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Miami Hurricanes News and Notes: Paradise Camp Weekend, Cornerback Preview, Hernandez Heads North

Paradise has finally arrived!

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Good Morning Canes Fam,

Declarations of State

What do Greg Olsen, Devin Hester and Chad Thomas all have in common? They were all five-star signings. Carl Bleich concludes his series reviewing UM 5-star signees of the Past 20 Years.

Led by Trajan Bandy, the Canes enter 2019 with a young group of cornerbacks. SOTU’s Evan Hadrick breaks down the personnel in the secondary in the Cornerbacks position preview.

Paradise Camp Weekend

Miami’s annual Paradise Camp will get under way this weekend. State of the U’s Kevin Fielder gives you a primer of the star-studded showcase in the Paradise Camp Preview coming to the site later this morning.

After being held at Greentree Practice Fields in past iterations, Paradise is on the move to Hard Rock Stadium.

On Thursday Miami’s position coaches began to reveal some of the Hurricane alumni that’ll be in attendance.



Hernandez Headed to the North

The 2019 NBA Draft was held on Thursday night. After missing his entire junior year because of an NCAA suspension, Dewan Hernandez be taking his talents north of the border. The 2019 McDonald’s All-American was selected in the second round by the Toronto Raptors. Hernandez worked out for the Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers during the evaluation process.

The 305 Beat

Sophomore WR Mark Pope talks with David Wilson of the Miami Herald on overcoming his struggles in his freshman season.

Manny Navarro of The Athletic was on hand for Manny Diaz’s Satellite Camp in Homestead, Florida on Wednesday, providing a glimpse into Diaz’s approach to connect with the South Florida community.

Business is booming in Miami. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald details how #TNM has been profitable for the Hurricanes off the field among other news in his latest Canes six-pack.

Non-Revenue Roundup

After it was announced a few weeks ago that Miami Men’s Basketball would take on the Illini in the ACC/Big Ten challenge, it was UM Women’s Basketball turn to learn who they would face in the challenge.

The Canes will host the Indiana Hoosiers on December 4th at the Watsco Center. UM owns a 2-1 series lead over IU, with Miami winning the last meeting in 2015 by the score of 89-75.

Renate Grimstead and Kristyna Frydlova of Miami’s Golf Team were named to the All-ACC Academic team for the sport. Jackie Lippincott, Autumn Kramer and Meredith Costello were named to the Women’s Rowing All-ACC Academic team.

The schedule for Miami Women’s Volleyball was released on Monday. The Hurricanes will take part in four tournaments next season including their Hurricane Invitational in September.

Go Canes and Have a Great Day!