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September 23, 2019

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AeroCane

Terrance
We all know we were going no where with richt and his high rankings were bs and not sustainable - shit, look what kirby is doing with GA
Read my freaking post
We are a nobody and you can fool yourself into thinking we’ve been relevant but we haven’t
The biggest point I made is ‘who is manny’
As go said, we will see

AeroCane

PS we can argue among ourselves but bottom line is - we need to get better and hopefully soon and I think we can all agree on this - Blake James sucks and is lazy

Terrance Sullivan

Aero Cut The Crap! Now You spinning like a damn politician. U said some foolishess and I called you out about it and now you spinning it. Just Man TF up acknowledge it and keep it moving Pimpin. It aint hard. Hell I admitted I was A Blake James Fan and that I was wrong and he needed to be fired. Just Own It and Keep it moving.

86Cane

to be honest, that's a drop-the-mic post
. . . i see you worked out this off-season
. . . secretly seeing felder?

Posted by: alpine | September 26, 2019 at 10:24 AM

Shhhhhh...not so LOUD.

86Cane

Even a blind squirrel...

solarcane

Even a blind squirrel...

Posted by: 86Cane | September 26, 2019 at 01:01 P

Dam you beat me to it, by 15 minutes
Nice one

Go Canes!!

Curious why Blake James is lazy.

Terrance Sullivan

As Far As CMD is concerned I hope My and others Fears about him being the Next Randy/Al Type Coach are not True that he grows from this. But at this time I see A Highly Undisciplined Poorly Coached Team with a lack of leadership from the Head Coach down to the supposed Team Leaders! This upcoming stretch of 6 ACC Conference Games of VT, UVA, GT, @Pitt, @FSU, UL from October 5th Through November 9th will tell the tale of this season. Buckle Up Canes Family!

AeroCane

Go
Blake is lazy because he didn’t do much of a true search before hiring richt, and obviously did no search before hiring manny. If he hired either after a thorough search, then I wouldn’t call him lazy; simply incompetent LOL

CGNC

TSully - LOL, Blake James seemed better at first because we got rid of Hocutt who was another loser AD. We didn't know they were twins LOL. It happens.

But jeee-zee the money Miami makes with the ACC and we can't hire a decent established coaching staff????? I really dislike Blake James now. I wish Manny all the best, but I am not sold. Waiting to see as is everyone.

CGNC

Posted by: 86Cane | September 26, 2019 at 08:50 AM

Great post

Terrance Sullivan

CGNC Yes Mam Indeed Total Agreement!

Terrance Sullivan

CGNC and do not leave out that Assclown Eischorst either UGH SMH!

alpine

i believe (if i remember right) that we jammed with blake, because he was supposedly excellent at the money & bureacracy stuff (bringing in the donations/gifts and getting important structures built)
. . . the 2 before him (eichhorst & hocutt) didn't seem to be all that good at anything . . . though we did get our current bb coaches; that's worth a point or two

Go Canes!!

James just did what 5 of the Top 8 teams did the facing a similar situation. They elevated the assistant which best represented their identity.

For three straight seasons Manny has fielded a quality, hard nosed, tough defense that has excelled.

Not saying it was a good or bad decision, only time will tell that. Just saying I doubt laziness was a factor in his decision.

Go Canes!!

Clemson-Dabo iired from within
LSU-Ogregon hired from within
Oklahoma-RIley hired from within
Ohio State-Day hired from within
Wisconsin-Chryst hired from within

Terrance Sullivan

Alpine Correct!

CGNC

TSully - forgot about Eichorst. I think I got them mixed up - ok, forget twins, triplets. I dislike them all. They are dead to me LOL.

Alpine - Hocutt was in the middle of the Nevin Shapiro scandal - so, he was very involved, with money

Terrance Sullivan

Go Canes Cryst wasn't hired from within he was the Pitt Head Coach! But all others Spot On.

alpine

regarding manny:
- i'm not so sure anymore about how successful his short-term is gonna be, though at least 60% of me still thinks we'll run this thing or lose only to pitt

- i do find myself still believing in manny as a teachable workaholic; humble enough to keep looking in the mirror and trying to find answers
- and not blindly loyal in the way that allows a d'no or a richt-as-play-caller to screw things up . . . i think he takes winning too seriously

- he had a texas mess-up; but came here and lit up our defense quickly!

