Miami Rumors & News

  • Report: Mark Richt donating $1M for Miami's indoor practice facility

    Palm Beach Post "Stephen Ross isn’t the only South Florida sports figure digging into his own pocket for football construction projects. Mark Richt told boosters in Chicago last week he was donating $1 million of his own money to fund Miami’s indoor practice facility, several sources who were at the event told..." May 25

  • Coveted football recruit DeeJay Dallas chooses Miami Hurricanes

    Miami Herald "The Miami Hurricanes and Mark Richt have landed one of their top targets in the 2017 recruiting class. Four-star athlete DeeJay Dallas from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Ga. announced Saturday afternoon during a radio show that he will become a Hurricane. “For the next four years I plan on..." May 21

  • Hurricanes RB Mark Walton pleads not guilty in DUI case

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes have yet to make a determination on whether suspended running back Mark Walton will remain so. Walton pleaded not guilty Thursday on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a knowingly suspended license, according to Miami-Dade court records. Walton, 19, was..." May 19

  • Richt to give 'really good QB' Kaaya more control of Miami offense

    Palm Beach Post "Mark Richt is excited about being a hands-on offensive coach again, but he’s not scouring all corners of the country, digging into textbooks and spending bleary-eyed nights trying to develop new plays. He has more than enough in his repertoire. “There’s really nothing new under the sun,” he..." May 06

  • Mark Richt on NCAA overturning satellite camp ban: ‘I don’t like it’

    Palm Beach Post "The ACC and SEC lobbied for the NCAA to ban satellite camps. Having coached 15 years in the latter conference and five months in the former, you might expect Mark Richt to be against them. You’d be right. “I don’t like it,” he said Monday when asked in a Q&A session with Hurricanes boosters for..." May 03

  • Miami's Al-Quadin Muhammad undergoes minor knee surgery

    Palm Beach Post "Defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad, one of the Hurricanes’ top players, had surgery Friday, he announced through his Instagram account. UM later confirmed Muhammad had “a small procedure done on his knee” and would resume football activities in two weeks. A source close to Muhammad said he had an..." April 30

  • Miami Hurricanes RB Allegedly Posed As A Cop, Groped A Woman And Had The Balls To Ask Victim For A Date

    BroBible "The Miami Hurricanes may have hired a new head football coach this offseason in Mark Richt, but it seems as if some of the same problems persist after the news that freshman running back Mark Walton was recently busted by cops—and you won’t believe the perverse act that caused his arrest. After..." April 28

  • Florida-Miami rivalry to be renewed in 2019 season opener

    The Score "A rivalry renewed. After not playing since 2013, Miami and Florida are set to square off to open the 2019 campaign. "We are pleased to have partnered with Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events to kick off the 2019 season against Miami,'' Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said. "Orlando..." April 26

  • Miami suspends Hurricanes rusher Mark Walton following arrest

    College Spun "Miami football has announced the suspension of rising sophomore running back Mark Walton, following his arrest. The school put out a statement about Walton this morning. There are multiple reports about what Walton has been arrested for. AP writer Tim Reynolds reports that it was for DUI…" April 23

  • Deal for 2019 Florida-Miami game close to being finalized

    College Football Talk "Back in October of last year, it was reported that Florida and Miami were closing in on a deal that would pit the two football programs against each other in the 2019 season opener in Orlando. Over the past six months, there’s been no public movement on that front, although it appears that could..." April 13

  • Georgia's Smart won't allow transfers to Miami

    The Score "Kirby Smart is laying down the law at Georgia. If any Bulldogs are hoping to follow former head coach Mark Richt to Miami, Smart has some news for them. "I wanted to set the precedent for the future that kids would not be able to go to Miami right away," Smart told Seth Emerson of..." March 22

  • 2017 QB N’Kosi Perry commits Miami Hurricanes ‘for good’

    The Score "Someday, N’Kosi Perry might look back on this and smile. He committed to Miami and then backed out, but now he’s back with the Hurricanes, he said, “#ForGood.” A senior-to-be at Ocala-Vanguard High, Perry told Mark Richt on Saturday he wanted to be a part of the 2017 class, announcing his..." March 22

