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Palm Beach Central's McDermott commits to Miami

Story by John Evenson / CBS12 News
WELLINGTON, Fla. -- Tuesday afternoon, Palm Beach Central offensive lineman K.C. McDermott committed to play football at the University of Miami. Nailing down a unique opportunity to play with his older brother Shane, who is the starting center at Miami, in 2014.

The five star recruit, who visited Notre Dame last week, had a number of teams interested in his services, but ultimately chose to stay close to his family in South Florida.

"It's my home school," said McDermott after he made his decision known in a ceremony in his school cafeteria. "To play with my brother is an awesome chance, and I'll definitely get to have a fun time."

McDermott, who is listed as 6-foot-6, 285-pounds plans on enrolling at the University of Miami in time to take part in the Hurricanes 2014 spring practices.

"I'll fit in where they want me to be," said McDermitt. "You know if they want me to play center I'll play center, if it helps to play left tackle I'll play left tackle. It's just a great place."

McDermott, who was CBS12's Athlete of the week last week after attending a Rivals recruiting camp in Coconut Creek, said now his focus  is leading his team to a state championship in his upcoming senior season.

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