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July 08, 2018

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Sarasota 'cane

Hey now!

Terrance Sullivan

Boom

raizecane

Top of the morning......

nemo2002

Braxton Berrios is amazing.

Go Canes!!

Another S. Fla kid leaves town and goes bust?

Would love to see the failure/success rate of local kids who leave over the last 5-10 years.

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20180709/alabama-sophomore-vandarius-cowan-dismissed-from-football-team-following-arrest

BigWindyCane1

Another S. Fla kid leaves town and goes bust?

Would love to see the failure/success rate of local kids who leave over the last 5-10 years.

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20180709/alabama-sophomore-vandarius-cowan-dismissed-from-football-team-following-arrest

Posted by: Go Canes!! | July 09, 2018 at 01:15 PM

Yep. The Canes should use this (and other South Florida recruits who chose Alabama) as an example of why they should go to UM. Players who commit to Miami simply don't get into situations like this.

I remember seeing him a couple of times when he attended a Canes game and attended a camp as a recruit. He is about 6'4", and I think he was around 215-220 pounds at the time. The Canes really recruited him hard, but CMR had just started and I guess he wasn't yet sold. I don't see Shaq, Pinkney or any of the Canes LBs getting into this kind of trouble. Obviously, UM, FSU and UF will not be interested in his services. Its amazing what a difference two years can make. I don't know where Cowan will end up after this.

BigWindyCane1

Interesting development: CMR and staff selected Senior safety Jaquan Johnson and junior wide receiver Ahmmon Richards to represent the Miami Hurricanes at the 2018 ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C. on July 18-19.

TJL

not Rosier? wow either a motivation ploy or he's not the leader AR is

TJL

Cowan will be on the Lane Train in 2 seconds

Terrance Sullivan

LOL none of this is surprising hate to burst some of yall's bubble lol.

58 Straight

not Rosier? wow either a motivation ploy or he's not the leader AR is

Posted by: TJL | July 09, 2018 at 05:04 PM

No you dumb bunny, he is NOT the starting QB!

58 Straight

Starting QB will be: Brett Kavanuagh!

Brett Michael Kavanaugh (born February 12, 1965) is a nominee to become an Associate Justice for the United States Supreme Court. He currently serves as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was White House Staff Secretary during the Presidency of George W. Bush.

A protégé of Ken Starr, Kavanaugh played a lead role in drafting the Starr Report, which urged the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.[1] Kavanaugh led the investigation into the suicide of Clinton aide Vince Foster. After the 2000 U.S. presidential election, in which Kavanaugh worked for the George W. Bush campaign in the Florida recount, Kavanaugh joined Bush's staff, where he led the Administration's effort to identify and confirm judicial nominees.[2]

Kavanaugh was nominated to the D.C. Appeals Court by Bush in 2003. His confirmation hearings were contentious and stalled for three years over charges of partisanship. Kavanaugh was ultimately confirmed in May 2006 after a series of negotiations between Democratic and Republican senators.[3][4][5]

Kavanaugh was nominated by President Donald Trump on July 9, 2018, to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, following the vacancy created by the pending retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.[6][7]

58 Straight

God Bless America!!!

raizecane

Starting QB will be: Brett Kavanuagh!

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Can he sell a mean bubble screen?

Go Canes!!

Regardless of what your political leanings may be, watching our great nation select its leaders without interruption and within the rule of law is an incredible process to behold.

TJL

All the Thai soccer team rescued from cave!

58 Straight

TJL...that is great news and an incredible story.

Terrance Sullivan

That's great news TJL!

raizecane

All the Thai soccer team rescued from cave!

Posted by: TJL | July 10, 2018 at 09:04 AM

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This will be great to watch when they make it into a movie. RIP to the Thai seal who lost his life while participating in the rescue.

Terrance Sullivan

Exactly Raize.

Terrance Sullivan

ACC Media Days Next Week. The Season is drawing near Peeps!

