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October 21, 2014

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SOUP

NEW BLOG IS UP!

The Dude

New blog is up!

1mg of Epi

Canes 34
VT 10

Duke 125 yards, Coley 5 catches 80 yards and the defense turns a corner giving up under 300 total yards, giving up the lone TD in garbage time. This will be the game we all look back on as the one where the U started to be the U again!!

Go Canes

@CanesWarningFS: Canes stepping up the recruiting game RT“@Bloft_72: S/O to Miami for showing love!!!! #CanesFam #TheU 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌 http://t.co/TlK1ly7XVj”

UMZed1313

Glad to see blog up and running. How about we all act like adults this time. With that said let's go canes! Golden prove us all wrong!! DALE!

The Dude

Looks, like I wont be able to watch. I will be watching blog comments, so keep me in the loop peeps.

The Dude

Ah yeah, its on!

BigWindyCane1

I think the Canes coaches feel they can run the ball for great success against VT tonight, so I expect a big dose of Duke, with Yearby, Gus and maybe even Chocolate getting some carries. And when the safeties creep up too far, I see some big plays in the passing game with Kaaya and Dorset. Maybe Coley gets going also. A blowout against a division opponent on the road will be a step ahead for the Canes and Golden.

The Dude

Is this thing on?

WWIN

Free everybody in da chain gang!

Been 2 days since I laid down

Kool Moe D 5 chains on! Lol

Go Canes

Kaaya let loose on America tonight.

He's gonna have a big game tonight I can feel it!

Go Canes!!!!

Go Canes

Anxious.

That means it's almost game time!

raizecane

New blog at 7:30 for the game.

Posted by: SOUP | October 23, 2014 at 05:57 PM

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1st,,,,,,,, LOL

raizecane

The hounds are being released........look out

SOUP

New blog at 7:30 for the game.

SOUP

This would be a convincing win if we can get it...

Posted by: longtimecanefan | October 23, 2014 at 08:37 AM

Convincing as hell!

#LetsGoCanes

SOUP

THANKS WWIM!

SOUP

BREAKING NEWS: THE COMMENT MODERATION FEATURE HAS BEEN LIFET FOR TONIGHT'S GAME!

#BLOGAWAY

tjl3909

VT:

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/columns_and_blogs/blogs/andy_bitter_virginia_tech_football/virginia-tech-or-miami-who-has-the-edge/article_13d9d856-5ab2-11e4-a12c-0017a43b2370.html

Terrance Sullivan

We rockin the Storm Troopers look tonight. Me like that a lot. Go Canes! Beat VT!

Ohio_Cane

LOVE that all white!

Go Canes

@MiamiHurricanes: Tonight's Uni combo: So fresh & so clean. #BeatVT http://t.co/CluBm3dVU2

30CINCO

Miami Hurricanes Vs. Virginia Tech Hokies: Game Roundtable
By Juan Toribio, caneswarning.com

It’s been 12 long days since the Miami Hurricanes took the field for a football game after a bye week this past weekend. With 12 days to prepare for the biggest game of their season, we expect the ‘Canes to come out fired up and be prepared. But then again, we don’t know what to expect anymore.

The Thursday night game in Blacksburg is one of the toughest games in college football, but Miami better be ready. Our staff is ready and we take to a roundtable to answer some questions leading up to this Thursday night primetime showdown.

Q: Brad Kaaya has looked good on the road this season. What do you expect out of him against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on a Thursday night? Any nerves?

Juan Toribio: I think Kaaya is passed the point of getting nervous thanks to the venues he’s played to start off his collegiate career. Thursday night in Blacksburg is no joke, but neither is Nebraska on a Saturday night. Kaaya will probably have some nerves at the beginning, like any other person, but he’ll settle in after the first couple of drives.

Daniel Nordwall: This will be a tough test for Brad Kaaya, Virginia Tech will be one of the toughest defenses that Kaaya has faced this season next to Louisville. Bud Foster will try to get some pressure on Kaaya with pressure and blitzes with disguises. I do think Kaaya will not have any nerves, because from the experience he has already gotten this season on the road. Kaaya may have a turnover or two in this game because of Virginia Tech’s defense. However, I still expect a 2-3 Touchdowns for 200 + yards and another good game.

Sam Jacobs: I expect him to continue his impressive season. Blacksburg is generally one of the tougher places to play, but Kaaya has not appeared overwhelmed by any of the previous road games, so I don’t think we have to worry about nerves.

