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Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya insists NFL Draft possibility is not a distraction

Brad Kaaya #15 of the Miami Hurricanes celebrates with fans after defeating the Pittsburgh Panthers 29-24 on November 27, 2015 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) Brad Kaaya has plenty to be excited about. The Hurricanes quarterback is tabbed as a potential top-five pick in some early 2017 NFL mock drafts. Kaaya, who will be a junior...
Via Canes Watch
16 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes LB Darrion Owens talks comeback from major knee injury

CORAL GABLES — For a player with a future as bright as Darrion Owens, last Sept. 11 was a very dark night. He was in tears on the Miami sideline at Florida Atlantic, his knee shredded, his sophomore season over. Darrion Owens’ injury (Matt Porter/AP photos) “I just was running and tried to stop,” he said, recalling the play. “I was thinking if I wanted to jump over somebody...
Via Canes Watch
21 hours ago

Video: Hurricanes baseball team reacts to earning No. 3 national seed in NCAA tournament

The Hurricanes baseball team watched the NCAA tournament selection show from its clubhouse Monday afternoon. (Photo by Anthony Chiang) CORAL GABLES — After building one of the top resumes in the country with a 45-11 overall record this season, the Hurricanes baseball team was confident it would end up as one of the eight national seeds. It was confirmed Monday afternoon. As a...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

New Miami Hurricanes WR Dayall Harris on his skills, role in Mark Richt’s offense

CORAL GABLES — Wide receiver Dayall Harris, a junior college transfer who started his college career at Mississippi, is rooming with cornerback Adrian Colbert, formerly of Texas. They’re getting along well, being that they’re both older players who have previous college experience and are thankful for their fresh starts. But there’s a little rivalry brewing between them...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Florida AD Jeremy Foley doesn’t expect regular series vs. Miami

When the 2019 college football season kicks off, the Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators will meet for the first time since 2013 and only the seventh time since 1987. The season-opener will take place in Orlando, with fans already excited for the reigniting of the rivalry. Unfortunately, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley doesn’t anticipate the 2019 matchup starting a permanent...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't expect Florida-Miami to be an annual event says Gators AD

To the delight of many Florida and Miami fans, the Gators and ‘Canes will open the 2019 college football season with a game in Orlando. The two programs used to play virtually every year from the 1940s to the 80s, but have only played six times since 1987, the last game coming in 2013. While the rivalry will be renewed in a few years, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley does...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This Epic Fan-Made Miami Hype Video Will Get You Fired Up For 2016

MIami is looking to kick off the Mark Richt era with a bang in 2016, hoping to ride veteran quarterback Brad Kaaya to the ACC title game – and beyond.  So to make sure Hurricanes fans are ready to bring the ruckus this season, YouTuber Michael Laureano put together this awesome 2016 Miami hype video. Mr. All of it posted the video to Twitter. Miami is scheduled to kick off the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Miami’s Edgar Michelangeli delivers ‘Bat Flip of the Year’ candidate

Don’t tell the baseball purists, but Miami Hurricanes junior infielder Edgar Michelangeli just gave us one of the best bat flips of the year. The Hurricanes were taking on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Thursday night in the ACC Tournament, when the 6-foot-1, 210-pounder blasted a homer. Michelangeli admired his handy work as he walked up the baseline, before launching his...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Hurricanes Jelani Hamilton, Earl Moore find new teams

Two defensive tackles and recent University of Miami graduates found new places to further their careers. Hamilton Jelani Hamilton will play at Akron and Earl Moore will play at Toledo, both players said this week. Sources at both programs confirmed the impending additions, though neither has been officially added their respective new team’s roster. Hamilton (6-foot-4, 300...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Video: Kids love Stacy Coley, demand his autograph

CORAL GABLES — Stacy Coley is popular with Hurricanes fans … of all ages. The senior wide receiver, probably the most recognizable UM player not named Brad Kaaya, was a hit with the students at Carver Elementary in Coral Gables when UM visited on Tuesday. Coley, who is certain to be a high NFL Draft pick with a strong 2016 season, is already got plenty of practice signing...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Watch this Miami Hurricanes player take bat-flipping to an epic level

It seems like you can't go a day without seeing a baseball player unleashing a ridiculous bat flip. Maybe Jose Bautista threw down the gauntlet with his unforgettable flip during last year's playoffs and every player -- be it professional or amateur -- is trying to one-up him.Cue Miami Hurricane Edgar Michelangeli, who hit a critical three-run homer in the ninth inning to give the...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Hurricanes’ Edgar Michelangeli has bat flip of the night

