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June 21, 2011


dj moonbat

Then I find out they are
Notre Dame, Notre Dame Indiana 46556

What the hell...they think they are the Vatican?

Posted by: solarcane | June 22, 2011 at 02:14 PM

It's worse than that. The Vatican, at least, is the vestiges of Catholic Rome. Y'know: ROME. Even if Catholicism is lost on you, there's at least some sense that you're somewhere near things happening.

Notre Dame, on the other hand, is an exurb of South Bend, IN. Which is less important, e.g., than being an exurb of Terre Haute.

It's a miracle they were ever able to recruit athletes who could spell their own names.


solar - I've never watched that Tosh show but I've heard people talk about it - the best is when he gets those stupid ass white glasses knocked off his face haha

That wiffle kid is sick, I came across his video a while back when a guy at work was trying to learn how to throw some nastiness for when we play in the studio ... he almost tore his elbow out trying to do some of that stuff baaahaha, it was great. I don't see how that kid's arm is still intact after throwing like that - his elbow is gonna be jacked up in the future when he gets older, like in his 30s

Here's that kid's original video - the best pitches are at :58 seconds in with that fat lard up at the plate



I find it laughable that we honestly think this 7 year, mediocre team is going to land, what you call "the big fish". Kids stop knocking on our door to come here and win 'ships 5 years ago.

We all thought we were back with the #1 class and that got us no where.

How about we trust our new coaching staff, eat a fat price of humble pie, stop watching our 'ships on VHS and stop comparing players to past greats.

We are exactly who we think we are. We ain't done shit in the weakest conference out of all CFB.

We need kids that are hungry and don't have all these people calling them great and all that. We need workers. Kids that know they have to earn it.

Some of y'all praise BH1. I don't. The kid said he's coming to win 'ships, but jumped ship as soon as he could to a locked out profession. That WR for ND made him look high school.

We need kids that aren't here for themselves, but are here to work and EARN it.

Look what Bush did to USC. Look what TP2 did to OSU. Look at what a few studs did to UNC.


Ok, glad it's all out there now. Feel much better.


Kid is going to be at the orthopedic surgeon's office more than a little bit when he gets a older.


Nebraska defense unveils their new gloves, pretty original,and a bit bad azz



wonder how many excessive celebration penalties those new gloves will bring about?


solar - one more vid

I dunno about this, 97 MPH with a wiffle ball? The last pitch that registers on that gun just doesn't seem like 97 MPH

The pitch he throws at :14 - :16 seconds in that is supposedly 91 MPH is the nastiest pitch in the whole video


But 97? Something has to be off - he's also not throwing from 60 ft 6 inches, an official wiffle ball mound is 42 feet exactly from home plate, these guys are releasing the ball from about 38 to 37 feet away

Little League mound is 46 feet and the hardest throwers in the LLWS this past year were topping out at 72 MPH or 73 MPH = 93 MPH from MLB distance ... but those kids are like 11 years old

I guess it might be possible to hit 97 MPH with a wiffle ball from 38 feet away

I mean, look at this kid though, hitting 95-97 MPH from 60 ft. 6 inches - and you barely even have time to track the ball from his hand before you hear the snap of the catcher's mitt



Yeah Canerock, we layed on the porch last year against those bums. That was probably the most uninspired game I've seen the Canes play. They must of really be pissed at Shannon that night.


Six I'm sure you can mess with the readouts on those radar guns. Those guys probably have it reading a percentage higher than an accurate reading is.

Don't the major league home teams up the speed on the scoreboard for their pitchers to rattle the other team? I would.


Six this kills
homemade radar gun


macjones de Albuquerque

Nebraska defense unveils their new gloves, pretty original,and a bit bad azz


Posted by: solarcane | June 22, 2011 at 03:06 PM

fuc! that Herbie CornSUXker pigskin football program!

All the Lil' REDnecks got over the Canes is their sacrosanct precious consecutive home sellout streak. That's all.

