University Of Miami Hurricanes
Up by 10 points, against a heavily favored rival, the biggest home crowd of the season squealing with delight.
No brawls, no chippiness. Not much of a game, either.
It’s not the Catholics vs. Convicts and there’s likely not going to be another tussle in the tunnel, but when Notre Dame and the University of Miami play at Soldier Field Saturday it will be the renewal of a once fierce rivalry.
Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson is special. The team learned this from one play in Saturday’s victory at Boston College, his first ever at the collegiate level.
Saturday marks the fifth anniversary in the death of a South Florida chiropractor and former University of Miami Hurricanes basketball player who was gunned down in 2006. His grieving sister and father are appealing for the public’s help.
Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden found out quickly Monday that dealing with the media in Miami is a far different challenge than dealing with the press covering Temple football.
Luke Kuechly ran an interception back for a touchdown and became Boston College’s all-time tackles leader, and the Eagles picked Jacory Harris off four times in his final college game en route to beating Miami 24-17 on Friday.
The University of Miami Hurricanes won’t be going bowling this season, despite being bowl eligible after removing themselves from bowl consideration. The decision will impact not just the future of the athletes, but also possibly the head coach.
Penn State University’s athletic program has been rocked by the arrest of a former coach for sexually abusing children and the indictment has shaken University of Miami head coach Al Golden.
The Miami Hurricanes’ up and down season continues Saturday as the Canes try to even their Atlantic Coast Conference record with an afternoon tilt against the Duke Blue Devils.