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True freshman Brad Kaaya wins Miami Hurricanes quarterback job

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- True freshman Brad Kaaya has won the Miami Hurricanes' quarterback job. Kaaya was announced as the starter Sunday by Miami coach Al Golden. Kaaya edged out transfer Jake Heaps for the Week 1 nod, in a race that became open in the spring when presumed starter Ryan Williams tore a knee ligament. Kaaya and Heaps were told of the decision before Miami practiced...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Names True Freshman Brad Kaaya Starting Quarterback Against Louisville

The Miami Hurricanes quarterback situation has been one of the most interesting this off-season, and now it appears that a true freshman will open things up in week one, when the Hurricanes travel to new ACC rival Louisville. Official: Al Golden names true freshman Brad Kaaya #Canes starting QB. — Matt Porter (@mattyports) August 24, 2014 Kaaya was a highly-touted recruit for...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes QB Jake Heaps back practicing, says elbow’s fine

CORAL GABLES — After being held out of Monday’s second scrimmage of the fall, senior quarterback Jake Heaps was back practicing Wednesday and the Kansas transfer said he was good to go. “It’s something new that happened in camp,” Heaps said of the elbow discomfort. “I’m glad to be over it. … I was fortunate enough to only miss one practice.” “He had a little soreness...
Via CaneInsider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Heaps, Brad Kaaya co-No. 1 QBs in Canes’ first depth chart; DB Jenkins out for season

CORAL GABLES — The University of Miami released its first depth chart of the fall Thursday and two quarterbacks — senior transfer Jake Heaps and true freshman Brad Kaaya — are listed as co-No. 1s. While the 6-foot Heaps comes to Coral Gables via stints at BYU and Kansas, the 6-4 Kaaya is barely removed from West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade-Madonna Prep. The Hurricanes, coming...
Via CaneInsider
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Freshman QB Brad Kaaya Listed Ahead Of Senior Jake Heaps On Depth Chart, Golden: “I’m Not Very Good On The Alphabet”

Miami’s quarterback race seems to be down to two competitors for the week one start, and interestingly, promising freshman Brad Kaaya is listed at the top of the depth chart for The U ahead of Kansas transfer Jake Heaps. Or is he? .@GoldenAl talking now: “It’s by no means just a two-man [QB] race but those are 1 & 2 right now. That’s probably the best way to say it.”...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Heaps expects to start at QB for the Hurricanes

Quarterback Jake Heaps hopes the third time is the charm. Heaps is on his third team in four years. After unsuccessful stints with the BYU Cougars and the Kansas Jayhawks, Heaps has one year of eligibility left to make his mark with the Miami Hurricanes. And Heaps plans to make the most of it as the team’s starting quarterback. “I didn’t come here to be the backup,” Heaps...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jayhawks QB Jake Heaps excited about opportunity with Hurricanes

At 23 years old, Jake Heaps is married. He has 33 collegiate games with two programs to his name. So why has he spent the past month living in the University of Miami's dorms after transferring? When redshirt senior Ryan Williams tore his ACL in the spring, it left the Hurricanes with no experience at the quarterback position. Not the ideal situation for a team hoping to capture...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Heaps wants to Rock You Like a Hurricane.

Jake Heaps. Via The Deseret News.If you were looking for one more use for the phrase "taking his talents to South Beach," then your in luck. The former Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps is transferring to Miami for the 2014 season.Miami announced the signing of the oft-traveled former Heaps in a press release Sunday. "Kansas QB Jake Heaps has signed a financial aid agreement...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Kansas QB Jake Heaps transferring to Hurricanes

Losing projected starting quarterback Ryan Williams to an ACL injury this spring left the University of Miami football team with little experience at the position entering the 2014 season. The Hurricanes did their best to rectify that situation by announcing Sunday the transfer of Jake Heaps from the University of Kansas. Heaps, who is set to graduate this month, will be a fifth...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Will BYU QB commit Billy Green be Jake Heaps 2.0?

The Brigham Young Cougars recently received a commitment from quarterback Billy Green. He plays for King’s High School in Shoreline, Washington. Green also receives training from the Barton camp; the same camp former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps attended. Speaking of the recruiting process, Green was quoted by Brandon Gurney on DeseretNews.com as saying, “BYU coaches let me know...
Via Blue Cougar Football
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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