NFL writer puts five Hurricanes in his top 50 draft prospects

Omar Kelly, who covers the Miami Dolphins for the Sun-Sentinel, recently ranked his top 50 prospects in the 2015 NFL draft.The list is littered with former Hurricanes.Running back Duke Johnson kicks off the countdown at No. 50 and tight end Clive Walford follows pups up on the list right after at No. 48. NFL teams will have their pick of Miami's offensive skill position players,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiper ranks Dorsett highest of Hurricanes draft eligible players; Gruden 'shocked Miami didn't have more success on field'

Our Barry Jackson will have a more in depth report on what analysts think of potential Miami Hurricanes draft picks in his Buzz column later this week, but this is what Jon Gruden and Mel Kiper had to say about them Tuesday. The Miami Hurricanes haven't had a first round pick since the New York Giants took Kenny Phillips 31st overall in 2008. But that figures to change a week from...
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5 days ago

Lost in the Tebow shuffle was Phillip Dorsett’s visit to Philly…

Amazingly the power of Tebow as a media magnet overshadows the regular business of any team he becomes a part of… ATV calls it the “circus factor”… I’m beginning to understand that. Call it show biz, or call it burlesque… Tebow sells ratings, even if it is not the prettiest picture a producer could draw…I think of the “Mamas and the Papas” with Cass Elliott...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillip Dorsett Might Be the Fastest Receiver Alive, But He Wants to Be More Than That

Not  many people can claim to be the fastest person alive, but former Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett has a legitimate claim to the title. He ran the 40-Yard
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami WR Phillip Dorsett Runs Eve Faster at Pro Day Than Combine

The dream of any and every kid that has ever put on some shoulder pads is to get the chance to make a little money playing the game they love. Few get to, however, but Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett is definitely going to be one of them. During his four seasons suiting up with the Hurricanes he caught 121 balls for 2132 yards and 17 touchdowns.Not exactly mind blowing...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Run, Phillip, Run! (like the wind); Chickillo lean & mean; Denzel improves 40 (as did Duke), then pulls hammy

 You've got to appreciate former Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett.  Instead of ducking from running the 40-yard dash at UM Pro Timing Day on Wednesday after winning $100,000 from Adidas for his blazing 4.33-second time at the NFL Combine (second-best time in among athletes at Indianapolis), he went full speed ahead and ran twice at Greentree Field.   With representatives...
Via Eye on the U
25 days ago

Dorsett's blinding speed has NFL scouts drooling

University of Miami Pro Day participants wore charcoal grey T-shirts bearing the slogan "Speed Rich." In that regard, nobody in the 2015 NFL Draft class is wealthier than Phillip Dorsett. The wide receiver's latest blazing performance in the 40-yard dash was the highlight of drills held Wednesday at the Hurricanes practice facility. It also helped solidify Dorsett's projected standing...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Who impressed at Miami Hurricanes pro day, and which NFL personnel attended

CORAL GABLES –  Will be writing for Thursday’s Post about UM’s Pro Timing Day, held Wednesday. Here’s a host of notes from Greentree Practice Fields … Duke Johnson runs a drill during Hurricanes pro day. (AP photo) * In front of reps from all 32 NFL teams, the unquestioned star was receiver Phillip Dorsett. He blazed his way to an unofficial 4.25-second 40-yard dash...
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25 days ago

Replacing a handful of NFL draft picks no easy task, but here's where UM made strides this spring

The Miami Hurricanes have to replace 11 starters and potentially five players who look like they will get taken within the first three rounds of the NFL Draft next month: running back Duke Johnson, receiver Phillip Dorsett, offensive tackle Ereck Flowers, tight end Clive Walford and linebacker Denzel Perryman. So is there enough talent in Coral Gables to improve upon a 6-7 season...
Via Eye on the U
29 days ago

College Football 2015: Is This Al Golden's Last Season in Miami?

If there was a definitive reason to believe Al Golden is underachieving at the University of Miami, take a look at the recent NFL Scouting Combine. Speed, speed and more speed. Talent, talent and more talent. Six Hurricanes players could be drafted in the first three rounds and while it is not the same kind of explosive talent pool “The U” used to have, there is still a lot to...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Fastest runner confused by not getting $100K from adidas

The runner who had the fastest 40 time at the NFL Scouting Combine cannot understand why he wasn’t one of the three fastest football players at the event to receive a $100,000 from adidas. After the NFL put the kibosh on adidas awarding the three fastest runners at the combine a Porsche for their fleet-footed...Read More The post Fastest runner at combine confused why he didn’t...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Money man: Phillip Dorsett earns $100,000 from Adidas

