In the aftermath of Miami beating rival Florida earlier this month, Hurricanes coach Al Golden said he didn't want his team to take on a celebratory mood for too long.
They apparently listened.
Miami's bye week was a work week, Golden said on Monday, when the Hurricanes got back onto the practice field after a weekend off. No. 16 Miami (2-0) gets back to game action Saturday against FCS opponent Savannah State (1-2), which struggled to beat Division II foe Fort Valley State this past weekend.
"There's a lot of young guys that stepped up and responded to the challenge and we got after them pretty good,'' Golden said. "It was a very mature team. We practiced hard for three days. They lifted hard. A lot of them ran on Friday. Everyone was back on time Sunday, so it was a good mentality.''
Much of the work this past week centered on the offense, which has not been as sharp as it wanted. Even with a small sample size, the numbers don't look great: The Hurricanes are down considerably...