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Depending on who you ask, both teams are No. 1, but not after last night’s amazing 28-17 victory for the Miami Booker T. Washington Tornadoes over the Central Rockets. Booker T. Washington will likely be a unanimous No. 1 pick in every high school national poll, something that you rarely see. The reason is because it’s so rare to have two No. 1′s play each other and last night the stars aligned for the game of the ages and it lived up to every bit of the hype.
A defensive battle at first turned into a closely fought game in the second quarter when Samford University commit Krondis Larry of Washington snuck by Central’s Dalvin Cook (committed to the Florida Gators) into the endzone and giving quarterback Treon Harris enough room to fire a pass to him for a Tornado 7-0 lead.
Central answered nearly instantly as Dalvin Cook scored giving the Rockets even footing midway through the second quarter. And before the half, Miami commit Joe Yearby also scored to make the score 14-7 Miami Central. However, Booker T. Washington would regain their composure and after going up 17-14 with a field goal settling for three points afer a Yearby slip on third down, Treon Harris rushed in for a score on the next possession for the Tornadoes. The score was then 20-17.
In an attempt to respond, Central was marching down the field but penalties plagued the drive that began with under three minutes remaining in the game. Quarterback Keith Reed was flushed out of the pocket and throw a near interception to a wide open receiver. On his next passing play, he throw the ball that was tipped and landed in the hands of Washington’s Terry Jefferson who took the interception back for a score to ice the game leaving only nine seconds remaining on the clock. The Booker T. Washington sideline erupted and the consensus No. 1 Tornadoes ran onto the field.
Afterward, we caught up with the Tornado Cane commits to get their reaction to the game. Nigel Bethel II, a corner back verbal to Miami talked about how he was motivated, going up against DeVante Phillips who is widely considered one of the nation’s best wide outs:
We also caught up with Demetrius Jackson, a defensive end verbal to Miami who says that his team was in love with the concept of being ranked No. 1 and weren’t ready to shake the title off just yet. He also shared that he feels that Dalvin Cook will eventually pledge to the Miami Hurricanes. Take a look:
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Miami Hurricanes fan showed up to Sun Life Stadium in droves on Saturday. In fact, the program saw a new record set for attendance against Florida.
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Canes Time writer Mike Bakas answers Fightin’ Gators’ subscribers questions about the Miami Hurricanes. The renewal of the rivalry starts Saturday at noon and with four years separated fro the last time the two teams met, there is a lot to learn about this Miami bunch. Bakas delivers some answers to hard hitting questions inside, come check it out.
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When the final seconds ticked off the clock Saturday afternoon and the Miami Hurricanes upset the Florida Gators you had to know that a lot of folks would have a lot of things to say. Gator fans probably had a lot of excuses (turnover anyone?). Anti-Florida/SEC fans have taken to message boards to express their happiness at the outcome.
Than there is The Rock.
We caught up with Nick Linder, the 2014 OL Miami Hurricane commit and younger brother of current Hurricane starting guard Brandon Linder. After a big win over Miami Northwestern High School, Linder of St. Thomas Aquinas talked about heading down to Coral Gables next fall and his excitement about this weeks game against the Florida Gators. Watch and listen:
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Listen as Willis McGahee and Don Soldinger, two past Miami Hurricanes greats who describe what their time at Miami meant to them and what they think about the program and its future. We caught up with these two Hurricane legends at the half of the Booker T. Washington and Miami Central Game.
Watch and Listen:
Running back Willis McGahee talks to CaneINsider.
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Al.com reporter Michael Casagrande asked Former Miami wide receiver Randal "The Thrill" Hill and quarterback Gino Torrettato compare the Hurricanes legendary era of college football dominance in the late '80 and early '90's to that of Alabama's modern day dominance of sport. Hill sees a difference in the styles of play of the two teams.
Check out the video highlights below compiled by CaneInsider from last week’s game versus Florida Atlantic University. It’s great preparation for this week’s match up against the Florida Gators, Saturday September 7th at noon. Here are the highlights:
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ACC Digital Network experts Renaldo Wynn and Jeff Fischel break down Saturday's highly-anticipated matchup between the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes.
Follow this post for live updates of the much-anticipated game between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators. Kickoff is at 12 p.m. at SunLife Stadium.
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Florida dominated many stats, but the Gators' five turnovers were the most telling in a 21-16 loss to the Miami Hurricanes. Watch all five here.
Here’s the beast breaking down the Miami Hurricane 21-16 victory over the No. 12 Florida Gators.
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