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solarcane

Miami football assistant coach Stephen Field elite among 2021 recruiters

by Alan Rubenstein2 hours ago Follow @UARuby

Stephen Field, the tight ends coach for the Miami football team has placed himself among the best recruiters in the country for the 2021 cycle. According to 247Sports, Field is the sixth-best recruiter for the current class.
Tight ends coach Stephen Field is in elite company among the top-ranked recruiters in the country for 2021. In his second season on the Miami football staff, Field ranks sixth nationally among recruiters and second in the ACC. Only North Carolina co-defensive coordinator Jay Bateman is ahead of Field in the conference.

Five of the 10 commits in the 2021 Miami recruiting class are attributed to Field by 247Sports.Com. Four-star guard Laurence Seymore and three-star linebackers Chamon Metayer and Ja’Cory Hammett, tight end Khalil Brantley and cornerback Tim Burns are a credit to the hard work Field has done recruiting.

Prior to being hired to join the Miami football staff in 2019, Field was the Director of High School Relations and NFL Liaison at Louisville according to his HurricaneSports bio. Field helped the Cardinals sign 19 players in 2017 during the early signing period. In 2018, Louisville signed a school-record 11 four-star recruits.

Field has a good grasp for South Florida recruiting. He has been the head coach and offensive coordinator at Miami Northwestern, a defensive assistant at Miami in 2007-08 under Randy Shannon, the run game coordinator at Glades Central leading them a Class 3A state championship and time at Miami Central and Deerfield Beach.

Field is proving he is an invaluable recruiter for Miami. He also has an outstanding group of tight ends to coach led by juniors Brevin Jordan and Will Mallory. The late addition of speedy three-star WR Keyshawn Smith to the 2020 signing class also is credited to Field. Miami Director of Recruiting David Cooney spoke to The Athletic.

“That was all (tight ends coach Stephen) Field…Once we identified him and watched his film, Coach Diaz gave the green light, (offensive coordinator Rhett) Lashlee gave the green light and Field took the ball and ran with it.

On top of that, (tight ends coach Stephen) Field is amazing when it comes to recruiting and building relationships with those kids. He goes all out for them and makes them know they have a coach that genuinely wants to see them succeed and grow and produce.

Miami co-defensive coordinator Ephraim Banda finished 15th among recruiters in the 2020 cycle. Diaz did an excellent job hiring Cooney and revamping the Miami recruiting department. Cooney told Manny Navarro of The Athletic that Field and Banda deserve credit for four-star safety Avantae Williams signing with Miami.


Florida was the near-unanimous projection to sign Williams before the National Signing Day in February. It was the relationships that Williams build with the Miami staff that eventually led to his decision to sign with the Hurricanes. Field is situated to be a big part of the Miami coaching staff for the foreseeable future.


Having someone with the experience Field who has overseen a major part of the recruiting process at Louisville, being connected to multiple high schools in South Florida and his ability to build relationships with the recruiting is going to be a priceless asset on the Hurricanes staff as long as Diaz is the head coach.

solarcane

In our prayers Harry

58 Straight

Prayers for Oden.
👏🏼
Posted by: roachcane77 | March 23, 2020 at 09:41 PM

#PrayersForOden

58 Straight

Soupster Great Point I will amend my vote to North Carolina Game on October 24. So Weekend of October 23-25. Go Canes!

Posted by: Terrance M Sullivan | March 23, 2020 at 08:18 PM

Let's do this!

roachcane77

Prayers for Oden.
👏🏼

Terrance M Sullivan

Prayers To your Great Grandson Harry!

Harry Miller

Prey for my first great Grandson 'Oden' borne on the 29 week of my granddaughter's pregnancy because of complications.
He is in Newborn Intensive Care Unit and only a week old and fighting for his life. No one
can see him except Jessica (Mother) who got to hold him for the first time yesterday.
This is Jessica's third try, lost two other children very early in pregnancy's.
May all my cane family prey for Oden.

Terrance M Sullivan

Soupster Great Point I will amend my vote to North Carolina Game on October 24. So Weekend of October 23-25. Go Canes!

58 Straight

I am for the UNC game in October. Less crowd, easier tickets, more hotels at a lower price and payback against Dem Dar Heels will be on our minds.

Terrance M Sullivan

I Nominate The Florida State Game on Saturday November 7th. I am Suggesting That We Get Together The Friday Night November 6th at Beach Place on Fort Lauderdale Beach but that's just a Recommendation! We Can Take A Group Photo at Las Olas Beach If Everyone Is Cool With That and we can have Dinner. Make It A Relative Early Night because the Gameday will most likely be a Long Day! A Fallback Option is Against North Carolina on Saturday October 24th, and we could meet up at Beach Place The Night Before and Take Group Picture at Las Olas Beach on Friday October 23rd. Whatever The Group Decides Majority Rules and let us know! Go Canes!

