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Defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski to leave Miami Hurricanes

Defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski to leave Miami Hurricanes

Craig Kuligowski (YouTube) In a stunning development, Miami announced Monday evening that Craig Kuligowski, one of the most respected assistant coaches in college football, is “leaving to pursue other opportunities,” according to a press release. More to come.
Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from 62-55 loss to Syracuse

Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from 62-55 loss to Syracuse

DJ Vasiljevic puts the ball on the floor against Syracuse. (Wilfredo Lee/AP) CORAL GABLES — In an oft-sluggish matchup of middle-of-the-pack ACC teams, Miami lost to Syracuse 62-55 on Saturday in front of a split crowd at the Watsco Center. The Hurricanes, hoping to score from the outside against the Orange’s 2-3 zone defense, shot just 7-of-31 from beyond the ...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from 59-50 loss to No. 1 Virginia

Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from 59-50 loss to No. 1 Virginia

Miami’s Ebuka Izundu goes up for a shot against Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (21) and guard Ty Jerome (11) during the first half on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Coral Gables. (Wilfredo Lee/AP) [ Notre Dame vacates 2012 win over UM ] [ Miami-Virginia basketball preview ] [ ...
Notre Dame vacates 2012 win over Miami, but Miami doesn’t gain the win

Notre Dame vacates 2012 win over Miami, but Miami doesn’t gain the win

Notre Dame’s Everett Golson tackled by (left to right) Miami’s Eddie Johnson, A.J. Highsmith, Kacy Rodgers and Denzel Perryman at Soldier Field in Chicago on Oct. 6, 2012. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) [ Miami-Virginia basketball preview ] [ Malek Young speaks about his injury, his future ]...
Report: Arkansas State may sue Miami for $650K over canceled football game

Report: Arkansas State may sue Miami for $650K over canceled football game

A satellite image of then-Category 5 Hurricane Irma, taken three days before the storm hit South Florida as a weaker system. (NOAA) [ Post feature: Malek Young building a post-football life ] Miami’s decision to cancel a game at Arkansas State in the face of Hurricane Irma may lead to a major lawsuit. KAIT Region 8 News, an ABC affiliate...
Football career over, Miami Hurricanes’ Malek Young searching for next step

Football career over, Miami Hurricanes’ Malek Young searching for next step

Former Miami Hurricanes cornerback Malek Young sits in UM’s Schwartz Center on Friday, Feb. 9, 2017 in Coral Gables. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — Malek Young says he isn’t uncomfortable. The stiff plastic collar he’s wearing tells a different story. It covers his neck, from his chest to his jaw and ears. It prohibits him from turning his head...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: Five takeaways from a 72-70 loss at Boston College

Miami Hurricanes basketball: Five takeaways from a 72-70 loss at Boston College

Boston College’s Ky Bowman, center, battles Miami’s Ja’Quan Newton (0) and Chris Lykes (2) for a loose ball during the first half in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Michael Dwyer/AP) Miami went ice-cold at the worst possible time. The Hurricanes, leading a tight one on the road, lost in as frustrating a manner as possible, missing nine field goal...
Miami Hurricanes football: UM’s10th assistant coach is Jonathan Patke

Miami Hurricanes football: UM’s10th assistant coach is Jonathan Patke

(UM Athletics) [ UM gets its ‘ones’ on signing day ] [ Richt on QBs, transfers ] UM’s 10th assistant coach is Jonathan Patke, who will coach outside linebackers. The school announced the move Thursday. Patke was elevated from a position as a defensive quality control analyst. He will now be able to coach...
Signing day 2018: DT Jordan Miller signs with Miami Hurricanes

Signing day 2018: DT Jordan Miller signs with Miami Hurricanes

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ UM goes 1-for-4 at American Heritage ] [ CB Bethel in, DT Coburn out ] [ WR Ezzard picks Miami ] Defensive tackle Jordan Miller, a three-star prospect from Jacksonville, signed with Miami on Wednesday. Click here...
Signing Day 2018: Miami adds CB Nigel Bethel, but DT Keondre Coburn picks Texas

