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Puerto Rico Tip-off announced with Butler, Miami and Utah

It doesn’t get any better than heading to Puerto Rico for a non-conference tournament with the opportunity to play against some of the best college players in the country while repping your program on national television. And the fans found out who would be competing on Tuesday The field for the 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off  was announced with Butler, Miami, Utah, Mississippi State...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top-10 draft pick Ereck Flowers can't explain why Miami went 6-7 in 2014

The New York Giants were the first NFL team to dip into Miami's deep talent pool during the 2015 draft, as they selected offensive tackle Ereck Flowers. After Flowers was selected, six more former Hurricanes were drafted, raising a question everyone has been asking: How did Miami only win six games last year?Channing Crowder of the "Cup and Crowder Show," which airs on Miami's WQAM...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

After Hurricanes sweep, Zack Collins earns ACC Player of Week honors

COLLINS EARNS ACC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORSSophomore finished sweep with three HRs, nine RBI SENT VIA UM TODAY: GREENSBORO, N.C. – After powering No. 12 Miami to a weekend sweep over Pittsburgh, sophomore slugger Zack Collins was recognized with ACC Player of the Week honors Monday. Collins led Miami to its fifth sweep of the season, totaling nine RBIs over three games with three...
Via Eye on the U
1 day ago

More than a dozen Hurricanes find NFL homes after losing season in 2014

Miami was a major disappointment in 2014, but you wouldn't know it by the way NFL teams scarfed up Hurricanes over the weekend. Despite their 6-7 record, a total 13 players from last year's squad were either selected in the 2015 NFL draft or signed immediately afterward, according to the official Miami football Twitter account.The first round featured two former Hurricanes: offensive...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Sweep Pittsburgh in Dominating Fashion

By Austin Sapin Pittsburgh, PA — The Miami Hurricanes (34-13, 19-8 ACC) weren’t even supposed to be playing at Pittsburgh this weekend due to final exams. Despite that, the Canes made their trip very worthwhile. Outscoring the Panthers 30-8 in three games including a Saturday doubleheader, Jim Morris’s club was able to bounce back from a series loss to their archival FSU with...
Via CaneInsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers select Miami’s Anthony Chickillo in 2015 NFL draft

Anthony Chickillo (right) upped his NFL draft stock at the East-West Shrine Game. (Miami Herald) ANTHONY CHICKILLO Miami 6-foot-4, 267 pounds, DE Anthony Chickillo was the 36th pick in the sixth round (No. 212 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bio: Durable player who finished with 27 tackles for loss and 17.5 sacks. He played in 50 games (tied for third...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Canes’ Jon Feliciano picked by Oakland Raiders in 4th round of draft

JON FELICIANO Duke Johnson #8 celebrates his first quarter touchdown with Jon Feliciano #70 of the Miami Hurricanes against the Duke Blue Devils on September 27, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) Miami 6-foot-4, 310 pounds, OG Jon Feliciano was the 29th pick in the fourth round (No. 128 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Watch Clive Walford’s NFL draft moment, as it happened

MIAMI BEACH — In a penthouse suite at a posh hotel on South Beach, Clive Walford‘s NFL dream came true.  For Saturday’s paper I wrote about Walford waiting … and waiting … and being drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the 68th overall pick (third round). Read the story here.   Hopefully the story makes you feel like you were there. If not, we have video.  This was the...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Browns select Miami RB Duke Johnson with No. 77 pick

The Cleveland Browns selected University of Miami running back Duke Johnson with the No. 77 pick in the NFL Draft’s third round on Friday night. FOX Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson was again the first to report the news on Twitter well before the selection. The electric 5-foot-9 Johnson, who left after his junior season, was the star of the Hurricanes offense this past season. He had...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns draft Canes’ Duke Johnson in third round of 2015 NFL draft

Duke Johnson, playing in his final college game last Dec. 27 against South Carolina. (Getty Images) DUKE JOHNSON Miami 5-foot-9, 203 pounds, RB Duke Johnson was the 13th pick in the third round (No. 77 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Bio: Capped a three-year career in which he became Miami’s all-time leader in rushing yards (3,387) and all-purpose yards...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Oakland Raiders select UM and Glades Central’s Clive Walford in NFL draft

Glades Central grad Clive Walford at Hurricanes pro day. (AP photo) CLIVE WALFORD Miami 6-foot-4, 251 pounds, TE Clive Walford was the fourth pick in the third round (No. 68 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. Bio: Caught a team-high 44 passes for 676 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior and was a third-team Associated Press All-American and a second-team...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Chargers take Miami linebacker Perryman in 2nd round

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have picked linebacker Denzel Perryman of Miami in the second round of the NFL draft. Perryman was the leading or second-leading tackler for the Hurricanes all four years at Miami and is capable of playing inside or outside. He had 110 tackles last season after recording 108 in 2013. He had two sacks and forced three fumbles last year. The selection...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the NFL DENZEL! Another proud Miami Hurricane reaches his dream.

