Miami Rumors & News

  • Miami defensive line coach leaving program to join Alabama coaching staff

    CBS Sports "The college football coaching carousel always takes one final spin post-National Signing Day. Unfortunately for Miami, that carousel has taken one of the Hurricanes' top assistants with it. Bruce Feldman reports that assistant head coach/defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski is leaving the..." February 20

  • Arkansas State sues Miami following canceled 2017 game

    CBS Sports "Miami had until Feb. 15 to pay Arkansas State $650,000 for a canceled game last September in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Obviously, Feb. 15 has come and gone, and Miami refused to pay Arkansas State. So, as expected, Arkansas State has filed a lawsuit demanding liquidated damages for the lost..." February 17

  • Mark Richt isn't wavering on Miami's starting QB

    ESPN "Over the next few weeks, we'll be chatting with each ACC football coach to go over the highs and lows of 2017 and take a look at what's in store for spring practice and the season ahead. Next up, Miami coach Mark Richt, whose Hurricanes won their first Coastal Division but face a 2018 season..." February 15

  • Miami's Malek Young to undergo career-ending neck surgery

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The football career of Miami Hurricanes cornerback and former Coconut Creek High All-American Malek Young has ended. Young, who was injured in Miami’s 34-24 loss to Wisconsin in the Orange Bowl last month, is set to undergo career-ending surgery on his neck, the school announced..." January 21

  • Miami's Richt apologizes for putting hands on official during bowl game

    ESPN "Miami coach Mark Richt apologized Monday for arguing with officials and grabbing the arm of the head linesman in Saturday's Capital One Orange Bowl. Richt received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty that led to a Wisconsin touchdown late in the first half of Miami's 34-24 loss." January 01

  • Irate Miami coach Mark Richt makes contact with ref, flirts with ejection

    CBS Sports "Is this the angriest Mark Richt has ever been? Because this definitely looks like the angriest Mark Richt has ever been. The Miami coach received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for initiating contact with an official during the first half of the Orange Bowl against Wisconsin. Richt, a..." December 31

  • Miami coach says “Turnover Chain” returning in 2018

    Sportsnaut "As the Miami Hurricanes kept winning this season, the popularity of the “Turnover Chain” continued to grow. And the Cuban link will be a part of 2018, too. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz said the prop is coming back next year but may return in a..." December 27

  • CB Josh Jobe (No. 117) switches pledge from Miami to Alabama

    ESPN "With the early signing period just five days away, the late twists and turns on the recruiting trail have begun. Josh Jobe, the No. 117-ranked prospect in the class of 2018, flipped from Miami to Alabama on Saturday while on an official visit in Tuscaloosa, impacting a pair of top-10 recruiting..." December 17

  • UM adds commit to heralded 2018 recruiting class. He flipped his pledge from FSU

    Miami Herald "Florida State’s loss is the University of Miami’s gain. In the wake of Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher’s resignation to take a sweet, 10-year, $75-million deal from Texas A&M, South Dade High School’s Patrick Joyner announced his decommitment from the Seminoles on Sunday night to join coach..." December 04

  • UM confirms star receiver Ahmmon Richards has season-ending knee injury

    Miami Herald "The Miami Hurricanes have lost their second major player to injury in the past week, and this one is doubly distressing to the Hurricanes’ passing game as No. 7 Miami (10-1, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) gets ready to face No. 1 Clemson (11-1, 7-1) on Saturday night in the ACC Championship..." November 30

  • Miami's top wide receiver injured in practice, ACC title game status unknown

    CBS Sports "Miami (Fla.) wide receiver Ahmmon Richards' status for the ACC Championship Game against Clemson could be in question after he reportedly suffered an injury in practice Wednesday. According to the Miami Herald, Richards was carted off the field during Wednesday's practice. Specifics of the..." November 29

  • UM’s Walton reportedly signs with agent; Here’s what it means for Hurricanes

    Miami Herald "University of Miami junior running back Mark Walton has conveyed to several UM officials that he intends to forgo his senior season and turn pro, according to a source, and a national web site reported Tuesday that he has signed with an agent. Neil Stratton of reported..." November 28

