Former Virginia outside linebacker Max Valles was selected by the Oakland Raiders during the sixth round of the National Football League Draft on Saturday.
It took a while, but Eli Harold extended UVa’s streak of having a player selected in the NFL Draft to 32 years when he was taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round (79th overall).
The Maryland native has always shown up big in big events, so this postseason could be special.
Last Sunday, the Switzerland native beat Wake Forest’s Jon Ho to clinch the team victory as UVa won its ninth straight ACC championship.
Virginia helped a position of need Thursday by adding Stanford tight end transfer Charlie Hopkins.
Buzz around the linebacker who led the Cavaliers in sacks last season has died down in recent months.
Virginia defensive assistant Mike Archer has spent enough time around the NFL to project Anthony Harris having a long, successful career. But he’s also spent enough time around the league to know the former UVa safety should remain patient over the next few days.