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September 22, 2013

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NativeCane

What?

Antcane

El Segundo

SOUP

OFFENSE (PRO):

WR 1 ALLEN HURNS 6-3, 195, Sr.
3 Stacy Coley 6-1, 180, Fr.

LT 74 ERECK FLOWERS 6-6, 315, So.
77 Seantrel Henderson 6-8, 345, Sr.

LG 70 JON FELICIANO 6-5, 318, RJr.
79 Malcolm Bunche 6-7, 327, RJr.

C 75 JARED WHEELER –OR– 6-5, 319, Sr.
62 SHANE MCDERMOTT 6-4, 296, RJr.

RG 65 BRANDON LINDER 6-6, 319, Sr.
67 Alex Gall 6-5, 304, Fr.

RT 77 SEANTREL HENDERSON 6-8, 345, Sr.
76 Taylor Gadbois 6-8, 312, RFr.

TE 46 CLIVE WALFORD 6-4, 259, RJr.
82 Asante Cleveland –OR– 6-5, 260, Sr.
85 Beau Sandland 6-6, 255, Jr.

FB 33 MAURICE HAGENS 5-11, 250, Sr.
39 Ronald Regula 6-2, 234, Jr.

QB 17 STEPHEN MORRIS 6-2, 218, Sr.
11 Ryan Williams 6-5, 223, Jr.

RB 8 DUKE JOHNSON 5-9, 196, So.
25 Dallas Crawford –OR– 5-10, 194, RSo.
23 Eduardo Clements –OR– 5-9, 192, Sr.
7 Gus Edwards 6-2, 225, Fr.

SLOT 6 HERB WATERS –OR– 6-2, 193, So.
3 STACY COLEY 6-1, 180, Fr.

WR 4 PHILLIP DORSETT –OR– 5-10, 185, Jr.
6 HERB WATERS 6-2, 193, So.
9 Malcolm Lewis 6-0, 187, So.

SOUP

DEFENSE (4-3):

DE 71 ANTHONY CHICKILLO 6-4, 277, Jr.
90 Ufomba Kamalu –OR– 6-6, 285, Jr.
99 Jelani Hamilton 6-5, 285, So.

DT 96 CURTIS PORTER 6-1, 325, Sr.
78 Justin Renfrow 6-6, 320, Sr.

DT 91 OLSEN PIERRE 6-4, 305, Jr.
93 Luther Robinson 6-3, 296, RSr.

DE 51 SHAYON GREEN 6-3, 264, Sr.
11 David Gilbert 6-4, 256, Sr.
98 Al-Quadin Muhammad 6-3, 240, Fr.

OLB 36 ALEX FIGUEROA –OR– 6-3, 235, Fr.
34 THURSTON ARMBRISTER 6-3, 233, Jr.
17 Tyriq McCord 6-3, 235, So.

MLB 59 JIMMY GAINES 6-3, 240, Sr.
56 Raphael Kirby –OR– 6-0, 235, So.
94 Kelvin Cain 6-3, 250, Sr.

OLB 52 DENZEL PERRYMAN 6-0, 240, Jr.
31 Tyrone Cornileus 6-2, 225, Sr.

CB 3 TRACY HOWARD 5-11, 184, So.
21 Antonio Crawford –OR– 5-11, 187, So.
29 Corn Elder 5-10, 173, Fr.

S 22 KACY RODGERS II 6-2, 212, Sr.
2 Deon Bush 6-1, 203, So.

S 26 RAYSHAWN JENKINS 6-1, 208, So.
30 AJ Highsmith 6-0, 208, Sr.

CB 37 LADARIUS GUNTER 6-2, 196, Jr.
1 Artie Burns 6-0, 190, Fr.

Antcane

This Zakee character going by Harriet Tubman Cane and some guy named D blasting the space on the Herald blog. That's all.

NativeCane

Becky, Jamie, Ariel, and myself are ready for some Canes come saturday.
I know USF thought they were gonna be the #3 college team in the state but after this saturday theyll be lucky to be #8.
LOLOL

Dem Canes!!!

NativeCane

Ant, you gonna be in Tampa saturday?

DemCanes!!!

SOUP

This Zakee character going by Harriet Tubman Cane and some guy named D blasting the space on the Herald blog. That's all.

Posted by: Antcane | September 22, 2013 at 09:20 PM

Bitter, angry racist types who can't get on a real blog so they go there to spew hate. Nothing to see here, move along, move along...

Terrance Sullivan

Well said Soup ^^^^^^^^^. I am calling it now 52 Canes 7 Bulls! Go Canes!

