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June 12, 2016

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SinisterCane

1st

HAPPY SOUP

Enough with the OFF TOPIC nonsense.

Keep it Canes, 24/7.

THANK U!

THE MANAGEMENT

Sarasota 'cane

Nice reset my friend!!

Go 'canes!!

Tsully76

Boom Boom Baby! Go Canes! Beat Arizona!

Lur-ker

Thank you

Lur-ker

ICYMI

25 trips to Omaha

2nd all time

The little school in Coral Gables that could

1mg of Epi

Oh yea... World Series byatchez!!

Lur-ker

Looks like it might be oh and two and a BBQ for another SEC team, TAMU, tonight

Harry Miller

For those of you who think you know about muslims and Allah simply read the book of Surah. I think all of you will learn something. This is all I have to say.

Lur-ker

Fire up that grill for LSU, too

Lur-ker

The Slugs and the Chanticleers are in the CWS. Say whaaaaat.

Meanwhile, SEC teams are dropping like flies. Only the turds left.

1mg of Epi

Just drove by the stadium... Looks like one of the cranes moved. Progress!!

raizecane

Sorry for missing yesterdays blogging but it was a very depressing day for me.

I grew up and still live in the Orlando area. I drive by the Pulse every day on my way home from work and seeing what took place yesterday is sickening.

But as most of you saw and like Boston, Orlando is strong. Over 1500 people turned out to donate blood with lines up to 7 hours long. Others donated food and water for those waiting in line.

Sorry to bring this topic up but it hit too close to home. I mean our friends, family members, co-workers could have been there. I scanned the list of victims and luckily, nobody that I know was on it. Keep your thoughts and prayers with the family of the victims and injured and Orlando and we as a nation have got to get together or our kids future will be as if they lived in the middle east.

HAPPY SOUP

I went back and deleted more comments from yesterday and some from today. Sorry everybody is not happy all the time. But, not my job.

If you think I have time to sit here for an hour or more to go back and make sure that I got everyone of the offensive tweets you are a sadly mistaken. Last night when I got home from another hard day's work of open houses on Sunday, dinner with the wife and a hot shower and I finally had time to read all of the off topic vile that was on the blog I immediately went in and deleted as much as I could quickly around 10 PM.

I probably deleted over 150 comments that were the worst and missed a few. Trust me it is a difficult and time consuming process that I should have to even do if ever body here behaved themselves. But nobody gets singled out, you are not that important!

Some of the comments deleted yesterday as a group (page deletion) were actually fine but had to go because I deleted a whole page of comments. No way I could do them one at a time and read everyone to single out which ones were or were not offensive.

Likewise some of the ones I deleted from today. But if we are going to stay on topic we need to stay on topic. We have shown we are not mature enough or capable of expressing our opinions without personal attacks and threats of personal harm. The idea always was:

"Attack ideas, not people."

Some people simply cannot take ideas contrary to their own without judging and criticizing others and spewing hate and threats and those people KNOW who they are. When you do that you are actually attacking free speech and when you do that you are 100 times more wrong than the person saying what you don't like or disagree with.

Free speech does not mean "only when you say what I like or agree with". And no one person, or group of people or no political view or party has an exclusive right to the truth, or fairness or justice. Anyone who thinks that is the hater or the bigot or whatever word you want to use to describe the person you are talking negatively about.

THIS IS THE FINAL WORD ON THIS SUBJECT. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS COMMENT EXCEPT FOR A "THUMBS UP" OR A "THUMBS DOWN" OR IT WILL BE DELETED. STICK TO UM SPORTS 24/7.

THANK U!

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JCane

The only hosts to survive thus far are TTU and UM, with FU still a possibility (hope they go down bigtime). Never seen anything like it. Coastal Carolina takes down LSU in two straight, UCSB hits a walkoff GS to take down Louisville, and so on.

Ohio_Cane

ICYMI,

PENS WIN!!!!

Go Canes!

On another note, with this statement Kevin Love basically said this is his last game in a Cleveland uniform:


http://www.si.com/nba/2016/06/12/draymond-green-suspended-lebron-james-kevin-love-cavaliers-stepover-video?xid=si_social

trianglecane

Miami Grand Slam vs BC yesterday.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnACbwQEU3U

HAPPY SOUP

PENS WIN!!!!

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | June 13, 2016 at 10:08 AM

Was there ever any doubt? Are they favored again next year or are they facing trades, contract issues or aging out?

HAPPY SOUP

Love the grand slam and the bat toss but a back flip? That may be over the top. Kind of like Randall Hill running into the tunnel? LOL

thirstybuzzardcane


Enough with the OFF TOPIC nonsense.

Keep it Canes, 24/7.

THANK U!

THE MANAGEMENT

Posted by: SOUP | June 12, 2016 at 09:53 PM


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Just trying to keep you on your toes!....LOL!

thirstybuzzardcane


The only hosts to survive thus far are TTU and UM, with FU still a possibility (hope they go down bigtime). Never seen anything like it. Coastal Carolina takes down LSU in two straight, UCSB hits a walkoff GS to take down Louisville, and so on.

Posted by: JCane | June 13, 2016 at 10:04 AM


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There is too much parity in baseball. Usually, the team with the best pitching staff will be favorites to win it, but they are on the cuffs of losing to FSU and not even making there.

Miami isn't the best team out there, but they sure do know how to win. Hope they stay hot through the world series!

orange 'n green in the vein

Jim Morris = thumbs up.

National security state = middle finger.