86Cane

Harry...pray for us all, we will pray for you.

86Cane

I agree Lets make it happen.

Posted by: Harry Miller | March 23, 2020 at 04:43 PM

If Terrance says it will happen, trust me, it WILL happen!

Terrance M Sullivan

Harry We Will Definitely Make This Happen Lord Willing! Go Canes!

Harry Miller

I would also like to come and meet as many of you that I have not met.

I agree Lets make it happen.

Harry Miller

God is still on the throne.
God is still on the Throne

God is still on the throne. And those of us who knows Him put our trust In Him and Him alone. I don't put my trust in Washington. I don't my trust in The United Nations...I don't put my trust in myself. I don't put trust in my money. I put my trust in the Lord Jesus Christ, When all the rest of it fails crumbles and shatters He will be their. Billy Graham 1973

Terrance M Sullivan

Thank U Solar!

solarcane

One for sully

David Thompson 9 RBI massacres GT

https://youtu.be/jg3ZuP3gQOQ

Terrance M Sullivan

When this is over I am coming to FL for a game to meet as many people as I can!!!!!

Posted by: VA Cane | March 22, 2020 at 10:51 PM

OK, here we go!

Posted by: 86Cane | March 22, 2020 at 11:16 PM
Boom! We Will Get It Planned Out And Make It Happen!

alpine

there are MANY more important things to worry about than sports, particularly at this moment in time

. . . but i'm aware about the possibility of the next football season not happening until much later/not at all
. . . and that would certainly not be helpful for what's shaping up to be an all-time shyt year

86Cane

When this is over I am coming to FL for a game to meet as many people as I can!!!!!

Posted by: VA Cane | March 22, 2020 at 10:51 PM

OK, here we go!

VA Cane

Thanks RoachCoach.....I really love this place...very nice to hear all the great words about 86!

When this is over I am coming to FL for a game to meet as many people as I can!!!!!

Keep the faith Family!!!!!

roachcane77

"To be truly sanctified in His love, one must let go of what is gone, rejoice and be grateful for what one has, and look forward to what He has not yet revealed"
Posted by: VA Cane | March 22, 2020 at 08:23 PM

❤️this.

VA Cane

Great Post TC!!

I have faith that we will all come through this in every aspect...patience and faith are great things!!!

TonyCane

Agreed, VA.

I hope all of my friends here are doing okay. In these times - and outside of these times I think it's best that we keep in mind a verse that my pastor asked me to memorize years ago:

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." - Phillipians 4:6-7

VA Cane

Glad to hear all appear to be well. Great article 86....I was probably nearby in 72...thats when my aunt and uncle lived in FL....me and my uncle saw the Canes in a empty place...funny how that changed as we got better!!!!

Been bz appraising but that will slow down for a while...then hope will boom again with low rates.Been caring for my Mother in law a
lot..dementia bad...she responds to me really well...and eats what i cook like crazy! I am glad to be there for her! It is stressful on my wife...so I am glad to help!

I settled my moms estate and it came out of probate....I was very fortunate to have my mom and Dad...they always put the 3 children first...they were professionals and did well...they enjoyed there retirement...but always wanted to make their kids secure. I am in good shape...lot of people calling me from the past...asking for loans and stuff...but thats not me. I can help my family easily and will if they need it...but I am not a bank to false friends from the past.

My young guys and college guys are a little upset...spring practice aint happening...but i talk with them regularly...have workouts and studies for all of them...but remind them school is always first....and being safe and smart through this time!

you guys know I love quotes by great people...I mowed Thursday...and was sitting sipping a cold one admiring my yard work...and thinking of my folks and how much I love and admire them them...they are always in my heart...and a thought struck me....so I wrote it down...not that i am great...but it sounded good to me....so for each of you I pray for guidance and safety...and we can all get through this as The Space!!! Here goes....

"To be truly sanctified in His love, one must let go of what is gone, rejoice and be grateful for what one has, and look forward to what He has not yet revealed"

Hope that is food for thought...god bless you all...this place is the best!

VAC

solarcane

Pro Football Network on how valuable Brevin Jordan will be in the NFL

Miami tight end and 2021 NFL Draft hopeful Brevin Jordan is a game-changer and could be a top-ten player overall.

By Scott Gorman -March 19, 20200


The 2020 NFL Draft is chock full of question marks at the tight end position, with a severe lack of true difference-makers for the next level. However, the 2021 NFL Draft looks to have one of the best collections of tight end prospects in recent years. The headliner of this talented group is University of Miami tight end, Brevin Jordan.


