Miami Hurricanes National Signing Day: DB – Trajan Bandy
The team needed to add cornerbacks who can come and play right away. Trajan Bandy should get on the field from the opener. Cornerback coach Mike Rumph showed what he can do with his position group with the development of Elder and Colbert last season. Bandy should come in a play a crucial role on the field in 2017.
CB Trajan Bandy – Status (Committed)
Bio – 5’10, 180lbs, Christopher Columbus High School, Miami, FL
Rank – ESPN (4-Star, 26th ranked Cornerback), 247 Sports ( 4-Star, 30th ranked Cornerback), Rivals (4-Star, 10th ranked Cornerback)
Offers – Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, LSU, Louisville, Michigan, Oklahoma, Michigan, USC
Analysis – Most websites label Bandy as “undersized”, yet he makes up for it with his attitude and physicality on the field. Exceptional ball skills and cover ability. True alpha dog. High points the ball with leaping ability. 4.5 speed and determined tackler. Check out his film here.
What Miami Hurricane Sport Bio Says
Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout…Rated as the 30th –best cornerback by 247Sports…Earned a No. 33 ranking in the state of Florida by 247Sports… Rated as the 267th prospect nationwide on ESPN300…Participated in The Opening in 2016…Earned a Top 300 PrepStar All-America ranking…Named First Team All-Dade by the Miami Herald…Totaled a pair of returns for touchdowns as a senior…Coached by Chris Merritt at Columbus High School…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, Oklahoma and Colorado.
What the coaches have to say:
TRAJAN BANDY IS THE HEART OF MIAMI. HE’S THE DOG OF MIAMI AND EVERYBODY KNOWS HIM AS THAT. IF YOU SPEND LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES WITH HIM, YOU’LL SEE WHY HE IS WHAT HE IS, HE’S INTENSE, HE’S ALL ABOUT THE GAME, HE’S FEARLESS AND HE WANTS TO PUT THE HURRICANES BACK ON THE MAP.
– MIKE RUMPH, CORNERBACKS COACH
Bandy bleeds green and orange. His passion for The U is immense and fans should very excited to see him on the field. He has the alpha dog mentality that you want to see in a corner.
Expect Bandy to come in and play right away. Miami needs a lot of help at corner and the position is calling his name. One of Miami’s top recruits.
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