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December 13, 2012

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laquinton

lets go Brandon

Montreal-Cane

FSU losing 4 coaches in a few days...Hummm...

Something wrong at FSU.


I hope Brandon will increase his stocks in being selected in the 88th East-West Shrine Game.

laquinton

drafting experts say he is 7th round material. i say he will do good this game and have a awesome ccombine and will boost his stock

86Cane

Monty...I am not sure IF something is wrong at FSU? There certainly COULD be something waiting to drop (recruiting violations?) but it could just be success that results in promotions and changes also. Winning can do that, and that is what we need to start doing again, and SOON!

86Cane

Laq...I see McGee going in the fifth round but some had him as low as the 7th and others as high as the 3rd round based on speed/size and combine numbers alone?

Montreal-Cane

Brandon had his best season in 2012 and was a leader on the team. I wish him the very best.

86Cane

In Fall Commencement ceremonies held Thursday at BankUnited Center, 10 University of Miami student-athletes from five sports earned their bachelor’s degrees.

Included in Thursday’s graduates were six football players (AJ Highsmith, Mike James, Davon Johnson, Ben Jones, Brandon McGee, Curtis Porter), one soccer player (Kate Howarth), one men’s basketball player (Reggie Johnson), one rower (Katie Stanzilis) and one volleyball player (Nrithya Sundararaman).

Dyron Dye walked in Thursday’s ceremony, but will graduate in May. Both Reggie Johnson and Stanzilis walked during the May 2012 Commencement exercises.

Another group of 50 student-athletes is slated to graduate during Spring Commencement exercises in May.

“Graduation Day is a celebration for not only our student-athletes and their families,” Associate AD for Academic Services David Wyman said, “But for our whole community that has watched our Hurricanes give their very best effort in school and in their sport.

“Today we honor them for all their commitment and contributions they made to our tremendous university and join them in celebrating their academic success,” Wyman said.

j.w.

Damn, missed all the fun today with assignments to finish and a holiday party! So, Golden isn't interested in Wisky, D'Onofrio is a finalist for Temple's HC job (somewhere OGV is praying like there's no tomorrow!), we don't have a lot of faith in some of our draft-eligible guys, and F$U is going through what was arguably a really good staff for reaons unknown. Did I miss anything?
My thoughts on FSU- I think the coaches are getting promotions, essentially, but I also think they know last year's team was their best shot for a couple of years. Jimbo may be pushing some of the guys he thinks underachieved out as well. So, I see many reasons for all their defections.

Terrance Sullivan

Happy for Brandon wishing the young man all the best. Where is Mike James playing at for an all star game?

laquinton

most likely the senior bowl

Usagainsttheworld

D'no goes, bring back Randy for D-coordinator.

86Cane

Senior Bowl roster so far, 37 players announced, 15 more due on 12/19:

http://www.seniorbowl.com/files/Senior%20Bowl%20release%2012-12.pdf

86Cane

D'no goes, bring back Randy for D-coordinator.

Posted by: Usagainsttheworld | December 13, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Puff, puff...pass.

Terrance Sullivan

Great stuff peeps.

roachcane77

Good luck Brandon & D'No... hope you BOTH get "picked up" early!

laquinton

randy is never coming back.. ever

Pre83

What the hell is up with Joe Fennell and Western Kentucky?!
How the hell does Western Kentucky!, come to Fort Myers and steal a blue chip prospect...

Posted by: CaneRock | December 13, 2012 at 09:23 AM

Didn't Bobby Petrino just accept the HC position there? That could explain it.

TonyCane

FSU will offer the defensive coordinator position to Rex Ryan. Ryan will agree only if they sign his brother too.

86Cane

Hassan and UMike...check email. It's ALL good and thanks for understanding.

TonyCane

What the hell is up with Joe Fennell and Western Kentucky?!
How the hell does Western Kentucky!, come to Fort Myers and steal a blue chip prospect...

Posted by: CaneRock | December 13, 2012 at 09:23 AM

Moonshine?

Pre83

Not sure what happened to my post.

Anyway, sometimes it's difficult to understand the reason(s) the underclassmen declare for the draft rather than returning for their final season.

Although he didn't get drafted, my hats off to him for making the best of his situation:

DL Forston draws attention
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

In what seems like a strong indication of how highly the Patriots' coaching staff viewed the Texans' defensive line talent, and how limiting them was crucial on Monday night, three d-linemen were named practice players of the week.

Rookies Jake Bequette (3rd round, Arkansas), Justin Francis (free agent, Rutgers) and Marcus Forston (free agent, Miami) were three of the four award winners. They were joined by running back Shane Vereen, who was a winner for the second week in a row (he must have nicely simulated Arian Foster).

The practice players of the week are players that the coaching staff feels best prepared the team in the days leading up to a victory.

