May 15, 2006

S. Fla. athlete wants UM offer sooner, not later

Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna High School wide receiver and safety Kamar Aiken was scouted by Canes coaches two weeks ago.

"I've been doing well in practice," said Aiken, who lists offers from Georgia, Florida, Auburn, Virginia and UCF. "By the end of spring I'm hoping Miami will offer."

Aiken doesn't list any clear frontrunners right now. Some schools are recruiting him as an athlete; UM is after him as a receiver.

Aiken plans to cut down his college list at the end of his spring drills.

"I'm going to break it down to five after the spring," he said. "It'll be based on where I can get playing time, the coaches, how the team gets along. I'm going to take some visits in the summer to check some things out."

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