TonyCane

Curious what you all think...

Jimbo Fischer: How does he do at A&M? Rejuvenated? Or merely okay?
D’No: Keeps Houston’s defense strong, or reverts to exotic schemes and 40 pts given up in various games?
Taggert: A good hire for FSU, or too early to see
Butch: An upset threat this fall?
L Kiffin: His last season as FAU coach?
Scott Frost: A year away from a national championship?
Harbaugh: Final year at Michigan due to burnout/NFL return?
Saban: Ditto?

TJL

Jimbo Fischer: How does he do at A&M? Rejuvenated? Or merely okay?
**OKAY**
D’No: Keeps Houston’s defense strong, or reverts to exotic schemes and 40 pts given up in various games?
**Ed Oliver=great D**
Taggert: A good hire for FSU, or too early to see
**BUST**
Butch: An upset threat this fall?
**what r u smoking**
L Kiffin: His last season as FAU coach?
**YES**
Scott Frost: A year away from a national championship?
**Hell Naw-one hit wonder**
Harbaugh: Final year at Michigan due to burnout/NFL return?
Saban: Ditto?
**NO/NO**

Harry Miller

Been in Arlington Texas this past week,weather is hot and muggy, high 90's 101 one day. Huge thunder storms hale the size of base balls did $400 million in damages to cars etc.,the real Hurricane is coming. People out here think Miami is a huge school, they are shocked when I tell them we only have around 12,000 students. I think that's about right. Met a high school coach said he will be thinking of me when his team Fla St. beats us this year. I told him good luck with that.
The Canes are coming in less the two months.

TonyCane

Maybe that high school coach is still playing NCAA 13. FSU would definitely be favored there

Terrance Sullivan

Miami has 16,800 total students at University of Miami.

Terrance Sullivan

Great stuff Harry. Look forward to meeting you in 7 weeks.

Terrance Sullivan

Parking information is out via Miami Hurricane Club check your email.

Old Skool

Interesting article in Bleacher Report on how England has used info it gained from studying the NBA and NFL to win games in the World cup

https://tinyurl.com/y89aewwa

Set pieces have developed as the team's strongest asset. They have mastered the pick-and-roll, the stack and the back screen.

Southgate was intrigued by the detail of an NFL playbook and wanted a closeup look at how players used blocks to protect teammates to such effect.

SOUP

Parking information is out via Miami Hurricane Club check your email.

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | July 11, 2018 at 09:11 AM

Saw that, looks like we are still good to go GREEN at $175 at same location where we always parked?

Terrance Sullivan

Soup Yes Sir!

BigWindyCane1

Less than three weeks from the end of the NCAA recruiting dead period. Paradise Camp is July 28th, and Fall Camp starts in early August. Hopefully, more recruits commit and the position battles will begin.

Position battles I look forward to on offense are:
QB, TE, OGs. I could be wrong, but IMO, the QB position isn't completely settled. Even if Rosier wins the job in Fall camp, Rosier will have to look over his shoulder if he struggles.

This will be Rosier's third year under CMR, and his second year as a starter in this offense. The long throws to Richardson and Thomas will be nice, but Rosier needs to complete 60+% of his passes in this offense - no excuses. Rosier also needs to get his INTs down to around 7 or less. Third-down and red-zone conversions must improve. The introduction of a true fullback should help.

I think RBs (Homer, Dallas, Lingard, etc.) will be deep, and we should see a lot of big plays out of the running game once the RBs learn patience and how to hit holes. The offensive line will eventually come together, once the guards are settled upon.

