Report: Florida Is Extremely Salty After Four-Star QB Target Signs $9.5 Million NIL Deal, Commits To Miami

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  • Miami beat in-state rival Florida for the services of four-star 2023 quarterback recruit Jaden Rashada.
  • According to a report by The Athletic, Rashada landed a record-setting NIL deal with the Canes.
  • Florida’s recruiting collective denies that it ever offered Rashada and fans are not happy about how it all went down.

While some Miami fans may tell you that “it’s all about The U,” others may now say that it’s all about the Benjamins.

At least, that’s after the Hurricanes reportedly landed four-star 2023 QB Jaden Rashada thanks to massive, record-setting NIL deal.

Rashada chose Miami over a host of Power 5 offers, but most notably he chose the Canes over in-state rival Florida. According to Jeremy Crabtree of The Athletic, Rashada agreed to a gargantuan $9.5 million deal to sign with Miami.

The star QB is backed by lawyer Michael Caspino, who allegedly previously brokered a record-setting deal with Tennessee for QB commit Nico Iamaleava.

But that wasn’t even the biggest deal on the table according to Crabtree. No, that deal came from the Gators. Sources told Crabtree that Rashada turned down an eye-popping $11 million deal to head to Tallahassee. Florida’s NIL collective has, of course, since refuted the report.

Miami mega-boosted John Ruiz, who is reportedly funding the deal, also refuted the reported.

As did Caspino.

But that hasn’t stopped Florida fans from continuing to absolutely lose their minds.

Poor Billy Napier. Right now the Florida head coach is the equivalent of the dog sitting in a house on fire saying “this is fine” meme. It’s not fine, Billy. Godspeed.