SOUP

OK, anybody here like MountainCane or AntCane that posts on the MH blog is not welcome here. If you want to incite riots and blog bullying do it somewhere else. Do not post there or do not post here. Free country, your choice.

The offenders there are Calvin, Albuquerque and Zakkee. Old banned bloggers that we do not need to feed attention to. Why the heck would U go there to read that trash anyway?

That is all.

longtimecanefan

rats....11 spot

longtimecanefan

I never understand posting trash on blogs. Lets share and have some fun

longtimecanefan

BTW did dorsett play last night? don't recall him being mentioned

Ohio_Cane

"Hurricanes Go Deep"...

I'm sorry, but:

THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID!!

Terrance Sullivan

Dorsett played he didnt do much. I expect he probably will go ham on USF.

SOUP

Dwayne Johnson ‏@TheRock 42m

Insane? Yeah. Step closer to the goals? Yeah. Willing to outwork my competitors? Hell yeah. 3:20am. Cardio starts now. #RaiseTheBar

Terrance Sullivan

LOL Ohio Cane.

SOUP

Doing the Tampa Two Step is gonna be a FUN time!

Donnie Donns

Dorsett's stock is falling....fast.

Sarasota 'cane

Maybe a Heisman trophy? Fing Gator fan wandering the blogosphere like a babbling idiot! Better get to bed son, that "short bus" comes early tomorrow!

Go 'canes!

NigerianCane

If anyone think Georgian.

Hassan


I met Zakee in Chicago for the ND game he seemed like an OK guy, his wife was a nice lady, i did not even realize he was banned.


Dorsett is fine, he has made some mistake but the season is young, We played 2 scrimages, in the UF game his TD provided the winning margin. He is not a complete rec but last year he broke out with one of the best statistical years we have seen here.

He will play better as the year goes on and we need him to.

UMike

First..let me eat my crow about the Canes not covering of scoring 70, but I guess I overestimated the awfulness of SSU lol

UMike

### Few, if any, grand conclusions can be made from UM's 77-7 thumping of Savannah State on Saturday night, considering how dreadful the competition is. A few postgame items: The coaches decided at halftime that the fourth quarter would be cut to 12 minutes. That, combined with UM making no particular effort to score in the fourth quarter, left the Canes short of the school record for yardage (689 against UCLA in 1998.) UM finished with 637 yards of offense, to Savannah State's 183. "Al Golden is a heck of a guy," Savannah State coach Earnest Wilson said.. UM topped its school record for points by two but fell five short of Clemson's ACC record for points in a game (82)....

Of all the freshmen, Gus Edwards (12 for 113 on the ground and three touchdowns), Stacy Coley (88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and a 25-yard TD reception) and Al-Quadin Muhammad (two sacks) had the best nights, but several freshmen who hadn't played much got a lot of work, including linebacker Jermaine Grace, whom Golden challenged afterward to "study the game more, prepare more" and become more of a factor on special teams....

The supremely confident Muhammad said college football "is not what I expected.... It's fast. A lot of signals... I was upset about not getting any sacks yet" before Saturday.... Though Duke Johnson seemed in discomfort when he left late in the first quarter, Golden said both he and Stephen Morris (who had an ankle sprain) are fine. But Morris' situation warrants monitoring; Golden said Morris will stay off his feet for 48 hours.... Third-string quarterback Gray Crow, on his 6 for 6 passing night (55 yards): "Someone said when opportunity knocks, it knocks very quietly."... UM said it used 81 - 81! - players in the game.

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/#storylink=cpy

UMike

University of Miami coach Al Golden said quarterback Stephen Morris should be full-go for the USF game Saturday at noon in Tampa.

Morris sustained what was believed to be a sprained right ankle Saturday in the first quarter of UM’s 77-7 victory against Savannah State, but Golden said Sunday that Morris’ injury has “been classified as a bruise now.”

“It’s not really even a sprain,” Golden said. “It’s a bone bruise.”

When asked if Morris would be “full-go” for USF, the coach said, “Oh yeah, absolutely. I feel good about it. I really do. We might be careful with him [Monday], but our goal is to get him going for our Tuesday practice, which is obviously our most demanding practice.”

Morris, who injured the ankle with 8:51 left in the first quarter, had completed three of his four passes for 82 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown to Allen Hurns, when he was injured.

“There’s some soreness, certainly some stiffness — otherwise Stephen would have been back [Saturday] night. Everything is positive. He got through treatments and everything. Like I said, we’re going to be real careful with him in the first 48 hours, but it did not swell overnight; it didn’t go backwards overnight or anything like that.

“The young man did a great job getting on top of it right away [Saturday] night and early [Sunday] morning.”