On defense, I think DTs, Outside LBs/Strikers and CBs (opposite Michael Jackson) will be interesting competition. Starters at both Safeties (Johnson and Redwine) and DEs (J. Jackson, D. Jackson and Garvin) are probably settled. Competition for backup will be interesting across the board. Depth on defense will be important, especially on the DLs, because Diaz will want to rotate bodies and get sacks and TFLs. I am counting on Jess Simpson being a solid replacement for Coach Kul. We will see.

roachcane77

The offensive line will eventually come together, once the guards are settled upon.
Posted by: BigWindyCane1 | July 11, 2018 at 06:00 PM

I SURE HOPE SO... our GREATEST weakness IMO, and the one area that could really hold us back from being a NC team.

58 Straight

Who is this "Rosier" that U speak of?

Herbieibis

Greatest weakness is about. Until this dude learns how to be consistent he is our albetros.

Herbieibis

Dam type pad should have said greatest weakness is our qb.

roachcane77

I personally put QB at #2 on the "greatest weakness" scale. (Wisconsin gets by year after year with a mediocre team and QB, but an awesome O-Line.)
With OUR "U athletes" in EVERY OTHER position, we would DOMINATE the college FB landscape with a "Wisky-like" O-Line.
BANK IT!

Old Skool

Marve moves from battering cars to battering women.

https://tinyurl.com/y9668tts

UMike

University of Miami coach Mark Richt and his vaunted 2018 signing class, nicknamed #Storm18, should be collectively beaming right now.

So, too, should Hurricanes football fans.

The final member of that 2018 class, 6-3, 306-pound University of Tennessee graduate transfer Venzell Boulware — an offensive guard —is now enrolled and taking summer classes, UM confirmed.

That means when fall camp opens early next month, every recruit from the early signing period in December and on National Signing Day should be present —

http://amp.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article214685480.html

Terrance Sullivan

Roachcane Wisconsin loves Rosier throwing them 3 INT'S and going 11 for 27 against them on December 30th in the Capital One Orange Bowl. I was so pissed leaving the Rock that night. SMH.

CoCane

I was there too Sully. It was ugly

Terrance Sullivan

Yeah CoCane It was absolutely Brutal Brotha!

CGNC

86 - You have inside info! I did not get my email for the parking passes - when I called the ticket office they said they were going out next Thursday.

What are the lots shaping to be, if you know?

CGNC

a UMike sighting!

Terrance Sullivan

CGNC Green Lot is 175.00, Orange Lot is $135.00. Hope all is well with you CGNC!

58 Straight

"The final member of that 2018 class, 6-3, 306-pound University of Tennessee graduate transfer Venzell Boulware — an offensive guard —is now enrolled and taking summer classes, UM confirmed."

Hence the big, fat, slow guy moving to Tackle.

IJS

BigWindyCane1

One of the biggest sayings among recruits in basketball and football, is being "exposed." That happens when your opponents see you play, get a bunch of film on you, figure out your stengths, weaknesses and tendencies and then develop a plan to exploit your weaknesses on the field or court.

My concern with Rosier in the Run-Pass-Option offense is that he may be getting exposed. Every team the Canes play will know that offense. Rosier has to be capable of reading the defense pre- and post-snap.

IMO, something similar happened with Jalen Hurts, where Georgia figured out how to play him and the Alabama offense, and UGA was able to shut Alabama offense down in the National Championship game until Saban put in his backup, and Georgia was totally unprepared for him.

Now is the time for the coaches and Rosier to figure out how teams will defend Rosier and this offense, and anticipate the adjustments that have to be made based on what the defense may decide to present to counter what Rosier and the Canes like to do on offense.

Again, Rosier is a 5th year senior and in his third year under CMR. Reading the defense and Accuracy is the key to his QB play this season.

Rosier should complete 60%+ of this passes, and interceptions should be under 7. I anticipate that opponents will try to put 7-8 in the box to stop the run (putting more defenders in the box than you can block), take away the deep pass (for example, two-deep safety) from Richards and Thomas, force pressure up the middle into Rosier's face and force Rosier to throw to his possession receivers, TEs and RBs into tight windows. Rosier is a crafty inside runner, but he isn't really that fast. Opponents will try to take away the QB draws, and force Rosier to beat them from the pocket.

