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August 20, 2012

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8th Man in the Box

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Felipe

Al Golden is Psy Ops embodied. He can deny it all he wants in the press, but when he knows Armbrister has that Aaron Rodgers chip on his shoulder regarding not being recruited or given a chance by the big schools, for basically him and D'Onofrio to come out and say "he's a good guy who must contribute significantly on special teams" rather than ever hinting he could be a breakout stud (hello, size, 6'3 222 right now, rate of change from 192 last year is impressive) and might have a shot for 1st string is the clearest example I can remember.

It sets Armbrister up for the likely role of special teams, while simultaneously driving the guy toward eventually starting at Sam.

Felipe

Also, I'm with solarcane. Lol at the Randy Shannon Era of "they were flying around out there...need more reps...needs more experience." Juxtapose that to the specificity of Golden and company and it's clear who's actually coaching guys up vs. facilitating raw talent. Probably a reason why Sean Taylor was never used right by Gregg Williams in Washington.

Felipe

[Clarifications on the above two posts: Golden's doing a bangup job at motivating and getting the most out of the guys there. HIS guys, the ones he brought in, clearly get it. Hence why I don't think Telemaque is starting after October. And Sean Taylor wasn't used right because the way Gregg wanted to use him required the kind of coaching Darren Sharper had gotten over the span of a decade. Once Williams left and Taylor had matured, he was on pace for a six interception *game* against Brett Favre and then we all know what happened RIP].

BEERicane

I can see this place from my balcony.

j.w.

One of these days I'm getting here! I said it for years for the Arizona Cowboy College and it finally is coming true, so this is next on the list.

solarcane

bryce brown out there running around on national tv, who would have thunk it

solarcane


I can see this place from my balcony.

Posted by: BEERicane | August 20, 2012 at 10:11 PM

meet us there for the unc game beeri looking forward to meeting you

TonyCane

Solarcane, was his mentor on the sidelines?

LB

That place looks mighty tempting, 86.


usagainsttheworld

We are going to shock the world (but probably not this year!)

LB

The latest depth chart has been released.

http://www.nmnathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=658365&SPID=103763&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=205625715&DB_OEM_ID=28700

There are changes from the one released just a couple of days ago.

Golden really looks like he's proved his mettle and addressed the needs of the team. Just how many freshmen made the two-deep?

Lewis, Isidora, Flowers, Duke, Hamilton, Moore, McCord, Crawford, Bush, Jenkins, and Howard. That's 11, and Golden has been on record stating that this is a more mature team than last year.

Add in his recruits from 2011 (Dorsett, Scott, Chickillo, Pierre, Perryman, Ambrister, Paul, Finnie, Botts), and that's 20 members of the two-deep specifically recruited by Golden.

With experienced vets like Morris, Hurns, and Linder (I hope) returning for 2013, the future looks extremely bright. This will be a very good team starting now and going forward. The schedule doesn't do many favors, but the end of the season looks spectacular.

We will miss James, Buchanan, Telemaque, Botts, and Wieclaw. As long as we can replace the special teams, develop the tight end position, and continue to improve linebacker depth... I see no reason why this team can't climb to 10 wins within a year or two.

Pretty sweet.

86Cane


meet us there for the unc game beeri looking forward to meeting you

Posted by: solarcane | August 20, 2012 at 10:58 PM

UNC game roll call:

SolarCane
OcalaCane
Old Skool
Orange and Green in the Vein
Native Cane
86Cane

Who got next?

raizecane

86 - I will know more about what game I will be attending once one of my boyz gets out of rehab

canezilla

86 WE MIGHT STOP BYE THE HAMPTON INN FOR A DRINK!!!

canezilla

AND CAN U FIND OUT IF THERE IS A HOURLY RATE AT THE INN? I JUST WANT TO SPEND SOME QUALITY TIME WITH MY WIFE FOR A HOUR OR SO AND NOT PAY FULL PRICE!!! HAHAHAHA

86Cane

86 WE MIGHT STOP BYE THE HAMPTON INN FOR A DRINK!!!

Posted by: canezilla | August 21, 2012 at 08:45 AM

Bring it! We need to know your beverage of choice so we got U covered. If RaizeCane shows up he usually brings enough Captain Morgan to float a pirate ship around.

