The Hurricanes beat out Notre Dame and 20-plus other top programs for this 6-foot-6, 285 pound offensive tackle out of Wellington (Fla.) Palm Beach Central.
He will join his brother Shane McDermott on the UM roster in January 2014 after graduating early.
McDermott is the No. 3 offensive tackle and No. 17 overall prospect in the country on Scout.
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Florida reporter Amy Campbell contributed to this feature.