The Miami Hurricanes took care of business Thursday night defeating UAB, 31-14, at Hard Rock Stadium in the 2020 season opener. The Hurricanes were favored by 15 points by some sportsbooks so aesthetically the game looked good for Canes supporters.
What is probably most important is how the game looked in the eyes of recruits, and specifically UM’s 2021 recruiting class, which is ranked ninth in the nation by SI All-American and is regarded as a top 10 class by practically every major recruiting service.
Winning is enormously important for keeping the current commits locked in with Miami.
Miami Northwestern wide receiver Romello Brinson, one of the top commitments to Miami’s 2021 class, de-committed for a brief period because the Hurricanes lost games they were favored to win last season.
“Last year mentally they weren’t where I wanted them to be,” said Brinson, who is trying to help Northwestern win