  • Jon Semerene given boot by Hurricanes

    ESPN "Kickoff specialist Jon Semerene was dismissed from Miami's football team Friday, hours after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The 20-year-old Semerene was being held Friday night on $2,000 bond, according to Miami-Dade jail records." March 19

  • Two Miami Hurricanes football players arrested in Miami Beach

    Miami Herald "The case against at least one of the University of Miami football players arrested on Wednesday night will not be prosecuted by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office — with the other player expected to get the same resolution when he goes to court. Trevor Darling and Jahair Jones were arrested..." March 10

  • Kemore Gamble decommits from Miami Hurricanes

    Palm Beach Post "New Miami tight ends coach Todd Hartley expressed a great deal of excitement about the future of his position group. In all likelihood, that will not include Kemore Gamble. Gamble, a senior-to-be at Miami Southridge High, announced Tuesday he was backing off his commitment to the Hurricanes." March 08

  • 4-Star LB Tyler Dunning De-Commits From Miami, Drops New Top 5

    College Spun "Miami just lost a commitment from four-star linebacker Tyler Dunning out of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas. Dunning announced the news this afternoon, nearly one year to the day –Feb. 21–that he committed to the Hurricanes. " February 22

  • Why wait? Mark Richt offers eighth-grade QB to play for Hurricanes

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Mark Richt is wasting no time plucking recruits from Georgia, even if they haven’t stepped foot on a high school campus yet. Miami became the first school to offer eighth-grade quarterback Harrison Bailey on Tuesday. At 6-3, 175 pounds, Bailey has an impressive eight-minute long highlight..." February 17

  • Former top football recruit accused of armed robberies in East Cleveland, Garfield Heights

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A former top football recruit from Glenville High School is accused of robbing a Family Dollar store at gunpoint. Latwan Anderson, 24, was arrested about noon Friday on suspicion of aggravated robbery, according to police. He has not yet been formally charged. Anderson robbed the store at..." February 14

  • 2017 QB N'Kosi Perry Decommits from Miami

    State of the U "After saying his commitment to Miami was solid following a meeting with Mark Richt, 2017 commit QB N'Kosi Perry decommitted from Miami this evening Perry, the Florida 6A player of the year in 2015, is a very good prospect at the quarterback position. However, his dual threat talents are best..." February 08

  • All-American CB Tyler Byrd flips from Miami to Tennessee via Periscope

    Fox Sports - College Football "On the eve of National Signing Day, Miami found out the hard way that all-American cornerback Tyler Byrd will be not be a Hurricane. Byrd, who committed to Miami last year, announced on Periscope on Tuesday that he was headed to Tennessee in 2016" February 03

  • Hurricanes nab commitment from heralded safety Romeo Finley

    Miami Herald "On the eve of National Signing Day, the Miami Hurricanes got another big commitment. Four-star safety Romeo Finley of Niceville, Florida, revealed on Twitter that he will attend the University of Miami. Finley, 6-1 and 200 pounds, is rated the nation’s 12th-best safety according to..." February 02

  • Georgia, Miami making late push for Alabama wide receiver commit

    Alabama "Kirby Smart was the first Alabama coach to make contact with Tyler Simmons, playing a role in the Tide getting a commitment from the three-star wide receiver from Georgia. That was before Smart took over as Georgia's head coach. During an in-home visit with Simmons Thursday, Smart, likely in..." February 01

  • Hurricanes lineman Joe Brown transferring

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It was an inexperienced unit that was tested throughout the season and now, when the Hurricanes return to the field in March for the start of spring practice, they’ll be without one of the reserve offensive linemen that saw playing time as the unit tried to find stability. Joe Brown, a rising..." January 18

  • Miami hires Manny Diaz from Mississippi State to be new DC

    CBS Sports "The University of Miami made another major coaching hire on Saturday when the school announced that Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz accepted the same position in Coral Gables. "I'm very excited about Manny Diaz becoming our defensive coordinator," Miami coach Mark Richt said..." January 03

  • Hurricanes DB Artie Burns to declare for NFL draft

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For Artie Burns, an emotional season at Miami ended on Saturday afternoon. It turns out, that Sun Bowl loss to Washington State also marked the end of Burns' career as a Hurricane. The junior cornerback, who finished the season with an ACC-high six interceptions, issued a statement saying on..." December 29

