Miami football spring incoming transfer portal tracker

The Miami football team has added several impact players in the spring transfer portal window
Sep 9, 2023; Corvallis, Oregon, USA; Oregon State Beavers running back Damien Martinez (6) runs with
Sep 9, 2023; Corvallis, Oregon, USA; Oregon State Beavers running back Damien Martinez (6) runs with / Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami football program has added several impact transfers this spring. Linebacker Jaylin Alderman, running back Damien Martinez and wide receiver Sam Brown are projected starters. Cornerback Dyani Hill adds depth. Miami is targeting other transfers in the portal.

Martinez is the 33rd-ranked transfer overall and second RB. Brown is the 60th-ranked overall transfer and 10th WR. Alderman has a transfer grade of 87, but no ranking. Hill is the 827th-ranked transfer and 107th CB. Miami has the 14th-ranked transfer portal class. That includes the winter transfer additions.

Miami has reached most of its goals in the transfer portal in the spring window. The Hurricanes added experienced and proven histories of production at needed positions. Projected starting RB Mark Fletcher might not be ready for the season with a Lisfranc foot injury. Martinez becomes the obvious starting RB.

Other than returning starters Wesley Bissainthe and Francisco Mauigoa, Miami is very inexperienced at LB. Alderman should help steady LB as the third starter in 2024. Brown will team with returning starters Xavier Restrepo and Jacolby George to give Miami one of the best WR groups nationally.

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Martinez had 2,167 rushing yards with 16 touchdowns and 15 receptions for 187 yards in his two seasons at Oregon State. Martinez was named a freshman All-American in 2022 and the Pac-12 Rookie of the Year. In 2022 and 2023, Martinez was named first-team All-Pac-12.

Sam Brown. player. 450. Sam Brown. WR. 6'2 and 195 pounds. . . Sam Brown. 60

Brown provides Miami with length and speed at WR. Isaiah Horton at 6'5 is the only WR taller than Brown on the Miami roster. Brown blossomed under Miami offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson in their one season at Houston in 2022. Brown had 103 receptions for 1,286 yards and seven TDs in two seasons with Houston.

. Jaylin Alderman. . player. Jaylin Alderman. LB. 438. Jaylin Alderman . 6'1 and 230 pounds.

Alderman transfers to Miami after playing for current Hurricanes' LB coach Derek Nicholson at Louisville in 2022 and 2023. Alderman had his best season in 2023 with 62 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two pass breakups. Alderman will be one of only four Miami LBs with more than two years of collegiate experience.

2374. . 6'0 and 172 pounds. Dyoni Hill. player. Dyoni Hill. 827. Dyoni Hill. . CB

Hill projects to compete with Jadais Richard behind starters Damari Brown and Darryl Porter Jr. as the third CB in the 2024 Miami rotation. Marshall primarily played Hill on special teams during his freshman year in 2022. Hill had 55 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, 10 pass breakups and a forced fumble in 2023.

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Miami has significantly upgraded its roster during the winter and spring transfer portal windows. As many as seven transfers will start for Miami this fall. Miami could add more transfers with the potential of starting. Players can enter the spring transfer portal through April 30. A decision on which program they will transfer to can come after April 30.