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July 23, 2010

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NO Way

SOUP

Way

HersheyCane>>>AKA>>>>KnoxCane

What up Cane Nation!!

KnoxCane here just checking in from our move to PA. Wing'in off a neighbor's wifi until I get my FIOS (FIUYAAA) Monday.

Nice articles Roach!!

Manny has been on FIRE lately too. Glad to see the down time is over. I hear sooooo much good news about our team from a lot of people. Heather Dinich on ESPN gotz lots of love for the U this season. We need to stay injury FREE and we can live up to the hype.

Peace out! Check back when I get my internet up and running!!


C___A___N___E___S


SOUP

Soup are you going to the VT game?

I just bought 6 tickets for the Virginia Tech game in section 139 Row 25 seats 8 to 13. Are they decent seats???

Posted by: Montreal-Cane | July 23, 2010 at 05:31 PM

Yes, I'll be there. All seats are good seats as long as you are AT the game.

Canespace rules apply:

1. U gotta show up.
2. U gotta stay 'til the end.
3. Good things are bound to happen!

SOUP

Manny has been on FIRE lately too.

Posted by: HersheyCane>>>AKA>>>>KnoxCane | July 23, 2010 at 07:16 PM

Here, there and everywhere!

SlingBlade

1st to say 1st

SlingBlade

Soup are you going to the VT game?

I just bought 6 tickets for the Virginia Tech game in section 139 Row 25 seats 8 to 13. Are they decent seats???

Posted by: Montreal-Cane | July 23, 2010 at 05:31 PM

Yes, I'll be there. All seats are good seats as long as you are AT the game.

Canespace rules apply:

1. U gotta show up.
2. U gotta stay 'til the end.
3. Good things are bound to happen!

Posted by: SOUP | July 23, 2010 at 07:20 PM

will be there, family in tow...got my 5 season tickets...best dollar for dollar purchase you can buy

roachcane77

Nice work Manny... glad to have you back doing features on the Space.

I believe if we stay HEALTHY as a team... We're Champions of the College Football World!

I believe we're EXPERIENCED enough now to make a fully sustained run.

No more great starts... then getting full of ourselves, and collapsing in key games.

I can't wait for this season to begin!

SOUP

will be there, family in tow...got my 5 season tickets...best dollar for dollar purchase you can buy

Posted by: SlingBlade | July 23, 2010 at 07:48 PM

Agree 100%.

Anybody wanna go to the Clemson game? I may have extras and am going to the game and then going white water rafting?

SOUP

I can't wait for this season to begin!

Posted by: roachcane77 | July 23, 2010 at 08:10 PM

I'm more nervous about this season than I have been in a LONG time.

The last two years my expectations were low and I predicted and was hoping for 9-3.

This year everyone, me included expects at LEAST 10-2 and an ACC title.

That makes me nervous. Happy and excited, but nervous too.

SOUP

INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS GO ON SALE AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY, JULY 24th


Individual games will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, July 24th at 10:00am.

If you are interested in 20 or more tickets to any of our home games please contact the Hurricane Ticket Sales Office at 1-800-GO-CANES or e-mail CanesTix@miami.edu to receive the group rate.

Tickets are available for the Miami Hurricanes home game of your choice - all games start as low as $19 (subject to availability).

4-Real

Even Stevie Wonder can see that Marcus Robinson should b moved back 2 LB, so y cant the bossman c this? Move M-Rob to strong-side, C-Mac to the middle and Spence to weak-side and you have arguably the best trio of lb's in college football hands down. Dont know about u guys but it urks the hell outta me when i read where kids like Tony Steward claim UM stop contacting them 4 no particular reason. Cant continue to turn our backs on the Jeff Luc's, Jon Bostic's and Tony Steward's and xpect to compete 4 titles with the likes of Kevin Cain, Shayon Green and 190# lb's like Ty Cornelious & Travis Williams. Not saying these guys cant or wont b great 1 day but the goal is to win now...just sayin.

SOUP

Manny plays baseball:

http://www.broncoathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=192

SOUP

Dont know about u guys but it urks the hell outta me when i read where kids like Tony Steward claim UM stop contacting them 4 no particular reason. Cant continue to turn our backs on the Jeff Luc's, Jon Bostic's and Tony Steward's and xpect to compete 4 titles with the likes of Kevin Cain, Shayon Green and 190# lb's like Ty Cornelious & Travis Williams.

Posted by: 4-Real | July 23, 2010 at 08:34 PM

Fear not young grasshopper, The Boss man has GOT THIS!

ZarOkON

i love this site!

i love the starting five. but i believe that Johnson will start at RT this year.

Mike James..my favorite running back by far on this team.

And I said that yesterday about Tony Steward. We shouldnt wait until the end of the season to want to recruit the great linebackers!! WE need a constant playmakers for year. I for one would like for Kevin Nelson to battle Kylan for the MLB job this year. but great stuff guys!

solarcane

Maddux Sports Handicapping
Top teams in the Country 2010


Team #9 – Miami Hurricanes College Football Preview


QB Jacory Harris Leads the Miami Hurricanes Football Team

We have reached the top 10 teams in the nation and the cream of the crop is starting to rise. Here is team #9 and the 2010 Miami Hurricanes Football Preview. All part of our 31 teams in 31 days college football season preview from Maddux Sports which includes an outlook, a college football pick or two, and a recap of last season.


No. 9 Miami, Fl. Hurricanes

2009 record: 9-4
2009 Bowl Game: 20-14 loss to Wisconsin in Champs Sports Bowl
2009 ATS: 6-6
Returning starters: 13 (6 on offense, 7 on defense)

Offense

The Hurricanes return six starters on a high-flying offense that struggled at times. Quarterback Jacory Harris threw for 3,352 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2009. He also threw 17 interceptions, a stat he needs to improve on if he wants to lead the team to the top of the conference.

Graig Cooper and Damien Berry were the top rushers last year. Cooper ran for 695 yards and four touchdowns, but is doubtful for the 2010 season after injuring his knee in the Champs Sports Bowl.

Berry will most likely get the bulk of the carries. He has shown that he can carry a high load, rushing 93 times for 616 yards and eight touchdowns last season. He showcased his explosive­ness in the 2009 campaign, averaging 6.6 yards per carry.

Berry will get help from sophomore Mike James, who is a bruising runner. Lamar Miller and Storm Johnson have shown that they can step in when needed, and they could get some playing time too.

Wideouts Leonard Hankerson, Travis Benjamin, and Adarius Johnson form a dangerous receiving corps. All three of them averaged over 17 yards per reception last season, and they combined for 11 touchdowns.

Defense

The defense is led by a strong line and a solid secondary. Senior defensive end Allen Bailey had seven sacks and four tackles for a loss last season. He will get help from fellow defensive end Marcus Robinson (4 sacks) and linebacker Sean Spence, who sacked opposing quarterbacks three times in 2009.

The linebacking unit might be the biggest question mark in an otherwise solid defense. While Spence is strong on the outside, the Hurricanes will sorely miss inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton, who was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round. Colin McCarthy could move from the outside to the inside to plug the hole.

The secondary looks very strong with junior cornerback Brandon Harris leading the way. Harris had two interceptions last season, but proved to be a shutdown corner with 15 passes broken up. He added five tackles for a loss and one sack.

Sophomore safety Vaughn Telemaque has looked strong last season with 48 tackles and four passes broken up, and should be even better with the added experience.

Special Teams

Matt Bosher had a great season as punter and kicker. He averaged 42.5 yards on his punts and forced 21 fair catches. He made opposing offenses star within their own 20-yard line 23 times, but also had three punts blocked.

Bosher went 50-50 on extra points and missed only two kicks total. He made his sole attempt from 50+ yards, a 51-yarder in an overtime loss to Clemson.

Thearon Collier returned punts in 2009 and was a dangerous weapon for the Hokies. He scored two touchdowns on returns and averaged 13.2 yards per attempt.

Graig Cooper and Mike James split kick return duties, and with Cooper possibly missing the season, James could be the sole kick returner. He averaged 21.3 yard per return last season on 19 attempts.

Against the spread

The Hurricanes went 6-6 against the college football line in 2009. They were 2-2 as the home favorite and 2-3 when favored on the road. They went 1-0 as the home dog and had the same record as the underdog on the road.

Miami went 3-5 in conference games and 3-1 against non-conference opponents. They are 15-21 under fourth year head coach Randy Shannon and 56-64 ATS in the last ten years.

You can bet on it

Bet on the Hurricanes against Florida A&M in their season opener. Miami is 7-1 against the Rattlers and has outgained Floriad A&M by an average of 298 yards per game in the last four meetings. The Hurricanes won 48-16 last season and 51-10 in 2006.

Favor the fade

Fade the Hurricanes at Pittsburgh on September 23. They are 21-9-1 in the series against the Panthers but have lost 14 out of the last 15 matchups. They are also currently on a six game losing streak against Pitt.


404

All of these "previews" from "experts" kill me. I'd be careful who you listen to if your $ is on the line.

From the preview above:
"Thearon Collier returned punts in 2009 and was a dangerous weapon for the Hokies"

WindyCane1

Mike James..my favorite running back by far on this team.

And I said that yesterday about Tony Steward. We shouldnt wait until the end of the season to want to recruit the great linebackers!! WE need a constant playmakers for year. I for one would like for Kevin Nelson to battle Kylan for the MLB job this year. but great stuff guys!

Posted by: ZarOkON | July 23, 2010 at 09:23 PM

Mike James is the best RB for running between the tackles. He showed that in the spring game that he is very capable. Berry is also a good runner, especially for running inside and for bouncing it outside. I think MJ and Berry will split most of the carries, and Lamar and/or Storm will come in to clean things up in blowouts and latein the season.

Kevin Nelson might play right away, but he will play more later in the season. I don't see Kylan Robinson as the permanent answer at MLB unless he improves.

solarcane

"in the series against the Panthers but have lost 14 out of the last 15 matchups. They are also currently on a six game losing streak against Pitt.'

WTF?? maybe against the Steelers but not the Panthers.

It seems like it was like 97 last time we lost to Pitt.

we won in 89,90,93,94,95,96,98,99,00,01,02,03


404

I'm so thankful that Brandon Harris is a hurricane, I'll sleep a little easier tonight knowing that he is back there leading that secondary. Make no mistake about it, he is a STUD!

Go Canes!

Doc Ibis

"in the series against the Panthers but have lost 14 out of the last 15 matchups. They are also currently on a six game losing streak against Pitt.'

WTF?? maybe against the Steelers but not the Panthers.

It seems like it was like 97 last time we lost to Pitt.

we won in 89,90,93,94,95,96,98,99,00,01,02,03

Posted by: solarcane | July 23, 2010 at 09:58 PM

Maybe he was talking about against the spread

ZarOkON

brandon is one of my favorite he players with passion and swagger...remember that play against G.Tech when he had the pick but they called it back because i forgot who but one the DE's blasted Nesbitt!Think if we had Patrick Patterson...

ARCane

Hey everybody, read this site everyday but never posted, I'm a life long Canes fan and live in Arkansas. This year I hope to take my son to our first Canes game. We are gonna try to get tickets for the FSU game, what are the odds of getting 2 on the lower level on the Canes side when they go on sale in the morning?

ZarOkON

Patrick Peterson*

SlingBlade

Miami went 3-5 in conference games and 3-1 against non-conference opponents. They are 15-21 under fourth year head coach Randy Shannon and 56-64 ATS in the last ten years.
?????????????????????????????
we didnt lose 6 games last year.....who ever wrote this really needs to proof read...

SlingBlade

Hey everybody, read this site everyday but never posted, I'm a life long Canes fan and live in Arkansas. This year I hope to take my son to our first Canes game. We are gonna try to get tickets for the FSU game, what are the odds of getting 2 on the lower level on the Canes side when they go on sale in the morning?

Posted by: ARCane | July 23, 2010 at 10:56 PM

two words...good luck....

SOUP

Hey everybody, read this site everyday but never posted, I'm a life long Canes fan and live in Arkansas. This year I hope to take my son to our first Canes game. We are gonna try to get tickets for the FSU game, what are the odds of getting 2 on the lower level on the Canes side when they go on sale in the morning?

Posted by: ARCane | July 23, 2010 at 10:56 PM

ARCane...welcome to The Space. Post here, post often!

Ignore SlingBlade. Tickets are available.

Even if you have to site in the upper level that's where I'll be and any seat is a good seat.

SOUP

AR...go to www.hurricanesports.com click on TICKETS and open an account (FREE).

That way in the morning you can be FIRST at 10 AM.

SOUP

Fish win in the bottom of the niNth with a walk off single that scores former Cane Gabby Sanchez!

GO FISH!!!

SOUP

Patrick Peterson*

Posted by: ZarOkON | July 23, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Got paid $60,000 to go to LSU.

But that's a story for another day...

Lurker

what are the odds of getting 2 on the lower level on the Canes side when they go on sale in the morning?

Posted by: ARCane | July 23, 2010 at 10:56 PM

Better than 50/50 at 10 am. Maybe not on the 50 but the ten or tweny. Otherwise if you need to sit between the 30's go to the upper deck. Great vanatage from there. Really see the plays developing.

SlingBlade

i didnt say it was impossible...i said good luck...in other words, hope you get them

ZarOkON

Soup, You have the best information. But I will take that. For 60k I would have done the same as a high school senior..hmm. sad! But heyy cant wait til football season! when does fall practice start?

SOUP

Zar...there was a reporter who works for ITU that told me he could prove it but it would do no good. So we let it go...

404


Hey everybody, read this site everyday but never posted, I'm a life long Canes fan and live in Arkansas. This year I hope to take my son to our first Canes game. We are gonna try to get tickets for the FSU game, what are the odds of getting 2 on the lower level on the Canes side when they go on sale in the morning?

Posted by: ARCane | July 23, 2010 at 10:56 PM

I think you should be fine, just jump on 1st thing

ARCane


AR...go to www.hurricanesports.com click on TICKETS and open an account (FREE).

That way in the morning you can be FIRST at 10 AM.

Posted by: SOUP | July 23, 2010 at 11:16 PM


Thanks, I'll do that. Oh yeah, this site is awesome!

Six

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/amp-best-of-2010-elite-11-pt1-653536


The kid DaMarcus Smith from Louisville - damn, that kid has a cannon and also great touch on his long pass that hits the target in the endzone

If Charlie Strong can keep the verbal from this kid & turn it into an ink drying LOI, nice get Charlie

And, according to this ESPN article, it looks like Charlie will keep DaMarcus for the most part

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/recruiting/football/news/story?id=5396547


Jeff Driskel on that video is the kid I saw last year up at the USF 7-on-7 Badger Sports Tourney ..... he's obviously put on some weight - he's a Croc, everything that I've read about him, people basically say he's the most physically ready kid out there to step in


Six

August 16th is the cut-off day for one of the Cane baseball commits

I hope it helps that his high school coach is a Cane .... they could really use this kid

http://www.seminolechronicle.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2010/06/30/4c2b9646b631a

Also don't know about Yordy Cabrera yet - he was taken 60th overall .... he might jump, but hope he doesn't

http://www.sportingnews.com/blog/MLB_Draft/entry/view/63547/does_age_matter?_not_with_yordy_cabrera


Six

813/727/941 Cane fans .... if you want to head down to USF on Sat & Sun, you can see the USF 7-on-7 Sling & Shoot Tourney, and also they have the USF Big Man Camp running at the same time out there, for OLine and DLine kids


2 Canes will be there

** Vernon Hargreaves, who coached the Canes LBs from '98-'05

** Kevin Patrick, who was a bad man for the Canes from '89-'93


I'm not sure exactly what all teams will be there, but, I'm heading there tomorrow to find out and post on here if peeps want to wait to find out before they roll over here for the championship games on Sunday

404

Are we there yet!!

Go Canes!

SOUP

Are we there yet!!

Posted by: 404 | July 24, 2010 at 07:19 AM

Almost, but not yet. But at least now it is close enough that we can:

SMELL WHAT THE ROCK IS COOKIN'!

canechic

AR cane be smart do not pay a boat load for cane tickets. Hard to get the seats you speak of only because I believe they are reserved for boosters. But if you get seats in the upper bowl, those are good too. FSU will probably be the most popular game, may be a bit over a partial sellout. Depends how good the canes come out of the 3 game road series. If they are undefeated probably closer to a true sell out. If not....well this is Miami.

Great win last night by the Marlins! Even though there was probably 300 fans at the game.

JCane

Okay...got some tix and ready to go. Gotta love the 'net. Not sure about being able to afford Ohio State to go along with a few home games this year though. Seats of all kinds were available for UNC and USF, but obviously premium games like FSU fugget about it. Best seats available right at 10am were section 138 on the UM sideline in the end zone, and for more money than visitor side 40-45 yd. lower bowl were going for vs. UNC or USF. Good thing it's illegal for us to stand outside the stadium to ask for more though, huh?

Gonna have to check about tix for NDU in a few years though.

DZ8

Posted by: solarcane | July 23, 2010 at 09:58 PM

All those stats above had to be using the point spread in 'em.

DZ8

Thanks for taking the the time to answer the questions Manny!!!

PhillyCane

HAHA HersheyCane good to c ya back... How'd the move go?? Hope your likin PA out their in the Sticks of Hershey. Nonetheless your now close enough to go to the Pitt game.

I got a question for the legion. I see Manny thinks Harland Gunn in the offensive line for 9/2. What was Gunn's deal coming out of HS? Wasnt he a top oline prospect? and shouldnt he be ready to dominate since he is what, a junior?

DZ8

I think he'll be a redshirt junior so this is his 4th year in the program. He was a top recruit out of Nebraska I think (macjones alert). He is developing but looks short compared to our mammoth road graders out there!

CaneRock

To hell with a Patrick Peterson, the last time I checked, that LSU defense wasn't looking too good in that spring scrimmage. If the allegations of Him taking that "brown paper bag" are true, then The University of Miami walked away with a helluva lot more than 60 stacks I'll tell you that...

Hurri'

Harland Gunn was a very highly touted OL recruit from Cornhusker Country. Don't know what's kept him from shining.

Zakkee

Fade the Hurricanes at Pittsburgh on September 23. They are 21-9-1 in the series against the Panthers but have lost 14 out of the last 15 matchups. They are also currently on a six game losing streak against Pitt.
Posted by: solarcane | July 23, 2010 at 09:44 PM

Whomever wrote this is a lil slow. How could we be 21-9-1 versus Pitt, but we've lost the last 14 out of 15 matchups??? Thats 14 losses, but he just said we've only lost 9.

Damien Berry is by far our best back and he'll be in Heisman talk by midseason.

Darion Hall is gonna force Eduardo Clement to play defense (CB or safety) next season. He's gonna find himself behind James, Miller, Coop, Hall and Storm. There isn't enough carries for everyone.

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