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 10 years ago '05        #3451
Y2Luda 5 heat pts
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 P. Dedos said
i believe you said that same exact quote about brandon harris last year famo

Negative. I dont believe I did. I felt good about being in his final 3 and wouldn't have been surprised if he became a Buckeye but ultimetly never got my hopes up.

In comaprision.....

I feel good about being in his Top 2.....would be surprised (at this point) if he did NOT become a Buckeye....and have much more information to back that than anything I ever heard about Harris last year.

For example (about Harris):


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 10 years ago '04        #3452
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 1000bluntz said
I'm not saying he'll be sh*tty like Kirby or that overrated as fu*k coming outta HS f*g**t Kyle Wright but he's going to have a lot of growing pains next season, that's almost guaranteed. Some of y'all are acting like he's going to lead y'all to a fu*king ACC title or some sh*t, yeah right.
the team will struggle again this year, they are mad young and its unrealistic to expect the freshmen to contribute right out the gate. there isnt a QB on the roster who's thrown a pass in a collegiate game, that alone is a scary thought.

on the flipside, numerous freshman QB's have had success recently, there's no reason to think marve cant be one of them.

 05-14-2008, 02:35 PM         #3453
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Marve will be nice as hell best believe. Esp with the WR class we brought in.

 10 years ago '07        #3455
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yeah, I saw that sh*t too......Moncur is gonna beast, but where the hell is Javarris?

 10 years ago '05        #3456
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wow ive been playing ncaa for a min now...that is the least amount of 90s ratings ive seen for the canes

 10 years ago '04        #3457
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New Commit

Fleming Island OL Cory White already boasted offers from Troy, Cincinnati, Tulane, and FIU but on Wednesday afternoon the rising lineman picked up his first big offer when the Miami Hurricanes officially extended an offer. Hurricanes a.ssistant coach Clint Hurtt then got a surprise of his own later in the day when White informed the Miami coaching staff that their offer was the one he had been waiting for and made his commitment to be a Hurricane. FV has the latest on this rising star at offensive line that will now make his new home in Coral Gables next fall.



OL Cory White committed to the Hurricanes today
Recruiting is such an unpredictable process and no one knows that better than Fleming Island rising prospect Cory White who just recently started to pick-up interest from some of the top programs like Florida, Georgia Tech and Michigan. The Miami Hurricanes were another program on the radar for the 6-foot-5, 233 pound star and after a close look at White, Miami a.ssistant coach Clint Hurtt saw all he needed to and extended an offer to White.

"Coach Hurtt just mentioned they wanted to get a closer look at me and then shortly after that, I received my written offer. My heart was beating fast the whole time and I was so excited. I just felt Miami was the perfect place for me so I committed," explained White.

White had plenty of reasons to choose the Hurricanes despite the fact that he was starting to pick-up pretty heavy interest from a lot of top Division I programs.

"It's Miami. You don't get much better than that. The Hurricanes do a great job at putting players into the NFL, not to mention it is in-state, so my family would always have a chance to see me play, especially my father who's had a big influence in my football career. Also, Miami has a pretty good pre-med program and that's what I want study."

At first glance White might be a little undersized for the offensive line position, but according to Fleming Island a.ssistant coach Joel Brighton, that shouldn't be a concern

"No it's not that big of a deal because I believe the Matt Patchan kid who signed with Florida was a little undersized as well. Cory is a tenacious player at left tackle and just has a motor that never slows down."

Following his decision, White went into detail about how firm his commitment is to the University of Miami and if another big offer could sway him away from the Canes with in-state programs like Florida and FSU taking a hard look.

It's Miami. You don't get much better than that.
Cory White, OL
Fleming Island
"No, Miami is where I want to be. I'm still going to attend the Florida Gator summer camp, but I'm very happy with Miami. I'm just excited to be a part of the family. Miami is a great program with a strong history and it's just a relief to have my decision behind me now."

Unlike Miami though, Florida is recruiting White at the tight end position according to Coach Joel Brighton.