  • Miami hits home run, hires Missouri DL wizard Craig Kuligowski

    CBS Sports "Mark Richt continues to put together a strong coaching staff at Miami, and his latest hire for the Hurricanes is former Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski, according to multiple reports. Kuligowski, who is known as one of the nation's top defensive line coaches, worked for 24..." December 28

  • UM’s Jamal Carter, Courtel Jenkins suspended before Sun Bowl

    Miami Herald "Just when it seemed like everything was rosy for the University of Miami in its Sun Bowl preparation for Washington State, double trouble hit the Hurricanes. Two Hurricanes were suspended and sent home from El Paso on Tuesday, one for being academically ineligible and the other for violating..." December 24

  • Jacob Eason, Nation's Top QB Recruit, May Follow Mark Richt to Miami

    The Big Lead "The Miami Hurricanes may have already secured the best available coach in Mark Richt. In 15 years at Georgia, he went 145-51 and won two SEC Championships. He didn’t take shortcuts in exchange for on-field results and, by all accounts, ran an upstanding program. His ouster, which looked inevitable..." December 04

  • Sources: Rutgers targeting Al Golden as next football coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "Al Golden, a Monmouth County native who resurrected the Temple football program before having an uneven tenure at the University of Miami, is a top candidate for the Rutgers head coaching vacancy, two people with knowledge of the search process told NJ Advance Media. The two people, who..." December 03

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  • Mark Richt agrees to become Miami's next coach

    CBS Sports "Former Georgia coach Mark Richt has agreed to become Miami's next coach, a source told CBS Sports. Richt has new work three days after being fired at Georgia. The wheels turned quickly at Miami as Richt reportedly interviewed over the weekend. Greg Schiano, Butch Davis and Dan Mullen all had..." December 02

  • Canes interview Mark Richt, Dan Mullen, Greg Schiano, Butch Davis

    ESPN "Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, recently fired Georgia coach Mark Richt and former coaches Greg Schiano and Butch Davis have all interviewed for the Miami Hurricanes' head-coaching job, sources confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. Richt, who served as a backup quarterback behind starter Jim Kelly..." December 01

  • Reports: Ex-Canes coach Butch Davis interviews for Miami job

    CBS Sports "Whether Butch Davis returns as Miami's football coach remains very much up in the air, but it appears the architect of the Hurricanes' early-Aughts juggernauts at least has his foot in the door. FootballScoop reported Sunday that Davis "met with UM representatives yesterday." That report was..." November 30

  • Miami suspends Tyre Brady hours before Pittsburgh game

    The Score "Miami's offense will be without receiver Tyre Brady for Friday's game against Pittsburgh, as the school has suspended the sophomore for a violation of team rules. Brady's absence versus the Panthers will mark the third game he's missed this season due to discipline, as he was suspended last..." November 27

  • Butch Davis, Mario Cristobal leading Miami coaching search

    Larry Brown Sports "One former Miami Hurricanes player says Butch Davis and Mario Cristobal appear to be the leading names in the school’s search for a new head football coach. Joaquin Gonzalez, who was a key member of the Hurricanes’ offensive line from 1997-2002, tweeted on Thursday to say he was interviewed by..." November 20

  • Texas coach Charlie Strong on Miami speculation: ‘It’s all a rumor’

    Hook'em "Texas coach Charlie Strong first tried to laugh off the Miami rumors in late October. But the speculation and gossip simply won’t go away, so he took a more serious approach after Wednesday’s practice. “It’s all a rumor. We’re here to build a program,” Strong said. Twice, Strong mentioned..." November 19

  • Charlie Strong 'irritated' by rumors of Miami job

    The Score "Texas coach Charlie Strong doesn't want to hear any more talk about his interest in the vacant Miami position. The second-year Longhorns boss has denied any link to the Hurricanes, stating he has "the best job in the country," and Strong is reportedly losing patience with the rumors." November 18

  • Report: Ex-Miami coach Butch Davis a 'fallback candidate' for Canes vacancy

    The Score "Former Miami coach Butch Davis, who compiled a 51-20 record from 1995- 2000 with the program, is considered "a fallback candidate" for the current coaching vacancy with the Hurricanes, according to a report from's Bruce Feldman. The 63-year-old, who has made it clear he would like..." November 16

