Miami (FL) head coach Al Golden and his staff went West to find another quarterback to add to their Class of 2014, as the Hurricanes received a verbal pledge from quarterback Brad Kaaya.
The pro-style signal-caller was at the top of the QB list this cycle for the 'Canes despite the program already having brought in Alin Eduoard, although Eduoard is a dual-threat QB and not a pure dropback passer.
Kaaya, a 6-4, 213-pounder from Chaminade College Prep (West Hills, CA), was also courted by Arizona State, Stanford and UCLA. He has good size and a strong enough arm to be a solid starter at the FBS level, and he will try to challenge Kevin Olsen for the starting job when he ultimately arrives on campus in Coral Gables.
The 'Canes are still expected to be hot and heavy for another quarterback in this class as well, but they are relieved that they were able to land a player whose first scholarship offer came from The U. despite the school being on the other side of the country.
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