FanPost

Thoughts and Prayers to Smiley James (from UM Facebook Page)

 

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami football program canceled all afternoon activities after learning that the mother of sophomore running back Mike James (Haines City, Fla.) passed away in a fatal car accident Monday morning.

 

“He is a member of our family,” said interim head coach Jeff Stoutland.  “He grieves and we grieve.  He hurts and we hurt.  We are all here to support Mike and his family in any way possible.”

 

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike and his family,” said Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt. “Family is the foundation of our football program, and today the entire Hurricane family is grieving with Mike. “

 

James’ sister and nephew were also involved in the car accident and are currently hospitalized. 

 

James left the Coral Gables campus Monday afternoon to attend to his family.

 

If you would like to leave a note for James and his family, please do it in the comments section

 

 


· Comment · Share

We at SOTU are not responsible for the content posted in this section. I mean, we're responsible for the good stuff that gets posted in this section. That was totally us. Beyond that, we take no responsibility whatsoever.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join State of The U

You must be a member of State of The U to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at State of The U. You should read them.

Join State of The U

You must be a member of State of The U to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at State of The U. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker