Miami football trending for four-star wide receiver Kevin Coleman

Dec 8, 2020; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 8, 2020; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football program is trending for consensus four-star wide receiver Kevin Coleman. Coleman picked up his second and third crystal balls from 247 Sports earlier this week projecting that he will sign with Miami. Coleman will announce his college destination on January 8 at the Army All-American Bowl.

Coleman picked up the first crystal ball projecting him to Miami last week from the 247 Sports Florida State Insider Josh Newberg. Steve Wiltfong the 247 SportsDirector of Football Recruiting followed with a Crystal Ball projecting Coleman to Miami on Monday. Brandon Drumm the Oklahoma Insider crystal balled Coleman Tuesday.

The Rivals.Com Futurecast has Coleman projected to Florida State at 67 percent. Coleman was trending to the Seminoles via most recruiting services before Miami hired Mario Cristobal. Coleman would be the fourth signee overall and third blue-chip to sign with Miami since Cristobal was hired.

If Miami signs Coleman the Hurricanes recruiting Class would improve from 48th to 36th. Cristobal stated on Early National Signing Day he expects Miami to finish with between 16 and 20 signees with the 2022 Class is complete. Miami signed nine players earlier this month and added transfer Jacob Lichtenstein from USC.

Coleman would join four-star 2022 signee Isaiah Horton at WR in the 2022 Miami class. Miami also returns a young corps of WRs entering 2022. The Hurricanes lose leading receivers, Mike Harley and Charleston Rambo. Coleman would become the fourth highest-rated and top offensive player on the Miami football roster.

Former five-star signees, DT Leonard Taylor and safety James Williams and 2021 Georgia transfer, cornerback Tyrique Stevenson would be the only players on the Hurricanes roster rated higher than Coleman. If Miami signs Coleman as projected, the Hurricanes would have a lot of WR competition this spring.

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Five established WRs on the Miami roster, including 2021 starter Keyshawn Smith return in 2022. Coleman would likely challenge to be a starter or at least receive significant snaps. Allen Trieu of 247 projects Coleman as a future NFL first-round draft pick. The comparison for Coleman is veteran NFL WR Emmanuel Sanders.