All-America WR John Dunmore confident Miami offer will come

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COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — Spring is just about to officially arrive, and with less than 11 months until National Signing Day 2019, John Dunmore remains an outlier for Miami. Of the top 25 prospects in Florida, Dunmore is one of only two who still doesn’t claim an offer from the Hurricanes. As the No. 119 player in the 247Sports composite rankings, Dunmore is the highest-ranked South Florida prospect without a Miami offer.

It’s not like Dunmore has any shortage of options, though, and even if he didn’t, he wouldn’t be worried. The 4-star wide receiver unofficially visited Coral Gables, Fla., on Feb. 21 and still feels confidence an offer will come.

“Ron Dugans, he’s a unique guy. He wants to build that relationship first,” Dunmore told DieHards on Sunday in Coconut Creek. “It’s not even about the offer. I know I’m going to get the offer. He wants to build that relationship first, that brotherhood and that’s it. He’s very loyal. I appreciate him for that, just being different.”

With each camp Dunmore participates in this offseason, it becomes a bit more perplexing that the Hurricanes haven’t offered. He secured an invitation to The Opening finals and the Rivals 5-Star Challenge in February. He dominated the adidas East Coast Invitational earlier in March. On Sunday at North Broward Preparatory School, Dunmore earned his highest honor yet. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound athlete played his way into the Under Armour All-America Game with a standout performance at an Under Armour All-America Camp at Tom Marcy Field.

Dunmore committed to play in the game shortly after.

“This is a blessing. I just came out here and competed, and I needed, just needed it,” said Dunmore, who has also played some free safety. “This is the game I wanted to play in.”

Still, Miami has been picky about the wide receivers it has offered this cycle and doesn’t have much room to add more to the class. The Hurricanes have held a commitment from local 4-star wide receiver Brieon Fuller since May and locked up 4-star in-state wide receiver Jeremiah Payton on Feb. 20. They’re still pushing hard for local 5-star wide receiver Frank Ladson and have offered only 16 wideouts, most of whose recruitments are not particularly active.

If Miami ever does get seriously involved, the Hurricanes are in good position to make a run. Dunmore recently transferred to Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory School in Hollywood, Fla., where he now plays with a pair of Miami commits and a number of other prospects with offers from the Hurricanes. The Hurricanes have plenty of potential ins with Dunmore. He plans to visit Miami on Saturday for an elite junior day event and release a top 10 “soon.”

Until then, Florida State might be the team to beat for the former Florida commit. He’ll visit the Seminoles on March 31. A day earlier, he’ll visit the Gators for the first time since the new coaching staff arrived.

“They’re always going to be up there,” Dunmore said. “That’s not only my dream school, that’s my family’s dream school, so for me to have the chance to go there and have my family, that’s a lot.”

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