Ohio_Cane

Vernon Davis expected to transfer from UM. Nothing official yet

canezilla

DAMN 86 THAT EDIT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE IM IN NORTH KOREA!!!!!

Hassan

Trel being reported to enroll at University of Minnesota due to family issues..... just a rumor unconfirmed

tjl3909

Vernon just got there didn't he? If Trel leaves will Susan follow?

LB

"Vernon just got there didn't he? If Trel leaves will Susan follow?"

Ha!

+1.

CaneRock

Canes freshman CB Vernon Davis has sought release; expected to transfer

Hurricanes freshman cornerback Vernon Davis has requested to be released from his scholarship, The Miami Herald has learned, and is expected to transfer to another school as early as Tuesday afternoon.

A source said Davis, a former standout at Miami Coral Reef, let UM know of his intentions on Friday.

Reached by phone, Davis' mother confirmed her son was considering transferring from the program, but didn't want to elaborate on where he might be considering going.

"Nothing is official yet," Theodofia Davis said. "I'd prefer you talk to him about it."
Davis wasn't listed on the Canes' most recently released depth chart Monday, but remains on the team roster. He was one of eight incoming defensive backs the program brought in this season.

A UM spokesman said that as of 10:30 a.m., Davis was still on the team.

But obviously, things can change quickly.
A three-star recruit according to Rivals, ESPN and Scout.com, Davis was an All-Dade First Team selection by The Miami Herald as a senior.

Stay tuned.

Manny Navarro

86Cane

Just speculating but...Davis must be buried on the depth chart at DB and may have been requested to switch to offense. Plus he prolly knows more CB studs are on the way next year.

86Cane

DAMN 86 THAT EDIT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE IM IN NORTH KOREA!!!!!

Posted by: canezilla | August 21, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Nah, if U were in North Korea U would have no food, no electricity after 9 PM and no clean running water. Other than that it's about the same. LOL

Trust me you'll thank me when you are 45.

86Cane

BREAKING NEWS (RUMOR)...SMD is helping Trel pack and driving him to the airport for what is sure to be an emotional good-bye.

JUST KIDDING!

86Cane

As many as 12-15 freshman may play AT LEAST SOME in 2012:

CB Howard
S Bush
S Jenkins
DE Hamilton
DE McCord
RB D. Johnson
RB D. Crawford
WR Lewis
WR Waters
WR Lockhart
LB Terry
OT Flowers
CB A. Crawford
LB E. Johnson
DT Moore

Terrance Sullivan

86 I will be there for all the home games and will stay at the Hampton on at least every Friday night. Btw 86 with the Va.tech game being a Thursday night what's the protocol in early November. Look forward to seeing all you Canespacers this season

CaneRock

Davis must be buried on the depth chart at DB and may have been requested to switch to offense.

Posted by: 86Cane | August 21, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Or maybe NOT getting a look at kick return duties was the last straw.

j.w.

Probably both, 86 and Rock. Good luck to the kid. No idea if he gave it an honest effort or not, but if he isn't happy I hope he finds a new home.

Tsully76

Forgot to sign in so what I wrote earlier as my real name Terrance Sullivan applies. 86 I owe you a beverage of your choice.

Laquinton

I hope Seantrel does not transfer but we all saw this coming. Hopefully he stays but wont. Minnesota is a okay school I like their qb Marquis gray. Sucks about Davis also but hey you know 8 dbs come in somebodys at the bottom right ?

CaneRock

BREAKING NEWS (RUMOR)...SMD is helping Trel pack and driving him to the airport for what is sure to be an emotional good-bye.

JUST KIDDING!

Posted by: 86Cane | August 21, 2012 at 12:16 PM

As much as I like SMD, She can be persistently aggravatin' ass freakin' hell. I thought Darius Smith was going to eat Her for asking Him about His weight so much.

And is it just me, or is Lamar Miller a funny ass interview...even when He's being serious...

86Cane

ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit says:

National championship game: Florida State over USC

86Cane

Forgot to sign in so what I wrote earlier as my real name Terrance Sullivan applies. 86 I owe you a beverage of your choice.

Posted by: Tsully76 | August 21, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Terrance...call Susan at the Hampton Inn ASAP to make your reservations (see number in article above). She is expecting your call.

86Cane

Sully...the protocol for the Thursday night VT game is to meet at the Hampton at 3 PM to carpool to the game and to stay there on Thursday night.

And I never met a beverage I didn't like!