Below, I will take a look at Jordan’s rise to the top of this draft class and the journey he has traveled to get there. Along with Penn State’s Pat Freiermuth, he has a chance to revolutionize the position in the NFL. I will break down his most significant strengths and focus on the teams that could be the best fit for him in the NFL. He is a truly unique and explosive prospect who can be an impactful player in the NFL following the 2021 NFL Draft.

The making of Miami’s tight end Brevin Jordan
Jordan was an electric high school player and four-star prospect from Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, Nevada. As the top tight end prospect in the country, Jordan posted some gaudy numbers during his senior year. He finished his final prep season with 63 catches for 1,111 yards and 13 touchdowns. Those totals would have been significant for a wide receiver, but seem even more extraordinary for a high school tight end.

Upon committing to Miami before the 2018 season, Jordan was met with sky-high expectations after being named a starter for his true freshman campaign. Early on, it was clear that those expectations were warranted, as he racked up 32 catches and four receiving touchdowns in 11 starts for the Hurricanes. He was a second-team All-ACC selection in 2018 and one of the better young tight ends in all of college football.

Jordan was even better in 2019 as a sophomore, posting 35 catches for 495 yards on an eye-opening 14 yards per catch. He was a consistent big-play option for Miami’s young quarterback in an offense that already featured speedsters like 2020 NFL Draft hopeful Jeff Thomas and junior Mike Harley. Once again, it was apparent who the alpha-dog was in this Miami offense and that was Jordan.


For his sophomore year contributions, Jordan was selected to the All-ACC First Team and was also a Mackey Award finalist. That award eventually went to Florida Atlantic’s Harrison Bryant, leaving Jordan as the heavy favorite going into the 2020 season. The young tight end looked like an all but guarantee for the top award before a late-season injury. However, Jordan missed the final four games after injuring his foot in a win against Florida State. A healthy Jordan will be a massive boost for new transfer quarterback D’Eriq King and the Hurricanes offense in 2020.

The next great Canes tight end
Miami has been appropriately nicknamed “Tight End U” for the last couple of decades due to its long line of successful college tight ends that have turned into productive NFL players. That list includes players such as Kellen Winslow Jr., Kevin Everett, Greg Olsen, Jimmy Graham, David Njoku, Jeremy Shockey, and Bubba Franks. The team has also produced some other draft picks currently in the NFL, like Christopher Herndon and Clive Walford.

The Hurricanes have also produced the most draft picks at the position since 2000 with 12 total. That number should grow in 2021 following the potential declaration of Jordan. The seam-stretching, red-zone mismatch looks like a likely first-rounder and could very well be the top player selected at the position. He will team up with fellow junior Will Mallory to form one of the better tight end duos in the nation in 2020.

Changing the game from the TE position
Jordan has the unique ability and opportunity to change the outlook of NFL offenses and the way they approach their game plans on a week-to-week basis. He is a perfect fit for the new NFL and the way that teams want to use their tight ends and receivers. In this new era of fast-paced Spread, West Coast, and Air Raid offensive schemes, Jordan will be a scorching commodity come draft time. Teams that could be particularly interested in Jordan are the New Orland Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and the Arizona Cardinals.


These teams seem like the best fits schematically due to their constant up-tempo nature and emphasis on speed. I expect Jordan to run very well at the NFL Combine before the 2021 NFL Draft and showcase his tremendous all-around athleticism. He will be a matchup problem for most NFL defenses with his ability to beat the jam and be physical against corners and safeties, as well as use his speed to run past linebackers and edge players.

Another vital aspect to consider when evaluating Jordan and his potential at the next level is the different ways in which teams use tight ends nowadays. For instance, the Saints have used players like Jared Cook and Jimmy Graham out of the slot in recent years. These players are classified as tight ends but see usage mostly in a jumbo-receiver role out of the slot. Other teams are more inclined to use tight ends as H-backs or “move” tight ends and use them in different spots in their offensive formations to take advantage of mismatches on the defensive side.

With Jordan’s size, speed, and athletic ability, he would be a great fit in any of these roles. He has incredibly soft hands, excellent leaping ability, and has that alpha-type mentality. He believes that when the ball is in the air, it belongs to him and him only. When Miami needed a big play this past season, Jordan was the guy they counted on in numerous nail-biting situations. He is a guy that can be trusted in the clutch and is a natural-born leader on any football team.