Predictions of the all-American catcher losing 'half' his draft value with his postseason play = thumbs down.

thirstybuzzardcane

^^^^lol, OGV

Sinistercane


https://twitter.com/apmarklong/status/742351600459653120

AP source: Longtime Gators AD Jeremy Foley, one of the most successful sports leaders in the country, is retiring today

Maybe the CANEZ can finally get a home series with UF now

Sinistercane

https://twitter.com/thestateoftheu/status/742355461303762944

Baylor has no f@cks to give

Lur-ker

Yeah Sinister, but we're thugs because of bat flips

Sinistercane

https://twitter.com/thestateoftheu/status/742388942335401984

Ohio_Cane


PENS WIN!!!!

Posted by: Ohio_Cane | June 13, 2016 at 10:08 AM

Was there ever any doubt? Are they favored again next year or are they facing trades, contract issues or aging out?

Posted by: SOUP | June 13, 2016 at 10:34 AM
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There's always doubt. It's hard to win any championship. And yes, they'll be favored. 95% of that team will be back. Only 2 contracts up, and they're role players.

HAPPY SOUP

OFF TOPIC WARNING...Mortgage rates at historic and THREE YEAR lows as of Friday:

http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com/reports/mortgage_rates/2016/6/10/2240

HAPPY SOUP

Jim Morris = thumbs up.

National security state = middle finger.

Predictions of the all-American catcher losing 'half' his draft value with his postseason play = thumbs down.

Posted by: orange 'n green in the vein | June 13, 2016 at 11:39 AM

Well played my man, well played! Hey at least I motivated the hell out of Zack to produce. Yeah, that was ME.

RCCF

Thank U Soup...

HAPPY SOUP

Thank U Soup...

Posted by: RCCF | June 13, 2016 at 01:08 PM

I'll take that as a "Thumbs Up"

thirstybuzzardcane

Posted by: SOUP | June 13, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Hey, wait a minute, what's all this 24/7 Canes talk you were talking about?

HAPPY SOUP

OFF TOPIC WARNING: COMEDY MOMENT ON THE SPACE:

If you had purchased $1,000 worth of shares in Delta Airlines 5 years ago, you would have $49.00 today!

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG 5 years ago, you would have $33.00 today!

If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers 5 years ago, you would have $0.00 today!

But, if you had purchased $1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for the recycling refund, you would have received $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment plan is to drink heavily & recycle. It is called the 401-Keg.

And as a bonus...

A recent study found that the average American walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that on average Americans drink 22 gallons of alcohol a year.

That means that the average American gets about 41 miles to the gallon. Makes you damn proud to be an American!

Lur-ker

Always good to see real estate info.

Hard to predict where the market is headed, but one thing's for sure, we are NOT at the top of a bubble like a few years back.

HAPPY SOUP

Hey, wait a minute, what's all this 24/7 Canes talk you were talking about?

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | June 13, 2016 at 01:27 PM

Brief, important, meaningful or funny and NON POLITICAL public service announcements known as OFF TOPIC WARNINGS are granted special permission by the blog operator. You can scroll past if not interested, hence the warning. If you have one to contribute go ahead. If not stick to what U know: UM SPORTS!

HawaiiCane

Just a record of note, since I live out here in California. The 'Slugs' did not advance in the College World Series it was the 'Gauchos'. The 'Banana Slugs' are the University of California at Santa Cruz mascot while the 'Gauchos' are the mascot for University of California in Santa Barbara.

HAPPY SOUP

See there U go...HawaiiCane with a PERFECT example of a great OTW / PSA on The Space!

Lur-ker

Good catch. My bad. So many UC's in Cali it's hard to keep up.

It's still sounds strange, though, doesn't it?
The Gauchos and the Chanticleers are in the CWS.

Although Slugs would have been better.

HAPPY SOUP

Although Slugs would have been better.

Posted by: Lur-ker | June 13, 2016 at 01:49 PM

Slugs vs Gauchos? That's a toss up.

Lur-ker

LOL. When I hear gauchos, all I can think of is some kind of weird pants that I really have no idea what they are.

Lur-ker

At least I know what a slug is.

Lur-ker

Also, btw, if I'm being honest, I have zero clue what a Chanticleer is. Haven't Googled it.

30CINCO

Mark Richt's first year with Miami could go in a lot of different directions

http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2016/6/13/11905850/miami-hurricanes-football-2016-preview-schedule-roster#roster

HAPPY SOUP

Gaucho (Spanish: [ˈɡautʃo]) or gaúcho (Portuguese: [ɡaˈuʃu]) is a word with several meanings. In its historical sense a gaucho was "A mestizo who, in the 18th and 19th centuries, inhabited Argentina, Uruguay and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil".[1] Today, in Argentina and Uruguay, a gaucho is simply "A country person, experienced in traditional cattle ranching work".[2] Because historical gauchos were reputed to be brave, if unruly, the word is also applied metaphorically to mean "Noble, brave and generous",[3] but also "One who is skilful in subtle tricks, crafty".[4] In Portuguese the word gaúcho (note the accent) means "An inhabitant of the plains of Rio Grande do Sul or the pampas of Argentina descended from European man and [Amer]Indian woman who devotes himself to lassoing and raising cattle and horses".[5]

Gaucho is an equivalent of the North American "cowboy" (vaquero, in Spanish), the Chilean huaso, the Peruvian chalan, the Cuban guajiro[citation needed], the Puerto Rican jibaro[citation needed], the Venezuelan or Colombian llanero, the Ecuadorian chagra[citation needed], the Hawaiian paniolo[citation needed], and the Mexican charro, which are terms that often connote the 19th century more than the present day; then, gauchos made up the majority of the rural population, herding cattle on the vast estancias, and practicing hunting as their main economic activities.

