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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
11 hours 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
20 hours 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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 Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
5 days ago

Miami Hurricanes rank high, but don’t clean up All-ACC honors

The Hurricanes will take team glory over individual awards any day — especially if won in Omaha. Zack Collins is the Canes’ top hitter. (Getty Images) Miami, the ACC’s highest ranked team — No. 3 nationally — and regular-season champion, didn’t exactly clean up in the All-ACC awards released Monday. UM (43-10, 21-7 ACC) placed just one player on the first team, compared...
Via Canes Watch
7 days ago

4-Star ATH Deejay Dallas Commits To Miami

Brunswick (Ga.) Glynn Academy four-star athlete Deejay Dallas has committed to Miami, he announced this afternoon. Dallas originally committed to Miami head coach Mark Richt when he was the head coach of Georgia in July 2015. He de-committed from the Bulldogs in December, and again gave Richt his commitment today.  Breaking: 4-star ATH Deejay Dallas has committed to Mark Richt...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Richt back in Georgia, wishes Bulldogs well

ATLANTA (AP) Miami coach Mark Richt says he wishes nothing but the best for Georgia. Six months after Georgia fired him, Richt was in downtown Atlanta raising money Thursday night for the Hurricanes. He praised his former school prior to speaking to a group of 200 or so Miami supporters. ''I want Georgia to have great success,'' Richt said. ''I love the players there, first of...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami football coach Mark Richt once appeared in an Italian jeans commercial

New Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt was once a student-athlete at the university. He played quarterback for the Hurricanes, serving as a backup to former Bills legend Jim Kelly. He was also the star of a "Jesus Jeans" commercial during his time in college.Well, he wasn't actually the "star," per se, but he was a part of the shoot and made a brief appearance.The news comes...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt starred in hilarious ‘Jesus Jeans’ commercial in 1982

Before first-year Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt was a longtime coach at the University of Georgia, he was a student-athlete at Miami. During those years, he was also quite the commercial model, apparently. In a commercial from 1982 for “Jesus Jeans,” an Italian jeans company, Richt can be seen jumping around with his typical 80’s mane of hair. Check it out: Unfortunately...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Ahman Ross decommits from Miami

The Miami Hurricanes lost a player who has been committed to the football program since last September on Wednesday. Three-star safety Ahman Ross, a standout for The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, announced that he would be de-committing from the Hurricanes after a long conversation with his parents. Ross made his announcement with a brief statement on social media. Recruiting...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Miami WR Brett Perriman on life support in hospital

The Miami Hurricanes were stricken with some tragic news on Wednesday when former wide receiver Brett Perriman was sent to the hospital with high blood pressure. He had collapsed and is currently on life support, according to slatersports.com. The site reported that he was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after he collapsed. The family reported that he was still on life support...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt: Satellite camps are ‘illegal recruiting’

Count Mark Richt among the group of college football coaches against satellite camps. The current Miami Hurricanes head coach believes they are an example of “illegal recruiting.” Richt spoke to program boosters in a Q&A on Monday, and the topic of satellite camps came up. The NCAA recently overturned a ban on satellite camps pending a review on the overall recruiting process...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis’ son, a former Miami cornerback, charged with criminal sexual conduct

The son of former NFL star linebacker Ray Lewis has been charged with criminal sexual conduct, according to multiple reports.  Ray Anthony Lewis, the 20-year-old son of the former Baltimore Raven, reportedly “engaged in sexual battery” with 18-year-old woman while she was “mentally incapacitated and/or physically helpless from the use of drugs and/or alcohol.” A second...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami suspends Hurricanes rusher Mark Walton following arrest

Miami football has announced the suspension of rising sophomore running back Mark Walton, following his arrest. The school put out a statement about Walton this morning. Per Miami AD Blake James... pic.twitter.com/6fZL0cMbyf — Will Manso (@WillManso) April 23, 2016 There are multiple reports about what Walton has been arrested for. AP writer Tim Reynolds reports that it was...
Via College Spun
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami staffer trolls Florida, Florida State with same graphic

With the NFL Draft only seven day away, USA Today’s For The Win published an article unveiling Florida as the college football program that has produced more NFL Draft busts over the past 15 years than anybody else. It also said that Miami, on the other end of the discussion, has produced the fewest in that time span.  Of course, that was only ammunition for Miami’s assistant...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M and Miami: different routes to the same position

The Texas A&M Aggies and the Miami Hurricanes occupy the same basic positions entering the Sweet 16 of the 2016 NCAA tournament. The routes taken by these two teams to get to this point — over the past week, yes, but also the season — could not have been more different. A&M and Miami will both begin the regional semifinal round on Thursday evening — A&M in the opening...
Via The Student Section
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes use a photoshopped image to make it appear they’re playing in a full stadium

The idea here of the Miami Hurricanes photoshopping a sold out crowd into Sun Life Stadium is perfectly congruent with the saying “fake it ’til you make it,” as it appears that’s what the Hurricanes are trying to do. Miami Hurricanes football hasn’t been much of anything lately. They’ve been ranked sparingly since 2011, their highest ranking coming at No. 7 in 2013 under...
Via The Comeback
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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