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April 06, 2012

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UMike

first?

Ohio_Cane

Nice one, UMike!

Glad to see U back, btw.

TheWhat

Bobby Petrino on administrative leave. Evidently he got into a motorcycle accident (hope he fully recovers), but he was caught with Jessica Dorrell, Student-Athlete Development Coordinator for the University of Arkansas. hahahahahahaha.

http://www.inquisitr.com/216427/bobby-petrino-placed-on-leave-after-motorcycle-crash-scandal/

TheWhat

Al Golden is officially creating a pipeline to Lousiana which is great. This is the 3rd player from LA (Gunter, Briscoe). I don't know how much more I can possibly love Al Golden but the love keeps growing (thats what she said).


Hassan

CB Ellis 4 star is the teammate of out new TE commit. He is a good one but smallish.

Our TE is 6'3.75 in HS and 255, so he is a big kid and runs well at that weight. He will get stronger and faster that is for sure. Hargraves is a very impressive HS athlete check his #'s from that same combine below.


http://combines.underarmour.com/football/combines/39

UMike

Ohio..good to be back around lol

TheWhat

One of the problems last season in terms of lack of points was the Offensive line. Against KState, we couldn't even get 1 yard for the winning TD on I believe 4 tries. Time and time again the Oline couldnt get the push they needed to get a much needed 1st down.
Something happened as the season wore on. Either defenses caught up to Fisch's offensive game planning or some of the players started tuning out. I believe it was a mix of both.
the USF and Boston College game were two examples of the seniors just not interested in playing for the U anymore. I do believe that most of the players that left early had by the USF game made up their mind to leave for the NFL and so we got the two lackluster performances to end the season.
If we honestly look at the games last season, there are three games that we actually should have won. Kansas State, Virginia Tech and Boston College. And in my opinion in all 3 cases it was the players fault. I think the coaches put the players in a position to win 9 to 10 games but the players for whatever reason couldn't get it done. Were there questionable calls during the year of course. There always are. But when the game was on the line and we had a chance to win, the players just didnt come through. I hope that begins to change this year.

Ohio_Cane

Gotta agree with everything U said there, TheWhat.

Well said.

TheWhat

The reason I mention Boston College is the fact that we have no business losing to them other than the fact that the players were simply not interested in going out with a bang.

LB

"There is an unwritten rule that I read somewhere."

That's funny, but true.

SOUP

Mike James, RB, Miami

Buzz: With the departure of Lamar Miller, Miami will look to Mike James to lead the Hurricanes rushing attack. Last season, the 5-foot-11, 222-pound back rushed for 275 yards on 72 carries with seven touchdowns as the primary backup to Miller. His performance on the field this spring is earning him rave reviews which can only spell good news for a Miami team looking for playmakers.

SOUP

I don't know how much more I can possibly love Al Golden but the love keeps growing (thats what she said).

Posted by: TheWhat | April 06, 2012 at 09:53 AM

FLAG! ILLEGAL PROCEDURE.

U cannot add a "That's what she said" to your OWN comment. U have to post the comment and then let somebody else post it.

Dude, it's a basic man rule. LOL

SOUP

PLEASE READ AND COMMENT ON THE ARTICLE.

THANK U!

THE CEO

SlingBlade

I'm not sold on happy. We've heard the same rave reviews the last two years.

Wasn't it said that fisch didn't change his play calling from game one to the end of the season. So when the play was called out the defense knew what was coming. That's why there was a decline in offensive numbers at the end of the year.

SlingBlade

Wasn't Coker the CEO?

SOUP

Now another coach has gone astray in Fayetteville, and there’s really no debate on his future. Arkansas can no longer trust Petrino; he lied to his superiors. End of story.

It has nothing to do with an extramarital affair or hiring a mistress on his staff or embarrassing himself and the university. That’s just a sideshow that makes the core of the problem look worse.

If you’re athletic director Jeff Long—a good man put in a tough situation—how can you keep a coach who has lied to you? The obvious inference: What else has Petrino lied about—and what will he lie about again?

