Local commit highlights big things happening in Miami recruiting

Miami picked up a local commitment this week in the form of Belmont defensive back Jadon Rucker-Furlow.

That continued a strong start to the 2018 recruiting cycle for RedHawks coach Chuck Martin.

Recruiting: Belmont’s Jadon Rucker-Furlow makes his college choice

While much can and almost certainly will change between now and December when recruits can first sign letters of intent, Miami’s class 11-member class ranks No. 1 in the MAC as of the middle of June.

The RedHawks are 50th overall in 247sports composite rankings, far higher than their best mark in the 247 database (since 2002).

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In 2015, Miami’s class ranked No. 77, and the average over the last 10 years is 98.3.

That was Martin’s first full-year recruiting class, and it ranked No. 2 in the MAC when all was said and done.

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Last season, the RedHawks became the first team to win its last six games in a season and qualify for a bowl.

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