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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2108 NFL Draft: Old soul Kendrick Norton comes from a strong family
 On. Aug. 6, 2015, Kendrick Norton hit the field early, before his teammates, at his first college practice. (Matt Porter/The
               Palm Beach Post) Kendrick Norton is older than most 20-year-olds. He spent a lot of time around his grandparents when he was younger, where he picked up a love for bass fishing, card games
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Posted: 6 hours ago

On. Aug. 6, 2015, Kendrick Norton hit the field early, before his teammates, at his first college practice. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Kendrick Norton is older than most 20-year-olds. He spent a lot of time around his grandparents when he was younger, where he picked up a love for bass fishing, card games ...
Recruiting: 2019 OL Michael Tarquin commits to Miami Hurricanes
 Michael Tarquin (second from left) poses with coach Mark Richt, offensive line coach Stacy Searels and recruiting staffer
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               Richt: QB battle will go ‘all season long’
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               Willis earns spring coaches award
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Michael Tarquin (second from left) poses with coach Mark Richt, offensive line coach Stacy Searels and recruiting staffer Jorge Baez. (Twitter) [ Richt: QB battle will go ‘all season long’ ] [ Willis earns spring coaches award ...
Mark Richt: Miami Hurricanes QB battle to go ‘all season long’
 UM coach Mark Richt talks to quarterback N’Kosi Perry during last Saturday’s scrimmage. CORAL GABLES — Malik Rosier threw a touchdown pass to Darrell Langham in Saturday’s scrimmage, redshirt senior hooking up
            with redshirt senior. Recognizing a blitz, changing the protection and knowing when Langham, who...

Posted: 5 days ago

UM coach Mark Richt talks to quarterback N’Kosi Perry during last Saturday’s scrimmage. CORAL GABLES — Malik Rosier threw a touchdown pass to Darrell Langham in Saturday’s scrimmage, redshirt senior hooking up with redshirt senior. Recognizing a blitz, changing the protection and knowing when Langham, who...
Miami Hurricanes memories shared as greats reunite at HOF ceremony
 Devin Hester (left) and Larry Coker share a laugh before the UM Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Jungle Island in
               Miami on April 19, 2018. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [
            
               Outstanding recruiting news for Miami hoops
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               Devin Hester...

Posted: 7 days ago

Devin Hester (left) and Larry Coker share a laugh before the UM Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Jungle Island in Miami on April 19, 2018. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Outstanding recruiting news for Miami hoops ] [ Devin Hester...
Devin Hester: New NCAA kickoff rule is bad for the game
 Devin Hester (right) is widely considered the best returner in football history. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post) [
            
               Diaz: 2018 Canes ‘might have something’ special
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               McShay: 3 Canes will go in Rounds 3-5
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Devin Hester (right) is widely considered the best returner in football history. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post) [ Diaz: 2018 Canes ‘might have something’ special ]/ [ McShay: 3 Canes will go in Rounds 3-5 ] [ ...
ESPN’s Todd McShay: Three Miami Hurricanes should be drafted in Rounds 3-4-5
 Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman RJ McIntosh (80), defensive lineman Joe Jackson (99) and linebacker Zach McCloud (53) celebrate
               a sack of Toledo Rockets quarterback Logan Woodside (11) at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on September 23, 2017.
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Posted: 8 days ago

Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman RJ McIntosh (80), defensive lineman Joe Jackson (99) and linebacker Zach McCloud (53) celebrate a sack of Toledo Rockets quarterback Logan Woodside (11) at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on September 23, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) [ ...