CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden announced Wednesday the signing of 26 student-athletes to play football at ‘The U’. Miami’s 26 signees feature 24 high school standouts and nine January enrollees.
Miami’s 2014 signing class is ranked No. 8 by ESPN, No. 9 by Scout, 10 by Rivals and No. 11 by 247Sports.
Among Miami’s 2014 signees are 11 ESPN300 recruits – Joseph Yearby (No. 23), KC McDermott (No. 36), Chad Thomas (No. 65), Brad Kaaya (No. 112), Trevor Darling (No. 115), Trent Harris (No. 133), Anthony Moten (No. 182), Kiy Hester (No. 196), Darrion Owens (No. 246), Darrell Langham (No. 259) and Braxton Berrios (No. 289). Eight of Miami’s 16 signees hail from Miami-Dade County and three from both Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The signing class features nine early enrollees – Berrios, Darling, Harris, Calvin Heurtelou, McDermott, Ryan Mayes, Owens, Yearby and Juwon Young.
The University of Miami has launched the $7 million Football Victory Fund to address the most important needs of the football program. There are a variety of ways to contribute to the Football Victory Fund as well as to Hurricanes Athletics. For more information on how you can donate and details of the pending projects, please call the Hurricane Club at 305-284-6699 or visit umvictoryfund.com.
2014 MIAMI HURRICANES SIGNING CLASS
Braxton Berrios WR 5-9 181 Raleigh, N.C. / Leesville Road HS
Tyre Brady WR 6-3 180 Homestead, Fla. / South Dade HS
Trevor Darling OL 6-5 330 Miami, Fla. / Miami Central HS
Marques Gayot S 6-1 203 Lake Worth, Fla. / Park Vista Community HS
Trayone Gray RB 6-2 210 Miami Gardens, Fla. / Carol City HS
Trent Harris DE 6-2 227 Winter Park, Fla. / Winter Park HS
Christopher Herndon TE 6-4 225 Norcross, Ga. / Norcross HS
Calvin Heurtelou DT 6-3 318 Spring Valley, N.Y. / Spring Valley HS (Scottsdale CC)
Demetrius Jackson DE 6-5 225 Miami, Fla. / Booker T. Washington HS
Courtel Jenkins DT 6-1 315 Jersey City, N.J. / DePaul Catholic HS
Brad Kaaya QB 6-4 213 West Hills, Calif. / Chaminade HS
Darrell Langham WR 6-5 205 Lantana, Fla. / Santaluces Community HS
Nick Linder C 6-3 278 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS
Ryan Mayes DB 6-1 185 Miami, Fla. / Northwestern HS
Terry McCray LB 6-3 205 Pompano Beach, Fla. / Blanche Ely HS
KC McDermott OT 6-6 301 Wellington, Fla. / Palm Beach Central HS
Anthony Moten DT 6-4 292 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS
David Njoku ATH 6-4 215 Cedar Grove, N.J. / Cedar Grove HS
Darrion Owens LB 6-3 217 Orange Park, Fla. / Oakleaf HS
Malik Rosier QB 6-2 193 Mobile, Ala. / Faith Academy
Mike Smith DE 6-2 210 Miami, Fla. / Northwestern HS
Chad Thomas DE 6-5 229 Miami, Fla. / Booker T. Washington HS
Michael Wyche DT 6-4 330 Monterey Park, Calif. / Oscar Smith HS (East L.A. College)
Joseph Yearby RB 5-9 177 Miami, Fla. / Miami Central HS
Juwon Young LB 6-2 227 Albany, Ga. / Albany HS