Miami, F-L-A Hurricane trUmps that Herbie CornSUXker program in all major college football matters, Eh.


aight mac,

Our gloves look much more original and clever than Nebraska's d gloves...uh not



It's OK to be a blind homer but reality is what it is.

shut the front door.

macjones de Albuquerque

Nebraska defense unveils their new gloves, pretty original,and a bit bad azz


Posted by: solarcane | June 22, 2011 at 03:06 PM


P.S. Go BIGot REDneck qb Cody Green has bloody well left the Nebraska program. LOL

" At least we have our sacred walk-on program. " LOL

After I came across this satire vis-a-vis youtube, I posted on ESPN, Sporting News and SportIllustrated and recieved LITERALL hate from that Herbie Cornhusker good ol' boy mob. Literally LMAO, eh.


nebraska gloves pic



mac I can't dl your nebraska clip wtf?

macjones de Albuquerque

mac I can't dl your nebraska clip wtf?

Posted by: solarcane | June 22, 2011 at 03:54 PM

MEA cUlpa

Youtube= Hitler reacts to Virginia Tech defeating Nebraska. It's there in living color.

There's even a Hitler reacting to Miami vs. Virginia Tech betting odds.

orange 'n green in the vein

"Posted by: dj moonbat | June 22, 2011 at 09:42 AM"

See, I'd be more on board with your suspicions if Butch hadn't gone 5-6 in '97, in other words, he had the season the NCAA sanctions were designed to make him have in the first place. There were no assistant coaches as shady as, "renowned all-star recruiter," John Blake at UM under Butch. There just wasn't moonbat and if there was just an inking of smoke, you don't think the program would have been death penal-tied in a second without batting an NCAA eyelash? The nation was hoping for that the entire time, it would have been everybody's birthday/xmas/new years present who followed college football all rolled into one if they could pin the smallest infraction in the probation years on us to finally drop the blade.


Scavo Named Head Football Athletic Trainer
Longtime medical professional comes to UM athletics from Miami's Miller School of Medicine

Vincent "Vinny" Scavo will join the University of Miami's athletic training staff as it's Associate Athletic Trainer and Head Football Athletic Trainer, announced UM's Head Athletic Trainer Scott McGonagle on Wednesday.

Scavo joins the Hurricanes athletic department after working as the Director of Sports Medicine Services and Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine since 2008. With the division serving as the official sports medicine provider for the Hurricanes, Scavo has already worked closely with the team doctors and student-athletes - relationships that will continue in his new capacity.

"We are looking forward to having Vinny join the athletic training department," said McGonagle. "He brings with Him a history of championship success during his previous time here, and we hope this be the case again."

Scavo has extensive experience as an athletic trainer at the professional, college and high school levels, previously serving as Miami's basebasll athletic trainer from 1984-87, including during the Hurricanes' 1985 national championship season.

Scavo worked with both the New York Yankees (1981-83) and Florida Marlins (1992-96) organizations, earning Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year honors by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer Society and Florida State League Class A Baseball Athletic Trainer of the Year in 1994.

After two years as the Rehabilitation Coordinator for the Marlins' minor and major league teams (1994-1996), He was named Director of Sports Medicine at Doctors Hospital and then served as the Head Athletic Trainer at several South Florida high schools for 13 years, working at Miami Southridge (1996-2001), Chaminade-Madonna (2001-06) and Coral Gables (2006-2008). Over that time, he developed the curriculum for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools' Coaches Certification Course and the MDCPS Injury Reporting System. In 2006, Scavo was named Florida's High School Trainer of the Year.

Originally from Staten Island, N.Y., Scavo is a 1983 graduate of Florida State with a bachelor's in education. He is certified from the National Athletic Trainers' and is a licensed athletic trainer.



Vincent "Vinny" Scavo
badda bing


Ohio, Big Daddy, any news on any of the available defensive tackles? Which dt or dt's does UM have legitimate shot @ landing? Also, u guys are aware that Shane Mcdermott will b the only center on the roster headed into 2012? Hope getting a center is on Golden's
to-do list, unless some of these $55 committs can hike da hell outta of football lol


Why does Suzi Barret look so fit and even a little bit hot in the esurance commercial but not so much back in her Second City days. Here is a tame one.