Read more: http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/story/2012-04-06/bobby-petrino-wreck-jessica-dorrell-who-arkansas-should-hire-gus-malzahn#ixzz1rGxY7tFK

SOUP

Wasn't it said that fisch didn't change his play calling from game one to the end of the season. So when the play was called out the defense knew what was coming. That's why there was a decline in offensive numbers at the end of the year.

Posted by: SlingBlade | April 06, 2012 at 11:01 AM

U are correct!

That was reported by Da Skreetz.

Hassan

There was a number of problems on offense, From a QB with a noodle arm that did not scare anyone to RB's with no stiff arm that run up the backs of their lineman to WR's that get alligator arms. We had QB's on SR day that could not dive for a 1st down in a crucial situation. I about lost my mind with those guys. We had 6'3 guards playing tackle and Tackles with no motivation riding the pine. With all that being said our Offense was at the top of the NCAA in efficiency, and we had to be because the big issue with the offense that I have written about before is.........

PACE!!!! we had the slowest pace in college last year running only 60 plays a game. This year we might not be Oregon but we can run 70-75 plays a game if Morris/Williams can manage the huddle. The extra 15 plays a game is like 1-2 more drives and that will make a big difference in points. As well as put more pressure on opposing defenses. Another thing on the plus side for us is the QB's having stronger arm's give a receiver a chance to catch the ball and run with it, instead of waiting half a qtr for it to arrive and getting tackled soon as it gets there.

UpNorthCane

Soup i agree with the article on point brother.....

I will be at the Um vs BC game in September!!!! The hurricanes will get their revenge and start an undefeated season !!!!!!!!!!!!

TheWhat

FLAG! ILLEGAL PROCEDURE.

U cannot add a "That's what she said" to your OWN comment. U have to post the comment and then let somebody else post it.

Dude, it's a basic man rule. LOL

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I sensed it was wrong of me when I wrote it but went ahead and did it anyway. Should have listened to my instinct lol.

Since its Friday I'll post a joke (its old but just heard it)

A nude woman looking at herself in the mirror tells her husband, I am old, fat and ugly! I need a compliment from you! He replies, at least your eye site is still perfect.

TheWhat

So Fisch didn't change the play calling all year and yet we still had the chance to win at least 9 games with a physically and mentally weak team? Gotta be excited for the future.

I do believe Fisch will be a great coordinator as he grows into that role. I think he has a very good mind for football and will have this offense humming in no time. I feel the same about coach D'No.

SOUP

I think since the players were in the first year of Fisch's offense they had enough to learn and remember as it was, he didn't want to do any more to confuse them by changing it up at the end of the season.

I think it was Six and Da Skreetz that reported that USF KNEW what plays Miami was going to run based on personnel grouping and formation and the play call or check off at the LOS.

SOUP

Hassan...good talking to you today. Check your email on recruiting.

Hassan

Bushleague.com


We need to get it Soup. It is available I got all kinds of ideas of the lil stories and photo's we can post there lol


BushLeague= That Wakulla team Norland killed in the state champ game.

BushLeague= Any girl that has to Guard Manute Bol's daughter who plays for Baylor.

BushLeague= Orlando Skrib clubs VS. Miami Shake it clubs.

BushLeague= all these new lil pay sites poppin up claiming to be some kind of Miami Insider's lol I been to Greentree and there ain't too many people getting back there to watch practice unless you part of the family and these reports are all just looking for the next scandal looking for a story so they ain't getting access.


P.S SVG=BUSHLEAGUE

j.w.

Liked hte article, SOup- the unwritten rule that I remember from Hurricane lore is that we don't get beat if we score 31 or more. A few years ago our record was something like 135-4 since 1983 in games where we scored that many. But your point is well-taken, 24 should get the job done against most teams.

Hassan


Bush League is the word of the day.


Collins going to FSU's spring game instead of ours when he is committed to us is str8 Bush League.

Terry Porter is now a big time ref in the Yeah you guessed if BUSH LEAGUE. F'ing call in the Feista Bowl was str8 out of the Bush League preseason.

Our DB's off coverage last year......Bush League.