Signing Day 2018: Miami adds CB Nigel Bethel, but DT Keondre Coburn picks Texas

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Regardless of Wednesday, Miami has a strong class ] Miami added a piece to its secondary Wednesday morning, but did not get a defensive tackle it wanted. Cornerback Nigel Bethel, from Miami Northwestern High, stuck by his commitment to UM and signed a letter of intent. Bethel, a three-star...
2018 NFL draft: Mark Walton among nine Miami Hurricanes invited to NFL combine

2018 NFL draft: Mark Walton among nine Miami Hurricanes invited to NFL combine

Mark Walton carries against Florida State in 2016. (Getty Images) [ Drake came to The U on Monday] Mark Walton will get his shot to show how ready he is for the NFL. Miami’s star running back, who declared for the pros after his injury-ravaged junior season, was one of nine Hurricanes invited to the NFL combine. The league released a full list of invited participants...
Miami Hurricanes basketball is back in the top 25

Miami Hurricanes basketball is back in the top 25

BLACKSBURG, VA – FEBRUARY 3: Miami Hurricanes players stand during the national anthem before a game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Cassell Coliseum on February 3, 2018 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Lauren Rakes/Getty Images) After spending two weeks outside the Associated Press top 25, the Hurricanes are back in. Among ACC teams in the AP poll released...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from UM’s 84-75 win at Virginia Tech

Miami Hurricanes basketball: 5 takeaways from UM’s 84-75 win at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, VA – FEBRUARY 3: Anthony Lawrence II #3 of the Miami Hurricanes shoots against Kerry Blackshear Jr. #24 of the Virginia Tech Hokies in the first half at Cassell Coliseum on February 3, 2018 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Lauren Rakes/Getty Images) The Hurricanes earned a big road win on Saturday, creating some elbow room in the upper-middle...
Miami basketball: Virginia Tech preview, ratings, odds, how to watch, bracketology update

Miami basketball: Virginia Tech preview, ratings, odds, how to watch, bracketology update

Miami guard Lonnie Walker drives to the basket against Pittsburgh. (Getty Images) Virginia Tech always seems to give Miami trouble, and the Hokies are coming home after back-to-back road wins at Notre Dame and Boston College. They’re also feeling great after their upset of then-No. 10 North Carolina last week. Looking at a key February game in the ACC: Records: Miami (16-5, 5-4 ACC)...
Miami Hurricanes recruiting: CB Patrick Surtain scouting report, player profile

Miami Hurricanes recruiting: CB Patrick Surtain scouting report, player profile

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Miami signed the bulk of its highly rated recruiting class some six weeks ago, officially adding 19 players during the early signing period Dec. 20-22. However, the Hurricanes are still on the hunt. In advance of the traditional signing period, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, we look at players UM is...
Miami Hurricanes recruiting: DL Jamarcus Chatman scouting report, player profile

Miami Hurricanes recruiting: DL Jamarcus Chatman scouting report, player profile

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Miami signed the bulk of its highly rated recruiting class some six weeks ago, officially adding 19 players during the early signing period Dec. 20-22. However, the Hurricanes are still on the hunt. In advance of the traditional signing period, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, we look at players UM is...
Miami Hurricanes recruiting: CB Tyson Campbell scouting report, player profile

Miami Hurricanes recruiting: CB Tyson Campbell scouting report, player profile

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Miami signed the bulk of its highly rated recruiting class some six weeks ago, officially adding 19 players during the early signing period Dec. 20-22. However, the Hurricanes are still on the hunt. In advance of the traditional signing period, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, we look at players UM is...
Miami Hurricanes recruiting: WR Marquez Ezzard scouting report, player profile

Miami Hurricanes recruiting: WR Marquez Ezzard scouting report, player profile

(Getty Images photo; illustration, Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Miami signed the bulk of its highly rated recruiting class some six weeks ago, officially adding 19 players during the early signing period Dec. 20-22. However, the Hurricanes are still on the hunt. In advance of the traditional signing period, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, we look at players UM is...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: Pittsburgh a chance for Chris Lykes to shine

