Good morning Canes fam! As the seasons change from football to basketball, we begin our shift of moving football coverage to breaking down recruiting, offseason awards and what the draft entrees’ NFL dreams look like. Today there’s plenty of that to gather from around SOTU and the web at large so without further ado, here is your Saturday edition of Miami News & Notes.
Around The Site
Potential ‘Canes Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Johns. The Texas Tech inside receivers coach and offensive coordinator could be looking for work in 2019. Would he be able to co-exist with Mark Richt? https://t.co/dsbnSDfnz7 pic.twitter.com/fSIuL2VyQJ— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) December 7, 2018
Justin’s great series on potential OCs for the Canes continues with Texas Tech receivers’ coach Kevin Johns.
Miami Hurricanes Recruiting: Official Visit preview, 12/7. A potentially wavering #Canes commit along with several top targets travel to Coral Gables for a big visit weekend. #TheU https://t.co/h8Fb3GYygU pic.twitter.com/bkI78pkPMW— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) December 7, 2018
Some important recruiting info for ya’ll as Miami hopes to keep their 2019 class intact and possibly make some gains before it’s over.
It’s time for a look at an extremely talented 2019 @CanesBaseball recruiting class. Continuing a trend of talent heading towards Coral Gables over the last several years. #Canes #TheU https://t.co/SOSe1Oyw8Y— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) December 7, 2018
Sticking to recruiting, we move to the Canes’ baseball squad to get a preview of the incredibly talented 2019 class.
Remembering Some Positives from the 2018 Season #TheU #MiamiHurricanes https://t.co/t8EOGPw7wb pic.twitter.com/lInyuVNRC9— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) December 7, 2018
And finally, some silver linings from 2018’s season of disappointment.
Around The Web
Invitation accepted. pic.twitter.com/m7WAuiG7HD— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) December 7, 2018
Gerald Willis will get to play in two bowls, as he’ll be attending the Reese’s Senior Bowl in February. Path to a first round pick starts in Mobile, AL folks.
Men lie, women lie, but numbers don’t pic.twitter.com/cklSQuC4Xn— Mike Rumph (@CoachRumph16) December 5, 2018
Mike Rumph humble-bragging about his squad. No. 1 pass defense in the nation.
@spurs assignee @lonniewalker_4 is off to a HOT start with the @austin_spurs.— NBA G League (@nbagleague) December 7, 2018
The @CanesHoops product is averaging 16 PTS on 47.7% from the field in 3 #NBAGLeague games! pic.twitter.com/1QimCYhsgX
Lonnie Walker is off to a hot start in the G League. He’ll be getting that call up sooner rather than later.
Over at the Miami Herald, they’re breaking down the battle between Doak Trophy winner Jonathan Taylor and the Canes’ rushing defense, as well as former Miami commit and 4-star DE Derick Hunter’s final two visits; Miami and FSU.
That’s all for today Canes’ Fam, remember...