Morris sprained his left ankle last year against North Carolina, thrusting backup Ryan Williams in the spotlight. Williams was slated to start the next game at Florida State — until Morris told coaches on game day he was ready to go.

Said Golden of Morris: “This was a kid a year ago going into Florida State where we didn’t even know he was going to play until he walked on the field. So, he’s a fast healer and he’s very tough-minded. Expect him to be back very soon.”

Morris also sprained his left ankle a few days before the Sun Bowl game in El Paso in 2010. He played in that game as well.

In other injury news, Golden said center Shane McDermott injured his foot against Florida. McDermott, seen on the sideline with his left foot in a boot, was replaced by senior Jared Wheeler.

“He’ll see the doctor again [Monday],” Golden said. “He’s making a lot of progress.”

Golden raved about Wheeler for “a great job” Saturday and for his command of the offense. “I’m really happy for him.”

Sophomore safety Deon Bush competed in about 26 plays, not including some special teams action, for the first time after undergoing hernia surgery in June and will continue rehabbing.

“A good start for him,” Golden said. “… He’s going to learn a lot from that game for sure. … I expect his biggest gain to come now going into South Florida.”

Among other topics Golden covered:

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/23/3644690/university-of-miami-quarterback.html#storylink=cpy

UMike

Report card: grading the Miami Hurricanes’ 77-7 win over Savannah State
by Matt Porter

How picky should one be about the most lopsided win in Miami’s 87-year football history? Not very. The one grade to keep in mind in this case is Miami’s quality of opponent, which ranks a solid F.

Grab your rosters, double-check those numbers and let’s grade the position groups on a night where the third string was playing in the second quarter …

QUARTERBACKS: A

In his limited work, Stephen Morris threw a gorgeous deep ball, about 40 yards in the air, to Allen Hurns for an 80-yard touchdown. The worry going forward is his health — read all about that here. Morris was 3-of-4 for 82 yards and the touchdown pass to Hurns.

Playing most of the first half, Ryan Williams showed (again) he is very accurate. He completed his first nine passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns, and finished 11-of-13 for 156 yards. Williams, a junior, entered the game having completed 75 percent of his passes in two years at Miami. That’s now up to 81 percent. He will likely see more work against USF.

Redshirt freshman Gray Crow entered with 2:27 left in the first half and finished it out. He was 6-of-6 for 55 yards, with Miami keeping on the ground most of the time. Crow did a nice job of setting his feet and firing a touchdown pass into traffic to put Miami up 56-0.

RUNNING BACKS: A

Forget Duke Johnson for a moment and let’s focus on the backups. Who’s the No. 2 back? According to the depth chart Miami released Sunday night, it’s either Dallas Crawford or Eduardo Clements or Gus Edwards. Heading into USF week and ACC play right around the corner, one of those three will try to emerge as Duke’s second banana.

Against Savannah State, Crawford, a sophomore, and freshman Edwards combined for six touchdowns. Five came on the ground.

Edwards looked more like an ACC-quality backup tailback than the nation’s top high school fullback, which is what he was when Miami signed him. He showed nice speed on a stretch run in the second quarter (21-yard gain) and then punched in a 1-yard touchdown on the next play. He scampered through a massive hole for a 19-yard gain early in the third. He broke three tackles on his second touchdown, which came on fourth-and-goal from the 3 late in the third quarter. He plowed right up the middle and spun out of a tackle for his third touchdown. He still runs tall, but he’s tough to bring down. The final line: 113 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries. Will be interesting to see what he does from here.

Crawford showed some nice spin moves and cuts and ran tough up the middle. On his second rushing touchdown, he busted right up the gut, cut outside and broke a tackle. His long gain was 19 yards and he finished with 48 carries on five yards. Clements was the third man in, gaining 75 yards on 11 carries. He has a funny way of looking like he’s about to fall over, but always keeps his balance.

About Duke: It’s not unfair to question his durability. He’s taken a heavy lick in each of Miami’s three games and gone to the sideline. On the next play following his game-long 43-yard run late in the first quarter, a Miami offensive lineman fell on Johnson as he was taken down after a gain of four yards. He did not return to action and finished with 59 yards and a touchdown on eight carries. He also took hit up high before running in a 2-yard touchdown to make it 21-0.

Maurice Hagens was outstanding as a lead blocker early in the game, springing Johnson for several gains and helping Crawford and Edwards get into the end zone in the first quarter. Ronald Regula backed him up and earned a catch that was called back on a penalty. De’Andre Johnson and Jameson Labady carried the ball in the shortened, 12-minute fourth quarter.