Miami Hurricanes basketball: Pittsburgh a chance for Chris Lykes to shine

Chris Lykes (2) rises up for a bucket against North Florida on Nov. 25, 2017. (Getty Images) [ What Bruce Brown injury means for Miami ] Could Chris Lykes be a spark for the Bruce Brown-less Miami basketball team? According to a tweet from national hoops reporter Jon Rothstein, UM coach Jim Larranaga plans to put Lykes in the starting ...
Basketball: Miami Hurricanes G Bruce Brown out six weeks

Basketball: Miami Hurricanes G Bruce Brown out six weeks

Bruce Brown drives toward the UNC basket. (Getty Images) Miami announced Tuesday that one of its best all-around players, sophomore guard Bruce Brown, will miss the next six weeks because of a left foot injury. Brown was hurt in Monday’s practice. He will have surgery. More to come.  Sophomore guard Bruce Brown Jr. will undergo surgery Thursday after sustaining a left-foot injury...
Miami Hurricanes football: How did UM prospects fare at the Senior Bowl?

Miami Hurricanes football: How did UM prospects fare at the Senior Bowl?

CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 02: Braxton Berrios #8 of the Miami Hurricanes walks the field during warm ups against the Clemson Tigers at the ACC Football Championship at Bank of America Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) It was a quiet day for former Miami Hurricanes at the Senior Bowl. Michael Badgley&rsquo...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: Five takeaways from UM’s 103-94 loss at Florida State

Miami Hurricanes basketball: Five takeaways from UM’s 103-94 loss at Florida State

Jim Larranaga (Getty Images) In a defense-optional afternoon in Tallahassee, Miami couldn’t pull out its second consecutive overtime win, falling 103-94 to Florida State. The teams tied at 83 in regulation.  That was thanks to another block in crunch time by Lonnie Walker, who clipped a would-be winner in the final seconds, as he did against Louisville last Wednesday...
Recruiting: Names to know for Miami Hurricanes’ push to signing day 2018

Recruiting: Names to know for Miami Hurricanes’ push to signing day 2018

Mark Richt speaks on a UM-produced coaches’ show in 2017. (YouTube/CanesAllAccess) Even if Miami stops recruiting now, it would still likely sign a top-10 class. That’s based on its work before the Dec. 20-22 early signing period. In that span, UM signed 19 players, five of whom are ranked in the top five nationally at their positions. Eleven were ranked in the top 15, from...
Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes add CB Nigel Bethel, pushing for Tyson Campbell, Patrick Surtain Jr.

Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes add CB Nigel Bethel, pushing for Tyson Campbell, Patrick Surtain Jr.

UM cornerbacks coach Mike Rumph, shown coaching a drill in this image from a 2016 UM-produced video. (YouTube) Miami has added another cornerback to its 2018 recruiting class, and is pushing for two more. Three-star Nigel Bethel, from Miami Northwestern High, announced his commitment Monday evening, adding depth to a group that loses sophomore Malek Young to a career-ending neck injury...
Basketball: Miami Hurricanes fall out of AP top 25 with Louisville looming

Basketball: Miami Hurricanes fall out of AP top 25 with Louisville looming

Jim Larranaga’s team lost its grip on a poll position. (Getty Images) The Hurricanes, who reached as high as No. 6 during an unbeaten start to season, are out of the poll entirely. Miami (14-4, 3-3 ACC) slipped from the Associated Press top 25, the latest edition of which was released Monday. UM began last week with an 83-75 loss to No. 5 Duke on Monday. A tight win on the road...
Former Miami Hurricanes LB Darrion Owens heading to Houston

Former Miami Hurricanes LB Darrion Owens heading to Houston

Darrion Owens during a 2016 Miami practice. (Miami Herald) [ Chad Thomas will play in the Senior Bowl ] [ Grad transfer DT on the way to UM? ] Former Canes linebacker Darrion Owens will reunite with Mark D’Onofrio in Houston. Owens, who left Miami after the season, will play for his former defensive...
What could grad transfer DT Tito Odenigbo bring to Miami Hurricanes?

What could grad transfer DT Tito Odenigbo bring to Miami Hurricanes?

