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More than a dozen Hurricanes find NFL homes after losing season in 2014

Miami was a major disappointment in 2014, but you wouldn't know it by the way NFL teams scarfed up Hurricanes over the weekend. Despite their 6-7 record, a total 13 players from last year's squad were either selected in the 2015 NFL draft or signed immediately afterward, according to the official Miami football Twitter account.The first round featured two former Hurricanes: offensive...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the NFL DENZEL! Another proud Miami Hurricane reaches his dream.

Day One was strong for the Miami Hurricanes, with offensive tackle Ereck Flowers going ninth to the New York Giants and receiver Phillip Dorsett going 29th to the Indianapolis Colts. Day Two continues to pay dividends for the Canes' proud tradition in the NFL Draft. At about 8:30 p.m.UM middle linebacker Denzel Perryman got chosen by the San Diego Chargers 48th overall -- the 16th...
Via Eye on the U
4 days ago

Dorsett the latest Miami star to land in Indy

The University of Miami pipeline to the Indianapolis Colts has produced some fairly noteworthy names in recent years. New running back Frank Gore is a former Hurricanes great. Former Indianapolis All-Pro Reggie Wayne was a star receiver for at Miami, as was recent free-agent signing Andre Johnson. Even Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has ties to the "U", having served as a former Hurricanes...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami's Ereck Flowers, Phillip Dorsett selected in first round of NFL Draft

Two Miami products were picked in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night, as offensive tackle Ereck Flowers went No. 9 overall to the New York Giants and wide receiver Phillip Dorsett went No. 29 overall to the Indianapolis Colts.Before Thursday night, the Hurricanes hadn't produced a first-round talent since 2008, when the Giants selected safety Kenny Phillips 31st-overall...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Missed the Mark with Phillip Dorsett

Avonte Maddox #14 of the Pittsburgh Panthers defends against Phillip Dorsett #4 of the Miami Hurricanes as he runs with the ball during third quarter action on November 29, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) In the moments following their AFC Championship Game defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots, Chuck Pagano reflected...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillip Dorsett happy he’s a Colt, Indy columnist unconvinced

Phillip Dorsett was beaming about his new team. “I love it,” he said, reached by phone moments Thursday evening after the Indianapolis Colts made him the 29th overall pick in the NFL draft. “I love Andre Johnson. T.Y. [Hilton]. Frank [Gore]. Can’t get a better offense than that. I’m lucky. I’m blessed. It’s crazy. I get to play with Andre, and I worked out with Andre...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Phillip Dorsett Taken No. 29 Overall In NFL Draft

Phillip Dorsett, a speedy wide receiver out of Miami (Fla.), was taken No. 29 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.  Round 1 – Pick 29 @Colts select Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/98PmabXjdd — #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015 Dorsett, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound wideout, surged up NFL teams’ draft boards over the past couple of months. He...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts select Miami’s Phillip Dorsett 29th overall in 2015 NFL draft

Phillip Dorsett races toward a touchdown last season against Cincinnati. (Getty Images) PHILLIP DORSETT Miami 5-foot-10, 184 pounds, WR Phillip Dorsett was the 29th pick in the first round (No. 29 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Bio: Shook off early-career problems with drops to become UM’s most complete receiver as a senior, when finished second nationally...
Via Canes Watch
5 days ago

Speedster for hire: Phillip Dorsett writes letter to NFL teams

Phillip Dorsett‘s biggest selling point is his speed. Phillip Dorsett runs the 40-yard dash at the 2015 NFL combine. (Getty Images)   It’s the reason the former Hurricanes receiver is considered by many to be a potential first-round pick on Thursday, when the NFL draft begins in Chicago. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay placed him 16th overall in their latest mock draft...
Via Canes Watch
8 days ago

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,...
Via Fox Sports
11 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...
Via Eye on the U
14 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...
Via Eagles Eye
15 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
Via Stack
20 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...
Via FatManWriting
April 01, 2015  |  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
April 01, 2015

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...
Via Fox Sports
April 01, 2015  |  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...
Via Canes Watch
April 01, 2015

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
March 28, 2015

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...
Via Football Nation
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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...
Via Canes Watch
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.
Via Fox Sports Florida
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: https://t.co/BtYojMQGoy — 365 Rundown Sports...
Via This Given Sunday
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: https://t.co/BtYojMQGoy — 365 Rundown Sports...
Via Bloguin Best
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...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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