CORAL GABLES Former Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett showed up to watch practice Tuesday – with 100,000 reasons to smile. Dorsett picked up a check for $100,000 from Adidas for running one of the fastest 40-yard dashes last Saturday at the NFL combine. Phillip Dorsett runs the 40-yard dash at the 2015 NFL combine. (Getty Images) Adidas, who this summer will supplant...
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February 24, 2015

VIDEO: Phillip Dorsett turns in blazing 40-yard dash time

Watch former Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett's 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Phillip Dorsett runs 4.33 40 yd dash at NFL Combine

Chris Johnson holds the NFL Combine record for the 40 yard dash with a time of 4.24. Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett was thought to be the most likely candidate to break that record this season and on his first attempt he failed to do so but still ran an impressive time of 4.33. The U's Phillip Dorsett Just Ran A 4.33 40: — 365 Rundown Sports...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Phillip Dorsett runs 4.33 40 yd dash at NFL Combine

Chris Johnson holds the NFL Combine record for the 40 yard dash with a time of 4.24. Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett was thought to be the most likely candidate to break that record this season and on his first attempt he failed to do so but still ran an impressive time of 4.33. The U's Phillip Dorsett Just Ran A 4.33 40: — 365 Rundown Sports...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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

This Kid Would Solve Chicago Bears Need For Speed

It wasn’t any one thing that went wrong for the 2014 Chicago Bears.  It was everything. Jay Cutler preferred throwing to the other team. The defense picked every Sunday as their vacation time. Marc Trestman couldn’t discipline a crash test dummy. All of it went wrong and fittingly the Bears paid the price by going 5-11.  However, there were other more tangible issues that the...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes spring football preview: Wide receivers

Spring football returns Saturday and the storylines are plentiful. Let’s go position-by-position and preview the Hurricanes’ return to Greentree Practice Fields. Malcolm Lewis (center) scored his only touchdown last season at Nebraska. (Getty Images) WIDE RECEIVERS Who’s back: Rashawn Scott, R-Sr.; Herb Waters, Sr.; Malcolm Lewis, R-Jr.; Stacy Coley, Jr.; Braxton Berrios...
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February 16, 2015

Miami Hurricanes spring football preview: Quarterbacks

Spring football returns Saturday and the storylines are plentiful. Let’s go position-by-position and preview the Hurricanes’ return to Greentree Practice Fields. This much is certain: the 2015 Hurricanes are Brad Kaaya’s team. (Getty Images) QUARTERBACKS Who’s back: Brad Kaaya, Soph.; Malik Rosier, R-Fr.; Gray Crow, R-Jr.; Vincent Testaverde, Soph. (walk-on transfer) Who...
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February 16, 2015

Phillip Dorsett a first-round talent? Mel Kiper Jr. says yes

Phillip Dorsett is flying up NFL draft boards. How high can he go? One well coiffed analyst believes he’s headed to the top. In his latest mock draft released Wednesday, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. has Dorsett, the former Hurricanes standout wide receiver, going 31st overall to the defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks. He is one of three UM players Kiper projects to go in the first...
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February 11, 2015

NFL Draft WR Rankings Tier 1: Phillip Dorsett

We covered Miami's equally intriguing running back Duke Johnson last week and now want to talk about another Hurricanes fantasy prospects, and that's wide out Philip Dorsett. Standing at 5'10 and weighing 195 lbs, Dorsett is a small but speedy receiver who flew largely under the radar during his first three seasons at Miami until he unloaded a 10 touchdown season his senior year...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight Hurricanes, including Duke Johnson and Ereck Flowers, invited to NFL Combine

Eight Hurricanes received invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine, the Post learned. Among them are six seniors – defensive end Anthony Chickillo, wide receiver Phillip Dorsett, offensive lineman Jon Feliciano, cornerback Ladarius Gunter, linebacker Denzel Perryman and tight end Clive Walford of Glades Central High – and two underclassmen who declared for the NFL draft. Running...
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January 28, 2015

Standout Hurricanes receiver says it would be an honor to play for Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have a number of positions to address this offseason. One of the priorities should be at wide receiver, given that it sounds like disappointing burner Mike Wallace is on his way out. Miami may have a potential replacement right in their own backyard, though and he says he would love to come and play at Sun Life Stadium next season. According to a tweet by James...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rave reviews: Miami Hurricanes impress analysts at 2015 Senior Bowl practices

If you follow any NFL reporters or analysts on Twitter, they likely were talking about UM players playing well at Wednesday’s Senior Bowl practice. Chief among them: Phillip Dorsett, who perhaps improved his draft stock more than any player in Mobile, Ala. He turned heads with this catch, on which he adjusted his route and caught a deep ball over Auburn’s Nick Marshall: ...
Via Canes Watch
January 21, 2015

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
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