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Making a bit of a comeback on the long MLK Day weekend, FIU went north to get some linemen, which aren't always plentiful down here.

According to Rivals.com, FIU has flipped Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County High offensive guard Trayvon Williams, who had been committed to Marshall. FIU also got a commitment from offensive lineman Daquane Wilkie out of Orlando Oak Ridge.

Williams, 6-3, 315, is rated at three stars by ESPN.com, 247sports.com, two stars by Rivals.com and unrated by Scout.com. Wilkie, 6-4, 250, is unrated by any of the recruiting services.



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Flipped a Marshall Commit and took DaQuane who had also been offered by Marshall.

Way to go Ron Turner.


DJN, you and I have been going back and forth on this since the weekend... let me add some more to my point.

BUT first hop on the hot tub time machine.... last week you wrote an opinion piece that challenged the "State of Miami" and those imaginary fences... Urging Coral Gables fans to be realistic... but I guess that doesn't apply to FIU? Well what separates FIU from all the other mid majors... Specially the mid majors that have made a living in this area before MC, during MC, and will after MC... The reality is not much but the opportunity to start right away.

Lets look at the best recruiting class in the previous regime. The 19 3-star guys of 2012. Funny, thing comes to mind, of that 29 guy class, only 6 were from the tri-county area. HOWS THAT FOR A MYTHICAL FENCE.
Ayers (K) sucked, Durante (Krop) not on team, Jasper (Jackson), EJ (about to be Gumped out), McKinnon (TheRidge) and Edence (Wellington)...

Lets look further of those 19 3-star guys, the best players so far are Colimon, Fadol Brown (good enough to leave to SEC), Wakefield, Caldwell, Jasper, and Dyson... of these 6 only ONE was a 3-Star.

Lets look at 2011, Lorenzo "Freaking" Hammonds as MC let Cato (FIU COMMIT) walk away to Marshall... Great fence.

This years class has 8 guys from Tri-County...

Time will tell how this class will end. Time is telling how that 2012 class is going. Time TOLD how good MC was without TY Hilton and Carrol.

BUt hey, don't look up.. cause the sky is falling.


We welcome USDA approved beef!!! Welcome to FIU!


chia...some corrections. Even after the decommitment of Killian's DE, Anthony Johnson, FIU currently has 11 oommitments alone from Miami Dade and Broward counties. I believe FIU will host several Palm Beach County players the next two weeks, so the numbers could add up even more.

I believe they play football in other parts of the state besides Miami. I want players that fit this system and can grow in the system. I would like to see more JUCO..but commits look good.. MAS BEEF PLEASE!!!

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