The gaucho is a national symbol in both Argentina and Uruguay. Gauchos became greatly admired and renowned in legends, folklore and in literature and became an important part of their regional cultural tradition. Beginning late in the 19th century, after the heyday of the gauchos, they were celebrated by South American writers.

HAPPY SOUP

OUCHO GAUCHO! This is not what I think the writers above were talking about BUT this is what I call a "Gaucho"

http://www.forever21.com/images/default_750/00172266-01.jpg

SinisterCane

CIS:


Recruiting Update

Kind of long but somed good **** in it.

Lengthy by position breakdown with the latest insider juice on the Miami Hurricanes recruiting board for this class and beyond.

QUARTERBACK

Mark Richt and his staff made N’Kosi Perry (Ocala, Fla./Vanguard) an early priority. They went all out for him and got him back in the boat. Perry visited this past weekend and remains solid with the Canes. He’s regarded as the top quarterback in Florida this cycle by many observers. He more than has the goods to compete with Jack Allison for the job once Brad Kaaya departs.


RUNNING BACK

There’s two moving parts with the current commits - Robert Burns (Miami/Gulliver Prep) and Bentavious Thompson (Miami/Southridge). Notre Dame is making a legit push for Burns. He still plans to officially visit Notre Dame October 29 when the Fighting Irish host Miami.

Miami has the help in this situation that could ultimately play to its favor of of holding tight.

Thompson still needs to improve his academic standing (and has time). Meanwhile East Carolina is staying in touch as a plan B if that doesn’t happen.


More so, position coach Thomas Brown has continued his super relationship with Anthony McFarland Jr. (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic) stemming back from his previous job.


(Anthony McFarland Jr. is the nation's No. 4 all-purpose back. He continues to be a Miami and Maryland battle.
McFarland once favored Georgia outright because of Brown. This continues to be a battle between Miami and Maryland, a campus located less than a few miles from his high school.

The key, like many recruitments, is the mom. Right now the mom is good with Miami and is saying all of the right things. Look for this recruitment to still go the limit with officials to both spots for the four-star back, ranked as the nation’s No. 4 all-purpose back.

McFarland was not only the top back at the Washington, D.C. Regional Opening. He was also the top wideout. Wolverine247 insider Steve Lorenz recently logged the first pick on the Crystal Ball for Miami for the electric playmaker. That’s noteworthy going forward. Miami ideally hopes to sign two backs this cycle.

WIDE RECEIVER

The Canes have three committed - Kevaughn Dingle (Opa Locka, Fla./Carol City), Rodney Scott (Miami/Southridge) and Deejay Dallas (Brunswick, Ga./Glynn Academy) - and they are looking to take four, perhaps five this cycle. The No. 1 target, Jerry Jeudy (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), is still an Alabama, Miami and Tennessee battle.

The Crystal Ball reads 86-percent for Alabama and 14-percent for Miami. Jeudy plans to take his official visits this fall before enrolling early. He’s the lone oversign guy on the Miami board.

Five-star Trevon Grimes (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) is a longtime virtual lock to Ohio State. The mother of the Indiana native would prefer her son to stay close to home but ultimately this one has been done for a while.

Of the out of region targets, Miami is in the best shape with Evidence Njoku (Cedar Grove, N.J.), a Canes legacy.

They are still tied for Camron Buckley (Cedar Hill, Tex.) with Ole Miss. The Crystal Ball favors the Rebels.

Miami is also in the lead group for Tyrell Shavers (Lewisville, Tex.) and Texas A&M verbal commit Keldrick Carper (Plain Dealing, La.), who pledged to the Aggies yesterday.

Texas leads the Crystal Ball 100-percent for Shavers (6-6, 202) who clocked a 4.3 at the Dallas Opening Regional this spring.

Look for Njoku to potentially verbally commit during his summer trip to Miami and then the Hurricanes will be in complete oversign mode for Jeudy.

TIGHT END

Miami is done at this spot, like they are at quarterback, with the commit of Brian Polendey (Denton, Tex./Guyer), the nation’s No. 18 tight end. He reminds some of former Hurricane Greg Olsen.

OFFENSIVE LINE

Miami wisely went out of region to the Midwest, an area that mass produces run blockers, and got a steal with Zach Dykstra (Spirit Lake, Ia.). The physical, lean tackle that plays with an edge is set to enroll early.

Miami is hoping to sign four linemen, namely tackles, this cycle. The major need continues to be for more long, lean tackle being one of the biggest priorities on the reshaping of the roster for the new regime.

Despite setting up officials elsewhere, four-star commit Navaughn Donaldson (Miami/Central) remains solid with his pledge with Miami.

South Florida, usually an area that doesn’t produce many offensive linemen, has a half dozen or so this cycle.

Miami will go the distance for Florida commit Kadeem Telfort (Miami/Booker T. Washington), a former verbal commit that visited this past week. They’ll do the same for Kai-Leon Herbert and Tedarrell Slaton (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage).

Michigan is the front-runner for Slaton, a five-star guard, and Florida, slightly ahead of Michigan, leads for Herbert. Both visited Miami Friday.

Miami is very much in the picture for Marcus Minor (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic), along with Maryland, Auburn and North Carolina. Landing McFarland could lead to a package deal with Minor.

The Crystal Ball reads 67-percent for Maryland and 33-percent for North Carolina for the nation’s No. 29 offensive tackle.

