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Miami Needs To Land Keyshawn Greene

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This linebacker is a must get for the Canes

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One of the more interesting recruiting targets for the Miami Hurricanes as of late is linebacker Keyshawn Greene out of Wakulla High School outside of Tallahassee. The former FSU commit de-committed from the Seminoles this past Friday, the same weekend he was taking his official visit at Miami, and has emerged as a crucial target for the Canes.

247Sports has Greene as a four-star prospect and the 12th ranked linebacker in the 2020 class. What impresses me most about the outside linebacker is his lighting quick speed. Reports have Greene at running a 4.4 40-yard dash at The Opening Regional in late February. At 6-3 and 200 pounds, Greene’s physique is perfect for a Manny Diaz defense.

The Hurricanes lose both starting linebackers after this season in Shaquille Quarterman and Michael Pinckney, so Greene could come in day one and compete for a possible starting job. Miami will also return redshirt senior Zach McCloud.

Miami currently has three linebackers committed in the 2020 class, Romello Height, Tirek Austin-Cave and Corey Flagg. UM is also in the running for five-star LB Justin Flowe out of California and three-star Jesus Machado from Hialeah.

Greene had an outstanding senior season, in which he totaled 147 tackles plus nine TFLs, and became Wakulla’s fourth All-American, leading his team to a 13-1 record.

In wake of FSU’s head coaching search, Greene decided to de-commit from the Seminoles, the school he’d been committed to since April. It’s been reported that Greene’s decision will come down to Miami and Nebraska. Greene isn’t expected to be an early enrollee candidate.

Greene should be at the absolute top for the Hurricanes recruiting staff, and would be one of the most important signees of this class if he were to choose Miami.