Miami DB targets and who is most likely to commit

The Hurricanes have planned, for the last several years, to have Al Blades Jr. in their secondary in 2018. That goes back to Al Golden’s tenure, which ended in 2015. When Mark Richt took over, he could have written Blades’ name in permanent marker on his recruiting board.

So it’s not like Miami all of a sudden has a bunch of moving parts with Blades’ public commitment last weekend. Nothing will shift. Blades, a four-star recruit rated as highly as the No. 6 cornerback prospect in the country, has long wanted to follow in his late father’s footsteps and play for ‘The U.’

But now that he’s all-but-officially in the class, he joins four other defensive backs. It begs the question: how many others will Miami take? And who?

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