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The Hurricanes got their signature win in the second week of the season.How do you determine the progress of two teams in a game like the one we saw between Florida and Miami?In the 21-16 loss to Miami, we learned more about the ill-fated success of the Gators more than the uprising of the Hurricanes.While I thought Miami was better than people credited them with and the Gators would struggle more because of graduations, defections to the NFL and a lack of playmakers on offense and defense.Here are the good, the bad and the ugly of this contest.The GoodJust like Al Golden said, the Hurricanes beat a really good football game. The defense was on the field way too long, and the team gave it everything it had.This is a rivalry game and more importantly, Golden’s players grew up a little bit more on Saturday. While the Gators are taking steps to prove they are still a team of reckoning in the SEC, an ACC team and state rival punched them in the mouth and made them submit.This is the bes...
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MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. -- The Miami Hurricanes spent most of Saturday afternoon leading a football game they seemed destined to lose.
The Hurricanes were ahead of Florida 14-6 at halftime despite trailing in the time-of-possession battle 21:36 to 8:24.
For the game, the Gators had more first downs (22-10), more rushing yards (122-50) and more total yards (413-212).
But when it was...
This was the plan, the one that Miami coach Al Golden put together back in May and June when he actually mapped out how every day was supposed to go this season for the Hurricanes.
Sept. 7: Beat Florida.
Sept. 8: Move on from beating Florida.
Golden's visions became reality on both fronts this weekend, first when his team knocked off the formerly 12th-ranked Gators 21-16 on...
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.
The most valuable commodity of the 21st century is undivided attention. In terms of recruiting, Coconut Creek Monarch High’s junior wide receiver Calvin Ridley has acquired quite a bit. Ridley’s sophomore sensation of a season from a year ago proved to be beneficial. Over the summer Ridley committed to his own personal and physical development and because of that the recruitment...
The Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Bianchi is reporting that tomorrow’s Florida-Miami matchup will be the last regular season game between the two…forever. After 80 years of games, (although sporadic the last 25 years)Florida wants to completely cut ties with all things…Read more →
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.
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.
After hanging out in the “others receiving votes” category for the pre-season and the first two weeks of the college football season, the Miami Hurricanes went from being the first team not ranked to a No. 15 ranking after beating the Florida Gators who were previously ranked No. 12.
Head coach Al Golden said this afternoon on a conference call with the Hurricane beat writers...
Tyriq McCord‘s dreams came true Saturday afternoon as the clock struck zero and the Miami Hurricanes beat the Florida Gators 21-16.
“This is why you come to the U, to play the Florida Gators,” he smiled.
McCord had one of five Hurricane turnovers when he sacked quarterback Jeff Driskel in the fourth quarter and picked up the resulting fumble.
“Sack cause fumble. I mean you...
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.
The post Past...
The 2012-13 basketball season was an incredible one for the Miami Hurricanes. Led by guard Shane Larkin, Miami won both the ACC regular season title (15-3 conference record) and the ACC Tournament by running through Boston College, NC State, and the North Carolina Tar Heels. They also made the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament.
Oh, and Jim Larranaga had an amazing locker room dance...
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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Miami Gardens, Fla.–The Miami Hurricanes defended their home field against the No. 12 ranked Florida Gators from the SEC and their defense led the way to a 21-16 hard fought victory. The Hurricanes held off a late surge by the Gators as their defense forced five turnovers and put the Gators in difficult positions to make plays.
The Hurricane offense sputtered overall on the day...
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.