Just my opinion. I think Rosier needs to do these things for the offense to really hum. If he does these things with these playmakers that CMR has assembled, this offense will be a top offense in the ACC.

Terrance Sullivan

LOL BigWindyCane They figured Rosier out by November. Starting with VT Game for Homecoming. Rosier 9TD's/10INT's completing 50% of passes. We just created 11 Turnovers including 2 Pick Sixes and 2 other Turnovers inside their 20 yard lines basically we were already in the Red Zone in the VT,ND,UVA Games thus we rode that wave unto victory, but once the turnovers pretty much stopped our winning stopped. It's not rocket science. Either you know or you dont know.

CaneRock

LOL...Diaz's D allowed 4 straight scrub QBs to look like Joe Montana, but Rosier was our only problem.

If the coaching staff goes into the season thinking Rosier's the only one that has to improve, we in trouble.

SinisterCane

ALL COACHING JAG List

LB coach's only exp. is being a Grad assistant under Manny at MSU

Rumph CB coach 1st college coaching job is the U and to top it off he can't recruit worth a damm. Some say he's a good teacher of the game but I watch countless DB's never turn their head and play the play while its in the air

Banda - I search this mofo's resume on Google and the 403 error message came up


Manny is the biggest fraud of them ALL. Any of you Spacers would hit your 1st 15 passes against Mr. ALL Talk and No Walk Diaz

Terrance Sullivan

Lol these Rosier Stans crack me up. Thanks for showing back up tho.

SinisterCane

Lol these Rosier Stans crack me up. Thanks for showing back up tho.

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | July 12, 2018 at 08:17 PM

Sigh I'VE NEVER BEEN A NOISER SUPPORTER.

I thought you had me on your hissyfit list anyway??

CaneRock

"Stans"?...LOL.

Well at least my Eminem won the ACCC & finally beat FSU & ND for the first time in a looooong time, how bout' yours?

roachcane77

Hence the big, fat, slow guy moving to Tackle.
IJS
Posted by: 58 Straight | July 12, 2018 at 06:07 PM

Ha, HA! Vindication! You kinda "called" this quite awhile ago SOUP. (You and CMR must conference call daily, huh?)

thirstybuzzardcane

LOL...Diaz's D allowed 4 straight scrub QBs to look like Joe Montana, but Rosier was our only problem.

If the coaching staff goes into the season thinking Rosier's the only one that has to improve, we in trouble.

Posted by: CaneRock | July 12, 2018 at 06:50 PM

Yup! I thought Rosier stats were pretty damn good for a first year starter. He had 3700 in total yards, I don't know about you, but that's pretty damn good!

Terrance Sullivan

Can't fix silliness.

TonyCane


For perspective, here are the stats of Miami quarterbacks in their first full year as starters:

Gino Torretta (3rd year player)
205-371, 3,095 yds, 20 TDS, 8 INTs

Frank Costa (4th year player)
107-199, 1,324 yds, 5 TDs, 5 INTs

Ryan Clement (2nd year player)
164-272, 1,638 yds, 7 TDs, 10 INTs

Scott Covington (5th year player)
159-270, 2,301 yds, 19 TDs, 8 INTs

Kenny Kelly (2nd year player)
141-259, 1,913 yds, 15 TDs, 14 INTs

Ken Dorsey (2nd year player)
188-322, 2,737 yds, 25 TDs, 5 INTs

Brock Berlin (4th year player)
211-352, 2,419 yds, 12 TDS, 17 INTs

Kyle Wright (3rd year player)
180-307, 2,403 yds, 18 TDs, 10 INTs

Robert Marve (1st year player)
116-213, 1,293 yds, 9 TDs, 13 INTs

Jacory Harris (2nd year player)
242-406, 3,352 yds, 24 TDs, 17 INTs

Stephen Morris (3rd year player)
245-421, 3,345 yds, 21 TDs, 7 INTs

Brad Kaaya (1st year player)
221-378, 3,198 yds, 26 TDs, 12 INTs

Malik Rosier (4th year player)
224-415, 3,120 yds, 26 TDs, 14 INTs

Go Canes!!

