If the Hurricanes cannot convince four-star Oregon prep star Michael Johnson to come to Miami, it is possible that this is the first recruiting cycle since 2011 that UM does not sign an incoming freshman quarterback to a scholarship.
The Miami Hurricanes already have big brother Ahmmon Richards, a star receiver. Will they get little brother and top recruit Mark-Antony Richards, a Wellington athlete who attended Paradise Camp and is deciding among several schools for 2019?
The University of Miami Hurricanes football team received verbal commitments from six players following coach Mark Richt’s third-annual Paradise Camp, which took place on UM’s campus Friday and Saturday.
Deerfield Beach Bucks coach Jevon Glenn is currently leading a caravan of seven mini-vans full of talented and ambitious young football players who are trekking around the country, competing at college camps and touring campus at each stop.
Kevin Butler, a 6-foot, 170-pound cornerback who also plays wide receiver, transferred to Booker T. Washington from Homestead High. Butler has offers from Florida Atlantic and Bowling Green, while Miami and Tennessee also have shown interest.
Wide receivers keep growing taller and stronger, and coaches are now unearthing more stout cornerbacks to keep pace with that reality. In South Florida, American Heritage lined up two of the biggest and best cornerbacks in the nation in 6-2 ½ Tyson Campbell and 6-1, 200-pound Patrick Surtain Jr.
Most hard-core South Florida recruiting fans know about running backs Don Chaney, Kenny McIntosh, Nay’quan Wright and Daniel Carter. But take a look at a half-dozen underrated and/or unheralded running backs in the area who might surprise you come National Signing Day.
Four-star defensive back Keontra Smith announced Sunday that he has backed out of his commitment to Kentucky and is now committed to Miami, which he visited on several recruiting trips this spring. He was a top 250 player in the 247Sports rankings.
Listed at 5-10, 190 pounds, Don Chaney Jr. is now up to 5-11, 195, and Belen coach Eddie Delgado predicts his star player will be up to 205 pounds by September. This recruit for the Class of 2020 might be the best running back in South Florida.