Matt Porter

Matt Porter covers the University of Miami’s sports teams for The Palm Beach Post. He previously covered high school, college and pro sports for the Post and The Boston Globe. He is a graduate of Emerson College and a native of Gloucester, Mass. Canes Watch blog

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Mark Richt nearly giddy about promise of Miami’s incoming freshmen
 Hurricanes coach Mark Richt is ecstatic about the potential of wide receiver Mark Pope and many more of Miami’s incoming freshmen.
               (Youtube) Mark Richt can’t stop the notifications from popping up on his phone. “Seven more days,” pings one message. “Five more days,” comes the next, a couple...

11:07 AM Friday, May. 18, 2018

Hurricanes coach Mark Richt is ecstatic about the potential of wide receiver Mark Pope and many more of Miami’s incoming freshmen. (Youtube) Mark Richt can’t stop the notifications from popping up on his phone. “Seven more days,” pings one message. “Five more days,” comes the next, a couple...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman CB Al Blades Jr.
 This graphic produced by Miami shows Al Blades Jr. wearing the No. 7 uniform his father wore at UM. (UM Athletics) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade...

7:46 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

This graphic produced by Miami shows Al Blades Jr. wearing the No. 7 uniform his father wore at UM. (UM Athletics) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman LB Patrick Joyner
 Patrick Joyner (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the...

7:40 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Patrick Joyner (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman DT Nesta Silvera
 Nesta Silvera, who shined last summer at The Opening, drew rave reviews at the Army game practices. (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a...

6:40 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Nesta Silvera, who shined last summer at The Opening, drew rave reviews at the Army game practices. (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman TE Will Mallory
 Will Mallory (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...

6:30 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Will Mallory (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman OL Cleveland Reed
 Cleveland Reed (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the...

6:30 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Cleveland Reed (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman TE Brevin Jordan
 Brevin Jordan (Diehards) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...

5:05 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Brevin Jordan (Diehards) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman WR Marquez Ezzard
 (Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With...

2:25 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman WR Mark Pope
 Mark Pope, considered one of the best wide receivers in the 2018 class, is headed to Miami. (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection...

2:14 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Mark Pope, considered one of the best wide receivers in the 2018 class, is headed to Miami. (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection...
Gould’s grades: Film review, scouting report on Miami Hurricanes freshman FB Realus George
 Realus George (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor 
            Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...

1:54 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

Realus George (247Sports) Ten of Miami’s recruits for 2018 enrolled in January and participated in spring drills in March. At that time, Post contributor  Daniel Gould offered a scouting report for each player, plus a grade, a projection and other interesting tidbits. With another wave of 2018 freshmen on the way...