  • Miami’s Mark Richt named ACC Coach of the Year

    Fanrag Sports "Miami Hurricanes head football coach Mark Richt has officially been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coach of the Year while earning 41 of a possible 59 votes. Richt is in the midst of his second year with the program following a 15-year stint with the Georgia Bulldogs. For a storied..." November 28

  • Miami second-leading receiver Christopher Herndon out for season with knee injury

    CBS Sports "No. 7 Miami fell to Pittsburgh on Black Friday, but still has a meeting with No. 1 Clemson in the ACC Championship Game left to impress the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. The Hurricanes will have to do it without one of their top playmakers. The school announced Sunday that..." November 26

  • Mark Richt confirms Malik Rosier is still Miami’s starting QB

    Yardbarker "Mark Richt made it clear after Friday’s upset loss to Pitt that Malik Rosier is still the Hurricanes’ starting quarterback despite a brief benching. Here’s what the Miami head coach tweeted about Rosier after the 24-14 defeat. Rosier struggled throughout the game, failing to hit open..." November 24

  • Miami’s famed turnover chain creator previously banned from interacting with UNC athletes

    Raleigh News & Observer "Miami’s “turnover chain” has become a charming detail in one of college football’s best stories – that of the Hurricanes’ national resurgence. The chain, glitzy and gold and featuring a gaudy orange and green Miami logo, has become fodder for announcers during broadcasts of Miami football games,..." November 18

  • Miami's Malik Rosier took field against ND after father had stroke

    ESPN "Miami quarterback Malik Rosier played with a little more inspiration during the Hurricanes' 41-8 drubbing of then-No. 3 Notre Dame on Saturday. Days before the biggest game of Rosier's college career, he received the news that his father had suffered a stroke nearly 500 miles away, in..." November 16

  • Surgery ends season of Miami DE Demetrius Jackson

    Palm Beach Post "Miami will be down a key reserve at defensive end going forward. Redshirt junior Demetrius Jackson will miss the rest of the season, beginning with this week’s game against Notre Dame (8 p.m. ABC), because of a reported knee injury. A UM spokesperson said Jackson injured his “right lower..." November 07

  • Woman charged with felony for slapping police officer at Miami game

    Larry Brown Sports "A woman has been charged with a felony for slapping a police officer at the Miami-Virginia Tech game on Saturday. The woman, identified as 30-year-old Bridget Freitas, was allegedly causing a disturbance and was asked to move to the concourse. She refused to move and instead sat on the stairs,..." November 05

  • Police Investigating Officer Who Punched Woman at University of Miami Game

    Complex "After a video of an officer striking a woman at a University of Miami game went viral, police have confirmed they are taking a further look into the incident. During Saturday’s game between Miami and Virginia Tech, a woman who appeared to be intoxicated was filmed being carried by several police..." November 05

  • Blue-chip QB chooses Rutgers over Miami

    New York Post "Rutgers football coach Chris Ash scored the biggest recruiting coup of his tenure Wednesday night. Arthur Sitkowski, one of the top quarterback prospects in the 2018 recruiting class, de-committed from Miami and flipped to the Scarlet Knights. “I believe that Coach Ash & Coach [Jerry] Kill..." November 02

  • Resurgent Miami (Fla.) is unbeaten but not yet ready to focus on national title aspirations

    USA Today "To play the disrespect card demands the questions and concerns aimed at your team not be rooted in reality. So Miami (Fla.) keeps that card in its pocket. When it comes to the Hurricanes, the truth is that this a team deeply involved in the championship race by virtue of its unbeaten record and..." November 02

  • UM running back Mark Walton to undergo season-ending surgery on injured ankle

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A day after their thrilling, emotional win over rival Florida State, the Miami Hurricanes have lost one of their biggest playmakers for the season. Running back Mark Walton, a preseason All-ACC pick and the Hurricanes leading rusher, will undergo surgery on his right ankle, which he re-injured..." October 09