Terrance M Sullivan

Soupster My New Number is (334)322-6836!

solarcane

Ted Hendricks was another super star Cane that played in a Super Bowl before the Canes were dominating anyone.

solarcane

This guy was ferocious on some bad Miami teams

Eddie Dunns son


Super Bowl 13: Jan. 21, 1979, Orange Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers (Gary Dunn, DT) 35, Dallas Cowboys 31.

86Cane

Soupster I can promise you that we will be seeing more Games This Year in Fact!

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | March 21, 2020 at 09:09 PM

Hey dude, I sent you a text message the other day. Did you change your phone number? I will try to catch you by email today.

solarcane

Windy we been putting Canes in the big game waaaaay before we were anybody

Super Bowl 2: Jan. 14, 1968, Orange Bowl: Green Bay Packers 33, Oakland Raiders (Pete Banaszak, HB; Dan Conners, LB; Bill Miller, DL; Jim Otto, C)


BigWindyCane1

THIS popped up on my Facebook feed a little while ago...

https://247sports.com/ContentGallery/College-Programs-With-the-Most-Super-Bowl-Players-Ranked-142641396/#142641396_1

🙌🏼

Posted by: roachcane77 | March 22, 2020 at 01:00 PM

I didn’t know that! That is a pretty amazing stat for a team that really didn’t start to win until the 1980s.

Go Canes!

roachcane77

THIS popped up on my Facebook feed a little while ago...

https://247sports.com/ContentGallery/College-Programs-With-the-Most-Super-Bowl-Players-Ranked-142641396/#142641396_1

🙌🏼

solarcane

Thanks skool,
I appreciate that,I really enjoy being here.

Old Skool

Remember we were talking exponentials, the following headline is from CNN:
"In a week cases worldwide have nearly doubled. And there are now twice as many deaths" Stay safe my friends

And if you need help ...
Howmuchtoiletpaper.com is a website that calculates just how long your stash of TP will last you during a quarantine.

Old Skool

What up skool? Glad you are Ok
Yea the paddles are used like ski poles exactly.

Guys here kayak down mountains on the snow and the paddles are more for jabbing than anything.

Posted by: solarcane | March 21, 2020 at 08:12 PM

Particularly, glad to see you're okay, too. Solar. The Space is much more lively and funny with you posting on a regular basis again.

Terrance Sullivan

RIH Duke! Ice Cold Beer Here! Mark Light Field want be the Same Again! Dude was a Legend all the way back to the Orange Bowl To Hard Rock Stadium To Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field and other places in Miami and South Florida Region and Beyond! Ice Cold Water, Ice Cold Beer, Hot Dogs, Peanuts, Sunflower Seeds, I know Ian missing some of this but Man this Guy was a Fabric of Live Sporting Events that we are Fans of!

Terrance Sullivan

Soupster I can promise you that we will be seeing more Games This Year in Fact!

solarcane

selfies^

solarcane

Yeah, Solar, has some pristine kayaks absolutely untainted by fish scales or slime.

Posted by: Old Skool | March 21, 2020 at 07:01 PM

Its all about the brand boys.
When I'm stylin and profilin out on Lake Lanier I can't have that putrid dead fish stank billowing from the hulll
or be bothered yanking a bunch of fish from the drink while people are trying to click selfish with my fleet.

I did snag a duck by accident with a sweet top water cast last year, so I have in fact caught something while dikking around out there Mr. Smarty Pants A/K/A "soup empty creel Popadak"

solarcane

Might as well have ski poles.
Posted by: Old Skool | March 21, 2020 at 06:56 PM

What up skool? Glad you are Ok
Yea the paddles are used like ski poles exactly.

Guys here kayak down mountains on the snow and the paddles are more for jabbing than anything.

nemo2020

OFF TOPIC - Kenny Rogers dies today at age 81.

Before he became a crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers was the lead signer of the First Edition. Today, as we suffer though the covid-19 pandemic, I am reminded of the signature lyric from the group's best selling "psychedelic rock" song. Somehow it seems quite apropos today.
"I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in." (Yeah, yeah, oh-yeah, what condition my condition was in).

Old Skool

UMike you are almost certain to outfish Solar in the "First Annual Canespace Fishing Tournament" because that dude could catch a fish if it jumped into his kayak. Ask Old Skool, I am telling U what buddy!

Posted by: 58 Straight | March 21, 2020 at 06:44 PM

Yeah, Solar, has some pristine kayaks absolutely untainted by fish scales or slime.

Old Skool

for soup and skools eyes.

ditch kayaking at breakneck speed

https://youtu.be/RtbutcpWG0A

Posted by: solarcane | March 21, 2020 at 12:03 AM

Wow what a rush that must be! Gotta wonder, though, what's the point of paddles when the ditch is only 3 feet wide. Might as well have ski poles.

