Kobe Pace, Running Back: Clemson transfer Kobe Pace gives second-year head coach Tony Elliot a player familiar with his system. Pace is a veteran that can be a culture builder for the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers struggled to run the football, and Pace can come in and give the running back room an instant upgrade.
Cam Kelly, Corner Back: North Carolina transfer Cam Kelly returns to his home state to play college football for the Cavaliers. The redshirt senior has played a lot of football and gives the Cavaliers some much-needed talent, experience, and depth in the secondary.
Kelly comes to Charlottesville with 179 career tackles and five interceptions. The former four-star had a breakout season in 2021 with four interceptions. Kelly is an upgrade for the Cavaliers and should be a plug-and-play starter this fall.
Tony Muskett, Quarterback: The most crucial question the Cavaliers have to answer this offseason is, “who’s playing quarterback?” It is a good chance that the Cavaliers will look to the transfer portal after spring practice. However, Virginia did sign Monmouth transfer quarterback Tony Muskett.
Muskett was an FCS All-American and All-Big South selection, throwing for over 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in his career. If Virginia doesn’t bring anyone else in, Muskett and junior Jay Woolfolk could compete for QB1.