Did UM losing its DC impact DT commit?

Luther Robinson was an early commitment to Miami and his recruiting coach at Miami was Bill Young, who announced tonight that he was leaving Miami to take the same position at Oklahoma State. What is Robinson saying? How much of a factor are the Gators? Read on for all the latest.

Of all of Miami's defensive recruits who could be impacted by the news of Bill Young leaving, Luther Robinson would seem the most likely to have an issue with it since Young recruits Westwood High and was on Robinson from the beginning. We caught up with Robinson Tuesday night to ask him about it.

"I just heard about it," Robinson said. "A bunch of people are calling and stuff. It doesn't really matter, though. He's not my position coach. If that was Coach Hurtt going somewhere, it'd be different. My commitment to UM hasn't changed any."

While Young's departure may not have an impact on Robinson's commitment to the Canes, the Florida Gators are hoping their recent visit will. Robinson talked about that.

"I went up there last weekend actually," he said. "It was good. They talked to us, showed us around, the same ole. I went up with my dad and we liked it and I'm still considering them but I'm still committed to Miami."

Next up is an official visit to UCF this weekend and then Miami the following weekend. Robinson received a visit from Miami coach Randy Shannon on Monday.

"He came up and talked to me," he said. "It was a good meeting. He was talking about the academics, the depth chart, things like that. I like him a lot. It was good. Everything's good with UM right now."

Robinson, a three-star prospect who recently canceled a scheduled visit to Florida State, played in the Offense/Defense All-American Game earlier this month.


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