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October 09, 2010

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solarcane

I’m from Missouri now….SHOW ME!
Posted by: SOUP | October 11, 2010 at 10:26 PM

What are you guys like 5-0 now?

canesteeler

,,,,

CGNC

Last

SOUP

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SOUP

NEW BLOG IS UP!

LA3

It is time to do something different on Defense and Offense. Herby said it, it is hard to run "just" a pro style offense. And for that matter our 4-3 D needs some help. Every team knows exactly where our players are going to be and they block us. Attack the middle of the field-Run or Air. Pro Style or Base 4-3 works with superior talent. And we have to have well to run the ball....attitude to drive it down another teams throat! Then stops the run on Def. Run and Stop the Run. Randy needs to get some inputs on the pistol or spread. Needs a more attacking defense-Hell turn on the NFL-NFL defenses line up all over the place and bring the heat from everywhere. We need to help the kids with better schemes and plays.

I luv my CANES and we will be ok. But, we need to change!

CGNC

LOL Let's All Lighten Up Shall We?

http://cdn1.sbnation.com/fan_shot_images/150877/whofuckincares.jpg

LOL!!!!

CGNC

OGV - LOl you made me laugh out loud - thank you

j.w.

Jimmy Johnson

CGNC

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CaneRock

Looking back at that game last night, defensively, it kind of me reminded me of the butt whoopin' we took at GT a few years ago. Reason being, We just didn't have an answer for that stretch play that FSU just kept running over and over, the same way that We didn't have an answer for GTs midline triple option.
And to give our D-Lineman the benefit of the doubt, FSU just rightfully took advantage of the lack of depth (due to injury) at the DT spots. That stretch play against the type of defense (Miami 4-3) that we run can basically give you 3 double teams against along our defensive front. So think about it, you're already down bodies, and you have to take on 600+ lbs of human mass that can move...down, after down, after down, that's tough when you're down bodies. Defensively, it just came down to FSU running their offense better than We ran our defense, but we'll be alright...

Bad Bart

Might be good, like some other guys said, to get Whipple and Morris some PT vs Duke. Duke IS pretty bad and our backup QB should be able to lead the team to victory over the Blue Devils. Let JiNT get some needed rest for his body and wounded psyche.

mi@mic@ne

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXSj4pcl9Ao&feature=player_embedded

I was wondering why we looked so big and muscular on computer.. than the our opponent LMAO

CaneRock

T

TJL

Duke played us tough because they had a great quarterback from HML the Miami coaches didnt bother to recruit. I always though this team is built for next year, we will have a very experienced team, UNC will be re-building, VA Techs QB will be gone, Ponder and the senior stud O line men will be gone from FSU, finally we will have the upper hand with experience and maturity. As for Duke, I say start Jacory, and like Bernie said many years ago when we played Boston College in the Flutie game, just run right the Fuk at them!
I also think the management still has a FSU hangover because this blog is stale and we need to move on! lets start a new positive blog! Beat DUKE!!!

VACane

Good point in that Duke has played us pretty close the last few years...but J12 is not the same. He walks very slow, moves slow....though he actually dashed a couple times last night....1 for 23 or so I think...he took off like a rocket. I cannot blame him with the pressure. Shoulder or hip or something is not right....seen it too much....and RS does not owe me an explanation, but it might be a good idea to sit him....not to punish but rest him, let him recover, nourish himself, and take the pressure off the kid....heck, I'd come down there and cook him a big old sirloin if he wanted me to, just to see him eat a good meal and smile for me.

I did not think the protection was that bad...run block was there at times....drops, strange progressions and combination of plays....but the D took a beating....MF was sideways a couple times getting bulldozed off the ball....as were others....we did a lot of arm tackling....and VT was in on some plays, jumped up thumping himself....but he missed some tackles...everybody had a tough game....we got whipped up front defensively....they had their way and scored...easy at times....then fatigue and frustration set in and the efforrt...lagged...I am surprised someone did not get a flagrant personal foul from the frustration...we did stay pretty calm....other than Cmac....that was unlike him...
I was pretty angry and disappointed obviously by my words...but heck I still love them, and know that it is done now. Lets get some rest tonight....and get after it this week. Gather your pride, feelings, strengths and thoughts and lets do better as we know we can. This week is the start of the Big Push.

Oh, for some of you who do not know...most of you do......pay no attention to that fat S#*T swollen, dry skinned creature behind the curtain....talking smack bout the boys.....he's just a raggedy Gator....who has lost 2 in a row and needs Timmy to rock him to sleep!!!

