AIME SPENDS NINE DAYS AS A CANE
Junior college DT Walvenski Aime decommitted from Miami nine days after he committed to the Canes. The 6-5, 285-pound 3-star out of Fort Scott Junior College in Kansas, reopened his recruitment in late July. Aime admitted that he rushed his decision and made the decision based on pressure from his family. He said he’s still considering the Canes, but he will visit Kentucky in July. He’s also considering Minnesota.
MIAMI PULLS IN FRONT FOR TRACE CHRISTIAN
The Hurricanes hosted 4-star RB Trace Christian for a camp and unofficial visit in June. It appears that Miami is among the leaders to lande the 6-1, 210-pound class of 2017 back. Christian also has an offer from NC State in the ACC, as well as Kentucky, Illinois and Cincinnati. The Canes offered him in May. “Great day in Miami,” Christian tweeted on June 21. “Great coachin’ from Tim ‘Ice’ Harris.”
MIAMI MAKES TOP SIX FOR WHITFIELD
Darius Whitfield is a 4-star defensive tackle in the class of 2016. The 6-3, 265-pounder is a standout at Mobile, Alabama’s St. Paul’s Episcopal. Whitfield has been swamped with offers and recently named his top six to focus on. “They’re all even,” he told Rivals. “Nobody’s ahead of those.” Miami is in the half dozen, along with five SEC schools: Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri and South Carolina. He plans to visit Miami over the summer. Florida State, Louisville and Wake Forest have also offered Whitfield but didn’t make the cut.
MIAMI IN TOP FIVE FOR LADLER
Khalil Ladler is a 4-star cornerback from Bradenton’s IMG Academy. The 5-10, 168-pound DB recently named his top five, and the Hurricanes survived the cut. The Canes are competing with Florida State in the ACC, as well as a trio of SEC squads: LSU, Georgia and Tennessee. Ladler visited the Canes in early June. Among teams that didn’t make it into the top five are Alabama, Auburn and Texas, as well as ACC foes Georgia Tech and Pitt.