The Inaugural CanesInSight Early Signing Day Thread

The Inaugural CanesInSight Early Signing Day Thread

Peter Ariz
Video interview with Gurvan Hall

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Erick Marrero heads from Southridge and lands in Palm Beach Gardens via Bama’s helicopter. He’s sad to report that Hall has signed with Miami.

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QB Jarren Williams’ LOI is in. He’s a Cane


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Mark Pope with Erick “congrats bro” Marrero


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TE Brevin Jordan has signed

LB Patrick Joyner tells me he has signed with Miami. His ceremony will be tomorrow at South Dade at 9AM

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TE Will Mallory is signed

WR Brian Hightower is a Hurricane


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RB Camron Davis has signed

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WR Mark Pope signs with the Canes

RB Lorenzo Lingard is officially a Hurricane

K Bubba Baxa has signed

OT John Campbell is a Cane

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DE Greg Rousseau just texted me that he has signed with The U

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WR Daquris Wiggins is officially a Cane


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OL DJ Scaife signs with Miami

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Al Blades, Jr. has signed with the Canes

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Realus George has officially signed with the Canes

DJ Ivey is now officially a Miami Hurricane


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Early signings about to begin now at 7AM

I will be at Coral Gables HS at 9AM for Gilbert Frierson
Erick Marrero, hopefully in his final day with the site, will be at Southridge for Pope, Scaife, Wiggins at 9AM


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These 19 prospects will be signing with the University of Miami today on the first early signing day period in college football history. I will be providing updates all day long as each of them sign and send in their letters of intent -- Canesinsight will also be live from multiple locations. Enjoy all of the coverage and stay locked on Canesinsight.com.




QB Jarren Williams – Central Gwinnett HS (Ga.)
**previously committed to Kentucky, Ohio State and Auburn tried to recruit him down the stretch too
**accurate, decisive QB with mobility, very good size at 6-2, 205
**threw for over 3,000 yards, 28 TDs, and 4 INT this season, and over 500 yards and 10 TDs rushing
**fan held up sign at college gameday with his picture
**Neighborhood: Bridgewater

Commitment Video
[TWEET]938498405885767680[/TWEET]

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]366781313[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/3878790/5a00f8f7b023311530ead9f9[/HUDL]

FB Realus George – Pace Academy (Ga.)
**From Mechanicsville, Georgia
**Rivals #1 FB in the country
**Nicknamed “Unc” by Storm 18 teammates
**not 45 years old

Articles
George commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes-recruiting/3909
Post-OV interview: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes/3964

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]359630351[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4127510/59be260732dc720d542fd3ca[/HUDL]

RB Lorenzo Lingard – University HS
**2017 4A 300M Hurdles State Champion
**1,700 yards and 26 TDs in senior season
**enrolling at 195 pounds now in January
**explosive runner with NFL size + speed, tough between the tackles and has a knack for the big run, draws comparisons to Todd Gurley’s running style
**Storm 18 ambassador

Articles
Lingard talks Miami in June 2016: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/recruiting/2961
Lingard commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/5-star-RB-Lingard-commits-to-Miami/3462
Post-OV interview: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Lorenzo-Lingard-talks-OV-ready-to-enroll-early/3963

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]322007526[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[video=youtube;otc9GZxNRWw]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otc9GZxNRWw [/video]

RB Camron Davis – Carol City HS
**trains with former Miami LB and Carol City legend Willie Williams
**his mother is rapper Flo-Rida’s publicist
**5-10, 195 pounds running in the mid 4.5s-low 4.6 range, runs with balance, can block + catch passes out of the backfield, exceptional route runner
**Neighborhood: Carol City

Articles
Davis talks Miami offer: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-Carol-City-RB-Davis-talks-Miami-offer/3444
DMoney’s breakdown: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/South-Florida-18-The-RBs/3499
Video interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpUUpVS8kEg

Podcasts
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Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/5301408/5a0330db2347950420a4523d [/HUDL]

TE Will Mallory – Providence (Jacksonville)
**Father is special teams coach for Jaguars, Uncle is DB coach for the Falcons – both played at Michigan
**6-5, 215 with premier size/speed combo, brings vertical threat to tight end position, runs through arm tackles, has breakaway speed
**Missed most of senior year with injury
**owned Jeremy Shockey Saints jersey as a child

