MIAMI RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
5 hours ago

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
15 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
17 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
18 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 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

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

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 Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

At Miami, Mark Richt hopes legends can 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 Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis’ speech fires up Miami Hurricanes football players at camp

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and ESPN analyst Ray Lewis now has a bit more free time since he and the Worldwide Leader parted ways a few months ago. Lewis, a Miami alumnus, was invited by Hurricanes new head coach to speak at the team’s Paradise Camp on Saturday, as 100 juniors and seniors listened intently. The former middle linebacker can speak as well as he can hit, and...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ray Lewis gives fiery speech at Miami football camp

Ray Lewis may no longer be playing professional football, but if there’s one thing he can still do successfully, it’s deliver a rousing speech. Lewis was among several Miami Hurricanes alumni to speak at the football program’s Paradise Camp this weekend. He then was asked by new head coach Mark Richt to speak in front of more than 100 campers, comprised of high school juniors...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt Goes Backwards Off The High Dive During Pool Day At Miami

Miami fans hope that Mark Richt brings the winning tradition he built at Georgia down to his alma mater. While that is yet to be seen, he is bringing one tradition to the ‘Canes already: his annual plunge off the high dive during pool day. Richt has been doing this with his teams every summer for years now, and his first in Miami is no different. Head coach @MarkRicht is ready...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mark Richt Back Flips Off Of Miami High Dive

Everyone knows about Mark Richt’s skills as a college football coach, but who knew the man was an acrobat too? During a Hurricanes offseason barbecue and pool party, held regularly during summer practices, players and coaches all had some fun under the blazing Miami sun. Although it’s usually a time for players to unwind and enjoy themselves after arduous weeks practicing and...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Rock, Calais Campbell Do ‘The U’ At ‘Ballers’ Premiere

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson celebrated Miami at the Ballers premiere by posing with ‘The U.’ Campbell posted the photo on his Twitter last night.  #Ballers #PremiereLife #TheU https://t.co/L9PWDDvNz6 pic.twitter.com/iiEqCPGK3g — Calais Campbell (@Campbell93) July 15, 2016 Both Johnson and Campbell played football at Miami...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sam Bruce, 4-star Miami recruit, facing suspension over gun photo

One highly-touted Miami Hurricanes football recruit has landed himself in some hot water. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, four-star wide receiver recruit Sam Bruce could face a one or two game suspension at Miami due to a photo that showed him “brandishing a gun.” The incident led to Jackson leaving St. Thomas Aquinas in Florida, but it has not gone away. “Bruce...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

DUI charge dropped against Miami Hurricanes RB Mark Walton

MIAMI (AP) -- Drunken driving charges have been dropped against University of Miami running back Mark Walton. Ed Griffith, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, confirmed Monday that the 19-year-old player no longer faces the DUI charge. Police said Walton had bloodshot, watery eyes and slurred speech when officers stopped him in April. Breath tests showed...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami asks fans if they should return to classic logo deal on helmets

The Miami Hurricanes underwent a big change this offseason when they hired alum and Georgia head coach Mark Richt to be their new leader. It looks like they could be going with another change regarding their uniforms in the near future. On Tuesday, the Hurricanes’ equipment team tweeted out a photo of their helmet asking fans if they should return to the “classic logo,” which...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State fan trolls Florida, Miami with Father's Day meme

College football in the state of Florida is an interesting beast, with three major programs – Florida State, Florida and Miami – fighting for bragging rights each and every season, though things have been pretty lopsided since Jimbo Fisher took over in Tallahassee.  Over the last six seasons, since 2010, the Seminoles have won 11 of the last 12 games – combined – against...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Adidas Gives Miami Super Cool Practice Uniforms

When it comes down to swag, the Miami Hurricanes are always in the swing of things. When it comes down to it, game uniforms are always top priority, but the Hurricanes have decided to add some swagger to their practices with the help of Adidas. Even though there isn’t much glamour to a practice jersey, Adidas did a fine job making sure the Canes are looking fly as they get ready...
Via Gamedayr
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Four-star point guard Chris Lykes commits to Miami

This weekend, the Miami Hurricanes received yet another commit to their 2017 recruiting class. Four-star point guard Chris Lykes made his commitment to the program official on Sunday with an announcement via Twitter. Lykes thanked his coaches, and expressed his excitement to be a part of the Miami program. Glad to be a part of the family❗️#UMiami @miamibasketball pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2016  |  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
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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