Justin Fessenden: I am expecting a little bit of an up and down game from Kaaya but it wont be because of nerves. Virginia Tech has a pretty good defense and I believe they will give Kaaya some looks that he hasn’t seen so far which may cause a few turnovers (hopefully it won’t be too many). I do think he will find some success with the play action since I expect the Canes to focus on the run a bit more this game.

Andrew Ferrelli: Kaaya played in front of over 90 thousand at Nebraska and a sold out crowd at Louisville and didn’t seem to be bothered. He may have some struggles regardless of nerves because VT has a very good defense. If the Canes can get the screen game working against Virginia Tech’s aggressive front seven, he can have another big time performance on the road.

Harry Kroll: This is definitely the best defense Kaaya has faced in his young career. I don’t know if he’ll be all that nervous—the kid seems pretty poised—but I wouldn’t be surprised if he has a tough day through the air. I’d like to be wrong, but this is a very good pass defense and I think we see at least two interceptions from Kaaya tonight.

Q: Virginia Tech allowed over 200 yards to Pittsburgh on the ground last week. Do you think Duke Johnson and the Canes can have similar success against the Hokies?
JT: Duke Johnson is only averaging about 15 carries a game and I think that number needs to be higher for Miami to beat Virginia Tech. Tech’s starting middle linebacker Chase Williams is out for the season and their rush defense will take a hit. I want to see low-to-mid 20 carries for Johnson with Joseph Yearby sprinkled in when he needs some rest.

DN: Fans have been calling for Duke to get ball more. Without injured defensive tackle Luther Maddy for Virginia Tech, I expect James Coley to use Duke Johnson efficiently and gives the fans their wish. I would like to see him to carry the ball about 20 times or so to wear down the Virginia Tech defense and open up the deep ball for Brad Kaaya. Duke could very well go for 200 yards this game.

SJ: No reason not to believe in the Canes’ rushing attack. Duke Johnson has averaged 7.2 yards per carry this season, and Joseph Yearby 7.4. Virginia Tech’s run defense held Ohio State in check, but has since gotten torched by Georgia Tech and Pittsburgh. I like Miami’s chances on the ground.

JF: Yes! I think we will have a solid game on the ground especially with Virginia Tech linebacker Chase Williams being banged up (and doubtful), along with defensive tackle Luther Maddy being out for the game. If the Canes don’t have at least 150 yards on the ground they may be in trouble.

AF: The Canes need to be able to run the ball successfully if they want to win this week. Every team that has beaten Virginia Tech this year has beaten them with a successful run game. Miami does have some injuries on their offensive line, but VT will be missing their starting DT and their starting MLB who leads their team in tackles. Duke and Joseph Yearby will put up some big numbers on the ground.

HK: Miami certainly can have that type of success, but it will come down to how well the somewhat patchwork offensive line comes together. Linder has looked really good at LG but this will be his stiffest test yet. That said, after the Cincinnati game, both Duke and Joe are averaging more than seven yards per carry and I’d like to see them get a steady workload tonight. I’ll say Miami cracks 170 yards on the ground, but 200 may be asking for a bit much.

Q: Due to Miami’s inconsistencies, this might be the hardest question to answer/predict, but what Miami defense do you expect to see Thursday night?
JT: This is definitely the hardest one for me. I don’t think I’ve predicted one of these right all year, but hopefully it starts here. I really want to believe that after 12 days of preparation the defense will have a good game, but I just don’t know. Only thing I know is that there probably won’t be a middle ground. Either Miami’s defense will be really solid, or they’ll be absolutely terrible. Hopefully it isn’t the latter one.

DN: I expect the same defense we have seen the whole season, with some sprinkles of the defense we saw in the Duke game. Coach D’Onofrio has said he has been somewhat pleased with the defense thus far, so therefore I expect the same “bend don’t break” philosophy in this game, and force a few turnovers. Brewer for VT had a great game against Ohio State, will he rekindle that spark? Proceed with caution, the defense that the fans will see Thursday night may cause some high blood pressure. Or maybe not. We’ll see?

SJ: I think we will see something closer to the Duke game than the Georgia Tech game. It seemed as if Coach D’Onofrio solved the mystery of the run defense against Duke, but then the triple option turned him around. I think the defense gets back on track Thursday night.

