Super RB Very High on UM

This super running back prospect wasn't able to watch the Florida/Miami game on Saturday because he was playing in some games of his own. However, the talented running back enjoyed the results and talked all about the Hurricanes, which have offered. Where does Miami stand and will he visit UM? Read on to find out this and more.

At 6-feet and 195 pounds, Stockton (Calif.) Edison standout running back Lynell Hamilton is getting pretty excited for the start of his season next week.

"We've played a bunch of scrimmages," Hamilton said. "On Saturday, we played a jamboree against three other teams. I scored a TD in every game."

Hamilton, who plays tailback in a "Fun-n-Gun" offense, said he plans on getting around 12 carries a game this season.

"It's not a lot, but it's another reason why I have to make something happen every time I touch it. Since I don't get 20-25 carries a game, I need to get that type of yardage in about half the amount of carries," he said after averaged 14.2 yards per carry as a junior last season. "Whatever I can do to help my team win, that's what I want."

The standout running back has seen what being one of the nation's top prospects will do.

"Recruiting is going well but my phone won't stop ringing," he laughed. "UCLA was the first one to call but it hasn't stopped since. USC, Miami, Michigan, Arizona State, Arizona, Colorado State, Colorado, there's been a bunch of them."

Hamilton said he was unable to watch the Canes and Gators on Saturday because of his team's jamboree.

"The only game I saw was part of the UCLA/Colorado State game," he said. "But I heard Miami really dominated Florida and their running backs had great games."

The standout running back talked more about the Hurricanes.

"They called and said they're going to be keeping in touch and that they want to schedule a visit," he said. "I'm going to schedule those for after the season, so it'll probably be sometime in January. Miami wants me to visit and it's a for sure thing that I'll be taking one there."

There have been reports indicated Miami has yet to offer Hamilton.

"Oh yeah, Miami's offered," he said. "Them and Michigan and about 20-some others have. I just want to be able to enjoy my senior season, take some visits, and then make a commitment somewhere."

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