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October 08, 2012


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D'Onofrio made a point, you take away that garbage ass roughing the kicker penalty, we keep ND out of the end zone in the 1st half.

Posted by: CaneRock | October 08, 2012 at 06:57 PM

That's pretty stupid. After the penalty, ND proceeded to drive about 60 yards for that touchdown. That leads me to believe that if they hadn't scored on that drive, ND might well have scored on some other drive -- as they in fact proceeded to do FIVE TIMES in the second half.


What?? A D coordinator fired mid season?? I thought that didn't happen in the college game....

Any chance we can get GT to offer No'D the job? I'm willing to let him start this week if they'd like........

Posted by: longtimecanefan | October 08, 2012 at 06:29 PM

Bingo LMAO


I hate to hear No'D's interviews, lock him up in a closet or something. He is arrogant, and lost me from the time he said he doesn't care what anyone but his family thinks. And there in lies the fucking problem. He has not change one single thing from the first game till now and there in lies the biggest of all problems he seems to be forcing this swiss cheese scheme down the players' throat. And im starting to hate Al Golden for allowing it to continue. If you are not gonna fire him atleast make some fucking changes. If you have to, play two may under the rest of the season, play that shit and simply let every under man stick somebody and the two safeties cover half the field each. Thats as vanilla as defenses go.


Native...IF U can make it on Saturday here is the plan:

1. IF U wanna riding solo and want to ride together then U gotta be at my house at 7:30 AM SHARP. Judson will be here then and we are heading out to arrive at 10:30 at The Hampton Inn and then off to the stadium.

2. IF U and the lovely Rebecca are traveling together and U wanna just meet us there at the Stadium then just plan to arrive there at 11 AM. Call me when U arrive.


Posted by: Jiggafras | October 08, 2012 at 07:26 PM

Let me explain it to ya,

This is a very long episode of "Punk'd". Ashton Kutcher is going to pop out at any minute, so wait for it, wait for it, .......


I bet Groh serves as some kind of an advisor for UM for the rest of the season, unless he really needs time off.

Posted by: j.w. | October 08, 2012 at 05:00 PM

VA Cane

I must agree with Big Eric, to cheer a hurt player is in poorest of taste. I do not care for Santonio Holmes at all....I never liked Mike Irvin as a Cowboy or after...loudmouth....or Deion.....but I never would cheer or be happy a guy is hurt...one thing to see them take a good lick.....but to be glad a cat gets hurt....not right. Winston was pissed....he is a big guy and a good person...glad he spoke up.....


Posted by: Willie Will in Nashville | October 08, 2012 at 07:44 PM

That can be the only explanation man. Look at the numbers, its unbelievable. I can't see how it became like this. Golden and No'D are not even addressing the point. they keep on deflecting despite keep on saying its no excuses before they proceed to make 5 million.

There are 10 players on defense who are not FR. Luther Robinson( Redshirt JR), The plug SR, Chickillo SO with experience, Shayon Greene Redshirt JR, Gaines JR, Perryman same as chickillo, Brandon McGee SR, Finnie SO, Telemaque Telemaque Redshirt SR and Highsmith JR. You add Eddie Johnson to that, thats a starting lineup with decent to great experience

Why are they telling me that all we are playing with is FR and SO?

Fire No'D now


THE CANES way of playing defense is the college philosophy of today. After all we were always in the top 5 defenses in the country. We understand what philosophy works. Rite now Al needs to sit down with Jimmy and get lessons on gap responsibilities. Because our d rarely gave up over 100 yrds total and actually drove the opponents back to their 20.
I dont care what kind of d Al is playing ... its not working.


A UM stadium at Tropical Park? NOT LIKELY - not unless a donor is prepared to donate at least $50 million.

As a previous blogger correctly stated, this idea has been repeatedy floated and rejected.

A joint (UM-FIU) football stadium at tropical park was seriously considered at one point. (I understand that the U was very interested). But the idea died when FIU opted for a stadium on its own campus - and Metro-Dade County agreed to spend (beaucoup) money on a new baseball stadium for the Marlins instead of setting aside money for a new (or renovated) stadium for the Canes.

