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April 29, 2019

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86Cane

The 6-foot-4, 212-pound Van Dyke is rated the nation’s No. 10 pro-style quarterback in the 247Sports Composite rankings and the No. 268 player nationally, regardless of position. He considered offers from a bevy of ACC schools including Syracuse, Boston College, Duke, Georgia Tech, Louisville, North Carolina State and Pittsburgh. Michigan, Purdue, Minnesota State and Oklahoma State also extended offers.

86Cane

From The Miami Herald:

Van Dyke, whom Rivals.com pegs as a four-star pro-style quarterback, is coming off a strong junior season for Suffield Academy. In nine games, the rising senior threw for 1,899 yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions in nine games in 2018, completing 57.1 percent of his passes. The 6-4, 212-pound quarterback also ran for 105 yards and one touchdown on 19 carries, and served as Suffield’s primary punter.

Van Dyke picked up his offer from the Hurricanes in the fall, and became one of the top targets for the new regime when Diaz hired Enos as his offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in January, especially after four-star Jacksonville Mandarin quarterback Carson Beck committed to the Georgia Bulldogs in March.

His commitment brings Miami’s 2020 class up to 12 players and Van Dyke is just the second prospect from outside Florida in the group, joining Louisiana cornerback Daran Branch.

Terrance Sullivan

Boom Baby

Go Canes!!

Manny doing things the right way. Bring in a QB every class.

solarcane

I thought Van Duke was going to play basketball for the Tar Heels.
Smart move, playing starting qb at Miami would be a lot easier than getting on the floor with the Tarheels

solarcane

Van Dyke

Enos seems to love a challenge

https://youtu.be/-g23_cPzJaQ

86Cane

Manny doing things the right way. Bring in a QB every class.

Posted by: Go Canes!! | April 29, 2019 at 04:32 PM

I agree with Go Canes. At least 1 QB/class.

Solar...frame this? LOL

solarcane

I liked this video it reminded me of that Brandon Harris video a few years ago. This young man makes me smile.

https://youtu.be/pymtmZjt6as

Go Canes!!

https://twitter.com/rivalsmike/status/1122974282382966786

Go Canes!!

Posted by: 86Cane | April 29, 2019 at 05:59 PM

You're finally getting it after all these years...

solarcane

Solar...frame this? LOL

Posted by: 86Cane | April 29, 2019 at 05:59 PM

Lmao!
yea, it's like seeing your kid is go down the sidewalk without the training wheels for the first time.
You are proud as hell, but you know any second he is gonna bust his azz

good stuff!

VfB_Cane

"In nine games, the rising senior threw for 1,899 yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions in nine games in 2018, completing 57.1 percent of his passes. The 6-4, 212-pound quarterback also ran for 105 yards and one touchdown on 19 carries, and served as Suffield’s primary punter."


He should feel right at home. 57% passes completed will get him a starting job here, unless Enos works magic with the current group.
And a punting QB is nothing new in Coral Gables, as we've had a number of guys who specialized in "punting with their arm". Not that is has hurt the team much last season, the punts didn't travel farther downfield than most of our QB's errant passes.

Boy, I can't wait for the season to start and make me feel ashamed of all my negativity.

86Cane

You're finally getting it after all these years...

Posted by: Go Canes!! | April 29, 2019 at 06:23 PM

Took me a while, but I am finally getting it.

Carry on my wayward son.

#ImASlowLearner

86Cane

Boy, I can't wait for the season to start and make me feel ashamed of all my negativity.

Posted by: VfB_Cane | April 29, 2019 at 06:30 PM

LOL...U and Terrance both!

Terrance Sullivan

Lol Soupster Yesssss Yesssss like the State of Missouri Our Canes Gotta Show Me. I am still getting Eggs of my Face from 2018 Epic Fail Season.