Illinois defensive lineman Tito Odenigbo sits on the bench during a game against Rutgers on Oct. 14, 2017, in Champaign, Ill. Odenigbo is reportedly on his way to Miami as a graduate transfer. (AP) [ Scouting each 2018 Miami opponent, see schedule ] Miami has added a former Illinois defensive tackle as a graduate transfer, according to recruiting...
ACC midweek power rankings

ACC midweek power rankings

Record: 8-11, 0-6 National rank: Unranked Take: Simply put, this is a sad season for a proud Pitt program. It only got worse with the news that senior forward Ryan Luther will miss the remainder of the season with a stress fracture in his right foot. Record: 8-9, 1-4 National rank: Unranked Take: The fans in Winston Salem are turning on Danny Manning, who had received a warm welcome when...
NCAA says Miami’s loss in Orange Bowl counts as a home loss

NCAA says Miami’s loss in Orange Bowl counts as a home loss

  MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 30: A detailed view of Capital One Orange Bowl signage on pylon before the game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) An interesting short item (a brite, in newspaper terms) moved on the Associated Press wire...
Analyzing the 2018 Miami Hurricanes football schedule

Analyzing the 2018 Miami Hurricanes football schedule

[ How the non-conference slate came together ] Miami’s full schedule for the 2018 season, its third under coach  Mark Richt, was released Wednesday. Without further ado, let’s take a look: (Getty Images photo, illustration by Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) 2018 SCHEDULE Sunday, Sept. 2 – vs. LSU (Arlington, Texas) ...
Basketball: Five takeaways from Miami Hurricanes 83-75 Duke Blue Devils

Basketball: Five takeaways from Miami Hurricanes 83-75 Duke Blue Devils

Duke and Marvin Bagley (right) got the better of Miami and Dewan Huell. (Getty Images) CORAL GABLES — The glass half-full view: this loss might make Miami better in March. Perhaps the Hurricanes will have learned by tournament time how to play cohesively on offense, how to share the ball and create opportunities from movement. Maybe Miami will have figured out how to operate...
Miami Hurricanes QB Evan Shirreffs announces plan to transfer

Miami Hurricanes QB Evan Shirreffs announces plan to transfer

In this 2016 photo, Evan Shirreffs (16) sets up to pass during a drill. Malik Rosier (12) and quarterbacks coach Jon Richt are behind him. (Miami Herald) Evan Shirreffs will not be a part of Miami’s impending quarterback battle. Shirreffs, entering his redshirt junior season with UM, announced on Twitter on Monday his intent to transfer. More to come. I want to thank Coach Richt...
Miami Hurricanes basketball falls in AP poll before Duke matchup

Miami Hurricanes basketball falls in AP poll before Duke matchup

Jim Larranaga instructs his team against Florida State. (Getty Images) [ Big collection of NBA talent for Miami-Duke ] The Hurricanes are hanging onto a top-25 spot entering its game against Duke. Miami (13-3, 2-2 ACC) fell seven spots to No. 25 in the AP poll released Monday. UM is 2-2 in its last four games, most recently losing 72-63 at...
A Q&A with N’Kosi Perry, reviewing his Miami Hurricanes freshman year

A Q&A with N’Kosi Perry, reviewing his Miami Hurricanes freshman year

Ahmmon Richards (left) and freshman quarterback N’Kosi Perry pose for a photo during a UM community visit last June. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Previewing Miami’s early enrollees: Offense | Defense ] A few questions for freshman quarterback N’Kosi Perry, who spoke...
Duke, Miami could put six 2018 NBA Draft first-round picks on the same floor

Duke, Miami could put six 2018 NBA Draft first-round picks on the same floor

Dewan Huell (20), DJ Vasiljevic (1), Bruce Brown (11) and Ebuka Izundu (15) have Florida State’s Christ Koumadje surrounded. (Getty Images) Before the season, Bruce Brown and Lonnie Walker were widely projected as lottery picks. While they haven’t been bad, they haven’t exactly lit up the court. Is it too early to sell stock in either or both? A Western...
Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 defensive early enrollees, including Gilbert Frierson, Gurvan Hall, are fast and skilled

Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 defensive early enrollees, including Gilbert Frierson, Gurvan Hall, are fast and skilled

