The Hurricanes were able to land another commitment towards their 2021 class on Saturday night. This time it was four-star receiver Romello Brinson who gave his verbal pledge to Miami.
Brinson becomes the fourth commit from Miami Northwestern in the 2021 class, joining fellow pass-catcher Kahlil Brantley, corner Tim Burns and edge-rusher Ja’Corey Hammett.
247Sports Composite ranking has him as the No. 24 receiver in his class and the No. 20 recruit in the sunshine state. At 6-foot-2, 180lb, Brinson is able to burn defenders on routes and impose his will on smaller defensive backs. His versatility is one of his strong suits as he can catch the deep ball and line up at the slot. in fact, Romello has been compared to New Orleans Saints wideout Tre’Quan Smith for his lengthy frame and big playability.
He joins Jacolby George as the only two receivers committed to the Hurricanes in the class.
In 2019, Brinson earned 5A-2A All-Dade by the Miami Herald, totaling 43 receptions for 834 receiving yards and eight touchdowns for a Bulls team that won the 5A state title.
Following Brinson’s commitment, Manny Diaz and the Canes now hold the No. 9 ranked recruiting class for 2021.. After a 6-7 campaign in 2019, the staff has done a great job recruiting the South Florida pipeline this offseason.