Cavaliers add defender J.J. Jackson

According to multiple sources, defensive end/outside linebacker J.J. Jackson (Purcellville, Va./Woodgrove) has pledged to sign with Virginia.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound talent selected the Cavaliers over scholarship offers from Duke, Hampton, Ohio, Old Dominion and Yale along with interest from Maryland, among others.

Jackson registered 72 tackles and 13 sacks during his junior campaign.

He is Virginia's fourth Class of 2014 verbal.