October 4, 2007

Walton uncovers sleeper WR; Canes make offer

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The Hurricanes are on the hunt for another wide receiver.

Hallandale (Fla) High School WR Frankie Hammond Jr. got a faxed UM offer at his school yesterday.

"My coach received a fax yesterday that I have a full scholarship - room, board and tuition," Hammond said. "It kind of caught me off guard."

As well it should have.

He got the offer without ever talking to Cane coaches. Defensive coordinator Tim Walton was at his school recently and apparently, after they reviewed his film, UM was ready to offer.

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