CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Beau Sandland, the nation's top-ranked junior college tight end, has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Miami, head coach Al Golden announced Wednesday.
The 6-foot-6, 250-pound tight end from Pierce College (Calif.) is ranked the No. 6 overall junior college player nationally and No.1 tight end prospect by 247Sports.com. He is also the No. 2 junior college tight end and No. 12 overall recruit in the ESPN Junior College 100. In eight games as a sophomore in 2012, Sandland caught 24 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns en route to first-team All-Pacific Conference honors. As a freshman in 2011, he recorded 20 catches for 265 yards and two scores.
In November, Sandland helped guide the Brahmas to a Patriotic Bowl win, a 37-34 double-overtime victory over Mt. San Jacinto College. He played for head coach Efrain Martinez at Pierce College.