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 11 years ago '04        #1741
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 11 years ago '04        #1742
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 07-19-2007, 12:15 PM         #1743
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Q: How are you progressing?

Stewart: I'm doing real well. I'm going through workouts, all my weights are getting better, I'm getting stronger, getting healthy. I'm at both the outside linebacker spots right now.

Q: Your progress has been slowed by injury?

Stewart: First I had shoulder surgery, then I dislocated my knee and only got to play in the Spring Game. I did pretty well in the game, had five solos and 13 a.ssists. That's the game coaches told me I did the best in. They said I did real well.

Q: So what do you see your role being this season?

Stewart: I'm trying to get in games. Last year I got to come in at the end of the season and play a lot, the Virginia game I played a lot.

Q: In 7-on-7's how is the defense doing?

Stewart: The offense is giving us a challenge, is starting to get together, the receivers are catching the ball. But we're starting to lock down receivers. Everything's going well.

Q: Are the running backs hard to handle coming out of the backfield on routes?

Stewart: They're quick. We've got a lot of quick running backs that give you a little move and get open. But the linebackers are handling them right now.

Q: What about Richard Gordon at tight end, is he tough to handle?

Stewart: He's looking good. He was doing that when he got here, has always been good at tight end. He's doing real well.

Q: Have any of the freshmen stood out to you?

Stewart: The receiver from St. Thomas (Leonard Hankerson), he's real good. He goes up and gets the ball. I've seen him catch the ball over our DBs. He looks real good.

Q: How about Allen Bailey?

Stewart: He's looking good, he just has to get the defense together. It's kind of complicated – figuring out picking up guys when they cut and all that. He's like 278 pounds right now, is big. He can move, too. Physically he's big, man.

Q: Any of the other freshmen on defense stand out to you?

Stewart: At safety Damien Berry is doing real well. The corners are doing well, too.

Q: Do you think the freshmen can help this team right away?

Stewart: I think they can help right now.

Q: How good can this defense be compared to last year?

Stewart: I think we'll be up there again. We're trying to be consistent, that's the main thing. We lost a couple of good guys, but we have other good guys stepping in. We should be real good.

Q: What were some highlights from this past Saturday's 7-on-7's?

Stewart: Well, after we do 7-on-7's we do 1-on-1's, and that was the best highlight. At the end Kenny Phillips went against Kayne (Farquharson). And Kayne was talking a whole bunch of mess. Well, KP got him. They went up two times against each other and KP got him both – knocked them down.

Q: What is the team's level of enthusiasm?

Stewart: We're getting excited. Everything is real fun right now.
 07-20-2007, 12:23 PM         #1744
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How big of an impact will Graig Cooper have on the Miami offense this year?

— Alex in Chicago

Javarris James will have to share his space in the backfield.
His impact should be significant. Cooper is so fast and elusive that tackling him is like trying to catch a fly with scissors.

Adding his speed to the offense can only be a plus. Last spring running backs coach Tommie Robinson said that Cooper and probable starting running back Javarris James will be on the field together in some sets.

Cooper also projects as a Devin Hester-type threat on kick returns, which will shorten the field and provide more scoring opportunities for the offense.

With Hester returning punts in 2004, Miami ranked second nationally with a 16.6-yard average. The Hurricanes also averaged 31.67 points per game.

Last season, the Hurricanes averaged just 7.2 yards per punt return and only 19.94 yards on kickoff returns and averaged just 19.62 points per game. Obviously, other factors were involved, but the fact remains a productive return game enhances the offense.

I anticipate Cooper will enhance Miami's offense.
 07-20-2007, 12:24 PM         #1745
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Nashville (TN) Montgomery Bell Academy OL Preston Bailey is busy researching all the colleges that are recruiting him.

And some that aren't.

"I'm researching other schools as well, because I feel at this point I will be receiving more offers the more I put myself out there this upcoming season," Bailey said. "I have no top five or 10. I'm still seeking more information that I need, so when I sit down and make a top five or a final decision I'll have all the tools I need."

So far he lists eight offers: Miami, Tennessee, South Carolina, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Middle Tennessee State

He says he has no clear frontrunners.

What has he learned about UM?

"When you think of the powerhouses of college football you have to think about Miami," he said. "It's a private college with great academics. A lot of people don't know that because football is so dominant there.

"Miami coaches are text messaging me every now and then, telling me things about the school and giving me a million and one reasons why I should come there."

Bailey has visited Georgia Tech unofficially this summer and will also visit Michigan.

He says he plans to make a final decision after his senior season ends.

