USA TODAY calls FSU, Miami fan bases overrated

On Wednesday, USA TODAY Sports released a list of the top-10 most overrated college football fan bases and Florida State took the top spot, with the Seminoles' archrival, Miami, coming in at No. 9. The publication attacked FSU fans for using the Tomahawk Chop, calling it the “worst thing in sports.” Here is the rest of what it had to say about the FSU fan base: “I’m not going...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronnie Hillman is rising to the occasion

C.J. Anderson took command of the starting running back job in Denver with a 167-yard breakout performance on Nov. 23, 2014, which included the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins. Anderson entered 2015 training camp a freshly-minted Pro Bowler and the first definitive number one back in Denver in since Willis McGahee left town. So why are reporters...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: adidas sending Yeezys to former Miami players

Thanks to the new relationship between the Miami Hurricanes and adidas, some former players are getting a very nice gift. According to ex-Hurricanes running back Willis McGahee, adidas is sending out pairs of Kanye West’s new Yeezy 350 Boost Low. S/O to @Adidas for sending me these…@MIAMIHURRICANES A photo posted by Willis Mcgahee (@willismcgahee) on Jul 21, 2015 at...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Adidas Is Sending Former Miami Football Players Yeezys

Adidas and Miami is a new relationship but the brand is doing everything it can to make a good first impression.  The apparel company is sending pairs of Kanye West’s Yeezy 350 Boost Low shoes to some of the Hurricanes’ former great players.  Former Miami running back Willis McGahee posted a photo of his on Instagram.    S/O to @Adidas for sending me these…@MIAMIHURRICANES...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

GOT’s Emilia Clarke, Delly Hustle Play & Miley Squeezing Pig

  I’ll probably just sit on the couch tonight and watch Delly hustle play Vines. Some of you might want to watch the Blackhawks-Lightning Game 4. Or maybe you’ll watch some baseball. The unemployed get a U.S. men’s soccer match at 2:30 on FS1. I need a day of rest after last night’s game. Think I’ll order a pizza and get fat.   • Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

This Miami-Virginia Tech game from 2001 produced 62 future NFL players

On Dec. 1, 2001, No. 1 Miami and No. 14 Virginia Tech went head-to-head. The Hurricanes topped the Hokies, 26-24, on that day, but both teams ended up winners in terms of NFL talent production.FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman looked back at that specific game and counted 62 future NFL players on the field.The Hurricanes accounted for 39 of the players who went on to make an NFL team, including...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Ranking the Rookie Running Backs

View image | gettyimages.com In this article we will be ranking the top five fantasy running backs in re-draft PPR leagues. Of course this is pre-draft so things could dramatically change after we find out where these backs land in the 2015 NFL Draft. For now, this is how I’m ranking them. 1. Duke Johnson, Miami Johnson became the all-time leading rusher at “The U” this...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Devalued running backs

A look at how the first round of the last 20 NFL drafts shaped up for running backs: Year: Number of first round picks (First running back drafted, team, pick number) 2014: 0 (Bishop Sankey, Tennessee, 54) 2013: 0 (Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati, 37) 2012: 3 (Trent Richardson, Cleveland, 3) 2011: 1 (Mark Ingram, New Orleans, 28) 2010: 3 (CJ Spiller, Buffalo, 9) 2009: 3 (Knowshon Moreno...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson rewrote history at Miami, plans to do the same in NFL

There's one area of Duke Johnson's game that the 5-foot-9, 207-pound speedster thinks is far more advanced than any other running back in this year's draft class. "I would say that I catch better," the Miami product told FOXSports.com on Tuesday. "I create the biggest mismatch when I'm lined up as a receiver or if I'm running routes out of the backfield." Johnson, who caught 38 balls...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Henley joins Hurricanes, three new commits, Willis McGahee’s new sport

Two days after cornerback Antonio Crawford left the team, the Hurricanes brought in another scholarship defensive back. Nearly a month after signing day, Pompano Beach-Ely senior Terrance Henley signed a letter of intent, becoming the 22nd player in UM’s class of 2015. He will arrive later this summer. As we previously wrote, Henley is a track sprinter who has put up impressive...
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March 02, 2015

The GRID—The Team Sport Version of CrossFit—Explained

CrossFitters are doing it. Firefighters are doing it, too. So are gymnasts and ex-rugby players. Even former NFL running back and two-time Pro Bowler Willis McGahee is trying to get
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

5 best moments between Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots

The Baltimore Ravens will travel to Foxborough to take on the New England Patriots this Saturday in the AFC Divisional Round, as the two teams prepare to meet in the playoffs for the fourth time in six years. The Patriots earned the top seed in the AFC, while the Ravens barely got into the playoffs on the last day of the season before taking out the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

