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Written by Stuart Wang   
Wednesday, 12 December 2007

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2001 (25):
PlayerPos.School

# Kellen Winslow II
HT/WT/40: 6-5/210/4.60
WR/TE Scripps Ranch
(San Diego, CA)
One of the nation's most highly regarded all-around players who played extensively at three different positions (receiver, tight end and defensive end) during his high school players...Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash...Caught 45 passes for 800 yards and nine touchdowns in his senior season of 2000...Has 32 catches for 400 yards and six touchdowns as a junior in 1999...Had 32 tackles and 13 quarterback sacks with three fumble recoveries and one interception on defense in 1999...Rated the No. 41 prospect, regardless of position, in California by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 6 "Jumbo Athlete" in the nation by SuperPrep in the summer of 2000...Is the son of NFL Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, a former San Diego Chargers and University of Missouri star who currently is an analyst for Fox Sports...Chose Miami over Michigan State, Washington, UCLA, Texas, Michigan, Southern California and Ohio State...Coached by Kevin Hedges at Scripps Ranch High.

# Antrel Rolle
HT/WT/40: 6-1/205/4.40
CB Soth Dade
(Homestead, FL)

Consensus rates Rolle the top defensive back prospect in all of South Florida...An outstanding athlete who is blessed with exceptional speed, quickness and strength...Has been clocked at 4.4 in the 40...An intelligent player...A Parade All-American...the No. 2 prospect in Florida and Dade County by the Miami Herald, as well as No. 14 nationally...Widely regarded as one of the top 100 prospects in the nation, regardless of position...Member of the Dallas Morning News National Top 100...Listed as the No. 1 cornerback on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...The No. 8 player in the state by the Gainesville Sun...Rated the No. 4 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 47 prospect in the nation by SuperPrep...A SuperPrep All-American...First-Team Class 5A All-State selection in 2000...Named to the prestigious All-Gridiron Team by Sunshine Network for 2000...A member of the Florida Top 100 by The South Florida Sun-Sentinel...Named to the BorderWars.com All-South First Team...also listed as the No. 24 overall player in the South by BorderWars.com...Was an exceptional cornerback in high school and also one of the state's best return men...Had 86 tackles and three interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, as a senior in 2000...On offense, Rolle had four catches for 160 yards and a touchdown in 2000...Made 85 tackles with three pass interceptions and broke up five passes as a junior in 1999...Returned six kicks for scores in 1999 (three punts and three kickoffs)...An excellent student with a 3.8 grade-point average who plans to study pre-Med at UM...Chose Miami over Florida, Notre Dame, Florida State, Ohio State and Georgia Tech...Coached by Don Drinkhahn at South Dade High.


# Sean Taylor
HT/WT/40: 6-3/220/4.50
CB Gulliver Prep
(Miami, FL)

One of the outstanding players in Florida during his senior season, Taylor soared up recruiting lists during the 2000 season...the No. 7 prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald...Rated the nation's No. 18 skill athlete by SuperPrep...A SuperPrep All-American...The No. 23 overall prospect in Florida, regardless of position, by SuperPrep...An Orlando Sentinel Super Southern Team selection... Listed as the No. 1 athlete on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...The No. 14 player in Florida by the Gainesville Sun...Accounted for three touchdowns (two receving, one rushing) in the state title game victory over Marianna...A teammate of Gulliver Prep quarterback and fellow UM signee Buck Ortega...Helped lead Gulliver to the Florida Class 2A State Championship in 2000...Was a star on both sides of the ball in 2000, Taylor rushed for 1,300 yards and a state-record 44 touchdowns...Played running back, defensive back and linebacker at Gulliver...Rushed for more than 200 yards twice during Gulliver's state playoff run...Racked up more than 100 tackles during the 2000 season...Displayed excellent hands as a receiver...Chose Miami over Clemson...Coached by Steve Howie at Gulliver Academy.


# Vince Wilfork
HT/WT/40: 6-2/344/5.20
DT Santaluces
(Boynton Beach, FL)

Regarded as one of Florida's top three defensive linemen after the 1999 season... USA Today Second-Team All-American... a SuperPrep All-American, rated the No. 10 defensive lineman nationally... rated the No. 10 defensive lineman in the Southeast Region by PrepStar... listed as the No. 7 overall prospect in Florida by SuperPrep... named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100... named to the Dallas Morning News National Top 100... named the No. 2 defensive tackle in Florida on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list... listed as a National Blue Chip All-American nose tackle by recruiting analyst Max Emfinger... timed at 5.2 in the 40... made 88 tackles as a junior, while being double-teamed... finished his senior season with 72 tackles, with 11 sacks... finished second in the state in the Class 6A shot put and discus... coached by Ray Berger.


