May 10, 2006

D.C. standout DT lands Hurricane offer

Canes coach Marquis Mosely scouted Washington, D.C., Coolidge High School defensive tackle Marvin Austin at his school earlier this month.

And shortly afterward the Canes informed Austin he would be receiving a Miami offer.

"Coach Mosely said they're sending it up," Austin said. "We talked on the phone about Miami's academic programs, how things go down there, things like that, the athletes that have been there before, how they put people in the league."

Austin says he's giving the Canes strong consideration.

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