Herbieibis

Well at least we got a QB for knows how long before he decomits but then again that seems to be the one position that we are immune to the decomits bug.
Not big numbers but has the size and arm and at least we have an able QB coach.
Got to go fetch some more talent at LB and fast. No need to mention the offensive tackle needs.

86Cane

#Missouri

#ShowMeState

86Cane

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri

https://www.mo.gov/

https://www.visitmo.com/

solarcane


Van Dykes junior year courtesy of the Orange

https://www.syracuse.com/orangefootball/2019/04/syracuse-football-recruiting-4-star-qb-target-tyler-van-dyke-commits-to-miami.html

solarcane

Kid has an arm.
His offensive line should commit with him

solarcane

I'm thinking we should get that number 5 receiver.

Sarasota 'cane

Phenom QB commits to UM? Why do I always see an image of Lucy pulling the football away at the last minute just as Soup is about to kick it?

And I'm not saying Soup looks like Charlie Brown...I thought it...but I didn't say it...

Go 'canes!!

86Cane

And I'm not saying Soup looks like Charlie Brown...I thought it...but I didn't say it...

Go 'canes!!

Posted by: Sarasota 'cane | April 30, 2019 at 10:22 AM

LMAO!

Lucy has got me on that same trick every year for the last 15. Not a good track record for me or my team?

Sarasota 'cane

Lucy has got me on that same trick every year for the last 15. Not a good track record for me or my team?

Posted by: 86Cane | April 30, 2019 at 11:39 AM

It started with Patrick Peterson going to LSU and hasn't stopped since. It's the single biggest issue affecting the 'canes.

solarcane

Sota,

"The more startling — and concerning — numbers for the Hurricanes: Eight players who attended high school in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties were drafted in the first three rounds, and none attended the University of Miami.

That number includes five in the first round, led by No. 2 pick John Bosa of Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas (Ohio State), No. 10 Devin Bush of Pembroke Pines-Flanagan (Michigan) and No. 16 Brian Burns of Plantation-American Heritage (Florida State)."

solarcane

Manny Diaz teaches Lucy a lesson

https://youtu.be/mZkJAx8FycI

86Cane

Until we start keeping the best players from South Florida IN South Florida we will not be "Great Again".

86Cane

But Bosa was always going to be a Buckeye regardless of where he was from due to family tradition. Bush and Burns I have no idea about.

Sarasota 'cane

Manny Diaz teaches Lucy a lesson

https://youtu.be/mZkJAx8FycI

Posted by: solarcane | April 30, 2019 at 02:16 PM

Too funny! I gotta watch more of that show.

Native

Manny Diaz teaches Lucy a lesson

https://youtu.be/mZkJAx8FycI

Posted by: solarcane | April 30, 2019 at 02:16 PM

Too funny! I gotta watch more of that show.

Posted by: Sarasota 'cane | April 30, 2019 at 02:43 PM

Its about time she got hers Solar!

Go Canes!!

Bush was a package deal at Michigan.

Harbaugh gave his dad a job and he delivered Devin and Gil the safety.

UMike

Didn't the Flanagan head coach get a job at Michigan and take Bush and a teammate with him?

86Cane

So U see some battles U just can't win.

Terrance Sullivan

Win the Winnable Battles wether their in South Florida, The South, or the Nation. That's been Our Calling Card Since Lou Saban in 1977 perfected by Howard S. The Godfather in 1979 and is and remain the Orange and Green Print for eternity. Go Canes!

Herbieibis

Got to win consistently and convencienly. Got to truck the teams that shouldn't be on the field with us and got to learn how to won on the road.
Can't have up and down cruiting classes and we can't leave positions unfilled. Got to stop the bleeding trail leading out of So.Flo. losing to many kids of high caliber.
Winning with style and fun will get them back but we will never get them all.

NativeCane

Bush was a package deal?.... Oh never mind

86Cane

Native with a TWSS? No way!

solarcane

I think having the guys that left early the last few years being drafted so late, and the possibility they sit or get traded or cut makes the next group a little more cautious about leaving.