"After I take my five visits I'll sit down with my parents and mentors and decide then," he says
 07-20-2007, 12:24 PM         #1746
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Q: How are you coming along?

Barney: I'm coming along well. My running's getting better, the weight room is coming through fine. It's going well right now.

Q: Are you ready to go physically?

Barney: I'm not 100 percent, but I'm not that far from it - 90 percent. I'll be doing full contact (in two-a-days).

Q: Will you be playing guard or tackle this year?

Barney: I don't know. I've been working at tackle, though, mostly second team left tackle.

Q: How much depth is there on the offensive line?

Barney: We've got a good number of people. We're fine depth-wise.

Q: Might freshmen Harland Gunn and Tyler Horn be able to help out right away?

Barney: I'm not sure. They have certain things they're working on. Harland came from a run-based team ... they have work to do.

Q: What does coach Jeff Stoutland stress you guys do in the summer?

Barney: Just work hard, push hard and try to get better every day.

Q: How hard are summer workouts?

Barney: They progressively got better. When you first start it depends on what kind of condition you're in for how hard they are.


Q: You were limited this spring due to injury. How are you doing health-wise?

Symonette: I feel pretty good. I'm ready to go.

Q: Players have mentioned you as a very strong pass blocker.

Symonette: I've been working with the coach (Stoutland) on that. We're all good pass blockers, are all pushing each other. We all do the best we can.

Q: You look leaner. You've lost some weight?

Symonette: Coaches haven't weighed me officially yet. But I'm lifting hard, running every day.

Q: What have you lost, 20 or 30 pounds?

Symonette: Maybe more than that. But nothing officially for sure yet. I think I'm in better shape than I was before. We'll just see how I respond with practices.

Q: What position are you working at right now – tackle, guard?

Symonette: I'm learning all the positions so I'll be ready to play whatever position they need me to. I don't expect to play at a specific position. We have a great O-line, guys that can go in anywhere. As a team we need to be able to go in anywhere we need to. Right now I'm working with second team, third team - I'm moving around and trying to get better.

Q: How good is this offensive line?

Symonette: Our line can be as good as we want to be as long as we work at it.

Q: What is the philosophy under coach Stoutland?

Symonette: Work hard every day and get better. Just keep working hard.
 07-20-2007, 12:25 PM         #1747
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July 19, 2007

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Lexington (KY) Henry Clay WR Aaron Boyd doesn't publicly list any favorites or even a top five.

But he does know one thing.

"I plan to take an official visit to Miami," he sys. "I haven't narrowed the others down yet."

Why does he have UM slotted in for a visit?

"I just want to see what it's like, what the atmosphere is like," Boyd said. "I know for a fact they're a good team. I just want to see more of them."

Boyd has built a strong rapport with Cane coach Wesley McGriff.

"He just talks about the alumni, how great a program it is and how they're going to rebound," Boyd said. "Coach McGriff, he's a real good guy, is a southern dude from Kentucky. I just like his energy. He's like me, so I get along well with him. He's not really a coach to me, he's like my friend. We talk a couple of times a month."

Boyd adds of UM that "I like the tradition, they're known for a lot of players going to the NFL, a lot of winning streaks, national championships. It would be great to be a part of a team like that."

Boyd says he "might" announce a top 10 midway through his senior season.

As a junior Boyd finished with 40 receptions for 730 yards and five touchdowns.

He lists 20 scholarship offers, including UM, Virginia, Tennessee, LSU, Louisville, Alabama and Auburn.

He says what he's working hardest on for his senior season is "improving my mechanics, route running. I'm practicing hard catches."
 07-20-2007, 06:50 PM         #1748
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[CODE]No. Name Class. Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School/College
1 Kenny Phillips Jr. S 6-2 210 Miami/Carol City
2 Graig Cooper Fr. RB 6-0 194 Memphis, Tenn./Melrose/Milford Prep
3 Kyle Wright Sr. QB 6-4 225 Danville, Calif./Monte Vista
4 Glenn Sharpe Sr. CB 6-0 185 Miami/Carol City
5 Javarris James Soph. RB 6-0 211 Immokalee/Immokalee
6 Randy Phillips Jr. CB 6-0 204 Belle Glade/Glades Central
7 Kirby Freeman Jr. QB 6-3 214 Brownwood, Texas/Brownwood
8 Darnell Jenkins Sr. WR 5-10 188 Miami/Central
9 Lance Leggett Sr. WR 6-3 192 Bartow/Arlington (Texas) Grace Prep
11 DajLeon Farr Jr. TE 6-5 252 Houston, Texas/North Shore
12 Jorge Fernandez Jr. QB 6-4 215 Miami/Westminster Christian
12 Robert Marve Fr. QB 6-1 198 Tampa/Plant HS
13 Ryan Hill Soph. WR 5-11 195 Tallahassee/Rickards
14 Kris Kimball Jr. WR 5-9 190 Flourtown, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy
15 Jake Byrne Jr. QB 6-4 208 Miami/Gulliver Prep
15 Jermaine McKenzie Fr. WR 6-2 170 Bradenton/Bradenton Academy
16 Matt Perrelli Jr. QB 6-3 240 Jupiter/Jupiter
17 Daren Daly Jr. PK/P 6-1 179 Coral Springs/Taravella
18 Dedrick Epps Soph. TE 6-4 248 Richmond, Va./Huguenot
19 Daniel Adderley Fr. WR 6-6 215 Simpsonville, S.C./Southside Christian School
19 Terrance Thomason Soph. WR 6-0 165 Riverdale, Ga./Riverdale
20 Doug Wiggins Fr. DB 5-11 188 North Miami Beach/North Miami Beach
21 Derron Thomas Jr. RB 5-9 202 Edgard, La./East St. John
22 Bruce Johnson Jr. CB 5-11 174 Live Oak/Suwannee
23 Tervaris Johnson Soph. DB 6-2 226 Miami/Monsignor Pace
24 Chavez Grant Soph. DB 5-11 177 Miami/Booker T. Washington
25 Matt Bosher R-Fr. PK/P 6-0 195 Jupiter/Jupiter
26 Anthony Redd*ck Jr. S 6-0 205 Ft. Lauderdale/St. Thomas Aquinas
27 Carlos Armour Jr. CB 6-3 204 Memphis, Tenn./Melrose
28 Willie Cooper Sr. S 6-1 214 St. Augustine/St. Augustine
29 Joseph Nicolas Fr. DB 6-1 190 Homestead/Homestead Senior HS
30 DeMarcus Van Dyke Fr. DB 6-1 170 Miami/Pace HS
31 Joe Lucking Fr. FB 6-0 230 Cincinnati, Ohio/Anderson HS
32 Lee Chambers Fr. RB 5-10 180 Coffeeville, Miss./Coffeeville HS
33 Shawnbrey McNeal Fr. RB 5-11 190 Dallas, Texas/Madison HS
34 Charlie Jones Sr. RB 5-10 219 Homestead/South Dade
35 Lovon Ponder Jr. S 6-0 209 Miami/Monsignor Pace
36 Kylan Robinson R-Fr. RB 6-1 215 Anchorage, Alaska/Tampa Chamberlain
37 Jared Campbell Fr. DB 6-0 195 Aurora, Colo./Overland HS
38 Damien Berry Fr. DB 5-11 198 Belle Glade/Glades Central HS
39 Grant Brown Sr. P/PK 6-2 190 North Versailles, Pa./East Allegheny
40 David Strimple Sr. PK/P 5-10 180 Los Angeles, Calif./Beverly Hills
41 Jerrell Mabry Soph. FB 6-1 275 Columbus, Ga./Shaw
42 Gabriel Diaz Sr. FB 6-0 232 Miami/Southwest
43 Alex Uribe Jr. PK 6-1 170 Miami/Gulliver Prep
44 Colin McCarthy Soph. LB 6-3 223 Clearwater/Clearwater Central Catholic
45 Joe Tolliver Sr. WR 6-2 200 Miramar/Dr. Krop
