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May 24, 2013

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UMike

Per Pete Ariz...

Booker T. Washington DE Chad Thomas has had a great high school career to this point, with two state title appearances, winning the most recent one last season. This year as a senior, he will have a new role as one of the team leaders.

"Spring has been good, stepping up wasn't hard. There's new faces to lead, but we just got to get them apart of the program. I've been focusing on using my hands, they're just important as my quickness so I got to improve in that area as well."

Thomas has consistently maintained that Miami and Florida State were up top for him, but he is trying to play the recruiting process quietly right now.

"There's not really a top anymore, but I'm still liking those schools though."

Something that was previously important to Chad was playing with former teammate and FSU signee Matthew Thomas, whose future with the 'Noles is in limbo as he has requested to be released from his letter of intent. The younger Thomas seems like he would accept playing at a different school than the highly rated linebacker.

"I really didn't think about that, but if we end up in different places, then we've got to do our thing in different organizations."

What does he think will ultimately happen with Matthew?

"I haven't talked to him about that."

Chad, a student at the New World School of Arts, had a musical performance at the James L. Knight center yesterday and received a surprise visit from Miami defensive line coach Jethro Franklin prior to the concert.

"It was cool that he came by and showed love, kind of surprising. He went through a lot to get to me. He was at my school for almost 30-40 minutes."

UMike

Per Thread Killa @ CIS..

2015 CB/S Tarvarus McFadden

-Plays for Mike Rumph
-6-3 180ish
-One of the top 2015 performers at the NFTC in Miami 2 months ago
-Moved well in drills
-Has the frame to carry 200+ pounds
-Highest upside out of all 2015 S FL DBs
-Notable offers: LSU, Tennessee, FSUcks, USCe, Shame, Ped St., Ole Piss, Clemple, and BC
-Wants offers from Miami and UGAy
-Grew up watching Miami and UGAy
-Doesnt have a dream school
-Miami hasnt expressed much interest so far
-Plans on camping at the big 3 this summer
-Has been playing corner for 3 years
-He is working on his press at the line, his footwork, being more physical and aggressive, and playing the deep ball

UMike

Re: Chris Lammons..

Stays in contact with Coach D. Tells him he's wanted and needed. I wide open an will take visits this summer, Miami will be one. Says will attend a camp. Miami is backyard school, hometown team. Grew up loving them....

But this quote is troubling...

Lammons says he won't go with his heart as much as make a business decision when he announces his college choice.

"As I go deeper into the process I have to find the best opportunity, wherever it is," he said. "I want to take that better opportunity."

Will announce on signing day.

UMike

Per Thread Killa @ CIS & 247

2015 QB Torrance Gibson

-Plays for Mike Rumph
-6-3 190 dual threat QB
-Claimed offers: Miami, Nebraska, BC, Taint, Shame, USF, and Alabama
-Has visited Miami 3x
-Gibson says Miami is a great program, has a great coaching staff
-Gibson says Golden is a great, phenominal coach
-Watched the big 3 and taint growing up
-Plans to camp at Miami this summer, not sure where else he will camp
-Playing behind Tyler Cogswell last season, Gibson threw for 271 yds 4 TDs 1 pick, and rushed for 227 yds and 5 TDs
-Ran a 48.87 400
-Working on his drop step and getting his passes out earlier
-Likes running and passing
-Favorite NFLers are Cam Newton and Mike Vick
-Isnt afraid to get hit

UMike

I know a lot of people dont like it and I understand why..but I am just fine with the noon kickoff...I have a 12 hour drive Sunday after the game lol

UMike

4-Star OG Demetrius Knox from TX has Miami in his top 5 and "loves everything about Miami"

http://rivals.yahoo.com/miami/football/recruiting/player-Demetrius-Knox-137783

canezilla

FLORIDA AT NOON? GUESS ALL THE FLORIDA HICKS WILL BE HAPPY SINCE THEY CANT DRIVE AT NIGHT DUE TO BROKEN HEADLIGHTS ON THEIR PICKUPS

UMike

lol canezilla...Foe me it means I have more time to visit friends and family Saturday night and wont make the long drive home seem so brutal llo

Account Deleted

top 10.....and take a moment this weekend to remember all who made the sacrifice for us to enjoy what we have today...

raizecane

OK...so i need you folks to start providing me with excuses. Why? because the Gator game is on the day before my 22nd wedding anniversary.

Kindly provide me with an excuse that you think will work and allow me to attend this game. I'll take the top 3 and bombard her with from now till then, LOL.

