Third-down ineptitude highlights Hurricanes 'execution' woes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Over the course of a season, certain words become synonymous with the coaches and players surrounding a program. For the University of Miami, "execution" -- or the lack thereof -- has become a major point of emphasis through the first six games. Whether it was the offense's struggles in the opener against Louisville or the defense's troubles...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes make 8-year-old Carter Hucks' dream come true

Carter Hucks had one wish: to meet his favorite team, the Miami Hurricanes. It was granted Wednesday through the Make-A-Wish Foundation as Hucks spent time with players and coaches, discovering firsthand what it's like to be a Hurricane. Hucks, an 8-year-old from Charleston, S.C., has Fanconi anemia, a rare disorder that leads to cancer and bone marrow failure in most patients...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes make 8-year-old Carter Hucks' dream come true

Carter Hucks had one wish: to meet his favorite team the Miami Hurricanes. It was granted on Wednesday through the Make-a-Wish foundation as Hucks spent time with players and coaches, discovering first-hand what it's like to be a Hurricane. Hucks, an 8-year-old from Charleston, S.C., has Fanconi anemia, a rare disorder that leads to cancer and bone marrow failure in most patients...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Trying to decipher coach Al Golden's explanation of the Canes' defensive struggles, adjustments

Fans want answers. Reporters want to provide them. Coaches -- well, they are coaches. And so the process doesn't always work out. Tuesday, I tossed a question Al Golden's way that I thought was pretty direct and to the point regarding how easy it's become over the years to run on his defense -- even when the opponent makes it clear that's the intention. *****...
Via Eye on the U
17 days ago

Miami LB Gets Flagged For Doing Push-Ups, Intercepts Pass Anyway

This past week, we witnessed Antonio Brown get penalized 15 yards for his touchdown dance and Husain Abdullah get penalized for praying. In the college game, Miami linebacker Denzel Perryman got
Via Stack
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson, Denzel Perryman still trying to lead UM out of mediocrity

Everybody wants to leave behind something -- a fingerprint, a path, a tradition. Duke Johnson and Denzel Perryman, Miami's offensive and defensive leaders, committed themselves to doing that for the Hurricanes four years ago when Randy Shannon was still the head coach. They stuck with that idea even when Shannon was fired. Why? Because they loved their city and they loved The...
Via Eye on the U
18 days ago

'Canes try to block out criticism, focus on second half of season

University of Miami head coach Al Golden continually asks his players to ignore the noise. Adhering to this message couldn't be more crucial for the Hurricanes this week coming off a loss at Georgia Tech and with the American Athletic Conference's Cincinnati visiting on Saturday. Former players and fans alike have taken to social media and local airwaves expressing their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami's Golden wary of Georgia Tech's offense

ATLANTA (AP) Coach Al Golden says the Miami Hurricanes aren't taking anything for granted against Georgia Tech's spread option offense. Miami has won five straight in the Atlantic Coast Conference series - the last three under Golden - but the coach believes Saturday's matchup presents new challenges. Golden knows his defenders must be wary of cut blockers and stay on...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Hurricanes' success on defense simply a matter of trust? Players, coaches think so

Here is the longer version of my story running in Wednesday's paper A week after playing so bad defensively at Nebraska that everyone in Mark D'Onofrio's meeting room probably deserved to be punished with push-ups, Hurricanes linebacker Denzel Perryman was doing them for fun last Saturday night at Sun Life Stadium. Perryman dropped an interception in the fourth quarter...
Via Eye on the U
24 days ago

Hurricanes get their 'juice' back in taking down Blue Devils

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Players on the Miami sideline jumped up and down early in the first quarter as the offense moved down the field with relative ease. Hours later they would call it "juice," something their coaches wanted to see more of during Saturday night's 22-10 victory over Duke at Sun Life Stadium. When senior linebacker Denzel Perryman secured the win on...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

College Prospects Chicago Bears Fans Should Watch

College football is off and running and so are the 2015 NFL draft scouting trips.  Here are five names Chicago Bears faithful need to know about. Kevin White – WR – West Virginia Without a doubt the hottest offensive name of late in 2015 NFL draft circles is West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White.  In just three games he already has 32 catches for 460 yards and two touchdowns...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes tame Red Wolves 41-20

Miami Gardens, FL – The Hurricanes (2-1, 0-1 ACC) took down the visiting Red Wolves this afternoon 41-20 at Sun Life stadium. Defensively, UM allowed 329 yards offense on 89 plays. Miami forced two fumbles, only recovering one, but the defense is “flying around” and making plays. Thurston Armbrister posted nine tackles, Denzel Perryman had seven, followed by Anthony Chickillo...
Via CaneInsider
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes enjoy luxury of using many players in victory over FAMU