One other problem with the Tropical Park location: It is outside the City of Miami which translates as one less government entity to provide financial support for construction (revenue bonds) or maintenance expense (tourism tax?)

Also, traffic in and out of Tropical Park can be very difficult when there are big events. And there is no Metrorail station nearby.

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From what I read GT made the move to fire Groh now to show they were committed to turning things around this season. At 2-4 they think they can still come back and have a good year.

GT's defense is ranked 90th. We're 118th.

As badly as they've done they're still better than us in nearly every defensive category but still made the move.

Is there a message in this??


The excuses about us being young are getting old. Cocaine made a grat point, Tracy Howard was not passive in high school so why in the hell do you have him playing passive in college. How many college defenses are worst than the Canes? The amount of cushion our db's give plus no pass ruch and my old fat ass could complete a pass on this defense. New alert ND is not a top 10 team. We continously make average QB's look like all pros. ND realized at half time that it was time to start stuffing the ball down our throats in the running game. When we blitzed our corners were back peddling even before the ball was snapped. Ohio I love your loyalty but even back in the days when the U was horrible they played better defense than this. I think Coach D is in way over his head. Coach D makes Randy Shannon look like a Rhoades scholar!


Its also funny how Golden and d'no were saying how good the depth was at the DT position before the spring game and everyone said that the defense would have to carry the offense. But now magically there's no talent and they're back tracking they're comments


Va cane. Agreed. Love all you guys (except the occasional maladjusted trolls). Let's focus on football right now and giving the rest of the acc more reasons to hate us!

The Brown Recluse

We should start calling him...No'Defensio!
Wocka Wocka...


As I type this my son is watching the new episode of spongebob square pants. Made me think....I wonder if Patrick is an fsu fan? Or alumni?


My typing is horrible tonight much like our defense. The O has to put up at least 42 points for us to have a chance to win this weekend.


ND was an older team that was big and slow. We always have coached active d ends and d linemen. If you remember they were coached to get off the ball like a 100 yrd dash runner. Our d ends were taught to get a step on the big o tackle and beat him around the outside. Our d line was to get off the ball quicker than the o line and penetrate in the gap. This would have neutralized NDs size and slowness.

But instead we are taught to man up and we got pushed around in the second half. In the old days our d line appeared to be very active with their stunts and where they needed to be. But now we look like we are standing in a bucket of concrete.


Golden has lost me now. He said if he 1 man. Meaning a 22 year old senior. That would erase the issues on the D-line. Ok... He doesn't know that Darius Smith is a SR? Robinson is rs JR. Last year he had SR's & the D-line sucked. Not this bad but still sucked. He's basically saying this defensive system at it's peak will have mediocre results. But he believes it will dominate. "He who knows not but believes he knows is dangerous & should be avoided". Golden knows not that a d-line without penetration, CB's & LB's 10 yds off of the LOS will never work in major college football. Yet the dum fuck believes it will. Even after having the worst defense in the nation for 6 strait weeks. Lord have mercy! The sentinel says the coaches spent 38 hours watching film this weekend. I bet Feliciano's mom's juicy azz cheeks, they still ain't realize that dum fukkin system gives up 5-10 yards before the ball is snapped. That's why Fisch dinked & dunked the first 2 games, because that's all he had to do to move the chains all off season. When facing a real D in KSU, afterwards it was like, OH SHYT! WE HAVE TO THROW DOWNFIELD TO GET YARDS AGAINST EVERYONE BUT OUR D & BC'S!!! What a great fukkin idea! Genius! Reality...

The U is fukked. Vasolineless. RIP RELEVANCY & POWERHOUSE STATUS.

A moment of silence & pour out a lil' liquor


Here is the solution, Fire No'D as a promote Barrow to DC, his unit is the only one that has made any plays, DP52 and EJ44 or the only players who look like they belong on the field with a U on their helmet...even Paul with his inexperience force a fumble V NCST.