JF: Yeah this is tough. I think (and hope) that the good Canes defense shows up. I believe the Canes will actually line up closer to the line of scrimmage and dare quarterback Michael Brewer to pass the ball. Also, the defense can’t afford to line up off the ball when Virginia Tech has a 5’11 229 lb freshman running back by the name of Marshawn Williams. The last thing the defense needs to do is to give Williams momentum before trying to wrap him up. Coach D has to know this, right?

AF: I expect the defense to go back to a game plan similar to the one they used against Duke. The Canes actually brought extra men into the box and forced Duke to throw the ball. Miami will have to do the same tonight. VT struggles when they are forced to pass the ball. They are 1-3 when passing for over 200 yards compared to 3-0 when passing for the less than 200. If the Canes defense uses the strategies that they used against Duke, they will be very successful at stopping this relatively mediocre Virginia Tech offense.

HK: Honestly, I expect good things from Miami’s defense tonight. Virginia Tech’s running game is hindered by Marshawn Williams playing through injury and the ‘Canes have been good against the pass all year. I think Miami gets a pretty solid pass rush against Michael Brewer and forces him into at least one very bad interception.

Q: Miami’s defense had no answer for Virginia Tech (and a lot of other teams) last season. Who needs to step up on defense and set a tone for the Hurricanes early on?

JT: I don’t have one specific name to give, but it’s definitely going to have to be someone on the inside of the line. Marshawn Williams is a tough guy to tackle and if he gets going, Miami’s going to lose. Someone on that defensive line is going to have to set the tone early and force Michael Brewer to try and beat Miami through the passing game.

DN: I think the defensive lineman really need to step up this game, and get pressure on Brewer. I think Tyriq Mccord needs to have a big game defensively with rushing the passer, along with Olsen Pierre in the middle. Virginia Tech will try to run the ball with Marshawn Williams between the tackles. The defensive lineman need to control their gaps, and let the linebackers room free. However, I think Thurston Armbrister will set the tone on defense, because he has been a little quiet of late. Miami needs a leader to step up on defense besides Denzel Perryman.

SJ: One individual does not necessarily need to set a tone, but if the the defensive unit as a whole can force some short drives for Hokies’ offense, it will provide a significant boost for the offense. I noticed that the Canes typically get off to a hot start offensively. Perhaps a couple defensive stands can force Virginia Tech in a early hole.

JF: I’m going to go with Tyriq McCord on this one. McCord is a playmaker and I’d like to see a strip-sack early on in the game to quiet the crowd at Lane Stadium. It would be nice to get Michael Brewer rattled early which could start a plethora of turnovers. Once the interceptions start, VT will become one-dimensional.

AF: Denzel Perryman will always be a big factor in slowing teams down, but Thurston Armbrister and Nantambu Fentress will need to step up to stop the run. Both played well against Duke and Fentress came up to make a big play on 4th and short. Hopefully Armbrister will be lined up on the end of the line and be able to make some big plays at or behind the line of scrimmage.

HK: Artie Burns. He’s played outstandingly well this year and is a major chink in the armor of those who assert that this coaching staff can’t develop talent. As the top corner, he’ll likely be tasked with covering VT’s top receiver, Isaiah Ford. If he can lock down Ford, it will be a tough day for the Hokies through the air against the 10th-best passing defense in the country. (Really, that stat is correct!)

Q: Will Kaaya get his first road win or will the Canes go down on the road yet again? What’s the final score? And why?
JT: I think the Hurricanes are due for a road win this season and they’ll come away with a huge win in Blacksburg. I think the offense will be able to move the ball well against VT’s defense and I think Miami’s defense is going to come up with some big plays (or at least I hope.) If that happens, combined with some magic on the ground by Duke Johnson, I like Miami to win this one 31-21. But it could easily be the other way around.

DN: I think Miami gets the win on the road, 28-24. I think the win may still leave fans with somequestions, and unsatisfied. However, I think the teams recognizes their shot to win the Coastal, and they will capitalize on their opportunity Thursday night with a depleted Virginia Tech roster. Brad Kaaya and the offense lead the Hurricanes to victory.

