“While the University of Miami offense has struggled mightily this season, its defense has been stellar throughout.
But defensive coordinator Manny Diaz still hasn’t gotten his due.
Diaz, nominated for the prestigious Broyles Award for the third year in a row, failed to make the 15-man semifinalist list announced Tuesday.”
“After watching several juniors turn pro and then go late in the draft or not at all in recent years, UM decided to meet with its draft-eligible players earlier than usual. And there’s optimism that the Canes will hold onto most, if not all, of their juniors.
Defensive coordinator Manny Diaz confirmed Tuesday he has met with junior linebackers Shaq Quarterman, Mike Pinckney and Zach McCloud and defensive end Joe Jackson.”
The youngest of Miami’s scholarship quarterbacks didn’t travel to Blacksburg, missing the trip as he served a one-game suspension for violating an undisclosed team rule.”
”Three days after that locker room celebration, some of Miami’s veterans were still reveling in the fact the season will continue and even as a growing number of college football players across the nation each season opt to sit out bowl games to preserve their health ahead of the NFL draft, several Hurricanes seniors say they intend to suit up for Miami’s bowl, even it isn’t the prestigious game they hoped it would be when the season started.”
“On Tuesday afternoon, actor Kevin Hart (you know him) took to Twitter. In the video post, Hart, who owns a gym in the Los Angeles area, provided the platform for dominant runner Deanna Nowling to make her college commitment. And, well, you probably know how this is going to go”
“The 2018-19 season is still in its infant stages and it’s important not to overreact to anything we’ve seen through three games. Miami was favored to win the first two by a combined 31 points and even managed to eclipse their betting line. Still though, even against a low level of competition, there is reason to get excited for 2018.”
“9. Miami Hurricanes 6-5 (LW: 10), Week 12 Result: 38-14 W @ Virginia Tech, Next: vs Pittsburgh 11/24 3:30pm ET
The losing streak is over. The Canes battered the Hokies in the Disappointment Bowl, as the offense returned from the dead, and the turnover chain showed it can still inspire the team.”
“Our tribute to the seniors playing their final game in Hard Rock Stadium this weekend”