"It varies with a lot of schools in where they like Cory but Florida mentioned how impressed they were with Cory and they just wanted to see him perform at their summer camp."

Now with his school of choice out of the way, White can turn all his attention to helping Fleming Island have a big year and possibly making some noise in the playoffs.

"We lost about three guys last year on the offensive side of the ball but I think we should be really good this season. This team learned a lot last season and we are just pumped up about getting everything going. Spring practice is going very well and everyone is putting in the hard work."

As Coach Brighton mentioned, White plays with reckless abandon. So we asked White what goes through his mind once the ball is snapped?

"I'm just going full steam ahead and looking to hit my opponent is hard as humanly possible, delivering a clear message."

 10 years ago '04        #3458
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 madness said
the team will struggle again this year, they are mad young and its unrealistic to expect the freshmen to contribute right out the gate. there isnt a QB on the roster who's thrown a pass in a collegiate game, that alone is a scary thought.

on the flipside, numerous freshman QB's have had success recently, there's no reason to think marve cant be one of them.
i will agree with that statement. but i think we will be at least 2 games better than last year, although im hoping we win at least 8.

do i think Marve will be good, yes i think he will be very good...but surprisingly i think Jacory will be even better once he spends some time in the program. so out future seems secure as far as signal callers go. which is something we havent had the last few years and has cost us plenty of games, with KW/KF not reading defenses, not making the proper throws and etc...

Jacory and Marve are students of the game they are learning so we will be alright.

im expecting Marve to start. and to be honest i think he will at least do what KW did his first year starting in 05.

180 comp
307 att
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18 TD
10 INT
137.2 QB Rating


i think thats perfectly reachable by marve, it wouldnt surprise me if knocks off a few of those INT's and add a few TD's

 10 years ago '04        #3459
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Today we catch up with Tommy Streeter, a 6-4, 190-pound receiver out of Miami Northwestern High. With his size and speed (4.49 in the 40), he could wind be the Hurricanes' most dangerous recruit of the class, regardless of position. Here's what Streeter is saying these days as he prepares for his UM arrival:

SR: Your teammate Aldarius Johnson was known as "Glue Hands" when you guys played at Traz Powell in high school. Did longtime announcer Willie Wilcox have a nickname for you?

TS: Yeah, they used to call me "Stretch `em out Streeter." It was something the announcer came up with. I guess over the course of the season, he said everything I catch, I just stretch out and get it. I liked it.

SR: How cool would it be for one day that you and Aldarius are the starting receivers at UM?

TS: Only time will tell. We're two big guys coming from winning systems and we have the drive to get better and push each other. I teach him things. He teaches me things. That's the advantage we have, we've played together for a long time. He's down there (at UM) now and he's not so much telling me things, but showing me things.

SR: Most of your Northwestern teammates committed to UM really early in the process. What took you so long?

TS: My dad (Tommy Streeter Sr. played at Colorado in the mid-80s) told me it was a long process and to be patient and take advantage of the experience. It only comes once in a lifetime. Just because other guys committed early, didn't mean I couldn't take my time.

SR: Were you having any reservations about playing with your old teammates in college? Did you feel like you had to break away from the pack?

TS: That's not true at all. You've got to do what's best for you. I told that to every reporter that I talked with and they took it out of context. They thought I felt like I was going to be in Aldarius' shadow. That had nothing to do with it. We can both dominate together.

SR: How comfortable are you running routes across the middle? Are you capable of being that possession wide receiver?

TS: It doesn't matter to me. It's my job to catch the football, no matter where they send me. I just want to go out and get the job done. But I don't want to be a possession receiver. I want teams to have to prepare for Tommy Streeter. I don't want to catch the ball and get tackled. I want to be the deep threat.

SR: What has been your focus in the offseason? Anything in particular that you are trying to improve on?

