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Welcome to the U, John Campbell

Miami adds a talented OT to the 2018 recruiting class

Orlando (FL) Dr. Phillips OT John Campbell is the latest player to commit to the Miami Hurricanes

Miami added a literal and figurative big piece to the 2018 class today when Orlando (FL) Dr. Phillips OT John Campbell committed to the Hurricanes.

A stout 6’5” 284lb lineman, Campbell has the tools to be a top performer at Offensive Tackle. His height and length bring a different dimension to Miami’s recruiting class that until now had been lacking.

Getting Campbell on board in the 2018 recruiting class is a positive step for Miami, which desperately needs Tackles to compliment the assortment of Guards, both on the roster and in this recruiting class. Campbell is unlikely to be a day 1 starter at Tackle for Miami, but he has the physical attributes and athletic potential to be a quality player at that position in the years to come.

Campbell is a player that has seen his recruiting profile rise significantly through the spring evaluation and camp season. Once a lightly recruited player, Campbell committed to Miami from a list of 42 scholarship offers, which included Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Ohio State, and Southern Cal, among others. That’s a who’s who of P5 programs, so this recruiting win for OL coach Stacy Searels shouldn’t be discounted by any means. This is a good get. Period.

Campbell is the 19th commitment overall in Miami’s 2018 recruiting class, and the 3rd offensive lineman overall. He joins 4-star Guards Delone Scaife (he’ll get his deserved bump soon, calm down) and Cleveland Reed as OL commits in the 2018 class for Miami.

For a better idea about the kind of player Miami is adding in Campbell, check out the highlights below:

Welcome to the U, John!