We are obviously over optimistic about how good a lot of our players are compared to players at other schools.

We have a legit coaching staff at all positions except maybe special teams.
We have a great strength and conditioning coach that's not over rated for the first time in forever.

Be interesting to see when the linebackers get drafted next year.

solarcane

Florida Gator freshman Quarterback joins team two months ago enters transfer portal today.
Sounds like the dude loves competition

Old Skool

Native with a TWSS? No way!

Posted by: 86Cane | May 01, 2019 at 11:52 AM

It's definitely TWSS especially after reading how fast Bush could fill the hole.

Terrance Sullivan

Solar the problem with that is a lot of programs have a way worse problem than we do. Take for Instance FSU or VT our two main yearly rivals they have had countless guys to leave early and a good number did not get drafted at all much less get drafted in late rounds. Every Year some 30 to 40% of players who leave early don't even get drafted. I am not worried about guys who get drafted because at least worst case scenario you got at least 100 thousand plus to start off with. As opposed to being undrafted free agents where usually you start out with 25 thousand dollars on average. And teams are more willing to give you more chances if you are drafted or other teams are willing to pick you up and your money will be better. So there is a difference. The Upside to Being Undrafted is if you ball out you can get to a big contract quicker but that is a minuscule amount of players.

86Cane

1. We are obviously over optimistic about how good a lot of our players are compared to players at other schools.

2. Be interesting to see when the linebackers get drafted next year.

Posted by: solarcane | May 01, 2019 at 12:36 PM

1. THIS. I think the landscape of talent in college football has changed drastically in the last 10-15 years. These days the talent is much better across the board because the hyper media coverage and evaluation of HS players is a BIG $$$ making game.

And all players work out, eat well, get coached up, are strong and fast. Some have just a skooch more physical talent or speed, some more desire and drive and some are just more committed to learning the game and their position. Those are the only things setting players apart.

The talent gap between most teams ranked between 5-50 is almost negligible IMHO. I think the real talent gap is between the top 3-5 teams and all the rest. It usually takes a dominant player at QB, maybe a special RB or WR and/or one or two DL/DE to push a team over the top.

2. I agree 100%. True barometer I think. If our "best players" get drafted high then we know we have something there. If not, well then not so good. However, there are always a BUNCH of talented LBs to choose from each draft. I wonder how many are taken on average over the last 5 years in the NFL Draft?

TonyCane, where U at?

Terrance Sullivan

Great Blogging Family. Keep It Going!

Sarasota 'cane

Posted by: 86Cane | May 01, 2019 at 04:38 PM

Preach!! I remember reading that great evaluators talent (Snelly, Bowden, Davis) could look at a kid and see that they could feed them, train them, put some pounds on them, and then turn the 2-3 star kid into a 5 star kid in a year or two. Those days are ova!!
The kids are all getting coached up in H.S. and their training regimens are on par with colleges at this point. There just are not as many "diamonds in the rough" anymore. What you see is what you get on signing day.

Go 'canes!!

solarcane

Good stuff today guys.

Soup
Remember when J12 looked a little thin and the coach's remedy was have a chocolate shake with your chicken and waffle breakfast.. c'mon man, surprised we didn't have a diabetes epidemic on top of all the sanctions.

solarcane

Every year, University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame executive director John Routh hopes the Hurricanes will keep finding stellar athletes to honor among the best of the best.

And every year, of course, it happens.

Another group of former UM greats will be celebrated at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the 51st UMSHOF induction ceremony at Jungle Island.