Sebastian

If J12 can go then he will be on that field Saturday

Hes a tough kid and I expect him to be starting vs Duke

My concern is with the health of #6 and when he will be back in the lineup. We must have him back.....AND NOW!!!!!

Spif


The "Big" schools are using OUR tax dollars to fund their programs and to pay for their over-priced coaches.

WRONG!

Why do you keep your head in the sand? Must be the default explanation of an ignorant and defensive commenter. Top tier coaches generate money for athletic associations. BIG money. Boosters, alumni, and fans pay the salaries, not Your tax dollars. Give that nonsense a break.

Post a link to this "1.5 billion" you like to reference.

Hurri'

Solar,

A lot of people, from multiple blogs, want to sit Jacory for the Duke game.

Hasn't Duke dug in our azzes for the last few years WITH the starting QB's (and the rest of the starters as well) in the game?
Do you personally think that's a good idea?

SOUP

Reality sucks.

Posted by: j.w. | October 10, 2010 at 06:33 PM

It took college football to teach U that?

LOL

soup

We were the best team in Florida for six days though.

Posted by: solarcane | October 10, 2010 at 06:35 PM

GOOD TIMES!

Heavy sigh...

soup

Roach...800+ is good for the blog.

Losing is not so good for the Canes.

I wish Miami won 45-17. Then we might break a 1000! And be happy...

solarcane

FSU plays a bunch of cupcakes

Didn't we just stand on the tracks while the cup cake beaters roared through Miami?

We were the best team in Florida for six days though.

j.w.

I waited about six hours before posting, but nearly 21 hours later I still pretty much feel the same way. We were exposed as frauds last night, in every possible way. The excuses are over, Coker can't be blamed any more, and the time to trust the coaching staff has passed. Reality sucks.

solarcane


They're 3-0 against unranked teams, outscoring those foes 106-24. They're 0-2 against ranked teams, losing those games by a combined 81-41

"stats don't mean anything at the beginning of the season you need to wait till about halfway through to really know what's up?"

Ok what's up?

AlpharettaCane

Duke - Miami 1:00 ESPN.com or ESPN3 or whatever it is...

roachcane77

What?

It's NOT 2001?

Where's the time gone?

solarcane

monte roach,
You two need to post a lot more.
We need your balanced non emotional observations to counteract The Sky is Falling vs We are the 2001 Canes 24/7 extremes.


I always admire how DTX waits about 12 to 24 hours before posting his evaluation.
He is usually calm collected and realistic.


OGV that was a classic one liner brudd!

Sebastian

OGV,
Its the perfect time of the year to be beaching it in the 386

Go `Canes
Beat Duke

orange 'n green in the vein

Somebody call a WHAMBULANCE for the blog, so many hissy fits, so few hours after the fact.

WR's need to catch the ball. If it hits them in a bad spot, the hands, one more time and they drop it, I'll scream.

D needs to sack up or step off stage left. #44 not named Morgan, I'm looking at YOU.

ACC officiating is so biased against UM we should have never left the Big East, at least those officials knew which side their bread was buttered on.

Mr. Football II needs to start practicing yoga in his off-season, stretching does two things; builds strength and prevents injury.

F[]_[]CK Dumbo and his slap happy @$$ group of redneck village people. We'll win the one that counts at the end of the year.

Now I'm back to my vacation in Daytona Beach, I'm going body surfing and if I get attacked by a shark I'm going to do to it what should have been done by the home-team to the visitors last night, BUZZSAW!

Have fun running replacement names amongst yourselves.

roachcane77

Over 800 posts SOUP... like the old days.

(I still liked it better when it was one LONG A$$ page!)

roachcane77

So, this, is what mutiny looks like.

Posted by: orange 'n green in the vein | October 10, 2010 at 05:21 PM

ROTF&LMFAO!

Well said o 'n g, well said.

roachcane77

mi@mi

That Kehoe loser is a Gator troll from the SS blog... he finds his way here every so often before Solar or Soup X's him out. It's just best to ignore him... he's just looking for attention.

No worries... we're gonna keep on playin' and get this figured out.

Just hope JH12 gets a needed rest and some physical therapy.

Are Whipple and Lovett BOTH on the sidelines for our team? Do we have anyone upstairs? Six, do you know the answer to that?

j.w.

still freakin pi$$ed

Sebastian

I was watching the Broncos vs Ravens and Willis McGahee scored a TD so the streak does continue

mi@mic@ne

Shannon has done a great job recruiting players. We have nfl type players... its game day ...in big games...bowl games..we dont play to the standards.
What is this bottom crap? Its a matter of our guys finding the rite coach. We had bad coaches and good coaches and then bad coaches... its our history... weve one bad clappy and a good recruiter mediocre coach. I know we are going to get back to the top ...its what the college is all about.

Sebastian

Six,
Thank you for putting that post up

It was what ive been thinking but could never put into words like you did

Very very well said

soup

Good to be home.

10-2 is still there for Miami.

No more losing allowed in 2010.

GO CANES, BEAT DUKE!

Sebastian

I want Shannon gone!!!!!!!

Posted by: Caniak aka true cane | October 10, 2010 at 05:31

Ive read that plenty of times from you

Is that all you have?

Speaking for myself here, im getting sick and tired of hearing all the fire everyone on the staff crap

I hardly ever speak up about things like this so sorry for doing it now

Its just this sheyat with firing RS and staff everytime the `Canes lose is B.S.

kehoe had the best supplements

Let's see....Been saying for years that:

Shannon is TURRIBLE (check)

Harris is frail, has a weak arm and stinks (check)

The coaching staff is a joke (check)

The LB's stink (check)

Shannon was a last choice coach (check)

The program is badly eroded (check)

Been saying for years that you haven't seen the bottom yet and IM RIGHT !

Nevin is right around the corner and even if only a quarter of what he says is true...the U is in a WORLD OF HURT.

And while this might feel like the bottom, it ISN'T

CGNC

Roach and Six, good insiightful posting

AlpharettaCane

Hurri:

Yup. Preaching to the choir my friend.

Caniak aka true cane

I want Shannon gone!!!!!!!

Hurri'

Alpha,

He might be playing coy, but you, me, and anyone else with a working eyeball can see many of the things that #12 ain't the guy he was, pre-UNC. And the fact that most of us can see that, just makes him come off as uninformed. Not saying that IS the case at all. Also, I know Shannon doesn't OWE the media anything, and he can tell him the sky is pink if he chooses.

But how good does it look in the eyes of a potential recruit, or even more importantly, that potential recruits parents?

mi@mic@ne

OSU played Indiana ... a basketball school.. their division is full of mediocre teams...
FU has two losses.. but they dont have the speed like the past.. FSU is going to beat FU this yr.
Boise does not play fast teams like florida players.
Bama gets beat by a very average SC team.. with a senior qb and probably a senior o line.
We get stomped by FSU .. cause they matched our speed and are coached better than bubba coached.
Randy still needs to grow as our coach. He needs to get tough on the team and play the guys who are swarming in practice if the other guys are banged up. He needs to keep that tempo even if its the younger guys.. give the qbs a chance in practice if JH is hurt.

AlpharettaCane

Miami- I saw something somewhere where they correlated the success of a team with the # of starts that the o-linemen had.

KC Chiefs a few years ago in the NFL, when they were running with a lot of success, WVa when they had Tricket coaching the O-line, FSU....

Again, we all knew the O-line was our achilles heel this year, and its playing out. Like the MLB spot, we just haven't been up to par recruiting / filling both those needs.

Shouldn't be surprises to anyone what's happening at those positions. Hell, someone had to know Sharpton was graduating!

I guess injuries can be the wildcard in those scenarios....

BEERicane

Posted by: JGC | October 10, 2010 at 05:15 PM

:rolls eyes:

Montreal-Cane

Commentary: FSU strong with Jimbo Fisher, but Miami Hurricanes' Randy Shannon should worry...

After the loss, Shannon said, "I'm not going to blame the kids ... we weren't ready."

Grading Hurricanes vs. Florida State: Defense gets a ‘G’

Updated: 12:59 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/sports/hurricanes/commentary-fsu-strong-with-jimbo-fisher-but-miami-963559.html

orange 'n green in the vein

So, this, is what mutiny looks like.

AlpharettaCane

pbr (or whomever): agree, Shannon isn't going anywhere.

Cristobal's name did pop into my head earlier today though. Perhaps a hot coordinator from a big name program that's ready to take the next step.

Look at what Winningham has done at Utah. Is he a Mormon? Perhaps South Beach not a good fit.....

mi@mic@ne

I think Randy did not have much of a choice last week... he could have been tough on the team but they were banged up... for whatever reason they did not have their legs..

The guys were out of position because the d line was not controlling the line of scrimmage. I think college ball is more like pro football... look at what SC did to Satan? They pulled away by controlling bamas interior on both sides of the ball,. We need to schedule the powder puffs...everyone else is doing it.

