Three-and-ouch: Hurricanes’ ‘shocking’ third-down failures

How bad have the Hurricanes been on third down? Taking stock of some eye-popping numbers: Brad Kaaya looks to pass against Cincinnati. (Getty Images) * Miami is 13-of-53, the second-worst percentage (24.53) in the nation. Only Kent State (17-of-85, 20.0) is worse. * Quarterback Brad Kaaya is completing 61.4 percent of his passes (59th nationally), but just 37.1 percent on third...
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October 10, 2015

Who stood out in Miami Hurricanes’ first fall scrimmage of 2015?

CORAL GABLES — Since camp opened last Thursday, Hurricanes coach Al Golden has been clear: at nearly every position, he’s a long way from naming starters. He has split first-string carries between four running backs. He has 12 offensive linemen vying for the five starting spots. The defensive backfield and defensive line? More crowded than a subway car at rush hour. Don’t even...
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August 13, 2015

Is Miami 'TEU'? You decide

All offseason long battles have been waged about which school produces the best positional players by claiming to be “insert position name here” U. Clemson and Tennessee each claim to be “WRU”, Virginia Tech wants to be known as “DBU”, while Miami has always simply been known as “The U.” Well, now you can refer to the Hurricanes as “TEU” thanks to the latest statement...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Football: Miami TE Standish Dobard Boasts About Hurricanes TE History, Calls Miami “#TEU”

The Position U arguments that have taken place this offseason have mostly centered on one position: defensive back.  Florida, LSU, Oklahoma State, Texas and Virginia Tech have all laid claim to being the home of the best defensive backs in the country in recent weeks.  We now have another position to talk about: tight end. Miami tight end Standish Dobard claims that the Hurricanes...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes’ 2015 spring game is less than a week away

It’s here already: the final week of spring practice. In advance of Saturday’s spring game (noon, Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale), the Hurricanes held their second-to-last practice of the spring. It was a two-hour session under steamy conditions. Afterward, rain held off long enough to get in a recruiting event: a barbecue attended by some 50 prospects. Al Golden and coaches...
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March 24, 2015

Miami Hurricanes spring football preview: Tight ends

Spring football returns Tuesday and the storylines are plentiful. Let’s go position-by-position and preview the Hurricanes’ return to Greentree Practice Fields. Stan Dobard enters the spring as the favorite to start at tight end. (Getty Images) TIGHT ENDS Who’s back: Standish Dobard, Jr.; Chris Herndon, Soph.; David Njoku, R-Fr.; Jake O’Donnell, R-Jr.; Jerome Washington...
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February 17, 2015

Miami signs top JUCO tight end Jerome Washington

CORAL GABLES — Notes from Greentree Practice Fields, where the Nike logos are already seem outdated … JUCO TE signs: On the first day of the junior college signing period, Miami landed Jerome Washington, the top-ranked JUCO tight end in the nation. Washington, listed at 6-foot-5 and 255 pounds, will enroll in January and have four years of eligibility. Washington, rated four...
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December 17, 2014

JUCO TE Jerome Washington signs NLI to play for Hurricanes

Jerome Washington, a top-ranked junior college tight end, signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of Miami. Washington will be tasked with replacing John Mackey Award finalist Clive Walford, who graduates as the program's all-time leader in receptions, yardage and touchdowns for a tight end. He joins sophomore Standish Dobard (six catches, 115 yards) and freshman...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Miami Hurricanes Football: 1st Fall Depth Chart Released

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Hurricanes Football Head Coach Al Golden unveiled his team’s 1st depth chart of fall camp this afternoon. The quarterback position has been the subject of much debate this fall, and incoming senior Jake Heaps and true freshman Brad Kaaya have both been named co-starters. Expect this race to not be decided till game week when Miami heads north to face...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes take break from camp to participate in Home Run Derby

On the first break since camp began, University of Miami football players participated in a Home Run Derby Tuesday at the Greentree Practice Fields. Some, like senior defensive lineman Anthony Chickillo and sophomore tight end Standish Dobard, looked more like pitchers with their swings and misses. Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman called his shot before sending a softball over the...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Hurricanes Tight End Standish Dobard Works Out With NFL Star Jimmy Graham, Says Miami Is “Tight End U”

Perhaps the best aspect of being a football player at the University of Miami occurs during the spring and summer time. Former Hurricanes currently playing in the NFL make their way back to campus to work out and train in the program’s facility, often spending time and mentoring the current crop of Miami players.  Former Miami Hurricane and current NFL star Jimmy Graham was doing...
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June 11, 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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