# Kelly Jennings
HT/WT/40: 6-0/170/4.50
CBSuwanee
(Suwanee, FL)

Started on both offense and defense for one of the top programs in North Florida...Led Suwanee to a 9-4 season and a berth in the state playoffs...Was an excellent receiver on offense, catching 43 passes for 720 yards and five touchdowns...One of the top defensive backs in the state, Jennings had 41 tackles and one interception in 2000 at cornerback...Rated the No. 62 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep... Listed as the No. 4 cornerback on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Rated the No. 36 player in Florida by the Gainesville Sun...Guided his team to a third-round appearance in the State Class 3A Playoffs with a 9-4 record...Has been timed at 4.5 in the 40...Caught 26 passes for 386 yards and four touchdowns as a junior in 1999...Had 35 tackles, two interceptions and seven passes broken up as a junior in 1999...Won his school's Scholar-Athlete Award as a junior with a 3.42 grade-point average...Chose Miami over Georgia Tech, Florida State, Florida and Clemson...Coached by Jay Rawls at Suwanee High.


# Roscoe Parrish
HT/WT/40: 5-9/165/4.40
WRMiami Senior
(Miami, FL)

The No. 4 prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald, as well as No. 10 in the state...Rated the No. 67 overall prospect in Florida, regardless of position, by SuperPrep...Listed as the No. 3 athlete on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Listed as the No. 81 overall player in the South by BorderWars.com...Although his team went 7-6 during his senior season, he led them to the District title and the third round of the Class 6A Playoffs...Was perhaps the most explosive running and passing quarterback in Florida during the 2000 season, passing for 2,201 yards and rushing for 613 yards...A first-team Class 6A selection in 2000...During his junior season of 1999, passed for 1,400 yards and 10 touchdowns with just five interceptions while completing 78 of 136 passes...Rushed 60 times for 600 yards and six touchdowns in 1999...Had 10 tackles during the 1999 season...Chose Miami over Mississippi, North Carolina State, West Virginia, Michigan State, Florida State and Wisconsin...Coached by Earl Tillman at Miami Senior High.


# Rocky McIntosh
HT/WT/40: 6-3/220/4.40
LBGaffney
(Gaffney, SC)

Developed a reputation as a hard-hitting, hard-working player...Made plays all over the field during his prep career...Is a punishing tackler...Excellent in run support and against the pass...Has been timed at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the No. 15 linebacker in the nation by SuperPrep...Named to the BorderWars.com All-South Second Team...also listed as the No. 56 overall player in the South by BorderWars.com...Named to the South Carolina Shrine Bowl Team...Carries a 3.0 grade-point average in high school...Nicknamed "Rocky" by his grandmother...Chose Miami over Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Clemson...Coached by Joe Montgomery at Gaffney High.


# Leon Williams
HT/WT/40: 6-4/220/4.55
LBCanarsie
(Brooklyn, NY)

Regarded as one of the nation's most athletically gifted defensive line/linebacker prospects...Has the ability to make plays all over the field because of his exceptional speed and lateral movement for a player his size...A Parade magazine All-American...A USA Today first-team All-American...The Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of New York...Recorded 98 tackles, 12 quarterback sacks, recovered four fumbles and intercepted three passes as a senior in 2000...listed as the No. 6 prospect nationally by the Miami Herald...Also played as a tight end during his junior season of 1999, catching 20 passes for 219 yards and three touchdowns...A SuperPrep All-American and a member of SuperPrep's Elite 50 top national prospects...Rated the No. 27 prospect overall, regardless of position, in the nation by SuperPrep...The No. 1 prospect overall, regardless of position, in the state of New York by SuperPrep...Timed at 4.55 in the 40-yard dash...Chose Miami over Penn State, Wisconsin and Michigan State...Coached by Mike Camardese at Canarsie High.