If Golden thinks he can spend the rest of 6 games telling us how young we are after he started off saying they weren't gonna talk about it, he has something coming. Dude most of the fans are with you, but we not with No'D and we are not buying the youth shit, we are Savannah St bad.

Promote Barrow, get a NFL position coach from the Ravens, the 49ers am sure you can match their salary, heck call the plays your damn self. No'D has to go now. We have a chance to win the Coastal, its not gonna happen with No'D. VT is struggling this year and they will absolutely run the ball down our throats and not throw one time and beat us. How do you explain a team run the ball 20 straight times on you?!! UNC is coming next with Bernard and Renner, over under 600 yards?


If we really want to be relevant and Golden keeps on talking shit, get that guy that just got fired from Arkansas, Booby Petrino fuck it. He didn't commit any NCAA violations and he would jump at the opportunity, he will not get a better chance and that bitch can coach flaw and all


Zilla, that comment is stale! Wasn't it started here by the same guy who was sure Shannon knew what he was doing? Lol.
I will bet you a beer Groh advises the staff this year, though.


British rugby league player Paul Wood has lost a testicle after a collision during the English sport's showpiece final at Manchester's Old Trafford stadium on Saturday.

The player sustained the injury one minute into the second half, but managed to play the rest of the match before seeking treatment

Posted by: Old Skool | October 08, 2012 at 05:31 PM

Skool: can this dude play corner? lol


A moment of silence & pour out a lil' liquor

Posted by: CoCane | October 08, 2012 at 08:33 PM

Nah, I only do that for my Mom (RIP) and Sean Taylor (RIP).

This team ain't dead it just has a defense on life support. Time to lay hands and say a prayer that it gets better.

I think it will.


Posted by: 86Cane | October 08, 2012 at 08:49 PM

If the defense is not dead dude i don't know what is, over 1200 yards in 2 weeks? Are we still talking about Miami Hurricanes here?


Posted by: AlpharettaCane | October 08, 2012 at 08:49 PM


Thats kind of what Al is asking from the team to have success . lol


Miamicane I remember a game back in the 80's when we went to Arkansas and they outweighed our DL by an average of 40 pounds and we did exactly what you stated and pounded them something like 54-14.


I do NOT expect it but IF anything is gonna happen it will happen tomorrow at 12:32 PM.

GOLDEN SPEAKS at his weekly press conference.

Old Skool

Skool: can this dude play corner? lol

Posted by: AlpharettaCane | October 08, 2012 at 08:49 PM

I don't know, but he's a baller... or at least was.


Thats what im saying Canesteeler... we were very well coached to get penetration and we were quick in getting into the back field. If the d linemen did not do it well he did not see the field.


Jiggafras...do U know what the lesson learned from Bobby Petrino's situation was?


Posted by: 86Cane | October 08, 2012 at 09:02 PM

Yes Petrino got Monica Lewinskied.


Posted by: mi@mic@ne | October 08, 2012 at 08:33 PM

Very astute observation mi@mic@ne. We got trashed by 2 teams that play mostly Jr and Sr linemen. Both our Oline and Dline got pushed around. Much as I am starting to suspect DNo, I am hesitant to blame it all on him when our Oline can't open a running game for Mike or Duke.


I will bet you a beer Groh advises the staff this year, though.

Posted by: j.w. | October 08, 2012 at 08:47 PM


I always thought that blaming the offense for defense being on the field too much was a losing proposition. Its always been winning philosophy to say that the defense wins games. Im surprised Al said that in the post game comments.


Some of you were jumping the gun. I believe that west Virginia has a worse d. If you name the starters on defense look at how many are first year contributors.... Exactly minus Perryman..chick..McGee and Telemaque and plug(d.smith)) . I dont d'nos whole "bend dont break d" sounds like the dumbest shit ive heard in awhile... I would like withers from osu... He coached at NC last year and knows how to coach a good defense (2009 NC v Miami) and knows the acc.... Golden wont fire d'no its al's system also ! Thats why he supports and understands....