Opening ACC title odds from Bovada:

Clemson 1/2
Miami 11/5
FSU 9/1
Virginia Tech 14/1
Georgia Tech 33/1
L’Ville 33/1
NC State 33/1
Duke 50/1
Wake 50/1
BC 60/1
UNC 100/1
Pitt 100/1
Syracuse 100/1
Virginia 300/1

Go Canes!!

Manny is the biggest fraud of them ALL. Any of you Spacers would hit your 1st 15 passes against Mr. ALL Talk and No Walk Diaz

Posted by: SinisterCane | July 12, 2018 at 07:29 PM


What QBs had all these great days you’re talking about?

CaneRock

Posted by: TonyCane | July 13, 2018 at 12:41 AM

Charlie Ward's stats as a 4th year Jr. in His 1st year as a F/T starter:

204-365 55.9 22/17 2,647

Malik Rosier's stats as a 4th year Jr. in His 1st year as a F/T starter:

224-415 54.0 3,120 26/14

thirstybuzzardcane

If you count Rosier rushing yards, that's a pretty damn good, Tony Cane....IMO. Yeah, his completion percentage isn't good, but overall he was good!

thirstybuzzardcane

Like I said, the play calling didn't help Rosier! When you run the same 10 plays any defense will figure an offense out!

thirstybuzzardcane

Rosier is also playing with probably the worst offensive line we've ever had!

thirstybuzzardcane

Go back and look at the highlights. He made some amazing throws getting hit!

Go Canes!!

The problem with Rosier wasn’t a statistical one when you look at the entire season.

It was the regression from solid contributor to gigantic liablity as the season progressed.

thirstybuzzardcane

The defense was a liability as the season progressed too!

UMike

Morning spacers

thirstybuzzardcane

The last 4 games we gave up an average of 31 points. Not good!

thirstybuzzardcane

The offense was averaging 26 points the last 4 games.

thirstybuzzardcane

It was the regression from solid contributor to gigantic liablity as the season progressed.

Posted by: Go Canes!! | July 13, 2018 at 10:13 AM

Gigantic? Pretty big adjective! He wasn't a gigantic liability. We had more liabilities than just Rosier.

CaneRock

The defense was a liability as the season progressed too!

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | July 13, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Exactly.

The last 4 games we gave up an average of 31 points. Not good!

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | July 13, 2018 at 10:16 AM

Uh huh.

The offense was averaging 26 points the last 4 games.

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | July 13, 2018 at 10:18 AM

Yup.

CaneRock

LOL...minus the elite units that we had from 00'-02', QB play has been a gigantic liability since Dorsey left the buildin'. Let's not act like what we saw from Rosier towards the end of last year was the first time we saw a QB fade at some point in the season. Shoot, even Dorsey had 2 clunkers in 01' vs BC & VT.

Heck, Kaaya's career was book-ended by 2 seasons with 4 game losing streaks, with a season that included 2 of the worse drubbings in UM history in between.

UMike

The D looking bad the last few games may have a lot to do with the O barely staying on the field. Rosier was hot and cold last year, but if he is the same QB that finished the year and CMR is the same OC he was to finish the year we are in trouble.

We have playmakers, CMR needs to find a way to let them make plays and some how account for our suspect OL

CaneRock

UVA, Clemson, & I think Wisky's pass O started carving us up from jump. All I'm saying is nobody can come into this season resting on their laurels.

Herbieibis

The Herb says our O-Line isn't that bad. Now they aren't great but u have an average QB, which Rosier is and smallish running backs, that make it tough trying to gain yds on the inside, plus add a few injuries, so all in all it was just the inconsistency that plaqued the entire unit.
Defensively, Manny takes too many chances sometimes, when he doesn't have to. If the DEE line does their thing, we'll be OK!

