Found October 04, 2011 on Miami Herald:
CORAL GABLES -- The Miami Hurricanes lost one of their veteran leaders at linebacker when Ramon Buchanan went down with a season-ending right knee injury Saturday. At the end of this season, they'll lose another when Sean Spence graduates and heads off to the NFL. The future? Denzel Perryman plans to be a big part of that. The 6-foot, 217-pound freshman from Coral Gables High will not get his first college start Saturday at Virginia Tech. Jordan Futch told us Tuesday he'll replace Buchanan in the starting lineup at strongside linebacker. But Perryman, currently seventh on the team with 16 tackles, knows he'll be counted on to play in the rotation plenty in Blacksburg as UM tries to figure out ways to plug its leaky run defense. "Coach has kind of been talking to me about it. Telling me to be ready [to play more]," Perryman said. "When I first came in, I didn't have any clue. Sean Spence, Ramon Buchanan, all the older guys, kind of helped me, sat do...
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