Two Florida football teams going in the opposite directions will meet Friday afternoon, but it’s not Florida and Florida State. Instead it’s an upstart Florida Atlantic University Owls team battling a moribund Florida International University Panthers team.
The American Athletic Conference confirmed what has been known for weeks; the conference will host the annual Miami Beach Bowl starting next season. It just won’t be played on Miami Beach.
The long nightmare that has been the Nevin Shapiro scandal looks like it will have its final official act on Tuesday. According to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald and the Associated Press, the University of Miami is expected to receive its NCAA punishment for the scandal on Tuesday.
The starters remain the same as the Miami Hurricanes prepare for what will essentially be a glorified scrimmage this Saturday against the Savannah State Tigers.
The last time Miami Hurricanes fans heard about a Yahoo! Sports investigation, it opened Pandora ’s Box against the U and led to a NCAA investigation that is still going. But this time, Yahoo! has revealed a bombshell investigation against the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide and other SEC schools.
The Miami Hurricanes versus Florida Gators matchup from this past weekend was one of the most entertaining in college football. But it was also the last game in the series due to conference realignment and scheduling issues.
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is recovering from a sprained knee, but team officials say he will be ready for the team’s Southeastern Conference opener.
Ohio State University head coach Urban Meyer was already under scrutiny for the countless number of players arrested while he was at the University of Florida. Now, Meyer has another player problem to deal with in Ohio.
Miami Hurricanes quarterback Stephen Morris saw quite a bit in his first few years of college football, but the competition will definitely kick up a notch on September 7 when the Canes will welcome the Florida Gators into Sun Life Stadium.
As the University of Miami awaits word from the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions, the NCAA itself could be on its last legs, at least in its current form.