Matt Patchan's youngest son, Scott, a 6-6, 238-pound four-star defensive end at Tampa Freedom High, has decided to follow in the footsteps of his father and commit to the University of Miami.
Scott Patchan made the announcement Saturday afternoon on his Twitter account by posting a picture of himself with UM coaches (see it below).
Six years ago his older brother Matt, a U.S. Army All-American defensive tackle, picked the Florida Gators over the Hurricanes, much to chagrin of UM fans. He ended up transferring from Florida and having a standout season at Boston College this past year, earning All-ACC Second Team honors.
UM also landed a commitment from 6-foot, 190-pound running back Dexter Williams of Orlando West Orange High School. He pulled a Patchan posed in a photo with UM coaches (see it below).
Williams ran for 1,072 yards and three touchdowns on 180 carries last season for Orlando Olympia High. Williams is rated a four-star recruit by 247Sports.com and the 11th best running back in the country by the same website. Williams is considered a special athlete. He won the Nike SPARQ combine in Orlando in February with an overall score of 117. He ran the 40-yard dash there in 4.54 seconds.
Its great to be a CANE!!! pic.twitter.com/O8uEiLm5Cs— YRN Flex! (@DexterW_22) April 12, 2014