Hassan

Saw this posted today thought it was funny


Let's get serious, people. Tim Tebow is one of the greatest QBs in the history of the game. If it hadn't been for all that muscle he put on in college, he would have won a gold metal in the 100 M dash in the Olympics. He bench presses almost 700 lbs. and can throw a football over 90 yards. He once saved a twenty-two member family from a raging fire by caring them out of their house ... at the same. Not to even mention that the character Superman is loosely based on Tebow's alien heritage. WHY the Jets didn't give him a shot is beyond me!

UMike

OK...so i need you folks to start providing me with excuses. Why? because the Gator game is on the day before my 22nd wedding anniversary.

Kindly provide me with an excuse that you think will work and allow me to attend this game. I'll take the top 3 and bombard her with from now till then, LOL.

Posted by: raizecane | May 24, 2013 at 08:15 AM

Why do you need an excuse when the game is the day BEFORE? lol..Besides 22 isnt a"big" number like 20, 25, 20 etc..its an "off" year lol....are you guys local?

UMike

The latest from the hard working Pete Ariz..

The early bird catches the worm. 2014 South Cobb (Ga.) DE Justin Jones (6’3”, 260) received his first offer from the University of Miami back in early April and the ‘Canes seem to have the upper hand because of it.

“I wasn’t expecting it at all because that was my first offer. I was excited, calling everybody. It’s cool because when that happens, you know you’re about to blow up. But once you go through the process, you can’t just go with the school that just came to you, you have to pick a school that’s been with you. Most schools offer because others offered. I don’t even know how they found out about me,” said Jones.

Two of Miami’s coaches have made an impression on the Georgia standout.

“Coach Jethro (Franklin) and Coach (Micheal) Barrow are recruiting me. They’re cool, laidback, and their coaching style is completely different. You can talk to them about anything and just chill with them.”

Jones will be down in Miami within the next couple weeks to visit.

“I’m planning to go there on June 7th to visit the campus and go to the camp. Miami’s the only visit planned right now and that’s first up. After that, I don’t even know.”

Although Miami is amongst his top group, Jones wouldn't go so far as to say the ‘Canes are his flat-out leader.

“I don’t really have a leader right now, but I’d say they’re in the top 5. Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Wake Forest, and Vandy are there too.”

Jones seems content with the current group recruiting him.

“I think I’m good where I’m at.”

Miami has made a positive impression on Jones’ mother.

“The school part is the biggest thing for her and she loves that about Miami. To have the opportunity to play college football and go to one of the top schools in the country is a blessing.”

Spring practice has been a different experience for Jones this year with college coaches looking on.

“It does affect the way you play because you feel like somebody is always watching you, but you just have to perform like any other day.”

**Jones describes himself as “fast off the edge and always around the ball”
**He hopes to have a decision by the middle of his season

raizecane


Why do you need an excuse when the game is the day BEFORE? lol..Besides 22 isnt a"big" number like 20, 25, 20 etc..its an "off" year lol....are you guys local?

Posted by: UMike | May 24, 2013 at 08:38 AM

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Valid point......I'll try that one out first and see how it works. I am just outside orlando

UMike

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Justin-Jones-145725

UMike

Why do you need an excuse when the game is the day BEFORE? lol..Besides 22 isnt a"big" number like 20, 25, 20 etc..its an "off" year lol....are you guys local?

Posted by: UMike | May 24, 2013 at 08:38 AM

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Valid point......I'll try that one out first and see how it works. I am just outside orlando

Posted by: raizecane | May 24, 2013 at 08:43 AM

The reason I asked if you were local is then you can make it a weekend trip that just happens to include a game. And you may be in the same boat as me where the noon kickoff actually helps you lol..you will be back in time for dinner the day BEFORE your anniversary lol

SOUP

Leaving Jupiter, going kayaking at Jupiter Inlet. Catch U cats this PM.

raizecane

Umike - we have met a few times before. You know after a game, I am in no condition to do much of anything. Soup can vouch.....LOL

UMike

Raize..I hear..and the noon kick off helps that too lol

UMike

Raize...I say you just make it a weekend thing..Saturday you get what you want and Sunday she gets what she wants..a win-win...assuming Miami wins lol

UpNorthCane27

Griffin tweeted..."on my way to Miami", hope that means he's on his way to stay for the next 3-4 years!!!

UMike

Former Cane Donnavan Kirk (basketball) may return to Miami. he graduated already so could play right away,

calGary Cane

OK...so i need you folks to start providing me with excuses. Why? because the Gator game is on the day before my 22nd wedding anniversary.

