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In a signing day flip, Booker T. Washington LB James King eschews his commitment to FAU and signs with the Miami Hurricanes

Booker T. Washington LB James King flips from FAU and signs with Miami on National Signing day
Booker T. Washington LB James King flips from FAU and signs with Miami on National Signing day
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Looking for depth at LB, the Miami found just that when Booker T. Washington LB James King flipped from FAU and signed with the Hurricanes on National Signing Day.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>LB James King poster with the Miami logo <a href="https://twitter.com/SFHSSports">@SFHSSports</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Canes?src=hash">#Canes</a> <a href="http://t.co/XNsgM65m66">pic.twitter.com/XNsgM65m66</a></p>&mdash; Peter Ariz (@PeterAriz) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeterAriz/status/562975241119731712">February 4, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>James King is a Hurricane. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Canes?src=hash">#Canes</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/HeraldSports">@HeraldSports</a></p>&mdash; Andre Fernandez  (@AndreMHsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/AndreMHsports/status/562986198436941827">February 4, 2015</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>James King announces that he is a Miami Hurricane <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Canes?src=hash">#Canes</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/SFHSSports">@SFHSSports</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/joshdarrow">@joshdarrow</a></p>&mdash; Peter Ariz (@PeterAriz) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeterAriz/status/562986217336479745">February 4, 2015</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>What is Miami getting in James King? A versatile, fast, instinctive football player <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Canes?src=hash">#Canes</a></p>&mdash; Peter Ariz (@PeterAriz) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeterAriz/status/562986504428199937">February 4, 2015</a></blockquote>
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A pillar of the State Championship defense employed by Booker T. Washington, King is an athletic LB at 6'1 200lbs who adds quality depth to that position. Added bonuses are that he's teammates with RB signee Mark Walton, and a local player, which should help quell some of the cries from Canes Fans.

King chose Miami over his previous commitment to FAU. He also had offers from Arkansas, FIU, and others.

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Welcome to the U, James!!!