Defensive tackle Justin Scott, defensive back Zaquan Patterson, edge rusher Marquise Lightfoot, offensive lineman Deryc Plazz and wide receiver Ny Carr are 2024 Miami Hurricanes signees who will participate in the All-American Bowl on Saturday afternoon at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio.
Scott is the seventh-ranked signee, third DL and top prospect in Illinois in the 2024 Class. Patterson was named as one of 13 "prospects primed for immediate impacts as true freshmen in CFB's 2024 season" who are playing in the All-American Bowl on Saturday.
Lightfoot was named as the Alpha Dog on Tuesday after recording three sacks. Plazz has fit in with the other more high-profile OL at the All-American Bowl per Andrew Ivins of 247 Sports. Carr is the highest-rated of a blue-chip group of signees in the 2024 Miami class.
Lightfoot and Scott who are both from Chicago are on the West team at the All-American Bowl. Carr, Patterson and Plazz who are all from Florida are playing on the East team. Plazz could matchup against Lightfoot and Scott in the All-American Bowl.
The All-American Bowl and Under Armour All-American Game, which was on Wednesday, launches many careers in college. Miami football signees Adarius Hayes, Ryan Mack, Booker Pickett Jr. and Joshisa Trader participated in the Under Armour All-American game.
Six of the top eight 2024 Miami signees participated in the Under Armour Game or are playing in the All-American Bowl on Saturday. Five-star DL Armondo Blount and four-star WR Chance Robinson are the exceptions. Blount re-classified from the 2025 class to 2024 last fall.
Four-star safety Zavier Mincey who has Miami in his top five will announce his college destination on Saturday. Alabama is heavily trending for Mincey via two 247 Sports crystal balls and the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine.