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June 15, 2010





Monty...What are U doing hanging around after baseball season?


The game times and pairings for the first two days of the College World Series were announced on Monday night. The 64th CWS will be played at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha from June 19-30. Making its first appearance in Omaha since 2005, the Gator baseball team (47-15) will face UCLA (48-14) at 7 p.m. (ET) on Saturday. The game will be aired live on ESPN.

It sucks big time we should have been there...Perez will have a long summer...

Let's go Bruins!

I hope JH is at 100% and throwing the football now.

86 For next season Morris needs to recruit an outstanding catcher, a stopper and the best starting pitcher available...

Peace! Any news on JH, Lamar Miller and Collier....


WOW! Solid article. I dub it the Josh Borne Supremecy.

But "make a ton of players"? was it "make a ton of plays" or "make a ton of players miss"? That what happens when blog articles are posted a 9PM. Canadians grab the first and the grammar checker fails. 8-)

Chase Ford as the next Shockey? I can live with that.


Nice selection for #5

In my own personal ranking I had him a bit higher but hey thats just me

And I do feel the #1 is going to be an issue

Posted by: Sebastian57 | June 15, 2010 at 01:16 PM

Oh Gad, now I gotta sit through two weeks of wondering if Maurice Clarett, Terry Porter, Steve Spurrier, Doug Flutie, or Lamar Arrington were Florida born and bred...

Are we allowed to guess at the remaining four?

I know one because it was leaked early on. But that CAN'T be #1. I don't want to ruin the suspense for others, though.


Chase Ford sounds REALLY committed... I like this guy already!

Nice job on the article Josh.


Sweet article and well written.


Sure you can guess.

please refrain from dropping any clues, This took me a considerable amount of time to produce, so I would really appreciate it if the final 5 are just presented in order without an early unintentional slip up.
Thanks for the help with editing and smoothing out the project.

I originally had three athletes shuffled into the #1 slot for three weeks and I took a looooonng time deciding.

Six explained to me why he thought our first , first choice should be put back to second and the number two given first place.

After reading the top three bios over for the third time, I agreed with Six that the final number one we chose was the most worthy.

I think if all things are weighed out and given the consideration Six and I did;
The #1, 2 ,3 picks will certainly be considered the most deserving, any one of them could be a legit #1.

It isn't Secretariat

Born: 29-Mar-1970
Birthplace: Doswell, VA
Died: 4-Oct-1989
Location of death: Paris, KY
Cause of death: Euthanasia
Remains: Buried, Claiborn Farm, Paris, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Not Human
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Racehorse

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Greatest race horse of all time


Solar..OK, OK. I'm jus sayin' that if some body figures out vanilla and iron they deserve a prize!




Solar...I am ready to go ALL IN for the WYPT on the Chatooga in a couple weeks.

Lets see what happens AFTER that?


With the demise of Calder Race Course's Grade III Tropical Park Derby, the Spectacular Bid, named for the great Spectacular Bid, is the first stakes race of the three-year-old Florida campaign for many Kentucky Derby hopefuls, and is run on Gulfstream Park's winter season opening day.


I think we are gonna remember the WYPT for a long time!
I am counting down the days too.

You gotta come hang out for a couple days of fishing when the weather gets cooler too.

I was down at Outside World making another payment on Reservoir Dog II last Saturday.



You know I had Florida born Carrot Top penciled into the top five for awhile but Six brought to my attention the loveable C Top just might be on steroids





BEERicane - don't forget Oklahoma State Wrestling

There is no way that they aren't right there at 1 and 1A with Iowa

Their record speaks for itself with the amount of team National Championships they have


missed the last week.

nice article & interview about ford.

soup - it was nice coming home and finding the canespace shirts . . .
i just really appreciate that you would send t-shirts all the way to europe . . . cheap you are not.

Cat 5 Cane

The article... Josh, well thought out and super good. Liked the approach and answers from the Coach. Comparison to Shockey... That would be great,as Chase is my LOF for 2010. At 6-6 and 240... the kid is an animal and looking forward to seeing him dominate the space of where ever he's at.

Good stuff... Josh.

Remaining Top 50, bring it...I'm ready, "I love the smell of Napalm in the morning"

I wonder who?... I don't remember seeing one of my fav... "Prime Time" and "Neon Deion"... The same... Hmmmm?

canes to the ship

Chase Ford
Southwestern Junior College Conference Most Valuable Player

Pretty much says all u need to know about um reruiting.