# Andrew Williams
HT/WT/40: 6-4/265/4.6
DEHinds C.C.
(Hinds, MS)

One of the most dominating defensive players of the junior college ranks this past fall...Had 20 quarterback sacks with 93 tackles (56 solos) in 2000...Earned Honorable Mention JC All-American...Named the Region 23 Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2000...First-Team All-State and All-Region in 2000...Named Junior College Defensive Most Valuable Player for the state of Mississippi in 2000...Led his team to an 11-1 record in 2000 and the Mississippi Junior College Championship...co-defensive MVP and first-team All-State as a freshman in 1999...Also named JC All-Region in 1999...Was Class 6A First-Team All-State in 1998 as a senior at Hillsborough High in Tampa...District MVP as a senior at Hillsborough in 1998...Tampa Tribune Defensive Player of the Year in 1998...Rated the top linebacker/defensive end prospect in Florida in 1998...Chose Miami over North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee and Michigan...Coached by Gene Murphy at Hinds Community College.


# Frank Gore
HT/WT/40: 5-10/190/4.50
RBCoral Gables
(Coral Gables, FL)

One of the nation's most heavily recruited and highly regarded running backs...Set a Dade County record for rushing yardage in a season in 2000 with 2,953 yards and 34 touchdowns in his senior season...Rushed for 1,559 yards and 28 touchdowns in 1999, in addition to 301 receiving yards and four more TDs through the air...Showed outstanding strength and peripheral vision throughout his high school career...the No. 3 prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald, as well as No. 4 in Florida and No. 18 nationally...Listed as the No. 1 tailback on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Rated the No. 6 player in Florida by the Gainesville Sun...Is an instinctive runner with exceptional power for a player of his size...Has been time at 4.5 in the 40...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the nation's No. 17 running back prospect by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 7 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep...The top-rated running back in Florida by SuperPrep...Named to the BorderWars.com All-South Second Team...also listed as the No. 19 overall player in the South by BorderWars.com...Chose Miami over Tennessee, Mississippi, South Carolina and Nebraska...Coached by Joe Montoya at Coral Gables High.


# Rashad Butler
HT/WT/40: 6-5/290/5.20
OLDwyer
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

A consensus pick as one of the top five linemen in the state of Florida...Is projected as a tackle or guard in college...Has exceptional footwork and helped lead his team to the Florida Class 5A State Finals...Has an impressive first step, allowing him to consistently defeat opposing linemen... Listed as the No. 4 tackle on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Listed as the No. 22 overall player in Florida by the Gainesville Sun...Possesses uncommon agility for a player of his size...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the No. 26 offensive lineman in the nation by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 12 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep...A lifelong Hurricanes fan who chose Miami over Ohio State, Michigan, South Carolina, Nebraska, Florida and Virginia...Coached by Jack Daniels at Dwyer High.


# Orien Harris
HT/WT/40: 6-4/280/4.70
DLNewark
(Newark, DE)

Rated the nation's top defensive line prospect by The Football News...Named a High School All-American by The Football News...As a senior, was named Delaware's Gatorade Player of the Year, Lineman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year...A National Top 100 selection by The Dallas Morning News...Recorded 130 tackles (95 solos, 35 assists), 9.5 quarterback sacks and a whopping 70 tackles for losses as a senior...Career totals: 496 tackles (331 solos, 165 assists), 33 quarterback sacks, 252 tackles for losses (51 percent of his total)...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the No. 16 defensive line prospect in the nation by SuperPrep...Rated as the No. 3 defensive lineman in the nation by Rivals.com...Assisted his team to a 12-0 record as a senior and the 2000 Division I State Championship...Rated the top overall prospect in the state of Delaware by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 4 prospect overall, regardless of position, in the Mid-Atlantic region (Delaware, DC, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and West Virginia) by SuperPrep...A solid student with a 3.28 grade-point average...brother of Stanford offensive lineman Quame Harris...Chose Miami over Tennessee, Florida State and UCLA...Coached by Butch Simpson at Newark High.


# Thomas Carroll
HT/WT/40: 6-5/220/4.70
DELakewood
(Lakewood, NJ)

Has outstanding athleticism, starring in both basketball and football...Widely considered the top defensive line prospect in the state of New Jersey...Led his team to an 8-2 record and a playoff berth, the best season by Lakewood High in many years...Played extensively as a tight end in high school, showing ability as a receiver to go with his outstanding blocking skills...Led Lakewood to its first conference title in 2000, catching 20 passes for 292 yards (14.6 avg.) and one touchdown...At defensive end, he recorded 117 tackles, 27 tackles for losses, and had 18 quarterback sacks during his senior season...Also blocked three kicks in 2000...Had more than 100 tackles and 12 quarterback sacks as a junior in 1999...Was an outstanding blocker on offense, grading out at 91 percent for the season...Has been timed at 4.7 in the 40...Wears a size 17 shoe...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the No. 24 defensive lineman in the nation by SuperPrep...Rated the No. 6 prospect overall in New Jersey by SuperPrep...Chose Miami over Boston College, Penn State, Ohio State and North Carolina State...Coached by Nick Eremita at Lakewood High.