WIDE RECEIVERS: A

FAU game? What FAU game? Freshman Stacy Coley looked world-beater confident and showed outstanding acceleration after the catch. Coley finished with 16 yards and a touchdown on three catches. He was outstanding in the return game (see below) and made his case to play a lot against USF. He also had his right knee checked out in the second quarter and was hit with an illegal motion penalty in the third quarter, which negated a first-down gainer.

Hurns toasted Savannah State cornerback Wayne Johnson on his touchdown and left in the first quarter with a team-high 100 yards on two catches.

Herb Waters limped off the field at 9:53 of the first with an apparent left knee injury. He rode the exercise bike on the sideline and returned on the next drive.

Malcolm Lewis had a nine-yard catch, his first reception of the season.

D’Mauri Jones’ unintelligent penalty – smacking a Tigers player after the whistle — knocked the Hurricanes back in the red zone in the third quarter. That made it possible for Garrett Kidd make a leaping grab for 11 yards. Miami scored anyway, of course.

TIGHT ENDS: A

It was a memorable night for Beau Sandland, who caught his first career touchdown at 9:55 of the third quarter. He caught every ball that was thrown to him and finished with six catches for 76 yards. He sometimes split out wide and showed good speed, hands, shiftiness and great balance after the catch. His best work came after a second-quarter reception — he fought off a would-be tackler trying to drag him out of bounds at the line of scrimmage, then broke another tackle on his way to a 13-yard gain. He had a similar play on a 20-yard grab two plays later.

Clive Walford continued his hot streak. After Miami’s third drive, 17 of Walford’s last 18 touches went for first downs or touchdowns. He later had an uncharacteristic drop of a touchdown pass. Asante Cleveland wasn’t a factor in the passing game and didn’t play much after the first quarter.

Freshman Standish Dobard got a little work late in the first half and caught a 15-yard pass in the second half.

See the rest..
http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/caneswatch/2013/09/23/report-card-grading-the-miami-hurricanes%E2%80%99-77-7-win-over-savannah-state/

UMike

@CanesNews
I am expecting a commitment to Miami Football during the next couple of days. Won't spoil it for the young man. Offensive side of ball.

Most seem to think it will be Brady

UMike

Per Pete Ariz..


Luther Campbell no longer at MNW

He has tweeted that he was informed today that his services were no longer needed at Miami Northwestern.

I know there will be sarcastic posts about it, but he is not the issue there. That defense has been very good the last few years and you can tell they were very well-coached on that side of the ball.

UMike

Looks like Berrios will announce on Oct..in the 12th I think

canezilla

TAMPA IS GOING TO BE A HOME GAME FOR THE CANES

UMike

He's only 15 years old and still several years away from playing college football, but 2017 linebacker prospect Dylan Moses (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab) already has made quite a name for himself.

On Sunday night, he ended his recruitment early and gave a pledge to the hometown LSU Tigers.

The 6-foot-1, 213-pounder chose the Tigers over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Texas and many others.

LB

2028 safety Holly White commits to Heisenberg Institution for severely unlucky kids.

UMike

I sure do hope this team will be ready for GT, cause like TSully said, we lose that game the ACC is most likely out of reach.

LB

I like the mindset our team is in. They overlook no one. Very business like, boring in the press, and taking a common sense approach.

- By all evidence, a lifting NCAA cloud
- Better tight end play
- Active defensive tackles
- "Disruptions" kept to an absolute minimum (nonexisting during camp)

If Georgia Tech is better, UM will do everything they can to beat them.

Keep in mind that North Carolina, Elon, and Duke are hardly indicators of how good the Jackets are as the Tarheels and the Devils have never appeared in the ACC Title Game. As good as North Carolina's NFL prospects may be, the program is 1-4 in bowl games since 2001, haven't claimed an ACC title since 1980, and haven't won over 9 games since 1997.

Georgia Tech could very well be an excellent team, but I think it's way too early to tell. Miami, however, is battle tested vs. an annual title contender and top 10 program.

Cons:
- Weird playcalling on the running game (that is, until the backups came in)

I have no clue what Coley's thought process is, but it doesn't maximize efficiency. If you'll notice that when he opted for a more traditional running game and blocking schemes... our backs blew things up.

Yet we are still 3-0, and it's been a long freaking time since that happened.

LB's Monday Translating Depth Chart:

- Hurns is the most trusted target here until proven otherwise. Receivers have improved.
- Walford really profited from the new coach. The more catches Sandland gets, the more that ACC opponents will get gashed.
- Gall and Gadbois are stepping up. Gall will start next year, no questions asked.
- Ryan Williams will start next year, unless Olsen makes quantum leaps. Crow is a really dedicated worker.
- Congratulations. We officially have running back depth. Gustavo "Los Pollos Hermanos Fring" Edwards is our goal line back.
- The defense says 4-3, and that's nonsense.
- Defensive line continues to impress. How about that AQM?
- I'm totally stumped about Cain.
- We've got some nice depth at corner.
- It will take Deon Bush a lot of time to return to form, maybe not until next season.
- Pat O'Donnell: M.V.P.

