Monday July 6th, 2015

Michael Irvin Jr., the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin, has committed to the Miami Hurricanes, he announced on Twitter on Monday.

With his decision, Irvin Jr. will follow in his father's footsteps. Michael Irvin played at Miami for three seasons from 1985 to 1987, winning the national championship in 1987. While at Miami, Irvin set Hurricanes records for career receptions (143), receiving yards (2,423) and touchdown receptions.

Irvin Jr., a 2016 recruit from Ft Lauderdale, Fla., is ranked as a three-star wide receiver on Rivals.com and the No. 81 player at his position. He also held offers from Michigan, N.C. State, South Florida and UCF

β€’ STAPLES: What the playoff gets right, wrong

Miami now has 22 commitments from the 2016 class, including eight four-stars. 

The Hurricanes went 6–7 last season in Al Golden's fourth year as coach.

- Molly Geary

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.