46 John Rochford Sr. G/C 6-2 273 Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional
47 Vegas Franklin Sr. DL 6-3 255 Reserve, La./East St. John
48 Spencer Adkins Jr. LB 5-11 230 Naples/Naples
49 Courtney Harris Soph. DE 6-3 254 Jupiter/Jupiter
50 Darryl Sharpton Soph. LB 5-11 240 Coral Gables/Coral Gables
51 Romeo Davis Sr. LB 6-3 231 Miami/Northwestern
52 Tavares Gooden Sr. LB 6-2 238 Ft. Lauderdale/St. Thomas Aquinas
53 Benny Fernandez Jr. TE 6-4 212 Miami/Sunset
53 Patrick Smith Jr. LB 6-0 235 Fairfield, Calif./De La Salle HS/Solano JC
54 Teraz McCray Sr. DT 6-1 286 Pompano Beach/Ely
55 Glenn Cook Sr. LB 6-0 220 Hollywood/Chaminade-Madonna Prep
56 Luqman Abdallah Soph. DT 6-3 307 Princeton, N.J./Trenton Central/The Hun School
57 Allen Bailey Fr. LB 6-4 270 Darien, Ga./McIntosh County Academy
57 Chris Hayes Soph. DB 5-9 160 Sarasota/Out-of-Door Academy
58 Demetri Stewart Soph. LB 6-3 213 Oakland Park/Northeast
59 Eric Houston Jr. LB 6-2 228 Miami/Coral Reef
60 Chris Ivory Fr. LS 6-2 230 Belleview/Belleview HS
61 Joel Figueroa R-Fr. OL 6-5 322 North Miami/North Miami
63 Tyler Horn Fr. OL 6-4 290 Memphis, Tenn./University HS
64 Jason Fox Soph. OT 6-6 290 Fort Worth, Texas/North Crowley
65 Matt Pipho Soph. OL 6-7 302 LaPorte City, Iowa/Union
66 Harland Gunn Fr. OL 6-2 300 Omaha, Neb./Central HS
66 Daniel Warren Soph. DB 6-0 180 West Chester, Ohio/Culver Military Academy
67 Tyrone Byrd Jr. OL 6-5 298 Sugar Land, Texas/Houston Hightower
68 Ian Symonette R-Fr. OL 6-9 356 Nassau, Bahamas/St. Pius (Houston)
69 Jonathan Teske Sr. G 6-0 253 Gaithersburg, Md./Gaithersburg
70 A.J. Trump Soph. G 6-3 294 Clearwater/Central Catholic
71 Derrick Morse Sr. G 6-4 320 Fort Myers/Estero
72 Andrew Bain Sr. G 6-3 344 Pompano Beach/Ely
73 Cyrim Wimbs Sr. OT 6-3 330 Pompano Beach/Ely
74 Orlando Franklin Fr. OL 6-7 320 Delray Beach/Atlantic HS
75 Chaz Washington R-Fr. DL 6-4 310 Destrehan, La./Destrehan
76 Chris Rutledge Jr. OL 6-5 302 Miami/Dr. Krop
77 Reggie Youngblood Jr. OT 6-5 302 Houston, Texas/Booker T. Washington
79 Chris Barney Soph. OT 6-5 340 Miami/Northwestern
80 George Robinson R-Fr. WR 6-0 184 Miami/Miami Central
81 Calais Campbell Jr. DE 6-8 280 Denver, Colo./South
82 Kayne Farquharson Jr. WR 6-2 185 Homestead/Homestead Senior HS/El Camino (Calif.) JC
83 Sam Shields Soph. WR 6-0 175 Sarasota/Booker
84 Richard Gordon Soph. TE 6-4 260 Miami/Norland/Milford Prep (N.Y.)
85 Leonard Hankerson Fr. WR 6-2 199 Fort Lauderdale/St. Thomas Aquinas HS
85 Brian McNeil Jr. WR 6-3 224 Lighthouse Point/North Broward Prep
86 Ross Abramson Sr. LS 6-0 218 Franklin Lakes, N.J./Ramapo
87 Khalil Jones Jr. WR 6-2 217 Miami/Northwestern
88 Chris Zellner Jr. TE 6-2 242 Sarasota/Booker
90 Steven Wesley R-Fr. DE 6-3 245 Bartow/Bartow
91 Joe Joseph Soph. DT 6-3 271 Orlando/Oak Ridge
92 Josh Holmes R-Fr. DT 6-0 276 San Diego, Calif./Point Loma
93 Dwayne Hendricks Jr. DT 6-4 287 Millville, N.J./Millville
94 Eric Moncur Jr. DE 6-2 255 Miami/Carol City
96 Antonio Dixon Jr. DT 6-3 331 Miami/Booker T. Washington/Milford Prep
97 Adewale Ojomo Fr. DE 6-3 236 Hialeah/Hialeah HS
98 Chris Perry Fr. DT 6-3 309 Keller, Texas/Fossil Ridge HS[/CODE]