UMike

Miami plays GT well and that was before the defensive depth ad improved tackling, so I like our chances, but GT seems to be better also. Their D is improved and they had added a lot more passing to their O. I did notice the UNC was throwing all over GT early in the game, so we should be able to put points on the board.

raizecane


2028 safety Holly White commits to Heisenberg Institution for severely unlucky kids.

Posted by: LB | September 23, 2013 at 07:00 AM

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ya gota love Breaking Bad......

raizecane

Roll Call for USF -

Raizecane

LB

Al Golden is the one who knocks.

LB

And the Canes eat breakfast.

SOUP

I sure do hope this team will be ready for GT, cause like TSully said, we lose that game the ACC is most likely out of reach.

Posted by: UMike | September 23, 2013 at 07:46 AM

Just curious, what happens if UM wins the GT game?

raizecane


Just curious, what happens if UM wins the GT game?


Posted by: SOUP | September 23, 2013 at 09:23 AM

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We will be 5 - 0

SOUP

Roll Call for USF -

Raizecane
TSully
Old Skool
OGV + Anatasia
SarasotaCane +10
NativeCane +3
Canezilla +3
86Cane + Mrs. 86

tjl

TJL + 15

UMike

I sure do hope this team will be ready for GT, cause like TSully said, we lose that game the ACC is most likely out of reach.

Posted by: UMike | September 23, 2013 at 07:46 AM

Just curious, what happens if UM wins the GT game?

Posted by: SOUP | September 23, 2013 at 09:23 AM

That means Miami has a head-to-head win against its top coastal competition..duh lol...I just mean if their already 3-0 or close to it in the ACC and we lose, they can still lose and be ahead of us. Not saying it will happen, just wouldnt be a good one to lose lol

UMike

Also soup..that was based off GT beating VT lol

SOUP

Not saying it will happen, just wouldnt be a good one to lose lol

Posted by: UMike | September 23, 2013 at 09:49 AM

I get what U are saying just find it interesting the WAY that U choose to say it, that's all. I hate losing ANY game but yes, most will prolly agree that the GT game would be the worst one to lose, or at least it appears so at this time. So I would just suggest that we win that one, how about U? LOL

UMike

My point is this, IF GT beats VT, which they should, they will be 3-0 in the ACC. They should win all of their remaining ACC games with the exception of Clemson making them 6-1 in ACC play. If they were to beat Miami, they would be 7-1. If Miami wins all their ACC games which they should, but fall to GT, we will be 7-1 but with a loss to GT and therefor out of the ACC title game.

All Im saying is there is A LOT riding on the GT game

UMike

I agree..win them all and it wont matter lol

SOUP

I expect Miami to generally control the GT offense overall. I am fairly certain they will gash us for a few 10+ runs and a few 20+ passes after watching their offense vs UNC. They will score but we will shut them down in the Red zone as Miami's RZD is among the best in the Country this year.

I have GT scoring 13-20 points so Miami will have to score AT LEAST 21-24 to secure the W. If Morris and Duke are good to go I have it UM 34, GT 20 right now in my early prediction. If they are shaky then I might go UM 27, GT 13.

SOUP

All Im saying is there is A LOT riding on the GT game

Posted by: UMike | September 23, 2013 at 09:56 AM

Oh, THAT'S what U are saying, now I get it!

UMike

I do like that it is a home game and Miami always plays GT well, we definitely need to get them into the loss column

UMike

Morris in shorts at practice..but no walking boot

Ohio_Cane

Morris is fine. Bone bruise. Good news.

SOUP

It wasn’t quite just another day at the office for the American Athletic Conference in Week 4. The seven games involving conference teams produced a 72-point win, two shutouts, two wins in trophy games and a near-miss against a top-25 team.

When the dust settled, the American remains one of six leagues with at least three unbeaten teams. The others are the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC.

The most prominent win belonged to Rutgers, which overcame a 24-7 third-quarter deficit to rally past Arkansas, 28-24. The Scarlet Knights used three touchdown passes from QB Gary Nova and a key 58-yard punt return for a TD by WR Janarion Grant to improve to 3-1 and hand the Razorbacks their first loss of the season.

Louisville is one of eight teams nationally that stands at 4-0 after the Cardinals overwhelmed Florida International 72-0 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals scored on 11 of their 13 possessions, had a 20-2 advantage in first downs and a 464-30 margin in total offense. QB Teddy Bridgewater led the way by going 17-for-22 for 212 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair of scoring strikes to WR DeVante Parker (six receptions, 74 yards).

