KEY Visitors at Junior Day
March 4, 2023
Miami will conduct its annual Junior Day on Saturday. Mario Cristobal and his staff will host dozens of blue chip talent from across the state and nation.
Miami’s new coaching staff has the opportunity to meet face-to-face with dozens of prospects and their families.
Here are six important targets to focus on at the event.
QB Prentiss “Air” Noland
Hometown: Fairburn, GA School: Langston Hughes
HT: 6'-2" | WT: 190 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 94 | Position Rank: 8 QB | Overall Rank: 99
Top Tier: Alabama, Texas A&M, Purdue, Miami and Ohio State
KEY: Noland will have his first opportunity to meet face-to-face with Miami’s new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson. It will be important for coach Dawson to impress “Air” with Miami’s new “air raid” offense.
DL David Stone
Hometown: Bradenton, FL School: IMG Academy
HT: 6'-4" | WT: 270 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 99 | Position Rank: 3 DL | Overall Rank: 13
Top Tier: Oklahoma, Michigan State
KEY: It will be important for Miami’s new defensive coordinator Lance Guidry and defensive line coach Joe Salave’a to establish a strong relationship and introduce Miami’s new attacking style of defense.
Edge Elijah Rushing
Hometown: Tucson, AZ School: Lake Cormorant
HT: 6'-6" | WT: 235 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 99 | Position Rank: 2 EDG | Overall Rank: 18
KEY: Elijah will get an opportunity to meet HOF assistant coach Jason Taylor in person. It’s important for Elijah to get “blown away” by Taylor.
OT Brandon Baker
Hometown: Santa Ana, CA School: Mater Dei
HT: 6'-5" | WT: 285 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 97 | Position Rank: 1 OT | Overall Rank: 38
KEY: Mario Cristobal and offensive line coach Alex Mirabal will get an opportunity to impress the #1 tackle with Miami’s new commitment to the trenches.
LB Kyngstonn Viliamu-Asa
Hometown: Bellflower, CA School: St. John Bosco
HT: 6'-3" | WT: 230 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 95 | Position Rank: 8 LB | Overall Rank: 89
KEY: Viliamu-Asa will meet new linebackers coach Derek Nicholson. It’s important that they begin to build a strong relationship with this top middle linebacker prospect.
WR Chance Robinson
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL School: St. Thomas Aquinas
HT: 6'-1.5" | WT: 190 | Status: UNDECIDED
Rating: 94 | Position Rank: 19 WR | Overall Rank: 107
Top Tier: FSU
KEY: Miami’s new wide receivers coach Kevin Beard will get an opportunity to meet a key local receiver target and make a strong impression.
There will be more blue chip talent in attendance. TheCaneReport will bring you updates on the event.