Hey. It’s Thursday and there’s news. So, let’s do this
In case you didn’t know, or have been living under a rock, Miami travels to face Notre Dame on Saturday. Here are some preview pieces for you:
Our Q&A by Jerry Steinberg with Pat Rick from our SBNation colleagues at One Foot Down
Here are Jerry’s answers to Pat’s questions over on OFD
Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald had this look at Miami’s beleaguered OLine after surrendering 8 sacks to Virginia Tech last Thursday night.
Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post wrote this piece detailing how some former Canes QBs think Brad Kaaya and the offense can turn things around.
Christy Cabrera-Chirinos of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel had a piece full of news and quotes, particularly about former TE Standish Dobard’s move to DE.
That should get you started with your Canes-Irish preview prep.
Denzel Perryman: AFC Defensive Player of the Week
ProCanes keep ballin’. This time, 2nd year pro LB Denzel Perryman was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week!
Congratulations to @D_Perryman52, the AFC Defensive Player of the Week! pic.twitter.com/WCMX07p0uu— San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) October 26, 2016
Perryman won the award for DPOY after having 7 tackles — including a crucial stop on 4th down — and an interception in San Diego’s 33-30 overtime win against Atlanta. Here are a couple more tweets/stories about Perryman’s great game:
Why is being named the AFC Player of the Week so meaningful to @D_Perryman52?— San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) October 26, 2016
FIND OUT: https://t.co/coXWVdtDL8 pic.twitter.com/s7ewtwAptV
Congratulations on a great game and a well-deserved award, Denzel!
Canes Hoops picked 9th in pre-season ACC poll
Coming off an appearance in the Sweet 16, the Miami Hurricanes were voted 9th in the ACC in this year’s pre-season poll.
.@CanesHoops picked 9th in this year's @accmbb preseason poll.— Miami Hurricanes (@MiamiHurricanes) October 26, 2016
Since '11, Miami has finished higher than their preseason rank every season pic.twitter.com/7bxpqURrYi
If that seems low to you, 1. it is, and 2. that’s okay. Over the course of our time in the ACC, the Canes have overperformed their pre-season projected place many times. How many? See for yourself:
Miami exceeds expectations ... pic.twitter.com/SbMO7ItcGv— Canes Hoops (@CanesHoops) October 26, 2016
So, yeah. Canes hoops is just going ot have to go out and earn their respect, just like we have repeatedly in recent years.
Time to get to work.
Put more links up top today, so this is gonna be a no-hitter today, guys. Don Larsen ain’t got nothin’ on me!
That’s it! I’m out!