- the timeline regarding how quick he can make the change from excellent d-coordinator to above average coach; then continue to progress on towards good, excellent, elite will be the question
. . . will we see VERY clear progress, not just each year, but within each year?
- the players seem to like him ... will the whole team eventually play their hearts out for him in the same way the D seemed to do the last couple years?

CGNC


Just saying I doubt laziness was a factor in his decision.

Posted by: Go Canes!! | September 26, 2019 at 03:01 PM

Disagree, laziness was a factor, but I can see your point. And we paid how much to Temple to get him? We couldn't have hired somebody awesome for that? And Richt - Georgia fires him and we hire him? Whose turn is it to watch Blake James. I guess no one at the school

86Cane

Dam you beat me to it, by 15 minutes
Nice one

Posted by: solarcane | September 26, 2019 at 01:19 PM

You know, that I know, that you know.

Haven't broken out da blind squirrel in a bit.

#FreeDaSquirrel

86Cane

1. i'm not so sure anymore about how successful his short-term is gonna be, though at least 60% of me still thinks we'll run this thing or lose only to pitt

2. i do find myself still believing in manny as a teachable workaholic; humble enough to keep looking in the mirror and trying to find answers
and not blindly loyal in the way that allows a d'no or a richt-as-play-caller to screw things up . . . i think he takes winning too seriously

Posted by: alpine | September 26, 2019 at 03:11 PM

1. Well I'm down to 40% so together we make up 100%?

2. I like this. I read it and had to admit it.

thirstybuzzardcane

I think this game against VT is the most important game all season. If Miami can come out and dominate behind hopefully a great crowd at the rock, then I think Miami will get the needed confidence this team needs badly.

thirstybuzzardcane

This is why our fickle fans need to show up to the games! I really do think our fans hurt recruiting.


https://twitter.com/canesinsight/status/1176855688552820736?s=21


solarcane

VT 2.5 Favorite at home vs Duke.
Duke lost all three of their starting wide receivers this year.
I think this is a Friday night game but too lazy to look it up

Tarheels 26 point underdog to Clemson

CGNC


Posted by: alpine | September 26, 2019 at 03:11 PM

1. Well I'm down to 40% so together we make up 100%?

2. I like this. I read it and had to admit it.

Posted by: 86Cane | September 26, 2019 at 03:24 PM

Agreed

Herbieibis

Fellas, ain't no use In working selves up into a lather about Manny. He's going to be here at least 3 years, unless we absolutely fall completely apart.
Young team that has growing pains.
The Herb,however, is not so sure about Patke and Baker.
No we don't have a Willis up front and we have basically a new secondary, aside from Bandy. Baker picks the worst times to not be aggressive, like 3rd down.
The special teams gig was dumped into Patke's lap. It finally looks like we have a punter but our kicker is sucking. He can't kick for Baxa and he can't field punts for Thomas and he can't help these pups taking bad tackling angles during the game. The players have to take some of this. We should of hired a true S.T. coach.
Manny is trying to use the path that Butch took.
Not the exact blue print but close. Until we start being dominate, he will have to be be Butchesq in recruiting. Better be a good evaluator because until these struggles abate, we are going to keep losing a lot of the big name kids in that 100 mile radius. We start out recruiting in the top 5 and after an avalanche of decomits we end up hovering in the high teens.
Enos has got to pull the petticoat off and start Jacki g the ball down the field and as I have repeated SPaaaaaRED!
Article I read about all the teams In the SEC going to the spread, including Bama and LSU, who have been grinding teams in the past. We don't need to be last to the party Manny. Don't want to be like Goldie and hold onto the worst decord. We have had in Deno. Nothing wrong with being multiple, IF u have the players to run. We don't.

CGNC

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | September 26, 2019 at 03:30 PM

LOL! The fans need to be rewarded with good football.

Herbie, Donnie Soldinger is supposed to now be helping on special teams and with the running backs. I heard it here so it must be true :-)

solarcane


More conformation of how we suck


You know Jonathan Taylor the Wisconsin running back in contention for the Heisman this year?


