MIAMI RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016 preseason: Miami Hurricanes 26th-strongest team, ESPN’s ratings predict

Miami went 8-5 last year, returns a standout quarterback (Brad Kaaya) among 14 starters, signed ESPN’s 19th-rated recruiting class and has a first-year coach (Mark Richt) with a lengthy resume. With that profile, ESPN’s FPI ratings say the Hurricanes are the 26th-strongest team entering the season. Brad Kaaya, shown handing off to Joe Yearby in a 2015 game, is a major reason...
Via Canes Watch
13 hours ago

Mark Richt on NCAA overturning satellite camp ban: ‘I don’t like it’

DANIA BEACH — The ACC and SEC lobbied for the NCAA to ban satellite camps. Having coached 15 years in the latter conference and five months in the former, you might expect Mark Richt to be against them. You’d be right. Mark Richt (Miami Herald) “I don’t like it,” he said Monday when asked in a Q&A session with Hurricanes boosters for his thoughts on the NCAA...
Via Canes Watch
17 hours ago

Recruiting: Mark Richt doesn’t text in church, but otherwise, he’s available

DANIA BEACH — If you’re a recruit who wants to play for him, you can reach Mark Richt anytime — except for when he’s in church or with his family, and even then, you might get lucky. That’s what today’s recruiting landscape has created for all coaches, Richt included. “The wisdom of the NCAA now is that we can text them 24 hours a day, so that’s fun,” he said Monday...
Via Canes Watch
21 hours ago

What does ‘swag’ mean to Mark Richt, and five more tidbits from his spring tour

  Warm welcome for Mark Richt in Dania Beach. pic.twitter.com/9RzkBWjOAU — Matt Porter (@mattyports) May 2, 2016 DANIA BEACH — Mark Richt‘s first spring speaking tour stop as Hurricanes coach ended, oddly enough, when an unidentified woman took umbrage with his definition of the term swag. After speaking at The Casino at Dania Beach to a few hundred boosters, Richt...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Miami-Florida 2019: Tickets split evenly between schools 

DANIA BEACH — Blake James answered one of the minor questions surrounding the 2019 Hurricanes-Gators season-opener: Available tickets will be split evenly between the schools.  The UM Athletics Director confirmed that whatever tickets Florida gets to sell its fans, Miami will receive the same. Schools are given a set amount to distribute to their fans (the number of tickets each...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

WATCH: Miami vs. Florida A&M Baseball Highlights (May 1, 2016)

Miami vs. Florida A&M: Hurricanes DH Randy Batista went 4-for-5 and blasted a grand slam in the seventh inning to help Miami complete the sweep over in-state foe, Florida A&M. Johnny Ruiz also drove in three runs as the Canes beat the Rattlers, 12-7.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Al-Quadin Muhammad reveals injury on social media

The Miami Hurricanes still have not confirmed anything at this point, but leading sacker Al-Quadin Muhammad looks to have undergone some surgery recently. The defensive end let everyone know about his surgery on Instagram, but revealed no details of what the surgery was for. However, a Miami spokesperson did report that the surgery was just minor and it looks like they asked Muhammad...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida A&M vs. Miami Baseball Highlights (April 30, 2016)

Florida A&M vs. Miami: The No. 3 Hurricanes won going away at home against the Rattlers, 11-2. Michael Mediavilla pitched 5 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts. Brandon Lopez led the Canes offensive attack going 3-3 with an RBI and scored three runs.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Walk-Off Willie Abreu Leads Late Inning Heroics For Hurricanes Baseball

Miami Hurricanes baseball has generated excitement by not only earning the No. 1 ranking in the country, but also with some final at-bat heroics this season. Willie Abreu has earned the nickname "Walk-Off Willie" for his part in the heroics. Listen to Abreu talk about the excitement of the walk-off wins and his love for Miami baseball and his teammates in this video that was provided...
Via ACC Digital Network
8 days ago

Miami suspends RB Mark Walton after DUI arrest

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami running back Mark Walton was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence and was suspended indefinitely from the team shortly thereafter. Officer Kenia Fallat, a Miami police spokeswoman, told The Associated Press that Walton may face other charges. Walton was going through the booking process Saturday and it was unclear when he would...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt Was Mic’d Up For Miami’s Final Spring Practice

Miami fans are fired up to get their first glimpse of the Hurricanes under first-year head coach Mark Richt Saturday at the annual spring football game.  As the ‘Canes began to wrap up their final spring practice Friday afternoon, one thing was clear – Richt intends to bring back “The U.” He was mic’d up for Miami’s final spring practice, and the team’s official Twitter...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

International flavor: Miami lands Austrailian guard Dejan Vasiljevic

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Australian guard Dejan Vasiljevic has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for the Miami Hurricanes. The 6-foot-2 Vasiljevic was born in Canada but grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and has extensive international experience. He has played in the FIBA World Championships the past three years and was named to the all-tournament team in 2014...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Australian Vasiljevic signs to play basketball for Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Australian guard Dejan Vasiljevic has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for the Miami Hurricanes. The 6-foot-2 Vasiljevic was born in Canada but grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and has extensive international experience. He has played in the FIBA World Championships the past three years and was named to the all-tournament team in 2014...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes sophomore James Palmer decides to transfer

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami Hurricanes sophomore guard James Palmer has decided to transfer. Palmer is from Washington and played in 34 games as a reserve this season. He averaged 12 minutes and 3.4 points. The Hurricanes reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament last week before losing to Villanova.
Via Associated Press
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Miami vs. Villanova NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Game Online

The Atlantic Coast Conference has a record six teams in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, starting with the No. 3 seed Miami Hurricanes. But Miami, which beat two double-digit seeds in Buffalo and Wichita State to advance to the second week, faces a tougher challenge Thursday night. The Hurricanes’ next opponent is the No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats, who are coming off blowout...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Is Making Their Mark

Known as a traditional football powerhouse, Miami has never been considered a premier basketball school. In fact, their current stretch of 17 consecutive weeks in the AP polls tops the school record of 12 they set from 2001-02. Considering the program has never advanced beyond the Sweet 16, a win on Thursday would make this year’s team the best in school history. The Hurricanes...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 24, 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 basketball team takes over hotel ballroom to play game of baseball

The Miami Hurricanes are back in the Sweet 16 for just the third time in program history -- the second in the past four years under head coach Jim Larranaga. He's completely revitalized the school's basketball team in short order and has his squad on track to reach the Elite 8 for the first time ever. To stay loose before Thursday's huge matchup against No. 2 seed Villanova, Larranaga...
Via Fox Sports
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

Four star recruit Kevaughn Dingle chooses the U for his next chapter

Things are good right now for the Miami Hurricanes. The basketball team is currently fending off Wichita State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and the football team just landed a huge commitment. Four-star wide receiver Kevaughn Dingle, who plays for Miami (Fla.) Carol City, chose the Hurricanes over Arkansas, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Cincinnati and others. While he hasn’t...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

2 Miami players arrested for resisting officer

A pair of Miami Hurricanes offensive linemen were arrested overnight on charges of “resisting officer without violence to his person,” according to Peter Ariz of CanesInsight. BREAKING: Two Miami football players arrested last night https://t.co/ay7Rk1UWgd — Peter Ariz (@PeterAriz) March 10, 2016 The two linemen are former JUCO transfer Jahair Jones and rising sophomore...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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