TS: In college, (defensive backs) are going to be pressing you, so I'm trying to bulk up. I want to be ready for the next level. I just started working out again. I've gained five pounds. I was running track and that caused me to lose 10 pounds. I also want to work on my blocking.

SR: It appears UM is probably at least a year away from making any real noise in the ACC. Is it going to be tough dealing with those losses after such a successful high school career?

TS: When I get to Miami, I don't even think we're going to lose, personally. I'm going there with a winning attitude. We're used to winning, coming from the No. 1 team in the country. We're used to the crowds, our games were always sold out. It's no different. Guys are just bigger, faster, stronger and smarter.

SR: You guys were the national champs in high school, but there is debate if you were even the best team in Dade County. Who would've won between Northwestern and Class 4A champion Booker T. Washington?

TS: (Laughing) Why do people always bring this up? I doubt they would beat us and that's all I'll say. We were the No. 1 team in the nation for a reason. It's easy for them (Booker T) to talk about it once it's passed. If they wanted to play, it should've been set up.

 10 years ago '04        #3460
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"strech' em out" streeter coming to an endzone near you!:rasta:

i was just watching his 3-touchdown game against southlake carroll texas, my god i cant wait to see him abuse n*ggas on the next level:applause:

 05-15-2008, 02:54 PM         #3461
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Cory White out of Jacksonville signed. Gonna be a TE

 10 years ago '04        #3462
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Hurricanes blow away Tar Heels, take ACC crown

CORAL GABLES - North Carolina pitcher Alex White had only allowed two home runs all season.

By the fourth inning Thursday, the University of Miami matched that total.

By game's end, the Hurricanes were celebrating the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title.

UM showcased its powerful hitting and the pitching of Chris Hernandez to capture a 12-2 victory at Mark Light Field in front of 3,250 fans. The win and Florida State's loss to North Carolina State wrapped up the league championship and the No. 1 seed in next week's ACC tournament in Jacksonville.

"Our guys played well," UM coach Jim Morris said. "White is an outstanding pitcher. He's put up great numbers. He's got really good stuff. To score the numbers of runs, that was big for us."

The first game of this series, a matchup of the nation's top two teams, was hardly the prize-f!ght expected. This was more like a contender in a sparring session.

The second-ranked Tar Heels grabbed an early lead, but it was all the No. 1 Hurricanes (43-6, 23-3 in ACC) from there.

After falling behind 1-0 in the first inning, UM gained control in third on one swing by first baseman Yonder Alonso. He hit a grand slam off White and sparked the Hurricanes for the second time this week.

It was Alonso who hit a homer Tuesday to wake up the team and help it avoid an upset bid against North Florida. He has 17 this season.

"The whole momentum [changed]," Alonso said. "We were losing 1-0 at that point. Coach said, 'Come on guys, we've got to get something going.' The guys at the bottom of the order, they did a good job. They walked, they battled. When it was my turn, I tried to put a big piece on it."

UNC (43-10, 20-7) came right back with a run in the fourth on an RBI single by Tim Federowicz that made it 4-2.

The momentum was short-lived as the Hurricanes showed their lineup depth when Dave DiNatale hit a two-run homer.

UM then broke it completely open with a six-run seventh in which it forced the Tar Heels to use three pitchers.

The 12 runs were more than enough cushion for Hernandez.

Even though he's just a freshman, Hernandez continued to show why he's one of the nation's top young pitchers. He allowed just six hits and two runs with seven strikeouts.

Hernandez never faced any real threats after the fourth inning, improving to 10-0.

"I'm feeling more comfortable out there," Hernandez said. "I'm not nervous out there.

"I just looked at this as another game. I don't try to keep up with those [rankings], because if you do, that's when you start getting nervous about games and I don't want to do that."


shout out to the muthafu*kin baseball team, they doin the damn thang:applause:

like dedos says, we already NFL U and now we about to be MLB U!!:rasta:

 10 years ago '05        #3463
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baseball been doing it for a while...funny i ran into my boy whose a um pitcher and we were getting drunk as fuuuuck at the grove last night

 05-18-2008, 03:12 PM         #3464
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Monroeville (PA) Gateway High School athlete Corey Brown is up to 32 scholarship offers.