The FB atmosphere at JRS/Landshark/Dolphin/BUSHLEAGUE STADIUM is STR8 Bush League.

The amount of commenter’s we have been getting on this blog lately 50's and 60's after like 3 days of an article up, Bush League. I remember in the early days we would get 1,000 comment articles....

The hood rats that swarmed Orlando during All Star Weekend shakin what they had in every hole in the wall club in this city looking for a ballah....Bush League. The fake Ballah’s with rented whips and fake chains and fake jewelry choppin down those same hoodrats.....AWESOME!!!!! lol

Ohio_Cane

BushLeague= Any girl that has to Guard Manute Bol's daughter who plays for Baylor.

Posted by: Hassan | April 06, 2012 at 01:39 PM
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Brittany Griner? Is that a joke or is it actually Manute Bol's daughter? Lol

SOUP

Isiah Thomas OUT at FIU. FIRED.

Ohio_Cane

Isiah Thomas OUT at FIU. FIRED.

Posted by: SOUP | April 06, 2012 at 02:38 PM
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Wow. Ouch.

Hassan

I love BOL R.I.P

but dude got around bruh, you never saw her daddy at the games, I am just sayin..... lol

CaneRock

OUCH!

Man’s groin burned by bleach poured into his lap

A man’s groin was burned this week after his former girlfriend apparently poured bleach on his lap, police said.
The couple were in a car in Gainesville when the woman pushed him in the face as he was driving, then opened a bottle of bleach and poured, according to a report on gainesville.com.

“Actions caused the victim’s clothes to be soaked with bleach which produced a burning sensation to the victim’s groin,” Gainesville Police Officer Kimano Edwards wrote in the report. “The victim drove a short distance away and had to pull over onto the side of the road to remove his clothing due to the burning sensation caused by the bleach.”

Shanay J. Jackson, 19, of Gainesville, was charged with simple battery, a first-degree misdemeanor, and was being held at the Alachua County jail Thursday.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/06/2734748/mans-groin-burned-by-bleach-poured.html#storylink=cpy

CaneRock

Hmmmm, good thing I cut my own hair:

Cosmetology class barber chair blows up in Deltona

By PATRICIO G. BALONA, Staff writer
April 6, 2012 12:05 AM

DELTONA -- A barber chair blew up and caught fire Thursday in a building at the Deltona campus of Daytona State College, a sheriff's spokesman said.

The incident occurred at 12:08 p.m. at the campus at 2351 Providence Blvd., said sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught.

"It happened in the cosmetology building. A chair blew up and caught fire," Haught said. "The cause of the fire is unknown."

One person was reportedly injured but refused to be transported to the hospital, Haught said.

Hassan

Isiah worked for free there the first year literally, it is pretty bad when you get fired from a job where you work for free lol

Old Skool

Petrino better hope Arkansas doesn't play Stanford next year. Otherwise the Stanford band will probably play every well known song with the name Jessica in it beginning with Mambo 5

A little bit of Monica in my life
A little bit of Erica by my side
A little bit of Rita is all I need
A little bit of Tina is what I see
A little bit of Sandra in the sun
A little bit of Mary all night long
A little bit of Jessica here I am
A little bit of you makes me your man

SOUP

Skool...too funny! Hey, BTW, did U get my email from the other day that I copied U on?

ftmcane

Isiah Thomas OUT at FIU. FIRED.

Posted by: SOUP | April 06, 2012 at 02:38 PM
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Wow. Ouch.

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | April 06, 2012 at 02:45 PM

My buddy was an assistant for another sport. Said Isiah was hardly ever around.

Montreal-Cane

From Greg Cote at the Herald...

SID ROSENBERG STEPS IN LATEST PILE OF S---: WQAM radio personality Sid Rosenberg was back on the air Friday after an early-Wednesday arrest for DUI and driving with a suspended license, and a Thursday mostly spent in jail. Sid has his demons. They have included drugs and gambling. They obviously still include alcohol. I wish him well. Meantime, pending his personal and legal problems, he should not be on the air. It will be an insult to WQAM listeners if he continues to be.

