Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
Perryman is a linebacker from Coral Gables, the suburb the university calls home. Chickillo is a defensive lineman and third-generation Hurricane, his college plans basically set in the instant that someone turned to his parents and said, “It’s a boy.”
Tackling a six foot linebacker is best done in style.
Jim Morris, who has led Miami to 21 straight trips to the NCAA tournament and guided the Hurricanes to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title this year, has agreed to coach the Hurricanes through 2018.
The Miami Hurricanes fought hard throughout a rain-soaked weekend to force a deciding seventh game against second-seeded Texas Tech but that was as far as the Canes would get, dropping the Coral Gables Regional Championship Game 4-0 on Monday night.
The Miami Hurricanes baseball team has saved their season, for now. Despite battling weather delays for the better part of two days, the Canes staved off elimination in Game 6 of their Regional by defeating Texas Tech 2-1 in extra innings on Monday afternoon.
Zack Collins hit two home runs and had five RBIs as Miami defeated Bethune-Cookman 10-0 in an elimination game at the NCAA regionals on Sunday.
Donovan reiterated at the Southeastern Conference’s annual spring meetings Tuesday that he’s committed to the Gators, but left open the possibility of jumping to the NBA.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
An attorney who assisted the NCAA during its probe of Miami athletics is facing charges from the Florida Bar, which alleges a wide range of ethics violations occurred during that investigation.