Local RB/WR lands Miami offer

The Hurricanes offered one of the most productive local seniors yesterday. Read on to learn more about him as a prospect and to see what Miami's chances are.

According to Scout's Corey Bender, Anthony Jones (Miami Central HS) was offered by Miami yesterday.

His team will play in a state semi-final game tomorrow night. Jones has been the team's No. 2 WR all season behind 4-star Devante Phillips. He has 27 catches for 374 yards and three touchdowns on the season. Phillips has 43 for 675 yards and seven scores.

He's also been the team's No. 2 RB all season and has 685 yards and a team-high 17 touchdowns. He's been the total yardage leader for the Rockets all season and is clearly their short-yardage back.

At 5-foot-11 and 190 pounds, Jones lacks breakaway speed but does a nice job with a lot of intermediate routes as a receiver and is a talented back between the tackles.. He hasn't been a game-breaker at Central the same way Phillips has and doesn't have the same ability at RB that kids like Joe yearby and Dalvin Cook had from last year's team.

Cincinnati, USF, Bowling Green, Marshall, and FIU were some of his early offers so he was being recruited like a high 2/low 3 star prospect. He committed to FIU about 3.5 weeks ago.

It remains unclear which position will be his best one when he gets to college. He's somewhat similar to Trayone Gray from that standpoint. However, more schools are recruiting him to play WR right now than RB.

If Miami keeps this offer on the table, he'll most likely be in the 2015 class.

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