SJ: The Hokies fail to get much going offensively, but their top 20 defense keeps them in the game. This win keeps the Canes in the hunt for the Coastal. Miami: 27, Virginia Tech: 20

JF: For some reason I am feeling optimistic on this one. The Canes should be able to have a good game running the ball which will then help with the passing game against a stout Virginia Tech pass defense. I do expect the Canes to start off a bit slow but then settle in once the nerves calm down. VT didn’t get their dose of Duke Johnson last year due to injury and he will make up for it. Canes win and Kaaya gets his first win on the road, Canes 27 – VT 24.

AF: The Canes will get their first road win tonight. Virginia Tech is as weak as it’s been in quite awhile and the Hurricanes should be able to take care of them. I think it will be a relatively close game and the Canes will come out with a 27-17 win

HK: To me this game is a complete toss-up. I said Miami 24-17 in the preview, so I’ll stick with that. I will say this—if Miami plays well and gets out of Blacksburg with one or fewer turnovers, they’ll win this game. I think Miami has to play poorly and get out-coached to lose. That said, that’s happened at least twice on the road this year so far, maybe three times depending on your perception of Nebraska.

Lurker

Getting those butterflies

WWIN

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30CINCO

Posted by: raizecane | October 23, 2014 at 02:50 PM
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Staying in north Atl, near the Art Institute. Thinking of going to the Lakers @ Hawks game. Was told to check out the Coca Cola tours and also have dinner at The Westin hotel you mentioned. Stone Mountain looks pretty cool, thanks for that.

Old Skool

3100 men. That's a brigade of dunces

Go Canes

For those who think we haven't been the other team's game of the year. Place is going to be a zoo.

Can't wait!!!

@mattyports: .@VT_Football announces tonight's game is a sellout. First sellout since 2012, per @HokiesJournal. Went down to the wire.

raizecane

Gonna be hitting ATL for some training in mid Nov. Any recommendations on MUST DO things there?

Posted by: 30CINCO | October 23, 2014 at 02:07 PM

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30, there is plenty to do in that town and also depends on were you are staying. Baseball is over so a Braves game is out. If you are in North ATL. Stone Mountain is cool to visit. If you like "night life" then Buckhead is where you need to be. The Westin (also known as the tube) is a hotel in Downtown. Take the outside elevator and enjoy the 70+ stories you have to travel. You can also google "things to do in Atlanta". I will be up sometime in November as well. Maybe it will work out that I am up there at the same time.

raizecane


thanks to your avatar lmaoo!!!!

Posted by: UpNorthCane | October 23, 2014 at 01:55 PM

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Glad I can be of some assistance. :-)

UMike

well folks, SOUP/OHIO.. Im off to me other job so wont be able to publish any comments.... have a safe night everyone and as always GO CANES!!!

30CINCO

Gonna be hitting ATL for some training in mid Nov. Any recommendations on MUST DO things there?

UpNorthCane27

Raizecane before i used to come to the space because i loved it man, but now i come to the space because i need it man thanks to your avatar lmaoo!!!!

Go Canes

@ChristyChirinos: Also, every road trip I take, I'm blown away by the facilities some of these schools have. UM's improving there but it faces an uphill climb

raizecane

A win tonight would be a great way to get the weekend started.....

CGNC


Good Afternoon. Will I have the honor of meeting you at the UNC game?? Last I heard, you were going.

Posted by: raizecane | October 22, 2014 at 12:43 PM
I am trying to go, but not sure because of the game time being at 12:30 - my ride may not be able to make it but I may go anyway and hang out with you guys. Would be nice to finally put a face to the name

Ohio_Cane

Miami Hurricanes ‏@MiamiHurricanes 18s18 seconds ago

You've got 12 minutes left today to get $12 Homecoming tickets in honor of #12 Jim Kelly - http://gocan.es/12for12tix

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@mattyports: My game preview includes a chart of every Miami road game under Al Golden: http://t.co/tIiNCUhd8Q

Dude on a Pale Horse

Even at the hight of animosity on this blog, it is NOTHING compared to some of the stuff I read last night on other Canes sites. SOUP if you have haters here, they're diet haters.

Ohio_Cane

Miami Hurricanes ‏@MiamiHurricanes 1m1 minute ago

12at12for12 resumes NOW. Get your $12 Homecoming tickets in honor of #12 Jim Kelly - http://gocan.es/12for12tix

UpNorthCane27

It's Thirsty Thursday and dem CANES are gonna put a Beating on Vagtech!!!!!!

Stacey Coley has his breakout game!!!

