Taking a look at some of the tight end options for the Buffalo Bills in the 2015 NFL Draft by @BLeez17

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – NOVEMBER 8: Maxx Williams #88 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers celebrates a Rodrick Williams Jr. #35 touchdown against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes during the fourth quarter on November 8, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) Remember when the Bills last had a true threat at tight end? Neither do I. The last...
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Photo: Every Miami Player At The NFL Combine Is Wearing A Hurricanes Sticker Under Their Eye

The Miami football program has not performed at an elite level in recent seasons, but the Hurricanes’ ability to produce NFL talent has not decreased.  There are currently eight former Miami student-athletes participating in the NFL Combine this week. It’s the third-highest total among ACC schools (Florida State has 12, Louisville has 11).  All eight players – DE Anthony...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes spring football preview: Tight ends

Spring football returns Tuesday and the storylines are plentiful. Let’s go position-by-position and preview the Hurricanes’ return to Greentree Practice Fields. Stan Dobard enters the spring as the favorite to start at tight end. (Getty Images) TIGHT ENDS Who’s back: Standish Dobard, Jr.; Chris Herndon, Soph.; David Njoku, R-Fr.; Jake O’Donnell, R-Jr.; Jerome Washington...
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February 17, 2015

JUCO TE Jerome Washington signs NLI to play for Hurricanes

Jerome Washington, a top-ranked junior college tight end, signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of Miami. Washington will be tasked with replacing John Mackey Award finalist Clive Walford, who graduates as the program's all-time leader in receptions, yardage and touchdowns for a tight end. He joins sophomore Standish Dobard (six catches, 115 yards) and freshman...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaaya, Canes react to The U Part 2 documentary; Perryman, Walford selected AP All-Americans

UM quarterback Brad Kaaya said he couldn't keep his eyes open long enough to sit through "the Nevin Shapiro part" of The U Part 2 documentary he watched over the weekend, but he and his teammates said they saw enough of Billy Corben's ESPN 30-for-30 special to come away feeling inspired by the film. "For me, it was big motivation," said Kaaya, who on Monday was named to ESPN's Freshman...
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December 16, 2014

Miami Hurricanes hold their football team awards ceremony Friday at Gusman Concert Hall

From the Hurricanes: CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes held their 2014 Canes Football Awards Show on Friday night at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall located inside the Frost School of Music. Former Miami offensive lineman and current analyst on the Hurricane Sports Radio Network Don Bailey, served as the awards show’s emcee. The show opened with the top 14 plays of...
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December 13, 2014

Miami Hurricanes finish first bowl practice, generate plenty of news: Duke, Walford, Bush, Waters, Gayot.

   After nearly two weeks off, the Miami Hurricanes hit the practice field Friday in preparation for the Duck Commander Independence Bowl.     And what a happy, engaged and energetic bunch of players they were on this sunny, crisp and absolutely beautiful South Florida morning.     Here’s what you need to know before I get back to writing my more in-depth story to post...
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December 12, 2014

Duke Johnson undecided on NFL draft, Deon Bush returning to UM, Clive Walford out for bowl

CORAL GABLES — Several notes from UM’s first practice of bowl season on Friday, 16 days before the Hurricanes take on South Carolina in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl (3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, ABC): Two draft-eligible Canes, Deon Bush (left) and Duke Johnson, chat with the media after Friday’s practice. (Matt Porter) Draft talk: Junior running back Duke Johnson...
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December 12, 2014

Clive Walford Mackey runner-up; 13 Hurricanes named coaches All-ACC

UM tight end Clive Walford didn’t win the Mackey Award, but he was one of 13 Hurricanes named to ACC coaches’ All-ACC team. Walford, a senior from Glades Central High, was a second-team selection behind Mackey Award winner and Florida State senior Nick O’Leary, a Dwyer High grad. During the regular season, Walford led ACC tight ends in yards (676) and touchdowns (seven) and...
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December 10, 2014

Three Hurricanes named All-ACC first team, 13 in total honored

Thirteen University of Miami football players earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors, as voted on by the coaches and announced Wednesday morning. Junior running back Duke Johnson, senior linebacker Denzel Perryman and senior center Shane McDermott each made the first team. Johnson ranked second in the ACC with 1,520 rushing yards, and he became the program's all-time leading...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knee injury puts Clive Walford in doubt for Hurricanes’ bowl game

There is a chance the Hurricanes could be without one of their top offensive playmakers for their bowl game later this month – but contrary to report, that is not a guarantee. Sources close to Hurricanes tight end Clive Walford told the Post that he suffered a meniscus tear during last Saturday’s game against Pittsburgh, a 35-23 loss that closed the regular season. That information...
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December 02, 2014

Senior walk-on Hugo Delapenha Jr. living his dream as a Hurricane

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Come Saturday, Hugo Delapenha Jr. will run through Miami's smoke tunnel one final time with his fellow seniors. Family and friends will revel in the sight of him playing for his dream school. Until last Saturday's 30-13 loss at Virginia, he was a relatively unknown Hurricanes player. Many things went wrong for Miami in Charlottesville: There were nine penalties...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami tight end Clive Walford named a Mackey Award finalist