Let's focus on Forston, who is on the practice squad, as he could be a candidate to fill the team's open spot on the 53-man roster.

The Patriots were a little thin on the interior in Monday's win over the Texans, with only Vince Wilfork, Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love dressing. If they are eyeing another layer of depth, Forston (6-3, 305) would be a natural candidate.

Earlier this year, Forston had been doubling up by playing offensive line on the scout team when the Patriots had a run of injuries, which was another reason he was recognized for his practice work.

Forston made the club out of training camp and has appeared in one regular-season game this season, logging eight snaps vs. the Ravens on Sept. 23. He was waived Sept. 26 and re-signed to the practice squad after clearing waivers.

Pre83

86 -

Not sure if there are any issues with the blob working properly, but I've posted a comment about six times and nothing shows up.

Just FYI.

Montreal-Cane

The best news of the day: From SMD

"Golden, who was out recruiting Thursday, has repeatedly said he loves it at Miami and is staying.

Chris Freet, the UM associate athletic director for communications and marketing, called the tweets preposterous,’’ and said Golden was not pleased.

Freet said UM interim athletic director Blake James spoke to Golden about it.
Al isn’t going anywhere,’’ Freet said. He’s 100 percent committed here.’’

Golden was awarded a contract extension a year ago. His contract runs through Feb. 1, 2020.

Montreal-Cane

Solar my man the only way we are going to be ranked early in the season is when we will beat Florida. I can't wait!

Montreal-Cane

soup what do you think about the non conference schedule with the exception of the Florida game?

Non conference football schedule 2013

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/2012/12/um-sets-non-conference-football-schedule.html

86Cane

THESE WERE THE EARLY DAYS OF CANESPACE:

CANESPACE: So your first year at Miami you were a Cornerback?

ROHAN MARLEY: Yeah, my first year we were playing cover 2. I'm the trail, the safety's got the deep man. They used me as a cornerback jumping the underneath route. If you saw me chasing the deep guy, he's not my responsibility [refrences a play in the FSU game]. It wasn't long before I was moved to LB because I loved to hit and they couldn't block me.

CANESPACE: So how did you end up with #2?

MARLEY: Charlie Pharms had it and told me I had be in on every tackle in the toilet bowl. First couple of plays were run plays, I came in from the CB position. I loved to hit. I hit Warren Sapp, I hit everyone in that game.

SPACE: Who made you a Linebacker?

MARLEY: My first day of practice Coach Soldinger moved me to LB, I thought I was a decent CB. Linebacker? So I go 7-on-7 and it's run, run, run all run. Oh, man I'm eating it up, they couldn't block me. I move up to 2nd string, they still couldn't block me! End of story. After practice, I'm coming back to the locker room and Warren Sapp says to me, "Rohan they were fucking with you, you should have always been a LB!"

86Cane

Pre83...found, retrieved, saved and posted your comment above at 11:25 PM.

86Cane

The Asked to follow posting guidelines:

Truth
JSQ

NEITHER ONE COULD BECAUSE IT WAS ALL ABOUT THEM. YEAH AND HOW DID THAT TURN OUT?

The bloggers this blog isn't about but I think it is because I have an agenda that nobody cares about:

Canez1: Cares more about T&A than Canes
PB: Hardly ever comments anyway
Six: Left blogging 99% of the time
bg1906: arrogant know it all who doesn't!
canescanescanes: ???
Autumn: Not even a LOL
canechic: Crazy mood swings, jus sayin
Solar: still here
OGV: still here
Hassan: still here
UMike: still here
Esteban: Good guy, sad to see him go
shwarma5: good riddance
Hurriphin: whatever

Tonycane

Still here too!

Pre83

86 -

Gracias! Sorry for any trouble - couldn't figure out what was happening.

Thanks, too, for the trip down memory lane with some of the names I haven't seen in forever! Crazy.

Some other I thought of were:

Ron Mexico
Mary (alumni gal)
J
mephistophiles
Calvin
Cavalier

I hope all is ok with Esteban, Six, and VA Cane.

Montreal-Cane

Bond Talks about Coaches Visit last night.

by

Tito Benach

Published on 12-14-2012 12:52 AM

2013 JUCO LB Devante Bond got a big visit from Miami Head Coach Al Golden and Defensive Line coach Jethro Franklin on Thursday night. Bond was honored that both coaches came all the way to California to speak with him.

It definitely shows that they are interested, that they really want me because that is pretty far. So them doing that shows me a lot, as far as how interested they are with me.

Al Golden is the man!