Show me yours, I'll show you mine.




suzi as the weather girl makes Richard Pryor and Chris Rock look like Sunday school teachers, a little tooo crazy to post on here, but check her out on You Tube sometime


some papacane

SaveUMFootballPapa Cane

Update On New Canes: LB Denzel Perryman will wear #52 and will report next Tuesday along with DE Anthony Chickillo and K Matt Goudis.

SaveUMFootballPapa Cane

Update On New Canes: LB Eddie Johnson, CB Dallas Crawford and DE/LB Ricardo Williams are all in. Report on Tuesday.

SaveUMFootballPapa Cane

Update On New Canes: OT Taylor Gadbois, RB Kevin Grooms, and DL Jalen Grimble all report on Tuesday.

SaveUMFootballPapa Cane

Update On New Canes: Punter Dalton "Auto" Botts is flying in Monday night and reports on Tuesday. Kid has a monster of a leg. Boomers.

SaveUMFootballPapa Cane

Still Waiting For NCAA Clearinghouse: S Thurston Armbrister, LB Antonio Kinnard, and DL Corey King are waiting for approval


June 22, 2011

Brandon Linder

They are stories of perseverance. Stories about growing up, becoming men and being a part of a family. One-by-one, we hear from them. These are the Miami Hurricanes...

Protecting the quarterback is a big thing. It’s what you work out for; it’s what you do everything for. Going over the plays, practicing, it’s what it’s all about. It’s something you should enjoy doing, because that’s you guy back there.

I hold myself to such a high level, that even when I make a good play, if I don’t think it’s a good enough play for me, I get upset at myself. I critique the littlest things, so I’m disappointed with myself even after some good plays.

Competition is what fuels you. If you have no competition, you might start slacking. Competition keeps you on your game. It makes you do the extra stuff you need to do.

When I was six years old I played baseball, but when I moved down here it was just football. I was about seven years old when I started playing football.

St. Thomas Aquinas is a great school. I played little league when I first moved down here, and one of my dad’s friend’s older brothers went to St. Thomas, so my first year down here, me and my dad went with him and his dad to a game. I remember watching Sam Young and a bunch of other guys play, thinking how big they were, and then I went to school there and became one of them. I go back there in the spring just to say hello to everyone. It’s a great place with a lot of opportunity.

I remember when Coach Golden was hired. We were sitting at the awards banquet when Kirby Hocutt came in and told us it was Al Golden. We didn’t really know who he was. I remember the first meeting with him; the guy said what we needed to do and what was going to happen. Everything’s changed, from the workouts, to the eating, to the grades and study hall. There’s a lot more accountability in all the little things, and I think that’s going to take us far.

I didn't think it was a difficult transition at all. Everything was starting over, so we were all on the same playing field and level. You just have to start listening to what’s new and what you have to do and forget about all the old stuff.

We are all a team, especially here on the offensive line Me, Shane (McDermott) and Mongo (Jonathan Feliciano) got a house now and everyone’s over there all the time. The line is definitely coming together. We have cookouts, we got an inflatable pool, and it’s a lot of fun.

You go through camp with these guys, you go through everything with these guys, and you become brothers. Especially classmates, you pull toward each other because you’re going through the same thing together starting off new. I, Shane, Jonathan, Jermaine Barton, Seantrel Henderson, and Malcolm Bunche, we all went through the same thing at the same time, and you do it all together. We’d do anything for each other.

My hobbies are fishing and hunting. That’s my life, I grew up doing it. I grew up in the woods and in the water. My dad introduced me to it when I was really young. If the world ends, I can still survive (laughs). For me, it’s a way to clear my head. I’ve been going to the Keys every weekend, fishing, diving and all that. I catch everything from dolphin, tuna, Wahoo to spear shooting snapper and grouper. It’s not lobster season right now, but in August it will be. I have my own underwater camera, so I make my own movies while fishing. Over spring break, I went to Shane’s house and we went fishing on his boat, with his dad. About three weeks ago, we went out to Isla Morada Humps down in the Keys. It’s about 300 feet of water, and we caught an 85-pound amberjack that took 45 minutes to fight.

