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College football recruiting: Miami Hurricane commitments

Miami

KEY LOSSES: CB Artie Burns, S Deon Bush, DB Dallas Crawford, DL Ufomba Kamalu, LB Raphael Kirby, LB Tyriq McCord, WR Rashawn Scott, WR Herb Waters

ORAL COMMITMENTS (16)

Player Pos. Ht./Wt. School
Jack Allison QB 6-5/195 Palmetto
Patrick Bethel DE 6-3/245 Vero Beach
Sam Bruce WR 5-8/180 St. Thomas Aquinas
Tyler Byrd DB 5-11/190 Naples
Travis Homer RB 5-10/190 West Palm Beach Oxbridge Academy
Michael Irvin Jr. WR/TE 6-3/210 St. Thomas Aquinas
Deion Jackson CB 6-1/180 Hallandale
Joseph Jackson DE 6-5/245 Miami Gulliver Prep
Zach McCloud LB 6-2/215 Lake Worth Santaluces
Dionte Mullins WR 5-11/180 Miami Gulliver Prep
Mike Pinckney LB 6-0/215 Jacksonville Raines
Shaquille Quarterman LB 6-0/235 Orange Park Oakleaf
James Wiggins CB 5-10/180 Miami South Dade
Latrell Williams WR 5-11/175 Lake City Columbia
Cedrick Wright ATH 5-9/180 Miami Gulliver Prep
Malek Young CB 5-9/175 Pompano Beach Coconut Creek

HOT PROSPECTS: New coach Mark Richt has the Hurricanes in line for a top-20 class that ranks among the top four in the ACC. Irvin has a famous father (the former UM and NFL star) but isn't the most highly touted receiver in the group. Bruce is one of Rivals' top 50 prospects and scored the first touchdown in the Class 7A state championship. Byrd and Quarterman are also consensus top-100 recruits. Mullins had a highlight-reel, one-handed touchdown catch in this month's Under Armour All-America Game. That pass came from Allison, a four-star recruit who could battle for the starting quarterback job when incumbent Brad Kaaya leaves.

Matt Baker, Times staff writer

College football recruiting: Miami Hurricane commitments 01/22/16 [Last modified: Saturday, January 23, 2016 8:28pm]
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