Miami Hurricane head coach Al Golden spoke to the media today during his normal weekly press conference just after noon eastern and the news of the day is that freshman Walter Tucker will burn his redshirt and be active this weekend against the Yellow Jackets.
Tucker, a fullback out of American Heritage Plantation, had been on defense at linebacker and was moved over to offense late in camp. The coaches were apparently raving about his play but didn’t want to burn his red shirt to allow him to continue to develop behind established running back depth.
Now, things have changed.
A hamstring injury to Eduardo Clements has caused the team to look to Tucker, who has been playing stand out ball in practice on both offense and special teams, to fill the void left by the senior leader at running back. Here are a few other news and notes as well as the daily practice report from Brian ‘the beast’ London:
Al Golden on Corn Elder switching to RB to provide depth instead of burning Tucker’s s...