May 21, 2006

Cane signee earning scholar-athlete accolades

Miami native and Canes defensive back signee Chavez Grant is preparing for his arrival at Miami.

And he's already getting some pre-college accolades.

He was named Miami Booker T. Washington High School's Student-Athlete of the Year by the Miami Herald, and he also received a $1,000 scholarship from the Orange Bowl Committee for his academic and athletic accomplishments.

He is set to graduate high school May 26 and will enroll in summer school at Miami June 26.

"I'll get down there and work out as early as they'll let me," he said.

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