Houston, which started the 2012 season with three straight losses, has reversed its fortunes in 2013 as the Cougars stand at 3-0 after a 31-26 win against Rice in the Bayou Bucket Classic at Reliant Stadium. Houston QB John O’Korn made his first career start and responded by throwing for 281 yards and three touchdowns, while WR Deontay Greenberry had six catches for 146 yards and a TD.

Memphis picked up its first win of the season as the Tigers scored a solid 31-7 decision against Arkansas State at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Memphis churned out 329 rushing yards and 505 yards of total offense while holding the Red Wolves scoreless in the final three quarters. RB Marquis Warford rushed for 173 yards and a
touchdown on 11 carries, while RB Brandon Hayes had 114 yards and a TD on 18 attempts. DE Martin Ifedi had 10 tackles with 2.5 sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss for the Tigers.

Cincinnati was locked in a scoreless battle with Miami (Ohio) for three quarters, but the Bearcats pulled away with two touchdowns in the final five minutes to claim a 14-0 win and hold on to the Victory Bell for the eighth straight year. The Bearcat defense delivered this win as Cincinnati held the RedHawks to just 87 yards of offense and four first downs.

UConn held a 21-7 third-quarter lead against No. 15/14 Michigan, but the Wolverines scored the final 17 points to
hand the Huskies a 24-21 setback in front of a record crowd of 42,704 at Rentschler Field. The Huskies had just 206 yards of offense, but LB Yawin Smallwood (13 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble) led a UConn defense that forced four turnovers and held the Wolverines to 289 total yards.

SOUP

Coaching Tenure The American Athletic Conference has four head coaches who have won a combined 508 games. The other six coaches have won a combined 71 games.

All-Time Head Coaching Victories:

Paul Pasqualoni, UConn 151
Tommy Tuberville, Cincinnati 134
George O’Leary, UCF 115
June Jones, SMU 108
Charlie Strong, Louisville 29
Willie Taggart, USF 16
Kyle Flood, Rutgers 12
Tony Levine, Houston 9
Justin Fuente, Memphis 5
Matt Rhule, Temple 0

SOUP

USF has two top defensive players to watch for:

DE Aaron Lynch
LB DeDe Lattimore

SOUP

USF (0-3, 0-0 American)
Last: Lost to Florida Atlantic, 28-10
Next: Sept. 28 vs. Miami (Fla.)

American Ranks
Total Offense...........257.3.... 10th
Total Defense..........310.3...... 4th
Scoring Offense......12.3..... 10th
Scoring Defense.....34.0....... 9th

• RB Marcus Shaw rushed for
a career-high 153 yards in
the loss to Florida Atlantic.

• Shaw broke the 100-yard
barrier for the second time
in three games. He has had
100 yards by halftime in both
games.

• USF fell victim to a 3-1
turnover margin in the loss
to the Owls.

• Shaw is averaging 131.3
rushing yards per game.

• USF has outscored its first
three opponents by a 17-9
margin in the first quarter,
but has been outscored
93-20 in the other three
quarters.

• USF had a bye in Week 4.

UMike

SOUP..is this "AAC Day" or something haha

UMike

SOUP..My cousin might be going to the game since he now lives in Tampa, I might stir him your way

SOUP

UMike...I got an email from UM/USF ADs about the teams and the game so I copied and pasted some stuff here (prolly too much? LOL). Look at the list of coaches though, impressive, yes?

Send your cousin to our tailgate for sure! Details to follow.

SOUP

USF had a bye week, they have a good RB and two good defenders, but that's all they have in their favor from what I can tell. Even the local Tampa media said publicly on radio and TV that the USF team is a mess and that the coaching is very POOR.

Terrance Sullivan

Soup and UMike Bringing the Heat today. Soup I am out for the USF game cant make it man. I know the CaneSpace Crew gonna represent hard. See U guys for GT. Go Canes! BTW I think we beat GT. I just know last year we beat them 42-36 in OT in a thriller. I fully expect both us and the Jackets to be 4-0 come October 5th at Sun Life and hope its not a high noon game.

SOUP

USF (0-3, 0-0 American):

8/31 McNeese State (ESPN3) L, 21-53 35

9/7 at Michigan State (ESPNU) L, 6-21

9/14 Florida Atlantic (ESPN3) L, 10-28

USF listed AVG attendance: 34K

SOUP

Below is the Miami Hurricanes ACC Injury Report after the Savannah State game.

Surgery / Out for Season:

Nothing to report

The next injury report will be released Thursday before the USF game.