And he says he's strongly considering Miami.

"I talk to coach (Aubrey) Hill a lot," Brown said. "We talk about getting me down there. I'll probably go to visit this summer or on an official visit.

"I know a lot about Miami. I talked to some people that went there. They say it's a nice school, that there's a lot of history."

Brown is being recruited as a cornerback/wide receiver.

Last year he had 24 receptions for over 500 yards, adding five interceptions, 10 passes broken up and 54 tackles on defense.

He says he has no frontrunners right now.

Of where UM fits in, he simply says, "They're up there."

"I definitely want to go there and see it," he adds.

Brown has already taken unofficial visits to several other schools – Michigan, Ohio State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Penn State, Maryland and West Virginia.

He says those visits haven't helped him narrow things down yet.

Asked when he'd like to make a final decision, he says, "I don't have a clue yet."

And he says things are getting hectic for him.

"All these coaches want me to call them every night and stuff," Brown said. "They're always telling my coach to tell me to call them - they can't call me (per NCAA rules), so I have to call them."

 10 years ago '08        #3465
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 CANEBOI11 said
Monroeville (PA) Gateway High School athlete Corey Brown is up to 32 scholarship offers.

And he says he's strongly considering Miami.

"I talk to coach (Aubrey) Hill a lot," Brown said. "We talk about getting me down there. I'll probably go to visit this summer or on an official visit.

"I know a lot about Miami. I talked to some people that went there. They say it's a nice school, that there's a lot of history."

Brown is being recruited as a cornerback/wide receiver.

Last year he had 24 receptions for over 500 yards, adding five interceptions, 10 passes broken up and 54 tackles on defense.

He says he has no frontrunners right now.

Of where UM fits in, he simply says, "They're up there."

"I definitely want to go there and see it," he adds.

Brown has already taken unofficial visits to several other schools – Michigan, Ohio State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Penn State, Maryland and West Virginia.

He says those visits haven't helped him narrow things down yet.

Asked when he'd like to make a final decision, he says, "I don't have a clue yet."

And he says things are getting hectic for him.

"All these coaches want me to call them every night and stuff," Brown said. "They're always telling my coach to tell me to call them - they can't call me (per NCAA rules), so I have to call them."
Don`t even waste your time, every kis from that area goes to either Pitt or OSU......By the way, your sig with the Forston quote is the realest sh*t I`ve seen on bx.......

 10 years ago '08        #3466
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 P. Dedos said
fortson owned those clowns trying to use the sean taylor situation against us.. they bleed green and orange out here mang they aint gonna stop us!!!

:rasta:
And that is exactly why I don`t respect Florida..... What kinda n*gga would use some sh*t like that to sway a recruite?They gets no love for that foul tactic...

 10 years ago '04        #3467
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 904Nole said
And that is exactly why I don`t respect Florida..... What kinda n*gga would use some sh*t like that to sway a recruite?They gets no love for that foul tactic...
it wasnt only florida, a number of other schools tried to use the sean taylor incident against us.

negative recruiting happens at every school, like i'm sure some schools are using the FSU cheating scandal against yall.

 10 years ago '04        #3468
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 904Nole said
Don`t even waste your time, every kis from that area goes to either Pitt or OSU......
hill knows some of those east coast kids personally from when he coached at pitt, he's definately got some connections up there.

 10 years ago '04        #3469
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 madness said
it wasnt only florida, a number of other schools tried to use the sean taylor incident against us.

negative recruiting happens at every school, like i'm sure some schools are using the FSU cheating scandal against yall.
True, every school negatively recruits against each other, especially our in-state schools. It's not as if FSU or Miami don't do the sh*t just as bad and you're a clown if you think otherwise. I don't even get offended off the sh*t no more, it's to be expected. Like telling RBs they won't ever touch the ball at Florida. Anybody with a brain knows that ain't true but they still tell these dumbass kids this type of sh*t all the time and lots of them fall for it. No way to get around it. They should be thinking hey I could come in and actually make an impact at UF running the ball taking some of the load off of Tebow but a lot of kids are dumb.

