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Miami-Dade, Broward Underclassmen Shine At FIU Mega Camp

Several prospects throughout Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have been heading all over the country to put themselves in front of college coaches who can make decisions about their futures.

In south Florida, schools such as Miami, Florida Atlantic, Keiser and Florida International have been opening their doors to student/athletes in classes 2025-2028 that are looking to put themselves on the radar and showcase their skills.

FIU is one of those schools with several exposure events – as head coach Mike MacIntyre and his staff are giving prospects throughout the Sunshine State that opportunity that is needed.

Last Saturday, over 400 prospects attended the Mega Camp event as college coaches – not only from FIU – but other programs attended to watch and evaluate the talent on hand.

The Mega Camps are now a thing that brings several college coaches on campuses around the nation to potentially help fill their rosters.

On Saturday, several schools were on hand watching all classes and here are some of the 2026, 2027 and 2028 prospects on hand.

Among the 2026 players included Charlie Becker (ILB, Miami St. Brendan), Jaiden Arneus (CB, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan), Stafford Bain (RB, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan), Jahlani Brown (OL, Plantation), Zach LeMasters (OLB, Weston Cypress Bay), Christian Espinal (WR, Southwest Miami), Kevin Campbell Jr. (DL, Southwest Ranches Archbishop McCarthy), Jamie Freeney (DL, Homestead South Dade), Dalai Garland (DL, Pembroke Pines Charter), Bryan Granger (OL, Pembroke Pines West Broward), Gonzalo Lacasa (CB, Miami Belen Jesuit), Michael Lam (QB, Miami Christopher Columbus), Miguel Martinez (DL, Miami Coral Reef), and Ke’Varee McCall (DL, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan High School).

Other 2026 players who are on FIU’s camp radar were Jojo Mendez (QB, Miami Palmetto), Gavin-Dale Miller Jr. (WR, Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons), Sushanth Mortala (OL, Weston Cypress Bay), Terry Nixon (DL, Miami Southridge), Zachariah Nozile (ILB, Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace), Xavier Ocasio (WR, Pembroke Pines Charter), Antonio Owens Jr. (S, Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace), Kelcey Parrish (RB, Miami Archbishop Carroll), Tyree Pearson Jr. (RB, Miami Rise Prep Academy), Gerald Thomas Jr. (OLB, Coconut Creek Monarch), Nicolas Varela (OL, Miami Félix Varela), Teddy Welch (OL, Plantation American Heritage), Durrell Williams II (DL, Coconut Creek Monarch), and Allan Young Jr. (ILB, Sunrise Piper).

Other 2026 players who will continue to pop up throughout the upcoming season includes Kymani Ormsby (OL, Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna ), Donovan Isnadin (OL, Coconut Creek Monarch), Andy Sosa (OL, Miami Southridge), Rylee Sawchenco (OL, Miami Southridge), Quincy Walker (LB, Pembroke Pines West Broward), Javarius Robinson (QB, Fort Lauderdale Dillard), Kenan Tookes (DB, Pompano Beach Blanche Ely), King Walker (WR, Miami Central), Wynton Jones (S, Miami Palmetto), Kenson Louis (RB/Athlete, Pompano Beach Blanche Ely), Omari McNeal (QB, Pompano Beach Blanche Ely), and Homestead South Dade receiver Jaron Harvey.


If you have followed high school football in the state of Florida, you already know that the talent never ends, and the 2027 sophomores have started to put their name in the spotlight.

Among those that are on FIU’s radar are Sharod Addison (WR, Miami Norland), Jamaal Billups (WR, Davie Nova), Tyler Chance (QB, Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna), Sebastian Chirino (OL, Homestead Everglades Prep), Mark Cortes (ILB, Coconut Creek Monarch), Jordan Fernandez (QB, Hialeah Gardens), Julian Hernandez (RB, Miami Christopher Columbus), Aiden Leone (QB, Southwest Miami), Tyre' Lloyd (CB, Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace), Alexander Lopez (WR, Southwest Miami), Jakaris Love-Laidler (WR, Miami Norland), Justyn Mejia (WR, Miami Springs), Livan Morales Jr. (WR, Southwest Miami), Javin Cole (CB, Hollywood McArthur), Brandon Howard (DL, Homestead South Dade), Amare Nugent (WR, Pembroke Pines Somerset), and Fort Lauderdale Stranahan offensive lineman Kyle Pearson.

The class also includes Logan Pelliccio (QB, Pembroke Pines Flanagan), Anthony Rodriguez (DL, Southwest Miami), Nicholas Soto (OL, Coconut Creek Monarch), Jack Spaeder (QB, Coconut Creek Monarch), Justin Spence (DL, Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna), Synsere Stewart (WR, Somerset Academy), Jayden Torres (WR, Hialeah Gardens), Matthew Vergara (QB, Miami St, Brendan), (DL, Miramar), Fagio Miyares (OL, Miami Christopher Columbus), Jaden Jackson (S, Fort Lauderdale St Thomas Aquinas), Leighton Maxwell (OLB, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan), Benson Candy (OLB, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan), and highly regarded Miami Southridge quarterback James Perrone.


Like every year – in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties – in the incoming freshmen will also be a factor.

Already on the radar are Nelson Delgado (WR, Miami Coral Reef), Ethan Fishbein (QB, Fort Lauderdale Calvary Christian), Brook Garner (CB, Miami Coral Reef), Clarence Gillis Jr. (OLB, Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas), Jason Hernandez (WR, Miami Christopher Columbus), Aiden Landrian (RB, Miami Florida Christian), Adam Mesa (OL, Miami Florida Christian), Jayden Oneal-Glover (WR, Pembroke Pines Somerset Academy), Nicholas Sanchez (WR, South Miami), Lazaro Walker (CB, Somerset Academy), Lionel Pratt (WR, Fort Lauderdale Stranahan) and Miami Rise Prep cornerback Quartavius Lyons.

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