Miami, Tennessee, Oregon, Vanderbilt and Auburn comprise the lead group for Nick Brahms (Navarre, Fla.), the nation’s No. 9 guard.

The Crystal Ball reads 100-percent for Auburn, where his sister goes to school.

DEFENSIVE LINE

Miami is done at defensive tackle with its commit from Jonathan Ford (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Dillard). Ford (6-5, 270) has developed significantly in the last year and has a very good upside. Miami is at their numbers with this take and will look to take two in the next class.

This is a position, like most given the scheme shift, that figures to benefit the most going forward as the excitement remains high from the staff with the gains from Gerald Willis III, RJ McIntosh, Anthony Moten and Kendrick Norton.

Miami will look to sign a pair of edge rushers. They remain in the lead group for Jordan Wright, Ford’s teammate. The nation’s No. 28 weakside defensive end was actually set to commit to Miami in late May.

His offer sheet exploded and he’s since pushed that decision timetable back for after his official visits.

The lead group still has Miami, Kentucky, USC, Syracuse, Alabama and Michigan State. He will visit FSU, Syracuse and USC this week.

Owen Carney (Miami/Central) has seen his stock also take off in the last few weeks. Duke still leads Miami and Georgia for the early enrollee. LSU and Alabama are both close to offering him as a 3-4 outside linebacker.

Miami along with Georgia and Virginia Tech was the lead group for Jonathan Garvin (West Palm Beach, Fla./Oxbridge Academy). A late May offer and push from Clemson has the Tigers now leading. He visited Clemson last week for camp.

The confidence for Miami may be the highest for four-star defensive end DJ Johnson (Sacramento, Calif./Burbank).

The nation’s No. 9 defensive end is who they hear the most from. The Crystal Ball reads 67-percent for Ole Miss and 33-percent for UCLA.

The key going forward will be getting the father on the same page. This recruitment likely will go the distance with Miami receiving a January official visit.

Miami is also in the lead group for Jarez Parks (Sebastian River, Fla.), the nation’s No. 4 defensive end and cousin of Hurricanes defensive end Patrick Bethel. Florida leads the Crystal Ball with 100-percent. Alabama, Mississippi State, Clemson and Florida State are all in the lead group for Parks.

LINEBACKER

Miami’s ceiling is two for takes this class. There’s a greater emphasis to sign six defensive backs with four being cornerbacks than taking another linebacker.

If Miami happens to add another to go with Waynmon Steed (Miami/Central) the top candidates include De’Andre Wilder (Opa Locka, Fla./Carol City), Bradley Jennings Jr. (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood), Ventrell Miller (Lakeland, Fla./Kathleen) and James Houston (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage).


(Linebacker James Houston grew up liking Miami.
Wilder still wants to make his college choice following his senior season. That timeline may not allow for him to have a spot with Miami this cycle if he opts that way.

Jennings’ father played for Richt, giving the slight chance for a flip for the Seminoles legacy.

Miller, perhaps the top backer in central Florida this cycle, continues to list Miami in his lead group.

Wisconsin, who offered first, leads for Houston, who grew up a Miami fan. If anyone of these prospects where to hop in the boat with Miami they would then be done this cycle at the position.

DEFENSIVE BACK

Hurricanes cornerbacks coach Mike Rumph’s position group, one of the thinnest inherited on the roster, has a chance to flip considerably over the next two cycles.

Cornerback commit Christopher Henderson (Miami/Columbus) says he’s solid despite a push from Florida. Henderson is the fastest athlete in Dade Country, as fast of a county as there is in the nation.

His teammate, Oklahoma commit Trajan Bandy (Miami/Columbus), is telling Miami and his friends to be ready for the flip. Miami247 insider David Lake and myself have already flipped the Crystal Ball to Miami for Bandy, as good of a prospect in the city of Miami as there is this cycle.

We still don’t expect Nick Roberts (Orange Park, Fla./Oakleaf) to sign with Miami this cycle. Don’t be surprised to see both parties publicly part ways sooner than later.

Safety commit Billy Gibson Jr. (Miami/Southridge) remains solid and will return to campus later this week with his loaded cast of teammates.

One of those talented teammates, cornerback Shawn Davis, is a heavy lean to Florida. It’s not a matter of if but when he will publicly pledge to the Gators.

Miami made a big impression on Brian Edwards (Miramar, Fla.) who now lists the Canes as his co-favorite with Syracuse. Don’t be surprised to see a public commit from Edwards in the near future and him still taking several official visits this fall before he enrolls early.

Amari Carter (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) is a Miami/Notre Dame battle. He will visit Notre Dame this summer and then could be in a position to pick either way. Notre Dame leads the Crystal Ball.

Edwards (6-3, 190) and Carter (6-2, 172) could play cornerback or safety on the next level. They’ll both get their shot to play on the island, no matter where they pick, to start their college careers.

Miami is also positioned well for four-star cornerback Marco Wilson (Planation, Fla./American Heritage), a Canes legacy. This remains a Florida/Miami battle as his dad played for Miami and his brother starts for the Gators. Wilson visited Friday.

Miami is also in the lead group along with Florida and Georgia for cornerback three-star Latavious Brini (Hialeah, Fla./Mater Academy). Brini, like Wilder, plans to make a late decision and may miss out on his chance to play his college ball instate.

Also look for Miami to soon offer JUCO cornerback Jhavonte Dean ((Brenham, Tex./Blinn College).

Dean has offers from Alabama, TCU and many others. Dean, a Homestead, Fla./South Dade product, has interest in returning home. He would have three years to play two years of eligibility.