"That makes four of the five regular starters from the Wisconsin Badgers’ 2018 offensive line that will not return this upcoming season, leaving opportunity for those previously behind them to step up and continue the legacy of the reputable position group."

Go Canes!!

Posted by: solarcane | September 26, 2019 at 06:10 PM


https://www.si.com/college-football/2018/08/08/wisconsin-badgers-offensive-line-red-robin-jonathan-taylor

solarcane

Go,
good catch

Out of the bunch you can tell Benzschawel would be the only Cane.

Too bad we couldn't snag their line coach

Deiter, Biadasz, left tackle Jon Dietzen and right tackle David Edwards populate the High Council, which meets weekly. Right guard Beau Benzschawel has yet to be admitted to the Council because of his insistence on ordering fish and chips or chicken fingers instead of a burger*.

solarcane

Watching this line block will give you chills, Mckinnie committing assault and battery

https://youtu.be/yzITqeGU6Zg

DallasTX Cane

I think a better term for our hiring “process” than laziness is fear. We were surprised by Richt’s seemingly spur of the moment decision and imo the decision to hire Manny without even the pretense of a search was due to fear that we had the “next big thing” young superstar coach right under our nose and let him get away. Fear of that potential embarrassment (plus the embarrassment of being possibly publicly turned down by other high profile candidates) was the driver for our actions.

DallasTX Cane

Good point Solar. It all starts with the OL. Skill players can’t do jack crap when the line sux. The UM coach that solves our OL puzzle (why does the CANE OL ALWAYS suk arse?!?) will enjoy great success. An average OL puts us in the top 10-15 given our skill position talent and above age D. A good OL makes us dangerous against ALL competition. A great OL means we compete with the bamas & clemsons.

solarcane

DTX,
That fear of being embarrassed by not
doing what is obvious is a ballbuster you are spot on.
Remember when we were above hiring Chris Peterson because we were Canes and we didn't need any trick play offense?

What did he do, win like coach of the year 3 times put Boise State on the map, go out to Washington and turn them around.
While we flushed millions of coaching dollars down the drain.

The only people that prosper by our coaching hires are the guys that make the airplane banners at the sign shop.

TonyCane

MIAMI HURRICANES AFTER FOUR GAMES: RECORD, POINTS FOR, POINTS ALLOWED:

1999: 2-2 PF: 126 PA: 069
2000: 3-1 PF: 201 PA: 064
2001: 4-0 PF: 175 PA: 035
2002: 4-0 PF: 186 PA: 060
2003: 4-0 PF: 157 PA: 059
2004: 4-0 PF: 129 PA: 030
2005: 3-1 PF: 093 PA: 053
2006: 2-2 PF: 082 PA: 067
2007: 3-1 PF: 101 PA: 080
2008: 2-2 PF: 120 PA: 084
2009: 3-1 PF: 099 PA: 102
2010: 3-1 PF: 131 PA: 059
2011: 2-2 PF: 117 PA: 081
2012: 3-1 PF: 134 PA: 130
2013: 4-0 PF: 181 PA: 050
2014: 2-2 PF: 126 PA: 099
2015: 3-1 PF: 148 PA: 087
2016: 4-0 PF: 184 PA: 044
2017: 4-0 PF: 148 PA: 069
2018: 3-1 PF: 174 PA: 074
2019: 2-2 PF: 125 PA: 064

TonyCane

I read Manny explaining why his Canes can't score points...seems they are just inherently lazy,something he might have noticed last July and fixed by season's start?

“Human inertia is to be average and mediocre. That current and that gravitational pull sucks you down every day. And so it just doesn’t happen where all of a sudden everyone is like, ‘I’m going to come in here and bring my best every day.’ That is quite literally why they call us coach — to make sure that it happens
Manny Diaz

Posted by: solarcane | September 25, 2019 at 08:01 PM

IMO it's just spin. Manny and staff know that the offensive line is BY FAR the weakest area on the team, and barring a change in offensive scheme there's not much that can be changed on that. Perhaps he and Enos underestimated how bad the unit was.

I think he's hoping to inspire the rest of the team to raise their contributions to 110%. Not that the rest of the team is bad, but by going all out they might mask - a little bit - the glaring, enormous weakness on the offensive line.

solarcane

2009
3-1
Give up more points than you score

86Cane

I really do think our fans hurt recruiting.

