Miami Hurricanes Beat Syracuse Orange 27-19
RECAP: Miami Hurricanes grind out tough 27-19 win over Syracuse Orange. 6-0 and heading to UNC. #Canes #TheU https://t.co/HHDcq3Uuek pic.twitter.com/00I5GF8caQ— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) October 21, 2017
Miami Hurricanes Football: 3 Stars from the Syracuse Game https://t.co/eIDPf2NPgw— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) October 22, 2017
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Syracuse Edition. Team grades and more from Miami’s 27-19 win. #Canes https://t.co/MiGXvfdqPG pic.twitter.com/H6Zz8XglZs— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) October 22, 2017
Clinic Talk: Film Review of Syracuse at Miami. Defending power read, seam routes, and the snag concept https://t.co/RkG7LxVXrh pic.twitter.com/Xyag2JUaoG— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) October 22, 2017
Hurricanes Hold at 8th in the AP Poll, Drop to 8th in Coaches Poll
Canes were leapfrogged by Clemson in the coaches' poll, but no movement in the AP ranks. https://t.co/YqKTOnvfpZ— Matt Porter (@mattyports) October 22, 2017
While the thought of being leapfrogged by Clemson, who lost to the team Miami beat on Saturday, was frustrating to some, it will all work out if Miami puts their head down and keeps playing solid football.
Miami Gets 2019 DT Commit on Saturday
#WelcomeToTheU, Danzel Daxon. 2019 DT commits to #Canes just a week after getting offered. https://t.co/qYkXQItc72 pic.twitter.com/Mnhg0ldRWq— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) October 21, 2017
While it is a 2019 player and a lot can happen from now till then, elite defensive tackles are always hard to come by, great pick up here for The U.
UM Baseball Alumni Alex Cora Named Boston Red Sox Manager
From The Light to The Show - congratulations to the first Hurricane to become a big-league manager, Alex Cora! pic.twitter.com/cnAZu2LXSW— Canes Baseball (@CanesBaseball) October 22, 2017
Congrats to former player Alex Cora for his move to the Red Sox. His duties with the Astros will last for a few more games though, as he looks to add a World Series to his credentials before going to Boston.
A Few Smaller Notes
TE Michael Irvin II is suspended indefinitely for off the field issues.
Michael Irvin II suspended indefinitely, Darrell Langham and Travis Homer's usage, Jeff Thomas KOR decisions & more: https://t.co/XPC0C4d3Qr pic.twitter.com/V76hePinVs— Matt Porter (@mattyports) October 22, 2017
LB Michael Pinckney named NCAA Defensive Player of the Week
#PennState QB Trace McSorley and #Miami LB Michael Pinckney have been Named the Walter Camp FBS Players of the Week.— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) October 22, 2017
Malik Rosier was the Athlon Sports ACC Offensive Player of the Week
ACC Week 8 Awards: @CanesFootball's @malik_rosier2 earns Offensive Player of the Week for keeping Miami undefeated https://t.co/gk3burFonc pic.twitter.com/UA9P9XUQia— Athlon Sports (@AthlonSports) October 22, 2017
The Canes open as 201⁄2 point favorites over UNC this weekend.
Miami Hurricanes 20 1/2 point favorites at North Carolina— Eric Lauzin (@Lauzin) October 22, 2017
That seems like that's about it for today, remember, Miami takes on the North Carolina Tar Heels (1-7, 0-5 ACC) at 12:00p.m on ESPN2 on Saturday.