Miami would view him as a projected starter and a guy that could instantly help and bridge the gap between the position’s current shortcomings to the potentially promising future.

Miami still plans to go the distance for elite safety Daniel Wright. Wright still favors Florida State ahead of Miami, LSU, Alabama and Clemson. Wright plans to announce on National Signing Day.

2018

Miami, who is in position to land a very talented secondary class this cycle, could have one of it’s best-ever hauls at the position next cycle.

They have an early pledge from Josh Jobe (Miami/Columbus), an elite Top 100 stud. Jobe, who is already 18 as a rising junior, is working to reclassify if possible. If not he would be an early enrollee after prep school in January of 2018.

The Canes also have an early commit from cornerback Gilbert Frierson (Coral Gables, Fla.), a four-star talent and Frank Gore’s cousin.

Verbal commit Thomas Burns (Miami/Northwestern), a Canes legacy, could ultimately wind up being a track scholarship guy.

Miami is the runaway leader for cornerback Al Blades Jr. (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas), a Miami legacy prospect, and in the top two with Florida State for his teammate, four-star cornerback Asante Samuel Jr..

Two of Rumph’s former players at Planation, Fla./American Heritage, five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. and four-star cornerback Tyson Campbell, both list Miami in their lead group.


(Patrick Surtain Jr. is the nation's No. 1 cornerback in the 2018 class. Photo: 247Sports)
LSU is still the favorite ahead of Miami, Florida State, Clemson and Alabama for Surtain Jr. Clemson, who offered first, has the slight edge for Campbell.

Both prospects spent ample time with Rumph and Richt Friday while on campus.

Basically, south Florida is loaded beyond belief with secondary talent (somehow even more so than usual) given Samuel Jr., Blades Jr., Surtain Jr., Campbell, Frierson and Jobe, among a host of others.

Miami already has two in the boat, they are lock for Blades Jr. and will go the distance for the rest. It’s a group that should and could make up the entire secondary for the East Squad in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.


Miami spoke with the coaches of four-star quarterback Cameron Rising (Newbury Park, Calif.) Friday. Oklahoma and LSU currently lead. Miami is working on getting Rising to visit next month. A trip to south Florida would instantly vault Miami back into prime contention.

Keep an eye on four-star athlete Justin Watkins (Ocala, Fla./Vanguard), who could play wide receiver in college.

Watkins, a former LSU pledge, currently favors Florida State over Florida and Clemson.

One dynamic Watkins did say is he wants to play his college ball with his high school teammate and close friend: Miami commit N’Kosi Perry.

Look for offensive lineman Delone Scaife (Miami/Killian) to publicly commit to the Hurricanes soon. I’ve placed a Crystal Ball indicating such.He’s contending for honors as the top offensive line prospect in south Florida in the 2018 class.

Similar to Blades, four-star inside linebacker Billy Joseph (Miami/Northwestern) will ultimately re-commit Miami’s way.

HAPPY SOUP

Slug, or land slug, is a common name for any apparently shell-less terrestrial gastropod mollusc. The word slug is also often used as part of the common name of any gastropod mollusc that has no shell, a very reduced shell, or only a small internal shell, particularly sea slugs and semislugs (this is in contrast to the common name snail, which applies to gastropods that have a coiled shell large enough that the animal can fully retract its soft parts into the shell).

Various taxonomic families of land slugs form part of several quite different evolutionary lineages, which also include snails. Thus, the various families of slugs are not closely related, despite a superficial similarity in the overall body form. The shell-less condition has arisen many times independently during the evolutionary past, and thus the category "slug" is emphatically a polyphyletic one.

Slugs play an important role in the ecosystem by eating decaying plant material and fungi.[13] Most carnivorous slugs on occasion also eat dead of their own kind.

Most species of slugs are generalists, feeding on a broad spectrum of organic materials, including leaves from living plants, lichens, mushrooms, and even carrion.[13][14] Some slugs are predators and eat other slugs and snails, or earthworms.[13][15].

SinisterCane

I know it's early but....PREDITION TIME!!!!!!!

Sep 3 Florida A&M W
Sep 10 FAU W
Sep 17 @Appalachian St. W
Oct 1 @Georgia Tech W
Oct 8 Florida St. W
Oct 15 North Carolina L
Oct 20 @Virginia Tech W
Oct 29 @Notre Dame L
Nov 5 Pittsburgh W
Nov 12 @Virginia W
Nov 19 @NC State W
Nov 26 Duke W

10-2

HAPPY SOUP

From 1983 until the 2015 season, Coastal Carolina's athletic programs competed in NCAA Division I as a member of the Big South Conference, while the football team competed in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision or FCS. On September 1, 2015, Coastal Carolina announced they would leave the Big South Conference following the 2015–16 school year to transition to FBS-level football and the Sun Belt Conference. The university will join in all sports except for football starting July 1, 2016, with football joining in 2017.[24]

The football team plays at the 9,214-seat Brooks Stadium, which is notable for its teal artificial turf.[25] Following the announcement of the university joining the Sun Belt Conference, Brooks Stadium will undergo construction to expand the stadium to 20,000 seats; the NCAA requires FBS programs to maintain an average attendance of at least 15,000 over a rolling two-year cycle. The addition will complete a lower level seating bowl between the home, visitors and student sections, as well as adding a second level to the section backing up to S.C. 544.[26]