Down 7-5 in the top of the ninth inning against North Carolina State in the ACC Baseball Tournament, Edgar Michelangeli launched a go-ahead three-run homer to left field, proving to be the game-winner. He savored the moment, to put it kindly. Bat flip of the Year courtesy of @CanesBaseball… #ACCBASE https://t.co/MH0G8FLwo8 — FOX Sports South (@FOXSportsSouth) May 27, 2016...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami vs. NC State Baseball Championship Highlights (2016)

Miami vs. NC State: The Hurricanes used some late game heroics to overcome the feisty Wolfpack, 8-7 in ACC Baseball Championship Pool Play. Edgar Michelangeli's 9th inning 3-run home run would seal the victory for Miami as they will next take aim at rival Florida State. NC State will battle with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Via ACC Digital Network
5 days ago

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...
Via AP on Fox
5 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
5 days ago

Suspended RB Mark Walton appears at Miami Hurricanes community service event

Hurricanes running back Mark Walton appeared at a community service event Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Anthony Chiang) Mark Walton wore a Hurricanes jersey as he appeared with teammates at a community service event Thursday afternoon. But the sophomore running back is still suspended indefinitely from the team after his April 23 arrest, according to a University of Miami spokesperson...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Georgia’s All-Time Leading WR Says Some Bulldog Fans Are “Idiots” For Criticism Of Mark Richt

Mark Richt is donating $1 million of his own money to help build Miami football’s new indoor practice facility.  This upsets some Georgia football fans, who think the former Bulldogs’ coach, who was fired after the 2015 season, is using UGA’s money to help the Hurricanes.  Terrence Edwards, Georgia’s all-time leading wide receiver, thinks those fans are “idiots.” ...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes’ Stacy Coley reflects on the ‘whooping’ that changed his life

CORAL GABLES — Stacy Coley doesn’t want to try to imagine his life without football. “I would say I’d have still graduated high school, but as far as me doing something beyond high school, I don’t know,” he said. “I don’t know what I’d be doing.” The former freshman standout who drew comparisons to Hurricanes greats is entering his senior year as Miami’s top...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

WATCH: Miami Hurricanes Outfielder Carl Chester Dives For Catch vs. Georgia Tech

Miami Hurricanes outfielder Carl Chester dives for a catch in center field to rob Georgia Tech's Matt Gonzalez of a base hit in this ACC Must See Moment!
Via ACC Digital Network
6 days ago

Mark Richt To Donate $1 Million Towards Miami’s Indoor Practice Facility

Mark Richt isn’t going to just sit by and watch Miami seek funding for its indoor practice facility – he’s ready to act, too.  On Wednesday, Palm Beach Post’s Matt Porter reported that the first-year head coach told Boosters in Chicago that he’ll be donating $1 million of his own money toward the indoor facility, though athletic director Blake James would not confirm the...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt to donate $1 million of his money to help with Indoor Practice Facility

New Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt is wasting no time making a positive impact on the program and his latest gesture of good will is something that will benefit student-athletes entering the Miami program for years to come. According to a report from Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post, Richt is set to donate $1 million of his own money to assist with the construction of...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt donating $1 million toward Hurricanes indoor practice facility

Stephen Ross isn’t the only South Florida sports figure digging into his own pocket for football construction projects. 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 event told the Post. Richt’s comments were first reported by Canesport. Mark Richt (Getty...
Via Canes Watch
6 days ago

MLB Draft: Boston Red Sox a fit for Miami Hurricanes’ Zack Collins?

The Hurricanes haven’t had a first-round MLB Draft pick since Yasmani Grandal in 2010. It’s all but certain Zack Collins will be next. Zack Collins, then a freshman, takes a swing during UM baseball media day, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. (instagram.com/mattyports) Several draft-focused writers believe he’s Boston-bound. The hard-hitting junior catcher went No. 12 overall to...
Via Canes Watch
6 days ago

OL Tyler Grimsley transferring from Miami

Offensive lineman Tyler Grimsley joined the Miami Hurricanes as a late addition to their 2014 recruiting class alongside Joe Brown. Brown transferred out of the school in January and Grimsley has now joined his former teammate. Grimsley opted to transfer out of Miami on Tuesday, but there was no specific reason given. New head coach Mark Richt released a statement on the lineman’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Hurricanes Football Spring Camp 2016 Recap

Miami Hurricanes football wrapped up its first spring camp under new head coach Mark Richt. Listen to what Coach Richt believes will lead to success for the Canes, and see how Brad Kaaya and his teammates are buying into Richt's message as they look forward to the season. This video was provided courtesy of Canes All Access.
Via ACC Digital Network
7 days ago
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