Kindly provide me with an excuse that you think will work and allow me to attend this game. I'll take the top 3 and bombard her with from now till then, LOL.

Posted by: raizecane | May 24, 2013 at 08:15 AM

You need 4 hours to prepare a big surprise!

UpNorthCane27

Raize... Just be flat out honest bro, take up extra responsibilities that have to do with the wedding days before the game that way she can't say anything to you on game day.

TJL

Am I the only one getting sick of ESPN talking Johnny Football everyday? Its getting tebowish..He seems like a great fun loving kid but pleeeeze stop! Anyone know why #17 did't attend any QB camps or see a QB guru like J football? I hear of QBs from different schools going to QB specialist in the off season but not guys from the U.
I think Jacory went but it was still in high school

UpNorthCane27

IDK but I do believe someone here on the blog getting info about Stephen morris thinking his Sh** don't stink and that he's very very good and doesn't need to be diving into the playbook and over studying..... I hope that's not true as we need a QB that understands there's always room to grow and get better, man even Tom Brady is working on his mechanics and on little things

TJL

Champions League Final manana-who do u got?

Ohio_Cane

TJL, Morris is going Peyton Manning's Passing Academy this Summer.

Ohio_Cane

Papa Cane ‏@ByPapaCane 5m

Derrick Griffin's status: He already passed the Texas equivalency test. Took an admissions test for UM. Waiting on score. Has 3 more shots.

UpNorthCane27

Borussia Dortmund!!! they eliminated my hated rival (real Madrid) and they play against those Bavarians that eliminated my team (Barcelona).

But I also like Borussia's game they attack well and defend as a unit non stop pressure.

Ohio_Cane

Hurricanes Baseball ‏@CanesBaseball 5m

Hernandez walks on four pitches, the second time he has walked today; Mack up to bat with one on and no outs, #Canes trailing 5-1


UGHH....

Ohio_Cane

Canes can't catch a break as the Wolfpack are still in front 6-1 at the top of the 6th.

Ohio_Cane

Texas Tech DT who may transfer to UM:

DT Delvon Simmons visiting Canes right now. He's enjoying it.

Would need NCAA clearance to not have to sit out a year. Immediate big-time help if he would be cleared for this year.

Ohio_Cane

Looking like Derrick Griffin will be cleared after these test scores come back. Not 100%, but he's confident.

TonyCane

Fantastic. Definitely need Griffin.

TonyCane

On a side note, does anyone think that Johnny Manziel looks like he should be actually Peyton Manning's son? The facial resemblance is pretty close.

j.w.

Griffin has to pass a UM entrance test? What is that, I didn't know we had one.

Ohio_Cane

Hurricanes Baseball ‏@CanesBaseball 7m

Thomas Woodrey on in relief in the eighth after Woeck sets the #Canes down in order B-7; #Canes trailing 6-1 to No. 9 NC State

raizecane


Raize... Just be flat out honest bro, take up extra responsibilities that have to do with the wedding days before the game that way she can't say anything to you on game day.

Posted by: UpNorthCane | May 24, 2013 at 11:28 AM

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Noted.......thanks

Ohio_Cane

Hurricanes Baseball ‏@CanesBaseball 1m

Thompson takes second on a hard-hit rope to left that results in an E-7; Fieger up with one on, no outs B-8, looking to cut into State lead

Ohio_Cane

Gonna come down to Canes bats in the B-9th. Down 6-1.

Ohio_Cane

Nevermind, Canes let up another with 2 outs. 7-1 NC State...

Old Skool

Raize.
17 Furniture
18 Porcelain
19 Bronze
20 Platinum
21 Brass, Nickel
22 Mercury Morris

raizecane


Raize.
17 Furniture
18 Porcelain
19 Bronze
20 Platinum
21 Brass, Nickel
22 Mercury Morris

Posted by: Old Skool | May 24, 2013 at 02:13 PM

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This trip is going to cost me more than I imagined but well worth seeing the gayturds go down.

Ohio_Cane

Canes lose, 7-1

Ohio_Cane

Canes have scored 1 run in 17 innings the last 2 days. Good lord...

LB

I'm not a baseball guy at all.

But seriously, the baseball program needs to be wiped and rebooted.

Ohio_Cane

StateofTheU back and forth with Michael Felder says DT Delvon Simmons can redshirt in 2013 and play 2014 and 2015.

TJL

re #17-Thank you Ohio!--

Upnorth--I got Dortmund too

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