Coastal's athletic teams were once known as the Trojans. But once the school established an affiliation with the University of South Carolina, the decision was made to select a mascot in line with the parent institution's mascot, the Gamecock. The ultimate choice was the Chanticleer (pronounced SHON-ti-clear), the proud, witty rooster made famous in "The Nun's Priest's Tale" of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. The university's teams are affectionately known as the Chants (pronounced "shonts") and the mascot itself is named Chauncey. When Coastal Carolina became an independent university in 1993, despite some calls for "a complete split from USC" (i.e., change the mascot), the Chanticleer remained the school's mascot. The mascot is one of the most distinctive in all of college sports.[27]

In 2013, TD Bank gave CCU a $5 million gift. In September 2014, CCU officially renamed all its sports facilities TD Sports Complex

HAPPY SOUP

Sep 3 Florida A&M W
Sep 10 FAU W
Sep 17 @Appalachian St. W
Oct 1 @Georgia Tech W
Oct 8 Florida St. W
Oct 15 North Carolina L
Oct 20 @Virginia Tech W
Oct 29 @Notre Dame L
Nov 5 Pittsburgh W
Nov 12 @Virginia W
Nov 19 @NC State W
Nov 26 Duke W

10-2

Posted by: SinisterCane | June 13, 2016 at 02:50 PM

Sep 3 Florida A&M W
Sep 10 FAU W
Sep 17 @Appalachian St. W
Oct 1 @Georgia Tech W
Oct 8 Florida St. W
Oct 15 North Carolina w
Oct 20 @Virginia Tech W
Oct 29 @Notre Dame w
Nov 5 Pittsburgh W
Nov 12 @Virginia W
Nov 19 @NC State W
Nov 26 Duke W

12-0, there, fixed it for U!

Where RCCF at???

Lur-ker

OUCHO GAUCHO! This is not what I think the writers above were talking about BUT this is what I call a "Gaucho"

http://www.forever21.com/images/default_750/00172266-01.jpg

Posted by: SOUP | June 13, 2016 at 02:39 PM

LOL Yeah, this is what I was thinking off. An ex-girl of mine wore something like this back in the day and I remember thinking WTF? For about a second, anyway.

thirstybuzzardcane

Posted by: SOUP | June 13, 2016 at 01:38 PM

I was just joking around. I appreciate all the info that is put on this blog!

thirstybuzzardcane

I think Miami beats UNC....They have a new QB this year.

badbart

as far as baseball is concerned....living in Columbia, I watched the SC/Ok State series....Ok St has a strong pitching staff

badbart

as far as the pigskin, my family and I were just in Boone, NC for vacation and I went and invaded their stadium....got some pics...where can I send?

tjl3909

UNC,s new QB is better than last years QB
9-3 but win the bowl game
Kaaya comes back for his SR year and we go undefeated National Champs..

Sep 3 Florida A&M W
Sep 10 FAU W
Sep 17 @Appalachian St. W
Oct 1 @Georgia Tech W
Oct 8 Florida St. L
Oct 15 North Carolina w
Oct 20 @Virginia Tech L
Oct 29 @Notre Dame L
Nov 5 Pittsburgh W
Nov 12 @Virginia W
Nov 19 @NC State W
Nov 26 Duke W

HAPPY SOUP

as far as the pigskin, my family and I were just in Boone, NC for vacation and I went and invaded their stadium....got some pics...where can I send?

Posted by: badbart | June 13, 2016 at 05:10 PM

canespace86@aol.com

Go Canes!

The Miami Hurricanes' first game at the 2016 College World Series will take place against Arizona on Sat., June 18 at 8 PM ET on ESPN2.

SinisterCane

Posted by: SOUP | June 13, 2016 at 02:56 PM

When the savages start outnumbering the Golden's recruits I'll pick'em to go 14-0. They maybe talented but you just don't cure that level of softness that fat mothaf@@ka instilled

MDCane

Sep 3 Florida A&M W
Sep 10 FAU W
Sep 17 @Appalachian St. W
Oct 1 @Georgia Tech W
Oct 8 Florida St. W - Pressure on new QB
Oct 15 North Carolina w
Oct 20 @Virginia Tech W-new coach new scheme
Oct 29 @Notre Dame L
Nov 5 Pittsburgh W
Nov 12 @Virginia W
Nov 19 @NC State W
Nov 26 Duke W

The Dude

Remember what I said about taking out self hatred on others? Orlando shooter was using gay hook up apps and went to gay bars.

RCCF

WoRD SOUPerstar!!

Undefeated is the only prediction anything else is a Waste of Time cheer elsewhere if winning tough games surprises you..

SinisterCane

10-2 is the ceiling with a coastal div
title

NativeCane

Travolta was wearing a banana slug t shirt at the end of Pulp Fiction.....

Dem Canes!!!

SinisterCane

Nick Roberts decommits

ML Alumni1970.

Sorry I missed all the vitriolic stuff going on. Don't know the topic, but I am sure 86 would have called me out too.
Be careful about phone computer scams. I lost $500. Spent all day at the bank closing out everything and getting new accounts,etc. Tomorrow, Sheriff Dept. t o file with them.
I guess I am too nice and easily taken.
Anyway GO CANES. SO PROUD OF THEM, JUST LIKE ALL OF YOU.

CoCane

Chris Lykes, the #9 PG and #46 overall player in the ESPNU top 100 for 2017 committed to coach L this weekend...

He's only 5'6 160 but super quick...

Lur-ker

Travolta was wearing a banana slug t shirt at the end of Pulp Fiction.....

Dem Canes!!!

Posted by: NativeCane | June 13, 2016 at 10:11 PM

Good memory.