HUH?

Terrance Sullivan

Miami listed average attendance is 56,563 for the season. With paid attendance of 50,151 for FAU, 76,968 for UF, and 42,571 for SSU. Interesting tidbit of the 6 home games last year only 2 had a paid attendance over 40,000 that was for FSU 73,350 and UNC at 58,500. the other 4 games against VT, NC State, BCU, USF had under 40,000 paid attendance. Go Canes!

LB

Miami must win the Coastal.

SOUP

FOR NATIVECANE'S AND OLD SKOOL'S EYES ONLY:

Gulf red snapper opens recreationally Oct. 1 in state and federal waters

The recreational harvest of red snapper will open Oct. 1 in state and federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In state waters, which are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf, the season will remain open through Oct. 21, closing on Oct. 22. In federal waters, which are from 9 nautical miles out to 200 nautical miles, the season will remain open through Oct. 14, closing on Oct. 15.

These supplemental recreational red snapper seasons are for 2013 only. The minimum size limit in state and federal waters is 16 inches, and the daily bag limit is two per harvester, per day. There is a zero daily bag and possession limit for captain and crew on for-hire vessels.

Anglers are required to use circle hooks and dehooking devices when fishing for any reef species, including red snapper, in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters. The requirement to use venting tools in federal waters was removed on Sept. 3. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider adopting similar changes at a future meeting. The intent of these rules is to help conserve fishery resources by increasing the chances for a fish to survive after being caught and released.

Learn more about red snapper by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing and clicking on “Saltwater” and “Recreational Regulations.”

NativeCane

Mmmmmm Snapper, had mangrove snapper last night. Dallas caught a mess of em in Tampa Bay saturday.

Dem Canes!!!

Ohio_Cane

Good news:

Susan Miller Degnan ‏@smillerdegnan 37m

Shane McDermott walking down an empty #Canes practice field w no boot

Terrance Sullivan

Agreed LB. Miami must win the Coastal.

canezilla

Chick-fil-A Bowl, Dec. 31: Miami

Chick-fil-A-Bowl, dec 31:florda

GOT ONE FROM THE ACC BLOG AND THE OTHER FROM THE SEC BLOG...THAT WOULD BE A SWEET LITTLE REMATCH!!

Ohio_Cane

Tyre Brady announcing Wednesday or Thursday.

Cane, IMO.

Ohio_Cane

Tyre Brady announcing Wednesday or Thursday.

Cane, IMO.

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | September 23, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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PS - This wasn't made public. Little birdie told me. We'll see if he's right.

UMike

Ohio..PapaCane Tweeted we would get a commit in a few days on the O side of the ball, I think most people think it will be Brady, so Im with you. I thought he was a Cane months ago, I think he just really liked his KY visit lol

Ohio_Cane

Ohio..PapaCane Tweeted we would get a commit in a few days on the O side of the ball, I think most people think it will be Brady, so Im with you. I thought he was a Cane months ago, I think he just really liked his KY visit lol

Posted by: UMike | September 23, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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Hadn't seen that yet. U post it here?

I skimmed through comments this morning, but been busy as hell with work and preparing my girls for our conference soccer tourney that starts this week.

UMike

Yea I posted about it this morning..I think Brady is a Cane for sure now.

UMike

Their clowning PapaCane on CIS.. lol

http://i.imgur.com/bEcj3bz.gif

UMike

NEW ORLEANS -- Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson said Monday that he lost the top of his left middle finger just above the knuckle during Sunday's loss to the New Orleans

Johnson realized the significance of the injury when he pulled his hand out of his glove and the fingertip was still in it.

He underwent surgery Sunday night. Doctors shaved down the bone in the finger to prevent infection. There were no plans to reattach the finger, and Johnson's injury may take a few weeks to heal.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians left the door open for Johnson to play Sunday against Tampa Bay.

"It's day to day," Arians said Monday. "It's just a matter of pain tolerance."

Johnson thinks the injury occurred just before halftime during a punt return by the Saints' Darren Sproles. He is unsure how it happened and will watch game film Monday to try to get a better idea.

Johnson realized he was hurt when he looked down and saw blood coming out of his glove.

He tweeted about the injury Monday in a response to a question from a producer for "The Dan Patrick Show."

@PaulPabst lost top portion of it. Had exposed bone and skin shaved down yesterday and stitched up. Prob most painful injury I've had.
— Rashad Johnson (@49foyamind49) September 23, 2013

Johnson was credited with three tackles in the Cardinals' 31-7 loss.

In other injury news, Cardinals starting outside linebackers Sam Acho and Lorenzo Alexander will miss the rest of the season with injuries sustained in Sunday's loss, Arians said Monday.

