About the only surprise St. Louis Rams rookie Brandon McGee experienced since finishing his college career at Miami came during the three-day NFL draft.
The cornerback heard from enough people he should expect to be taken on the second day, in either the second or third rounds. After no team selected him, McGee blew off some steam on the fields he grew up playing.
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May 11, 2013
Brandon McGee became the first Hurricane selected in the 2013 NFL Draft when the St. Louis Rams picked him in the 5th round.
The St. Louis Rams addressed an area of need in the fifth round of the NFL draft, taking Miami cornerback Brandon McGee.
McGee was timed in 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the combine. He was a captain his senior season and started his last two years with the Hurricanes, totaling three interceptions, 11 pass deflections and 109 tackles in 44 games.
McGee tied for sixth on the...
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April 27, 2013
Brandon McGee of Miami is one the more underrated BCS-level CB’s available in the 2013 NFL Draft. A big 6’0 200 pound CB prospect, McGee started 24 straight games for the Hurricanes, and notched 54 tackles and 2 interceptions as a senior. Brandon was recognized for his production with both an invite to the East/West Shrine All Star Game, and the NFL Combine. It was my pleasure...
Miami's Mike James and Brandon McGee have received invites to participate in the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine, scheduled for Feb. 23-26 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
James started all 12 games in the Hurricanes backfield in 2012 and finished as the team's second-leading rusher with 642 yards and six touchdowns. For his career, James totaled 1,386 yards and 17 TDs rushing...
Sitting at 5-5 and tied atop the ACC Coastal division, the Miami Hurricanes are playing their last home game of the season in a fog of uncertainty.
With a win over the Canes’ rivals, South Florida, Miami would clinch bowl eligibility. If they beat USF and Duke to close out the season, they could fight for the ACC championship — if their own school lets them.
For the second straight...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. No national championships. No ACC titles. No division crowns. No bowl victories.
Not exactly the way a Miami recruiting class expects to leave The U.
The current seniors just might.
The conference and division titles remain a possibility for the 2012 Hurricanes, but clearly the past four years have been more consumed with on-field frustration, off-field illegalities...