# Quadtrine Hill
HT/WT/40: 6-2/210/4.60
RBPiper
(Sunrise, FL)

A tough, straight-line runner with surprising speed, Hill follows in the tradition of former Miami tailbacks Edgerrin James and James Jackson as a player with a combination of size, power and speed...Rushed for 1,356 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior in 2000, averaging more than seven yards per carry...the No. 6 prospect in Broward County by the Miami Herald, as well as No. 20 in the state...Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40...Rated the No. 18 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep...Listed as the No. 3 tailback on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Was the second-rated running back in Florida by SuperPrep...A SuperPrep All-American...The No. 32 rated running back prospect in the nation by SuperPrep...His father, Eddie Hill, played in the NFL...An outstanding student with a 4.3 grade-point average...Chose Miami over Auburn, Florida, North Carolina State and others...Coached by Doug Gatewood at Piper High.


# Marcus Maxey
HT/WT/40: 6-3/190/4.50
RBNavasota
(Navasota, TX)

Was named a utility back on the prestigious "Super Team" of top Texas talent by Texas Football magazine prior to the 2000 season, recognizing that state's top 22 players at any position...Has outstanding quickness and size at cornerback...An aggressive cover man who shown outstanding ability to read routes and passing situations...Excelled in man coverage and shows a quick break to the ball...Had 78 tackles as a senior in 2000...Garnered 60 tackles, four interceptions and forced four fumbles in 1999 as a junior...A three-time first-team All-Area and first-team All-District selection who also played wide receiver as a senior...Rated the No. 53 safety in the nation by Rivals.com...Rated the No. 94 prospect overall in Texas by SuperPrep...Rated among the Texas Top 50 prospects by PrepStar magazine...Texas Top 100 by The Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal...A member of the Texas Fab 55 by the Austin American-Statesman...Two-time All-District defensive back...Two-Time All-Brazos Valley...Chose Miami over Arizona and Texas A&M...Coached by Robert Perkins at Navasota High.


# Tony Tella
HT/WT/40: 6-5/265/5.00
OLMadison
(Houston, TX)

A raw, but enormously talented lineman who most scouts agree has tremendous potential...Rated the No. 91 overall prospect in Texas, regardless of position, by SuperPrep...Rated as the No. 98 offensive lineman in the nation by Rivals.com...An All-District selection during his senior season...Has powerful hands and long arms, allowing him to keep most opposing rushers at bay...Timed at 5.0 in the 40...A rare four-year starter at Houston's Madison High who spent most of his career playing tackle...Named Madison's Most Valuable Lineman in 2000 for a 10-2 playoff team...First-Team All-District in 2000...First-Team Academic All-Houston Independent School District in 2000...Had 15 "pancake" blocks in 2000...As a junior in 1999, had 12 "pancake" blocks and earned Second-Team All-District honors...Helped Madison tie for the District title...Finished second in District in the discus and third in the shot put in 2000...As a sophomore in 1998, helped Madison to a District title playing both guard and tackle and had six "pancake" blocks...Recorded 10 "pancake" blocks as a freshman in 1997 on a 9-1 District title team at Madison...Chose Miami over Oklahoma and Texas A&M...Coached by Ray Seals at Madison High.


# Buck Ortega
HT/WT/40: 6-5/213/4.55
QBGulliver Prep
(Miami, FL)

Has good mobility and a strong throwing arm...Completed 58 percent of his passes as a senior in 2000 while leading his team to the Florida Class 2A state championship...Threw for two touchdowns in the state title game victory over Marianna, both to fellow Miami signee Sean Taylor...Son of former NFL player Ralph Ortega (Miami Dolphins and Atlanta Falcons)...The No. 16 prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald...Listed as the No. 4 quarterback on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...A four-sport star at Gulliver Prep in football, baseball, basketball and track & field...Has been clocked at 24.07 in the 200-meter dash and 51.04 in the 400 meters on the track...Has been timed at 4.55 in the 40...Completed 54 of 122 passes for 910 yards and 16 touchdowns with seven interceptions as a junior in 1999...Rushed for 221 yards and four TDs in 1999...Was a first-team All-County selection and honorable mention All-State in 1999...Chose Miami over Clemson and North Carolina State...Coached by Steve Howie at Gulliver Academy.


