Who's the most valuable Hurricane?

There are several key cogs in the Miami football program, but exactly which player is the most valuable? That was the question the Palm Beach Post set out to answer recently as it ranked the top 25 Hurricanes on the 2015 roster. Not surprisingly, Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya ranked No. 1 on the list. As a freshman, Kaaya completed 58.5 percent of his for 3,198 yards and 26 touchdowns...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Help needed for family of Miami Hurricanes safety Deon Bush         

Hurricanes safety Deon Bush has grown into one of the team’s best players and top safeties in the ACC, and he’s done it through a great deal of heartache. Bush’s father, Gary, has been fighting liver cancer since he was diagnosed in April 2013. Monday, a post from UM coach Al Golden’s Twitter account shed light on another troubling situation: Deon Bush's Uncle is in need...
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3 days ago

Miami safety Bush looking to help his uncle find a kidney

Miami Hurricanes football player Deon Bush is looking to help find a kidney for his uncle who is need of a kidney transplant. Bush got an assist from Hurricanes coach Al Golden, who tweeted this on Monday, "Deon Bush's Uncle is in need of a Kidney Transplant. He's O Positive. If U are interested in getting tested, email" Bush has endured his fair share of family...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 49 — Miami

Miami Hurricanes 2014 Record: 6-7 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Is this the year Miami finally plays in the ACC Championship Game? When Miami joined the ACC in 2004 along with Big East partner Virginia Tech, it was a move that was thought to bring some balance to the ACC’s football membership, and help improve the ACC’s football reputation and standing in the ranks among...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 49 — Miami

Miami Hurricanes 2014 Record: 6-7 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Is this the year Miami finally plays in the ACC Championship Game? When Miami joined the ACC in 2004 along with Big East partner Virginia Tech, it was a move that was thought to bring some balance to the ACC’s football membership, and help improve the ACC’s football reputation and standing in the ranks among...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: 2016 S James Pierre commits to Miami Hurricanes

Depth at defensive back is a major need for the Hurricanes, who signed two cornerbacks and two safeties in 2015 and are looking for more of both in the current recruiting cycle. Monday, they offered James Pierre, who plays safety. He didn’t wait long to commit, pledging early this evening. Pierre, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound rising senior at Deerfield Beach High, is a three-star prospect...
Via Canes Watch
May 18, 2015

Live updates: Hurricanes scrimmage No. 2

CORAL GABLES — Miami opened its second scrimmage of the spring to the media. Keep it here for live updates from Greentree Practice Fields. — Brad Kaaya, who missed Thursday’s practice with the flu, started at quarterback. Malik Rosier and Vincent Testaverde rotated in after. — Nice plays: Joe Yearby took a short pass from Kaaya and burned the defense for a touchdown of...
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March 21, 2015

Miami Hurricanes get up to speed with GPS tracking devices

CORAL GABLES — The top speed of a runaway Bus, at least while it wears a helmet and shoulder pads on Greentree Practice Fields, is fairly impressive given its size and construction. “A couple of the first practices I got up to 20 miles per hour,” said UM running back Gus “The Bus” Edwards, a 6-foot-2, 235-pound sophomore. He is one of more than 25 Hurricanes who are wearing...
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March 03, 2015

Miami Hurricanes spring football preview: Defensive backs

Spring football begins this week and the storylines are plentiful. Let’s go position-by-position and preview the Hurricanes’ return to Greentree Practice Fields. Can cornerback Tracy Howard lock down a starting spot in his senior season? (Getty Images) DEFENSIVE BACKS DEFENSIVE BACKS Who’s back: Dallas Crawford, R-Sr.; Tracy Howard, Sr.; Antonio Crawford, Sr.; Deon Bush...
Via Canes Watch
February 19, 2015

Analyst: Hurricanes safety recruit Jaquan Johnson ‘does it all’ (video)

On national signing day, recruiting analysts had high praise for Jaquan Johnson and discussed the state of UM recruiting. In his signing day press conference, UM coach Al Golden called Johnson, a four-star prospect from Miami-Killian High, “the best safety down here this year...
Via Canes Watch
February 06, 2015

Florida Fire 7v7 team merges with BallerNation in Palm Beach

After years of building the 7-on-7 platform in the tri-county area, two powerhouse clubs, the Florida Fire and BallerNation, are merging to form the nation’s premiere 7-on-7 organization. These two squads have combined to produce over 80 alumni that have played major Division I football, with several of those players going on to become All-American selections. BallerNation will...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Eye on the U
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...
Via Canes Watch
December 12, 2014

Miami’s Deon Bush, Herb Waters out for Pitt game

Wednesday, UM coach Al Golden didn’t quite know what to think of safety Deon Bush’s injury. “It’s going to be close with Deon, so we’ll see,” Golden said. “Hamstrings are funny. It can get better really quickly, or it can linger on.” It lingers on. Bush’s strained hamstring will keep him out of Saturday’s regular season finale against Pittsburgh (7 p.m., ESPN2...
Via Canes Watch
November 27, 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...
Via Eye on the U
November 20, 2014

Porn star Florida State fan trolls Miami players on campus

It’s Miami-Florida State week, so there’s plenty of animated discussion between fanbases. Here’s a little bit of only-in-Miami trolling for you: Miami-based porn star Mia Khalifa found a Miami football player on campus and tried to get him to say, “Noles do it better.” The player in the Vine posted by Khalifa is sophomore tight end Stan Dobard, who doesn’t quite seem...
Via Canes Watch
November 12, 2014

Miami gets defensive; boasts 11th ranked defense nationally

Don’t look now, but there it is in black and white. The Miami Hurricanes defense is ranked 11th in total defense, allowing 312.4 yards per game. In comparison, Alabama ranks fourth (277.3), Michigan St. is fifth (279.4), and just because the next opponent is Florida St., they rank 61st (388.6). To the honest, objective observer, it’s clear that Miami’s defense has markedly...
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November 04, 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...
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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

Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards and scored two touchdowns and Miami took advantage of Virginia Tech's fumbles on three straight second-half drives in a 30-6 victory Thursday night. The Hurricanes (5-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) outgained Virginia Tech 255-36 in the first half in taking a 24-0 lead, then took the ball away on the Hokies' first three drives...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Kevin Olsen headlines depth chart for 'Canes spring game

University of Miami head coach Al Golden released a depth chart Monday night with just three practices remaining before Saturday's spring game at Sun Life Stadium. Redshirt freshman Kevin Olsen takes over first-team quarterback duties with senior Ryan Williams out with an ACL injury he sustained this past weekend. Just three offensive starters from last year's opener against Florida...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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