Standout RB Will Visit UM

This talented running back prospect just finished a record-setting season and now he's ready to take some recruiting trips. Read on to find out why he's so high on Miami.

At 6-feet and 193 pounds, Apopka, Fla. standout running back Alan Abrams saw his season come to an early end last Friday.

"Winter Park just got outplayed," he said. "Our offense couldn't get things going and theirs did. It was a good season for us but I wanted another state title."

Abrams did get one title though and that was the school's all-time single season rushing title, which was previously held by Jeremi Rudolph. Proving why he's one of the elite running back prospects in Florida, Abrams gained 1,600 yards and 20 touchdowns in 11 games.

A full academic qualifier, Abrams also took some time to discuss the recruiting process.

"I have a visit set up with Purdue," he said. "That's it for now. The only other one that I know I'll visit for sure is Miami. But we haven't come up with a date yet."

Abrams said he still gets weekly calls from all of his remaining favorites.

"I have it narrowed down to about seven," he said. "Miami, Purdue, South Carolina, Ole Miss, LSU, Indiana, and South Florida. They have all offered me except for Miami. My other three visits will be out of those schools right there."

Abrams talked more about the Hurricanes, as he's been paying close attention to the situation at running back.

"They've been great this season again," he said. "I'm hoping Willis McGahee leaves early because that will give me a better opportunity if I go there. If they win it again and he'll be a first round pick, I'm sure he'll leave."

Abrams talked more about the running back situation at UM.

"I know Frank Gore is really good," he said. "I hope he comes back strong because I love competition. If Tyrone Moss went to Miami, I'd still go there if I have an offer."

Abrams said although he's very high on the Hurricanes, he does not have a favorite right now.

"I like a lot of them right now," he said. "I haven't even narrowed it down to which ones I'll visit for sure. I like a lot of them still. The only thing I can say is I have no interest at all in Florida State and Florida. I told them that right from the start."

Abrams said he now plans to focus on winning another state championship before graduation.

"I'm going to start working out for track season," he said. "I want to win the state championship in either the long jump or triple jump so I need to work hard."

Abrams said he talks with UM running backs coach Don Soldinger from Miami.

"He's cool," he said. "He's been the one recruiting me all year. We just talk about the games and stuff like that."

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