SEC, ACC legends teams feature non-conference players

Whenever athletes are recognized as some of the greatest players in their respective sports, they usually have their named forever enshrined in glory with whatever team or conference they played in. With former players of the ACC and SEC, that is the exact case. According to College Football Talk, the two conference recently released their 2015 legends teams, which feature one great...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC, SEC Announce 2015 Football Legends Class

Every season, the ACC and SEC both honor some of the best players to have played for member schools. This year will be no different, as 14 legends will be added to each conference’s list of the best ever. In the age of conference expansion, something interesting has begun to pop up about these lists … a total of eight players (six ACC and two SEC) NEVER played a down for their...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Hurricanes running back Clinton Portis named an ACC legend

Clinton Portis – along with former Pitt running back Tony Dorsett, Florida State running back Warrick Dunn and 11 others – will be honored at the ACC’s “Night of Legends” in Charlotte on Dec. 4 and during the pregame of the ACC Championship game the following day. Clinton Portis, shown at a red carpet event in California in May. (Getty Images) Portis, 33, helped Miami...
Via Canes Watch
7 days ago

Clinton Portis: I Would Have Choked Out Ndamukong Suh For Helmet Kick

Clinton Portis has a message for Ndamukong Suh: You ain’t so bad (Rocky Balboa voice). Suh is a mean dude on the gridiron, and he again ticked off some people Sunday in his first game with the Miami Dolphins by knocking off Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris’ helmet. Portis, who preceded Morris as Washington’s running back from 2004 to 2010, didn’t like the questionably...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis on Suh: I would have probably choked him out

Clinton Portis doesn’t approve of the way Ndamukong Suh treated Washington running back Alfred Morris in Week 1. The Miami Dolphins defensive tackle looked to potentially be up to his old bad-boy tricks again on Sunday when he appeared to knee Morris in the head, knocking his helmet off. Morris didn’t really do much in response, other than to pretty much say it wasn’t cool...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis claims he would choked out Ndamukong Suh if he would’ve kicked his helmet

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh season probably didn’t start the way he planned it last Sunday. While he was very good on the field, the encounter he had with Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris is getting all of the attention. Late in the second quarter, Suh tackled Morris then proceeded to kick his helmet on the way back to the defensive huddle. That...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis not happy about Suh play, would have 'choked him out'

Ndamukong Suh was at the center of yet another dirty-play controversy in Week 1 when it appeared that he kicked off Alfred Morris' helmet. The league reviewed the play and did not deem it a kick, so no punishment was handed down.Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis was not exactly happy with the play, and had some strong words to say about Suh."I would have dove...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis: RG3 a real problem for Redskins

Former Washington running back Clinton Portis understands quarterbacks very well and he believes the Redskins have a dangerous situation that they must navigate carefully. How does Robert Griffin III react to his demotion? Will he be open to taking second-string reps and running the scout team? Furthermore, after picking up his fifth-year option earlier this offseason, the...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis Doubts Robert Griffin III Will Run Redskins Scout Team

View image | Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis doubts Robert Griffin III could productively serve as the Redskins backup quarterback. Griffin made the team’s 53-man roster despite speculations of the team considering releasing the 2012 second pick overall. Backup quarterbacks usually run the team’s scout team during practice in preparation...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin Leaves Football Game with Injury

This has become a sight and phrase that Washington Redskins fans have gotten all to familiar with since he entered the league: Robert Griffin is down. Well, here we go again. In the second quarter of the Washington Redskins’ preseason game versus the Detroit Lions, Griffin sustained what appeared to be a shoulder injury, and had to be helped off the field by trainers. Redskins...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

USA TODAY calls FSU, Miami fan bases overrated

On Wednesday, USA TODAY Sports released a list of the top-10 most overrated college football fan bases and Florida State took the top spot, with the Seminoles' archrival, Miami, coming in at No. 9. The publication attacked FSU fans for using the Tomahawk Chop, calling it the “worst thing in sports.” Here is the rest of what it had to say about the FSU fan base: “I’m not going...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis offers his take on the Redskins' name issue

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis thinks that he might have a solution for the Redskins' team name issue that can make both sides of the debate happy. Here's the new name he came up with:“I’m not sure if they could just go to the Skins,” Portis suggested to Ric Bucher and Nicole Zaloumis on SiriusXM’s Bleacher Report Radio channel, per the Washington...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Who’s going to step up?