58 Straight

So somebody promise me that 100% absolutely sure that I did not attend the LAST GAME EVER? I still wanna win my clean $100 from pb before it is all said and done.

Plus I REALLY want to go kayaking with UMike, SolarCane, Old Skool, Herb and anybody else who can manage to make it to a lake somewhere between GA, NC and TN when and IF this shyte all blows over!

Oh and BTW, UMike you are almost certain to outfish Solar in the "First Annual Canespace Fishing Tournament" because that dude could catch a fish if it jumped into his kayak. Ask Old Skool, I am telling U what buddy!

solarcane

Tear it up UMike, kayaks are greater than slice bread

solarcane

Good for you The Herb, you can not have too many kayaks

HerbieIbis

Work on a lake part time and nothing like kayaking. When I get to the beach, I'll be getting one.

UMike

Just bought my first kayake and getting the kiddos a couple. Can't wait to get on the water.

86Cane

ditch kayaking at breakneck speed

Posted by: solarcane | March 21, 2020 at 12:03 AM

Piece of cake.

Wet Your Pants Tour Part III, we ride at dawn!

solarcane

for soup and skools eyes.

ditch kayaking at breakneck speed

https://youtu.be/RtbutcpWG0A

solarcane

Posted by: UMike | March 20, 2020 at 06:09 PM

Feeling is mutual UMike

305Prophit

Let's start that Sister Sledge song up from 79.

86Cane

Over 10 years ago Tom let someone he never met fulfill a small dream and write a article about his beloved canes.

We truly are a family, sharing orange and green blood and I will forever be grateful I found this place.

Posted by: UMike | March 20, 2020 at 06:09 PM

Dude, you are gonna make me cry like a baby!

(tears in his eyes)

86Cane

Then sometimes you realize what your mom and pop were trying to teach you was gold, and you try and pay it forward.

Posted by: solarcane | March 20, 2020 at 04:53 PM

There IT is right there.

solarcane

Kind of a warm piss/beer/Arroz con pollo/sweat aroma as I remember.

Posted by: solarcane | March 20, 2020 at 04:47 PM

The good old days!

Posted by: BigWindyCane1 | March 20, 2020 at 07:47 PM

Smells like.....victory

https://youtu.be/xdzoIHJBGt0

BigWindyCane1

I hope Coach L is right about the comparison to the 2013 team, but Wong needs to take a really BIG step forward to play on Larkin’s level.

I notice that Coach L didn’t mention Lykes. I guess he realizes that Lykes isn’t a point guard. That’s good because Canespacers realized this a while ago. Wong has more potential, but he has a very very long way to go for the Larkin comparisons are valid

BigWindyCane1

Kind of a warm piss/beer/Arroz con pollo/sweat aroma as I remember.

Posted by: solarcane | March 20, 2020 at 04:47 PM

The good old days!

UMike

Tom truly is the man! And that can be said about so many great people on this blog. Terrance, Rob, Ocala, OGV, Zilla, Raize, solar, the list is endless of people here over the years that have proven to be awesome. Reaching out to me outside the blog in bad times and more. Over 10 years ago Tom let someone he never met fulfill a small dream and write a article about his beloved canes.

We truly are a family, sharing orange and green blood and I will forever be grateful I found this place.

solarcane

MIAMI HURRICANES
SPORTS
Here’s why Hurricanes hoops next year could resemble UM’s 2013 ACC championship team
David Furones
By DAVID FURONES
SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL |
MAR 20, 2020 | 5:13 PM


When the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team returned from Greensboro, N.C. after getting eliminated on March 11 in the ACC Tournament, coach Jim Larrañaga’s plan was already to give players two weeks off from basketball.

With the Ivy League, the day prior, being the first to cancel its conference tournament due to coronavirus concerns, Larrañaga knew the snowball would only continue rolling with further cancellations in college basketball’s postseason.

It’s now evident UM, like so many other teams across all sports, will spend far more than two weeks away. Players have gone back to their hometowns for social distancing, but for Larrañaga’s staff, the focus is already on next season, one that could have some promise for the Hurricanes as they aim to rebound from a 15-16 campaign.

“Even though we can’t practice and our players are not on campus, my staff and I are working very diligently toward preparing for next season,” Larrañaga told the South Florida Sun Sentinel by phone on Friday.

Miami’s roster for the 2020-21 season could present a fine combination of senior leadership and talented youth. Rising seniors in guards Chris Lykes and Kameron McGusty to go with big men Rodney Miller, Sam Waardenburg and Nysier Brooks , a Cincinnati transfer eligible next season after sitting out the last, could set a strong foundation.