Articles
Mallory talks initial interest: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-TE-Will-Mallory-talks-Canes/3468
Mallory commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/TE-Will-Mallory-commits-to-Miami/3606
Excited for Paradise camp: https://www.canesinsight.com/articl...hockey-jersey-ready-to-learn-at-Paradise/3717

Podcasts
[SOUNDCLOUD]323153701[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4445768/58265b09688ec515a8c0d2b2[/HUDL]

TE Brevin Jordan – Bishop Gorman
**3-time state champion, 2-time national champion
**63 catches, 1111 yards, 13 TDs his senior season
**strong lower base, shifty, blocking ability, can stop on a dime + jump cut
**calls himself a “running back in a tight end’s body”
**Part-Korean

Articles
Jordan shows initial interest: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes-recruiting/3394
Recaps ND game visit: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Brevin-Jordan-recaps-ND-game-talks-QB-Williams/3907

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]318181223[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4408464/5a2b44b83deacb1518e9dc9c[/HUDL]

WR Mark Pope – Southridge
**Nickname is “Noodles”
**Scored game-winning TD in 2016 state championship game
**His former HS offensive coordinator David Cooney is on Miami’s quality control staff
**game-breaking ability as a receiver, dynamic returner, elite acceleration + lulls defenders to sleep, can play slot or outside

Articles
Pope shows initial interest: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes-recruiting/3289
Pope commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes-recruiting/3557

Podcasts
[SOUNDCLOUD]323153701[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/6165977/5a22ec25d225100e003fe5ca [/HUDL]

WR Daquris "Dee" Wiggins – Southridge
**Played his first two years at Killian
**Tall, lanky WR with large catch radius, needs weight room but has a chance to be a dangerous vertical threat and red zone target, smooth
**Neighborhood: Richmond Heights

Articles
February interview: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/daquris-wiggins-locked-miami/3497
Summer update: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/recruiting/3431
DMoney’s breakdown: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes/3542

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4752954/5828598b688ec21378021f6f[/HUDL]

WR Brian Hightower – IMG Academy
**From Calabasas, California
**big frame at 6-3, 195+, goes up and gets it, elite body control, strong hands
**bas baseball background, legit prospect if he focused on it
**Brooklyndee’s nephew

Articles
Hightower’s first visit: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Canes-make-move-with-2018-WR-Hightower-after-visit/2962
Video interview: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Video-Brian-Hightower-talks-Miami-visit-with-CanesInSight/3505
Hightower commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Miami-lands-premier-WR-Hightower/3522

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]311282455[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/3306915/583d9c69dfd8b7115c757ba5[/HUDL]


OL John Campbell – Dr. Phillips
**has gained 40 pounds in the last year, entering Miami around 300 pounds
**Athletic, great feet, finisher, needs to add strength so early enrollment will help him greatly
**committed to Miami on July 3rd
**knocked opponent out cold during a game this year, ambulance was needed to take the victim off on a stretcher

Articles
Campbell notices freshmen play early: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-commit-Campbell-notices-freshmen-see-the-field/3880

Podcasts
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Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/5283625/59f866220c53b201ccebb0d6 [/HUDL]

OL Delone “D.J” Scaife – Southridge
**was previously at Killian
**Nickname is Bo
**Has wrestling background before he got too heavy
**versatility to play any spot on the line but will settle inside at guard or center

Articles
February update: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes-recruiting/3512
Offseason update: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Big-offseason-of-work-for-Scaife/3626
Coach analysis: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/coach-analysis-2018-ol-scaife/3005

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]322007526[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/5271496/5a372494c119d70ab4865d85 [/HUDL]

OL Cleveland Reed – Fort Meade HS
**previously played at Lakeland HS
**strong, road-grader who will be a favorite of Gus Felder’s, dominant in run game

Articles
Reed Talks Canes: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-OG-Cleveland-Reed-talks-Canes/3495

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4171192/5a3860965ca9521164eebc0a [/HUDL]

DE Gregory Rousseau – Champagnat Catholic
**intriguing 6-6, 225-pound frame, coaches view him as Jason Taylor-type pass rusher with wiry strength and twitch
**deflected nearly 20 passes at the line of scrimmage this season
**2017 State Champion