Acho has a broken fibula and Alexander is out with a Lisfranc injury to his right foot. Both will be placed on injured reserve.

LB

That's really funny, UMike.

Who the eff is Tyre Brady?

LB

Oh, recruiting. Right.

Moving on.

Ohio_Cane

Barry Jackson ‏@flasportsbuzz 5m

The Heat signed undrafted UCLA PG Larry Drew II today.

Ohio_Cane

BTW, the "little birdie" wasn't Papa Cane. Lol

Ohio_Cane

Chris Yandle ‏@ChrisYandle 1m

Crazy @MiamiHurricanes stat via @canesvoice. 17 of Clive Walford's last 18 catches have resulted in 1st Down or TD. pic.twitter.com/L9T4dqGXgh


Again, get Clive the ball more...

j.w.

Happy Monday, Canes fans.

Ohio_Cane

Susan Miller Degnan ‏@smillerdegnan 48m

RT @smillerdegnan: My blog from practice: strong quotes from .@GoldenAl on future #UM #Canes QB Kevin Olsen. http://bit.ly/17XhDnO


From the article:

"Golden did not seem nearly as pleased with freshman quarterback Kevin Olsen, who is obviously being redshirted.

Golden was asked how Kevin Olsen was doing. The answer sure sounded like he needs to work harder all-around on his game.

"He's got to learn the game,'' Golden said. "He's got to be obedient to a regimen to be a quarterback and it's got to be the same everyday. He's got to be disciplined in terms of that. He's not there yet. He hasn't owned the process. He's got to really improve the mental aspects of his game so that he can play the game fast and he can't waste his time, can't waste this year.

"He's got to get better. He's out here right now throwing. He's got to. He's got to be out here throwing everyday. And when we're not throwing he's got to be throwing anyway.

"He's got to be watching the way Stephen and Ryan conduct themselves and how they run the offense. He's got to know every signal, every call. He's got to make the right Mike calls on runs, get us in the right protection. He's got to get going on that side of it so he can play fast."

Mountain Cane

Olsen clearly in the dog house.

If Kaaya signs and enrolls in January that will add to what already is going to be a serious qb competition.

Williams looks sharp--- the knock on him is you'd only get 1 year and then have another new qb. If we have a few more blowouts and he sees significant time this year, that would be a big plus for him.

Ohio_Cane

Mountain, I forsee Williams playing about 2 quarters next week lol.

(Not because Morris "can't" go, either)

Mountain Cane

Ohio, I'd guess you are right. South Florida looks crappy.

SOUP

Again, get Clive the ball more...

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | September 23, 2013 at 02:22 PM

Him AND Sandland!

More is better.

LB

Olsen's not in the dog house. But he's not going to start next year, either.

CaneRock

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | September 23, 2013 at 02:32 PM

Interesting, Golden said almost the same things about Dewey.

CalgaryCane

Ryan Williams is the backup and a JR... so rightfully he would be up next when Morris graduates.

After that, it's between Crow and Olsen.

I think coaches are very aware of the QB standings... which have to be well managed...

It's pretty much a statement to Olsen that if he wants to be the next after Williams, then he's got to step up.

Mountain Cane

Calgary, while it may be Williams' job to lose, I don't think it is a lock by any means.

Being a senior next year cuts both ways.

CalgaryCane

^^^ totally agree.

SOUP

Interesting, Golden said almost the same things about Dewey.

Posted by: CaneRock | September 23, 2013 at 03:21 PM

Anything less than a 110% commitment by every single player will not be tolerated no matter who U are or what legacy you have and I don't care if your last name is Lewis, Olsen, Irvin or otherwise.

BigWindyCane1

Miami favlred by 18.5 on the road against USF. That's unprecedented. USF is coming off a bye week and will be prepared. Canes will still cover. This Canes team seems to get better and better. I will still look very closely at the execution of the plays called in a very vanilla game plan. I will look to see who can be trusted when the lights are on. If Coley and AQM and Sandland contribute and play well, this Hurricane offense can be special.

BigWindyCane1

I am going out on a limb and suggest that Dorsett better step up and play much better because Coley and Waters are aiming to take some of his reps.

Dorsett's disagreement with Morris on the routes will be put to an end when another receiver who can run better routes and communicate with his quarterback starts taking his reps with the first team. Dorsett is fast and runs good deep routes.
But Dorsett can be better. Dorsett needs to look over his shoulder and step up against USF.

Willie Will in Missouri

Dorsett is fine!!!! He's been getting double coverage

TonyCane

Somewhere in Alabama, a very frustrated college football coach is reading this blog and shaking his head...knowing what is to come in January.

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