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Miami Hurricanes News and Notes: ACC Rooting Guide, Kendrick Norton Overcomes Adversity and Non-Football Roundup

Begin your stress free weekend by catching up on the latest news from the Gables

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Good Morning Canes Fam!

State of Declarations

State of the U’s Justin Dottavio reviews the first month of the season and what lies ahead in a ‘Bye Week Preview’.

Dylan Goldman recaps week three in the NFL for a group of former Hurricanes. From Greg Olsen to Phillip Dorsett, the ProCanes reminded the rest of the league why the University of Miami continues to carry the label of ‘NFLU’.

There’ll be no stress watching for Miami fans. However, this week’s CFB games will have plenty of implications on Miami’s chance to win the ACC Coastal. Our own John Reynolds highlights the key matchups this weekend in the latest edition of our ACC Rooting Guide.

Candis R McLean wrote about former Miami Hurricanes defensive line Kendrick Norton. Highlighting his time with the Canes, McLean details how Norton has overcome significant adversity.

AT&T U-Verse Hops Aboard the ACC Network Bandwagon

After months of complaints, AT&T U-Verse struck a deal to broadcast the ACC Network. The channel began broadcasting on the provider as of Wednesday. The deal leaves Comcast as the lone major cable provider to not offer the channel.

The 305 Beat

Manny Diaz continues to be frustrated by a lack of consistency and accountability from his team. Even on their week off. Manny Navarro of the The Athletic ($) discusses how UM’s boss will fix some of their issues.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald addresses the problems along the Canes offensive line.

Miami Norland OT Issiah Walker Jr. currently has the Florida Gators listed as his favorite school as he nears a commitment decision. David Wilson of the Miami Herald details why the Hurricanes remain a contender to land the 2020 prospect.’s Alex Schwartz ponders whether freshman point guard Isaiah Wong can be the next great star from the Keystone state for UM.

Tough Night for the Graham Man

ProCane and Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham had eventful evening on Thursday Night Football. The Hurricane alum hauled in six receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown. Despite Graham’s contribution, the Packers fell to the Philadelphia Eagles 34–27.

Non-Football Roundup

Miami Women’s Soccer (3–3–1) was back on the pitch on Thursday night. The team travelled to Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts to square off with the Boston College Eagles (7–1–1). The Eagles soared to a 4–0 win over the Canes.

Miami will host the Pittsburgh Panthers at Cobb Stadium on Sunday night.

Hurricane’s Tennis is once again on the road this weekend. Both the men and women will take part in the 52nd annual Southern Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by the University of Georgia.

Winners of their last two matches, Miami Women’s Volleyball (4–4) will try to extend their win streak to three against Wake Forest (10–1) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

UM’s Swimming & Diving team will compete against FIU on Saturday at the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center.

After finishing eighth at the Minnesota Invitational, Miami Women’s Golf returns to action today in the opening round of the Schooner Fall Classic. The event is hosted by the University of Oklahoma.