JGC

Breaking NEWS!!!!!!!!
According to a few folks and the know, Coach Jon Cruden reached out to the university to let them know that he is interested should the head coaching job becomes available. The university has had talked with Gruden as late as August of last year about possibly replacing Randy Shannon who surprisingly led the canes to a 9 win season last year. Shannon is liked by the university because he graduates his players, however the school also understand that it needs to win and win big.
I am not saying that this will definitely happen, all I am saying that there has been an overture. Let's see where it goes

AlpharettaCane

Some good posts about expectations....going 2-2 through the recent gauntlet isn't that bad I suppose.

It's not that we lost last night...its HOW we lost that's so galling.

And the fact that it seems to be a pattern. That's troubling.

mi@mic@ne

Next yr it could be much better for us against fsu... our interior line should be better than this yrs.

AlpharettaCane

Zak / Huri:

Maybe "coy" is the word you were looking for. I listen to Richt deal with the media here in Atlanta (Johnson for GT as well). They're both upfront, they don't relish the interaction, but they're upfront with the media, treat them with respect, play the game.

You're right - Shannon can deal with the media any way he wants to. But you reap what you sow....

mi@mic@ne

Not only are we banged up... but FSU s o line is all juniors and seniors that played in lot more games as our d line.
The same thing with OSU.

CGNC

778

Montreal-Cane

Best post of the day! By Solar

Butch Davis, with all his distractions and heat for his job gets 3ed string true freshmen to step in for All Americans and has them play their azz off, even the ones that seem like they don't particular like him.
He somehow gets his very average quarteback to play like every game depends on him.

Spurrier, Harbaugh, O'Brien, Bielema, Kelly?

Life vs FSU is going to be hell with Fisher there and our current coaches here, what you saw wasn't a fluke.
More and more Dade kids are going to want to play for a coach and a program that is a real contender.

As realistic as winning the ACC is this year, we are finding ways to complicate it.
The better teams in the ACC are on their way back up in the rankings.

Posted by: solarcane | October 10, 2010 at 10:19 AM

mi@mic@ne

FSU plays the all girls school of the blind ... where are they in the polls now? We go to the number 2 team in the countries home ... our d is forced to defend their own goal line from most of the game... and the st gives up half the field for most of the season... that 40 yrds places a lot more pressure on our defense... i would be pizzzed to.

Montreal-Cane

"Now the thing we don't know is maybe QB didn't want to come here because they knew Harris was the starter."

Gee I wonder if that was the reason Marve Cook Taylor and Cannon left.

Name 1 school in 120 that have FOUR backups transfer within a season of each other.

Jacory is the golden boy and he is gonna remain the starter until he graduates or takes a medical redshirt, which is right around the corner for his senior year if Bridgewater is any good at all.

Jacory has a great heart and is doing the best he can.
He is tall and thin and gets dinged up but he tries his best.
He CAN NOT make all the throws when he is dinged up no matter what the parrots on TV try and tell you.
Completely healed and no pass rush he certainly does throw a beautiful deep ball.

He isn't a real good college quarterback. He is one of the least motivating game time quarterbacks I ever remember playing here.

Sit him out for Duke let him rest.

On the other subject
Whipple won't be here next year one way or another in my estimation, I think Randy and Whip have had enough of each other.

Posted by: solarcane | October 10, 2010 at 01:55 PM
Play Whipple and Morris for the Duke game...I would like to see more of Storm Johnson...

Hurri'

Zak,

We're all on the same side.

mi@mic@ne

I had the feeling last week after the road trip that we did more healing than preparing. While fsu came off of a patsy schedule and looked fresh from the start. Our guys looked like they were another team out there from what they looked like against clemson... it cant be that much of a talent climb on both lines between clemson and fsu.
Jh started the game off with a couple of long throws that were so far off the mark that it was obvious he was going to have a bad nite. He is not healthy ... it does have a big effect on practice and focus.
In my opinion we need to play the easy teams outside of conference and try to get into the top 12 in the country as a pre season record. This is not going to be a quick turnaround. But our schedule got us to FSU unprepared because of the brutal games so we were not practicing to focus on tackling and getting better at swarming around the ball. It looked like everyone was on a different page last nite.
We also got to get better coaching on ST. Its not helping us with the tough schedule.. its making it more brutal.

Sarasota 'cane

I'm glad you wrote that Six, I needed to hear that!

And Roach, UM is "broke"???????????????? I didn't realize that! I was pretty sure they just raised over 1.5 billion, but maybe I'm mistaken!

The "Big" schools are using OUR tax dollars to fund their programs and to pay for their over-priced coaches. UM is a University first, a University second, and a University third. They will never "pay" for the top coaches because they have their priorities in order, not because they are cheap.

Shannon may not be the "guy", but neither is Mike Leach (I can't believe we are even debating having that train wreck here!), Jim Levitt, or any # of other sugggestions I have heard today!

Harbaugh?? Dreaming!! It's a latteral move from Stanford, and I'm sure Stanford pays more. Gruden???????????? When pig's fly! That guy could coach 90% of the NFL teams today!
JJ?? He wouldn't do that to Randy, and I'm certain he has no desire to as well!

I'm not sure what the answer is, but I can bet we have at least two years to figure it out, like it or not.

Go 'canes!

usagainstheworld&therefs

still with the canes. but i got a lot of questions.

pbcfrcane13

Out of the top 25 people. OUCH not that any of that crap matters at this point

VACane

Canesteeler, was he a UM guy....he probably was like us....disappointed, upset, mad, got drunk......and did did a Mellencamp and Danced Naked....I can get mad and drunk if need be, but I do not think I would go that far....what a Hoot!!! I did see some fine ladies in FSU gear.....maybe we could give them some beads like Springer if they showed us the Teepees!!!

VACane

Hey fellas, last night was A COMBINATION OF RESPONSIBILITY between coaching and effort by our players...we witnessed both and EVERYBODY ON HERE IS RIGHT.

Except (LOL) those who say this team won't bounce back this season at all. We won't have a 4 loss season and play in a 3rd tier bowl unless Jacory goes down.

pbcfrcane, how about in longest yard when they are talking to Goldberg about the Iguana in shower? Funny as hell....can you see the boys rolling through the smoke naked....big Bailey with a Monster Magnet!!!!LOL....hell you guys crack me up with humor....we need it today....great stuff on here!!!
Friend, you helped me see myself in the mirror....I have no problem seeing that I can be a JackAZZ when angry or cornered....I felt we all were angry and cornered last night.
We have to get ready for Duke. It is bad to lose, but look at the film, see your mistakes and lets get ready. We have a tough run of games coming up...it really does not get easier. You have to spate out the waste and walk out on the new dawn.

Six good take my man, I hope these guys can get their pride back and Cowboy Up as the Red Sox say. Last night is done, we must learn from the mistakes....we made a bunch. It happens.

Zakkee

Hurri, thats why I asked what you meant by me "seeing you out"...i assumed that you were implying that I was "calling you out"...my fault...I apologize for assuming.

Really Six, I know you have relationships to protect, but please give us a little more bro!!!!!!!!!!!! We are all looking for a positive fix after that game last night. I need a silver lining...please...I'm a Canes junkie..lol!

Can you PLEASE paraphrase or give us a little gist of what Bridgewater said or implied??????

canesteeler

VAcane speaking of naked the police arrested a fan last night and carried him out butt ass naked. I will say this FSU brought some fine ass women to Sun Life last night!

Hurri'

Zak,

I don't have a clue what you're talking about.

I don't think you challenged my manhood at all. I'm not angry, or mad, or upset with anybody here. For what? I don't come here hurling insults, or shooting down other people's comments/opinions, and in return, don't have it done to me.
What's there for me to feel emasculated about?
I thanked you for seeing me out. Meaning I was appreciative that you took the time to try and understand what I was saying, INSTEAD of just shooting my theory down, or simply casting me off as some jilted, overly bitter, post-game loser fan.

Bottom line.......I don't get bent outta shape when someone disagrees with me. I'll try and explain myself until I'm blue in the face, but you can go through all the Canespace archives.

I don't win off that.

macjones

Duane broke down what he thinks is up with Jacory - here's a guy that played DB for the Ravens and won a Super Bowl ring with them. SIX
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

And!

Don't just keep Us in bloody suspense. LMAO


canesteeler

Six that is good shat but can Shannon take this team to the next level? I am a fan of Shannon's and I back and support the team like they were all my children but damn enough is enough. They did not show up at all. WE were out coached out played and just punked the entire fuc---en game! Man all I want from my squad is to show up and play like hell. Too often we do not show up under Shannon.

TLuv

Posted by: pbcfrcane13 | October 10, 2010 at 02:27 PM

Couldn't agree more

Posted by: Six | October 10, 2010 at 03:02 PM

Preach brother, preach

macjones

" So many of coach Randy Shannon's legion of detractors will have their strident voice back, ready to consign a season now at 3-2 to the disappointment bin even though the schedule turns significantly easier now. " Greg Cote
http://www.miamiherald.com/sport/um

One has to give Cote kudo's for his arrogant sarcasm.