The inductees include former football players Antrel Rolle (2001-2004), Vince Wilfork (2001-2003), Stephen McGuire (1989-1992) and Scott Nicolas (1978-1981); basketball star Constantin Popa (1991-1995); former pitching great Cesar Carrillo (2004-2005); 10-time track and field All-American Tabia Charles Collins (2004-2006); and for the first time, a rower, Dr. Jenny Krawec (2001-2004).

solarcane

Miami all time baseball team by fan vote

Miami Baseball Announces All-Time Team
Miami Baseball Announces All-Time Team
May 1, 2019

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami unveiled the results of the fan vote to create an all-time Hurricanes baseball team.

In honor of the 75th season of Miami Baseball, Miami athletics asked fans to vote for who they thought are some of the greatest Hurricanes to ever wear the orange and green.

The Hurricanes have won four national championships and made 45 NCAA tournament appearances, including a record 44 consecutive trips to the postseason between 1973 and 2016. Miami also has a record 30 NCAA Regional titles, has made 25 trips to the College World Series, produced 49 All-Americans and 61 Canes have gone on to play Major League Baseball.

The decisions were tough, as Miami baseball is one of the most successful and prominent programs in college baseball history. Voting began on April 12 and concluded at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30. Once the results were tallied, a 13-player team was constructed that featured a catcher, first baseman, second baseman, shortstop, third baseman, three outfielders, a designated hitter, right-handed pitcher, left-handed pitcher and two relievers.

Miami Hurricanes All-Time Team
Catcher: Charles Johnson (1990-92)
First Base: Yonder Alonso (2006-08)
Second Base: Jemile Weeks (2006-08)
Shortstop: Alex Cora (1994-96)
Third Base: Ryan Braun (2003-05)
Outfield: Jon Jay (2004-06)
Outfield: Mike Fiore (1985-88)
Outfield: Doug Shields (1981-84)
DH: Pat Burrell (1996-98)
LHP: J.D. Arteaga (1994-97)
RHP: Alex Fernandez (1989)
Reliever: Danny Graves (1992-94)
Reliever: Jay Tessmer (1994-95)

solarcane

Miami been playing baseball 75 years and the all timers come from 1981 on?

C'mon man

Terrance Sullivan

SolarCane U Bringing The Heat Brotha Keep It Going!

Herbieibis

Speaking of LB needs, another one by-passes us to go to FSU. The beat just keeps on. McCluster to FSU. I just don't get the FSU love they get from these kids. They absolutely sucked and we're clueless last year.

solarcane

Thanks Sully,
always appreciate the stuff I read here, try to give back if I read something Canes somewhere else

thirstybuzzardcane

Florida Gator freshman Quarterback joins team two months ago enters transfer portal today.
Sounds like the dude loves competition

Posted by: solarcane | May 01, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Im sick of these kids. Their all entitled little shits now days!

thirstybuzzardcane

*They're

Terrance Sullivan

Yes Sir Solar.

solarcane

Thirsty,
I'm with you 100 percent
What happened to sacrifice,loyalty,pride,hard work?

I remember Dan Morgan running on the field with one shoe on, his turf toe so bad he couldn't get his other shoe on. The ref looked at him like he was insane and told him to get off the field.

Reed half dead giving his teammates everything he had.

Sean Taylor putting the whole team on his back.

What do guys like Roger Staubach think about today's college athletes I wonder?

86Cane

(Snelly, Bowden, Davis) could look at a kid and see that they could feed them, train them, put some pounds on them, and then turn the 2-3 star kid into a 5 star kid in a year or two. Those days are ova!!

Posted by: Sarasota 'cane | May 01, 2019 at 06:09 PM

There IT is right there.

86Cane

They absolutely sucked and we're clueless last year.

Posted by: Herbieibis | May 01, 2019 at 10:06 PM

Yeah but some of them FSU girls are really pretty. They travel in packs of 20. And they got like 20,000 of them in all shapes and sizes.

NativeCane and Terrance tried to talk to a few of them at a tailgate a few years ago in Tally and fed them some ribs and beer and all that happened was some MAD twerking and a chipped tooth (one of theirs, not ours). IJS

86Cane

I remember Dan Morgan running on the field with one shoe on, his turf toe so bad he couldn't get his other shoe on. The ref looked at him like he was insane and told him to get off the field.

