Canes offer 6-foot-2 WR in Tampa

The Hurricanes have three wide receiver commitments in the current class but only one is over 6-feet. They're trying to add more, and just made another offer. Read on to learn more about him and what Miami's chances are.

"Just received an offer from the university of Miami," said Brandon Drayton on Tuesday.

At 6-foot-2 and 175 pounds, Drayton is a 2016 wide receiver prospect at Largo High near Tampa.

Drayton put his name on the recruiting map with a strong junior season, his first as a varsity starter. He finished the 10-game season with 10 catches for 254 yards and two scores. He also finished the season with 60 tackles and two interceptions while playing safety. While he's a talented two-way player who has produced on both sides, he's being recruited by most schools on offense.

Syracuse, Iowa, USF, and Purdue are some of his other FBS offers, which means he's being recruited like a 3-star wide receiver prospect. He's considered one of the top five or so wide receiver prospects in the greater Tampa area.

Drayton has already taken unofficial visits this spring to schools like UCF and Bowling Green but he's likely going to start getting bigger offers in the near future. Miami's his best offer to date which has put them in solid position moving forward.

Miami has 2016 wide receiver commitments from Ahmmon Richards, Dionte Mullins, and Sam Bruce but only Richards is over 6-feet and the Miami coaches have been actively giving out new offers to big receivers lately. That means they either don't feel good about keeping Richards committed or - more likely - they simply want to add another big receiver to this class. Now Drayton is another name on the board.

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