 10 years ago '05        #3470
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 904Nole said
Don`t even waste your time, every kis from that area goes to either Pitt or OSU......
Corey Brown is down to OSU and Michigan for all intensive purposes. Recent articles have stated Michgian leads but I do not believe that for a couple reasons.

#1) He grew up liking OSU.

#2) As soon as we offered he informed a few of our recruits he intends on being a Buckeye.

#3) His teammate, 5* LB Bell, is already commited to us.

 10 years ago '07        #3471
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Rising junior Todd Chandler (right) anchors the defensive line for reigning No. 1 Miami Northwestern.

MIAMI -- Tyresse Jones, the sinewy running back from Miami Northwestern High, was pondering his future Friday.

He was concerned for the dearth of college interest when coach Billy Rolle emerged from the office.

"Here you go," said Rolle, tossing a bundle of mail with nearly 50 college pitch letters and offers. "Now you have choices, Tyresse."

With that the torch was passed.

Jones felt like a hot prospect, knowing he'll have multiple college choices.

"It feels good," said Jones, while smiling. "I didn't know where I stood (with colleges)."

He does now and it hammers home the obvious: At talent-rich Miami Northwestern, the Bulls never rebuild, they reload, as several players are on the wish list of most BCS schools.

Jones, a rising senior, is one of eight returning starters for the Bulls, who finished top-ranked in the ESPN HIGH Elite 25 football rankings in 2007. He rushed for 527 yards and six touchdowns, but will have an expanded role when the season kicks off on Sept. 5 against Carol City (Opa-Locka).

The spring practice sessions -- Florida schools are allowed 15 in May -- came at an opportune time for the Bulls.

The first week was capped Friday amidst steamy, hot temperatures with a controlled 30-play scrimmage. This was the first live action since Dec. 15 when the Bulls trounced Boone (Orlando) 41-0 to win their second straight Class 6A state championship and fourth overall since 1995.

"It's back to work," Rolle said. "We'll emphasize the fundamentals like blocking and tackling. Time to knock the rust off and brush up on a few things; we have two more weeks after this."

Excuse Rolle if he laments the graduation of 18 seniors who signed with colleges, including eight with the University of Miami.

Instead he wrings his hands as the 2008 season kicked off this week.

Northwestern concludes the spring with a jamboree game against North Miami Beach on May 30 at Traz Powell Stadium.

"It's time for us to step up," said Jones, an ESPN 150 Watch List player. "There are doubters out there expecting us to lose this year because lost so many seniors. But that's not the way we look at it; we have a lot of young, hungry players all competing for positions."

Jones and Daquan Hargrett, who ran for eight TDs and a team-leading 605 yards on 82 carries in 2007, form a diminutive one-two running punch while Wayne Times (5-10, 170 pounds) will be the quarterback, solidifying the backfield. Center Shavin Wright is the lone returning starter along the offensive line.

"We have three solid running backs and three others were reassigned new positions just to get them on the field," Rolle said. "Players come into the spring trying out for any position but the coaches will make the final call."

Expect Times, a triple threat, to bring a new dimension to the Bulls. Jacory Harris, a 6-4 quarterback who enrolled at Miami in January, was pass-oriented, throwing for 3,445 yards and 49 TDs in 2007.

"Times is an athlete," Rolle said. "We'll do some different things this year, mainly establishing the run."

Northwestern, which completed a wire-to-wire finish atop the Elite 25 rankings, recorded its second straight 15-0 season, winning the nation's most difficult high school football tournament. The Bulls enter the season carrying a 30-game win streak, the longest current streak in Florida. The Greater Miami Athletic Conference features powers such as Miami Central, Booker T. Washington and Miami Southridge.

