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Canes Drop A Tight One In Charlottesville

By Austin Sapin Currently the Virginia Cavaliers (23-14) are unranked, but any time a team that travels up to Charlottesville will have a tough series on their hands. For the Miami Hurricanes, winners of nine straight, they felt that first-hand on Friday night. Despite a solid outing from Miami starter Thomas Woodrey and an early exit for Virginia starter Nathan Kirby, the Cavaliers...
Via CaneInsider
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: Miami’s Ereck Flowers

Ereck Flowers, Offensive Tackle, University of Miami  Height: 6’6″ (From Combine) Weight: 329 lbs (From Combine) Year: Jr Trait Notes:Footwork – C+Hand usage – CAwareness – CStrength and Leverage – BRun Blocking – BPass Blocking – CConsistency – C+Overall Current Grade – C+ Overall Ceiling Grade – A- Footwork and movement skills: Ereck Flowers has very...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The best view at a Hurricanes game can be had for $25,000

The Hurricanes’ website now has a pick-your-seat app for season tickets, so naturally we played around with it to find the best view in the house. Now, this isn’t the best Sun Life Stadium will ever look, since renovations will be halfway complete when the Hurricanes and Dolphins take the field this fall. The canopy roof won’t be added until 2016. But if you want to ball out...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Hurricanes Pick Up Crucial Top 25 Win Over UCF

By Austin Sapin Coral Gables, FL — The ACC provides tough matchups week after week, but for the second straight midweek game, the Miami Hurricanes picked up a big-time win against a quality opponent. Tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the seventh, senior Garrett Kennedy delivered a clutch two-RBI single leading the No. 9 Canes to a 4-2 victory over No. 19 UCF. In search of another quality...
Via CaneInsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Hurricanes eyeing Palm Beach Gardens pair

After a brief lull following signing day, recruiting is about to ramp up again. From Wednesday until May 31, college coaches are permitted to visit high schools to watch and talk with players. The NCAA’s recruiting calendar calls this an “evaluation” period. It also allows for prospects to visit colleges and meet with coaches there. That means UM will be after its top targets...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Phillip Dorsett Might Be the Fastest Receiver Alive, But He Wants to Be More Than That

Not  many people can claim to be the fastest person alive, but former Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett has a legitimate claim to the title. He ran the 40-Yard
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes NFL draft buzz: Will Ereck Flowers be available for Carolina?

It’s likely that Ereck Flowers will be the first Hurricanes player chosen in the NFL draft, which begins April 30. It’s clear the Carolina Panthers, who own the 25th pick, really, really like him. Flowers, the 6-foot-6, 324-pound offensive tackle who left UM after his junior season, fills an immediate need for the Panthers on the right side and could eventually move to the left...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

CFB AM: Miami recruit desecrates Florida State logo at Doak Campbell

What did mom and dad always say about being a guest in somebody's house? Probably some version of "mind your manners and respect the place." I'm guessing Al Blades Jr. didn't get that message when it came to visiting the home of Florida State. Blades Jr., the son of late Miami Hurricanes great Al Blades, is a defensive back recruit in the Class of 2018. He's already committed to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Miami Recruit Al Blades Throws Up “The U” At Midfield Of Florida State’s Doak Campbell Stadium

Al Blades Jr. won’t suit up for the Miami Hurricanes until 2018, but when he does, you can expect that he’ll hear more than a few boos when he takes the field against Florida State. Blades, who committed to play for Miami in February, took a visit to Florida State this weekend, and somehow got away with throwing up “The U” at midfield at Doak Campbell Stadium. He posted the...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit Disrespects FSU In Doak Campbell Stadium

Recruit AJ Blades disrespected FSU by flashing "The U" in Doak Campbell Stadium. Blades is a Miami Hurricanes commit.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sosa’s Spectacular Outing Leads to Sweep of VT

By Austin Sapin Miami (28-9, 14-4 ACC) didn’t get to double-digits Sunday afternoon, but once again they put in a dominating performance to sweep Virginia Tech. Enrique Sosa went a career-high seven innings, allowing just three hits and one run while striking out six in a 9-1 Hurricanes victory. The win pushed Miami’s winning streak to eight and gave them their second consecutive...
Via CaneInsider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Repeats With Blowout Win Over Virginia Tech

By Austin Sapin When a team combines for 25 runs in the first two games of a series, you know their offense is clicking. For the No. 11 Miami Hurricanes however, this may just be the norm. Following an 11-1 win over Virginia Tech in game one of the series, the Canes used a balanced but lethal offensive attack to crush the Hokies 14-4 on Saturday night. Just like in Friday night...
Via CaneInsider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, Raiders & Titans

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN wouldn’t be “shocked” to see the Bengals trade down from their No. 21 pick, but does not anticipate them going this route Harvey lists five players for Cincinnati to consider including:  LSU OT La’el Collins, Miami OT Ereck Flowers, FSU DT Eddie Goldman, Kentucky OLB Bud Dupree and Miami WR Phillip Dorsett. Harvey would ... The post AFC Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Dominant In 11-1 Win Over Virginia Tech