Posted by: solarcane | May 01, 2019 at 10:44 PM

I remember seeing Dan Morgan PUKE his guts out on the field vs FSU in the 2000 game at the OB, the hottest temp game ever experienced, and then making the tackle and throwing the FSU player in his vomit. Now that some shyte you don't see everyday.

We were sweating so bad we needed towels to dry off. But none to be found...we poured out our guts that game too.

86Cane

BAD AZZ MOFO:

College career
Morgan attended the University of Miami and played for the Miami Hurricanes football team from 1997 to 2000. He began his college career playing as a fullback, but was switched to weakside linebacker one week before the season started. He became the first freshman linebacker to start for the Hurricanes since Ray Lewis in 1993. As a freshman, he was named second-team freshman All-American by the Sporting News after posting 105 tackles, three sacks, and one forced fumble.

As a sophomore, he became the first sophomore team captain in team history, and made the All-Big East Team, after leading the team with 150 tackles. He was a finalist for the Butkus Award and the Nagurski Trophy as a junior, and was rewarded with a second-team All-Big East for collecting 139 tackles and 5 sacks. He finally captured both awards, as well as the Bednarik Award, becoming the first player in NCAA history to win all three awards in a career (and the same year). He was recognized as a first-team All-Big East selection, the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, and a unanimous first-team All-American in 2000.[2] Upon graduating, Morgan held the Hurricanes' team and Big East conference records for most career tackles with 532.

Morgan was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame at the 43rd Annual Induction Banquet in 2011.

solarcane

BAD AZZ MOFO

Posted by: 86Cane | May 01, 2019 at 11:06 PM

Amen!

solarcane

Football players playing their azz off with vomit all over their unis is glorious.

Remember Marvin Graves in 92 I think?
1 yard total first half then 260 something in the second half?

Marley blasting him all day.
Graves walks over to the sideline pukes all over the field, gets that blood lust look in his eye.

It was like he was a thug Viking!
Not the ones in Minnesota, the ones in Scan fugging dinavia.
One of my favorite rival players we ever faced.

Terrance Sullivan

Great Memories. Oh Yeah who could forget us Beating those Castrated Turkeys of VT in 2000 at the OB it was Africa Hot and they ran outta Water at the OB Early in the 3rd Qtr SMH. 2000 was a Great Year we ended 5 Game Losing Streaks to Both FSU and VT.

thirstybuzzardcane

Posted by: solarcane | May 01, 2019 at 10:44 PM

All those guys put the hard work in and waited their turn. We don't see too many DJ Willaims and Beasons of the world.

nemo2002

Miami been playing baseball 75 years and the all timers come from 1981 on?

C'mon man

Posted by: solarcane | May 01, 2019 at 07:47 PM

Yeah, remember Neal Heaton? He was a great college pitcher. When the Heat was On, we were unbeatable.

solarcane

Posted by: nemo2002 | May 02, 2019 at 12:36 AM

I don't even follow miami baseball , but wasn't that kresinski guy a long while ago pretty good, I remember hearing his name at football games.

NativeCane

86 I'm just a TSully talent scout....

Terrance Sullivan

That was a great Time we had in Tally in 2013 well minus the end result of the Game The TailGate was Top Notch from the Amazing Food, Drinks, Fellowship, to the SideWalk Talent which was Very Strong If U Can Dig It! CaneSpace Had The SideWalk Talent Going Woooo Woooo Woooo All Day Long Daddy!

solarcane

Great read on Enos

Canes Warning

Miami Hurricanes OC Dan Enos unconventional career path
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From head coach at Central Michigan to offensive coordinator at Arkansas, quarterbacks coach at Alabama and now offensive coordinator with the Miami Hurricanes football program, Dan Enos has had an unconventional career path.
Dan Enos’ coaching career began at Michigan State as a graduate assistant in the early 1990s after playing quarterback for the Spartans in the 1980s. His first full-time coaching job was as the offensive coordinator, QB and wide receivers coach for NCAA Division II Lakeland College in 1994-95. Now he joins the Miami Hurricanes.


