Five-Star DB Latwan Anderson Commits to Track Team.

According to the Sun-Sentinel, the #2 DB in the nation has confirmed that no one wants to move to West Virginia (or play for Bill Stewart).

"I felt that all things were equal between West Virginia and Miami," Anderson told SI.com about the two schools. "The only difference was the football. In my opinion, Miami is far and away closer to winning conference and national championships than West Virginia."

Along with having family in Florida, Anderson said one other major factor figured into his decision.

"Even if I don't make the NFL, I could see myself living in Miami after I get my degree," Anderson said. "I don't know if I can say the same if I went to West Virginia. I don't know if I can see myself living there after school."

How badly, exactly, do people not want to live in West Virginia? There was no room in the inn, so Anderson's commitment was given to the Hurricanes' track coach.

The DB never spoke with UM football coaches during the recruiting process - he wasn't even on Miami's radar until after signing day. That's when Cane coaches called his school to inquire why he never signed with West Virginia.

After that they turned his recruitment over to track coordinator Amy Deem; Anderson said the Canes had no football scholarship to offer him.


Anderson...has personal best times of 11.26 seconds in the 100, 21.54 seconds in the 200 and 50.03 seconds in the 400. The track scholarship will convert over to football as soon as he plays in a game for the Canes.

"It was a little strange not talking to them, but I understand the situation," Anderson said. "I picked Miami because me, my dad and mom, we compared everything from Miami to West Virginia. And everything stacked up. Miami's academics were step and step, and when it came to football Miami was on another level."

Anderson had a press conference scheduled for today, but has canceled. "I'll sign my papers as soon as they get here tonight or tomorrow," Anderson said. "It's a done deal."

Seantrel Henderson, this is how you do it.

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