The absolute latest on the WR situation

The Hurricanes currently have three wide receiver commitments but two of them are still visiting other major programs. Several others are still considering the Canes. A lot is happening at this position and CanesTime's Mike Bakas has the absolute latest heading into the weekend. Read on.

The Canes currently have three commitments -- Lawrence Cager, Therrell Gosier, and Terrell Chatman

One player is no longer committed to Miami -- Emonee Spece

Several others are still being actively recruited.

Here's the latest:

Cager committed to Miami during the US Army All-American Game, despite having never been on campus for a visit. That doesn't happen often, which immediately raised a bit of a red flag to me. He also took visits to Virginia Tech and Wake Forest but now has an official scheduled to Alabama for next weekend. He's been there before, camped there, and has a lot of interest in the Tide. If they give him a chance to commit, there's a good chance he'll take it and cancel his Miami visit. The Canes should hope Bama doesn't give him a chance to commit. He's scheduled to visit here later this month.

Gosier is not being actively recruited by other FBS programs right now so his commitment is solid.

Chatman has now scheduled visits to TCU and Arizona State over the next two weekends. While ASU is in it, TCU is the major threat here. He likes them and they've made a serious run at him lately. Even if they're able to get him to commit on his visit there next weekend, he'll likely still visit here on Jan 30. Either way, this one will likely come down to the wire.

Spence is no longer seriously interested in Miami, although the Canes are still actively recruiting him. As of now, Louisville is considered the team to beat.

The Hurricanes are still recruiting a handful of others.

Daylon Charlot -- He's a 4-star from Louisiana, and took an official visit to LSU last month. Alabama is the current favorite and he visits them next weekend. He'll be one of 3 WR prospects scheduled to visit there that weekend, which is interesting for Miami to watch because if Bama decides to give Cager a chance to commit he's likely gone from this class. Since Charlot is a longshot for Miami anyway, Canes fans should almost hope that he commits to Bama next weekend (to perhaps decrease their interest in taking Cager). Arkansas commit K.J. Hill is also scheduled to visit there next weekend. Since he and Charlot are more of the same type of WR than Cager and Charlot, Miami fans should really hope he flips from Arkansas to Bama next weekend. Charlot is also scheduled to see Miami (Jan 23) and Arizona State (Jan 30) later this month.

Antonio Calloway is one of the top WR prospects in South Florida. He's scheduled to visit Miami next weekend and also plans to see Auburn, Alabama, and Florida later this month. He's the same type of WR s Charlot and Hill and since Miami has a better chance with him than Charlot, that's even more reason to hope Bama lands those two other receivers. Calloway likes how Amari Cooper went to Alabama and lit it up for 3 years. Florida is also seriously in the mix now too, especially with Randy Shannon recruiting him there.

Devante Peete is a big WR from St. Thomas Aquinas. He has not yet taken any visits and has them scheduled to Louisville and Auburn for later this month. The Canes are one of several schools trying to get a visit from him on the weekend of the 23rd. While it's still unclear what Miami's chances are of getting that visit, he's considered a longshot to be in this class.

Brandon Martin says the Hurricanes offered him earlier this week. He was an Under Armour All-American so the late offer is likely related to Chatman and Cager taking other trips and strongly considering TCU and Alabama, respectively. He has seen Kansas and plans to see Louisville, Missouri, and West Virginia over the next three weekends. Louisville is considered the leader right now. Since Chatman doesn't visit here until the 30th and Cager could get offered a chance to commit by Bama at just about any time until NSD, Miami will need to have a replacement in place in case one or both of those players bounce from the class. They are trying to bring Martin in for a trip, and the best chance will be him replacing Missouri for Miami on Jan 23.



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