Found September 10, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- For Miami, the numbers are beyond troubling. Among teams from college football's biggest conferences, none has given up more points or yards than the Hurricanes have in the season's first two games -- staggering numbers for a program that long pointed to defense as its foundation. Miami allowed 84 points and 1,035 yards in the first two weekends, a level of play that has the Hurricanes simply baffled. "There is no explaining it," defensive lineman Anthony Chickillo said. Making matters worse: Starting linebacker Ramon Buchanan is going to miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury that may mean the end of the fifth-year senior's Miami career, and starting safety Vaughn Telemaque will miss at least this weekend's game with Bethune-Cookman, also with a knee problem. So on Saturday, when Miami takes the field for its home opener, the Hurricanes (1-1) will likely only have two seniors in the starting defensive lineup. &q...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Ex-Miami safety can't play in NAIA

Former Miami Hurricanes free safety Ray Ray Armstrong has been declared ineligible to play his senior season at Faulkner University. The NAIA Eligibility Center declared the former Hurricanes starter ineligible Tuesday. Miami kicked Armstrong off the team in July after he wasn't honest during an internal investigation. He was suspended for four games to start last season because...

NAIA denies eligibility for ex-Hurricanes safety

Former Miami Hurricanes free safety Ray Ray Armstrong has been declared ineligible to play his senior season at Faulkner University. The NAIA Eligibility Center declared the former Hurricanes starter ineligible Tuesday. Miami kicked Armstrong off the team in July after he wasn't honest during an internal investigation. He was suspended for four games to start last season because...

Miami LB Buchanan out for season

Miami coach Al Golden says linebacker Ramon Buchanan will miss the rest of the season with a right knee injury and safety Vaughn Telemaque is out for this week's game against Bethune-Cookman with a left knee injury. They were hurt in Saturday's 52-13 loss to Kansas State, as was wide receiver Allen Hurns, whose immediate future is unclear because of a head injury. He also...

Hurricanes' defense off to rocky start

Updates. With AP Photos. By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer For Miami, the numbers are beyond troubling. Among teams from college football's biggest conferences, none has given up more points or yards than the Hurricanes have in the season's first two games - staggering numbers for a program that long pointed to defense as its foundation. Miami allowed 84 points and 1,035...

Sun Sports to televise Miami Hurricanes at Georgia Tech football game

On Saturday, September 22, at 3:00 pm ET, FOXs Sun Sports will televise an important Atlantic Coast Conference football showdown when the Miami Hurricanes face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The ACC Coastal Division rivals will square off live from Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field and Sun Sports will be there every step of the way to bring the hard-hitting action to...
Hurricanes News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.