Go Canes

Wow the UNC scandal is top story on CNN..com.

3100 athletes took sham classes over almost 20 years.

NCAA is back in the spotlight. If that's not lack of institutional control I don't know what is.

CaneRock

Sometimes the best defense, is your offense. I think VT's gonna try to milk the clock, and keep our offense on the sidelines. I see our possession count the same as the GT game, maybe a lil' higher. So we're gonna have to make the most of our possessions...a STs TD would be nice...maybe steal a possession via onside kick or fake punt...and a defensive TD would be nice also.

UMike

Go Canes.. my predictions never go well lol... I just wanna relax and watch the game and hope for the best. I just remember when the Canes OWNED Thursday night games... hopefully it looks something like that.

Go Canes

@romberg66: Get yo mind right!
VTech asswhoopin tonight http://t.co/vf27xzvY0i

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Thanks fellas.

Umike haven't seen a prediction from you yet have I?

UMike

There was interest, but he was a heavy UF lean for a while. Still a kid you hope to get

Ohio_Cane

UF lead for the longest time, but considering the dumpster fire they're dealing with, and how ND is playing, he flipped.

But yes, we always trailed for him.

Go Canes

It seems like this kid was never interested in us or am I way off?

Ohio_Cane

Yes, UMike, U can approve your own comments lol

30CINCO

Miami Hurricanes’ Jon Feliciano comes full circle at right tackle
By Susan Miller Degnan, www.miamiherald.comOctober 22nd, 2014

Hurricanes offensive lineman Jon Feliciano, a 6-5, 316-pound senior, has played tackle, guard, tackle again, guard again and finally tackle during his career at Miami. He’s pretty sure right tackle will be where he starts the rest of the season, given the relatively recent knee injuries of former starter Taylor Gadbois and his backup, freshman Kc McDermott.

The last time he played in Blacksburg, when he was a redshirt freshman in 2011, Feliciano said he started at right tackle and Lane Stadium was so loud that he committed two false starts.

“This is coming around full circle for me,” he said earlier this week of the challenge the Hurricanes (4-3, 1-2 ACC) will face Thursday night at Virginia Tech (4-3, 1-2).

Despite the crowd decibels, Feliciano said he has no worries about freshman left guard Nick Linder, who moved into his starting spot when Feliciano replaced Gadbois.

“I already told Nick — I was messing with him — and I was like, ‘Nick, you can’t do as bad as I did my freshman year when I was there. You’re not going to false start twice.’”

“It’s a great atmosphere, where you want to play college football,” Feliciano said of Lane. “It’s going to be fun playing in front of that big crowd.

“It’ll be pretty cool having the whole nation watch us, but I don’t really care when we play. I just want to win. This is a huge game for us.”

Ohio_Cane

Coney picks ND

UMike

Coney is the type of kid we really need to keep home, kid is an elite LB. I know we cant get them all, but do we have to lose so many big fish? lol

Ohio_Cane

Tevon Coney announcement expected any minute now.

Expect Notre Lame...

30CINCO

Miami Hurricanes must win at Virginia Tech to keep hopes of division title alive
By Susan Miller Degnan, www.miamiherald.comOctober 22nd, 2014

As big games go, this one counts – regardless of win-loss records.

When the Miami Hurricanes meet Virginia Tech in a Thursday night showdown (ESPN) amid the autumn beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, both teams will undoubtedly be thankful they’re still in the hunt for an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title.

Not close to one. Not necessarily likely to earn one. Just still part of the race.

“They’re all must-win games,” UM coach Al Golden said. “Every game is.

“I think maybe when we got back from Atlanta, we had some guys that maybe didn’t understand how early it was in the race. Based on what’s transpired since then, maybe they’re believing now. Maybe they have a little more faith that this thing is far from over.”

The Canes (4-3, 1-2 ACC), losers of all three road games this season – the opener at Louisville, on Sept. 20 at Nebraska and Oct. 4 at Georgia Tech – also have Coastal Division games Nov. 1 against North Carolina, Nov. 22 at Virginia and the regular-season finale Nov. 29 against Pitt.

And then there’s that pesky Atlantic Division rival Florida State, which comes to Sun Life Stadium on Nov. 15.

It’s too early to dissect the ACC tiebreaker, but for the Canes to have a fighting chance, the basics, for now, are that UM needs to win its four remaining division games, and Duke, Pitt and Virginia (the three Coastal teams with one divisional loss) need to lose an additional conference game.