By Austin Sapin Coral Gables, FL — When the No. 11 Miami Hurricanes score early, they are very hard to beat. Once again against Virginia Tech on Friday night, that statement held true. Using a four-run first inning, the Canes eased to a 11-1 victory over the Hokies, improving their record to 18-3 on the season when scoring first. “We played good as a team and I think the pitching...
Via CaneInsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iskenderian’s Walkoff Lifts Miami In Extras

By Austin Sapin Midweek games are usually reserved for match ups against lowly ranked teams in the state. On Wednesday night however, the Miami Hurricanes (25-9) met their match in a Top 25 showdown against No. 21 FAU. In a well-played ballgame, George Iskenderian drove in Ricky Eusebio with a single into left field in the tenth inning to give the No. 11 Canes a 4-3 victory. “I...
Via CaneInsider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett, Lecomte Transferring From Miami

By Austin Sapin Going into the 2015-16 basketball season, the Miami Hurricanes seemed to be stacked at the guard position. After Wednesday though, Coach Jim Larranaga might need find himself a few more ballhandlers. Even with the Canes looking promising heading into next season, both Manu Lecomte and Deandre Burnett announced they’d be transferring from the University of Miami...
Via CaneInsider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Guards Lecomte and Burnett plan to transfer from Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Guards Manu Lecomte and Deandre Burnett have decided to transfer from the University of Miami in the wake of the team's runner-up finish in the NIT. Coach Jim Larranaga confirmed the decisions Wednesday. Both faced the prospect of limited playing time next season because the Hurricanes have five other experienced guards returning, including leading scorers...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu Lecomte leaving Miami Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES — The Hurricanes will return nearly everyone from a roster that made the NIT championship game. That does not include Manu Lecomte.  The sophomore guard from Belgium will seek a transfer from UM, a source close to the program told the Post. The news was first reported by CBS Sports.  Lecomte, 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds, has played point guard and shooting guard for...
Via Canes Watch
10 days ago

UCF is the third-most popular team in Florida, according a recent survey

UCF is tied with the Miami Hurricanes for third in popularity among Florida college football teams in the state, according to a recent Public Policy Polling survey. Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel reported this new surge in UCF football popularity within the Sunshine State last week. “Florida (Gators) was the state’s most popular college program with 23 percent of respondents...
Via AAC Football Fever
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes post-spring football stock report: 10 trending up

The Hurricanes are taking a break after their March 28 spring game marked the end of spring drills. Who improved their standing on the team most the last month-plus? Here are 10 names, in alphabetical order: Braxton Berrios, Soph., WR: Now able to train his legs for a full offseason, he looked quicker and more agile than he did following last January’s ACL tear. The 5-9, 180-pound...
Via Canes Watch
10 days ago

WATCH: Miami Linebacker Denzel Perryman Bennch Pressing 225 Lbs. Like it's Nothing

Coaches always play down the testing that they do for their football players. They always say that your 40 does not make you a great player. Your bench press doesn't mean you will be worth a flip either. It's just what we do. Everyone knows this, but we still watch and marvel at what these guys are capable of doing.For example, take this video of Miami linebacker Denzel Perryman...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Denzel Perryman, ILB Miami

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: ILB Denzel Perryman, Miami Player Information: Paul Dawson 5-11, 236 pounds Hometown: Coral Gables, FL STATS NFL Combine: 40 yard: 4.78 Bench: 27 Vert: 32″ Broad: 113″ 3 cone: N/A Shuttle: N/A News and Notes: Last on the list of potential 1st round inside linebacker prospects, Denzel Perryman harkens back to the older generation...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

A simple excuse to make fun of Drake’s bandwagon sports fandom

The Hurricanes aren’t in the national championship game, obviously, which means one thing: Drake isn’t hanging outside their locker room wearing a Tonye Jekiri jersey. Today is the one-year anniversary of one of our favorite moments of 2014: “Always.” (Maybe we’re...
Via Canes Watch
12 days ago

Sosa’s 1-Hitter Leads Hurricanes to Sweep of Duke

By Austin Sapin Everything seems to be coming together for the No. 12 Miami Hurricanes (24-9, 11-4 ACC). Following a 12-strikeout performance from Andy Suarez on Saturday night, Enrique Sosa delivered a one-hitter in 6.1 innings of work on Sunday to lead the Canes to a 10-0 victory and sweep over Duke (19-13, 4-11 ACC). After his worst start of the season against UNC in which he...
Via CaneInsider
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins and Suarez Lift Miami to 3-2 Victory Over Duke

By Austin Sapin We’ve been waiting all season for Zack Collins to reach his incredibly high potential. After this past week, I think it is safe to say the real Zack Collins has returned. With the game tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth, last year’s Freshman of the Year blasted a solo home run over the right field wall leading to a 3-2 Miami victory. Even though he went just...
Via CaneInsider
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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