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Miami Hurricanes 2020 Early Signing Period Open Thread

All the updates and discussion surrounding Miami’s hits and misses on the recruiting trail in one place

State of the U Illustration by Mike Meredith

Welcome to the Early Signing Period, Canes fans!

This living document will be updated with every signee today, as well as the decisions of Canes targets as well.

2:15PM update

5-star LB Justin Flowe picks Oregon. He initially reached for Miami hat at the moment of his announcement, so the Canes get punked on National TV yet again.

1:25PM update

DE Romello Height flips from Miami to Auburn on NSD. Miami’s class sees yet another decommit, and now stands at 19 commitments. All committed players who planned to sign with Miami today have now done so with Height off the board.

1:15PM update

DE Elijah Roberts makes it 18 players who have now signed the NLIs with Miami today.

12:30PM update

DE Chantz Williams makes it 17 players who have now inked their NLIs with Miami today

12:10PM update

OT Jalen Rivers is the latest player to sign his NLI with Miami.

11:35AM update

The highest rated player committed to Miami has signed his NLI. Welcome home, RB Don Chaney Jr.

11:30AM update

Sorry about the delay. I had internet connectivity issues for like 45 minutes there.

While I was gone, several more players signed their NLIs with Miami. First up was the 13th signee, WR Michael Redding III.

Then the 14th signee was the last WR in the class: Dazalin Worsham

10:50AM update

RB Jaylan Knighton is the 12th player to sign his NLI with Miami.

10:25AM update

Miami has received the 11th NLI of the day, this time from S Jalen Harrell.

10:17AM update

After a tumultuous hour, reportedly precipitated by the fact the coach recruiting him to Nebraska is leaving the program and Nebraska’s coaches were calling and BEGGING him to still come, South Dade 4-star DB Jaiden Francois elected to stick with his heart and commit to the Cornhuskers.

10:10AM update

The Jaiden Francois circus continues. Whew buddy.

The latest player to sign their NLI with Miami is WR Xavier Restrepo. 10th signee for the Canes.

9:50AM update

Jaiden Francois’s signing ceremony is underway but he’s not announcing yet. Drama?

The next connection to TEU has signed. TE Dominic Mammarelli is the 9th player to sign his NLI with Miami.

9:15AM update

OT Chris Washington brings size and length to the Canes, and is the 8th player to sign his NLI today.

9:00AM update

LB Corey Flagg Jr. is the 7th player to sign his NLI with the Canes.

8:35AM update

LB Tirek Austin-Cave is the 6th player to sign his NLI with the Canes.

8:22AM update

The 5th signee has inked his NLI: CB Marcus Clarke

8:20AM update

Loving the graffiti-themed artwork the Canes are using on their recruiting graphics this year? The lead senior designer for them is Kevin Ortiz. Meet the man behind them in this August profile by KappaCane on Miami’s new graphic designer who spent years in the game honing his craft.

8:00AM update

The next signee is one I’ve personally known for years: S Brian Balom

7:45AM update

The next signee to send in his LNI is DB Keshawn Washington

7:30AM update

The first 2 NLIs are in. First up is your QB of the future, Tyler Van Dyke

Next up is a freaky defender: DE Quentin Williams.

So hop in the comments and enjoy the day!

Go Canes