As our Barry Jackson just posted on his blog, the Hurricanes have their 18th football signee for the 2013 class.
This one -- four-star running back Cornelius Elder, who goes by "Corn,'' -- appears to be a good one. UM badly needed another running back, with Mike James gone and recruit Alex Collins choosing Arkansas. The status of veteran RB Eduardo Clements, wearing a neck brace, is unknown.
Elder, from Nashville, Tenn., expects to play football and basketball at Miami.
Rivals.com has Elder -- listed as 5-10 and 170 pounds -- ranked No. 157 overall in the final class of 2013 football rankings, and has him as a three-star point guard in hoops.
Elder, who is gettlng lots of "Welcome to the U!'' tweets, posted a tweet earlier today that said,