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...
Via Eye on the U
3 days ago

Hurricanes' path back to relevance begins on recruiting trail

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Less than 24 hours after the Nov. 29 loss to Pittsburgh, University of Miami head coach Al Golden and his staff went on the road to recruit what they hope are future legends of the program. As of Dec. 15, Miami's Class of 2015 ranks 21st in the nation with 20 commits. National Signing Day isn't until Feb. 4, so much can change from now until then. Despite a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes hand out team awards at 2014 banquet

Here’s the list of awards UM handed out at its postseason banquet Friday. The Mariutto Family Scholar Athlete Award Nantambu Fentress Scout Team Players of the Year Garrett Kidd Demetrius Jackson Strength Training Athlete of the Year Phillip Dorsett Hurricane Media “Good Guy” Award Olsen Pierre Training Room Comeback Player of the Year Ryan Williams Walt Kichefski Hurricane...
Via Canes Watch
6 days ago

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...
Via Eye on the U
7 days ago

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL draft analyst: Al Golden pushing underclassmen to stay with Miami Hurricanes

Miami junior left tackle Ereck Flowers, like classmate Duke Johnson, has not declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. Underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to do so. Flowers, a 6-foot-6, 322-pound potential high-round selection, has long been expected leave school early. He is not fond of speaking to the media, turning down several interview requests through UM’s sports information...
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9 days ago

UM's Denzel Perryman finishes behind UCLA's Eric Kendricks for Butkus Award

University of Miami senior Denzel Perryman finished as the runner-up for the 2014 Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker, on Tuesday. According to the Palm Beach Post's Matt Porter, Perryman fell two points shy of UCLA's Eric Kendricks for the honor. Washington's Hau'oli Kikaha, Michigan's Jake Ryan and Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith were the other finalists. The 6-foot, 242...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami AD Blake James: Disappointed, but Hurricanes are in Al Golden’s hands

Miami Athletic Director Blake James said Monday he is disappointed over UM’s mediocre season, but reiterated that Al Golden will be the Hurricanes’ coach next season and he would not pressure Golden to make staff changes. “Al’s our coach and he’s going to be our coach next year,” said James, speaking to reporters via conference call that was ostensibly to discuss UM...
Via Canes Watch
11 days ago

2014 ACC player of the year voting results

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) The Atlantic Coast Conference offensive and defensive players of the year according to results released Wednesday following voting by Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association members: --- ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR VOTING OVERALL James Conner, rb, Pittsburgh (16) Jameis Winston, qb, Florida State (13) Vic Beasley, de, Clemson (8) Gerod Holliman, s, Louisville (6...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson, Denzel Perryman named All-ACC

The leading rusher in Hurricanes history can add “first team All-ACC” to his lengthy resume.   UM junior running back Duke Johnson was one of two running backs named first-team All-ACC by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.   The other Hurricane named to the first team was linebacker Denzel Perryman, a senior.   Canes tight end Clive Walford, left tackle Ereck...
Via Canes Watch
18 days ago

Post-game video reaction to Pittsburgh loss

Post-game reaction from QB Brad Kaaya. It’s an interesting interview. Reaction from senior Shane McDermott. Denzel Perryman and Calvin Heurtelou discuss the Pittsburgh loss. — Michael Bradley The post Post-game video reaction to Pittsburgh loss appeared first on CaneInsider | Miami Hurricanes Athletics and Recruiting.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami looks to end regular season on high note vs. Pitt

TIME: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN2 Gone is a chance at the Atlantic Coast Conference championship. Gone is a chance at matching last season's win total. After a lackluster performance at Virginia last week, the Miami Hurricanes have stirred unrest within the fanbase. Some have called for head coach Al Golden's firing. To quiet it -- at least for the time being -- the Hurricanes must...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Canes-Gators in Shreveport? Bowl possibility emerges

The Miami Hurricanes. The Florida Gators. …in Shreveport. [youtube=] That’s the latest projection from CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm, one of the nation’s respected prognosticators. After UM’s 30-13 loss at Virginia, Palm’s weekly round of bowl possibilities places the Hurricanes in the Independence Bowl, played...
Via Canes Watch
25 days ago

Hurricanes' Denzel Perryman named Butkus Award finalist

It seems University of Miami linebacker Denzel Perryman made the right decision coming back for his senior year. Perryman was named one of five finalists for the 2014 Butkus Award, given annually to the nation's top linebacker, on Monday morning. He joins UCLA's Eric Kendricks, Washington's Hau'oli Kikaha, Michigan's Jake Ryan (Michigan) and Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith. A Preseason...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Top 5 Linebacker Prospects

While the 2015 NFL Draft is still just over 5 months away, the talents that will be entering it are deep in into the process of trying to distinguish themselves as a top talent and put themselves in the first round. Some of them came into this season with lots of hype and momentum only to disappoint, whereas others have come in and exceeded expectations to put themselves in conversation...
Via Standing O Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Canes Watch
27 days ago

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...
Via Eye on the U
29 days ago

No moral victories at Miami

There’s a saying: “almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.” Just like there are no moral victories at the University of Miami. Almost and devastatingly close. Saturday night, the Hurricanes led the Seminoles for 57 minutes, but it’s a 60 minute game. Immediately after UM fell short of its upset bid, in the bowels of Sun Life Stadium, Miami head coach Al Golden...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Rivals Stand as Biggest Obstacle Between FSU and Playoff

Second-ranked Florida State hasn’t made much look easy in 2014, but through nine games, the Seminoles remain unblemished and in a position to challenge for a second straight national championship. Florida State has Boston College on the slate for its ACC finale and in all likelihood, a third straight December trip to Charlotte for the ACC Championship, but the biggest stumbling...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders draft prospects: Linebacker Denzel Perryman

Name: Denzel Perryman, MLB, Miami Height: 6ft. Weight: 244lbs. Analysis: Tackling machine. Denzel helped to rebuild the once proud Hurricane defense, from being mediocre to being above average. Most would see the measurables, and immediately dismiss Perryman. Silver and Black fans know that relying on the best athlete doesn’t always work in our favor. How did Heyward-Bey, Fabian...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes notes: Bye gives Miami extra prep time for No. 2 FSU

No. 2 Florida State looms next on the schedule, but the latest matchup in the storied rivalry isn't in Miami's periphery yet. With the game shaping up to be the Hurricanes' biggest of the season, UM has one clear advantage: an off week. After opening the season with seven straight contests, the Hurricanes can rest up with their second break over the past four weeks. In the first...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes post-game video reaction: Johnson, Yearby, Perryman

Duke Johnson post-game interview: Joe Yearby interview Denzel Perryman post-game The post Canes post-game video reaction: Johnson, Yearby, Perryman appeared first on CaneInsider | Miami Hurricanes Athletics and Recruiting.
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

With third straight rout, Miami now firing on all cylinders

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Play every game like it's the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship. That's what University of Miami senior tight end Clive Walford told teammates prior to Saturday's 47-20 rout of the North Carolina Tar Heels at Sun Life Stadium. These Hurricanes (6-3, 3-2 ACC) still find themselves on the outside looking in for a chance at the conference title game, but...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Golden, Duke, Kaaya, Perryman, Yearby and Bush talk win over North Carolina

Here is the audio of the post-game press conferences from the Miami Hurricanes after their 47-20 romp over North Carolina on Saturday. Coach Al Golden Quarterback Brad Kaaya Linebacker Denzel Perryman Safety Deon Bush Running back Duke Johnson Running back Joe Yearby
Via Eye on the U
November 01, 2014
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