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Even after a disappointing 5-7 season, Miami Hurricanes coach Mario Cristobal has been able to make a major splash on the recruiting trail.

Entering the week, Miami's 2023 recruiting class was ranked No. 10 nationally, but it added yet another major piece to the puzzle Tuesday.

Santa Margarita Catholic (California) four-star athlete and former Michigan pledge Collins Acheampong announced he was flipping his commitment to Miami.

With his decision the Hurricanes' class jumps to No. 8, leapfrogging Clemson and Florida. 

The 6-foot-7, 254-pound playmaker is rated the nation's No. 169 overall prospect and No. 9 athlete and he originally committed to Wolverines following official visits to Miami, Michigan and LSU in the summer. 

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But Cristobal never gave up on the jaw-dropping athlete and Under Armour All-American selection. 

Acheampong had a dominant freshman season, racking up 51 tackles, 15 tackles-for loss and nine sacks, but missed the next two seasons due to the COVID pandemic.

A raw, projectable edge-rusher - with the possibility of playing tight end - few players in the country have the measurables and ceiling of Acheampong if he is developed. 

Miami's 21-man class is headlined by Lakeland (Florida) five-star cornerback Cormani McClain and IMG Academy (Florida) offensive tackle Francis Mauigoa. 

But the Hurricanes also boast an impression haul at edge-rusher now with Acheampong and IMG Academy's Jayden Wayne, the nation's No. 56 overall prospect