# Robert Bergman
HT/WT/40: 6-5/275/5.10
OLBakersfield
(Bakersfield, CA)

One of the top offensive line prospects on the Pacific Coast...Was a starter from his sophomore year in high school, starting the final 37 games of his prep career...A two-time All-State selection who graded at better than 90 percent (91% as a junior, 97% as a senior) as a blocker over his last two seasons...Also punted in high school, averaging 44.9 yards per attempt as a senior, 39.8 yards per punt as a junior...Recorded 58 "pancake" blocks as a senior (blocks where the opponent was knocked on his back)...An outstanding two-sport (football/baseball) athlete who excels as a pitcher (91 mph fastball) and an offensive lineman...Helped lead his team to a 12-1 record in his senior season...Has excellent footwork and is exceptionally athletic...Plans to play both baseball and football at Miami...Is an excellent student with a 3.26 grade-point average...Rated the 19th best offensive line prospect in the nation by SuperPrep...listed as the No. 51 overall prospect in California by SuperPrep...chose Miami over Michigan State, Washington, Ohio State and Oregon State...Coached by Tim Hartnett at Bakersfield High.


# Mark Gent
HT/WT/40: 6-1/205/5.10
KSt. Thomas Aquinas
(Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Regarded as the state's top kicker after the 1999 season...named Class 4A-5A-6A All-Broward County First-Team Offense by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald as a senior...first-team All-State selection for Class 4A in 1999...member of the Broward County All-Star team...named second-team All-County as a junior...as a senior, connected on 22 of 26 field goals with a long of 49 yards...also converted 53 of 56 PAT kicks...timed at 4.8 in the 40...also recorded touchbacks on 60 percent of his kickoffs...over career was 29-35 on field goals and 96-100 on extra points...had game winning field goals against MacArthur (31-28) in the 1999 regular season and state-power-house Bradenton Southeast (23-20) in the Class 4A state semifi-nals... provided the difference in a 38-35 win over Pensacola Escambia in the Class 4A State Championship...assisted team to the Class 4A State Championship as a senior...four-year letterman for varsity soccer team that won state and national championships in 1997 and 1998...George F. Smith.

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PlayerPos.School

# Kevin Everett
HT/WT/40: 6-5/235/4.6

Did not qualify
TEThomas Jefferson
(Port Arthur, TX)

Is exceptionally quick and fast for a player of his size...Excelled as a defensive end and tight end during his prep career at one of Texas's most tradition-rich high school programs...Has been a two-year starter at both defensive end and tight end...Had more than 300 receiving yards each of the last two seasons...Posted 60 tackles and five quarterback sacks as a junior in 1999... Earned all-state honors in Class 5A as a senior in 2000 with 49 solo tackles, eight tackles for losses and six quarterback sacks...Also forced six fumbles, garnered four fumble recoveries, and blocked one kick...Was a standout defender in one the talent-rich Golden Triangle Area...Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40...Chose Miami over Texas and Colorado...Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100...The Dallas Morning News Texas Top 100...Texas Football Top 20 tight end...Rated the No. 28 overall prospect in Texas by SuperPrep...Rated the fourth-best defensive line prospect in Texas by SuperPrep...Member of the Dallas Morning News State Top 100...Coached by Al Celaya at Jefferson High.


# Brandon Sebald
HT/WT/40: 6-6/240/4.70

Transfered to Hofstra 2005
TERound Valley
(Accord, NY)

An exceptional two-way player (defensive end and tight end) in high school who projects as an offensive player in college...Has soft hands, good lateral speed and a keen knowledge of the game...Has shown excellent blocking ability, displaying excellent technique...Has an ability to shed defenders at the line of scrimmage...As a senior in 2000, caught 28 passes for 473 yards (16.2 avg.) and 6 touchdowns...Defensively as a senior, had 103 tackles, 23 quarterback sacks, three forced fumbles and 38 quarterback hurries...2000 Section 9 Most Valuable Player...Rated the No. 2 prospect overall in the state of New York by SuperPrep...A PrepStar All-American...First-Team All-Sectional at tight end and defensive end...Named Player of the Year by the Times-Herald Record...Madison Square Garden Heisman All-Star...New York State Class B Player of the Year...Led his team to the 2000 Class 3A State Championship in an 11-2 season...As a junior in 1999, had 31 catches for 420 yards and four touchdowns, in addition to posting 78 tackles and 8 quarterback sacks on defense...An extremely intelligent player who is known as a "coach on the field" by his coaching staff...An excellent student who carries a 3.0 grade-point average...Chose Miami over Michigan State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech...Has been timed at 4.7 in the 40...Coached by Jim Malak at Roundout Valley High.