Articles
Miami offers Rousseau: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Miami-offers-unique-2018-ATH-Rousseau/2987
DMoney’s breakdown: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/South-Florida-18-The-Hybrids/3641
Post-OV interview: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/DE-Rousseau-will-sign-early-recaps-visit/3966

Podcasts
[SOUNDCLOUD]333884051[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/6059454/59210340176bea1018e3c3c4[/HUDL]

LB Patrick Joyner – South Dade HS
**longtime FSU commit before flipping a couple weeks ago
**was at small school Keys Gate Charter prior to South Dade for his senior season
**excels in pass rushing situations, lengthy and a quick first step, forces tons of fumbles, will be a favorite of Manny Diaz with his versatility
**6-3, 215

Articles
DMoney's breakdown: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/South-Florida-18-The-Hybrids/3641
Joyner flips to Miami: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Patrick-Joyner-explains-decision-to-flip-to-Miami/3936

CB DJ Ivey – South Dade HS
**Committed back in June 2016 after Miami offered him at camp
**6-1, 175, length + smooth hips, cover corner
**Missed junior season with foot injury and bounced back with a big senior campaign, four-star recruit
**Neighborhood: Florida City

Articles
Ivey commits to Miami: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/ivey-discusses-commitment/2990
Ivey ready for a comeback: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-miami-commit-ivey-ready-comeback/3407
Post-official visit: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/ivey-recaps-official-visit-feels-confident-db-class/3962

Podcasts
[SOUNDCLOUD]334940407[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4754675/59fc796d066be22cfc058e77[/HUDL]


DB Gilbert Frierson – Coral Gables HS

**Committed to Miami in February 2016 three days after receiving his offer. Had already held offers from the likes of Bama, UGA, USC, and LSU.
**Younger cousin of Frank Gore
**Will enter Miami at 6-2, 190 pounds, physical DB who Canes want at CB, but can also play FS. Playmaker in the return game
**Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

Articles
Post-official visit: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/canes/3967
DMoney’s rankings: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/south-florida-18-safeties/3889

Podcasts
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Highlights
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DB Al Blades, Jr. – St. Thomas Aquinas
**started his HS career at University school
**threw up the U inside of Doak Campbell stadium as a sophomore while visiting FSU and posted the picture on social media
**long, physical defensive back who plays with confidence and a pep in his step

Articles
Blades commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Al-Blades-Jr-commits-to-Miami/3696
Blades feels bond with fellow DB commits: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Al-Blades-Jr-feels-bond-with-fellow-DB-commits/3965

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]329147697[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4285146/588ec8193deaaa3ce0c938c7 [/HUDL]

S Gurvan Hall – Palm Beach Gardens
** a prospect Miami defensive coaches had targeted since spring 2016
**committed in March 2017
**instinctive safety with range, explosive hitting ability, and a playmaker after interceptions, elite all-around player

Articles
Hall loves Coach Banda: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/2018-safety-Hall-Banda-makes-me-feel-like-I�m-his-son/3203
Hall excited about Miami class: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Gurvan-Hall-excited-about-Miami-s-recruiting-class/3424
DMoney’s breakdown: https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/South-Florida-18-the-Safeties/3889
Hall wants the #26 : https://www.canesinsight.com/articles/Gurvan-Hall-wants-the-26/3970

Highlights
[video=youtube;MVIZ0flWvxU]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVIZ0flWvxU[/video]

[HUDL]video/3/6311541/5a30379464ea190ed0062ef2 [/HUDL]

K Bubba Baxa – Pasadena Memorial HS
**6’, 195-pounds with a big leg
**has hit 70-yarders in practice
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**247's #3 ranked kicker

Podcast
[SOUNDCLOUD]325702829[/SOUNDCLOUD]

Highlights
[HUDL]video/3/4654844/5a0a6af606629d0ee0e5b4a2[/HUDL]
 

Comments (351)

19 of the 20 commits signing early? Richt looking at the college football universe like.............
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Do you know if there will be an early signing day presser?

It’s going to be interesting seeing Richt answering questions on recruits after practice.

Also looking forward to all the videos and pics they are going to put out of all the players—good marketing stunt.
 

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190
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