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 07-20-2007, 11:53 PM         #1749
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Everyone should go pick up the new ESPN the magazine or maybe its a later one with a story on Darnell Jenkins in it. Its about his life living in Liberty City and anyone from around there knows how tough that sh*t is.. Some interesting sh*t tho, esp two new rules. Anyone caught with a gun on the team is automatically kicked off. And you can't live off campus without a 2.5 GPA
 11 years ago '05        #1750
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Heard we was supposed to have a big day tomorrow (well later today). Hopefully this is true.
 11 years ago '04        #1751
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Yeah I heard y'all supposed to be getting 4 commits tomorrow or something. Shannon is cleaning up the kids that should go to Miami in South Florida, he's doing a great job with recruiting. I still think the team struggles though but I can't deny his ability to lock down his area. I do think that Ramon Buchanan will wind up in the Gator class though, Reggie Nelson and Meyer was all in his ear at FNL and he's definitely still open and has stated as much and I expect the switch. Plus he from a fertile Gator pipeline in Palm Bay.
 11 years ago '05        #1752
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we working hard on fortson right now... tryin to steal him out ur backyard... thank god for the seminole showcase
 11 years ago '05        #1753
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 1000bluntz said:
Yeah I heard y'all supposed to be getting 4 commits tomorrow or something. Shannon is cleaning up the kids that should go to Miami in South Florida, he's doing a great job with recruiting. I still think the team struggles though but I can't deny his ability to lock down his area. I do think that Ramon Buchanan will wind up in the Gator class though, Reggie Nelson and Meyer was all in his ear at FNL and he's definitely still open and has stated as much and I expect the switch. Plus he from a fertile Gator pipeline in Palm Bay.
Yea im not too sure about Ramon but hopefully we got Kotoa and/or Spence when its all done.
 11 years ago '04        #1754
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We fu*king got him!!!!!!!!!! Damn i'm excited as fu*k for this season now!!

