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Miami Hurricanes News & Notes: 72 days left until the season, More greatest plays

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100 Greatest Plays In Miami History: #73-Willie Cooper Game Winning Interception Against Duke 2006 - State of the U

“Though UM had far more talent than Duke, the game was a nail-biter due to the Hurricanes having to play with so many backups. It was so close that the Blue Devils had a chance to win the game with three seconds left, and the ball on Miami’s seven-yard line.”

Miami Hurricanes 2019 Player Profile: Realus George - State of the U

“Redshirt-freshman fullback Realus George has something to prove in 2019. One of only two fullbacks in the Class of 2018 to receive a Power 5 offer, George arrived in Coral Gables one year ago as the nation’s top-ranked fullback according to 247Sports and Rivals.com. As a true freshman, however, the Atlanta, Georgia native saw limited action, appearing in a pair of early-season blowouts over Savannah State and Florida International, earning him an eventual redshirt in 2018.”

Film Room: The evolution of coverage - State of the U

“Coverage, from the OC’s perspective, is a slimmed down and simplified idea designed by offensive minds like Dub Maddox so their players can communicate with coaches and each other using common phrasing.

From a defensive perspective coverage is making sure a potential receiver doesn’t leak through any openings. We’re going to put the idea of coverage into two categories: full-field and split-field, and then examine “combination” coverages in the world of split-fields.”

Reviewing Miami’s 5-Star Signees of the Past 20 Classes: Part II - State of the U

“This is Part II of a review and ranking of the 5-star prospects that Miami has signed over the past 20 recruiting classes according to 247sports.com.

If you missed Part I, click here for a breakdown of the six 5-star prospects that Miami signed in the 2000-2002 recruiting classes.

The Hurricanes signed six 5-star prospects in the recruiting classes of 2003 and 2004.”

The Five Most Memorable Canes Football Players of the Decade - State of the U

“Although the Miami Hurricanes have had somewhat of a dim decade of football, they certainly haven’t been devoid of unforgettable players. The Canes have had hard-hitting linebackers and safeties, athletic freaks at receiver and running back, and a bunch of players who have left behind an indelible legacy at The U. As the 2010’s come to a close, let’s take a look back at the five most memorable Canes of the decade.”

Miami Hurricanes 2019 Player Profile: Tate Martell - State of the U

“Without a doubt the most anticipated and talked about addition to the 2019 Miami Hurricanes, quarterback Tate Martell has been controlling the UM media since he announced he’d been transferring to the U from Ohio State all the way back in January.”

100 Greatest Plays in Miami History: #74 - Sinorice Moss’ 92-yard TD reception vs Temple in 2005 - State of the U

“After three straight games at home, they were back on the road, a lengthy trip up to Philadelphia to battle the winless Temple Owls. This was by no means a big-stage game or an instant classic that any Canes fan should recall. However, when it comes to trap games like this one, where a top 10 team travels to play an objectively bad opponent, it’s important to jump on them early. And that’s exactly what Miami did.”

Miami’s Five Strongest Position Groups Entering the 2019 Season - State of the U

“After a disappointing 7-6 season in 2018, the Miami Hurricanes will be looking to bounce back in a big way during Manny Diaz’s first season as head coach.

Spring practices and scrimmages gave us a glimpse of what Miami’s areas of strength will look like for the 2019 season.

Here is a breakdown of Miami’s top five positions of strength and who can be expected to make an impact on the field in each spot.”

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