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Recruiting Radar: Jeudy commits to Alabama. Where do Canes go at WR now?

With one of the top WR on Miami’s board committing elsewhere, here’s a look at where Miami will look to round out their receiver class in 2017. Just minutes ago, one of the worst-kept secrets in the entire recruiting world became public: 4-star WR Jerry Jeudy (Deerfield Beach, FL) announced his commitment to Alabama. Dynamic wide receiver @jerryjeudy has committed to ...
Via State of the U
3 hours ago

Most important college football games of 2016

Most important college football games of 2016.
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Miami Hurricanes Football Coaching Profile: Mike Rumph

In his first season as coach at Miami, Mike Rumph looks to lead a thin but talented group of Miami cornerbacks. The secondary has been a strength of the Hurricanes over the past few seasons, boasting with talent, experience, and solid production despite playing in a soft scheme. With the graduation of Tracy Howard and Artie Burns being selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL...
Via State of the U
13 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes Football Coaching Profile: Todd Hartley

As part of the dwindling offseason, State of the U will preview each member of the Hurricanes’ coaching staff. Today’s article takes a look at Special Teams Coordinator and Tight Ends Coach Todd Hartley.   On December 30, 2015, the University of Miami announced the addition of Todd Hartley to the Miami Hurricanes football coaching staff. Hartley will serve as the Hurricanes’...
Via State of the U
15 hours ago

Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt says team made ‘amazing’ fitness gains in offseason

MIAMI GARDENS — Like their coach, who referred to himself as “chubby” and went on a summer juice cleanse, the Hurricanes have spent the summer whipping themselves into shape. Mark Richt likes what he sees. “We spent two hours today talking about every player with our strength and conditioning coaches, with our athletic trainer and our nutritionist,” he said Wednesday...
Via Canes Watch
16 hours ago

Photos: New Miami Stadium is coming along; Mark Richt talks home-field advantage

MIAMI GARDENS — Since I was in the area, I drove by the work-in-progress formerly known as Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday night to see what was up. There are still cranes and workers at New Miami Stadium at all hours of the day and night, and likely will be past Sept. 3, when the Hurricanes are slated to kick off the season against Florida A&M. Whether UM plays its first game...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Diet makes Mark Richt a ‘sexier’ Miami Hurricanes coach

MIAMI GARDENS — The Hurricanes plan to start training camp next Thursday slimmer and trimmer, and that goes for their coach. Dissatisfied by what he called his “chubby” frame, Mark Richt revealed Wednesday that he recently went on a 40-day diet in which he consumed only liquids, mainly nutrient-laden juices. [Richt establishes network to help former Hurricanes find work...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

‘U Network’: Mark Richt to establish support system for Hurricanes players

MIAMI GARDENS — When Mark Richt was at Georgia, he established an organization to help guide former players after their football careers ended. When he arrived at Miami last December, Richt planned to bring it with him. Chatting with reporters Wednesday, he revealed that his Hurricanes-focused network is nearly up and running. Mark Richt speaks to young football players at...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Miami Hurricanes RG Danny Isidora brushing off criticism

Danny Isidora knows Miami’s offensive line is viewed externally as one of the team’s weaker units. To him, that’s irrelevant. “We’re just focused on what we have to do,” he said last month. “We’re not really paying attention to what the outside media has to say. We just come to work every day, we work hard, we do what we have to do.” Danny Isidora (Getty Images...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Miami Hurricanes P Justin Vogel earns spot on preseason All-ACC team

As discussed yesterday, the Hurricanes haven’t regularly appeared on the ACC’s honor roll. That trend continues this preseason. Ace punter Justin Vogel — quite worthy of the honor, to be certain — was Miami’s only preseason All-ACC selection. Justin Vogel speaks at the 2016 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C. (ACC) Quarterback Brad Kaaya, kicker Michael Badgley, linebacker Jermaine...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Miami Hurricanes 2016 Player Profile: Gus Edwards

The redshirt junior is looking to bounce back from last year's season ending foot injury. During the spring game, Gus "The Bus" Edwards made a statement, rushing for 57 yards and touchdown. For a guy coming off an injury that forced him to sit out the 2015 season (broken foot), this was pretty good. One thing that helped Edwards overcome his injury was the outpouring of support...
Via State of the U
1 day ago

Video: How quickly can Mark Richt turn Miami Hurricanes around?

Was asked an interesting question in a Cinesport video last week: is Mark Richt the ACC’s biggest rock star? I answered no, but that wasn’t all we discussed. Click to watch. Can’t see the video? Click here.Filed under: 2016 season, ACC, Football, Matt Porter, Video Tagged: caneswatch, Miami Hurricanes, sports, sportsfront
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Can Brad Kaaya, Mark Richt add some ‘Miami’ to ACC record book?