It looks a lot, on the surface, like arguably UM’s most successful basketball team in its history.

“I actually compared next year’s team to that 2013 team where we had five seniors,” said Larrañaga.

That team won Miami’s only ACC title, was ranked as high as No. 2 in the Associated Press poll, earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and reached the Sweet 16. It too had three senior bigs with a pair of senior guards: Reggie Johnson, Kenny Kadji, Julian Gamble, Durand Scott and Trey McKinney-Jones.

All that experience, of course, was complemented by the Hurricanes’ star sophomore point guard that season, Shane Larkin. Larkin had team highs in points (14.5), assists (4.6) and steals (2) per game before he declared early for the NBA draft.

Isaiah Wong is a candidate to make the leap necessary to be a similar player after he averaged 14.2 points over Miami’s last 13 games of his freshman campaign.

“Hopefully, Isaiah Wong can take the jump that Shane Larkin did during the offseason,” Larrañaga said. “That would really solidify us, I think, as a team to be reckoned with next year.”


Along with Wong, UM’s two other freshmen from the past season, guard Harlond Beverly and forward Anthony Walker, can build off their rookie seasons. Larrañaga is eager to get back to working on development with his rising sophomores once student-athletes are cleared to return to campus and resume team activities.

The Hurricanes lose the toughness of redshirt senior power forward Keith Stone, but Brooks’ eligibility will help inside.

“Tremendous defender, rebounder, shot blocker and a vocal leader,” Larrañaga said. “I think he and Rodney Miller can be, for next year’s team, what Reggie Johnson and Julian Gamble were for the 2013 team.”


Miami will also have forward/center Deng Gak available after he had each of his past two seasons cut short due to knee injuries.

The Hurricanes lose the shooting of guard DJ Vasiljevic, but the addition of Matt Cross, the signed four-star forward recruit out of New Hampshire, will help in that area.

“We kind of expect Matt Cross to be our DJ Vasiljevic,” Larrañaga said. “An outstanding three-point shooter. The difference is DJ was a 6-2 guard, Matt’s a 6-7 forward or wing, but he’s an outstanding three-point shooter and a tough, hard-nosed guy.”

Miami also has forward Earl Timberlake, a five-star prospect according to Rivals, committed but not signed. Due to NCAA rules, Larrañaga is not able discuss recruits that are not yet signed. He did, however, note that he anticipates three scholarship additions to the roster, including Brooks and Cross as two of them.

Larrañaga also noted he does not expect any returning players with remaining eligibility to transfer out.

Among items on Larrañaga’s offseason to-do list, assisting Vasiljevic and Stone in the process of transitioning to professional basketball. Vasiljevic has selected an agent and will be looking into opportunities while Stone is in the process of selecting an agent.

solarcane


"It looks a lot, on the surface, like arguably UM’s most successful basketball team in its history."


quote from sun sentinel on next seasons Miami Hurricane Basketball team

solarcane


A good article on Canes being home with their families how much they miss football, and how their parents are dealing with them.

If you cant get it Ill paste it in later

https://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article241369961.html

solarcane

Posted by: 86Cane | March 20, 2020 at 04:35 PM

amen

Sometimes you never know how far you can go until you have gone too far,
then sometimes you realize what your mom and pop were trying to teach you was gold, and you try and pay it forward.

solarcane

And don't forget...Ooooh that smell!

Posted by: 86Cane | March 20, 2020 at 04:37 PM

Kind of a warm piss/beer/Arroz con pollo/sweat aroma as I remember.

86Cane

So looking back, sitting in the Orange Bowl in the mid 70s with no one sitting within 3 rows of you wasn't such a bad thing after all.

Posted by: solarcane | March 20, 2020 at 04:17 PM

And don't forget...Ooooh that smell!

86Cane

Rohan Marley
@Romarley
·

All men are endowed with natural responsibility. This responsibility is in turn distributed and delegated to all according to his gift, and it is expected of each one to fulfill his responsibility. H.I.M
#LIONORDER Crown

Posted by: solarcane | March 19, 2020 at 07:20 PM

How profound that you should post this quote one day before all of these revelations all came out.

#PurposeDrivenLife

#FollowTheGoldenRule

#GoodKarma

solarcane

So looking back, sitting in the Orange Bowl in the mid 70s with no one sitting within 3 rows of you wasn't such a bad thing after all.
The only disaster we faced was Coach Selmer.

roachcane77

Hang in there Spacers!

Love all you guys, (and gals!)

This TOO shall pass!

Nice of you to share your story OGV... SOUP is truly, The MAN!