Because Coach Shannon and his Hurricane staff, as well as the upper-class Miami leadership, will have their most difficult task at hand, the next several days. Bloody DISSENSION anyone- IF it hasn't set in already.

And that task, is healing Miami's FRACTURED psychological, as well as emotional state of mind!

And, VA Tech, Carolina and Georgia Tech will not be easy games for Team Shannon. Especially with an injured Harris under center.

For instance, both Beamer Ball and Butch's Heel squads have ' owned ' Miami lately. No.

And with the exception of last seasons Miami home win against the Rambling Wreck, Team Shannon hasn't done been successful against them, also.

Best case Miami scenario: 10-2. That's the eternal optimist in me.

Worst case Hurricane scenario: 8-4. I'm stealing VA Cane's wrathful thunder. LMAO


canesteeler

,,,

Six

I was at the game last night, on the Canes sidelines, within 2 feet of all of them

I got a ton of great video, behind the scenes stuff

I could hear everything that was said by players and coaches in the heat of the moment or during down times of the game that pay sites like Canesport or whoever would give their first child to have so they could print it. I could see everything that people watching the game on TV at home or just paying attention to the plays on the field at the game - couldn't see. I'm not even going to get into that again, about people at home only seeing what the cameras and director are letting you see for those few seconds. Everyone knows that Randy is stoic, so why the hell are people still crying about it? You should've seen Whipple during the game, he wasn't exactly that fired up either. I saw Randy take his headset off and basically throw it after FSU TD pass rec. that happened 2 feet in front of me - the one that they went to instant replay about and then confirmed on the field

I sat in the dugout with Edge and Duane Starks and his lovely wife, I talked with them for a while about what's going on and their thoughts

I shot Whipple calling out Stoops after the game and talking with him for a while on the field

Duane broke down what he thinks is up with Jacory - here's a guy that played DB for the Ravens and won a Super Bowl ring with them

I talked with Storm Johnson and his parents after the game for a good long while

I talked with Tommy Streeter for a bit

I even talked with Christian Ponder after the game

I talked with recruits that were at the game, and came out of the Canes locker room - and let me tell you something that pisses me the f*ck off about some people ... if a kid wants to go to a certain school and really wants to go there, he'll f*cking go - and if he doesn't, then you didn't lose him b/c he was never yours anyway. I feel bad for certain kids if their coach has a stick up his ass about a certain college that he roots for and would potentially tell his kid not to go there b/c that college had a bad game. You think that Teddy Bridgewater is not going to come now? Chickillo must've called up all the other schools right after the game and told them he's not going to Miami now, right? B/c that's basically what I've read from a couple of people on here, saying that if they were a recruit, then why would they want to come play for Miami after last night? Well, that tells me what kind of person you are then. Maybe I'm just a different cat, but, if I'd go to a school that I wanted to - regardless - b/c if they did suck, then I'd want to go there and help them. I remember someone on here bringing up how much respect they had for the kids that went to the Canes during the probation years - I had respect for them as well. I'd rather have a kid that wants to come to my school to help them win, not a kid that wants to hop on a f*cking gravytrain like a f*cking bandwagon fan. I think we've seen those players before following 2003. Think about the kids that still came to the Canes after they got destroyed by Virginia at home, think about the kids that still came after going 5-7, think about the kids that still came the next year after that - Brandon Harris, Sean Spence, Mike James, Lamar Miller, Olivier Vernon, etc.

I could tell you about the text messages that Teddy Bridgewater sent to Larry Blustein after the Ohio State game - I called 86 after the game and told him verabtim what Bridgewater wrote down

I was in the post-game conference for the Canes and the first question that was asked about the whole "travesty" was by a guy that Sebastian57 and others from the 813/727 probably know b/c I filled in for him on his show on ESPN 1040 when he asked me to (he's a Cane alum) - and any other coach out there, Saban, Spurrier, Urbie Myth, etc. would say the EXACT same thing that Randy said, not calling it a "travesty" .... believe me. I've gotten into a lot of arguments with that guy about the Canes - example, after the busted play in the Clemson game for their first TD, he starts yelling that he never liked Lovetti's defense and how much they suck - but then, they get 6 turnovers that game and afterward he's praising them, saying how much he likes them. I was talking with him yesterday on the field, and he kept bringing up what a travesty this game was ..... you can say it only so many times before it just gets old. Ya, it was an ass kicking, thanks for the obvious. But to constantly just harp it on over and over and over while it's happening, did I say that it gets old?

