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Miami Hurricanes News & Notes: Canes get another commit, Hoops adds to the frontcourt, Looking back and looking forward

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NCAA Football: Miami Spring Game Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

In-state edge rusher has all the tools UM likes and calls Miami ‘a dream school’ - Miami Herald

Manny Diaz had already started to evaluate Jamari Stewart last year.

He was the Miami Hurricanes’ defensive coordinator at the time, and Miami’s go-to recruiter in the Treasure Coast, making the early evaluation on Vero Beach’s Jahfari Harvey and securing the four-star defensive end’s commitment. It didn’t take him long to pick out Stewart as his next target from the region.”

This Canes champion diver’s character can best be explained with his story about donuts - Miami Herald

“A redshirt junior at the University of Miami, Dinsmore won the NCAA National Championship for platform as a freshman. And he has continued to rack up medals throughout his time at Miami, including three consecutive gold medals at the ACC Championships.”

There’s A Big Difference Between Being Realistic and Overly Optimistic About The Canes - State of the U

“No doubt about it, this 2019 offseason has been filled with incredible moments that have rejuvenated the University of Miami football program. If you were to look around the Canes and see the kind of moves they’ve made, the progress they showed during spring practice, you would’ve never thought that this team went 7-6 just a few months ago.”

Welcome to the U, Justin Hodges - State of the U

“The Miami Hurricanes added to their 4th ranked 2020 recruiting class on Tuesday evening when Davie (FL) Western HS 3-star CB Justin Hodges committed to the U.”

Canes Hoops: Nysier Brooks transferring to the U - State of the U

“Canes Hoops landed another transfer Tuesday in former Cincinnati center Nysier Brooks according to ESPN.com. The 6’11” Philadelphia-native started 35 games for the Bearcats last season, averaging 8.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks as his squad reached the NCAA tournament.”

What If Wednesday: 2003 Fiesta Bowl - State of the U

“2003 Fiesta Bowl, Miami is taking on Ohio State. We all know the story, the Canes are riding a 34-game winning-streak, trying to repeat as national champions, and cement their place as one of the greatest teams in college football history.

Everybody knows about the pass interference call in overtime, and trust me, we’ll get into that. However, there were several other moments in that I wanted to break down first in a smaller detail. So, sadly, with a tear in my eye, let’s dive in.”

Elite 2021 DB James Williams decommits from Miami - State of the U

“Recently ranked 11th overall in the 2021 class by 247sports, the 6’5” 218lb Williams had been committed to the Canes since March 31, 2018. He’s a gigantic player in the secondary and could find a home there if his athleticism holds, or he could be a great OLB and grow into his frame further in time.”

Why picking a QB is Coach Diaz’s first true test as head coach - State of the U

Manny Diaz and the Miami coaching staff have been hard at work since December on the recruiting trail, bringing in transfers, and implementing a new offense to better utilize their skill position players. The early returns have been promising, and have given weight to CMD’s new mantra of “The New Miami.” One question that still has yet to be answered, is who will lead the offense on August 24th when the Canes take the field at Camping World Stadium in Orlando against the Florida Gators. It has been on the mind of Canes fans everywhere, as it well should be, because much of the program’s success depends on it.”

Linebacker AJ Mathis Provides Much Needed Depth to Miami’s Roster - State of the U

“Miami was able to beat out Florida State, Oregon, Florida, and other Power 5 schools on the recruiting trail. Diaz and his staff know they need to build depth at the linebacker position — landing Mathis is a prominent step in the process.”

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