Matt Elam
Ronald Powell
Dominique Easley
Shariff Floyd
Chris Dunkley.........

Chase Ford.......(((((((((((((((crickets)))))))))))))


soup - it was nice coming home and finding the canespace shirts . . .i just really appreciate that you would send t-shirts all the way to europe . . . cheap you are not.

Posted by: autumn | June 16, 2010 at 04:09 AM

If U can blog from Europe then there is no reason we can't mail shirts to Europe!

Glad they arrived: "Wear With Pride".


Gator Troll...go back to the Sun Sentinel where U belong. That is all, thank U.


Great article Josh

Thank you for taking the time out for some insight into an incoming player and information on the school he is coming from



Great three years Soup


Stick around, there is a lot more to come from Josh. I'm jus sayin...


Yep....48 sacks

Will lead the ACC in that total and in the top 5 nationally



Posted by: solarcane | June 16, 2010 at 08:43 AM

Geeeeze, I almost forgot!

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Yep....48 sacks

Will lead the ACC in that total and in the top 5 nationally

Posted by: Sebastian57 | June 16, 2010 at 08:47 AM

U must be mixing the ORANGE and GREEN Koolaid together this AM? LOL

If Miami has 48 sacks I'll buy U a ticket to the bowl game. That's 4 per game!

Now can U do something about the interceptions too?


It even looked liked Shandels elf came by to wish you a Happy B`Day


Bulls 1, Matadors 0


Cat 5 Cane

Remaining 50... throw in Emmitt too!

That's a FSU and a Fla brat in the top 4.... jeez!... Randy is getting squeezed !!!


BEERicane - don't forget Oklahoma State Wrestling

There is no way that they aren't right there at 1 and 1A with Iowa

Their record speaks for itself with the amount of team National Championships they have

Posted by: Six | June 16, 2010 at 12:24 AM

OK State is good historically, just not very recently. Their run in the mid 2000s was due to dan gable retiring and lost recruiting temporarily becase of it. since iowa's run in the 70s up until present ok st has been an afterthought in much of the college wrestling world. iowa took over the place as king of wrestling in 1997 when they beat down the #1 ranked and favored OK St in the championships for a record 170 points or something like that. OK state is not 1A, they are #2 and currently probably in a contest with IA State for that spot. Don't forget that IA State is a very good wrestling program and splits a good number of recruits with Iowa. Yet Iowa still overcomes this leeching of talent. Historically OK St is very good, just not so much as of late.


Happy Birthday Canespace.

I even blew up a special balloon for the event!


I looks so lifelike!

(all in fun of course!)


SACKS BY G No. Yards

1. Virginia Tech 36
Clemson 36
3. North Carolina 32
4. Maryland 31
5. Florida State 26
6. Georgia Tech 25
7. NC State 24
Miami 24
Wake Forest 24
10. Virginia 22
11. Duke 19
12. Boston College 18


Clemson had a tie for the most sacks at 36 and also had the most INTs at 21.

Who are there D-line and DB coaches?


It looks so lifelike!

Posted by: Ungar | June 16, 2010 at 09:08 AM

Cranius Maximus ;-)


With pressure comes turnovers

INTs will also double



baseball... Flanagan high school are #1 in the nation.Coach morris u might want to go over and look at some pitching!I'm just saying?


Before I make my guesses, let me cover the ones that you didn't have on your list:

I know that you guys got a good laugh at my suggestion of Affirmed, but you cannot beat this one.

He is known as the Greatest. He floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. He was "born" in Miami Beach in 1964.

Let's see who gets it. I got five more that I bet are not in the list, then I have four that I guess are remaining.


Thanks fella's.


Nice work on the article Josh.

Who got next?


No problem Josh.

Anytime you want to sing the praises of a future Cane, we will be willing readers!


SOUP, you been holding out on us? I hear you got an article on the back burner there....


Good stuff Josh!

I think we'll be OK at the TE position this year. Really we just need to target them a few times a game to keep the defense off our deep, talented, wide receiver group.

Only worry from the position would be pass protection.


I hear you got an article on the back burner there....

Posted by: Ungar | June 16, 2010 at 10:05 AM

Yeah but it is kinda strange and not very good. LOL


canezilla, the picthing was fine, it was the FIELDING that killed us.