And how exactly do you expect players to act immediately after a game like that? Of course they're going to be down and it's going to show in their interviews. People want to say that the players are sorry and have no heart or whatever b/c of the way they act in their interview immediately after the game? How the hell many times have you seen a Lt. Winslow type rant from any college player? That was a once in a long time type tirade. They just got their ass beaten down and basically the life sucked out of them, at home. They were all pissed and dejected on the field as soon as it was over - I have it on tape. I thought that Olivier Vernon, Seantrel and Orlando Franklin were going to murder someone. I've seen players like Derek Jeter, Derrick Brooks, Martin St.Louis, Evan Longoria the exact same way in their interviews after a crushing loss - they looked lifeless

It's over with. 10-2 is what a lot of people thought. 11-1 was a pipe dream. 12-0 was the ultimate wet dream for this year.

And just like others have said on here, you can put a stop to any head coach that you'd love to have at Miami, b/c it's unrealistic

I'm a huge Boss Man Shannon guy, but I also said that it's a 5 year plan and if it doesn't happen by that time - then some serious thinking needs to take place by the powers that be to possibly find another solution

I will attest to the thinking as well that Jacory just isn't who we thought he was ... but there's someone on the way to rip his job from him. Trust me

One last thing, as I was walking to the elevator last night, Herbie came walking out. I didn't realize how tall he was. I said to him "Herbie, how's it going?" .. he said "pretty good, how about yourself" .. I said, "I've been better. I drove 4 hours and sat through the worst traffic in my life to watch my team get their teeth kicked in and then their ass stomped on" .. he laughed, said "ya, I'm sure you've been better. Keep your head up though, this team needed this wake up call"

Herbie still a fan. Funny.

Zakkee

I DEFINITELY respect you even more now VACane!

The ability for a person to admit they may have erred is almost non- existent anymore! I'm certainly not beyond reproach and have admitted to being "on my shit" on here before. Much Love brotha!

Humility..wow! Now tell me more stories...I'm now impressed and you have my ear!

I apologize for the harsh words...I need to work on respecting my elders even more.

Hey fellas, last night was A COMBINATION OF RESPONSIBILITY between coaching and effort by our players...we witnessed both and EVERYBODY ON HERE IS RIGHT.

Except (LOL) those who say this team won't bounce back this season at all. We won't have a 4 loss season and play in a 3rd tier bowl unless Jacory goes down.

VACane

I never thought we would get desroyed like last night....knowing UVA program like I do....I never thought they would beat us at the OB like that either...

VACane

Mac, your scores are usually right on, and your takes well thought out and informed. Cannot see you not on a field somewhere.....pull my leg mate your stuff is too good. I dunno, I like to think we can beat Duke.....give J12 a blow....not to punish, to nourish and realize there is still a team....rest him. Whipple seems bright....Little High has probably more experience....start him, but get Whip Jr some reps.....cannot hurt. Maybe a week of thought and perspective....cause we got to get up on the horse again....and ride like hell now.

pbcfrcane13

I see no point in RS Morris at this point. I know I don't get to see him at practice and see what issues he has, but let him get some playing time this year and next year. So he starts as a Junior and you have a red shirt Bridgewater behind him and then we start building depth finally

Bad Bart

ugh...still sick to my stomach over that game....

pbcfrcane13

I think Highsmith is on he way to being moved to DB.

Sean Spence is a Beast!!!

There are still a lot of good young men out there who are real proud south floridians who'd love to help build the U back to it's glory days and they know that no matter how many down years we'll get, irrelevancy will never be an issue down here, the hotbed we're in in terms of recruiting is just too pertile for us not to get back to where we wanna be.

macjones

Hey Mac, did you predict the game score? I wanted to, and thought we would win......kinda glad I did not!!!

Posted by: VACane | October 10, 2010 at 02:32 PM

LOL Yeah, and naturally I was way out there in Pluto with it.

IF Hurricane fandom are straight-up HONEST, then I don't think any Cane loyalist thought the ' unthinkable' would happen last night. Yes.?

So, Cane rowdies. Which Miami QB would give Team Shannon the best opportunity to win against lowly Duke next week.

Because my bottom dollar is on Whipple, Jr. And come to think of it. Why didn't Highsmith enter the game last night.

pbcfrcane13

LMAO!!

VACane

Maybe we should have run out naked....dont know if it would have helped, but maybe they would have been more lively....something!!

