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SOTU Draft Central: 2017 Miami Hurricanes Pro Day Preview

15 ‘Canes will move another step closer to their NFL aspirations Wednesday March, 29 will mark a last chance of sorts for a group of Hurricanes looking to graduate to the ProCane level. Earlier this month the NFL Scouting Combine served as the biggest and brightest stage, for those who were invited, to make a better impression on NFL clubs. Even though a pro day is scaled down...
Via State of the U
3 hours ago

North Carolina 6, Hurricanes 3: Lost Opportunities

The Hurricanes took yet another ACC loss Saturday. The Hurricanes lost game two of the 3-game series vs the #10 North Carolina Tar Heels 6-3 Saturday. In the bottom of the second North Carolina struck first, as a two run homerun put them ahead 2-0 after the Hurricanes had missed two opportunities earlier with men on third. In the top of the fourth the ‘Canes missed another opportunity...
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15 hours ago

WATCH: Miami vs. North Carolina Baseball Highlights (March 25, 2017)

Miami vs. North Carolina: The No.9 Tar Heels took care of business at home as they doubled up the Hurricanes, 6-3. Brandon Riley and Cody Roberts each went yard for North Carolina. James Davison had 4 hits to lead the Miami attack.
Via ACC Digital Network
17 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: Spring Practice Day 3 recap & transcripts

Another day on the field for the Canes. Here’s the what went down. The Miami Hurricanes continued Spring Practice on Saturday morning. Coach Mark Richt spoke after practice, and you can read his comments here: For more about Saturday’s practice, here is the practice report courtesy of UM Athletics: CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes took the field for their third...
Via State of the U
20 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: Mark Richt transcript 3/25

Here’s what Mark Richt had to say after Saturday’s practice The Miami Hurricanes continued Spring Practice on Saturday morning. Following the practice, Miami’s first in pads after a 2-day acclimation period, Canes coach Mark Richt addressed the assembled media. Here is the transcript of this post-practice media availability, courtesy of UM Athletics: On the first day in...
Via State of the U
23 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes practice report: QB contenders state their case

Will Jack Allison (right) impress Mark Richt this spring? (247Sports) The University of Miami held its first padded practice of the spring Saturday morning and some of the contenders for the quarterback job spoke. So did QB coach Jon Richt. Here are highlights of what was said: Coach Jon Richt On what it will take to win the starting job: “It’s just like we’ve always said...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

North Carolina 7, Hurricanes 2: Bad Performance All Around

The Hurricanes took a tough loss. The Hurricanes lost the first game of a 3-game series vs the #10 North Carolina Tar Heels 7-2 on Friday. The Heels immediately struck in the bottom of the first, two singles put runners on the corners, and a walk gave UNC the bases loaded with one out. An RBI groundout scored UNC’s first run of the day, and another walk once again loaded the bases...
Via State of the U
1 day ago

Miami Hurricanes have fallback plan if Sheldrick Redwine doesn’t fit at safety

Sheldrick Redwine (Getty Images) The University of Miami Hurricanes hope shifting Sheldrick Redwine from cornerback to safety will benefit all concerned. But if it doesn’t? “We told him, ‘If it doesn’t work out you can always go back to corner,’ ” defensive coordinator Manny Diaz said. “We can always move other guys around. We’re just trying to find our best guys...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

We didn’t catch that: Miami Hurricanes’ Ahmmon Richards says freshman year just ‘OK’?

Ahmmon Richards, shown here making a reception against Virginia, is the top freshman receiver in Miami history. (Getty Images) There are words to describe Ahmmon Richards’ freshman season at the University of Miami. Record-setting, for example. Eye-catching. Promising. Then there’s the way Richards himself describes his opening act. “OK.” OK? Yes, OK is the way Richards...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Miami’s Most Underrated Commit

Let’s talk about a commit that many don’t really talk about The Hurricanes’ 2018 recruiting class is off to a blazing start with commitments from guys like RB Lorenzo Lingard, RB Camron Davis, QB Artur Sitowski and DB Josh Jobe. With three of those commitments being somewhat recent, it is understandable that those are the players people are talking about. Then there is Daquris...
Via State of the U
2 days ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: Spring Practice Day 2 recap, videos, & thoughts

Spring Football continues in Coral Gables. Here’s everything from Day 2 on Thursday. The Miami Hurricanes continued their work in Spring Practice on Thursday. Our Kev Robins was there, and here are his thoughts (including videos) on the day: Here is the Day 2 Practice Report, courtesy of UM Athletics: CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Spring football is about growth and development as...
Via State of the U
2 days ago

With a Changing Offense Around Him, Mark Walton Will Be Miami’s Rock in 2017

Coming off of a 1000 yard rushing season, Mark Walton will be lead the way for Miami’s offense in 2017. Over the past two years, Mark Walton has taken over as Miami’s feature back. After rushing over 1000 yards on 209 carries last season, Walton found comfort behind veteran quarterback Brad Kaaya, and an offensive line unit that was the same his first two years. But with the...
Via State of the U
2 days ago

Dionte Mullins, Sheldrick Redwine could help Miami Hurricanes, coordinators say

Manny Diaz directs linebackers at an Aug. 2016 Hurricanes practice. (Miami Herald) [Bright future for big Navaughn Donaldson] [Video podcast: recapping Day 1 of spring practice] Notes from today’s interviews with offensive coordinator and Thomas Brown and defensive coordinator Manny Diaz: * Brown praised starting running back Mark Walton, who recently lost his mother. “I...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