CORAL GABLES — Two of the nation’s top college tight ends first played each other five years ago in Palm Beach Gardens. Dwyer High’s Nick O’Leary was a luxury item for the eventual 2009 state champions, a junior tight end and slot receiver who was already showing freakish athletic ability. Glades Central’s Clive Walford was an intriguing prospect himself, a skinny basketball...
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November 25, 2014

Clive Walford named Mackey Award finalist; Duke Johnson out of contention for Doak Walker

   Clive Walford is another Hurricane who’s glad he returned for his senior season.    Walford, who leads all Miami pass-catchers with 40 receptions this season and ranks second on the team with 627 receiving yards, was named a finalist for the John Mackey Award on Tuesday.    Also named finalists were Florida State senior Nick O’Leary and Minnesota sophomore Maxx Williams...
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November 25, 2014

Miami's Clive Walford one of three finalists for top tight end award

University of Miami senior Clive Walford is one of three finalists for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's most outstanding tight end. Joining Walford are Florida State senior Nick O'Leary, who was a finalist last season, and Minnesota sophomore Maxx Williams. Walford leads the Hurricanes with 40 catches. His 627 yards and seven touchdowns rank second behind senior wideout...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Walford named finalist for Mackey Award

Hurricanes fifth-year senior Clive Walford has been named one of three finalists for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the nation's top tight end. Walford leads UM in catches (40) and is nine catches of shy of passing Kellen Winslow Jr. for the most catches ever by a Canes tight end. Walford is already the career-leader in receiving yards (1,704) by a tight end in UM history...
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November 25, 2014

Herb Waters' update for those who turned off the agony on ESPN2.. and player reaction

CHARLOTTESVILLE (pre-flight home) -- Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya didn't know what hit him last night at Scott Stadium -- literally and figuratively. Neither did receiver Herb Waters. Thankfully, both are alive, if not well, this morning. Waters, a warm, friendly junior from Homestead who is always smiling, was hit hard last night on a helmet-to-helmet episode during a kickoff...
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November 23, 2014

Hurricanes players come to defense of Al Golden after bitter loss to Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A somber Al Golden offered an analysis of UM’s 30-13 loss to Virginia that felt quite familiar. He told reporters in a small interview room underneath Scott Stadium that he would make no excuses for the loss, one of the ugliest of his four-year tenure. He insisted that his team, out of the ACC Coastal race after last week’s loss to Florida State, was...
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November 23, 2014

Four Hurricanes expected to play in Senior Bowl; Flowers stock rising; Bush doubtful for Virginia

It looks like four Hurricanes will be heading to this year's senior bowl: linebacker Denzel Perryman, cornerback Ladarius Gunter, receiver Phillip Dorsett and tight end Clive Walford. Eric Galko, an editor at Optimum Scouting who also provides content for the Sporting News and the National Football Post, tweeted the news out Wednesday evening.  Expecting all four @MiamiHurricanes...
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November 20, 2014

Hurricanes trying to move on from emotional loss to Florida State

CORAL GABLES – So now, what’s left? No, Miami did not beat Florida State, though it had an excellent chance. No, the Hurricanes (6-4, 3-3 ACC) can no longer qualify for a spot in the ACC championship game. But players said Monday that winning – Saturday’s game at Virginia (7 p.m., ESPN), their season finale against Pittsburgh and a bowl game – is the only acceptable finish...
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November 17, 2014

'Canes adjust goals after loss to FSU, want to finish strong

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Saturday's result against Florida State meant more than just five straight years of losing bragging rights to an in-state rival. Miami was also eliminated from Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division competition, which equates to another season failing to reach the championship game. The program has never played in the league final since joining in 2004....
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Walford named semifinalist for Mackey Award

Hurricanes senior Clive Walford has been selected as one of eight semifinalists for the John Mackey Award, given to the most outstanding collegiate tight end in the country.  Walford leads all UM receivers with 33 receptions this season and ranks second on the team with 522 receiving yards through 10 games. He's tied for the team lead with seven touchdown receptions. A midseason...
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November 17, 2014

Post-game video reaction to FSU loss

Post-game reaction to the FSU loss. This must-see CaneInsider TV. Raphael Kirby and Denzel Perryman TE Clive Walford, 4 receptions, 127 yards, TD RB Duke Johnson 27 carries, 132 yards, TD. WR Phillip Dorsett 4 catches, 90 yards, TD The post Post-game video reaction to FSU loss appeared first on CaneInsider | Miami Hurricanes Athletics and Recruiting.
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

For Miami, coming up short against FSU an extra bitter pill

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami players on the sideline stood on the benches and waved their arms in the air, encouraging the sellout crowd of 76,530 Saturday night at Sun Life Stadium to make noise. With reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State in town, the nation watched to see whether the unranked Hurricanes could snap the Seminoles...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

For Miami, coming up short against FSU an extra bitter pill

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami players on the sideline stood on the benches and waved their arms in the air, encouraging the sellout crowd of 76,530 Saturday night at Sun Life Stadium to make noise. With reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State in town, the nation watched to see whether the unranked Hurricanes could snap the Seminoles...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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