I remember that now that you jogged mine.

Takes me back to when I first saw that pic, not knowing what to expect at all. What a treat.

Ohio_Cane

SinisterCane
Nick Roberts decommits

Posted by: SinisterCane | June 13, 2016 at 10:12 PM
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Before anyone freaks out, this has been coming. Better players on the board that we lead or will lead for soon. I like him tho. Hope he finds a good place for him

Ohio_Cane

Ps - Trajan Bandy will be flipping from OU to us soon. I think this is partly why

CaneRock

Cleveland Chamber of Commerce poppin' champagne babeeeeee!!!

TonyCane

They should be, CaneRock. Cavs will win this series. Guaranteed.

thirstybuzzardcane

If it wasn't for Cavs poor free throw shooting in game 4 they would be up in the series right now....And they forgot how to play defense too!

raizecane

NBA making sure this series goes 7 games.....they suspend Green for something much less severe than what happened in the OKC game and not calling any fouls on the CAVS....Pathetic.

thirstybuzzardcane

Lebron feeds off people talking crap about him. You never want to wake up a sleeping giant! I bet he wish he could have game 4 back.....really don't no why he played complacent.

raizecane

Thirsty...im guessing because he didnt have his diaper changed prior to game 4.

thirstybuzzardcane

You can't blame the refs. They have been letting the players play, which makes it a fun game to watch.

UMike

So what is UM getting in 5-6 Bowie-Md. prep Class of 2017 point guard Chris Lykes, who orally committed to Miami on Sunday?

ESPN rates him the 46th best player in the 2017 class and the ninth best point guard prospect. The ESPN scouting report:

Strengths: Lykes is a tough, competitive scoring point guard that possess excellent speed and quickness. He changes speed and directions on a dime as well. Lykes has a tight handle, probes the defense and has good court vision. He can stop and pop in the open court with range to the arc and will not hesitate to advance pass when a teammate is ahead on the break. Lykes has an excellent pull up jumper off the catch or when attacking off on ball screens. He can run the offense and deliver the ball as he attacks as well. Lykes is explosive for his size and plays with swag.

Weaknesses: Lykes will need to be more of a vocal leader as he runs his team. Work to get others involved more at times and keep working on improving as an on ball defender.

Bottom Line: Lykes is a constant threat on the offensive end of the floor. He can go wherever he wants with the ball. His handle and court vision is excellent and he is a crafty passer and finisher. He can really score the ball in a variety of ways despite his size and compete with toughness. Lykes is a high major prospect because of his ability to score and pass with continued development.

• UM will play Arizona in its College World Series opener at 8 p.m. Saturday. Oklahoma State and UC-Santa Barbara also are in UM’s bracket.

• Respected UF AD director Jeremy Foley announced his retirement today, and the first question that came to mind was whether his to-be-determined successor will be more inclined to schedule UM-UF football games more regularly. As Foley (who I always found to be accessible) explained repeatedly, he didn’t believe it made sense for UM and UF to play annually because of UF’s need for an extra non-conference home game most years. (Left unsaid was the fact UF already has a difficult schedule, with SEC games and FSU every year).

Foley agreed to open the 2019 season against UM in Orlando but indicated no interest in playing Miami beyond that. UF coach Jim McElwain obviously also will have a big say in any decision regarding how often to play UM.

When asked in April about the 2019 game against Miami, McElwain said: “It’s something we’ve talked about… It’s definitely not one of those things that we’re dodging them, I’ll say that.”

UM AD Blake James has consistently said he's willing to play UF more often, and Mark Richt said last week that he's also interested in that.

I'd be surprised if UF agrees to play UM more, but at least the new AD might take a fresh look.

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/2016/06/monday-dolphinscanesmedia-notes-gase-on-starting-battles-rookie-keeps-impressing-um-lands-highly-reg.html

UMike

Here's a report by recruiting correspondent Peter Ariz on Mark Richt's chat with the media Saturday morning... (picture above by Peter)

On the third day of the Mark Richt Football Camp on the University of Miami campus, Miami’s coach spoke about the impact of social media on recruiting and assessed how the south Florida recruiting base compares to Georgia’s.

Richt, who was one of the most successful recruiters in the country during his time in Athens, Georgia as the Bulldogs’ coach, believes that the two areas are more comparable than people might realize.

“There’s a lot more similarities than difference, in my opinion,” said Richt. “Even the Metro Atlanta area is similar to the tri-county area here as far as number of prospects, proximity to your school – you’re always going to have a certain percentage that want to go to your school and you’re going to have a certain percentage that just flat out want to go away from home and you’re going to have the ones in the middle that we will battle for.”

As far as the types of prospects that the Miami staff targets, Coach Richt said there are a certain criteria that they look for in terms of “a height, weight, maybe not necessarily always a 40, but speed, and agility.” If a recruit does not fit exactly what they want, that is not the end of the line in Richt’s eyes.

“Now if a guy is a little shorter than you want him to be, then he’s got to be a little more dynamic. I’ve had great receivers this tall and I’ve had great receivers that tall. So I’m not going to say a receiver has got to be 6-foot or 6’3”, or a guy has to run a 4.6 or 4.4,” said Richt.

“If a guy doesn’t quite fit the criteria you have, he’s gotta be a highly productive guy or a guy that has the growth potential to become what you want him to become.”

The emergence of social media has changed recruiting in many ways, but Richt explained that it is a part of the evaluation process for his staff.

“If he’s a guy that we are highly interested in, or we’ve offered, or he’s committed, we watch it very closely,” said Richt.

