The Miami Hurricanes football program received huge news on Thursday with a commitment from five-star wide receiver Joshisa Trader. Miami moves up to the 16th-ranked 2024 recruiting class. Trader committing to Miami has been analyzed by Hurricanes-specific websites and national recruiting experts.
Trader is the 25th prospect, third athlete and fifth recruit in Florida in the 2024 class. Inside the U had extensive coverage of Trader’s commitment. Gaby Urrutia wrote that WRs coach Kevin Beard deserves praise for Trader’s commitment. David Lake wrote that Trader gives Miami a WR one the Hurricanes needed to add for 2024.
Rivals National Recruiting Analyst John Garcia wrote “Five-star Joshisa Trader staying home with Miami means plenty for The U.” Hayes Fawcett the Football Recruiting Social Media Expert for On3 examined why Trader chose the Miami Hurricanes football program and quoted his scouting summary.
The desire to stay home has been a consensus theme for Trader throughout the analysis following his commitment to Miami. Miami is building a strong foundation in the 2024 class with players from South Florida. Five commitments in the 2024 Miami Hurricanes recruiting class are from South Florida.
Miami beat out Florida State, Florida, and Ohio State for the Trader commitment. Trader is the second blue-chip WR in the Miami class after Chance Robinson. With Trader 6’1 and Robinson 6’1.5, Miami is adding needed length at WR for the future. Miami now has four blue chip commits at the offensive skill positions for 2024.
Steve Wiltfong the 247 Sports Director of Football Recruiting called Trader to Miami a massive commitment. Wiltfong inserted an extensive scouting report of Trader from his 247 Sports colleague Andrew Ivins. Ivins stated that Trader is “a big play waiting to happen… one of the best we have seen in recent years at tracking the football.
In non-related Trader news on Thursday, Oklahoma head coach Brett Venables tried trolling Miami by mentioning that the Sooners’ 6-7 wasn’t as bad as losing to Middle Tennessee State or 45-3 to Florida State. That was despite a 55-23 loss by Oklahoma to TCU and 49-0 to Texas.