Minnick goes with Tigers

Minnick

University of Memphis coach Justin Fuente has picked up the first commitment of his career as a head coach.

University of Memphis coach Justin Fuente has picked up the first commitment of his career as a head coach.

Markeith Minnick,a 6-foot-5, 295-pound offensive lineman from Hargrave Military Academy (Va.), committed while he was on his official visit this weekend.

He had offers from Minnesota, Louisville, Mississippi State and others.

Minnick is the second offensive lineman of the class, joining Stephenson High School's Nick Gibbons.

Minnick will join the team in January as a mid-year entrant. He can sign with Memphis beginning Wednesday.

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