It has been documented here and elsewhere that Miami joined the conference in 2004 and has never been its champion. It has not played in the conference title game (though it had a chance to do so in 2012, it self-imposed a postseason ban). Mark Richt and his players speak about winning the ACC Coastal Division first, then the ACC outright, which would get them a seat at the College...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Mark Richt ‘OK’ with eliminating kickoffs, and other highlights from his day at ESPN

A day after speaking with us at a park in Miami and five days after chatting with us in Charlotte, Mark Richt was off to Bristol, Connecticut for another round of media questions — this time at ESPN. Richt spent Tuesday there as part of the network’s annual “car wash,” in which coaches from the major conferences run the friendly gauntlet of ESPN shows. His day began before...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Miami Hurricanes Football 2016 Player Profile: Brad Kaaya

In an effort to keep even the most hardcore Miami fan up to date on their favorite players, SOTU will be running a Player Profile series. In these posts, our writers will profile players from each position that they think should get more face time. They will recap their previous year, or in some cases, preview what may be to come. That way, when the season get's here, you hopefully...
Via State of the U
2 days ago

Pre-camp 2016: Mark Richt talks WRs, TEs, suspensions, backup QBs

MIAMI — After speaking to young football players on Monday in Liberty City, Mark Richt took a few questions from the crowd. He also took a few from the media. We’ll get to those in a minute. Mark Walton (left) and Mark Richt take questions from the crowd at Gwen Cherry Park in Liberty City. (Matt Porter) He introduced junior Chris Herndon as a “tight end, fullback and receiver”...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

What does Mark Richt say when he speaks to young football players?

MIAMI — As discussed here last weekend, Mark Richt’s main goals for the next phase of his life is to build community, win championships and retire a Hurricane. We’ve seen glimpses of the first goal in his hobnobbing with former players and the manner in which he conducts his recruiting events. Monday, we got another look. He spoke at Gwen Cherry Park in Liberty City, about...
Via Canes Watch
2 days ago

Recruiting: Four-star DE D.J. Johnson commits to Miami Hurricanes

He stood out during Miami’s Paradise Camp two weekends ago, and his public commitment to Miami was the same way. Defensive end D.J. Johnson didn’t participate in camp but cut an imposing figure on the sidelines, standing 6-foot-5 and 240 pounds and wearing a pair of mirrored shades at night. When he committed to Miami on Monday, Johnson did it in a unique way: with a video...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Welcome to the U, Deonte "DJ" Johnson

Canes get a major addition to the 2017 recruiting class as 4-star DE Deonte "DJ" Johnson commits to the University of Miami. BOOM! Mark Richt's Canes got a HUGE addition to the 2017 recruiting class today as 4-star DE Deonte "DJ" Johnson has committed to the University of MIami. DJ Johnson's Crazy Day✨✨✨check out my college decision https://t.co/rFM25F2RxU pic.twitter...
Via State of the U
3 days ago

Brad Kaaya assesses his Hurricanes pass-catchers entering 2016

Brad Kaaya was disappointed to see sophomore Lawrence Cager suffer a season-ending knee injury last week, a malady that leaves Miami with seven scholarship receivers entering fall camp (Aug. 4). “It is tough,” Kaaya said last Friday at the ACC Kickoff. “This summer he was doing really good. He was awesome. He was almost unguardable. He was catching eight or nine passes...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Advance scouting: Looking at Miami’s 2016 schedule through the lens of media days

A stroll through Miami’s 2016 season, with thoughts from Mark Richt, Brad Kaaya and others from recent conference media days: Players from the ACC Coastal, including Miami’s Brad Kaaya (front, third from left) and Justin Vogel (back, third from left) pose for a photo at the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C. (ACC) Florida A&M (Sept. 3, 6 p.m., ESPN3) Last year’s opener...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Miami Hurricanes picked 2nd in ACC Coastal

Mark Richt’s first Canes team could be the first Canes team to win the ACC Coastal. The preseason ballot by 191 Media Members at ACC Kickoff has been tabulated. And, their prognostications have the Miami Hurricanes in 2nd in the ACC’s Coastal Division. Canes picked to finish second in @theACC Coastal Division - https://t.co/hEX8gkv91w pic.twitter.com/TarQTCAION — Canes...
Via State of the U
3 days ago

Check Out This New, Very Green Miami Football Concept Uniform

Miami made a high-profile switch from Nike to adidas ahead of last season, so we’ve seen a number of new uniforms for the Hurricanes over the last few years. None are quite as green as a new concept design by Next Gen Uniforms. Their newest idea for the ‘Canes gives the team green jerseys and pants, with orange undershirts, and a cool green-to-orange faded helmet. What do you...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt looking to Miami's past in effort to invigorate program

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Mark Richt outstretched his arms, leaned back and fell off the 10-meter diving platform at Miami's aquatics complex as those who were at a recent Hurricanes' recruiting event cheered wildly.He flipped in the air, hitting the water feet-first.For Miami's sake, Richt better have bigger splashes coming.As he finishes up preparations for his first training...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evidence Njoku proves that at The U, it's a family thing

The brother of Miami tight end, David Njoku, is ready to write to his own story in Coral Gables. Standing at 6-foot-4-inches, and weighing close to 200 pounds, Evidence Njoku has a frame that all coaches want for their receivers. "I think there are some things that set me up apart with wide receivers," Njoku said. "I've been told by the [Miami] staff that it's rare for me to have...
Via State of the U
3 days ago
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