Posted by: thirstybuzzardcane | September 26, 2019 at 03:30 PM

Losing hurts fans.

Losing hurts recruiting.

Losing hurts the program.

Wash, Rinse, Repeat.

Any questions?

86Cane

Watching this line block will give you chills, Mckinnie committing assault and battery

Posted by: solarcane | September 26, 2019 at 06:52 PM

I plead guilt as charged your Honor.

#ForTheLoveOfTheGame

#DoItAgainDoItAgain

solarcane

One for the music inclined space cadets

https://youtu.be/d1E1EH6bXfA

Johnny Winter Sound The Bell
I like Johnny Winter cause to me he sounds exactly like his records when he plays live

solarcane

Tony yea I think Manny is playing the hand he was delt this year. I do think he is humble enough to make coaching changes for the long haul.
A long haul at Miami for a head coach is about 6 years I guess.

DallasTX Cane

Posted by: solarcane | September 26, 2019 at 08:29 PM

Ha! Yes, I remember those days. I also remember when The U made coaches great and now it’s a coaches graveyard.

solarcane

remember when The U made coaches great and now it’s a coaches graveyard.

Posted by: DallasTX Cane | September 27, 2019 at 01:51 AM

Yea go through the coaching staffs from 1983 til Coker and look at some of those names, unbelievable.

alpine

"That makes four of the five regular starters from the Wisconsin Badgers’ 2018 offensive line that will not return this upcoming season, leaving opportunity for those previously behind them to step up and continue the legacy of the reputable position group."

Posted by: solarcane | September 26, 2019 at 06:10 PM

i've been giving this OL problem lots of thought (yes, the one that makes us think: OLord!); i finally have a solution:

- everyone on canespace chips in $5 and together we buy a large bag of fairy dust
- CGNC will figure out if we can get this thru amazon . . . or if we have to directly order from a witches coven
- this seems more humane than kidnapping tinkerbell
- questions?

alpine

for those of you who are skeptics, let me point out, that just mentioning fairy dust caused typepad to get me back on service!

alpine

- i've been receiving mails from fans uncertain what we do with the fairy dust, once we get our hands on it
. . . c'mon guys; i didn't bother posting that cause it's so "duuh"!!

- of course 86 will don his soup'd-up wings and inconspicuously flitter thru the OL hallways, dust-dosing every one of their muscle milks!

TonyCane

I blame Shalala for refusing to spend to keep apace with other schools, and allowing UM to slip into the budget, discount program. Especially with some of the assistants Randy was forced to hire.

KYcane

remember when The U made coaches great and now it’s a coaches graveyard.

Posted by: DallasTX Cane | September 27, 2019 at 01:51 AM

Yea go through the coaching staffs from 1983 til Coker and look at some of those names, unbelievable.

Posted by: solarcane | September 27, 2019 at 09:35 AM


“The circus came to town, I guess it must have stayed
It's like an endless parade.”
Govt Mule

alpine

sort of what go was saying: https://www.stateoftheu.com/2019/9/27/20886340/miami-hurricanes-football-manny-diaz-nick-saban-dabo-swinney-dan-enos-culture-jarren-williams-team

CGNC


Posted by: TonyCane | September 27, 2019 at 12:16 PM

yes sir. And she hired/appointed Blake James.

"Blake James has proven that he has the experience, skills, leadership and especially the love for the University that we need in Athletics," said University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala.

CGNC

Alpine, I am so glad you see the value in fairy dust :-)

CGNC

DTC how are you? Fear. Welp, when an AD has no clue how to hire a head coach I guess that could be scary.


Solar, I would have taken Peterson. Still would

HawaiiCane

What are people's thoughts on the Canes playing FIU at Marlins Park? The cemetery of the old OB!

