Hillsborough's Dwayne Lawson commits to Miami Hurricanes



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Thu. May 15, 2014 | John C. Cotey | Email

Hillsborough's Dwayne Lawson commits to Miami Hurricanes

Hillsborough quarterback Dwayne Lawson has orally committed to the University of Miami, Terrier offensive coordinator Max Warner confirmed.

Canesport.com says that Lawson picked Miami over the likes of Florida, Tennessee and UCF and that assistant coach James Coley had visited the rising senior three times this spring. The rest of article is for subscribers only, though the Miami Herald wrote that Lawson told Canesport.com he should be considered a "soft" oral commitment and would make a final decision in October. 

He plans on visiting Ohio State, Mississippi and Tennessee before then.

"I just think Miami is the place for me to be,'' Lawson told Canesport. "That's what made me commit."

Lawson also called it "a perfect situation." To read the Miami Herald report, click HERE.

The 6-foot-5, 212-pound Lawson was an all-county pick last year after throwing for 2,120 yards and 22 touchdowns, while also rushing for 1,068 and nine touchdowns. He was one of Tampa Bay's top high jumpers and triple jumpers this past season, and arguably its most athletic quarterback.


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