Last season, Rolle (112-29 record in 10 years) inherited a loaded squad with 26 returning seniors in July and knew better than to tinker with it. He won his third Class 6A state championship in his second stint with the Bulls. Rolle previously won a 6A title with Northwestern in 1998 and his second with k!llian (Miami) in 2004.

Rolle righted the ship when the entire Northwestern coaching staff was let go in the aftermath of a s3x scandal involving a former player and underage female student.

Instead of wilting, the Bulls pulled together, combining a quick-strike offense and stingy defense which had five shutouts.

The 4-3, ball-hawking defense is bolstered by cornerback Khalid Marshall (5-9, 165), nose tackle Todd Chandler (6-0, 280), safety Tevin McKaskill (6-2, 180) and end Wade Tolbert (6-2, 230). McKaskill is on the ESPN 150 Watch List.

Talent and depth are hallmarks for the Bulls.

"We always have the players but the spring is like a stepping stone," said Chandler, who favors Miami and Florida from a slew of suitors. "We ultimately want to win another state championship. This is the first step."

Rising junior Corvin Lamb, a converted slot back, is learning the position and already receiving recruiting correspondence. Lamb, who ran a 4.31 40-yard dash at the Underclassman Camp in February in Boca Raton, recently flashed that speed at the Class 4A state track meet.

Lamb, along with three football players, teamed to win the 4x400 meter relay. He took second in the 400 (47.96 seconds) and sixth in the 200 (21.97). Jones and Hargrett were two of the four legs on the third-place 4x100 relay.

"The bar is set high every year," said Corvin, who rushed for 338 yards and four scores as a sophomore. "It's our job to (during spring practice) to get them ready for the season and winning another title. That's what we expect around here."


 10 years ago '04        #3472
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UM track has top finishes

University of Miami sprinter Tim Harris and hurdler Cory Nelms won their events in career-best times at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Saturday in Atlanta.

Harris, a four-time All-American, lowered his top collegiate time in the 800-meters by finishing first in 1 minute, 47.12 seconds. Patrick O'Donnell also ran in the event, finishing at 1:53.62.

Harris has won all three 800-meter races he has competed in this season, including his third outdoor and sixth overall Atlantic Coast Conference title.

Nelms ran a personal best (14.23) in the final of the 110-meter hurdles, winning the event with his eighth regional qualifying time of the season.

The 400-meter relay team of DeMarcus Van Dyke, Bruce Johnson, Khalil Jones and Shawnbrey McNeal missed the regional qualifying mark by one one-hundredth of a second, with their second-place finish in 40.67.

The lone field participant, Elan Daviglus, hit his season-best height in the high jump with a mark of 2.05 meters.

Harris and Nelms will be joined by Les Bradley II (110 hurdles) as the men's representatives in the NCAA Regional Championships in Tallahassee from May 30-31.
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 05-19-2008, 01:07 PM         #3473
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McNeal will be a problem if they get him the rock.. Kids unreal.

 05-19-2008, 01:11 PM         #3474
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Rising junior Todd Chandler (right) anchors the defensive line for reigning No. 1 Miami Northwestern.

MIAMI -- Tyresse Jones, the sinewy running back from Miami Northwestern High, was pondering his future Friday.

He was concerned for the dearth of college interest when coach Billy Rolle emerged from the office.

"Here you go," said Rolle, tossing a bundle of mail with nearly 50 college pitch letters and offers. "Now you have choices, Tyresse."

With that the torch was passed.

Jones felt like a hot prospect, knowing he'll have multiple college choices.

"It feels good," said Jones, while smiling. "I didn't know where I stood (with colleges)."

He does now and it hammers home the obvious: At talent-rich Miami Northwestern, the Bulls never rebuild, they reload, as several players are on the wish list of most BCS schools.

Jones, a rising senior, is one of eight returning starters for the Bulls, who finished top-ranked in the ESPN HIGH Elite 25 football rankings in 2007. He rushed for 527 yards and six touchdowns, but will have an expanded role when the season kicks off on Sept. 5 against Carol City (Opa-Locka).