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- As expected, the result was never in question Saturday night. In a glorified scrimmage, the University of Miami cruised past FCS opponent Florida A&M for a 41-7 victory at Sun Life Stadium. More importantly, the Hurricanes got key signees from its Class of 2014 experience after opening the season with a pivotal Atlantic Coast Conference matchup. During...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes plan on working out kinks from season-opening loss

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- When the University of Miami football team arrived back in South Florida early Tuesday morning, players got a few hours of sleep before heading to class. Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman watched film from the season-opening loss at Louisville on his iPad before doing the same again on Wednesday before practice. Despite the unpleasant result, there's no...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Golden talks CanesCamp, QBs, freshmen & Louisville in season’s first ‘Hurricane Hotline’

The 2014 season’s first “Hurricane Hotline” with University of Miami football coach Al Golden took place Monday night at the Sandbar Grill in Coconut Grove and was aired live on WQAM (560-AM). Coach Golden talked with Joe Zagacki and Don Bailey Jr. from about 7:30-8:30 p.m. during the two-hour program. The Canes coach started off the show saying he was extremely happy with...
Via CaneInsider
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Miami Fans Will Get Fired Up For The 2014 Season After Watching This Awesome Fan-Made Hype Video

It’s been a while since Miami football has been great. The Hurricanes have not won 10 games or more in a season since 2003, when Larry Coker led the school to an 11-2 record and a win in the Orange Bowl. However, in the last decade, Miami has not had the success of the old ‘Canes teams that made the school one of the premier football schools in the country. Sure, there have been...
Via College Spun
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC's Top 15 football players

Athlon reached out to me to contribute to their rankings of the top 15 ACC players recently. The Post-Gazette's Sam Werner and I were the two Pitt guys. These types of things are always a little difficult. First, it's a preseason list and so much of it is based off of success players had the year before. It's also hard to compare players at different positions - I mean...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami's defensive leaders hoping for strong finish

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) It seems like Denzel Perryman and Anthony Chickillo were destined to play at Miami. They met for the first time eight years ago, that initial encounter taking place in the Miami weight room that would eventually become their hangout as Hurricanes. Perryman is a linebacker from Coral Gables, the suburb the university calls home. Chickillo is a defensive lineman...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami's Denzel Perryman Destroys Teammate with Monster Tackle

Scrimmage, game, practice; it's all the same to University of Miami senior linebacker Denzel Perryman. Take a look here at his recent tackle of his  235-pound running back teammate Gus Edwards. This
Via Stack
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Watch Miami's star LB crush 235-pound RB in scrimmage

Nightmares have trouble sleeping because they’re haunted by Denzel Perryman. Miami’s senior linebacker, a fourth-team All-American last season, is a 6-foot, 242-pound brick house who’s built himself a reputation of delivering pain and justice in equal quantities over the middle of the field. You might remember Perryman stick, lift and plant Wake Forest running back Dominique...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Linebacker Denzel Perryman Destroys Poor Running Back During Scrimmage

College football is less than two weeks away so teams are starting to ramp up the intensity in practice. With game day coming up it is time to see who is game ready and who might need to reevaluate his priorities.For example--take Miami Hurricanes linebacker Denzel Perryman (in the green). He looks ready.via RedditRunning back Gus Edwards--not so much. It's a good thing the Hurricanes...
Via FatManWriting
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami’s Denzel Perryman Lowers The Boom On Teammate (Video)

Miami Hurricanes linebacker Denzel Perryman is a thumper,  and will lay you out at a moments notice.  Perryman caught 230-pound Gus Edwards tip-toeing during a recent scrimmage, and lowered the boom. h/t Reddit
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes LB Denzel Perryman Destroys RB In Practice

The Miami Hurricanes All-American linebacker Denzel Perryman absolutely obliterated his teammate Gus Edwards in practice with this hit. Looks like Perryman doesn’t lay off for anyone, including his teammates. [r/CFB] The post Miami Hurricanes LB Denzel Perryman Destroys RB In Practice appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami LB Denzel Perryman Annihilates Teammate During a Scrimmage (Video)

Miami Hurricanes linebacker Denzel Perryman is a thumper,  and will lay you out at a moments notice.  Perryman caught 230-pound Gus Edwards tip-toeing during a recent scrimmage, and lowered the boom. h/t Reddit
Via Thacover2
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Perryman, Chickillo return to Hurricanes with more to prove

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Ray Lewis. Ted Hendricks. Jonathan Vilma. George Mira Jr. Dan Morgan. The lineage of University of Miami standout linebackers is a long one. Denzel Perryman elected to return for his senior year rather than enter the NFL Draft after going through a list of pros and cons with his family and head coach Al Golden. At the top of it? Not yet being satisfied with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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