Miami Northwestern star wide receiver Eli Rogers notified Scout.com that he committed to Miami Friday afternoon. Rogers, one of the top receiver prospects in Florida gave his commitment to Hurricane head coach Randy Shannon.
"I just committed to Miami," Eli Rogers stated by phone Friday evening. "I spoke to (Miami head coach) Randy Shannon and told him I was committing and he was very happy."
"Miami is my dream school, first and foremost," he explained. "I have a great connection with the coaches, and we talk often, so this was an easy choice for me. I spoke to both (wide receiver coach) Aubrey Hill and Coach Shannon today."
Rogers indicated his relationship with head coach Randy Shannon was the main reason he decided to pledge to the Hurricanes.
"I think he's a great man, and a great coach," Rogers stressed. "When I called him today, he said he can't wait to have me on the team. He said we are a family at Miami, and he welcomed me into the program."
Rogers, 5-foot-10, 170-pounds, had a fine junior season for the Bulls, catching 35 passes for 551 yards, and scored 11 touchdowns.