BigWindyCane1

drafting experts say [Brandon McGee] is 7th round material. i say he will do good this game and have a awesome ccombine and will boost his stock

Posted by: laquinton | December 13, 2012 at 10:07 PM

I agree 100%. Over the last few years, I noticed that each year a small group of DBs run 4.4 or better, and any DB that runs in the 4.3s will almost always get drafted by the end third round. If McGee runs in the 4.3s like they say he can, he will definitely shoot up higher on the draft boards because he improved his tackling and became much stronger and agressive under U-tough.

McGee will play on Sundays.

LB

I'm still around.

raizecane

Got a text from Canechic last night and her daughter graduated from UM along with 2 of the Seminole 3 (Ray Ray and Dryon). Kudos to all who got a degree from UM.

Ohio_Cane

D'No haters, rejoice:

SMD - Reports: #UM #Canes DC D'Onofrio is finalist for Temple head-coaching job http://bit.ly/WbmyL2

Ohio_Cane

D'No haters, cry:

D'Onofrio pulls out of Temple search and will stay at Miami, sources tell CaneSport. See http://CaneSport.com

Who to believe? LOL

Ohio_Cane

Gio Bernard declaring for the NFL.

D'No's job vs UNC just got easier...

Ohio_Cane

Blah...

Peter Ariz: After announcing yesterday that he would be visiting Miami this weekend, JuCo DL Lavon Hooks has cancelled a visit to Miami for the second week in a row. I just asked him why he didn't make it to Auburn today and he told me he would be there on Sunday. So I said, "Will you be at Miami on Friday and Saturday?," and he responded "no sir."

Then I asked one more time if he would be visiting Miami at all and he responded, "no sir"

laquinton

diva much.. makes you wonder what auburn said to him. ohhh welll on to the next

laquinton

game 4 was make or break for d'no this coming season. that bend but dont break defense is terrible. why be a off based 3-4 defense if you are gonna sitback and be picked apart by every damn offense we face ? if he were to leave i would llove to see a attacking defense ala like the ravens or steelers.. i want a coach like coach yoast in remember the titans.. blitz allll night.

Ohio_Cane

SMD - Confirmed by someone close to situation: #UM #Canes DC Mark D'Onofrio has withdrawn from consideration for Temple job.

Ohio_Cane

Cassagrande - Update: Miami defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio withdraws from Temple coaching search. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes/sfl-mark-donofrio-withdraws-from-temple-job-talks-20121214,0,5626033.story

canezilla

I THINK THIS WAS THE ONLY TIME D'NO WAS GOING TO LEAVE HERE ON HIS OWN TERMS.THE ONLY OTHER WAY IS TO BE FIRED AND THAT WON'T HAPPEN.IF WE HAVE TO SAME OUTCOME NEXT YEAR ON D.GOLDEN HAS TO DO SOMETHING.HATE TO SEE HIM GO ON THE HOTSEAT CAUSE OF D'NO

CGNC

Laquinton - LOL probably the same thing they said to Cam Newton....LOL

CGNC


Posted by: 86Cane | December 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

LOL! I remember that well. We also had the Chris Caffery "What pIsses You Off" Competition - remember that?

CGNC

Pre - I hear from Six now and again - he is wicked busy with work. Mary Alumni posts now and again. You know who hasn't been around in forecer? DarCangel

Ohio_Cane

Jon Bastian - Former Miami Hurricane Kenard Lang Talks Al Golden, Duke Johnson http://acc.xofan.com/Miami/former-miami-hurricane-kenard-lang-talks-al-golden-duke-johnson/

Ohio_Cane

Jon Bastian - Coach Kenard Lang also touches on former #UM commit Levonte Kermit Whitfield's decision to switch to #FSU (FREE): http://acc.xofan.com/Miami/former-miami-hurricane-kenard-lang-talks-al-golden-duke-johnson/

trianglecane

Thanks CGNC for the registration info.
Alas, it still doesn't work. I will register another email some time in the future.

herbieibis

Kenard I hear ya dog about the whole d-line and now Hooks ain't coming again. Wow, who does that leave us to go after. We don't need one guy we need at least three. I'm disgusted and there ain't no use to saying wait till signing day. If you look at Scouts & Rivals, there is not to much left but Bains, Senat, Johnson, Williams And one kid I forgot his name but i'm sure we get him. He's 6'4 270, won't be any help next year.Al needs to work some serious magic.

nemo2002

Please, no more lightly recruited PLUGs.

Jack

No Mo drama, period! Isnt this a "dudes" space. No room for drama....

Why don't we have any DT committed? I believe D No will improve schemes and players!

86Cane

Ron Mexico: got killed off by SolarCane, who by using a remote satellite, closed an automatic garage door on his head.

Mary (alumni gal): still around, having some health issues like Fran but hanging in there.

J: Gave up blogging but I still know who he is (UM alum) and spoke to him via email not long ago about UMAA.

Mephistophiles: hard baller who only posts during baseball season.

