Hollywood (Fla.) Hollywood Hills defensive end Jabaal Sheard will make an official visit to longtime favorite Miami (Fla.) this coming weekend and hopes to come away with a scholarship offer from the Canes.
"I'm excited about that," Sheard said. "I have no offer from them yet, but I'll see how I fit in with the team and check out their academics."
Sheard, who drew interest from Southeastern Conference programs like Auburn and South Carolina, currently is focused on three programs.
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"I've got Pitt, Rutgers and Miami (Fla.) all even right now," he said.
Sheard visited Pittsburgh and Rutgers in January.
A Pac-10 program recently started showing him some attention and an official visit is possible.
"I'll try to go to Arizona State on (the weekend of ) Feb. 2," Sheard said.
The 6-foot-4, 240-pounder is a high (5.7) three-star rated prospect and currently is the nation's No. 23 weakside defensive end prospect.