When Manny Diaz was hired as the head coach of the Miami Hurricanes in December he made upgrading the QB position one of his priorities. Hiring Enos was the priority for Diaz to facilitate that happening. Rumors abounded about who the Hurricanes new offensive coordinator would be. Enos was Diaz’s first choice.

Diaz was sly about who he was going to hire as the offensive coordinator. Miami had to wait until Alabama was finished with their run in the college football playoff. Enos spent the 2018 season with the Crimson Tide as their QB coach.




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He was a major reason Alabama and QB Tua Tagovailoa set FBS seasons records for passing efficiency. Enos is becoming known as a QB guru throughout college football. He helped the Allen brothers thrive at Arkansas and was on Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan for three weeks before leaving for Alabama.

Enos recently spoke with the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson about his career decisions. why he chose Miami over Alabama, Diaz and Alabama head coach Nick Saban.

“I don’t kind of like take the path everybody takes…I don’t always do what everybody thinks you should do…Coach Saban was an assistant coach at Michigan State when I played, so I had a kind of a small relationship with him,” he said.

Coach Diaz and I did not know each other, but we coached against each other. Coach Diaz has a great reputation of being a great defensive coach, but more importantly he had a great reputation of just being a great person, great character, integrity. Has a really good heart, family man.

When we first started talking about the opportunity of coming in — and I am saying this in a humble way, I had an opportunity to go a few different places — and we decided to come here and a lot of that was because of coach Diaz and the vision he spoke of. I felt spiritually, morally, everything we aligned very much in the same manner as far as his vision for this program.

And the great reputation of the academics here, the athletic teams they’ve had here, I feel this program is a sleeping giant, has a chance to explode. Was excited to be on the ground floor of that.

Coach Diaz is doing a tremendous job. This guy is organized, he’s focused, he’s driven. I’ve been around really good coaches in my 28 years, and I’ve been around not so good coaches. Coach Diaz understands what the important things are to win, and what the important things are in a program.

A lot of times guys in this business get focused on the wrong things. And he’s focused on the right things. That man (Saban) is unbelievable what he does on a daily basis. It’s amazing what he gets accomplished on a daily basis.

You want to know why? He’s organized, he’s efficient. He’s doing the same thing today that he did 10 years ago on this day, and he doesn’t allow [anyone] ever to become complacent or get satisfied and that’s one thing all successful people have to fight at some point — complacency.

And how do you fight complacency? Very easy. Having a daily agenda and attacking it and accomplish the next goal.”

Enos has a vision for the offensive system he is installing for the Miami Hurricanes. When four-star QB Tyler VanDyke committed to the Miami football program this week Enos was the major factor in his decision. The Hurricanes were losing recruits under former head coach Mark Richt’s offense.

Enos is scrapping the antiquated pro-style offense Richt favored and putting in a more modern multi-faceted attack. Miami football fans are excited to see players going in motion. The Hurricanes will also use elements of the spread and a mix of the QB being under center and in the shotgun.


NEXT: Miami schedule has three teams on the rise
Enos is a star on the rise. If he chooses to be a head coach again his success at Miami will be the influence behind that happening. Enos and Diaz’s tenures at Miami will be directly intertwined.


Old Skool

The nation's most prolific HS QB threw for 5,010 yards and 67 touchdowns last year. He's 5'9" 160 pounds. Would you offer a scholly or not? How about as a walk-on? Remember Kyler Murray is 5'10"

solarcane

skool,
If he played against South Florida high schools and did that it would be pretty impressive.

solarcane

If Ray Lewis coached a mascot team against kids

https://youtu.be/anFSUQd96iA


Roadhouse!