'Canes notes: Miami back at practice, RB Duke Johnson NFL decision upcoming

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- For the first time in two weeks, the University of Miami football team practiced. Players donned helmets rather than lifting weights and opening books. Former UM and NFL great Willis McGahee looked on. When the Hurricanes last took the field, they dropped their third consecutive game in forgettable fashion against the Pittsburgh Panthers in the regular-season...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Running Back Willis McGahee Giving National Rugby League a Try

Former All-Pro running back Willis McGahee, who last played in 2013 with the Cleveland Browns, is apparently planning to try out for the National Rugby Football League. Former Pro Bowl RB Willis McGahee will be taking his talents to…pro rugby. He'll be working out at @TheNRFL Combine Jan 12 in Los Angeles. — Adm Schfter (@AdamSchefter) December 9, 2014 It is being reported...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Le’Ron McClain arrested with over 100 grams of synthetic marijuana

In the most recent case of “former Baltimore Ravens gets arrested,” Le’Ron McClain was arrested in Tuscaloosa and charged with synthetic marijuana trafficking. McClain was part of the three-headed monster at running back that included Ray Rice and Willis McGahee, and was the odd man out.  His most memorable performance came on the Saturday night game in Dallas where he rushed...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Walton reclassified, solid to the “U”

2015 RB Mark Walton has reclassified to the 2015 class, saying “It’s official, everything is 100% done.” Head coach Ice Harris, Jr. also confirmed to CaneInsider that Walton has completed all the paperwork and met the requirements for reclassification. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound back said his verbal to the Hurricanes “is solid.” Walton’s all set academically and he’ll...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens: The History

Over three years and six games, the Baltimore Ravens lead the rivalry over the Cleveland Browns 5 - 1. All though Baltimore has the winning record, the Browns won the last matchup last November 3rd, 24-18 in Cleveland.After digging deep into the last three years of this vicious rivalry, we found some interesting statistics. The first one being of course the Browns quarterback woes...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Duke Johnson moves into 8th place all time at UM in rushing

MIAMI GARDENS — Canes junior running back Duke Johnson moved into eighth place in program history in rushing yards Saturday on a 33-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Johnson, out of Miami Norland, passed Willis McGahee (2,067 yards) on the run that put Miami up 20-7 with 3:12 left in the opening frame en route to a 41-20 non-conference victory over Arkansas State. The 5...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Paging Mr. McGahee, Paging Mr. Willis McGahee

The Denver Broncos are deeper than Jack Handy. Look up and down the roster, and its readily apparent that John Elway, who enters his fourth year as the Broncos executive vice president of football operations, has left no stone unturned. If there were any positions of weakness on a team that went all the way to the Super Bowl last year, Elway addressed them over the offseason. Layer...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

My 2014 Bills Preview: Quarterback edition

There are sports stars and there are sports heroes. While we can look back at the last 14 years of Bills football and find nothing but black holes, the Bills did have tiny bright spots. If we are really forcing the issue, we had some stars… Doug Flutie, Drew Bledsoe, Takeo Spikes, Kyle Williams, CJ Spiller, Stevie Johnson and Willis McGahee. I know when you read those names you...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview – RB: Browns rookie Terrance West wants to start

The Cleveland Browns’ 2013 stable of running backs was horrendous – old guy Willis McGahee led the team with a measly 377 rushing yards. He was followed by Chris Ogbonnaya with 240 yards. GM Ray Farmer addressed the issue in free agency, signing veteran RB Ben Tate from the Houston Texans. Throughout his career, Tate has battled with one of the league’s top running backs in...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy Willis McGahee’s 2011 Porsche Panamera For Just $89,890

  We’re still trying to figure out if this 2011 Porsche Panamera being sold by Willis McGahee is the same Porsche that had…
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrance West signs deal, expected to fill major role

The Cleveland Browns running back situation was laughable at best last season with the team jettison Trent Richardson early and then using Willis McGahee as their lead back. In the end it was Ben Tate who took over the role as the Browns best back despite cracked ribs. Tate rumbled to 771 yards and four touchdowns across 14 games, including seven starts. On Wednesday the Browns...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the Top Five Bills running backs from the past decade

Reports surfaced recently that the Buffalo Bills attempted to trade back in to the second round of the 2014 NFL draft to select former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde. The Bills were not able to make a trade to select Hyde, but instead made a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire running back Bryce Brown. Since the Bills last made the playoffs there have been many problems...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Cardinals Really Be Interested in Willis McGahee?

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Their is a rumor spreading that the Arizona Cardinals may be interested in bringing in Running Back, Willis McGahee.  The Cardinals lost their starting Running Back, Rashard Mendenhall to retirement this off-season, and with the Cardinals not drafting a running back in this year’s class, there may be some credence to this rumor. The Browns gave...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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