We'll be back at it EVENTUALLY... (STILL some tough times ahead), but it's nice to see so many companies and restaurants stepping up to help families. (And the HEALTH CARE workers are just incredible.)👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Don't forget to try to get out and get some fresh air everyday folks! 😊

Terrance M Sullivan

Thank U Solar and CGNC Yes I am on unemployment and just surviving have cut my spending way back Hopefully I will find employment again at least by Summertime hopefully ASAP but with the current conditions who knows. Just trying to stay as optimistic as I can be but The Realist In Me Knows it may take awhile. I want to Thank Everyone Here at The Space for helping keeping me Sane. Hopefully I am contributing to helping keeping you all sane. Love U All!

solarcane

Now THAT is what she said lol

Posted by: CGNC | March 20, 2020 at 02:40 PM

Lol!!

CGNC

OGV that was a nice story and Tom that was nice of you.

TSully, how are YOU doing?

Every little thing is going to be alright...

CGNC


Oh, and wash your hands too!

Posted by: 86Cane | March 20, 2020 at 12:15 PM


Now THAT is what she said lol

pb

You da man Tom.

Old Skool

Oh, and wash your hands too!

Posted by: 86Cane | March 20, 2020 at 12:15 PM

Anything you want to keep new and shiny you should wash.

86Cane

Wow, I really wasn't expecting that! It is always amazing the things that people remember and that make an impact on their lives and their views of others. To tell the truth I had forgotten about both of those situations that OGV and Solar remembered so well. But as soon as they mentioned them I did remember them very clearly.

You guys have humbled me and made me feel worthy of being your friend. I have been blessed and always try to do the right thing and be generous with my time and resources when I can.

In my view life is pretty simple (K.I.S.S.): "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

There is way too much ugliness in the world to need to repeat it or spread it. Instead spread love and cheer and good will and the world will be a better place for all of us to live in.

Be calm and carry on.

Oh, and wash your hands too!

solarcane

sully,
Brother I know you were facing some tough times right before this stuff hit. I hope you are OK and know people care about your well being.

solarcane

Well said OGV,

Tom/soup is a genuine good guy.

He probably doesn't remember this, but it made an impression on me.

There was a video of some black women fighting in a gas station in Ocala.

The video went viral, and because one of Tom's friends lived in Ocala it made its way onto Canespace.

Tom commented that the women weren't a disgrace, it was the people that found the video humorous that were a disgrace, and he said the whole thing made him sad.

I know a lot of us have had private interactions with Tom and appreciate his character.

Thanks OGV for sharing that and giving Tom props for being a good person.

orange 'n green in the vein

Posted by: raizecane | March 19, 2020 at 01:21 PM

I've never posted about it, and neither has he, but in the last recession over a decade ago, I found myself a little hard up during football season and Tom, on his own I assume, sent me a little monetary help as a token of appreciation, before we had ever met in real life mind you, when he found out some of the details of my predicament then. Most would probably try and say it wasn't really that much, but, at the time, it was unbelievably generous of him and I am grateful to this day he was kind enough to offer me help as it was stretched by me quite a long way then.

It's why when commenters try and slag him on his own blog I know they're ignorant morons who don't know him at all or can't and won't appreciate the guy for his generous personality, which is funny because he's the bad sibling between him and his brother so if you can't get along with Tom, you're the jerk obviously!

Anyway, hope you're going to be alright Noel, that goes for the rest of the quality blobbers on here too. Just know Tom's legit when he offers to help friends like yourself ,as I can attest to from personal experience.

Terrance M Sullivan

Prayers everything gets better for your Daughter soon CGNC. Love U My Friend!

Old Skool

Brady to the Bucs
Giselle get TB
Jameis: just another a free agent crab leg thief

AeroCane

Herb
Problem is we’ve been saying this and hoping this for what, like 15 years
It sickens and saddens me we’ve fallen so far that kids from south Florida would rather go north and play in snow or that gross city of Gainesville or that grosser city of Tuscaloosa

solarcane

OK This is for sure the best thing you will see in a long time.

