Tom VanHaaren, ESPN Staff Writer July 13, 2023, 7:22 PM ET
CloseESPN staff writerJoined ESPN in 2011Graduated from Central Michigan
Miami added a big chunk to its 2024 recruiting class on Thursday, when five-star wide receiver Joshisa Trader committed for the Hurricanes.
Trader is the No. 1 recruit. 11th overall, 6 foot 1,180 pound receiver from Hollywood, Florida. He chose Miami over offers from Florida, Florida State, Ohio State, Alabama and several other major programs.
Trader is now the highest-rated commit in the 2024 cycle for Hurricanes and the fifth ESPN 300 commitment. Miami’s staff have now landed three five-star-rated signings over the last two classes, with offensive linemen Francis Mauigoa and Samson Okunlola signing for 2023.
The coaches have made the offensive side a priority in the 2024 cycle with ESPN 300 running back Kevin Riley, tight Elija Lofton and receiver Chance Robinson.
Prior to this commitment, Canes was outside the top 25 class rankings. With Trader around, the staff will definitely push their way back into the top 25.