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The Miami Hurricanes, in preparation for their season opening game against Florida Atlantic University on August 30th, hold their second preseason intra-squad scrimmage this afternoon. The predominant focus will be on the defense, who will certainly be under the microscope. In particular, how they tackle will receive particular emphasis.
Head coach Al Golden said Thursday that “we’ve got to get the tackling squared away fast because that will rear its head in the opening, there’s no question. And you don’t want to be a day late on that. A bad tackling performance in an opener can destroy you so we’re trying to take care of that.”
Defensive coordinator Mark D’Onofrio also expressed concern about open field tackling, and expressed area for improvement but added that “pursuit of the ball” is also something he’s hoping his defense will do more in today’s scrimmage.
Today’s scrimmage will have more of a game like feel.
“What we’ll try to do is have orange on one side and white o
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The 2013 Miami Hurricanes have a ton of hype heading into the season. Quarterback Stephen Morris returns to lead an offense loaded with playmakers and an underrated offensive line. The Hurricanes have one of the top running backs in the country in Duke Johnson, a player who is a threat to score anytime he touches the ball. On defense they have speed as always and guys looking to...
We caught up with junior starting outside linebacker Denzel Perryman about the tackling for the Miami Hurricane defense and the unit’s prospects overall this season.
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University of Miami freshman running back Gus Edwards is not currently practicing with the team. Read on for the latest update.
High school athletes everywhere continue to get bigger and stronger and 6-foot-6, 280 pounds, William Gordon, is an example of just that. The rising junior at, Miami Norland Senior High the alma mater of current Hurricane Ereck Flowers, Gordon is a returning 2-year starter who’s in charge of anchoring the Vikings’ front line.
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Check out the pre-practice drills from the Miami Hurricanes offensive line as they practice their jabs and shuffles and the form they use when they pass block. Assistant coach Art Kehoe is leading the drill, watch how the players respond to his coaching and look at their technique.
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It’s the day before the second pre-season scrimmage, a preparation tool that Al Golden says he and his staff will “cut the cord” on guys who will either make the two-deep on the Hurricane depth chart or not. Today’s practice was delayed due to inclement weather but resumed just 30 minutes behind schedule. The big news of the day was the absence of Gus Edwards the true...
I am 100% certain that a QB will win this year’s Heisman so start placing your bets on every RB and WR you can think of because I’m pretty much never right. Still, I watch this stuff closely enough that I have some outsider’s grasp on the political machinations involved in the process and I’m reasonably sure I can handicap favorites in a safe approximation of real life. Since...