Gurvan Hall, shown running hurdles at Palm Beach Lakes high school in West Palm Beach on April 24, 2017. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post) Most of Miami’s top-10 freshman class signed early — 19 players so far, with a few more on the way next month — and 10 are expected to enroll by the Jan. 16 start of classes. That will let them compete...
Recruiting: High expectations for Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 offensive early enrollees, including Lorenzo Lingard, Jarren Williams

Recruiting: High expectations for Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 offensive early enrollees, including Lorenzo Lingard, Jarren Williams

Five-star running back Lorenzo Lingard is expected to be a big part of Miami’s offense in 2018. (247Sports) Most of Miami’s top-10 freshman class signed early — 19 players so far, with a few more on the way next month — and 10 are expected to enroll by the Jan. 16 start of classes. That will let them compete in early offseason conditioning and spring...
Anticipation already building for Miami-LSU, 2018 kickoff weekend

Anticipation already building for Miami-LSU, 2018 kickoff weekend

A view from Section 409 at AT&T Stadium. (StubHub) [ Canes: highest year-end ranking since ’04 ] [ National title odds for Miami are out ] Miami’s 2018 schedule will be released sometime in the next few weeks. There’s one date already set, and every UM fan should know it...
High-profile college basketball freshmen who have yet to live up to hype

High-profile college basketball freshmen who have yet to live up to hype

They can’t all be Trae Young, Marvin Bagley or DeAndre Ayton. Sometimes freshmen are just freshmen, regardless of the hype they came with. The value of freshmen in college basketball remains ultra-high, the product of most of the sport’s best players moving on to the NBA as soon as possible. That annual talent exodus is offset by the influx from highly rated newcomers...
Miami Hurricanes football ranks 13th in final 2017 poll

Miami Hurricanes football ranks 13th in final 2017 poll

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 30: Chad Thomas #9 of the Miami Hurricanes reacts during the first quarter of the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl against the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) [ Odds: Canes hardly a longshot to win it all ] [ ...
Early 2018 national title odds are good for Miami Hurricanes

Early 2018 national title odds are good for Miami Hurricanes

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – NOVEMBER 18: Head coach Mark Richt of the Miami Hurricanes looks on during a game against the Virginia Cavaliers at Hard Rock Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) [ Norton, McIntosh say they’re going pro ] [ Richt makes final pitch...
Report: Miami Hurricanes transfer DJ Johnson picks Oregon

Report: Miami Hurricanes transfer DJ Johnson picks Oregon

DJ Johnson (247Sports) [ Norton going pro; McIntosh yet to announce ] [ Richt makes final pitch to DTs Norton, McIntosh ] [ How will injury affect Walton’s NFL Draft stock? ] [ Ed Reed a 2018 college HOFer; Sapp, Lewis wait ] [ ...
Ed Reed selected for 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class

Ed Reed selected for 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class

Former Miami Hurricane Ed Reed on the sidelines during UM’s win over Notre Dame. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) [ Richt makes final pitch to DTs Norton, McIntosh ] [ How will injury affect Walton’s NFL Draft stock? ] [ Looking back at Georgia’s close calls, final days...
Mark Richt, close calls, Faton Bauta and Georgia’s run to a national title game

Mark Richt, close calls, Faton Bauta and Georgia’s run to a national title game

Mark Richt watches Faton Bauta (10) throw before a 2015 game in Jacksonville. (AJC) [ Richt makes final pitch to DTs Norton, McIntosh ] [ How will injury affect Walton’s NFL Draft stock? ] Mark Richt publicly congratulated his former program, Georgia, and its coach, Kirby Smart, whom he considers a friend...
Five takeaways from Miami Hurricanes’ 80-74 win over Florida State

Five takeaways from Miami Hurricanes’ 80-74 win over Florida State

PITTSBURGH, PA – DECEMBER 30: Dewan Huell #20 of the Miami Hurricanes dunks against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the game at Petersen Events Center on December 30, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) [ Is NBA hype distracting Hurricanes? ] CORAL GABLES — Credit Miami for exposing one of college...
Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes TE Brevin Jordan shines in Under Armour All-America Game