The Hokies, like Miami, are 4-3 and 1-2.

Nobody said it would be easy, but the already unpredictable results of the vulnerable Coastal Division teams make it apparent that anything could happen.

“That’s what I’m always hoping for,” freshman quarterback Brad Kaaya said of his Coastal Division goal. “That’s our mentality every day, to win the Coastal.”

Senior Phillip Dorsett, on pace to shatter the NCAA record for yards per reception with his 34.4-yard average, is a believer.

“We always believe we can win the Coastal,” Dorsett said. “It’s not out of the picture. Teams are going to beat up on each other every game, so we’ve just got to win out.”

Dorsett is one of the Hurricanes who played in Blacksburg the last time UM traveled there in 2011. On that October day, Miami came back from a 21-7 deficit to go ahead 35-31 with 2:46 left. But the Hokies ran and passed their way through another porous UM defensive effort and scored on fourth down with about a minute left.

The Canes got the ball back but could only get to the Hokies’ 47 as time ran out.

UM won in 2012 and got hammered 42-24 last season, as running back Duke Johnson was out with a broken ankle.

This year, Johnson is back with a vengeance. He is sixth nationally in rushing yards per carry (7.2), 15th in rushing yards (787) and 18th in rushing yards per game (112.4). Johnson will run against a VT defense that will be without its leading tackler, linebacker Chase Williams, because of a knee injury.

Johnson’s protégé, freshman Joseph Yearby, has 317 rushing yards and is averaging 7.4 yards per carry.

“Probably going to be the most explosive offense we’ve seen today, right now,” respected Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster said. “You’ve got two dynamic tailbacks in Johnson and Yearby. You’ve got Dorsett – he’s like a track champion. … They’ve got a young quarterback, but he’s improving and growing each week and has got a live arm, throws a nice deep ball.

“They have a very talented team …”

On the other side of the ball, the Hurricanes will face a Virginia Tech offense significantly weaker than the Hokies’ defense. Two of the Hokies’ top three tailbacks are out, but leading rusher Marshawn Williams is expected back from a sprained ankle – though it’s not known just how much he has recovered.

In Virginia Tech’s 21-16 loss at Pitt last Thursday, the Hokies ran for 26 yards. Hokies coach Frank Beamer has made changes to his offensive line for the Miami game, giving redshirt freshman Wyatt Teller his first start at left guard and moving usual left guard David Wang to center.

Golden will take a victory any way he can get it.

“We’ve got a long way to go,” he said. “They’re all big. This is the next one-game mission. This is a big one, for sure.”

AeroCane

Go Canes! Beat Va Tech!

UMike

BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA

As big games go, this one counts – regardless of win-loss records.

When the Miami Hurricanes meet Virginia Tech in a Thursday night showdown (ESPN) amid the autumn beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, both teams will undoubtedly be thankful they’re still in the hunt for an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title.

Not close to one. Not necessarily likely to earn one. Just still part of the race.

“They’re all must-win games,” UM coach Al Golden said. “Every game is.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article3229231.html#storylink=cpy

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AG's record in big games isnt good, and Beamer gets the most from his talent.

VT has 2 D starters out, should help kaaya.

I had this as a loss before the season started, not so sure now...

Still going with VT, but a great chance for AG and No'D to prove me wrong,

This would be a convincing win if we can get it...

raizecane


Game Day!

Rise and shine Canespace

Go Canes

Posted by: KYcane | October 23, 2014 at 06:18 AM

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Right on.....GO CANES!!!!!!

YooperCane

Good Morning! I have the day off with the wife, going to get one more ride out of my Harley..take her to lunch..pretty much have a date to do whatever and then.....GAME NIGHT! Gonna tailgate early my friends! Can't wait!!!!

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@mattyports: [ICYMI] Beating Virginia Tech tonight would be huge for Al Golden. Here's why: http://t.co/JUQtobpzR7 http://t.co/Ru1PMo2Wf4

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@CANEINSIDER: Local 2016 tight end Nick Eubanks adds Canes offer - Read More... http://t.co/qW5ggs7INk #Canes, #TheU

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Real Canes talk for an entire day.

Awesome.

Game day!!

Go Canes!!!!

