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October 22, 2019

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AeroCane

Love the article!
So true!
Wish the admin would read it AND actually care!

PS I said this 2 yrs ago but I’ll say it again:
The admin should care: when my daughter was applying to law schools, the dean at um law called Shelly and told her their apps had over doubled vs the norm after we beat notre Dame! If that doesn’t say ‘football matters’, what does

nemo2002

Good morning!
Who's leaving today?

VfB_Cane

Elvis has just left the building.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCM9rVLSNeo

raizecane

"We're 4 plays away from being 7-0."


Posted by: hUh ? | October 21, 2019 at 07:10 AM

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Yea, And I am 7 inches away from being able to date Kate Upton

raizecane

https://youtu.be/j-pKxp-_7Zg

Best comment to the above video -

"un-horseman like conduct"

Go Canes!!

We are actually a FG kicker away from being 7-0. But at the same time we are also a few plays from being 1-6.

We've had a 4th quarter lead in all seven games this season yet we are somehow 3-4.

I want to put it all on Manny, but there have been some really basic plays botched by players that literally cost us games that you can't really blame on coaching.

Very strange, very frustrating season.


Old Skool

two thumbs up on the article

orange 'n green in the vein

Once the over-promoted peter principle ticket distributor and his buddy the over-promoted peter principle coordinator are fired and left in shame on an airport tarmac, regional or otherwise, the healing can begin.

The most potential filled jobs are places that used to be players on the national championship scene that had things go wrong, because you can come in, get what used to be back in order and renew the potential to new levels of success. But not with this combination moronic bots, the useless Fake Lames and his shitty talking points like GD still puts out weekly. Amazing how GD just can't ever figure it out but wants credit for after the fact disavowals, so stunning and brave that GD is and always the last to know.

Enjoying the Ride

Anyone heading to Pittsburgh?

AeroCane

Raize - LOL

86Cane

We've had a 4th quarter lead in all seven games this season yet we are somehow 3-4.

Very strange, very frustrating season.

Posted by: Go Canes!! | October 22, 2019 at 08:39 AM

Fact is stranger than fiction. And yes, it has been a strange and frustrating season.

AeroCane

Serious question:
If we lose the next 2 (pitt and FSU) by a combined score of 80- 17 (yes I think we make 1 field goal) does manny get canned?

Terrance M Sullivan

Great Article! Loved It!

solarcane

Aero,skool,
Thanks for the props on the article appreciate it.

solarcane

Yea, And I am 7 inches away from being able to date Kate Upton

Posted by: raizecane | October 22, 2019 at 08:20

Lol
Is that what Kate said?

solarcane

Aero reading Blake James comments I think Manny is a made man. He is untouchable for three years at least.
Jno

nemo2002


Serious question:
If we lose the next 2 (pitt and FSU) by a combined score of 80- 17 (yes I think we make 1 field goal) does manny get canned?

Posted by: AeroCane | October 22, 2019 at 11:46 AM

Probably not. After all, according to the lexicon of losercoachspeak, we just started "re-building" the program. And "it takes time" to "change the culture".

If, however, we also lose to FIU _______________ [you can fill in the blank].

nemo2002

Report says FSU has started a new coach search. This big name [Urban Meyer] is high on the list.

The Florida State Seminoles are coming off a 22-20 loss to Wake Forest, which dropped FSU to 3-4 this season and 8-11 under head coach Willie Taggart.

While Taggart told reporters Monday that the team was one play away from winning three of the four games they’ve lost this year, the results so far haven’t helped him off the coaching hot seat.

According to Football Scoop, FSU has started talking with donors about looking for a new coach, instead of giving Taggart, in his second season, another year at his dream job.

The outlet reported FSU is aiming for Urban Meyer to replace Taggart.

https://www.miamiherald.com/sports/article236517083.html

Perhaps, this is a harbinger of things to come at UM. Given our "cracker-jack" AD, don't be surpised if UM fires ex-Temple head coach Manny Diaz and hires ex-FSU head coach, Willie Taggart. Or maybe we'll just keep Manny on the job to go "toe-to-toe" with a "big name" head coach at FSU such as Urban Meyer (or whomever).

nemo2002

The new "305" Turnover Chain may the source of all the trouble this year at The New Miami. It's bad mojo! CMD needs to revert back to the "original" chain. IT WAS A WINNER. This is MIAMI. "We don't need no loser bling."