uly 23, 2007

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The University of Miami's commitment run continues.

Stud Miami Northwestern WR Aldarius Johnson has at last made his pledge to the Canes.

"I'm going to go upstairs and do it right now," Johnson told CaneSport as he drove toward the Hecht Athletic Center on Monday at 12:45 p.m.

"He's coming to the Hurricanes," his mother, Shantera, told CaneSport. "His mind is made up."

Johnson's commitment to Miami has been speculated on for weeks. He is the ninth UM commitment from the South Florida area and joins teammates Jacory Harris and Brandon Washington as Cane commits.

It was Harris' commitment that helped make Johnson decide to make the pledge.

"I'd told him that whenever he made his decision, I'll go where he's going," Johnson said. "I want to play with Jacory in college."

Johnson chose Miami over several other big offers, including LSU, Florida and FSU.

At 6-foot-3 and 195 pounds, he's earned comparisons to a young Calvin Johnson.

This Johnson caught 78 passes for 1,354 yards and 19 touchdowns during the 2006 season, leading Northwestern to a perfect 16-0 record and the Florida Class 6A championship.

He set Miami-Dade County records for receptions and receiving yardage in a season.

"What makes Aldarius special is his ability to physically outmatch the opponent he's playing against," former Miami Northwestern coach Roland Smith said. "He's like a man against boys. He's big, fast and physical. As strong and tall and fast as he is, it's a difficult matchup on the field.

"He is an Andre Johnson and Dwayne Bowe type. With the numbers he's put up he may be the best that's come through here, one of the best or the best."

Johnson is still working to qualify academically. He has a 2.7 grade-point average and has yet to take the ACT or SAT.

"He'll be okay, his GPA is fine and he still wants to get it up," Smith said. "He still has to take his ACT and SAT and is preparing for that. If he keeps preparing he'll be fine."

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 07-23-2007, 12:18 PM         #1755
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 booker20 said:
we working hard on fortson right now... tryin to steal him out ur backyard... thank god for the seminole showcase

Yeah that kid is unreal we need to put the full court press on him right now
 11 years ago '04        #1756
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Sour taste lingers for Hurricanes
Players, coaches, alumni and fans are still 'embarrassed' by last year's 7-6 record. The team wants to use that as motivation to excel.

Derrick Morse, right, who is entering his senior season, said the Hurricanes want to 'be great again.'
PINEHURST, N.C. -- The season from hell seems surreal to University of Miami senior guard/center Derrick Morse, who once earned the nickname ''D-nasty'' and whose on-field demeanor has been compared to, among other charming characters, the Tazmanian Devil.

But just to ensure the rancid memories stay vivid enough to galvanize the Hurricanes for a 2007 turnaround, former Hurricanes have been reminding their younger cohorts that last season's 7-6 showing was downright pitiful.

''I almost feel embarrassed,'' Morse said Sunday while surrounded by dozens of reporters at the Pinehurst Resort for the ACC Football Kickoff. ``[New York Jets linebacker] Jonathan Vilma came back the other day, and he was talking to us about how it hurts him just as much as it hurts us when we lose a game. And he's up there, and guys are getting on him every time we lose. When we hear something like that, man, it really puts it in perspective that it's not just us. It's all the ex-players hurting, alumni, fans, everybody.

``This year, especially after last season, we have a lot to prove. We just want to come back and be great again.''