SOUP

WWIM...U are never going to get back on the blog like that son. IJS

KYcane

Game Day!

Rise and shine Canespace

Go Canes

VA Cane

Thanks TSully, I am counting on us to pull it together, get a big win. Win or lose I will stick with these kids we can do it!!!

TonyCane

Depth issues at quarterback

TonyCane

Bullseye on Strong. Very pampered team with depth issues at Wb. Players used to have smoothie bar in weight room and would take a leather seated bus for the .25 mile distance to practice. Strong took that away, and suspended or kicked off a dozen players.

CaneRock

Crossing routes,draw plays,screen game, and the deep shots will be there, but I don't see us scoring in no 40s tonight. I think we win though.

Terrance Sullivan

I love the concept Soup!

Lurker

During the game there will be no restrictions or guidelines. After that we will go back to this mode of operations.

Posted by: SOUP | October 22, 2014 at 11:20 PM

So I guess it will be like that movie, The Purge. I'll be bringing the women and children in, locking the doors, and waiting it out with my Mossberg by my side.

Seriously though, I rarely if ever comment during games. Too nervous if it's away watching at home, or actually at the stadium if it's a home game.

dj moonbat

To get the career record in three years, Kaaya would really have to perform beyond imagination to go over 9,565 yards? That's an average of 318 yards a game. Don't think that happens. 4 years have to average - 239 yards a game. Tall order but doable.

Posted by: SJMPARMAN | October 22, 2014 at 11:18 PM


I don't understand your math. 9565 divided by 39 (13 games for 3 seasons) = 245.2. If you assume only 12 game seasons, you get 965 divided by 36 = 265.7/

SOUP

During the game there will be no restrictions or guidelines. After that we will go back to this mode of operations.

SJMPARMAN

Lurker - here are the records:

Game record - 566 yards - Stephen Morris vs. NC State, 9/29/12 [26-49]

SEASON 3,642 Bernie Kosar, 1984 [262-416]

CAREER 9,565 Ken Dorsey, 1999-2002 [668-1,153]

I don't think Morris record will ever be broken. That guy could throw the deep ball better than anyone. He struggled in the intermediate area necessary to keep drives going. In some ways, under appreciated in his junior year. He was magical before he was injured. Not so much after that.

Single season may be safe as well for this year. First two games kind of set that back. Kaaya will get his chances tomorrow. Bud will blitz during this game. If the line blocks, and the running backs pick up the blitz, our receivers should do well.

To get the career record in three years, Kaaya would really have to perform beyond imagination to go over 9,565 yards? That's an average of 318 yards a game. Don't think that happens. 4 years have to average - 239 yards a game. Tall order but doable.

raizecane

I just like seeing my new avatar (LOL).....and I am digging the limited traffic on the site. Spares me from having to read the same thing over and over again.

YooperCane

Soup,what exactly does "wide open" mean? Just asking.

Lurker

Soup, nice write up on the 3 coaches you mentioned.

Hoke is a disaster. No cloud. No self-imposed ship restrictions like we had. One of the premier brands in college football. One of the best state schools in the country that some call a public Ivy. Should be able to recruit extremely well. Just no excuses - he's had time with nothing to impede him.

Muschump - I don't need to say too much more, other than he's not head coach material and never will be. GA State is all you need to know, really. Should have been fired in the tunnel on the way to the lockers at the end of that game. Also, like Mich, no clouds, no schollie restrictions, nothing to hold them back, and they also have boosters that know how to buy players (remember this: "gotta feed the fam")

As far as Strong, way too early to tell. He proved himself at Louisville. But Texas is a special place with a strong good ole boy network, he'll have to navigate that. He's having to change the culture there and deserves at least a few years. Texas' previous head coach Mack Brown, retired three years ago😜. There was a country club atmosphere and the entire team was soft and had recruited poorly despite having more resources than any other college in the whole US of A.

Sumlin? Has never really fielded a strong defensive team at Baylor or TAM. Lucked in to a transcendent college player like Johhny Football. He may be a really good coach in the end. Or he may be overrated. Looks lost on the sidelines often. The next couple of years will tell, but imo the jury's still out on him. He may not be nearly as good as advertised.

Go Canes

Lights out, tomorrow is game day!!

Go Canes!!

SOUP

DURING THE GAME THE BLOG WILL WIDE OPEN!

Lurker

SJM - he might break them in 3. Let's do the math after the season is over times 3.