UMike

Also... Rosier is really short lol...when I went to the UNC game it was really noticable to we have batted balls.

TonyCane

The thing to look at when comparing against other Miami quarterbacks is how they did on their second year. For Rozier, I would be happy if he made the same leap that Brock Berlin made in his second year. Obviously, he cannot be stagnant (Kaaya) or regress (Wright)

CGNC

Posted by: UMike | July 13, 2018 at 11:32 AM

Voice of reason

CGNC

TSully - is the green lot where the orange lot was last year?

CaneRock

Running game gotta be a lil' more consistent also.

Versus FSU,UNC, & Pitt, we rushed the ball 84 times for 187 yds....take away Rosiers 38 rushes for 76 yds., the RBs only had 46 rushes for 111 yds....pathetic.

CaneRock

The UNC performance is what really irked me...take away Rosier's 12 rushes for 20 yds., the RBs only got 39 yds. on 20 rushes.

And this was against a team that was missing like half their players!

Terrance Sullivan

CGNC yes part of it is. Green Lot Rocks! They expanded the Green Lots and Orange Lots due to demand and shrunk Blue Lots due to lack of demand.

58 Straight

Yup! I thought Rosier stats were pretty damn good for a first year starter. He had 3700 in total yards, I don't know about you, but that's pretty damn good!

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | July 12, 2018 at 11:22 PM

Lies, damn lies and stats.

All you had to do was watch the games last year to see that Rosier was consistently inconsistent and horribly inaccurate way too often. The eye test NEVER lies and he failed the eye test.

58 Straight

Ha, HA! Vindication! You kinda "called" this quite awhile ago SOUP. (You and CMR must conference call daily, huh?)

Posted by: roachcane77 | July 12, 2018 at 09:30 PM

Not daily, but very often.

Between CMR and Trump calling I stay busy.

CaneRock

Rosier was consistently inconsistent and horribly inaccurate way too often.

Posted by: 58 Straight | July 13, 2018 at 01:43 PM

LOL...even His supporters would agree with this, but a lot of His haters want you to think that His 3,700 yds. & 31 TDs played no role in us winning 10 games, the ACCC for the first time since entering the Conference, & beating FSU & ND for the first time in a loooooong time.

BigWindyCane1

per Barry Jackson of Miami Herald:

JONES’ NEW CAREER

"James Jones, who played in Miami at three different levels (American High, UM and six seasons with the Heat), has risen to a high-ranking position in an NBA front office as the Phoenix Suns’ vice president of basketball operations."

This is good news. Another Canes alumn, Davon Reed, was a high second round pick last season and has had a good summer league this year. I hope he makes the team. The U is now a basketball school as well as a football school.

CaneRock

"3. Mark Richt

While Richt has done an excellent job in his two-plus season at Miami, there are still questions if he is the right man that can lead the Hurricanes to a national champion or even an ACC title.

In two years, Kirby Smart had a lot of the players Richt recruited while he was at Georgia playing for the national title against Alabama. For as much success as Richt had at Georgia, especially given the resources available to him, he still won a total of two SEC championships in his 15 seasons there. Until he can lead the Hurricanes to an ACC title or the playoff, Richt will continue to have his doubters."

https://athlonsports.com/college-football/why-miami-will-or-wont-make-college-football-playoff-2018

Go Canes!!

That may be perhaps the dumbest thing I’ve ever read.

TonyCane

Kirby Smart was perfectly positioned. Yes, good coach and great recruiter...but he inherited a stocked Georgia team with two NFL running backs...and inherited that team right as the SEC entered a downturn (Florida fell apart as a serious rival)

Terrance Sullivan

Georgia 13-1 in 2002 Richt 2nd year. Georgia 13-2 in 2017 Smart 2nd year. Seems pretty much the same to me.