I’ll never forget my coaches at St. Thomas. Two of the big ones are Coach Smith and Coach Connolly, the line coach. The things they’ve done for me, the opportunities they’ve given me. That’s why I am where I am right now.

Art Kehoe is a great guy. When Coach Stoutland left, we didn’t know who was going to come in. Coach Kehoe came in, and he’s such a fiery guy, a great teacher. He’s such a great guy, he’s always on top of us with our schoolwork and study hall, and he’s a lot of fun.

This season is going to be a big one for me and the team. With the new coaching change, we’re going in there trying to prove everyone wrong with everything they’ve said. I’m excited to see the hard work we’ve been doing and how it’s going to pay off. I’m excited.

My family means the world to me. I always knew I was coming here, but one of the reasons I picked Miami was being close to my family. I go home every weekend, and once or twice during the week too. Especially during football season and during camp, you’re grinding the whole week and you need to recharge your batteries and kind of get away. What better place than with family? I’ve got a bunch of friends at different places, and a lot of them are miserable that they can’t come home all the time, so I don’t take it for granted.

I was raised right. My mom and dad instilled great habits in me, good morals. I think it goes back to the hunting and fishing too, when you do all that kind of stuff, it helps to make you humble. Through the whole recruiting process, I didn’t talk to anyone, never answered my phone for the media. I was doing my own thing. I was raised humble, and to never showboat or anything like that.

I always want to be a good person, and a hard-worker, being out there before and after everyone else. Someone you can count on. A great family man. That’s the legacy I want.

Tradition is the reason I came here to the U. I grew up watching them and going to games, with guys like Michael Irvin coming to talk to you, with Willis McGahee running ladders with you at practice, Reggie Wayne working out with us, who else has that? It’s a blue-collar, hard-working factory, and that’s what I love about it. That’s me.

Playing football has given me a great opportunity. I started playing when I moved from Orlando in 1999, and I played every year since. I always had to play with older kids because I was heavier. After my freshman spring in high school, I started getting looks from colleges and thought I could do something. It just blew up after that, and I was able to come to Miami.


"I always want to be a good person, and a hard-worker, being out there before and after everyone else. Someone you can count on.
I think it goes back to the hunting and fishing too, when you do all that kind of stuff, it helps to make you humble."

I'm just sayin

Old Skool


Make-up, lighting, art direction and color correction can do wonders.

I'm sure you've heard stories about beautiful models without make-up.

Lighting's a given: the first one is soft flat daylight which is bluish in color and can make the skin look cold.

Art direction: Want to make blue eyes stand out? Blue in the background will do it. Plus with color correction I can correct for skin tone and even blue up the eyes a bit more.

I know ... long answer to a short question.


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Posted by: solarcane | June 22, 2011 at 10:11 AM

The long and winding road.

Four years of HARD time.

Solar giving me hell all the way.

Wouldn't change it for anything!


Nice blogging today by everyone involved. Even in the dead season Canespace still ROCKS! Thanks to all the bloggers who make this site work.


Solar I know you do not like UNC but I just watched that story about coach Fox's mom passing away from breast cancer...oh my Nick and I both looked at each other and said "I hope they win it all". He could not be there for regionals because he was by his Mom's side while she was dying until she passed. The boys all said they stepped up and took on leadership roles they otherwise would not have....just tore at my heart.



Yea she probably does look more like back in Second City days, man she was funny then!

I got your contribution to Solar Zone Hit of The week, it's cool thank you.

I gotta convert it over to You Tube so I can just pate the address into the site editor no sweat.



Amen, it's a labor of love, you should be very proud of Canespace.


you know me well, I root for the underdogs in life more than the favorites , so I yea for the kids if UNC were to win it all I wouldn't mind it at all.
I don't think it's gonna happen though.

Big Daddy Cane

Ohio, Big Daddy, any news on any of the available defensive tackles? Which dt or dt's does UM have legitimate shot @ landing?