The Hurricanes open 2007 in the Orange Bowl against Marshall on Sept. 1, followed by an intense road schedule that includes Oklahoma the next Saturday, Florida State, Virginia Tech and Boston College.

They have a new coach in former defensive coordinator Randy Shannon, a new offensive coordinator in former Georgia Tech coordinator Patrick Nix and, as usually is the case this time of year, an upbeat, enthusiastic attitude.

Morse and teammates such as defensive end Calais Campbell, a preseason Playboy All American who also attended Sunday, are trying to move past a season that included the still-unsolved shooting death of senior Bryan Pata, a nationally dissected brawl with Florida International and the firing of coach Larry Coker.


''It was real tough last season,'' Morse said. 'After we lost a couple of games everybody was talking about Coach Coker's [fate] and `We want Kirby [Freeman] and not Kyle [Wright],' the murder, the f!ght -- It was just a crazy season, and we're all glad it has passed.''

Morse's on-field aggression, even with teammates during practice drills, has gotten him injured and in trouble more than once. The 6-4, 325-pound lineman is friendly, polite and accommodating off the field, but he's a terror on it -- ''a beast,'' Campbell said Sunday.

Morse was the only starting offensive lineman suspended for the Duke game after he was seen slamming an FIU opponent to the ground.

He promises that won't happen again, especially because new university rules state that ``with respect to f!ghting, any future violation will subject student-athletes to seasonal or permanent suspensions.''

''Now I'm really careful,'' he said. ``Everybody has a temper in the game. I did my community service, and I'm trying to put that past me. But what can you really do when you see one of your teammates getting kicked in the head? That's the first thing I saw, and I hope you all would do the same thing.

``This time instead of maybe like tackling a guy I might just try and pull people off. As far as being on the field and getting into a f!ght with another team, I don't see that happening ever again.''


Morse missed most of spring practice with a sprained left knee and slight meniscus tear. He said doctors drained his knee, but he didn't need surgery. He expects to practice at center and guard, but said center A.J. Trump is doing well after reconstructive knee surgery in November.

Sophomore Jason Fox, who tore his Achilles' tendon in the spring, is expected to start at left tackle opposite junior Reggie Youngblood. Senior Andrew Bain will be at left guard, with the other spot open should Morse start at center.


Morse is convinced UM will reverse its offensive tailspin.

He can't fathom the Canes again finishing 84th nationally in rushing offense, 62nd in passing offense and 87th in total offense.

He said Nix has overhauled the offense with new plays and plenty of variation, and that the starting quarterback -- Wright or Freeman -- will flourish.

''I think everybody should respect us,'' Morse said. ``I don't want to act c*cky but we have a great plan, great players, great coaching staff now. We don't want to dwell on the past. We want to look toward the future. It's going to be special.''
 11 years ago '04        #1757
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UM linebacker Davis might miss season

PINEHURST, N.C. -- University of Miami linebacker Romeo Davis, who had reconstructive surgery last October to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, sustained another knee injury this summer and could be out for the season, UM coach Randy Shannon said Monday morning.

'Romeo Davis' status is that right now he's on the rehab with his knee -- yeah, ACL. He's the only one who is 50-50. I don't know if he'll play this year,'' Shannon told The Miami Herald.

Shannon at first said Davis ''reinjured'' his knee, ''reagitated it this summer during workouts.'' Then he said he wasn't sure if it was the same knee and wasn't sure of the exact nature of the injury.

The bottom line, Shannon said, is that Davis will be back next season. ''Romeo has only been here for four years, so if he doesn't play this year, he has another year.'' Davis, a 2004 graduate of Miami Northwestern High, has never been redshirted.

Davis, who started at middle linebacker in 2005, played in seven games last season and started two.

Shannon also reiterated that junior safety Anthony Redd*ck will be out the entire 2007 season while rehabilitating his reconstructed left knee. He sustained the torn ACL in late April. Redd*ck also sat out his sophomore season in 2005 after tearing the ACL of his right knee in the first game of the season. Shannon said he expects Redd*ck to return to the field in 2008.

Other UM football news:

• Shannon said he is waiting for ``one kid coming in as a freshman who is going through some [NCAA] Clearinghouse stuff. Once we find out what his status is, we'll have every freshman in. They've all made it, all qualified except one. It just depends on what the Clearinghouse decision is.''

The athlete is believed to be running back Shawnbrey McNeal of Dallas.

• Shannon said the three players involved in a recent single-car accident -- incoming quarterback Robert Marve, incoming wide receiver Jermaine McKenzie and linebacker Colin McCarthy -- are all doing well. He said he won't say definitely that Marve and McKenzie will redshirt this season because of their injuries, just in case they get well enough in time to play.

