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The Miami Hurricanes signed the nation's No. 4 recruiting class during the early signing period, a testament to the recruiting prowess of Mario Cristobal.

Miami's class is deep and loaded with talent.

Here's a look at the position-by-position grades for the class*:

*subject to change based on new commitments/decommitments and will be updated

Quarterback: C-

3-star QB Emory Williams (Milton; Florida)

Losing Pittsburg (California) five-star quarterback Jaden Rashada to the Florida Gators was obviously a blow.

But it was, perhaps, the lone blemish on a stellar recruiting effort.

Emory Williams committed to Miami this summer and stuck with the Canes throughout.

He's the nation's No. 30 quarterback

Running back: A+

4-star RB Mark Fletcher (American Heritage; Florida)

4-star RB Christopher Johnson (Dillard; Florida)

Miami finished strong at the running back position after some early misses, landing a pair of complementary bluechip backs in December.

Miami started things off with Christopher Johnson, one of the nation's fastest recruits.

The 5-foot-11, 178-pound ball-carrier isn't an every-down back, though, so the Canes kept 'crootin.

That led to the late addition of powerful, bruising running back Mark Fletcher, once an Ohio State pledge.

They are the perfect 1-2 pairing, and the fact that both come from the home state is adds a "plus" to the grade.

Wide receiver: A-

4-star WR Nathaniel Joseph (Edison; Florida)

4-star WR Robby Washington (Miami Palmetto; Florida)

Both Nathaniel Joseph and Robby Washington are rated right around the nation's No. 20 wide receiver and both accumulated more than 30 scholarship offers during the recruiting process.

Joseph, an All-American Bowl selection, is an electric 5-foot-8 slot receiver who could give defenses - and special teams units - fits in the open field.

Washington has a chance to develop into an over-qualified No. 2 wide receiver in time.

He doesn't have big-time size (5-10, 185) or speed, but he's a talented do-everything athlete. 

Tight end: A

4-star TE Riley Williams (IMG Academy; Florida)

3-star TE Jackson Carver (The Loomis Chaffee School; Connecticut)

Cristobal coached Korbin Williams, Riley Williams' older brother, at Oregon, and carried that connection with him to Miami.

Riley is an Under Armour All-American selection and is rated the nation's No. 4 tight end.

He'll need to develop as a blocker and gain some strength, but he's an excellent pass-catcher who has "Sunday upside." 

Miami lost Reid Mikeska late to South Carolina, but Jackson Carver adds depth to the unit. 

Offensive line: A+

5-star OL Francis Mauigoa (IMG Academy; Florida)

5-star OL Samson Okunlola (Thayer Academy; Massachusetts)

3-star OL Antonio Tripp (IMG Academy; Florida)

3-star OL Tommy Kinsler (Trinity Catholic; Florida)

3-star OL Frankie Tinilau (La Salle: Florida)

Among the best positional hauls anywhere in the country, Miami snagged two of the nation's top three offensive tackles in Francis Mauigoa and Samson Okunlola.

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Both players could develop into NFL first-round draft picks and should be tone-setters up front in the years to come.

Cristobal, who prides himself on elite offensive line play, got a pair of absolute gems in those two. 

Elite talent and size, those are the two things the head coach covets along the offensive line.

So, it makes sense that Miami secured Kinsler (6-6, 330), Tripp (6-3, 300) and Tinilau (6-5, 315).

From star power to elite size, this group has it all. 

Defensive line: B+

4-star EDGE Jayden Wayne (IMG Academy; Florida)

4-star DL Collins Acheampong (Santa Margarita Catholic; California)

3-star DL Joshua Horton (Langston Hughes; Georgia)

Jayden Wayne, originally out of Washington, was heavily recruited by Cristobal at Oregon, and is yet another Northwest relationship he brought with him to "The Sunshine State."

The 6-foot-5, 245-pound edge-rusher needs to add weight and is technically still raw, but is oozing with potential. 

There's some boom-or-bust there, but his ceiling is incredibly high. 

Similarly, Collins Acheampong is a 6-foot-7, 254-pound freakish athlete who is still learning the finer points of the position.

But if he develops, the sky is the limit.

The development of those two players will go a long way in determining the success of this group up front.

Joshua Horton (6-4, 285) provides some beef inside.

He chose Miami over offers from Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Tennessee and others. 

Linebacker: A

4-star LB Rueben Bain (Miami Central; Florida)

4-star LB Malik Bryant (Jones; Florida)

4-star LB Raul Aguirre (Whitewater; Georgia)

4-star LB Bobby Washington (Miami Palmetto; Florida)

3-star LB Marcellius Pulliam (Sandy Creek; Georgia)

3-star LB Kaleb Spencer (Life Christian Academy; Virginia)

It feels like destiny that Rueben "Hurricane" Bain chose Miami.

The 6-foot-2, 250-pound edge-rusher is one of the most productive defensive players in the country, registering nearly 70 tackles-for-loss and 50 sacks over the past two seasons.

Malik Bryant, the nation's No. 9 linebacker, and Raul Aguirre, the nation's No. 17 linebacker, both had major offers from many of the nation's top programs.

Bobby Washington, Marcellius Pulliam, and Kaleb Spencer could "pop" in time and further address the program's need at linebacker. 

Defensive back: A+

5-star CB Cormani McClain (Lakeland; Florida)

4-star CB Robert Stafford (Eau Gallie; Florida)

4-star CB Damari Brown (American Heritage; Florida) 

4-star S Antione Jackson (Dillard; Florida)

Cormani McClain's decision not to sign Wednesday is an eyebrow-raiser and his decommitment would drip this grade significantly.

But he could still very well end up being a Cane.

The nation's No. 2 overall prospect and No. 1 cornerback has experienced a whirlwind recruitment and getting ink on paper is a pressing need for Miami this week.

He's a game-altering lockdown cornerback. 

Robert Stafford, the nation's No. 11 cornerback, and Antione Jackson, the nation's No. 16 safety, were both coveted bluechip pieces.

The late addition of Damari Brown, who chose Miami over Alabama, was a massive recruiting win for the Canes late in the process.

He's the No. 18 cornerback nationally, but held offers from nearly every major program in the country.