# Jovonny Ward
HT/WT/40: 6-0/195/4.50

Did not qualify
Enrolled in Pitt instead
Ended up at FAU
DBNorthwestern
(Miami, FL)

One of the top safeties in the high school ranks...Was one of the most heavily recruited players in the state of Florida...An exceptional athlete with great speed...Takes great pride in being an intimidating hitter on defense...An instinctive player who has a nose for the football, allowing him to anticipate where each play is headed...Garnered 11 interceptions over his last two high school seasons...Has been timed at 4.5 in the 40-yard dash...Rated the No. 16 prospect, regardless of position, in Florida by SuperPrep...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the nation's No. 22 defensive back prospect by SuperPrep...Had 60 tackles and three interceptions as a junior in 1999...Played in only three games during his senior season of 2000, recording 30 tackles, two interceptions and two knockdowns at free safety...Chose Miami over Pittsburgh, Clemson, Florida State, West Virginia and North Carolina State...Coached by William Rolle at Northwestern High.


# Jeff Littlejohn
HT/WT/40: 6-3/281/.10

Did not qualify
Enrolled in Middle Tennessee instead
Ended up at FAU
DTGaffney
(Gaffney, SC)

Widely regarded as one of the nation's top defensive line prospects . . . Has good speed, an excellent first step, and tremendous strength . . . Projects as a defensive tackle in college, but played extensively as end in high school . . . Joins Gaffney teammate Roger McIntosh in this year's Miami signing class . . . Posted 89 tackles, 12 tackles for losses, 18 quarterback hurries, 10 quarterback sacks, knocked down 22 passes and had two interceptions as a senior in 2000 . . . Has started since his freshman year and had 65 tackles, 11 TFL and 12 sacks as a junior in 1999 . . . A SuperPrep All-American . . . Rated the nation's No. 27 defensive line prospect by SuperPrep . . . A member of the Eastbay/PrepStar Super 120 Dream Team of the nation's top prospects . . . Rated the nation's No. 18 defensive line prospect by PrepStar . . . PrepStar's No. 16 prospect overall (regardless of position) in the Atlantic region . . . Rated the No. 4 defensive line prospect in the Atlantic region by PrepStar . . . Chose Miami over Clemson, Tennessee, South Carolina, Michigan State and West Virginia . . . Coached by Joe Montgomery at Gaffney High.


# Randy Boxill
HT/WT/40: 6-5/300/4.90

Did not qualify
Enrolled at Rutgers in 2002
OLSantaluces
(Lantana, FL)

Was a standout guard on the offensive line, in addition to being an excellent defensive tackle...Has a combination of size, quickness and strength that is rare on the high school level...Listed as the No. 1 guard on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list...Assisted his team to a 10-2 record and a trip to the second round of the Class 6A Playoffs...Joins former Santaluces teammate Vince Wilfork on the Hurricanes...Has been timed at 4.9 in the 40...Had 54 tackles, 12 tackles for losses and six quarterback sacks in 1999 as a junior...Was the first verbal commitment of this Miami recruiting class, having been a lifelong fan of the Hurricanes...Showed superior physical strength over most of his high school opponents...Rated the No. 68 prospect overall in Florida by SuperPrep...Chose Miami over Florida State, Florida, Georgia and Alabama...Coached by Ray Berger at Santaluces High.


# Miguel Robede
HT/WT/40: 6-4/252/4.76

Kicked off the team
Enrolled at Naval in 2003
DEVieux Academy
(Monttreal, Quebec, Cananda)

The top-ranked recruit in Canada...Class 3A All-Province Team in Quebec...A rush end with a quick first step...Played for Sportiates of the Cegep of the Vieux Academy in Montreal in 2000, garnering 49 tackles (27 solos), 15 quarterbacks for 75 yards in losses, scored one touchdown on a fumble recovery and notched a safety on a quarterback sack...Set a new league record for sacks in 2000...Played the previous three years at Cegep de Trois-Riviers...Fluent in French (his native language) and English...Coached by Marc Santerre at Vieux Academy.


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