C'mon man! Anybody that knows football knows that the best way to disrupt any offense is penetration by the d-line. So it makes no sense for a d-line to engage & wait for the play to come to you. Unless you want to have the 118th ranked defense in the country. Oh & while you're at it, bench the only d-lineman that can get penetration (Robinson). Speaking of Robinson. I wonder why the only game the run D was good, was the game he played the most? Against BC. 101 yds on 34 carries. Fuq shyt...


Blaming one side for the other side is crap. Against NCST we drove 90 plus yard and scored a TD, the D allowed NCST to drove 80 yards and reply. The offense came and drove 75 yards and scored a TD subsequently, the D allowed NCST to drive 90 plus yards and score another TD. The offense came and drove 45 yards and missed a FG, The D came back and allowed NCST to score a FG and tie the game. All these drives happened back to back to back More the excuses i tell you. our defense is poop not because of anything other than its poop. LSU's offenses is poop, their defense still does'nt allow 600 yards every game. More excuses. fire No'D now


I'm wonder if anyone from the defense was there for that offseason meeting Morris held where he got emotional and talked about winning this year, etc? I mean that guy has really stepped up this year.


Yes thats what ive been saying ... college football is so fast..if you coach players to hold their position then the o play is already successful. Thats why our old philosophy about beating a guy to a spot you know your gonna go to that is up field will neutralizer him from going up field. You got to make them start on their side of the line not on yours.


Who provides the leadership on the field the way Morris does for the offense?


Yes Petrino got Monica Lewinskied.

Posted by: Jiggafras | October 08, 2012 at 09:06 PM

NO. The lesson learned is do NOT ride motorcycles. If he didn't do that everything would have been cool. LOL


Some very good advices from former AD Sam Jankovich to President Shalala

Former UM AD Sam Jankovich ( the best AD ever):




How can you have leadership if the system is set up to fail??? That would be leading failure...


I like our LB's #56,#52,#44 They look good! Two freshman and one soph! The future is bright onD!! I will hold off judgment until the end of the year.

It's simple Go Canes!!!!!


I think people also forget that we have private school kids. What does that mean you ask? It means that you have to be a little smart to attend UM. So what's does that have to do with anything you ask? It means it shouldn't take them more than a year to figure out a defensive scheme, it means that if anything we should have smart players with no talent instead of dumb players with talent. More proof of why d'no must go

orange 'n green in the vein

Petrino couldn't coach defense either, it was always why he couldn't get over the hump in Louisville and Arkansas.

It should take 36 MINUTES for Barrow to calmly explain to Golden why this scheme is complete trash and how he can fix it. Of course that would require Golden to STFU for half an hour and listen to the guy with championship rings on his finger on the defensive staff instead of reminiscing with his buddy about funny things Paterno and Sandusky would say at practice while rehearsing the war of attrition before Jerry went off to pimp out children to rich pederast boosters back in college for once. But that should be easy enough.


For all those that talk about the process and being young. Lets look at logic>
around 120 teams in the NCAA
We get constantly a top 20 or 10 recruiting class no matter if it was Shannons or who ever.
Most of the players are All State etc.
and we are ranked worst than the other 110 teams that got who ever recruits...
OK also > players busted their butts off in preseason it is evident in games but the only constant we see is that they are out of position 90% of the time on D... DBs line up 10 yards away from the line on 4 yards to go. The other team in in run formation and we have 3 or for linemen.
HEY ND QB sucked before the game so WHY didnt we force him to beat us throwing and pack the line with 7 or 8. For gods sake he is a freshman and SUCKS, super inconsistent. But against us he looked like ELWAY!!!! The fuck....


Posted by: CoCane | October 08, 2012 at 09:23 PM

Bad thing is that they were trying to switch Robinson to offense. So why would they do that if they thought the talent was bad on the d-line? Oh I know why, because its not the talent its the coaching


Tough crowd up in here?

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