Calvin: got banned over comments about UM OL Jason Fox.

Cavalier: Went psychotic when Randy Shannon failed at UM.

Esteban: he is fine and blogging elsewhere.

Six: spoke to him via email a few months ago and he is too busy with a promotion at work (TV station in Tampa) to blog regularly.

VA Cane: Comes and goes like the breeze.

pbcfrcane13

God another school shooting.....god bless the people envolved.

Ohio_Cane

God another school shooting.....god bless the people envolved.

Posted by: pbcfrcane13 | December 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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If it's possible, this one may be worse than most. This was an adult shooting kids, not a kid shooting...

I'll never understand people...

raizecane


God another school shooting.....god bless the people envolved.

Posted by: pbcfrcane13 | December 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM

At an elementary school to boot....poor kids

Ohio_Cane

CNN reporting 27 dead in Connecticut...

SIGH..............

pbcfrcane13

Makes me sick....man

Ohio_Cane

CNN reporting 27 dead in Connecticut...

SIGH..............

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | December 14, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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18 are children... I'm literally sick to my stomach.

86Cane

18 are children... I'm literally sick to my stomach.

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | December 14, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Yeah, kinda makes HS recruiting seem trivial right about now, doesn't it?

Ohio_Cane

Yeah, kinda makes HS recruiting seem trivial right about now, doesn't it?

Posted by: 86Cane | December 14, 2012 at 12:58 PM
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Stuff like this always makes EVERY problem or concern seem trivial.

raizecane

Do we know if the shooter killed himself or did SWAT take his "phucking" ass out??

The Dude

Too bad that guy can't be tortured. Pathetic excuse for a human. Not even a man. Men are supposed to protect women and children. F*ck that guy.

Ohio_Cane

To some good news...

Future Cane Jamal Carter On Twitter: "Just chilled wit my future coaches until It was time to check in." D'Onofrio, Barrow, Williams, etc.

usagainsttheworld

SMD - Confirmed by someone close to situation: #UM #Canes DC Mark D'Onofrio has withdrawn from consideration for Temple job.

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | December 14, 2012 at 09:40 AM

if he's no longer under consideration he probably withdrew because he wasn't going to get it anyway. why else would he withdraw at this point?

CaneRock

Manny Navarro:

G Bishop Daniels leaves UM

Redshirt freshman guard Bishop Daniels has left the University of Miami men’s basketball program and the University, Coach Jim Larranaga announced Friday afternoon.

Daniels redshirted his freshman year and averaged 5.0 points, 2.0 steals and 1.0 assists in three games this season.

Mcginns ale house

Hey guys where is db Willie baily from ?according to twitter chatter
He was part of 2012 Uf class. He has been granted a release from Uf
And contacted canes and we are interested.???

TJL

We don't need him-frack him- he chose the gaytors over us- let him lie in his bed- I wouldn't take any transfers if we recruited them prior

laquinton

new raising canes brick by brick .

Montreal-Cane

270 millions of firearms among U.S. citizens

Some politicians will need to do more than just pray and show tears.

God bless all the victims, their families, friends and America.

From Michael Moore today:

The way to honor these dead children is to demand strict gun control, free mental health care, and an end to violence as public policy.

The NRA hates freedom. They don't want you to have the freedom to send your children to school & expect them to come home alive

Too soon to speak out about a gun-crazy nation? No, too late. At least THIRTY-ONE school shootings since Columbine.

herbieibis

Don't we have 3 TE's committed? Answer, why are we recruiting 2 more Sandlin & the 6'9 kid Wozniak or whatever his name is. Yes, he can probably be a lineman but we already have 3, we don't need to be wasting any more ships on that position. How about another big RB.

orange 'n green in the vein

Larranaga is such a pimp. Somebody needs to get that lifetime contract ready for him at years end in the UM athletic department. You know, if they can pull themselves out of the subterranean jack shack set up behind their offices with the always repeating highlights of Golden's ties on the sideline blowing in the wind projected in high def 3D 1080p to be bothered that is.

I always knew deep down inside that D'No was a coward in addition to a totally clueless mutant who chicken dances in his defensive signals, now there's the proof of it reported. He should cuss out Barrow in the film room if he ever hits puberty one of these days, that would be worth the price of admission to watch him be totally a failure at Miami.

Tonycane

You can get more stringent gun laws, but you cannot get an outright overturning of the 2nd amendment barring another constitutional amendment. Or a Supreme Court with a different composition. Neither could happen for many months at the earliest.

This is such a tragic situation. I have not felt so sick since 9/11.

Tonycane

OGV...I want Miami's defensive talent level to become so elevated that whatever D'No deficiencies are (or are not), that they are covered and he and barrow become two of the top hc candidates in the country.

86Cane

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