Recruiting: Miami Hurricanes TE Brevin Jordan shines in Under Armour All-America Game

Brevin Jordan (Diehards) Five Miami Hurricanes signees participated in the Under Armour All-America Game. None made more of a splash than Brevin Jordan. Jordan, the 6-foot-3, 250-pound tight end from Las Vegas, had a highlight-reel catch for Team Highlight, which won 23-21 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. He started and was one of four captains for his team, lining up in the slot and...
Orange Bowl interceptions weren’t Malik Rosier’s fault, Mark Richt says

Orange Bowl interceptions weren’t Malik Rosier’s fault, Mark Richt says

Malik Rosier looks on before playing in the 2017 Orange Bowl. (Getty Images) [ Richt: WR coach ‘still with’ Miami despite FSU rumors ] [ Leaders starting to emerge for 2018 Canes ] Mark Richt, offering a final review of the Orange Bowl, said he didn’t fault Malik Rosier for his interceptions. Rosier threw...
Mark Richt: WR coach Ron Dugans ‘still with us’ despite FSU rumors

Mark Richt: WR coach Ron Dugans ‘still with us’ despite FSU rumors

  Mike Harley poses with wide receivers coach Ron Dugans during an official visit to campus while Harley was a recruit. (twitter.com/harleyxvi) [ Leaders starting to emerge for 2018 Canes ] Mark Richt chuckled Thursday when asked about rumors that wide receivers coach Ron Dugans is talking to Florida State about joining Willie Taggart&rsquo...
Mark Richt waiting to see which Miami Hurricanes will rise in 2018

Mark Richt waiting to see which Miami Hurricanes will rise in 2018

DeeJay Dallas, shown here rushing for a touchdown in the Orange Bowl, could be a bigger factor in 2018. (Getty Images) [ Former top recruit Johnson leaves Hurricanes ] [ 2017 Canes very good. 2018 Canes hope to be great ] [ 5 Orange Bowl takeaways] It has been five days since Miami’s season...
Former top recruit DJ Johnson to leave Miami Hurricanes

Former top recruit DJ Johnson to leave Miami Hurricanes

UM’s DJ Johnson (1) and Jeff Thomas (4) cool off in a tub of ice water after the second day of University of Miami football camp at Greentree Field on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS) [ Richt issues apology for Orange Bowl outburst ] [ 2017 Canes very good. 2018 Canes hope to be great ...
Mark Richt starts new year by apologizing for Orange Bowl outburst

Mark Richt starts new year by apologizing for Orange Bowl outburst

Mark Richt speaks to an ESPN reporter during a game at Hard Rock Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Post photo) [ 2017 Canes very good. 2018 Canes hope to be great ] [ LB Gordinier steps away from football ] [ What’s next for NFL hopeful Hurricanes?]...

Injuries cause Miami Hurricanes LB Jamie Gordinier to leave football

  After two reconstructive knee surgeries and other injuries, Jamie Gordinier is done playing football. On Sunday, the redshirt sophomore linebacker from New Jersey posted a note on social media explaining his decision. “I’ve made the decision that this season was my last,” Gordinier wrote on Twitter (later deleted) and Instagram. “this was...
The 2017 Miami Hurricanes were very good. The 2018 team hopes to be great

The 2017 Miami Hurricanes were very good. The 2018 team hopes to be great

Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt observes the team during warmups before the Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Saturday, December 30, 2017. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) [ LB Gordinier steps away from football ] [ What’s next for NFL hopeful Hurricanes?] [ ...
Mark Richt: uncalled holds in Orange Bowl ‘a shame’; Miami DL heated

Mark Richt: uncalled holds in Orange Bowl ‘a shame’; Miami DL heated

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 30: Head coach Mark Richt of the Miami Hurricanes looks on during the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl against the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) MIAMI GARDENS — Mark Richt was hot at halftime, and still cooking after after the Orange...
2017 Orange Bowl: What’s next for Miami Hurricanes with NFL Draft potential?

