It’s official Miami fans - you can start your weekend with the news that SMU offensive coordinator and QB coach Rhett Lashlee is the newest OC for the Miami Hurricanes. That’s right - Miami will finally see the spread offense that we have collectively waited so long for. With that settled, and everything else going on in Coral Gables, let’s get to your news and notes!
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Rhett Lashlee To Become Miami’s Next Offensive Coordinator https://t.co/e3ncIemweO pic.twitter.com/8TLTawD0Mz— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) January 3, 2020
Marshall Thomas breaks it - SMU OC/QB Coach Rhett Lashlee is Miami’s new offensive coordinator.
Exploring OC Options For Miami: Rhett Lashlee https://t.co/LnASN9UGx3 pic.twitter.com/Y3bB6n0tPV— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) January 3, 2020
And before the news became official - here’s a preview for what a Rhett Lashlee offense would look like.
Transfer Portal Player Miami Needs To Land: Elite Defensive End Quincy Roche https://t.co/CbDcypVlnt pic.twitter.com/VRf0MInoHz— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) January 3, 2020
Back to the portal? Miami can find more success there by targeting Temple defensive lineman Quincy Roche.
Canes Hoops: Miami Prepares for Blue Devils Saturday in Hopes of Turning Series Around https://t.co/QyMuvtpXMM pic.twitter.com/Z5cW4qJt1h— StateOfTheU.com (@TheStateOfTheU) January 3, 2020
Fresh off a tough win against Clemson, Miami will host the Duke Blue Devils and have a chance to get an early, season-defining win.
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To all the @CanesFootball fans. I know Rhett well.— Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) January 3, 2020
THIS IS A RUNAWAY HOMERUN HIRE.
Creative/tempo pusher/matchup exploiter/innovative thinker/standard setter/sees the game so well/all has no brakes kinda coach https://t.co/A2CEaVxG0z
For #Miami fans, some insight into Rhett Lashlee's emphasis on tempo. I sat in on an offensive meeting in spring 2018. In one drill, players are required to celebrate a TD and then sprint off the field. https://t.co/HTRBrkSfFS pic.twitter.com/Z6a28EZO1B— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) January 4, 2020
#Miami fans, get some more information on your new OC Rhett Lashlee with our SMU previews. One shows how they generate explosive plays https://t.co/7tuiV2y4gY and the other takes you through their opening drive against TCU https://t.co/oqGSg1vNcw— Seth Varnadore (@SethVarnadore) January 3, 2020
The accolades are pouring after the hiring of Lashlee - is anybody else excited?
Former @Rivals five-star running back Lorenzo Lingard announces that he’ll be transferring to the University of Florida. @GatorsTerritory pic.twitter.com/fdjxuU78Nw— Joseph Hastings (@JosephAHastings) January 3, 2020
Not all news is good - former 5-star RB Lorenzo Lingard will be playing for the Florida Gators. We wish him all the best.
That’s all for today Canes’ fam - enjoy your weekend!