Mixed feelings, but I hope it exudes the spirit of the last time I saw them play FIU there and they.... literally kick their a%&es!!!

solarcane

Govt Mule

Posted by: KYcane | September 27, 2019 at 01:13 PM

You know your stuff!

solarcane

Solar, I would have taken Peterson. Still would

Posted by: CGNC | September 27, 2019 at 02:24 PM

Me too but he was Just a gimmick coach at a tiny school that nobody ever heard of, what will he ever accomplish? Why take him when you could get a prize like Randy Shannon
Smh

solarcane

What helps us the most tonight a Duke loss or VT loss

Terrance Sullivan

Manny aka Randy/Al says they still do not know who are their best players in some positions. What a 4 * Clown Show! Man We Are In Deep Doo Doo!

86Cane

What are people's thoughts on the Canes playing FIU at Marlins Park? The cemetery of the old OB!

Posted by: HawaiiCane | September 27, 2019 at 03:04 PM

I like it. I may even go?

86Cane

Manny aka Randy/Al says they still do not know who are their best players in some positions.

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | September 27, 2019 at 05:00 PM

He does not know who the best players are YET but he has had enough time to know that some of them play with no competitive drive or passion at times? There must be something in the water in Coral Gables? Maybe time to install a filtration system of some kind. I say reverse osmosis may be best, but hey, what do I know??

WTF

Terrance Sullivan

Exactly Soupster! SMH

solarcane

sully,
What a cluster this program is.
He doesn't know who his best players are?
Maybe Williams and the place kick holder can clue him into who some of the worst players are
Jeez us

solarcane

OK according to this article Manny is Nick Saban and Dabo all rolled up in one, you guys are just to impatient to realize what you have.


https://www.stateoftheu.com/2019/9/27/20886340/miami-hurricanes-football-manny-diaz-nick-saban-dabo-swinney-dan-enos-culture-jarren-williams-team

Gin & Tonic

The Central Michigan game was awful. Miami’s O-line was ineffective against a average at best defense.

That being acknowledged, is it really asking too much to let CMD’s first recruiting class become juniors or seniors before making judgement about his ability to establish a winning culture/program?

Herbieibis

Article pretty much what DA Herb has been saying. No use sweating this season. We are who we are, a team without a legit tackle on the offensive side of the ball. Guys like Nelson and and the other freshman starter, should both be redshirting. Ain't their fault they have to start and get abused learning on the job. It does tell us either we got jobbed on some evaluations or we got some lazy asses that hadn't put in the work, guys like Hillery, Dykstra, Herbert and a few others that that have already flown the coop.
We will hit the nail on the head eventually BUT got to keep the talent home.
As long as the SEC keeps rolling kids are going to keep bouncing in there direction. A lot of big games in big stadiums. Got to be tough for a high school kid to turn down. Losing kids to Auburn, though just plain sux. Bama and Georgia, I get, Florida sure but our albetross aside from the coaching Fiasco's is this dam conference. Just not alot of big games and not a lot of big rivalries. To many inconsistent teams and we are one of them. Only Clemson has played to their capabilities. The rest of the ACC is at best a bunch of 7-5 maybe an 8-4 teams.

solarcane

Duke VT espn now both about as bad as we are

solarcane

VT wearing all white road uniform at home

KYcane

Duke VT espn now both about as bad as we are

Posted by: solarcane | September 27, 2019 at 07:27 PM

VT using our playbook - 3 plays within spitting distance of the goal line for no gain then kick a field goal.

Wait, their kick was good

Terrance Sullivan

SolarCane Yesssss Yesssss Yesssss Brotha Our Canes Program is A Cluster Bleep!

BigWindyCane

Duke opened up a can of whoop a#@$$ on VT tonight. Duke has a good coach with Cuttcliff. He definitely does a lot more with less

BigWindyCane

Penn State crushing Maryland on the road. Another good coaching job by Franklin. Canes will start losing lots of recruits to Penn State if we don’t start winning more games, especially night games against formidable opponents like Penn State.

It’s time for the Canes to win the games they are supposed to win and also get a couple of surprise wins to keep the recruits interested.

solarcane


Windy and The Herb
Duke 2018 recruiting class rank 69
12th in the ACC. It isn't all recruiting you have to have some kind of coaching staff
JMO

DallasTX Cane

Posted by: solarcane | September 27, 2019 at 05:49 PM

Good article. But there are also dozens of examples of terrible coaches that started out poorly and never got better.