2017 Orange Bowl: What’s next for Miami Hurricanes with NFL Draft potential?

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 30: Chad Thomas #9 of the Miami Hurricanes reacts during the first quarter of the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl against the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Chad Thomas [ Five takeaways from Miami&rsquo...
Wisconsin’s Orange Bowl MVP Alex Hornibrook unchained vs. Miami defense

Wisconsin’s Orange Bowl MVP Alex Hornibrook unchained vs. Miami defense

MIAMI GARDENS — When the Miami Hurricanes forced a Wisconsin Badgers turnover on their first drive and celebrated with the Turnover Chain, the night was set in motion. From that point on, as the Hurricanes danced on the sideline and flashed their golden jewelry, Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook knew there was no margin for error. *Takeaways from UM’s loss to Wisconsin *Orange...
Canes’ season ends on 3-game losing streak but Richt isn’t finished

Canes’ season ends on 3-game losing streak but Richt isn’t finished

Miami’s bounceback season got pushed back into the Hurricanes’ faces Saturday night. Three straight losses is no way to finish a monster run, even if the last of them comes in the Orange Bowl and against the No. 6 team in the nation, Wisconsin. *Orange Bowl Photo gallery Clanging a field goal off the upright from 24 yards is no way to preserve an undefeated record at Hard Rock Stadium...
2017 Orange Bowl: Five takeaways from No. 10 Miami’s 34-24 loss to No. 6 Wisconsin

2017 Orange Bowl: Five takeaways from No. 10 Miami’s 34-24 loss to No. 6 Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor picks up yardage during the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Getty Images) [ Live blog: 2017 Orange Bowl, as it happened ] MIAMI GARDENS — The roller-coaster ride that was the 2017 Hurricanes, is over. Five takeaways from 10th-ranked UM&rsquo...
2017 Orange Bowl: Should Mark Richt have been ejected for contacting official?

2017 Orange Bowl: Should Mark Richt have been ejected for contacting official?

Mark Richt (Getty Images) [ Live updates from the Orange Bowl ] MIAMI GARDENS — During a pre-scheduled halftime interview with ESPN’s Molly McGrath, a heated Mark Richt was asked what got him hot. His reply: “If you watch the tape, you’ll see.” Then he jogged away. Richt was evidently miffed over a missed holding...
2017 Orange Bowl: Live updates, No. 10 Miami Hurricanes vs. No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers

2017 Orange Bowl: Live updates, No. 10 Miami Hurricanes vs. No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers

A panoramic shot of hard Rock Stadium before the 2017 Orange Bowl in Miami Gardens. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) MIAMI GARDENS — Keep it locked here for updates from the 2017 Orange Bowl, where the 10th-ranked Hurricanes (10-2) will play the sixth-ranked Badgers (12-1) in one of college football’s marquee bowl games. Pregame updates 6:23 p.m. — The Post (well...
Miami needs Turnover Chain, home turf to beat Wisconsin in Orange Bowl

Miami needs Turnover Chain, home turf to beat Wisconsin in Orange Bowl

To be left just outside the College Football Playoff field is a vicious thing. It happened to Miami and Wisconsin this year, which potentially makes this Saturday night Orange Bowl match between the two as bittersweet and wobbly as any New Year’s countdown could be. The Hurricanes are particularly worrisome, coming off a 38-3 mauling by Clemson in the ACC title game and trying to refit and refuel...
Mark Richt previews Orange Bowl

Mark Richt previews Orange Bowl

(Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) FORT LAUDERDALE — Live updates from Mark Richt’s press conference to come.
Palm Beach Central alum Kc McDermott cherishes final days as Hurricane

Palm Beach Central alum Kc McDermott cherishes final days as Hurricane

As Miami Hurricanes left tackle Kc McDermott hit the field on Tuesday afternoon, the senior was stuck with a sudden realization. Tuesday would be McDermott’s final full-padded practice, Wednesday his final padded practice, and Thursday — two days before the No. 10-ranked Hurricanes host the No. 6-ranked Wisconsin Badgers in Saturday’s Orange Bowl — was his final practice as...
Rosier ready for immediate, future challenges as Miami’s quarterback