Day One was strong for the Miami Hurricanes, with offensive tackle Ereck Flowers going ninth to the New York Giants and receiver Phillip Dorsett going 29th to the Indianapolis Colts. Day Two continues to pay dividends for the Canes' proud tradition in the NFL Draft. At about 8:30 p.m.UM middle linebacker Denzel Perryman got chosen by the San Diego Chargers 48th overall -- the 16th...
Via Eye on the U
4 days ago

Chargers select Miami’s Denzel Perryman in second round of NFL draft

Denzel Perryman, shown making a tackle against Virginia Tech in 2013, says he likes to arrive at the ball with “bad intentions.” (Getty Images) DENZEL PERRYMAN Miami 5-foot-10, 239 pounds, LB Denzel Perryman was the 16th pick in the second round (No. 48 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. Bio: Third-team Associated Press All-American and two-time first...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Miami's Ereck Flowers, Phillip Dorsett selected in first round of NFL Draft

Two Miami products were picked in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night, as offensive tackle Ereck Flowers went No. 9 overall to the New York Giants and wide receiver Phillip Dorsett went No. 29 overall to the Indianapolis Colts.Before Thursday night, the Hurricanes hadn't produced a first-round talent since 2008, when the Giants selected safety Kenny Phillips 31st-overall...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Missed the Mark with Phillip Dorsett

Avonte Maddox #14 of the Pittsburgh Panthers defends against Phillip Dorsett #4 of the Miami Hurricanes as he runs with the ball during third quarter action on November 29, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) In the moments following their AFC Championship Game defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots, Chuck Pagano reflected...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillip Dorsett happy he’s a Colt, Indy columnist unconvinced

Phillip Dorsett was beaming about his new team. “I love it,” he said, reached by phone moments Thursday evening after the Indianapolis Colts made him the 29th overall pick in the NFL draft. “I love Andre Johnson. T.Y. [Hilton]. Frank [Gore]. Can’t get a better offense than that. I’m lucky. I’m blessed. It’s crazy. I get to play with Andre, and I worked out with Andre...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Colts select Miami’s Phillip Dorsett 29th overall in 2015 NFL draft

Phillip Dorsett races toward a touchdown last season against Cincinnati. (Getty Images) PHILLIP DORSETT Miami 5-foot-10, 184 pounds, WR Phillip Dorsett was the 29th pick in the first round (No. 29 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Bio: Shook off early-career problems with drops to become UM’s most complete receiver as a senior, when finished second nationally...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

OT Ereck Flowers becomes first Cane to go in top-10 of NFL Draft since 2005.

  They're back -- in the first round.   After a six-year, first-round drought followed a record-setting 14-year streak of at least one player taken in the opening round of the NFL Draft, the Hurricanes struck gold again Thursday night when  hometown offensive tackle Ereck Flowers was selected ninth overall by the New York Giants.   Before Thursday’s draft in Chicago, the...
Via Eye on the U
5 days ago

Ereck Flowers Taken No. 9 In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Miami offensive guard Ereck Flowers was taken at No. 9 by the New York Giants in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the first Hurricane to be drafted this year. Round 1 – Pick 9 @Giants select Ereck Flowers, OT, Florida State #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/L0XHmOMOXq — #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015 Flowers, who stands at 6-foot-6, 329 pounds, is considered one of the best offensive...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants select Miami’s Ereck Flowers in 2015 NFL draft

Miami’s first-round draft drought is over after Ereck Flowers was selected ninth overall by the New York Giants in the 2015 NFL Draft. See his draft bio below. Ereck Flowers (right) works out with fellow Hurricanes prospect Jon Feliciano at UM’s pro day April 1. (Miami Herald) ERECK FLOWERS Miami 6-foot-6, 329 pounds, OL Ereck Flowers was the ninth pick in the first round...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Remember little Carter Hucks? He's visiting Duke Johnson (but still doesn't know it) today for NFL Draft.

  Remember Carter Hucks, 8, the third-grader from Charleston, South Carolina, who, thanks to the Make-A-Wish-Foundation, lived out a dream last October by spending a few days with the Miami Hurricanes?  He and his parents are surprising him tonight with a visit to his favorite football player, running back Duke Johnson, as Johnson awaits for the NFL Draft to learn where his football...
Via Eye on the U
5 days ago

Miami products balance draft preparation with class workload

The weeks leading up to the NFL draft are a demanding time for college football's top pro prospects. Miami has plenty this year, and several of them are strained by the tough balancing act of boosting both their draft stock and their academic standing, according to Christy Cabrera Chirinos of the Sun Sentinel.Running back Duke Johnson, for example, is an early entrant for this year...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A couple former Hurricanes are going fishing to pass time during the draft

Former Miami offensive linemen Shane McDermott and Jon Feliciano will need to wait a while to hear their names called—if they're called—during the 2015 NFL draft. With anxiety and excitement building, the two big blockers have plans to go fishing to pass the time, according to Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald."Jon, my girlfriend and I are going fishing Friday,'' McDermott...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Gone Fishin' (DO NOT DISTURB unless you want to draft them)

    You could hardly find nicer or harder working Miami Hurricanes than Shane McDermott  and Jon Feliciano. Both Hurricanes were disappointed in how the season shook out -- 6-7, including a career-ending Independence Bowl loss to South Carolina. Both were all heart, and plenty of grit. Feliciano, a versatile 6-4, 223-pounder from Davie who started every game his sophomore, junior...
Via Eye on the U
6 days ago
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