Brad Kaaya quickly developing bond with new 'Canes coach Mark Richt

MIAMI (AP) -- Brad Kaaya says he's off to a flying start with new Miami coach Mark Richt.And that's very good news for the Hurricanes.Kaaya appeared with about two dozen Hurricane teammates at an elementary school in Miami on Thursday afterboon, talking to children about the importance of education and fitness. And after stepping out of a classroom filled with inquisitive kids, Kaaya...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Brad Kaaya thanks Mark Richt for donating toward Hurricanes indoor practice facility

New University of Miami Hurricanes head football coach Mark Richt speaks after he was introduced at a press conference at the school on December 4, 2015 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images) Mark Richt told boosters in Chicago last week he was donating $1 million of his own money to fund Miami’s indoor practice facility, several sources who were at the...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

4-Star ATH Deejay Dallas Commits To Miami

Brunswick (Ga.) Glynn Academy four-star athlete Deejay Dallas has committed to Miami, he announced this afternoon. Dallas originally committed to Miami head coach Mark Richt when he was the head coach of Georgia in July 2015. He de-committed from the Bulldogs in December, and again gave Richt his commitment today.  Breaking: 4-star ATH Deejay Dallas has committed to Mark Richt...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Richt back in Georgia, wishes Bulldogs well

ATLANTA (AP) Miami coach Mark Richt says he wishes nothing but the best for Georgia. Six months after Georgia fired him, Richt was in downtown Atlanta raising money Thursday night for the Hurricanes. He praised his former school prior to speaking to a group of 200 or so Miami supporters. ''I want Georgia to have great success,'' Richt said. ''I love the players there, first of...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami football coach Mark Richt once appeared in an Italian jeans commercial

New Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt was once a student-athlete at the university. He played quarterback for the Hurricanes, serving as a backup to former Bills legend Jim Kelly. He was also the star of a "Jesus Jeans" commercial during his time in college.Well, he wasn't actually the "star," per se, but he was a part of the shoot and made a brief appearance.The news comes...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt starred in hilarious ‘Jesus Jeans’ commercial in 1982

Before first-year Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt was a longtime coach at the University of Georgia, he was a student-athlete at Miami. During those years, he was also quite the commercial model, apparently. In a commercial from 1982 for “Jesus Jeans,” an Italian jeans company, Richt can be seen jumping around with his typical 80’s mane of hair. Check it out: Unfortunately...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt Appeared In A Commercial For “Jesus Jeans” As A Student At Miami

Today, you shouldn’t expect to see any current Miami players popping up in commercials, at least not until after the season. In 1982, however, a young Mark Richt made a very brief appearance in an ad for “Jesus Jeans,” an Italian jeans company. Richt was not a huge commercial star by any means, but that is him jumping rope very briefly in the commercial below (seven-second...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt: Satellite camps are ‘illegal recruiting’

Count Mark Richt among the group of college football coaches against satellite camps. The current Miami Hurricanes head coach believes they are an example of “illegal recruiting.” Richt spoke to program boosters in a Q&A on Monday, and the topic of satellite camps came up. The NCAA recently overturned a ban on satellite camps pending a review on the overall recruiting process...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami staffer trolls Florida, Florida State with same graphic

With the NFL Draft only seven day away, USA Today’s For The Win published an article unveiling Florida as the college football program that has produced more NFL Draft busts over the past 15 years than anybody else. It also said that Miami, on the other end of the discussion, has produced the fewest in that time span.  Of course, that was only ammunition for Miami’s assistant...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt Was Mic’d Up For Miami’s Final Spring Practice

Miami fans are fired up to get their first glimpse of the Hurricanes under first-year head coach Mark Richt Saturday at the annual spring football game.  As the ‘Canes began to wrap up their final spring practice Friday afternoon, one thing was clear – Richt intends to bring back “The U.” He was mic’d up for Miami’s final spring practice, and the team’s official Twitter...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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