Miami is back in the Top Ten of the 247Sports Team Rankings after landing the commitment Miami Palmetto three-star wide receiver Brashard Smith Sunday evening.
The Hurricanes, whose score jumped to 242.58 after landing Smith, leaped Florida in the rankings and are a little over four points away from the ACC champion Clemson Tigers, who have the No. 9 class.
Smith, who is considered one of the fastest players in The Sunshine State, chose the Hurricanes over offers from Florida, Tennessee, Oregon and Auburn. The rising senior took 13 of his 36 receptions for a touchdown as a junior and was named first-team All-Dade by The Miami Herald.
James Williams has Miami trending up among South Florida recruits.
Miami is killing it in South Florida — Have we seen this before? Here and there. Back in the day under Randy Shannon, it was thought Miami was back in South Florida and under Mark Richt the 'Canes did really well one year, but I haven’t seen anything close to this level in awhile. The commitment of James Williams
has really helped Miami turn the corner and Leonard Taylor
and others should follow. Around 85 percent of the Hurricanes' class is from South Florida and Manny Diaz is killing it.