CaneRock

Damn, what the hell was Sid drinking.
On a serious note, this type of ish pisses me off. A couple of kids at my kids former school lost their lives to a drunk driver like this a$$hole.
How you let an a$$hole walk out of an establishment this drunk is beyond me.
Anyways, here's part of the story:

Full details on Sid Rosenberg's arrest; Dolphins and Canes news

FRIDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE:Here's the latest on WQAM host Sid Rosenberg, who was arrested Thursday morning:

Rosenberg was back on the air Friday after spending much of Thursday in jail after being charged with DUI and driving with a suspended license. A check of his license revealed it has been suspended three times.

Asked if he will be suspended, WQAM program director Lee Feldman said, "Not as of right now." WQAM general manager Joe Bell declined to comment beyond saying he would be back on the air.

According to the police report, Rosenberg was arrested at 1:48 a.m. Wednesday morning. He told officers he was coming from Tootsie's gentleman's club and was en route north to Boca Raton, where he lives.

The police report said an officer was called to the scene after Rosenberg was spotted sitting in the driver's side of his vehicle with the door open and the engine running. His car was in the center through lane of 63rd Avenue, obstructing traffic.

Officer Jon Cooke said when he arrived, "I discovered [Rosenberg] laying on the ground behind his vehicle in the fetal position with his fingers in his mouth. He appeared to be attempting to induce himself to vomit. I noticed vomit on his clotches as well as inside and next to the driver door of the vehicle. I noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath. His speech was extremely slurred and he was crying. His face was flush and his eyes were bloodshot."

More from the story here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/2012/04/dolphins-summon-three-top-draft-prospects-and-two-veteran-lbs-um-heat-marlins.html#storylink=cpy

TheWhat

Heard from a radio show that warren sapp is filing for banckruptcy.

Montreal-Cane

Too bad WQAM is UM athletics official broadcaster. No wonder why they don't have an international stream online with the result that thousands of UM alumnis,fans and former Canes can no longer listen to UM football, basketball and baseball outside the US. They may have too many legal fees to pay and WQAM management seems to be narrow minded. At least WVUM the student radio station of UM has an international stream like most radio stations in America.

I remember when Sid Rosenberg sent a bunch of crap and vulgarities to our good friend Solarcane. When you are bad Sid, you attract bad.

Old Skool

Soup

I got ur e-mail. Did you get a response?

CaneRock

Hurricanes gain commitment from Louisiana tight end Standish Dobard

By Chris Hays | Orlando Sentinel

10:24 p.m. EDT, April 4, 2012

Standout tight end Standish Dobard of Edna Karr High School in New Orleans committed to the Miami Hurricanes during an unofficial campus visit to Coral Gables today, according to Dobard's Facebook page.

The 6-foot-5, 235-pound Dobard posted on Facebook, "Im taking my talents to South Beach.. Its all about the U!! Go Miami Hurricanes!!!!"

Dobard was in Orlando in January for the Under Armour All-American Combine and was quite impressive with his pass-catching ability along with his 4.7-second speed in the 40-yard dash.

He's certainly a big load, but it would not be ridiculous for an offense to line him up farther outside than the tight end spot. Al Golden might see fit to use him as a fifth receiver at times when the 'Canes spread things out.

Last season Dobard had 27 catches for 339 yards and four touchdowns for Edna Carr.

More from the article here:
http://www.sunsentinel.com/sports/highschool/recruiting/os-recruiting-standish-dobard-commits-miami20120404,0,5158101.story

Montreal-Cane

Canes despite 2 errors lead UNC 3-0 in the 5th.

SOUP

I got ur e-mail. Did you get a response?

Posted by: Old Skool | April 06, 2012 at 07:43 PM

NONE

SOUP

BOOMSHAKALAKA! THE CAPTAIN DOES IT AGAIN! Three-run homerun for O'Brien over the scoreboard in left, #Canes take an 8-0 LEAD!

Montreal-Cane

O'Brien just hit one of the longest homer ever at Mark Light-Alex Rodriguez Park...Good to see the Canes crushing UNC
8-0 in the 8th

Montreal-Cane

Confidence builder for the Canes if they can win at least 2 out of 3 against #3 UNC

Final your Miami Hurricanes 8 and the baby powder blue UNC 0

SOUP

Monty...good call AND GO CANES!!!