SOUP

WWIN/WWIM...that comment is not going to make it here. Try again?

Terrance Sullivan

VA Cane have fun at the game tomorrow night in Blacksburg and cheer our Canes on to victory. Go Canes!

SJMPARMAN

Looks like the weather will be okay. Kickoff should be about 46 with clear skies and a light 6 mph wind. Wind chill will be 43. That is cold for Floridians but really not so bad for up here. One the guys start running around, they won't feel it.

I posted the Kaaya stats earlier because I knew he was playing great and those did confirm that. I mean by God this program has waited a long time for a QB like this and he should be the talk of the town. Remember the lost decade of QB U stuck with guys like Kyle Wright (not bad until he got beat up and lost his confidence), Kirby Freeman, Robert Marve, Jacory Harris, and Stephen Morris? Kaaya is a flat out stud and I predict he will break all UM records if he plays here four years.

YooperCane

Yeah, I guess the cold factor went out the window. Lets kick some butt tomorrow and enjoy some barbecue Hokie on the grill with some Rum-N-Cokes!

raizecane

In case you are wondering...my new avatar is from a Hurricanes fan who attended the USF game a couple of years ago......just saying :-)

SOUP

Sinister...much RESPECT to you and your family. Take care and be well.

#GoCanes

Laquinton

Last game the Canes played in the cold they came outb with their shirts off and balled out vs Pitt

raizecane

All i want is a beat down of VT tomorrow night....

SOUP

Sinister...I read your unpublished comment. U are a complete FOOL. Please leave Canespace. Thank U.

YooperCane

Anyone here going to Blacksburg? tough place for us to play...plus the weather always seems to play a factor. Canes don't like cold weather, hell I don't and I live in this shit 7 months out of the year, LOL!

SOUP

Charlie Strong walked out of Louisville, Kentucky and confidently into the big, proud State of Texas proclaiming that he would do what Mack Brown could not do. He openly said that he would return the Texas Longhorns to being a National Championship contender and that he would do it soon. Well his first season is not going so well and who knows what is next for the confident Mr. Strong in the Lone-star State. He is 3-4 overall and 2-2 in his own conference. Yeah, not so good, right?

SOUP

You do the Hokey-Pokey and you turn it all about, that's what it's all about. Head coaching savior Brady Hoke was going to resurrect the Michigan team from their desperate struggles and bring them back to competing with the big boys like Ohio State and Notre Dame. Then he failed miserably at that task and turned to other more manageable issues like taking out the garbage. And apparently, there is a lot of garbage in Michigan. Hoke is 3-4 this season and 1-2 in his conference. He got shut out by Notre Dame 31-0 and also lost to Rutgers and Minnesota. Oh my, that can't be good?

SOUP

Coach Sumlin was the talk of the town. He was the King Bee and all about this and that. Then he went to Texas A&M where Johnny Football left and the team was left without a leader and seems to still be searching for one. But that leader may not be Coach Sumlin who often look lost and pondering on the sidelines during TAMU games. Oh so you don't believe me? Well the Aggies are 5-3, with all of their losses coming in the SEC. They lost to Ole Miss by 15, to Mississippi State by 17 and then lost embarrassingly to Alabama 59-0 last Saturday. Now that is clearly going to leave a mark!

SOUP

Coach Muschamp is clearly stalled in the Swamp in Gainesville. His team is 3-3 and 2-3 in the SEC. He just got beat down by Missouri at home by 29 points. His special teams gave up three scores and his defense can't catch a break. His offense, well we can't even talk about his offense, because if we do the NSA will crack down on us. They have these spies and drones and all. If only the Gators had some of those then they might score, right?

SOUP

Actually until game time tomorrow night.

Then the gloves come off!

SOUP

How long will this time out last?

Posted by: Go Canes | October 22, 2014 at 07:43 PM

Until I say BOO!

30CINCO

Charting the Miami Hurricanes: Cincinnati Bearcats

http://caneswarning.com/2014/10/22/charting-miami-hurricanes-cincinnati/

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Awsome spreadsheet
Very dope

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I will say this how ever... We need to be playing the new game of football. He who creates more plays ie uptempo offense has more opportunities to score. The d um well, when life hands you lemons make lemonade. All I can say is these guys want to make lemon meringue and they don't have the cream.

Go Canes

How long will this time out last?

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