86Cane

Aero don't go there.

It would be just as easy to say if the Canes beat Pitt and FSU by a combined score of 80-17 will all be forgiven? It works both ways, don't look for bad that doesn't already exist. Wait for it, it will probably find you anyway without you wishing it forward.

solarcane

sully,
Thanks!

86Cane

While Taggart told reporters Monday that the team was one play away from winning three of the four games they’ve lost this year, the results so far haven’t helped him off the coaching hot seat.

Posted by: nemo2002 | October 22, 2019 at 12:46 PM

Where have we heard that before?

solarcane

I don't think Meyer's health is strong enough for a complete overhaul of a broken program.
When you see him speak on TV he looks anemic.

nemo2002

While Taggart told reporters Monday that the team was one play away from winning three of the four games they’ve lost this year, the results so far haven’t helped him off the coaching hot seat.

Posted by: nemo2002 | October 22, 2019 at 12:46 PM

Where have we heard that before?

Posted by: 86Cane | October 22, 2019 at 12:58 PM

Losercoachspeak!

solarcane

More realistic FSU hire

Sept 2019
Steve Spurrier realizes that Mike Leach is an elite coaching prospect, and he would like it if he stayed away from Spurrier’s former school’s rival.

“Somebody’s going to hire Mike Leach soon. Let’s just hope it isn’t FSU.”

solarcane

Perry taking snaps today
Tate taking snaps
Williams taking snaps
Pink not at practice
Dallas not at practice
Thomas at practice
Bandy at practice

solarcane

Also with the first-team defense on Saturday was sophomore cornerback Al Blades Jr. DJ Ivey, who gave up two touchdowns on Saturday, one on a fake punt, was with the second team. Junior safety Amari Carter also was with the second team as Gurvan Hall and Robert Knowles lined up with the first team.

nemo2002

I don't think Meyer's health is strong enough for a complete overhaul of a broken program.
When you see him speak on TV he looks anemic.

Posted by: solarcane | October 22, 2019 at 01:02 PM

I agree. What you're saying is true. For a number of reasons the probability is small that FSU will hire Urban Meyer.
But the probability is even smaller that FSU will hire someone with NO head coaching experience to replace Willie Taggart.
And the probability is ZERO that FSU would ever consider paying a school like TEMPLE $4 million (yikes!) to enable that school's new head coach to break his contract to take the "dream job" in Tallahassee.

BigWindyCane1

The new "305" Turnover Chain may the source of all the trouble this year at The New Miami. It's bad mojo! CMD needs to revert back to the "original" chain. IT WAS A WINNER. This is MIAMI. "We don't need no loser bling."

Posted by: nemo2002 | October 22, 2019 at 12:54 PM

I agree! I always liked the original turnover chain, and was never a fan of the others. I am also not a fan of the TD rings, but that is another story.

DallasTX Cane

Imagine an alternative reality where we hired Mike Leach and kept Manny as DC...

CGNC


Imagine an alternative reality where we hired Mike Leach and kept Manny as DC...

Posted by: DallasTX Cane | October 22, 2019 at 02:22 PM


and then you woke up? LOL

CGNC

Nice job Solar on the article!

In college football though things can turn around rather quickly with the right ingredients. Al Golden was stubborn and would not change his defense, team went down the tank and he was fired. Mark Right would not change his offense, give up play calling or fire his son and off he went. In the middle of that was the Nevin Shapiro scandal, a couple of ill-timed contract extensions (thanks Blake James).

Two stubborn men and a scam artist. Had we made the right hires, things might have been different - but we still would have had to deal with Nevin-gate.

The BOT need to figure out how to get a competent AD that knows football and can hire the right person that will in turn, hire the right people. And for the love of Pete, pay attention to special teams and the O-line.

I will remain optimistic and cheer for the Canes, but am not renewing season tix next year. Keep giving them your money and they will continue to spend it unwisely.

solarcane

Mike Leach and JJ are friends, Johnson might give The Pirate a heads up and tell him the Miami job is an open sore and the fan base thinks the average players are elite.

Leach would come as much to dick with the fans as he would to hang 40 points a game on every Coastal division team.

I think Manny hangs around for three years and upsets the fans constantly and a ranked team once in awhile.

CGNC

Aero - good info on the interest in the school after we beat Notre Dame. I did not know that.

Meanwhile in Pennsylvania.....Temple is 5-2

CGNC

BTW - Urban Meyer's name is being talked about for the Dallas Cowboys LOL

Terrance M Sullivan

LOL I have turned my Attention To Canes Basketball!

CGNC

last thing - loved the pics but the first one especially because it has some formers - Canesteeler and Canez1 as well as Solar. The other guy I don't recall?

Herbieibis

Trouble is neither Leach or Manny are A-1 recruiters and Leach's teams can't play DEE but at least we would have the Spread but Oh wait, shyt I forgot, we can't recruit Oh linemen!

KYcane

Yea, And I am 7 inches away from being able to date Kate Upton

Posted by: raizecane | October 22, 2019 at 08:20 AM

Sup stubby

Beefymagillacutty

The wad would be blown before she saw 7.

solarcane

LOL I have turned my Attention To Canes Basketball!

Posted by: Terrance M Sullivan | October 22,

A true glutton for punishment lol

Herbiibis

How do u take most 4 and 5 star players and turn them into 3's, go to DA U!
How do u become better pro players than college players coming from DA U, pay them Money.

solarcane

Herb,
how about Mario C. from Oregon as HC here? Lot of fans of Mario on the blog. He has the Ducks playing great and he can recruit anywhere. I think Oregon had a a top 10 class didn't they?

Herbieibis

Yes.
We start out it seems every year at one or two and then we just keep falling but of course we have to lead the nation In 4 star decomittments in the last 3 years.
David comes in at over 9 mill. in coaching salary.

raizecane

The wad would be blown before she saw 7.

Posted by: Beefymagillacutty | October 22, 2019 at 04:13 PM

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This is so true.....

raizecane

I now officially have the best avatar......as it speaks volumes

Harry Miller

At 77 years old I have seen it all. Way back in the 50's we were just hoping to be ranked in the top 25 once in a while. Then we were hoping for a top 10 once in awhile. Then along came Howard Schenneberger and promised a National Championship within 5 years.In 1983 he kept that promise, as underdogs we beat Nebraska to win our first National Championship. Then we moved on to Jimmy Johnson and the swagger years started. In all We won 5 National Championships becoming one of the most decorated football teams in NCAA history along with the best college football team ever in 2001.

Know we are back where we were 40 years ago.
Hoping to be in the top 25 rankings.

I don't think I have another 40 years years left in me to possibly see another Championship or even a top 5 ranking. Hell, I should be happy
I got to see it once. From the bottom to the top back to the bottom.

Hey who knows, I have another 10 years in me, God willing.


solarcane

Cristobal 4.5 mil per year Oregon

solarcane

Pat Bethel on why Manny is the best coach.

(think about General Custer's men sitting around the campfire talking about their leader right before their big game at the Little Big Horn)

“He just is,” he said. “He’s a guy you’ve got to be around. He brings the same energy every day. He knows how to run the system. He knows how to coach. He knows exactly what he’s doing, so we trust him fully, and we’re all in for him.”
Smh

86Cane

And for the love of Pete, pay attention to special teams and the O-line.

Posted by: CGNC | October 22, 2019 at 03:14 PM

I know Pete, he is a good friend of mine, and yes he does love him some OL and Special Teams. I'll give him a call and see if he is available.

86Cane

last thing - loved the pics but the first one especially because it has some formers - Canesteeler and Canez1 as well as Solar. The other guy I don't recall?

Posted by: CGNC | October 22, 2019 at 03:24 PM

You know how DEEP I had to go to find that picture? Man, you just don't know. But it explains why I don't sleep at night and my wife yells at me a lot for not going to bed at a good time. At least I think she is still my wife. I better get home and check?