“I’ve let guys go – at Georgia, there was a kid we had committed and he had stuff on there that really wasn't good. He was representing us so we told him ‘don’t do that’ and then he ‘yes sirred’ us and changed his little handle or whatever you wanna call it and kept doing the same thing. Apparently he didn’t care about what we were saying so we told him we were moving on.”

Richt says that his coaches speak to the recruit’s “head coach, position coach, if they have a strength coach, a team chaplain, the principal, a counselor, teachers in class” and added, “if there’s something you need to find out then you probably will.”

Although a roster full of high character student-athletes is what Richt is striving for at Miami, he understands that no kid is perfect. He explained how they try to prevent issues from arising.

“We try to capture the heart of our guys and tell them we love them. Any rule we have is really based on trying to help you be great. Help you be a great father, husband, citizen, college football player, whatever their desires are,” said Richt. “If they know our motivations then I think they respond well. Rules have never made people behave. Laws have never made people behave. Usually you make good decisions based on what you have in your heart.”

PETER ARIZ

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/umiami/2016/06/mark-richt-spoke-today-on-social-media-and-recruits-we-watch-it-very-closely.html

Mr Moneymaker

Warriors played perhaps their worst game of the post season, was missing a vital starter, Kyrie and LeBron had two of the best post season games ever, the officiating was monumentally bad...and it was a six point game midway through the fourth.

If they don't go 3-21 down the stretch from 3, most of which were wide open looks, they could have broken Cleveland's back late and won the whole thing last night.

Barnes was absolutely awful and now GS is looking at the possibility of a winner take all game 7.

Should never have gotten that far but when you shoot that poorly for the entire second half of a clinching game, you get stuck in a dog fight.

Im all for more basketball. It will be fun.

CaneRock

Green being out was big...#LeSnitch.

thirstybuzzardcane

It was confirmed today that the coward shooter in Orlando was actually scoping out Disney Springs (AKA Downtown Disney) on the night of the shootings......My brother and parents were there that night. Make sure you tell your family you love them, because it might be the last time!

Lur-ker

Green being out was big...#LeDrySnitch.

Posted by: CaneRock | June 14, 2016 at 09:21 AM

FIFY

Ohio_Cane

Here's 1 of our QB's of the future at UM's 7 on 7 tourney last week. N'Kosi Perry. Kid has some real arm talent to go with his good speed and elusivness.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=204&v=VTyxNQ6gK3E

The Dude

For God's sake just stay out of Orlando. A gator dragged away a 2 year old boy at Disney.

raizecane


For God's sake just stay out of Orlando. A gator dragged away a 2 year old boy at Disney.

Posted by: The Dude | June 15, 2016 at 06:04 AM

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It has not been a good week for the City Beautiful.

1) Singer gets shot / killed after concert
2) Mass shooting with 49 victims
3) 2 yr old dragged by a gator at a Disney Resort.

Thirsty - I visit Disney Springs often and in a way, wish the shooter had gone there instead. Here is why - At the Pulse, it's crowed, loud establishment where nobody other than the shooter would carry a weapon. Disney Springs is wide open...yes more people but also more likely a lot more folks with their CCP on hand.

Regardless, you are correct. Tell your family you love them and be aware of your surroundings at all times.

And like SOUP always says - nothing good happens after midnight.

The Dude

^^^ I'm on a lot of gun boards raize and I've never seen gun people so open to change as I am seeing now. It's going to be an interesting next few months I think.

Coolmac758

In order for us to get Good Recruits, We have to Win. Also stop being Star Gazes and support Whoever We Get. I Actually Liked Nick Roberts because He Wanted to be a Cane instead of Waiting to see if we Win. Everybody Knows that You're with Us or Against Us. The Miami Kids just Wait.

Go Canes!

Anyone who thinks this country doesn't need some form of sensible gun control is out of their freaking minds.

I am all for the Second Amendment, but come on, give me a break with some of the weapons being sold to just about anyone who walks in the door today.

CoCane

Yeah, Go Canes. They would actually sell a chopper to my crazy ass. Lol

The Dude

I don't have a problem with any of the weapons currently available at your local gun store, AR 15, AK 47 whatever, they just need to be more difficult to acquire and need more seriousness around the keeping of them.

The Dude

Yeah, Go Canes. They would actually sell a chopper to my crazy ass. Lol

Posted by: CoCane | June 15, 2016 at 09:07 AM

Ever heard of the TBA? That's the real market place....

Ah shit, a black SUV just pulled up to my door, I gotta go guys.

Go Canes!

https://www.canesinsight.com/thread/canes/99437

The Dude

^^^ Based on that I'm looking for Yearby and Gus to be rolling. Richards and Bruce will get burn. Front 7 will be the best we've had in years. Will Jaquan play nickle corner? The freshman corner Young I think? will get a lot of play time too. 10 wins is probable.

The Dude

^^^ I hate that expectation in MR's first year though.

raizecane

Yeah, Go Canes. They would actually sell a chopper to my crazy ass. Lol

Posted by: CoCane | June 15, 2016 at 09:07 AM

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As long as you don't plan to fly a banner saying fire CM on it, we be good.

CaneRock

I'm sorry, I think they just need to ban weapons like the AR15s,AKs,etc.. I don't see any use for those weapons besides recreational, or inflicting carnage. I mean, do people really use ARs to hunt?

CaneRock

You come on vacation with your 2 Y/O, and now you have to return without em'...sad. Just a few weeks ago, they found a gator in a sewage drain in front of my sister in law's house.

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