CB explains Miami commitment

Nate Dortch switched his commitment from North Carolina to Miami on Tuesday and talked to Scout.com all about it. Read on for the details.

Nate Dortch committed to North Carolina shortly after their summer camp. However, he switched his pledge to Miami following an unofficial visit to the school on Tuesday.

"I went down to UM today with my mom. It was nice. I saw a lot of great things, learned a lot of great things. The thing I liked most is its not a real big school, only 10,000 people or maybe a little more. That's a big plus to me."

Dortch, 5-foot-11 and 160 pounds, spent some quality time with Miami coaches.

"I met Coach Williams, Coach Fisch, Al Golden, and a few other coaches. Coach Williams is a good guy. Even when I committed to North Carolina he kept recruiting me so I respect that."

Dortch is excited about the direction of the program under Golden.

"Everybody explained their plan to me. He's determined and pushing everyone. I wanna be a part of that."

Dortch was previously committed to North Carolina and explained the switch.

"Miami offered me after I committed to North Carolina but I was still solid to them," he said. "But with the coach getting fired, I didn't have a real good feeling. So much was happening so I decided to take the Miami visit and see what it was all about. That's when I realized that Miami is where I wanna be."

The standout cornerback prospect, who played in the same secondary as incoming freshman Dallas Crawford at South Fort Myers High last season, talked about UM football and what it means to him.

"The thing I like most about Miami is how they carry themselves, and what the legacy is. They put a lot of players into the NFL. The type of swagger they carry is something I like."

So what separates Dortch from other top DB prospects out there? He stays pretty humble about it.

"I don't know if I'm one of the best but I just do what I do," he said.

The recruiting process is now over for the rising senior.

"I'm done. I'm tired of all the recruiting. Miami is where I wanna be so I'm not gonna take any more visits or anything."

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