All sarcasm aside, the article’s point is well taken... cannot judge by the first few games or perhaps even the first couple of seasons. Doing so is truly nothing more than a 50-50 guess. Get lucky and U can cover the world in know it all arrogance. But it’s still only a guess. Odds aren’t good that Manny is another Saban, Dabo, or JJ, but hope springs eternal.

DallasTX Cane

Posted by: CGNC | September 27, 2019 at 02:24 PM

Hey CGNC! How U? I’m stuck in football purgatory like us all. Joy.

Yeah... fear that he hires another Richt or Shannon while Manny builds a winner somewhere else and everyone asks how could u let a sure thing get away while hiring yet another crap coach for The U?!? Given that, the logical thing to do is to grab that up & coming hot young coach. Then pray your ass off u made the right choice.

alpine

OL: i think the scariest thing for me, is that we haven't even had to deal with the problem of injuries there

- the dolphins, along with all their other line problems, have been killed by the injury bug . . . i dread to think of what happens if the canes suddenly lose a donaldson, gaynor and/or scaife, even for a short time, much less long-term

alpine

VT using our playbook - 3 plays within spitting distance of the goal line for no gain then kick a field goal.

Wait, their kick was good
Posted by: KYcane | September 27, 2019 at 07:46 PM

lol of the day!

alpine

random thoughts:

- penn st had a much bigger scandal than our shapiro one; and it came much later, too . . . yet, they dug themselves out in record time; F them!

- that MD running back, who left us at the altar about 3 yrs ago (i forget his name); so only burns joined us that cycle . . . is he any good? anyone follow that kind of stuff?

- mr. solar: is that green jade/edness you're starting to wear?
. . . i have no problem with that; your posts are usually spot on; ijs it's lightly surprising; i'm used to you sporting shinier diamond suits

- in the reptilian part of my mind, despite my general optimism for manny, is the fear that diaz might turn out to be al fuente pasta instead of swin(n)e(y) pork chops

nemo2002

What are people's thoughts on the Canes playing FIU at Marlins Park? The cemetery of the old OB!

Posted by: HawaiiCane | September 27, 2019 at 03:04 PM

Why not? After the Marlins are gone from Miami, the vacant stadium will be refigured and renamed as the New Orange Bowl for college football.

orange 'n green in the vein

Posted by: 86Cane | September 27, 2019 at 05:19 PM

Did you know Manny Diaz was the son of the mayor of the city of Miami? Did you? Huh? Did you?

Only coach more propped up by hype than results in the ACC right now is Bud Foster and he's not going to be here to kick around much more so better get that politician spin sorted out in the off week since we know he won't use it to improve the football team he's been on the staff of for a whole recruiting roster generation.

solarcane

Big Al,
I'm not exactly jaded , I just realize we are a perpetual 8-4 team with with a 10 win season sprinkled in every blue moon.
I don't buy the state of Miami recruiting is a must myth either.
Quarterbacks and offensive linemen from other states are surely just as good or better than the south Florida guys no?
LSU doesn't have a player from Florida on their team and they manage to compete with anyone.

I think in Mannys 3ed year we will be consistently ranked. I think we will be the best we have been in over a decade, I don't think we play for a National championship in forever.

alpine

Posted by: solarcane | September 28, 2019 at 11:08 AM

big al presses "like" button; then throws in a "thumbs-up" emoji; just because it's fun, slightly immature

alpine

it's actually been a while since i've thought in terms of natl champioships
. . . i just want to see us consistently in the rankings

. . . and my feeling is, if we ever get within top 13 for say 3 years in a row, by no later than the 4th year, we will be one of the 4 left standing for the natl. championship

. . . i say that thinking that our alumni will put us over the top in strange & varied ways . . . but we first have to show that we won't sink like a stone whenever we sniff the perfume of relevance

86Cane

Miami IS ranked! Just look:

Points Per Game - 100th
3rd Down Conversion % - 128th
Redzone TD % - 93rd
Sacks Allowed - 102nd
TFL Allowed - 126th
Penalties - 126th

#Impressive

BigWindyCane1

UM commit Chantz Williams body slams FSU commit Jeff Sims. 😮

https://twitter.com/duvalsports/status/1177815118664601600?s=12

It’s critical that we keep the Oak Leaf teammates Williams and Rivers in this class!

alpine

pitt almost takes out pennst; DOES take down ucf . . . and is losing to mighty delaware in the 3rd quarter????!!!!

