Miami football and FSU only ACC teams with top 12 recruiting and transfer classes

In his examination of the top transfer classes in the ACC, David Lake of Inside the U illustrated that the Florida State and Miami football programs are the only ones in the conference to sign top 12 transfer and recruiting classes nationally.
Nov 11, 2023; Berkeley, California, USA; Washington State Cougars quarterback Cameron Ward (1)
Nov 11, 2023; Berkeley, California, USA; Washington State Cougars quarterback Cameron Ward (1) / Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami football program signed the 12th-best 2024 transfer class and the fourth-best recruiting class nationally. Florida State, which has the sixth-best transfer class and the 12th-ranked recruiting class, is the only other ACC program to rank in the top dozen nationally in both.

Miami has the top recruiting class and third-best transfer class in the ACC. Florida State has the ACC's third-best recruiting class and top transfer class. Clemson signed the second-best recruiting class in the ACC. Louisville has the second-best ACC transfer class.

Cam Ward is the 14th-ranked transfer nationally, the top transfer in the ACC and the fourth quarterback. Miami also has the highest-ranked freshman signee in the ACC. Five-star defensive tackle Justin Scott is ranked 11th nationally and the third-best defensive lineman in the 2024 class.

Cornerback Marcus Harris, who transferred from Idaho to California, is the highest-ranked defensive transfer in the ACC. Clemson wide receiver T.J. Moore is the highest-ranked 2024 ACC offensive freshman signee. California signed the fourth-best transfer class entering its inaugural season in the ACC.

Houston wide receiver Sam Brown, Martinez and Ward potentially provide Miami with the best, QB, RB, and WR transfer trio nationally. All three can become impact players for Miami in 2024. Miami has added five offensive transfers to its 2024 roster and eight on defense.

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Miami has balanced their 2024 recruiting and transfer classes by signing players who can make an impact immediately and recruits who will develop for the future. Freshman WRs Ny Carr and JoJo Trader are other players to watch for Miami who can make impacts in 2024. Miami has done an excellent job upgrading its 2024 roster talent.