Montreal-Cane

Canes 8 UNC 0 Excellent performance By Eric Erickson...

From Hurricanes Sports

As the Hurricanes bats got going, Erickson utilized his vicious offspeed repertoire to keep the Heels hitters off balance. Erickson retired 11 straight batters after a double in the first inning, until UNC second baseman Mike Zolk reached via error in the fifth inning. Erickson finsihed the night in typically effective fashion, needing only 90 pitches to get through seven innings of work. He allowed only four hits, walked none and struck out five.

j.w.

Thanx for the baseball updates, guys- was at my kid's softball game tonight (she hit hte game-tying double!!!)

SlingBlade

congrats j dub...its nice to see your kids enjoying life through competition

4-Real

According 2 t.o.s. Avery Johnson, younger brother of Patrick Peterson wants 2 come 2 Um. Been tweeting back & forth with the Duke.

canesteeler

4real, if he can ball like his brother, come on down!

UMike

Avery Johnson ‏ - True Fact Tracy Howard will be a 1st round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft

Randy duke johnson ‏ - @AveryAj2 yea but its gonna b a while b4 u can really enroll....

Randy duke johnson ‏ - “@AveryAj2: he said jan next year........

Randy duke johnson ‏ - “@AveryAj2: ikr.....I was told that u can't enroll u just have to wait till jan

Randy duke johnson ‏ - “@AveryAj2: so talk it over with ya ppls n c what they think you kno we want u....

Randy duke johnson ‏ - @AveryAj2 idk just ask around and see what's up....ask ya high school coach

UMike

I wonder if any of that is illegal in the eyes of the NCAA...when Duke said "he" said jan next year...if that was Golden, is that tampering or something since Johnson has signed already with LSU? Weird

SOUP

UMike...the "he" in question here is Duke's HS coach.

UMike

I wonder what happened..cause he is signed already to LSU..maybe they didnt have any other jobs for any other family members? lol

WindyCane-Forecast1

Fisch did a solid job in eliminating mistakes last year. The offense was more explosive the previous year under Whipple, but turnovers and lack of execution killed the Canes. The major problem I saw with the Fisch offense was that Jacory had a weak arm and telegraphed his throws.

When I watched the games live, I always thought that Jacory left a few plays on the field. There were a lot of throws he did not make or could not make because he didn't see it or could not execute it without making a mistake. Jacory might be the weakest arm QB I have seen at UM, and he never put in enough work to improve until his senior year.

This year Morris will need to improve. I thought he was a little behind Jacory last year due to maturity and mistakes, but hopefully, he has learned and progressed. I had high hopes for Williams, but after watching him play, I think he is a little behind Morris right now. He still has a chance to improve by the Fall camp.

When it comes to scoring and point differential, defense and special teams can be as important as offense. More big, explosive plays in the three phases are needed to produce bigger point spreads.

On defense, the Canes will need more turnovers and they need to be disciplined, stronger and better conditioned. I have seen some positive signs this spring that th Canes D can be really good and also can force turnovers this year, so that could lead to easy scores.

On offense, the big, talented offensive line has to play a lot better this year. They will need to blow people off the ball or the Canes offense will not be successful for Fisch. The offensive line should have been more productive last year than they were. When they play well, it opens things up for the playmakers.

The Canes will need new playmakers to step up and produce the big-play element for Fisch. I think Duke, Scott, Dallas, Dorsett and productive play (50-60 receptions) from the TEs, Mike James and Hurns will help produce some big plays. Then, they need good QB play.

Special teams also need to be explosive. More long kickoff returns and punt returns are needed. Dorsett and Dallas could be solid, but Duke might be better at producing more explosive plays on kick returns. The more touches he gets, the better. Kick coverage is much better under Golden.

In the second year under Golden, I think Fisch will produce more points this year because of more big plays in all three phases.