TonyCane

86Cane, Miami is 126th out of all 126 teams? We’re not only ranked, but of course you mean we’re the best out of 126 teams, right? That’s what that stat means, right? Otherwise...that would mean something unthinkable!

KYcane

Miami is 126th out of all 126 teams?

Posted by: TonyCane | September 28, 2019 at 02:42 PM

We’re even off the charts at 3rd down conversations

VA Cane

LMBAO off at We have not Been Above Average Since So i guess the 2016(Final Ranking #20 out of 130 Teams) and 2017(Final Ranking #13 out of 130 Teams) Seasons didnt happen or you were living under a Rock Aero(And I know you were not because you were posting on here.

T Sully, love optimism, but neither one of those teams were Top 20 teams over rated by people who do not know football....they beat lousy teams for the most part in 2016 FSU was 23rd..beat them..beat over rated WVU in bowl....We beat ND in 17, best game we have played in a long time...and VT #13.......Clemson played half effort and beat us 38-3 and Whisky beat us again. Those rankings and seasons were smoke and mirrors....and a lot of luck....I like luck...like at BC in 2001 KD11 4 picks worse game ever for him the Ed Reed play...but those 16 and 17 teams were not what I call good....lucky played nobody... #s look above average only really good team we beat was ND......Clemson laughed at us ...they did not try...Clelin Ferrell my player said they felt sorry for UM....they took it ez cause we were very average...per their players and coaches.....I hate to be negative, but I have only been impressed vs ND since Fiesta Fiasco....and we played bad in Fiesta 03 and got ripped off. Wins against OK, TAMU etc were not really beating their strong teams....like solar said we are 7 - 5 8-4 lose bowl game most of the time....win 9 once and a while... its bad football....I have to win regularly when I coach and who I root for....My coached teams win... Raiders and Hurricanes the only teams in any sport I like have both been non performers...and play very similar brands of bad stupid undisciplined sloppy non fundamental football....and the coaching...well there is no coaching....sucks!

JMO

86Cane

Otherwise...that would mean something unthinkable!

Posted by: TonyCane | September 28, 2019 at 02:42 PM

YUP. If I were thinking that's what I would have thought, but I'm not, so it ain't. I think?

orange 'n green in the vein

Posted by: KYcane | September 28, 2019 at 03:22 PM

Third from the bottom on third down conversions, don't worry though the GD slurp squad will be here to defend the over-promoted-peter-principle-coordinator and Fake Lames both shortly! It's an off week after all . . .

VA Cane

61 today6 people.....still appraising and still coaching...kind of glad we had today off....they have lost on my birthday too many times

UVA-ND may be interesting....not sure....Reed Kellam #45 Hayden Mitchell #83 are my guys...very good kids.ND may beat them but I think they may play pretty good.
VT looked bad last night very bad....we should beat them....UVA Duke may be tough ones FSU is a rival so that will be challenging...I think we are right about what the great solar says....I am 61 and I do not see a NC in my lifetime....and my recent relatives parents 7 great aunts grandparents all have made 88 or older....long time to be middle of the road....

BigWindyCane

Sam Howell is showing Clemson that if you crowd the box and blitz me, I am going to burn you deep. Take notes Jarren! Deep throws can keep safeties guessing and the entire defense honest

solarcane

Happy Birthday VA

Just came in and see UNC acting out on Clemson. The Tigers don't like being showed up lets see how this unfolds.

solarcane

#TheNewCarolina

KYcane

VA
Happy birthday young man

BigWindyCane

#TheNewCarolina tied with UNC at halftime 14-14.

UNC was 1-7 last season in the ACC?

Coaching matters

VA Cane

UVA looking good against ND at their place....I hate the Catholics, I hate Touchdown Jesus....what an immoral thing.....they are good...but hate them!!!!
\ND consistently gets calls....NCAA loves em!

BigWindyCane

Virginia winning at halftime at Notre Dame, 17-14.

Winning the ACC Coastal is looking like a very tough task

solarcane

Clemson realizing how clutch Hunter Renfro was right now.

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