Rosier ready for immediate, future challenges as Miami’s quarterback

Malik Rosier, who has won 11 of 13 career starts as Miami’s quarterback, leads the Hurricanes against Wisconsin in the Orange Bowl Saturday night. Good stuff, right? Not good enough for many fans who were over the moon about Miami’s 10-0 start and are now seeking someone to blame for those gruesome losses to Pittsburgh and Clemson on the threshold of a possible College Football Playoff...
Malik Rosier isn’t ready to give up his job and has fought through shoulder pain to prove it

Malik Rosier isn’t ready to give up his job and has fought through shoulder pain to prove it

Malik Rosier, who has won 11 of 13 career starts as Miami’s quarterback, leads the Hurricanes against Wisconsin in the Orange Bowl Saturday night. Good stuff, right? Malik Rosier of the Miami Hurricanes rushes against the Pittsburgh Panthers on November 24, 2017 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) Not good enough for...
Miami Hurricanes WR Braxton Berrios takes pride in impact on community

Miami Hurricanes WR Braxton Berrios takes pride in impact on community

Braxton Berrios is fine with the recognition that comes with being a Miami Hurricanes star. When Christmas Day arrived Monday, caring about touchdowns and Twitter followers took a backseat when Berrios received word of a young Miami fan crying in elation about receiving a ball the senior had signed for him. *More Hurricanes stories *Read the Canes Watch blog “We were all kids at one point and...
Ex-Oxbridge star Travis Homer quietly helped save Hurricanes’ season

Ex-Oxbridge star Travis Homer quietly helped save Hurricanes’ season

When Travis Homer talks, the entire room listens. It’s not because Homer gives great anecdotes or thoroughly explains the strengths and weaknesses that come with facing a team playing a Cover 2 defense to stop the option. Homer’s words grab attention because the Miami Hurricanes’ sophomore running back is naturally quiet. But on a Hurricanes team that has lost several key offensive...
Miami Hurricanes know they must bring Wisconsin’s 1,847-yard freshman down to earth

Miami Hurricanes know they must bring Wisconsin’s 1,847-yard freshman down to earth

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor picks up yardage against Minnesota in a 31-0 victory for the Badgers. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) FORT LAUDERDALE — The puns and metaphors don’t require much thought. They virtually write themselves when it comes to Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor. Here’s a guy who almost didn’t wind up in Madison...
Miami Hurricanes LB Shaq Quarterman moves past ACC title game loss

Miami Hurricanes LB Shaq Quarterman moves past ACC title game loss

As much as Shaq Quarterman wanted to leave the field after a 37-3 loss to Clemson in the ACC Championship Game, the sophomore linebacker couldn’t tear his eyes from the celebration. “We’re shaking hands with the Clemson guys and I just had to watch them celebrate that championship because we were so close,” said Quarterman, who ranks second on the Hurricanes with 76 tackles...
More happy returns as MVP Jaquan Johnson confirms he’ll be a Miami Hurricane in 2018

More happy returns as MVP Jaquan Johnson confirms he’ll be a Miami Hurricane in 2018

Miami Hurricanes defensive back Jaquan Johnson (4) returns an interception for a third quarter touchdown for the University of Miami Hurricanes vs. Virginia. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS) FORT LAUDERDALE — When trying to determine his career path, University of Miami safety Jaquan Johnson took a cue from someone once in his shoes. And not a bad person to take a cue from...

2017 Orange Bowl: Winning “backyard” bowl motivates Miami Hurricanes

When the Miami Hurricanes take the field for Saturday night’s Orange Bowl, the experience will be different only in name. For the seventh time this season, the No. 10-ranked Hurricanes (11-2) will play in Hard Rock Stadium, hosting the No. 6-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (12-1) in what is officially a neutral-site game. Unofficially, Saturday is another home game for the Hurricanes in a...
College football tickets: Big bowls demand big bucks

College football tickets: Big bowls demand big bucks

Bowl season is well underway, with games having started on Dec. 16 and running into January. There’s something for everyone during that time, but the big games are what will draw the most attention and command the highest price for a ticket. Between Dec. 29 and Jan. 8 are the New Year’s Six games and the College Football Playoffs, seven total contests pitting the ...
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