86Cane

Cristobal 4.5 mil per year Oregon

Posted by: solarcane | October 22, 2019 at 05:33 PM

Any day of the week and twice on Saturday.

solarcane

Here is an interesting stat that may surprise you


However, the list of FBS Power 5 programs with the longest active streaks of being above .500 coming into the 2019 certainly lacks some of the game's most recognizable brand names.

1. Oklahoma Sooners
- 20 Seasons

2. LSU Tigers
- 19 Seasons

3. Wisconsin Badgers
- 17 Seasons

4. Penn State Nittany Lions
- 14 Seasons

5. Oklahoma State Cowboys
- 13 Seasons

SOUP

God bless Coach Mark Richt. He is a righteous man.
He has been forgiven.

Posted by: Harry Miller | October 22, 2019 at 12:14 AM

AMEN

BigWindyCane1

https://www.stateoftheu.com/2019/10/22/20927920/miami-hurricanes-football-super-bowl-champion-gives-candid-assessment-of-canes-offensive-line

Good stuff from McKinney and Romberg on the status of the OL

solarcane

Romberg and McKinney


“That’s why you see some people leave there [UM] and they go to the NFL and they end up having a better career because they’re coached better.”

The biggest There it is Right There in the history if Canespace.

solarcane

Good stuff Windy thanks

58 Straight

The biggest There it is Right There in the history if Canespace.

Posted by: solarcane | October 22, 2019 at 11:03 PM

That's why U get paid the BIG bucks here.

solarcane

I hear ya soup.

One from my animation site

Manny talks to Mike Leach and Al Golden about the state of affairs

https://youtu.be/KdlTfkMaLoI

Go Canes!!

Posted by: solarcane | October 22, 2019 at 11:03 PM

Apologies to all involved, but this statement over the last decade has become an urban legend thats complete and total bullshit.

Can anyone here come up with two examples of this since, let's say, the day Golden took over here?

The problem here hasn't been player development, it's been how to use them properly on Saturdays.

solarcane

Go respectfully,
this is the stuff that brings out the flame throwers on you.

You don't think Romberg and McKinney have a better understanding of this than you do?

Lots of Canes are in the NFL because of their talent not because of coaching. Duke, Miller,Hester,Shields come right to mind.

Sean Taylor, Dan Morgan Ray Lewis,Ed Reed didn't make the NFL because of their Miami Hurricane coaching. They got there on talent. I think they probably got some pretty good coaching in the NFL compared to what they got at Miami.

solarcane

I would say with the exception of Coach Feeley, and maybe tight end, we have a below average college level coaching staff at every position.
Jmo

solarcane


Mike Leach on the stupidity of covering your mouth when you call plays. Classic Leach

https://footballscoop.com/news/mike-leach-idea-invention-aimed-coaches/

Go Canes!!

Posted by: solarcane | October 23, 2019 at 09:05 AM

The point is over the last decade there have been very few if any guys on our teams who have been mediocre or underachieved then went to the NFL and "blossomed" into great players.

The problems here for the last decade have been schematic on Saturdays, not great individual players excelling.

86Cane

1. Apologies to all involved, but this statement over the last decade has become an urban legend thats complete and total bullshit.

2. Can anyone here come up with two examples of this since, let's say, the day Golden took over here?

Posted by: Go Canes!! | October 23, 2019 at 08:28 AM

1. You should ask Romberg and McKinney. They probably know a little something about football and coaching and talent.

2. Sam Shields, Allen Hurns and Devin Hester are a few that come to mind. There are many others but I don't have time to entertain you.

If you remember when Shields got to the Packers as a DB there was a coach or aan experienced player who was quoted as saying: "He had ni idea how to study film. He didn't even know what he was looking at."

I will find it and be right back.

86Cane

The problems here for the last decade have been schematic on Saturdays, not great individual players excelling.

Posted by: Go Canes!! | October 23, 2019 at 09:32 AM

Why does it HAVE TO BE one or the other? Why can't it ever be BOTH or ALL of the above?

