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Video Commentary: The Beast on Miami’s Loss to UVA

On a night that was supposed to be about a given win and a record broken: neither happened. The University of Miami (6-5) lost to the University of Virginia (5-6) 30-13 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Duke Johnson needed 122 yards in Saturday night’s game to become the all-time leading rusher in UM history. He finished with 88 yards on 15 carries. Miami WR Herb Waters was carted...
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Virginia has no margin for error against Miami

Virginia has run out of room for mistakes if the Cavaliers want to play in a bowl game. The Cavaliers (4-6, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) are coming off a bye week and will face Miami on Saturday night. The Hurricanes (6-4, 3-3) feature one of the league's most dynamic runners in Duke Johnson. Johnson is second in the ACC with an average of 134.3 yards per game, and has six consecutive...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Fans Are Upset With Al Golden For Leaving Duke Johnson In Against VT Up 24-0 Late

On the night that Miami fans flew a crowd-funded banner calling for head coach Al Golden’s job over Lane Stadium, the Hurricanes absolutely battered Virginia Tech at home, 30-6. Miami’s star running back Duke Johnson had himself a game, rushing for 249 yards and a touchdown, and catching two passes for 37 yards and an additional touchdown. Of course, even in decisive road victory...
Via College Spun
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Golden: A bigger Duke Johnson has ‘an edge about him’

CORAL GABLES — Duke Johnson has always had the flash. A 5-star recruit, the speedy Johnson rushed for 1,957 yards and scored 36 total touchdowns during his senior season at Miami Norland en route to a Class 5A state championship in 2011. The explosive University of Miami running back/kick returner then posted arguably the greatest freshman season in school history in 2012, before...
Via CaneInsider
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Back healthy, Duke Johnson primed for return to form for Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- An orange No. 8 jersey raced toward the end zone untouched during money drills Wednesday afternoon at the Greentree Practice Fields. Junior Duke Johnson resembled his All-ACC persona -- a welcome sight for both the University of Miami football program and its fans. And yet there were a few minor differences: a blue facemask visor and the extra muscle on his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson, Miami ready to "take the next step"

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Miami -- or "The U", as it is more popularly known -- is still not back. Junior running back Duke Johnson wants to make that clear. "I don't see why we can say we're back. We don't have a reason to say that," Johnson said. "We've been in the ACC for 10 years and we haven't been to the ACC Championship once. We haven...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes must adjust after losing Duke Johnson for year

University of Miami sophomore running back Duke Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured right ankle, a team official confirmed prior to head coach Al Golden's teleconference Sunday afternoon. Golden said Johnson will have surgery this week. "I feel badly for the young man, for any of these young people that get injured," Golden said. "Phillip...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Duke Johnson Out for the Season

CaneInsider has learned from a source close to the player that Miami Hurricane running back Duke Johnson will miss the remainder of the football season with an ankle injury.  The severity of the injury is unknown, however, a source confirms to CaneINsider that Johnson will be ‘out for the season.’  The injury was suffered during the Miami Hurricanes Saturday November 2nd contest...
Via CaneInsider
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: Duke Johnson And The 2013 Miami Hurricanes

So, hell hasn’t risen from underneath the grounds at Coral Gables. Oh, right, the NCAA is too busy being … the NCAA. When we rolled out this series a year ago, the entire staff here — and the nation — wondered if the Miami Hurricanes would soak in all of the sun South Florida has […]The post The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: The 2013 Miami Hurricanes appeared first on The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson has career day, but is injured in expected Hurricanes 34-6 win

Duke Johnson set the tone for the game with a 38-yard reception on the Hurricanes’ first play from scrimmage. In the first quarter, he became the 39th 1,000 yard rusher in Miami Hurricanes’ history. Then he set a new career-high of 187 rushing yards in a game. He broke his previous record of 176 yards with a run in the third quarter and the Hurricanes beat the Florida Atlantic...
Via CaneInsider
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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