Marve's father, however, has said his son likely will redshirt.

• The coach said senior wide receiver Darnell Jenkins, who missed spring football to tend to unspecified family issues, is well and will be at fall camp to prepare for the season.
 11 years ago '04        #1758
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harris to johnson = culpepper to moss :applause:
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 madness said:
harris to johnson = culpepper to moss :applause:
Harris is rated way too low... he is the truth.... i think hes the best qb in FL
 11 years ago '04        #1760
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here is the ESPN 150, How many of them belong to us?

ESPN 150 - Class of 2008
1 Julio Jones WR AL 95 Insider Only
2 Will Hill ATH NJ 93 Insider Only
3 Terrelle Pryor ATH PA 93 Insider Only
4 Jermie Calhoun RB TX 92 Insider Only
5 A.J. Green WR SC 91 Insider Only
6 Arthur Brown ILB KS 90 Insider Only
7 Darrell Scott RB CA 89 Insider Only
8 DaQuan Bowers DT SC 88 Insider Only
9 Dee Finley S AL 88 Insider Only
10 Blaine Gabbert QB MO 87 Insider Only
11 Patrick Johnson CB FL 87 Insider Only
12 E.J. Manuel QB VA 87 Insider Only
13 R.J. Washington DE TX 87 Insider Only
14 Dayne Crist QB CA 86 Insider Only
15 Jamie Harper RB FL 86 Insider Only
16 Brice Butler WR GA 86 Insider Only
17 Chancey Aghayere DE TX 85 Insider Only
18 Deion Walker WR VA 85 Insider Only
19 Etienne Sabino ILB FL 85 Insider Only
20 T.J. Bryant CB FL 84 Insider Only
21 Burton Scott ATH AL 84 Insider Only
22 Tyler Love OT AL 84 Insider Only
23 Brandon Barnes ATH NC 84 Insider Only
24 Joe Adams ATH AR 84 Insider Only
25 Dan Buckner WR TX 84 Insider Only
26 Jonathan Baldwin TE PA 83 Insider Only
27 Ryan Williams RB VA 83 Insider Only
28 Marcus Forston DT FL 83 Insider Only
29 Michael Brewster OT FL 83 Insider Only
30 Xavier Brewer CB FL 83 Insider Only
31 Courtney Upshaw DE AL 83 Insider Only
32 Josh Jarboe WR GA 83 Insider Only
33 Nigel Carr OLB FL 83 Insider Only
34 Landry Jones QB NM 83 Insider Only
35 Richard Samuel RB GA 83 Insider Only
36 Omar Hunter DT GA 83 Insider Only
37 Charles Whitlock CB SC 83 Insider Only
38 Jarvis Humphrey DT TX 83 Insider Only
39 Spencer Adams S NC 83 Insider Only
40 William Green DE AL 83 Insider Only
41 Mike Floyd WR MN 83 Insider Only
42 Kye Staley RB OK 83 Insider Only
43 Deangelo Tyson DT GA 83 Insider Only
44 J.B. Shugarts OT TX 83 Insider Only
45 Andrew Sweat ILB PA 83 Insider Only
46 Andre Ellington RB SC 82 Insider Only
47 De'Anthony Curtis RB AR 82 Insider Only
48 Jon Major ILB CO 82 Insider Only
49 T.J. Lawrence ATH FL 82 Insider Only
50 Carlton Thomas RB FL 82 Insider Only
51 Nick Crissman QB CA 82 Insider Only
52 Ramon Buchanan OLB FL 82 Insider Only
53 Antoine Hicks ATH TX 82 Insider Only
54 Cyrus Gray RB TX 82 Insider Only
55 Michael Mauti ILB LA 82 Insider Only
56 Jamoris Slaughter S GA 82 Insider Only
57 D.J. Shoemate ATH CA 82 Insider Only
58 Aundre Dean RB TX 82 Insider Only
59 Mike Glennon QB VA 82 Insider Only
60 Lerentee McCray OLB FL 82 Insider Only
61 Nigel Bradham ILB FL 82 Insider Only
62 Dwayne Allen TE NC 82 Insider Only
63 Darryl Stonum WR TX 82 Insider Only
64 Keanon Cooper OLB TX 82 Insider Only
65 Chris Tolliver WR LA 82 Insider Only
66 E.J. Woods S CA 82 Insider Only
67 Brandon Moore TE OH 82 Insider Only
68 Brandon Harris CB FL 82 Insider Only
69 Kavario Middleton TE WA 82 Insider Only
70 Anthony Dye CB CA 82 Insider Only
71 Brandon Thompson DT GA 82 Insider Only
72 Karnell Hatcher S FL 82 Insider Only
73 Jameel Owens WR OK 82 Insider Only
74 Jonas Gray RB MI 82 Insider Only
75 David Snow OG TX 82 Insider Only
76 Andrew Luck QB TX 82 Insider Only
77 Antoine McClain OT AL 82 Insider Only
78 Braden Hanson QB NC 82 Insider Only
79 DeSean Hales ATH TX 82 Insider Only
80 Aldarius Johnson WR FL 82 Insider Only
81 Jordan Futch OLB FL 82 Insider Only
82 Matt Kalil OT CA 82 Insider Only
83 Ethan Johnson DE OR 82 Insider Only
84 Blake Ayles TE CA 82 Insider Only
85 Mike Adams OT OH 82 Insider Only
86 Rod Wilks WR TN 82 Insider Only
87 Stephen Good OT TX 82 Insider Only
88 Taylor Cook QB TX 82 Insider Only
89 Davon Johnson WR FL 82 Insider Only
90 Terrance Parks CB GA 81 Insider Only
91 Sean Spence OLB FL 81 Insider Only
92 Derrick Hall ATH TX 81 Insider Only
93 Daniel Franklin ILB GA 81 Insider Only
94 Charles Mitchell ATH MS 81 Insider Only
95 Darius Fleming DE IL 81 Insider Only
96 Kendall Wright ATH TX 81 Insider Only
97 Sam McGuffie RB TX 81 Insider Only
98 Tyler Edwards TE LA 81 Insider Only
99 Emmanuel Acho OLB TX 81 Insider Only
100 Shayne Hale ILB PA 81 Insider Only
101 C.J. Holton S FL 81 Insider Only
102 Kyle Rudolph TE OH 81 Insider Only
103 Jordan Fields CB TX 81 Insider Only
104 Jake Stoneburner TE OH 81 Insider Only
105 Kyle Parker QB FL 81 Insider Only
106 Chris Burns RB PA 81 Insider Only
107 Christian Wilson OLB PA 81 Insider Only
108 Matthew Patchan OT FL 81 Insider Only
109 Nolan Brewster OLB CO 81 Insider Only
110 Steve Filer ILB IL 81 Insider Only
111 Jeff Demps ATH FL 81 Insider Only
112 Dann O'Neill OT MI 81 Insider Only
113 Baker Steinkuhler OG NE 81 Insider Only
114 DeVoe Torrence ATH OH 81 Insider Only
115 Gerell Robinson S AZ 81 Insider Only
116 MarQueis Gray QB IN 81 Insider Only
117 Matt Meyer OT CA 81 Insider Only
118 Uona Kaveinga ILB CA 81 Insider Only
119 Kyle Long OT VA 81 Insider Only
120 Luke Nix OT PA 81 Insider Only
121 Allen Carroll OG CA 81 Insider Only
122 Justin Johnson RB TX 81 Insider Only
123 Tyron Smith OT CA 81 Insider Only
124 Patrick Nixon CB FL 81 Insider Only
125 Dravannti Johnson OLB TX 81 Insider Only
126 Toby Jackson DE GA 81 Insider Only
127 Brendan Beal ILB PA 81 Insider Only
128 Kenny Tate WR MD 81 Insider Only
129 Travis Howard CB FL 81 Insider Only
130 Cameron Demps CB GA 81 Insider Only
131 Marcus Robinson OLB FL 80 Insider Only
132 Kenneth Page OG SC 80 Insider Only
133 Jeff Fuller WR TX 80 Insider Only
134 A.J. Harmon OG GA 80 Insider Only
135 Thearon Collier WR FL 80 Insider Only
136 Neiko Lipscomb ATH GA 80 Insider Only
137 J.B. Fitzgerald OLB NJ 80 Insider Only
138 Templeton Hardy DT MS 80 Insider Only
139 Jeremy Brown CB FL 80 Insider Only
140 Chris Jackson ATH GA 80 Insider Only
141 Travis Benjamin WR FL 80 Insider Only
142 Greg Shaw OT FL 80 Insider Only
143 Khaled Holmes OG CA 80 Insider Only
144 Tavarres King WR GA 80 Insider Only
145 Eric Smith RB FL 80 Insider Only
146 Tyler Westphal DE WI 80 Insider Only
147 Tarik Rollins OLB FL 80 Insider Only
148 Chris Harper ATH KS 80 Insider Only
149 Vaughn Dotsy OG CA 80 Insider Only
150 Anthony McDonald OLB CA 80 Insider Only

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