Old Skool

Solar

No. He's a California guy (Anaheim) like Dorsey.

Old Skool

His name's Anthony Munoz (don't think there's a relation) Here's his Maxprep highlights
https://tinyurl.com/y523pkqw

Sarasota 'cane

The plot thickens in the UF QB transfer saga...sexual assault allegations filed April 6th.

Old Skool

Hmmm sounds like he's been mentored by Jameis Winston.

Terrance Sullivan

According to SI Top 25 Poll just released today Florida is Number 8 and We Are Number 22. I imagine other polls will be similar before Kickoff on August 24th.

solarcane

Every season we open with Florida don't we go on to have a great to very good year?

Go Canes

Manny said last night we STILL aren’t at the 85 scholarship limit.

Incredible to think we’re still feeling the effects of that Shapiro nonsense.


VfB_Cane

Great article in the Herald about Antrel Rolle.
https://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article229973279.html#navlink=Lead

Preach Antrel, preach!

“I really don’t know what to think,’’ Rolle said. “Manny Diaz is an exciting guy. He’s a firecracker type of guy. He brings the energy that we need. But you know as well as I know UM has been in a slump for quite a number of years now. It’s going to take a lot more than the head coach to get those guys back. It’s going to take attitude. It’s going to take leadership. That’s something that I speak about all the time.

“We had phenomenal leaders. You see a guy like Ken Dorsey, 6-5, lanky guy. But the general that he was, it was phenomenal. I’ve never seen anything like it till this day on the collegiate level.

“Whatever [Dorsey] said, you had Ed Reed, Andre Johnson, Jeremy Shockey — you had those guys to back you up. So there was no way you’re going to go against what Ken Dorsey said. But he didn’t just get that role. He earned that role. And I think that’s something the younger guys have yet to do. You might have leaders but what makes a strong collegian team is not one, two, five, six leaders, it’s 100 leaders. Every one just leads differently.

VfB_Cane

Manny said last night we STILL aren’t at the 85 scholarship limit.

Incredible to think we’re still feeling the effects of that Shapiro nonsense.

Posted by: Go Canes | May 03, 2019 at 07:47 AM

You're right that the Shapiro saga started all that. However, by now we could and should have recovered if it wasn't for the roster attrition suffered because of subpar recruiting and horrible player development. Not to mention the nut cases that should have never set a foot on campus in the first place but inexplicably were handed a scholarship.

86Cane

“We had phenomenal leaders. You see a guy like Ken Dorsey, 6-5, lanky guy. But the general that he was, it was phenomenal. I’ve never seen anything like it till this day on the collegiate level.

“Whatever [Dorsey] said, you had Ed Reed, Andre Johnson, Jeremy Shockey — you had those guys to back you up. So there was no way you’re going to go against what Ken Dorsey said. But he didn’t just get that role. He earned that role. And I think that’s something the younger guys have yet to do. You might have leaders but what makes a strong collegian team is not one, two, five, six leaders, it’s 100 leaders. Every one just leads differently.

Posted by: VfB_Cane | May 03, 2019 at 07:53 A

You read this and then you try to wrap your head around the fact that we STILL have not hired Dorsey at UM as QB coach?

86Cane

VfB...100% correct Sir!

VfB_Cane

You read this and then you try to wrap your head around the fact that we STILL have not hired Dorsey at UM as QB coach?

Posted by: 86Cane | May 03, 2019 at 08:24 AM

HC Butch / OC/QB coach Dorsey / DC Manny instead of Richt & son sure would have spared us some misery ...

HillviewCane

Posted by: 86Cane | May 01, 2019 at 11:06 PM

Yes he was. He played his heart out in that SuperBowl against the Pats too. 18 tacklesthat game

BigWindyCane1

* * * If [Enos] chooses to be a head coach again his success at Miami will be the influence behind that happening. Enos and Diaz’s tenures at Miami will be directly intertwined.