Plenty of Broncos have had fantastic rookie seasons throughout the years. Running backs Clinton Portis, Mike Anderson, Olandis Gary, and Terrell Davis each broke the thousand-yard plateau in their freshman NFL campaigns. Von Miller bore fear into the hearts of opposing quarterbacks from his first snap, capping off his rookie year with the 2011 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Looks Like Clinton Portis Had a Good Time Judging the Hooters Swimsuit Pageant

Former Redskins star Clinton Portis may owe people over $1 million because of a bad casino deal, but it doesn’t look like he’s...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Hurricanes RB Portis owes over $1 million to creditors

Former Miami Hurricanes star running back Clinton Portis, who made over $43 million during his eight-year NFL career, owes over $1 million to an assortment of creditors, according to a recent report by Deadspin. Deadspin claims that Portis, who rushed for over 9,000 yards and 75 touchdowns from 2002-10, owes  nearly $500,000 in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Services. Deadspin...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson: An All-Miami Hurricane Team Could Win the Super Bowl

It has been awhile since the Miami Hurricanes have been counted among the elite of college football, but even in the down years the U is still turning out plenty of NFL caliber talent. Seven players off of last year's squad are on NFL rosters. Over the years a number of NFL greats have come out of the school. Jim Kelly did pretty well for himself as did Reggie Wayne, Michael Irvin...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis money trouble: Ex-UM, NFL star owes banks, IRS, casino

The pockets of former NFL running back Clinton Portis, apparently, are anything but straight. According to court documents uncovered this week, banks, the IRS and a casino are among those seeking to collect from Portis, who had a brilliant career at UM before becoming a two-time Pro Bowler with the Washington Redskins. Clinton Portis, shown at a red carpet event in California in...
Via Canes Watch
June 18, 2015

Report: Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis is deep in debt

It’s so sad to read about how many former professional athletes struggle with their finances. Despite earning millions, so many go broke after just a few years out of the sport. For former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis, it looks like he’s heading that direction. According to a report by Timothy Burke at Deadspin, Portis has some serious money problems, which...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Ranking the Rookie Running Backs

View image | In this article we will be ranking the top five fantasy running backs in re-draft PPR leagues. Of course this is pre-draft so things could dramatically change after we find out where these backs land in the 2015 NFL Draft. For now, this is how I’m ranking them. 1. Duke Johnson, Miami Johnson became the all-time leading rusher at “The U” this...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson rewrote history at Miami, plans to do the same in NFL

There's one area of Duke Johnson's game that the 5-foot-9, 207-pound speedster thinks is far more advanced than any other running back in this year's draft class. "I would say that I catch better," the Miami product told on Tuesday. "I create the biggest mismatch when I'm lined up as a receiver or if I'm running routes out of the backfield." Johnson, who caught 38 balls...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Draft’s top safety prospect really loves the Washington Redskins

Landon Collins, the top safety prospect in this year’s draft, wants nothing more than to be a Washington Redskin. “I grew up a Redskins fan,” Collins said on NFL Network. “I was a big Sean Taylor and Clinton Portis fan. Those were my two favorite players, so I grew up seeing them play for the Redskins, so that would be my dream, to play there.” There’s no doubt that...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame shindig tonight at Jungle Island -- star-studded cast of characters.

Maybe I'll see you tonight at the UM Sports Hall of Fame Banquet (6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner), always a fun time (despite my deadline) to meet some old-timers at Jungle Island. If you haven't bought your individual tickets to see some amazing former athletes/coaches, it's too late. Sold out. If you're interested in corporate table that seats 10 for $1,000, you have until about...
Via Eye on the U
April 09, 2015

Eagles and Bills make separate bold statements in McCoy-Alonso trade

For the first time in 11 years, the NFL saw a blockbuster deal in which a star running back was traded for another player, one-for-one, nothing else included. The last time that happened, The Washington Redskins traded cornerback Champ Bailey to Denver Broncos in exchange for running back Clinton Portis. This time in 2015, the […]
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Soldinger talks Hurricanes’ issues, supports Al Golden

Time listening to Don Soldinger speak is time well spent. Soldinger, who won national championships in 1987 and 2001 as a Hurricanes assistant coach, is as frank and forthcoming as you’ll find in college football. He spoke with the Post last week for a story on UM’s running back situation (premium link), and offered some extended thoughts on the state of the program. In that...
Via Canes Watch
March 03, 2015

Calling all bowlers: Who wants to roll with Clinton Portis and other Miami Hurricanes Hall of Famers?

This sounds fun -- and potentially funny.    The University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 4th Annual Celebrity Bowling Tournament, Hosted by Hurricanes football great Clinton Portis, on Monday, February 23rd,  from 6-9 PM, at Splitsville in the Shops at Sunset Place in South Miami.     Canes fans can bowl with some of their favorite former Canes...
Via Eye on the U
February 16, 2015
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