Go Canes!!

The idiot who wrote that article also leaves out the fact under the format CMR was under his vast majority of the time at Georgia, last years team team wouldn’t have had the chance to even be in the championship.

Under the BCS format the title game would have been Clemson and Oklahoma, with Bama and UGA on the outside looking in.

UMike

Not trying to knock CMR, but Kirby did take his players and a couple of his own classes and make it to the title game.

Not sure what the old BCS format has to do with this particular argument though. I didn't read the article but the preview was accurate IMO.


Tony I do agree he took over UGA with Florida down and really no one else in the East, but that doesn't take away from the fact they beat who they needed to while we faded at the end.

We did have a lot of injuries there at the end of the season which didn't help. I'm not ready to say CMR will win a title for us, but damn sure not ready to call him a failure. We had our best season in over a decade, but some questions still need to be answered.

Terrance Sullivan

Because in the old BCS Format the National Title Game would have been Clemson vs Oklahoma. Come On UMike. U know better than that Brotha. Georgia and Alabama would have been on the outside looking in. In case some forgot #1 Clemson #2 Oklahoma #3 Georgia #4 Alabama. So saying it no different is laughable they didn't have a 4 team playoff until 2014. So I will say it again apparently for the people in the back who aren't paying attention Georgia was 13-1 in 2002 Richt 2nd year Georgia 13-2 in 2017 Smart 2nd year. What's the difference.both didn't win the National Title. One didn't get the opportunity because their wasn't a 4 team playoff 2002, the other did get a chance via 4 team playoff 2017 did win it's semifinal game but lost Total Game.

Terrance Sullivan

We have had our best 2 seasons since 2003-2004. Going 19-7 and including a Nation Long winning streak of 15 games including ending a 10 year bowl win drought. Finally winning ACC Coastal. Beating 2 Top 10 teams in West Virginia and Notre Dame. Beating VT and FSU. Totally Rejuvenating the Program after over the previous 10 year bleep Show of Golden(5), Shannon (4) and Coker (1) years. 2016 we had lack of depth as well as 2017. For the First Time since like 2004 we have legitimate depth and all around talent. Maybe 2005 and that's debatable.

BigWindyCane1

I think Miami is the perfect fit for CMR. CMR has transformed this football team and he has even had a tremendous impact on moving the needle forward on all Canes sports programs with the new complex and indoor practice facility. IMO, The Canes will win an ACC championship and make the CFP multiple times under CMR.

UMike

Again, not trying to knock him or say he isn't doing well. Just saying he isn't above being questioned just because we had a couple good seasons. I think he's done some great things as you mentioned, but his offense also stalled at the end of the year even with playmakers.

As far as the BCS, just don't think it matters in this conversation. The goal is to make the playoffs, UGA did and we didn't. But the fact we are even there st the end was great. Just saying if comparing CMR and Smart, one made it and one didn't lol

UMike

To add to that...CMR deserves a ton of credit and applause, for everything you mentioned.

TonyCane

Tony I do agree he took over UGA with Florida down and really no one else in the East, but that doesn't take away from the fact they beat who they needed to while we faded at the end.
We did have a lot of injuries there at the end of the season which didn't help. I'm not ready to say CMR will win a title for us, but damn sure not ready to call him a failure. We had our best season in over a decade, but some questions still need to be answered.
Posted by: UMike | July 14, 2018 at 09:46 AM

I agree with that. Injuries are always a factor, but I think you can make the argument that Georgia was far better positioned depth-wise to absorb the traditional number of injuries sustained by a college program than Miami. Add to that the fact that Miami had no bye weeks, and the wear and tear worsened.

UMike

Tony, all good points.

UMike

We should be stacked at RB and WR and possibly at TE, but we can't call or script plays to cover our OL/QB weakness's then we may have more of the same where we can't stay on the field.

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