2-1 win and 3-1 win if our fielding had been decent. Unearned runs.

Yes, losing a top pitcher and a top HR hitter in the clutch was dreadful, but the game was still ours if Perez to Lawson was not such a mystery.

Whaley even stepped up in place of Erickson when we needed him.

But I won't turn down a great pitcher from there if available.... 8-)


I hear you got an article on the back burner there....

Posted by: Ungar | June 16, 2010 at 10:05 AM

Yeah but it is kinda strange and not very good. LOL

Posted by: SOUP | June 16, 2010 at 10:10 AM

I agree, but enough on CaneSawMassacre's article, what about that other one of sweeping historical importance?

(hee hee hee)


None of you with a guess on the guy I said should be first on the list?


Florida has four of the top 15 ranked schools: #2, #4, #11 and #15. Do we have any recruits from these schools?


1. (1) Sumrall (Miss.), 35-1
Mississipi 3A state champions. Season over.

2. (2) Pace (Fla.), 29-2
Florida 5A state champions. Season over.

3. (3) Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.), 31-3
California Central Coast Section Division I champions. Season over.

4. (4) Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.), 29-3
Florida 3A state champions. Season over.

5. (5) La Cueva (Albuquerque, N.M.), 28-2
New Mexico 4A state champions. Season over.

6. (6) Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.), 33-3
Nevada 4A state champions, Season over.

7. (7) White Knoll (Lexington, S.C.), 32-2
South Carolina 4A state champions. Season over.

8. (8) Wando (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.), 28-4
Season over.

9. (9) Desert Ridge (Mesa, Ariz.), 30-4
Arizona 5A-I state champions. Season over.

10. (10) Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.), 42-6
Tennessee 3A state champions. Season over.

11. (11) Flanagan (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), 23-2
Florida 6A state champions. Season over.

12. (12) St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio), 28-3
Ohio Division I state champion. Season over.

13. (13) Jonathan Alder (Plain City, Ohio), 34-0
Ohio Division II state champion. Season over.

14. (14) Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio), 30-2
Ohio Division II state runner-up. Season over.

15. (16) Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 24-6
Florida 4A state champions. Season over.


Another list with FL at four of the top 11 spots:

The staffs of Baseball America and the NHSBCA compile the Top 25 rankings. In-season polls will be conducted every two weeks and released every other Tuesday throughout the season. Records indicated are as of June 6 and do not include ties.

Rank School Record Previous
1 Klein HS, Spring, Texas 33-6 1
2 Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla. 25-2 4
3 Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas 36-4 5
4 The Bolles School, Jacksonville 29-3 6
5 Sumrall (Miss.) HS 36-1 7
6 Archbishop Mitty HS, San Jose, Calif. 31-3 9
7 Rocky Mountain HS, Fort Collins, Colo. 26-2 11
8 Pace (Fla.) HS 29-3 13
9 Farragut HS, Knoxville 42-6 14
10 Columbus (Ga.) HS 32-5 18
11 Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.


If the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft was a race, the state of Georgia would have been the sprint champion while California was the winner of the marathon.

Georgia came hard out of the blocks on the first day with five of the top 30 players chosen coming from the Peach State.

However while Georgia finished the three-day, 50-round event with 33 players selected, California finished with a whopping 93 - 27 more than the next closest state Florida (66 total selections) and more than double Texas, which had the third highest total with 46 players chosen.

Dylan Covey of Maranatha (Pasadena, Calif.) was the first California player chosen, going to the Milwaukee Brewers with the No. 14 overall pick. Christian Yelich of Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.), however, was the only other Californian taken among the first 32 picks in the first round.

California didn't really begin to pick up steam until after the 10th round. The state had just 23 picks in the first 10 rounds, but 70 in the final 40 rounds. Texas had 13 players chosen in the first 10 rounds while Georgia had 12 and Florida 11.

* * *

As for individual teams, three schools had three players selected in the draft: Barbe (Lake Charles, La.), Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) and Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.).

Lakeland shortstop Yordy Cabrera went to the Oakland Athletics with the No. 60 pick overall. Teammates Alec Asher (No. 708) and Eric Arce (No. 816) went to the San Francisco Giants and the Toronto Blue Jays respectively. Asher is a pitcher and Arce is a catcher.


UM signed #4, #9 and #34 on the Top 100 HS baseball players list:


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