  • Miami loses commitment from 4-star LB recruit

    The Score "Four-star linebacker recruit Zach McCloud has de-committed from Miami, bringing the total number of players to drop their commitment to the Hurricanes since coach Al Golden's firing earlier this season to four. McCloud, who committed to Miami over a year ago, took to Twitter to announce his..." November 13

  • Miami reportedly taking 'fresh look' at Butch Davis as coach

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Miami has been taking "a fresh look" at former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis, examining the circumstances surrounding his exit at North Carolina and evaluating his viability as a candidate, the Miami Herald reported, citing multiple unidentified sources. Davis, 63, led Miami to a 51-20 record..." November 12

  • Report: Miami interested in bringing Mario Cristobal home

    Football Scoop "Sources tell FootballScoop that Alabama offensive line coach Mario Cristobal is “at the top of the list” for Miami and that discussions have taken place between representatives on each side. Our source was unable to say whether Cristobal is alone at the top of the list or not but it is clear..." November 10

  • 3-Star DE Joshua Uche De-Commits From Miami Because Of Coaching Change

    College Spun "The University of Miami lost another football commitment Sunday due to the firing of former head coach Al Golden – this time three-star defensive end Joshua Uche. The 6-foot-2, 212-pounder out of Columbus High in Miami, who had been committed since March, announced his decision to re-open his..." November 09

  • Miami says ACC acknowledged other missed calls against Duke

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Athletic director Blake James told donors and season ticket holders in a letter Thursday that the ACC apologized to the university for "multiple incorrect calls" during the Hurricanes controversial win against Duke. The Hurricanes won following a miraculous eight-lateral play that resulted in a..." November 06

  • ACC suspends Miami-Duke officials for 'series of errors' on final TD

    CBS Sports "The entire officiating crew from Saturday's wild Miami-Duke finish has been suspended for two conference games and the Hurricanes' winning touchdown shouldn't have counted, the ACC announced on Sunday. In a news release, the ACC detailed four mistakes missed by the on-field crew and replay..." November 01

  • Miami Hurricanes DT Michael Wyche arrested for domestic battery, suspended

    Palm Beach Post "UM suspended defensive tackle Michael Wyche indefinitely Wednesday after he was arrested on charges of misdemeanor domestic battery. He was booked at 4:50 a.m. and remained in Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center Wednesday afternoon on $1,500 bond, according to court records. Wyche,..." October 28

  • It Appears Miami’s Brad Kaaya Won’t Play Saturday vs. Duke

    College Spun "Miami’s Brad Kaaya did not practice today. It appears the Hurricanes’ starting quarterback could miss more than just once practice. Kaaya was taken out of the Clemson game after sustaining a hard hit to the head and failing a concussion test. " October 28

  • Miami’s Artie Burns dealing with moms death; ‘Canes set up fund

    College Football Talk "In addition to losing his head coach over the weekend, one member of the Miami football program is dealing with a loss much infinitely greater than that. Monday, the mother of star cornerback Artie Burns was hospitalized Monday in grave condition after suffering a heart attack. Tuesday morning,..." October 28

  • Ed Reed hints he would like to be considered for Miami coaching job

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami football program has produced countless NFL stars over the years, and one of them might be interested in helping the team turn its recent misfortunes around. Former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed, who won a national championship at Miami in 2001, hinted this week that he is thinking..." October 27

  • Miami Will Bust Open Wallet For Next Head Coach

    Gamedayr "A day after firing Head Coach Al Golden, the Miami Hurricanes are talking dollars. Well, at least its major donors are. The Miami Herald spoke with a prominent donor after Golden’s firing and the donor spilled some of the financial beans. First, the donor spoke about how trustees, not..." October 27

  • Butch Davis would 'love to be considered' for UM coaching job

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A day after Miami fired Al Golden, one former Hurricanes coach wasted no time in expressing his desire to return to Coral Gables and try – again – to restore Miami to national prominence. During his weekly radio segment with 790 The Ticket on Monday morning, former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis,..." October 26

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