‘Canes welcome 11 new players to football program – Sun Sentinel (blog)
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The Hurricanes already welcomed five members of their 2016 signing class as early enrollees.
Linebackers Shaquille Quarterman, Mike Pinckney and Zach McCloud, along with quarterback Jack Allison and defensive end Patrick Bethel all went through spring practice a few weeks ago.
Now a few more members of that class are on campus taking classes through Miami’s first summer session – and getting in conditioning workouts with their new teammates.
The Hurricanes announced the arrival of 10 players late Sunday night including signees Michael Irvin II, a tight end out of St. Thomas Aquinas; Ahmmon Richards, a wide receiver out of Wellington High; Travis Homer, a running back from Oxbridge High in West Palm Beach; safety Romeo Finley of Niceville; defensive end Joseph Jackson of Gulliver Prep and offensive lineman Tre Johnson of Orlando First Academy. You can read lots more about them here, in some of our coverage from National Signing Day earlier this year and here, where you can watch video and get bio information on all of Miami’s 2016 signees and commitments.
But those signees of note weren’t the only ones that arrived in Coral Gables on Sunday.
Miami also welcomed three transfers with college experience and two walk-ons that will give the Hurricanes some additional depth – something coach Mark Richt said his new team lacked throughout spring practice.
Among those walk-ons is Malik Mayweather, who had been a practice squad wide receiver for the Hurricanes in 2013 before heading to East Mississippi Community College. There, he played defensive back where he had two tackles in six games. The other walk-on joining Miami’s roster is Crispian Atkins, a running back out of Plant City.
Also joining the roster is Florida transfer Jack Spicer, a punter that looks to follow in the path of current punter Justin Vogel, who also transferred to the program after a brief stint with the Gators; safety Adrian Colbert, a graduate transfer from Texas and receiver Dayall Harris, a junior college player that also saw time at Mississippi.
Here are some links to help you get to know some of the new ‘Canes, who will be a part of Miami’s off-season conditioning program ahead of fall camp. Miami expects to welcome more players into the fold next month when the school begins Summer Session B classes on June 27.