Posted by: 4-Real | June 22, 2011 at 06:20 PM

Earl Moore, Eddie Goldman, Nick James, and Tavadis Glenn


Six ducks baseball coach going to UC Santa barbara:



Yeah I don't think so either but that story was so sad and so sweet too.

I think it will be FL and USC.


I think that if Grooms gets moved to wideout, he could be a real prollum' out there.
Kid is gonna be a dead d!ck if he plays RB for three or for years.
Dorsett and he are my favorite guys in this class. Both guys remind me of Roscoe Parrish....Who is one of my all-time favorite "Non-All Time Great" Canes.

Old Skool

Tavadis. Wow first time I've seen his name in over a year. I thought he'd blown us off when he couldn't get in.

Big Daddy Cane

Tavadis. Wow first time I've seen his name in over a year. I thought he'd blown us off when he couldn't get in.

Posted by: Old Skool | June 22, 2011 at 08:30 PM

>>>>He went to JC to get the grades up...so did Delmar Taylor. Both are still being looked at by the CANES.


2 players I think that will have a chance to shine like all freshman they have to come in and compete but these spots need the most help.T homas Finnie, Came in and worked his tail off to get the starting job with the UTough program and slipped to 2nd string but can he come in and out work Payne,McGee and Chambers yes! Hardest worked by the Head Coach..Denzel Perryman, with MLB being a weak link for the Canes( i know right) he has a chance. I like #58, but Denzel needs the chance to shine. If he comes in with the attitude that Ray,Sean and Jon came in with.."i will start" than he will lead us for years. Im excited for this season..

best career. Grimble or Chick


I think that if Grooms gets moved to wideout, he could be a real prollum' out there.

Posted by: Hurri | June 22, 2011 at 08:04 PM

Many "insiders" are VERY curious about how Golden will use Grooms. They can't wait to see how creative Golden and Company get with him. Time will tell...


best career. Grimble or Chick

Posted by: Q | June 22, 2011 at 08:39 PM

Q...welcome to The Space!

Post here, post often.


canechic - the #1 coach I want is George Horton

If I can't have Horton, then I'll take Pat Murphy as a very close #1A... he's now the manager for the Eugene Emeralds, a short-season A team for the Padres

It would be interesting to see how Horton would be able to recruit for Miami - but I'll bet he'd do a better job than what is going on now

And Murph, he went to FAU, got both his Bachelor/Master there, was named to their 20th Anniversary Team ... he knows the area

The crap he was fired for at Arizona State was exactly that - crap

One of the "major" violations they cited - team managers (instead of coaches) throwing batting practices, signaling in pitches and tossing balls during practices and warm-ups before games ... wow ... how they didn't get thrown into prison for that, I have no idea

Another violation - Student athletes received free-of-charge services from two Tempe sports-training facilities .... (I wonder if Hankie paid Mark Duper to help him or not this past off-season)

Another violation - coaches making 500 total telephone recruiting calls in 5 years

This is actually something I think is stupid though and shouldn't have happened (but it does anyway, all the time in football and basketball) - student athletes getting paid for work they didn't do in youth camps to help introduce kids to baseball

Pffft ... I'll still take Murph. If that's considered some baggage, then that's really only carry-on, compared to the factory outlet center of baggage that other schools like USC, Ohio State, UNC, etc. have


Fish 4, Angels 4 in the 8th.


Tavadis Glenn. Wasn't he on the Canes roster at one point?


Vandy putting it to UNC. 5-1, top of the 9th, 1 out, UNC at bat. 1 on


Game over. Vandy wins 5-1


Sorry six I misunderstood I thought he was the head coach.....uh duh!

You think they will fire Morris?

The Wizard

Tavadis Glenn, wasn't he the kid that got thrown out of the Gaytors "Friday Night Lights" because he threw up "The U" after owning another player in one-on-one drills ? I want that kid on my team !


Papa Cane - "I got news..."


The Wizard

I got a tweet a little while ago saying that Avery Johnson de-committed from LSU. Any further news on that ?

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