Sean Spence is a Beast!!!

If I'm a HS kid, and someone asked me what school I wanted to go to, and I actually care about winning championships, and not just nice weather and celebrity alumni.......I probably don't pick Miami right now. Sad but true. Hopefully these HS kids are smarter than me.

If our entire (damn near) 08' recruiting class wasn't from Miami, exactly where might we be right now...........?

Yikes.

Posted by: Hurri' | October 10, 2010 at 02:28 PM

I think as a HS kid, the ones that are mature enough will think the bigger picture, which is coming to the U with a mindset of how can i help this team/school to salvage it's reputation.

I think kids who chooses the easy road shows a selfish characteristic and only thinks of themselves and not about the team and school they're going to be attending.

Zakkee

Great post TLuv

Hurri, how did I try to "see you out"? And what does that mean?

By reading your post feeling your passion for what you were saying and them commenting on it...I somehow managed to challenge your manhood???? I said that I agreed with you and understood, but thought you used the wrong word..thats all. This is a blog..people are taking themselves way to seriously like its another shot at high school popularity.

Your first post referred to Shannon being ambiguous about injuries and now your referencing his on-field halftime comments about the teams lack of fire. I'm confused???

SOUP, Typepad needs to install a Breathalizer test before posts are posted...blow into the mic sir....sorry.

UMike

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Hurri'

Wether or not he's ignorant or not.........?

My mother apologies for my terrible grammar on that one.

Damn.

BEERicane

Did anyone see the naked dude that tried to run onto the field on the Miami sideline by the corner opposite of where they run onto the field? That was pretty hilarious.

Hurri'

Zak,

Wether or not he's ignorant or not, is irrelevant. When he comes out like that, and the entire world sees it for what it is, he SEEMS ignorant of what's going on. I'm sure he knows how bad Jacory is hurt. But he aint doing himself any favors by saying guys are nicked, or the team doesn't need to play with more emotion, or whatever he said at halftime.

Again, thanks for taking the time to figure me out.

Sean Spence is a Beast!!!

Double blackeye for me, not only did we lose our game but my goodness how bad did our own fans acted especially the student section.

Not sure how ticket sales are done, but how the hell can you sell a section to season ticket buyers and then put an entire student body in the same section, this kids were rowdy and drunk they didn't wanna move out of the seats many of us ticket season holders bought.

Is that right???? they turned section 406 as additional student section and did not thought about how much problem it will cause to ticket season holders, these kids didn't wanna leave our seats and to add to that, me and my friends who purchased the tickets got a big time racial slurring, what an experience.

If we weren't heavy addict Canes fans, we probably wouldn't attend the next games.

Still, NC maybe out but i think we win out the rest of our games, and we'll be in good position to face the Noles and put ourselves in a position to have the last laugh.

Btw, the hundreds of Noles fans behind us on our sections were very disruptive and obnoxious too but then again you have to expect that from opposing fans, not from your own home fans.

VACane

Hope Capt. didnt jump off the stadium, you know he is probably hot today....as we all are. Hey Mac, did you predict the game score? I wanted to, and thought we would win......kinda glad I did not!!!

macjones

Where the freak' is Captain Optimist!??

VACane

Mac,Z,

lets be honest. I was pretty mad last night, and I can admit my faults....it was too personal....my bust, my apology to all....I'll work on it this week...promise. I just hate to lose...I do not throw things....sometimes words that are harsh..a bad game, a long day, some real issues with my Dads health...= a frustrated VAC who loves the U. I can accept defeat if its done with pride, 110%. I just think the effort was very lacking last night....hard to play, much less win like that. Again, sorry for my anger and frustration, you guys are the best, and some perspective on my part about it is good for my soul. thanks for the angle.

Hurri'

If I'm a HS kid, and someone asked me what school I wanted to go to, and I actually care about winning championships, and not just nice weather and celebrity alumni.......I probably don't pick Miami right now. Sad but true. Hopefully these HS kids are smarter than me.

If our entire (damn near) 08' recruiting class wasn't from Miami, exactly where might we be right now...........?

Yikes.

pbcfrcane13

lol funny we came out flat? ReallY? I sit in the endzone when they run out of the tunnel they come to my side and those players were pumped getting us in the endzone pumpped up!!! The opening drive we moved it right down there throats. I don't think they came out flat they just got bet. Thats it.

usagainsttheworld

flat. flat. flat. coaching. coaching. coaching.

pbcfrcane13

Roach couldn't have said it better!!!

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