The spring practice sessions -- Florida schools are allowed 15 in May -- came at an opportune time for the Bulls.

The first week was capped Friday amidst steamy, hot temperatures with a controlled 30-play scrimmage. This was the first live action since Dec. 15 when the Bulls trounced Boone (Orlando) 41-0 to win their second straight Class 6A state championship and fourth overall since 1995.

"It's back to work," Rolle said. "We'll emphasize the fundamentals like blocking and tackling. Time to knock the rust off and brush up on a few things; we have two more weeks after this."

Excuse Rolle if he laments the graduation of 18 seniors who signed with colleges, including eight with the University of Miami.

Instead he wrings his hands as the 2008 season kicked off this week.

Northwestern concludes the spring with a jamboree game against North Miami Beach on May 30 at Traz Powell Stadium.

"It's time for us to step up," said Jones, an ESPN 150 Watch List player. "There are doubters out there expecting us to lose this year because lost so many seniors. But that's not the way we look at it; we have a lot of young, hungry players all competing for positions."

Jones and Daquan Hargrett, who ran for eight TDs and a team-leading 605 yards on 82 carries in 2007, form a diminutive one-two running punch while Wayne Times (5-10, 170 pounds) will be the quarterback, solidifying the backfield. Center Shavin Wright is the lone returning starter along the offensive line.

"We have three solid running backs and three others were reassigned new positions just to get them on the field," Rolle said. "Players come into the spring trying out for any position but the coaches will make the final call."

Expect Times, a triple threat, to bring a new dimension to the Bulls. Jacory Harris, a 6-4 quarterback who enrolled at Miami in January, was pass-oriented, throwing for 3,445 yards and 49 TDs in 2007.

"Times is an athlete," Rolle said. "We'll do some different things this year, mainly establishing the run."

Northwestern, which completed a wire-to-wire finish atop the Elite 25 rankings, recorded its second straight 15-0 season, winning the nation's most difficult high school football tournament. The Bulls enter the season carrying a 30-game win streak, the longest current streak in Florida. The Greater Miami Athletic Conference features powers such as Miami Central, Booker T. Washington and Miami Southridge.

Last season, Rolle (112-29 record in 10 years) inherited a loaded squad with 26 returning seniors in July and knew better than to tinker with it. He won his third Class 6A state championship in his second stint with the Bulls. Rolle previously won a 6A title with Northwestern in 1998 and his second with k!llian (Miami) in 2004.

Rolle righted the ship when the entire Northwestern coaching staff was let go in the aftermath of a s3x scandal involving a former player and underage female student.

Instead of wilting, the Bulls pulled together, combining a quick-strike offense and stingy defense which had five shutouts.

The 4-3, ball-hawking defense is bolstered by cornerback Khalid Marshall (5-9, 165), nose tackle Todd Chandler (6-0, 280), safety Tevin McKaskill (6-2, 180) and end Wade Tolbert (6-2, 230). McKaskill is on the ESPN 150 Watch List.

Talent and depth are hallmarks for the Bulls.

"We always have the players but the spring is like a stepping stone," said Chandler, who favors Miami and Florida from a slew of suitors. "We ultimately want to win another state championship. This is the first step."

Rising junior Corvin Lamb, a converted slot back, is learning the position and already receiving recruiting correspondence. Lamb, who ran a 4.31 40-yard dash at the Underclassman Camp in February in Boca Raton, recently flashed that speed at the Class 4A state track meet.

Lamb, along with three football players, teamed to win the 4x400 meter relay. He took second in the 400 (47.96 seconds) and sixth in the 200 (21.97). Jones and Hargrett were two of the four legs on the third-place 4x100 relay.

"The bar is set high every year," said Corvin, who rushed for 338 yards and four scores as a sophomore. "It's our job to (during spring practice) to get them ready for the season and winning another title. That's what we expect around here."

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