Guy goes into a grocery store and buys every item, takes them through the registers one item at a time. Buys every person that comes in the store their groceries, Takes the groceries he bought for himself truck load after truck load to a homeless shelter.

these are the guys from the MisterBeast site
awesome

https://youtu.be/ha4tRQwKIUg

HerbieIbis

OSU already has 11 top 300 players for the class of 21 that have verballed, one ahead of Clemson.
UNC has 5.
Got to have at least a 10 win season and even that might not help the 21 class. A ton of talent in So.Flo. and not a lot have us #1 at this point. Long way to go but Flo. Will be a thorn in our side. They lead for Taylor and from what I read Collins wants to go to Flo. But mom is the only hold back, as she wants him close to home. Getting those 2 dudes our DT position would be set for some years to come.
William's who plays safety and who once was verballed to us is projected to go to Georgia.
Manny has got to work some magic and help these heroes to understand, if they stay home we could be what Bama and a few others have been, without leaving home.
I know some of this has to do with our play on the field but the real problem to me is this sorry azz conference we play in.

solarcane

Rohan Marley
@Romarley
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All men are endowed with natural responsibility. This responsibility is in turn distributed and delegated to all according to his gift, and it is expected of each one to fulfill his responsibility. H.I.M
#LIONORDER Crown

solarcane


Shea Dixon
@Sheadixon
· 4h
BREAKING: #LSU has landed a commitment during the NCAA's dead period.

The Tigers just reeled in Florida safety Dakota Mitchell, who has 30+ scholarship offers.

LSU safeties coach Bill Busch gets a big win here.

58 Straight

but for the love of God dont blow the whole grand on a shiny new wiener

Posted by: solarcane | March 19, 2020 at 03:45 PM

Shirley, that CANNOT be what she said?

raizecane

raize,
I know it is going to be tempting but for the love of God dont blow the whole grand on a shiny new wiener

Posted by: solarcane | March 19, 2020 at 03:45 PM

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DAMN IT MAN!!! Thanks for talking me out of it....

solarcane

Posted by: raizecane | March 19, 2020 at 10:26 AM
raizecane
Trump is going to send you $1000


raize,
I know it is going to be tempting but for the love of God dont blow the whole grand on a shiny new wiener

solarcane

Good luck CG hang tough girl.

CGNC

I am able to work from home remotely if need be. My daughter however has two jobs, one is a server which she just lost and the other is in-home CNA which she is trying to pick up other shifts and doesn't pay very much. I am going to have to help with her rent next month.

Could be worse. Everyone hang in there

solarcane

Mark Cuban a class self made multi millionaire.
Going pay his hourly wage employees full wages all the way through as though NBA games were playing every night. Extending his hand to give work to other people that have lost their source of income also.

Good to see some people that have it made not turn their backs on people that count on them.

The Mark Cubans, Dolly Partons, Bruce Springsteens and others that don't forget where they came from get a pat on the back when they stand up to help.

raizecane

Trump is going to send you $1000 each to help out.

If you need immediate help hit me up by text.

Posted by: 86Cane | March 19, 2020 at 01:20 PM

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I will be ok brother but thanks for the offer. Another reason to love this place.

86Cane

I just checked to see how much cash I have on hand and it's around $14.50

Posted by: raizecane | March 19, 2020 at 10:26 AM

Trump is going to send you $1000 each to help out.

If you need immediate help hit me up by text.

86Cane

We actually have two of the top 100 players in the country coming in next year.

6'6" 225 pound Matt Cross (#80 overall)
6'6" Earl Timberlake ( #25 overall).

Posted by: pb | March 19, 2020 at 10:42 AM

Neither one is a point guard.

Please fix this and we can talk.

nemo2020

PB, good news! Some signs of life, perhaps, and not just rigamortis.
Where in the top 100 does UM's recruiting class rank nationwide? How does it rank compared to other ACC schools?
Thanks! Stay well!

pb

Posted by: nemo2020 | March 19, 2020 at 10:10 AM

We actually have two of the top 100 players in the country coming in next year.

6'6" 225 pound Matt Cross (#80 overall)
6'6" Earl Timberlake ( #25 overall).

raizecane

Great article soup.....but we will move on, schools will open, the market will bounce back and we will hear the sounds of people cheering when our Canes run the score up this coming season.

I just checked to see how much cash I have on hand and it's around $14.50

raizecane

No doubt there is some crazy shit happening in the world today. My wife is out of work for 3 weeks (maybe more) but we wil survive. We have no choice.

Also, living in Florida and dealing with Hurricanes, going 2 -3 weeks in self isolation with A/C, power, access to fuel, food and cable isn't so bad.

nemo2020

Look at:

1. #7 is from Puerto Rico and they can't get him to come to Miami? He is going to Illinois.

Posted by: 58 Straight | March 18, 2020 at 02:40 PM

No problem, because Coach Larrañaga has a "double-secret" oral commitment from a 5' 6" prospect in Tasmania. "No other D1 team was recruiting him. But when I saw him play on YouTube," Coach L said, "I knew right away that he would fit in perfectly here at UM. He's our kind of player!"

Terrance M Sullivan

Love My Canespace Family! Apparently Football Practice resumes on August 1st according to Blake James per Barry Jackson Twitter Account.

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