Posted by: solarcane | May 02, 2019 at 10:47 AM

I agree 100%! Enos must see opportunities at Miami that he didn't see at Alabama. At Alabama, it is national championship or bust. At Miami, an ACC Coastal or ACC championship will position him nicely, and if the Canes put up big points this season, Enos will get all the credit.

I think they will. I am anxious to see what Enos does with this roster. If the Canes are successful on offense, Enos will definitely leave to be HC at another power 5 program, but it will change the way Miami/Diaz hires OCs from now and into the forseeable future.

Go Canes!!

Posted by: VfB_Cane | May 03, 2019 at 08:01 AM

You're right you really do need the season to start!!

Terrance Sullivan

Well BigWindyCane if U Win The ACC Title Chances are U are Playing for the National Title/Playoff Let's See THE ACC Champion has been in the Final 4 or Championship the last 6 Years Including winning half of the Titles FSU 2013, and Clemson 2016,2018, and Have played for it with Clemson in 2015. And FSU in Semifinal in 2014 and Clemson in Semifinal in 2017. So If U Win The ACC like if U Win The SEC chances are its National Championship or Bust.

solarcane

I think Ken D likes working with N F L guys. He could have worked his way up to HC at App St. If he stayed there.
I don't think Dorsey wants to come to Miami half as much as Miami wants Kenny.

How many times have you seen Kenny on the sideline compared to Lots If other Cane greats, how many quotes about Miami have you read that Dorsey said after he left Miami?
Kenny isn't coming here.

solarcane

Kenny, leader

https://youtu.be/HGdDsx0gndo

solarcane

When you watch that clip go back and look at how many people were crammed in the stands home and away when we played back then.

VfB_Cane

You're right you really do need the season to start!!

Posted by: Go Canes!! | May 03, 2019 at 11:14 AM

Wake me up when September ends :-)

86Cane

Kenny isn't coming here.

Posted by: solarcane | May 03, 2019 at 12:03 PM

And just like that I'm gonna need a psychiatrist.

Thanks for helping out, friend.

Terrance Sullivan

Solar Yea but we averaged 47,000 Fans in 72,000 Seat Orange Bowl in 2001. I love Cane Freak Videos but its the same Games on a loop show some of those other Games and show wide view and you will see thousands upon thousands of empty seats. The Numbers don't lie.

solarcane

Was up Sully,
You are right about our own fans.
Canes home fans have always been Luke warm, Jesus Christ could play QB and we wouldn't sell out.
Fortunately the OB could sound like 90,000,
Never been to Hard Rock but with the piped in crowd noise and new enthusiasm I imagine its loud.

I meant look how we packed the house Where we played

@Penn St 2001 109,000
@Tenn 2002 107,000

That's what I meant by looking at the stands. We were a top draw.
I will be getting in touch with you soon about UNC game and Duke really looking forward to meeting you T Sully

solarcane

and you will see thousands upon thousands of empty seats. The Numbers don't lie.

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | May 03, 2019 at 12:45 PM

Right on
Ask Roach cane,Harry Miller, and myself what thousands of empty seats looked like in 1976.

Terrance Sullivan

Yes Sir Solar

UMike

Solar, if you are on Facebook there is a Group called Canes United and they get road game tickets cheap. They just started selling UNC tickets for $35. Thats lower bowl in the visitor section. I will be at the UNC game this year as well.

solarcane

Thanks for helping out, friend.

Posted by: 86Cane | May 03, 2019 at 12:24 PM

Soup,
Kenny said his daughters were gonna go to UM one day so maybe he does have future plans here.
I was wrong on Canespace one time before I think.

solarcane

Umike,
Thanks I been looking forward to meeting you and the guys

solarcane

Gator fans a little upset when they woke up to this in downtown Gainesville this morning


https://mobile.twitter.com/carboncane/status/1124046822555701248/photo/1

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