After a coaching change, the creation of Transfer Portal U and a new starting QB being named, it is finally time to begin the 2019 football season for the Miami Hurricanes. And what could be a better way to start the 150th season of college football than a meeting between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators. We’re just hours away from kickoff folks, so here’s everything to keep you updated.
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SOTU Staff Predictions: Miami Hurricanes vs Florida Gators. Time to call our shots ahead of the opener. #Canes #Gators #TNM https://t.co/wdItWOnuYn pic.twitter.com/49OIkAeovM— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
Read the entire staff’s game and score predictions before watching the teams face off - who will get the closest to the final outcome?
Miami Hurricanes Week 0 Game Preview: vs Florida Gators. Talking time is over. There’s a game tomorrow night! #Canes #TNM https://t.co/EzxqeRxM7r pic.twitter.com/SkqMJS7w73— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
Previewing Miami’s battle with UF, here’s everything to know and keep track of before these rivals meet for the first time since 2013.
Miami Hurricanes vs Florida Gators: Position by Position Starters. Who would start on a combined #Canes-#Gators roster? Find out here. https://t.co/qaoa3pqaIO pic.twitter.com/WB1vL8CW3y— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
You’ve read the overview now break into the position by position battles that we’ll see tonight.
5 Keys for a Miami Victory— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
Miami must do the following 5 things to win vs the #Gators#Canes #TNM #JarrenWilliams #DeeJayDallas#LetsGoCanes https://t.co/hiLPalUezL pic.twitter.com/QcihifUWjO
John Michaels gives ya’ll the 5 things the Canes need to do to overcome the Gators in Orlando.
Surprise impact players vs. Florida: Players who will be in positions to make plays against Florida https://t.co/fpiQqDx6HZ pic.twitter.com/pUmbMSm5l0— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
We all know who needs to play well for Miami to win - but who are some of the surprise players who could help lead the Canes to victory?
Miami Hurricanes High School Recruit Week One Game Schedule: Miami Central hosts huge game against highly-ranked out-of-state opponent; several Cane commitments will be featured on ESPN family of networks this weekend. https://t.co/pbhA60ItSW pic.twitter.com/shuv7wXVYg— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
Several of Miami’s 2020 and 2021 recruits will be playing on nationally televised stations to kick off their own 2019 high school campaigns.
100 Greatest Plays in Miami History: #1-Kenny Calhoun Deflects Nebraska 2-point Conversion For First Championship https://t.co/XVkG0hhYeI pic.twitter.com/6pD07tBBP3— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 23, 2019
We’ve finally made it - 100 plays in 100 days! And number one is where it all started - Kenny Calhoun deflecting Nebraska’s two point pass attempt to give the Miami Hurricanes their first title. How sweet it is.
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GameDay. #beatuf pic.twitter.com/T5ktr5LFiy— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) August 24, 2019
Time to ride out. #BeatUF pic.twitter.com/D9J7I9Woxn— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) August 23, 2019
Michael Irvin is totally chill about tomorrow’s #Canes game. More from the Play Maker at 11pm. pic.twitter.com/pRr3SZiC2I— Mike Cugno (@MikeCugnoCBS4) August 24, 2019
And it’s safe to say that Michael Irvin is ready!
.@antrelrolle26 and Santana Moss both played at Miami, so loser of their NCAA football game had to bet on Florida for tomorrow's game— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 24, 2019
(via @br_betting) pic.twitter.com/KkUPQXcSgQ
Santana Moss and Antrel Rolle played a game of NCAA Football - and the loser had to bet on the Gators. You have to appreciate that both former Canes used their alma mater in the game.
Over at the Miami Herald, they’re breaking down the best and worst of the UM-UF rivalry, as well as the Canes’ desire to see if the issues that have plagued them for years, if not nearly two decades, are going to start getting solved starting this year.
That’s all for now Canes’ fans, keep it tuned here to all the post-game coverage your heart desires and remember...