Tsully76

86 I did my reservations online using the code but I will call Susan anyways.

Tsully76

Thanks 86.

LB

"BREAKING NEWS (RUMOR)...SMD is helping Trel pack and driving him to the airport for what is sure to be an emotional good-bye.

JUST KIDDING!"

Livin' it up with the H.H., I see. Man, I really stirred up some nonsense.

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"Plus he prolly knows more CB studs are on the way next year."

Heh. I think it's all great for the CB position. Competition, competition. Keeps the good ones in, the uninspired out. I love it. Brandon McGee could have easily transferred the past two or three years, but he's staying. That says a lot, especially with the Tracy Howard fans (cough, Ohio) calling for a change.

Put the bravest and nastiest players out there, coach them up, and put the fear of God in opposing QB's. Miami is going to be a frightening team to throw on in a year or so, perhaps sooner.

canezilla

CAPT Kirk Herbstreit IS A TOOL!!!

4-Real

Don't 4get that Davis wuz 1 of those $55 recruits. U get what u pay 4 :)

The []_[]

So was Gabe Terry.......your point?

CGNC

86 nice job on the last 2 blog articles

86Cane

CGNC...thank U! We have several good ones coming up: "Five Questions With Canespace" with several well known media personalities that cover the Canes.

LB

(http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/08/21/2960838/um-offensive-tackle-seantrel-henderson.html)

"Right offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson is still missing in action at Greentree Field since leaving last week for his second funeral this month in his home state of Minnesota.

Henderson, listed as 6-8 and 340 pounds, is again missing on the latest depth chart, but coach Al Golden said Monday that “Seantrel is part of our football program, and Seantrel has got to get his house in order before he can help us — and that’s the truth.

“I mean, he’s got a lot of things going on. I’m going to keep it private with him right now. I think I owe him that. He’s got to get himself together. Then he can help the Miami Hurricanes.”

Henderson practiced once this camp in full pads — last Tuesday. He sustained a concussion in a car accident just before fall camp began.
Injury report

WR Allen Hurns (head), TE Dyron Dye and CB Larry Hope wore yellow (limited) jerseys Monday; DL Corey King wore a red (no-contact) jersey.

SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN"
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All right, let's just say it. We've all been thinking it for weeks now. Let's be honest here. Sometimes feelings can no longer be contained, and connotations can't be fully expressed in the Herald.

Someone needs to admit her feelings for #77...

...and here they are.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-djk30NOI


:) You're welcome.

Old Skool

From the Tampa Trib...
Jon Gruden says he still hasn't gotten over the hurt of being fired by the Bucs despite a 57-55 record... Awww Baby Dolls. A professional football coach with such a delicate constitution

herbieibis

Vern Davis, was a camp boy and must of been a one day wonder at the camp.If he's packing in this quick, he must know, even with a redshirt, he wouldn't be able to cut it here. You can't hit on them all and that leaves us with another ship that we can get a more highly qualified player.
Trell please don't make me into a prophet by jumping to the GOFUS.
I like CurbStreet he actually stole my moniker, Herbie but that being said, WHAT THe F is that dude on to say THE Crims would beat USC in the SHIP, if they both got there. First, FSU won't ever, playing in the ACC, see a QB close to Barkleys caliber, nor the WR's they have. FSU does, on paper, have some serious DEE fire power but they will choke against somebody and Manuel stays hurt. The SEC won't rep in the ship this year. If it ain't us playing, which it won't be, I say Okie Dokie vs Traveler is the game I'd like to see for all Da marbles.

Hampton Inn - Plantation

Hey college football fans! This is Susan from the award winning Hampton Inn in Plantation. We look forward to having the Canespace Crew at our hotel once again this season and hosting your special events.

You can make your reservations on-line by using the Canespace Corporate code mentioned in the article or by calling me or the hotel front desk at 954-382-4500. Make sure to mention the special "Canespace Rate" for college football games this year.

Thanks again for your business and all of us at the Hampton Inn we look forward to seeing all of you crazy orange and green Miami fans once again this Fall.

GO CANES!!!

CaneRock

Manny_Navarro Coral Reef coach said Vernon Davis headed to West Virginia. #UM
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CaneRock

Hmmmm...

Manny_Navarro Vernon Davis' high school coach said he freshman cornerback longer trusted #UM coaches bit.ly/ONv3WZ
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