Miami Football Recruiting Update – February 26, 2017

    Miami football recruiting update for the week of February 26, 2017. Mark Richt's Hurricanes have added a 4-star quarterback to their 2018 class.

    February 26, 2017

    Miami football recruiting update for the week of February 26, 2017. Mark Richt’s Hurricanes have added a 4-star quarterback to their 2018 class.


    The Brad Kaaya era is over at Miami, so now the Hurricanes will have to go in a new direction.

    The future looks bright, though, as Miami landed a commitment from 4-star quarterback Artur Sitkowski on Saturday. Aside from simply filling a need in their 2018 recruiting class, the Hurricanes’ addition of Sitkowski is sweeter due to the fact they beat out both Florida and Florida State for his pledge.

    It came about a week after the ‘Canes picked up a commitment from 4-star running back Camron Davis.

    But in the days leading up to Sitkowski’s commitment, Miami had shifted its focus to the 2019 recruiting class, as Richt and Co. are working hard to rebuild the once-proud program.

    The ‘Canes extended offers to wide receiver Larry Hodges and tight end Isaiah Foskey. The former is a native of Tampa, FL, while Hodges is out of Concord, CA.

    Note: Scout rankings and ratings used in this article.

    Miami Football Recruiting Update


    Complete Class

    • No. 3 Overall Class
    • Total Commits: 12
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 6
    • 3-Star Commits: 5
    • 2-Star Commits: 1
    • Lorenzo Lingard: 4-Star, No. 4 RB, No. 23 Overall
    • Artur Sitkowski: 4-Star, No. 8 QB, No. 75 Overall
    • Camron Davis: 4-Star, No. 21 RB, No. 252 Overall
    • Gilbert Frierson: 4-Star, No. 8 CB, No. 62 Overall
    • Daquris Wiggins: 4-Star, No. 40 WR, No. 238 Overall
    • Joshua Jobe: 4-Star, No. 3 S, No. 42 Overall
    • Nesta Silvera: 3-Star DT, Unranked Overall
    • Randy Russell: 3-Star S, Unranked Overall
    • Jalen Patterson: 3-Star CB, Unranked Overall
    • D.J. Ivey: 3-Star CB, Unranked Overall
    • Delone Scaife: 3-Star OT, Unranked Overall
    • Thomas Burns: 2-Star CB, Unranked Overall

    Top Targets

    • Patrick Surtain Jr.: 5-Star, No. 1 CB, No. 3 Overall
    • Brevin Jordan: 4-Star, No. 1 TE, No. 27 Overall
    • Al Blades Jr.: 4-Star, No. 22 CB, No. 222 Overall
    • Mark Pope: 4-Star, No. 50 WR, No. 281 Overall
    • Gurvan Hall: 4-Star, No. 15 S, No. 173 Overall

    Tweet Of The Week

    Four-star quarterback Artur Sitkowski decided not to waste any more time and commit to Miami.

    MORE: 2018 Recruiting Class Player Rankings – The CI 25

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