Herbieibis

Hey, we just get them ready for the pros because they at better there than they due at DA U. Could it be the that the money is better or coaching or both?

solarcane

Go,
I have to agree our game day coaching is as poor as it gets.
We constantly look confused.
Manny has that I can't believe this is happening look,the players look confused on defense before the snap.

I also think our players have a very unrealistic idea of their superior athleticism compared to our opponents.
Real three star players have their best game against us week after week.

You can put the blame for our record on a bunch of problems that should have been solved before the season started, way back when we didn't recruit well.

Schnelly

Bring Back Butch!

Go Canes!!

2. Sam Shields, Allen Hurns and Devin Hester are a few that come to mind. There are many others but I don't have time to entertain you.

Posted by: 86Cane | October 23, 2019 at 09:37 AM

Shields only played DB one year. And I believe he was about 10 years ago, Hester was for sure.

And Allen Hurns was a draft screw up, not a Canes screw up. It's not like he had 35 catches and went on o be a Pro Bowler. He had a monster senior season:


Led all Miami receivers in receptions (62) and receiving yards (1,162) ... Second on team with six TD receptions ... Set single-season school record with 1,162 receiving yards, breaking mark previously held by Leonard Hankerson ... Concluded career ranked seventh in school history with 121 receptions and 1,891 yards ... 62 receptions are third-most in single-season at UM ... Tabbed second-team All-ACC by ACSMA, league's head coaches and Athlon Sports ... Posted six 100-yard receiving games ... Totaled game-high five receptions for 34 yards against FAU ... Caught four passes for 60 yards in win over No. 9 Florida ... Caught three passes for 100 yards in win against Savannah State, including then-career-long 80-yard TD in the first quarter ... Caught five passes for 81 yards in win at USF ... Recorded four receptions for 108 yards and TD in home win over Georgia Tech ... Collected six receptions for 98 yards in road win at UNC ... Tallied two receptions for 25 yards in win against Wake Forest ... Caught five passes for 84 yards and tied career-high with two TDs in first loss of season at No. 3 Florida State ... Totaled four receptions for then-career-high 142 yards against Virginia Tech … Had 84-yard TD reception vs. Hokies which broke previous career-long of 80 yards against Savannah State ... Snagged eight catches for 107 yards in road loss at Duke ... Shattered career bests for receptions (9) and yards (173) in Miami's 41-31 win at Pitt ... Became fourth Hurricane with 1,000-yard receiving season, joining Eddie Brown (1984), Andre Johnson (2002) and Leonard Hankerson (2010) ... Named Jack Harding Team MVP at end-of-season team awards show ... Caught two passes for 24 yards vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl ... Earned letter.

solarcane

Here are all the Canes in the NFL some were stars on the Canes some we seldom heard of


http://www.espn.com/nfl/college/_/letter/m

solarcane


This kid is 12 years old watch his tackling technique.
Kid is a little Rohan

https://youtu.be/TKPrZAmUXjw

TheWordFromTheHerb

Due to the atrocities that have taken place this season, I see NO reason for Pitt not to take advantage us. We play like shyt on the road (for that matter at home too) and I'm sure will pull out a couple of our new ways to lose games bag of tricks. This has become comical it's so bad. I actually see the Dee tackling better but the same old things pop up, third down stops and getting lit up in the secondary. Pitt 27-17. Whom ever Qb's better take out a Lloyd's of London's policy before the game.

solarcane

Herb,
I got the Sackometer at 8 regardless of who qbs for us.

raizecane

Pitt will have 7-8 sacks this weekend.....

Schnelly

In all seriousness, bring in Rob Chudzinski as Head Coach.

Schnelly

Or since our team is a dumpster fire, bring in the best dumpster fire head coach....Land Kiffen.

86Cane

Pitt 27-17. Whom ever Qb's better take out a Lloyd's of London's policy before the game.

Posted by: TheWordFromTheHerb | October 23, 2019 at 10:36 AM

Not so fast my friend.

Miami rebounds against Pitt and puts the beat down on them.

UM 34 - Pitt 13

86Cane

Chud, Cristobal, Kiffin?

Just let us SCORE more points than the other team!