SOUP

I wonder what happened..cause he is signed already to LSU..maybe they didnt have any other jobs for any other family members? lol

Posted by: UMike | April 07, 2012 at 10:31 AM

I think they exceeded the SEC salary cap for players signed in 2012.

SOUP

Windy...good post. Morris' problem last year was his level of dedication and maturity. He never got the playbook down according to several sources. Has he fixed that? We will soon find out. I agree that he appears to be above Williams physically especially in arm strength.

I agree with U on defensive turnovers, scores and special teams getting into the mix. When was the last time we blocked a punt for a quick six?

WindyCane-Forecast1

Good article. 10-2 is optimistic but possible, and might be good enough to win the ACC. I like Fisch, but he cannot do it alone. Fisch needs some playmakers.

VA Cane

Saw where FAT AZZ SAPP a real SAPP filed Chapter 7. Good. I hate that guy; when he played at UM, TB, and Oakland. Not a good enough person to ever wear UM or Oakland colors. A big fat jerk...JMO.

I bet Vilma gets some time off. A good player, bad situation...I like JV.

Glad Isiah is gone too...another jerk. I thought it was gross him and Magic kissing like that before a game....thats not friendship, thats just plain wierd. JMO

3G Cane

According 2 t.o.s. Avery Johnson, younger brother of Patrick Peterson wants 2 come 2 Um. Been tweeting back & forth with the Duke.

Posted by: 4-Real
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Do not want. Besides the obvious red flags, we have enough WR's coming in this summer.

orange 'n green in the vein

About the only way the addition of Avery Johnson makes sense is if he's going to the NCAA with the improprieties he witnessed in his older brother's recruitment, other than that, how is he getting on the field?

SlingBlade

avery johnsons twitter page...looks like he really wants in..

http://twitter.com/#!/AveryAj2/status/188689021365526528/photo/1

CaneRock

Checking out Dolphins' pass-rushing options; lots of Heat; UM, Marlins chatter

SUNDAY BUZZ COLUMN

Barry Jackson

### Cane-on-Cane crime: Jeremy Shockey reportedly wants an apology and is considering legal action against fellow Warren Sapp, whose accused Shockey of being “the snitch” who revealed the Saints’ bounty program. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Shockey wasn’t the source. “Warren should not have done that,” ex-Cane Bryant McKinnie said. “It wasn’t accurate, and I wouldn’t expect him to throw another Cane under the bus.”

### Miami is "at the top of the list" for Kevin Olsen, the seventh-ranked quarterback in the Class of 2013, with Auburn, Wisconsin and South Carolina the other contenders, according to his father and New Jersey high school coach, Chris Olsen. Kevin's brother is former UM tight end Greg Olsen.

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/2012/04/checking-out-dolphins-pass-rushing-options-heat-marlins-um-chatter.html#storylink=cpy

TheWhat

240 pairs of Jordan shoes? Rule of thumb to warren sapp. Just cause you can afford it doesn't mean you should buy it. How do you make over 100k a month and are in debt?
I think every highschool and college in the US should make financial management a mandatory class for everyone to take. It's one of the most important things anyone of us can ever learn and unfortunately for most of us it's a lesson we learn too late. If the credit card companies can hand out credit cards like its candy to college kids and up then personal financial management should be required. I remember credit card companies setting up booths at my college signing kids up for credit cards. Kids who had no idea what it meant to use a credit card or what interest meant on that card.

I went on a tangent but I think learning personal financial responsibility through courses in highschool and college will help not just athletes but everyone when they enter the real world. In terms of athletes you can't just give a poor kid who had nothing most of his life millions of dollars, sit him through some nfl sanctioned program for finances and expect him to save his money. It's got to be more than that at least when in an athletes first year.

CGNC

Soup, read the article and don't want to comment on it - LOL - the last however many seasons have been disappointing enough. We were never going to be 10-2 with that D we had last year especially the first 4-5 games. You can tell what separates coaches by those who know how to adjust

SlingBlade

any update on the baseball team?

SOUP

UNC 2, UM 0 bottom of the sixth.

Ohio_Cane

CGNC, still worried about the Pens? ;-)

SOUP

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