This Week In ‘Canes Baseball: March 23 Editon

The Hurricanes have a big series this weekend. Heading into a big weekend series the Hurricanes sit at 10-11 (3-3 ACC) and look to prove that their season is back on track. Midweek Game: Hurricanes 7, Florida Atlantic Owls 5 The Hurricanes got a big win over FAU Wednesday night, securing a 7-5 victory off of two homeruns and a strong performance by freshman starter Greg Veliz...
Via State of the U
3 days ago

On Chad Thomas and the perception of Music

Soapbox time. On Wednesday night, Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald posted this piece discussing a number of things, including “The Chad Thomas Music Conundrum”. Citing a program official who spoke on the condition of anonymity, Jackson reported the following: One UM official (not the aforementioned coaches) told me some people inside UM wonder whether Thomas’ passion for...
Via State of the U
3 days ago

Hurricanes 7, FAU 5: Miami Gets A Huge Win

The ‘Canes got a big win at home on Wednesday. The Hurricanes beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 7-5 on Wednesday in the midweek game. The Hurricanes struck quickly in the bottom of the first. A two out single from Carl Chester followed by a walk gave Miami two men on with two outs. An RBI single to right from Michael Burns scored the first run of the game. After that two consecutive...
Via State of the U
3 days ago

Future bright for Navaughn Donaldson, Miami Hurricanes’ prized freshman OL

Navaughn Donaldson, shown during his first UM spring practice. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [What did Richt see from his QBs at practice?] [Watch: RBs at work during first spring practice] [Mullins, Dallas impress as playmakers] [Video podcast: recapping Day 1 of spring practice] It’s appropriate that Navaughn Donaldson chose No. 55. Those are two wide numbers, side-by-side...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: Spring Practice day 1 Report & interviews

Several Canes players spoke after Tuesday’s practice. Hear what they had to say. The Miami Hurricanes opened Spring Practice on Tuesday morning. Coach Mark Richt spoke after practice, and you can read his comments here: Here is the Day 1 practice report, courtesy of UM Athletics: CORAL GABLES, Fla. – It’s football season in Coral Gables. The Miami Hurricanes hit the Greentree...
Via State of the U
4 days ago

Watch: Miami Hurricanes defensive line drills at spring practice 

Demetrius Jackson (31) and a teammate work together during practice. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Check out footage of the Hurricanes’ defensive line from Day 1 of spring practice.  [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/postonmiamihurricanes/videos/1140591789403913/" /]Filed under: 2017 season, Football, Matt Porter Tagged: caneswatch, Miami Hurricanes, sports, sportsfront
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Reports: James Johnson leaving Miami basketball for N.C. State

James Johnson during his days as Virginia Tech’s coach. (Getty Images) [Projecting the 2017-18 Canes hoops lineup] James Johnson is reportedly back in the ACC as an assistant coach. Johnson, the former Virginia Tech head coach who was Miami’s director of basketball operations the last two years, will leave for North Carolina State, according to the Raleigh News & Observer...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Video podcast: Matt Porter recaps Day 1 of Miami Hurricanes spring practice

Palm Beach Post UM beat writer Matt Porter at practice. (Selfie) [What did Richt see from his QBs at practice?] [Position notes from Day 1, video of QBs, OL] [Watch: RBs at work during first spring practice] [Mullins, Dallas impress as playmakers] Spring football’s back, so there’s lot to talk about. Let’s talk about Day 1, shall we? In this 36-minute video podcast/chat/whatever...
Via Canes Watch
4 days ago

Miami Hurricanes Football: Mark Richt transcript 3/21

Here’s what Miami coach Mark Richt had to say after the first day of Spring Practice The Miami Hurricanes began Spring Practice on Tuesday morning. Following the first practice, Canes coach Mark Richt addressed the assembled media. Here is the transcript of this post-practice media availability, courtesy of UM Athletics: Opening statement… “It was a beautiful day. It started...
Via State of the U
4 days ago

Mark Richt discusses Miami Hurricanes quarterback race, freshman OL, team on Day 1 of spring practice

Mark Richt talks to reporters on the first day of Miami spring practice, 2017. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [Position notes from Day 1, video of QBs, OL] [Watch: RBs at work during first spring practice] [Mullins, Dallas impress as playmakers] CORAL GABLES — Mark Richt watched his quarterbacks perform Tuesday, during the first day of spring practice. That’s not nearly...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Dionte Mullins, DeeJay Dallas make early impressions at Miami Hurricanes spring practice

Dionte Mulllns, shown during his first UM practice last fall. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Post)[Position notes from Day 1, video of QBs, OL] [Watch: RBs at work during first spring practice] CORAL GABLES — As the Hurricanes search for playmakers in the passing game behind Ahmmon Richards, a former All-American recruit turned heads on the first day of spring practice. Mark Richt...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Watch: Miami Hurricanes running backs on Day 1 of spring practice 2017

Mark Walton rushes upfield during a ball-security drill on Day 1 of UM spring practice. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Spring football is here. Position-by-position previews and projected depth charts:  QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB | ST | Scholarship count | Spring schedule | Five big ?s *** Check out this video of the Hurricanes running backs performing...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago
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