CGNC


I would say with the exception of Coach Feeley, and maybe tight end, we have a below average college level coaching staff at every position.
Jmo

Posted by: solarcane | October 23, 2019 at 09:12 AM

Agreed. Need to enter the transfer portal LOL

raizecane

UM 34 - Pitt 13

Posted by: 86Cane | October 23, 2019 at 01:56 PM

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This prediction is now just plain embarrassing...LOL

86Cane

This prediction is now just plain embarrassing...LOL

Posted by: raizecane | October 23, 2019 at 02:06 PM

Yes but it is MY prediction and I am completely willing to accept the consequences of my actions.

One day it might even be true and I will look like a friggin GENIUS! Always remember...

"Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while."

raizecane

"Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while."

Posted by: 86Cane | October 23, 2019 at 02:25 PM

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Look at my avatar and you will understand why we wont score 34 :-)

Terrance M Sullivan

The Only thing That has improved is our Strength and Conditioning Coach. Hartley is a Better TE Coach Than The Guy We Got Now. The Only Thing Manny should have done was Bring In Feeley for S&C and reassign Jon Richt To Fundraising and Non Coaching Job! Could have brought in Enos for Coach QB's and Run Offense. Brown could have just been RB Coach like he is at South Carolina. Dugans could of just kept on coaching WR's, and OL Coach could have stayed the same , As With TE Coach, and Honestly Hartley could have kept coaching Special Teams because it's better than the bleep show we got now. Just Freaking Putrid!

Joe

86Cane might be right. 34 is 5 touchdowns with a missed extra point or 4 touchdowns and 2 field goals made and maybe a few misses.

BigWindyCane1

Manny talks to Mike Leach and Al Golden about the state of affairs

https://youtu.be/KdlTfkMaLoI

Posted by: solarcane | October 22, 2019 at 11:25 PM

LOL!

solarcane

Miami rebounds against Pitt and puts the beat down on them.

UM 34 - Pitt 13

Posted by: 86Cane | October 23, 2019 at 01:56 PM
soup the only way we rebound on Pitt is during basketball season

Schnelly

Would Jay Gruden be that odd of a HC choice?

86Cane

Look at my avatar and you will understand why we wont score 34 :-)

Posted by: raizecane | October 23, 2019 at 02:27 PM

Joe had it right: 5 TDs and a missed PAT = 34

86Cane

Solar...love the video short. Well played!

solarcane

Thanks soup

Herbieibis

Manny waiting to name starter at QB. That's just great, one has a sore throwing shoulder the other has a dislocated non throwing shoulder. I'd hate to be Nelson the first time he delays getting out of his stance and looks around, seeing whomever is QB getting body slammed. Might lose both before the games over with.

solarcane

Our o line vs Wisconsin 2017

https://youtu.be/qKaspSuZ9mI

solarcane

Bryant McKinney Miami Hilites

https://youtu.be/yzITqeGU6Zg

TonyCane

Pittsburgh 37. Miami 7.

This unfortunately seems to be the game that the string of close losses ends..where demoralization has a chance to really take hold.

TonyCane

I remember reading here in 2010 that an NFL scour said that the Miami’s Hurricanes under Shannon were the worst coached team in CFB.

Thinking of players who blossomed in the NFL:

Anthony Chickillo (Golden)
Sentreal Henderson (Shannon)
Chris Herndon (Golden/Richt)
Ray Ray Armstrong (Shannon)

86Cane

Pittsburgh 37. Miami 7.

This unfortunately seems to be the game that the string of close losses ends..where demoralization has a chance to really take hold.

Posted by: TonyCane | October 23, 2019 at 09:17 PM

I will bet you $20 that Pitt will score less than 20 and Miami will score more than 30.

This fortunately seems to be the game that the string of close losses ends...and where the turnaround begins and really takes hold.

solarcane

.and where the turnaround begins and really takes hold.

Posted by: 86Cane | October 23, 2019 at 10:46 PM

that cough syrup again?

BigWindyCane1

🤣🤣🤣
I hope you are right Soup! I don’t want another crummy weekend. Even with a win, I am still skeptical.

86Cane

OK, I am completely out of cough syrup and scotch.

Help a brother out?

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