Miami Rumors & News

  • Hurricanes blow past WVU in Russell Athletic Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, FLA. -- For the first time in 10 years, Miami finished its season on a high note. Thanks to a second-quarter turnaround, Miami came away with a 31-14 win over No. 16 West Virginia in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Miami (9-4) earned its first bowl win since 2006 and its fifth..." December 28

  • Miami suspends 7 players for bowl game

    Deadspin "Miami has suspended seven players for Wednesday’s bowl game against no. 14 West Virginia for “failing to meet the standards of expectations set by the program.” The school announced the suspensions in a statement Saturday. The players are wide receiver O’Juan Carney, tight ends Michael Irvin..." December 25

  • Mark Richt on players skipping bowl games: 'I think it's sad'

    ESPN "Count Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt among those opposed to standout college football players deciding to not play in bowl games to avoid the risk of injury and instead preparing for the NFL draft. Three running backs -- LSU junior Leonard Fournette, Stanford junior Christian McCaffrey and..." December 21

  • Kaaya throws four TD passes as Miami tops Duke

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Quarterback Brad Kaaya threw a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes, one covering 76 yards to tight end David Njoku, to break the game open as Miami defeated Duke 40-21 here Saturday afternoon. Kaaya, who also set up Michael Badgley's fourth field game with a 42-yard..." November 26

  • Walton rushes Miami past N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Mark Walton scored on three second-half touchdown runs and Miami defeated North Carolina State 27-13 in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C. Miami (7-4, 4-3 ACC) extended its winning streak to three games by winning its..." November 19

  • Kaaya, Walton guide Miami past Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. -- Miami snagged its sixth win to become bowl eligible in a 34-14 triumph over Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Scott Stadium. The Hurricanes held the Cavaliers to 289 total yards en route to the 20-point win. After Virginia (2-8, 1-5) scored the game's first..." November 12

  • Notre Dame nips Miami after blowing huge lead

    The Sports Xchange "Notre Dame blew a 20-point lead but recovered to beat Miami 30-27 on kicker Justin Yoon's third field goal of the game, a 23-yarder with 31 seconds left on Saturday in South Bend, Ind. Quarterback DeShone Kizer passed for 263 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish (3-5) overcame two..." October 29

  • Miami lands 4-star safety Amari Carter

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Amari Carter is heading to Miami. The Palm Beach Gardens safety verbally committed on Saturday, choosing the Hurricanes over Notre Dame. A three-star recruit, Carter has established himself as one of Palm Beach County’s top defensive players over the past two years. The 6-foot-2, 170 lb...." October 24

  • Evans passes, runs Hokies past Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech toppled Miami 37-16 Thursday night to stay alive in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division race. The Hurricanes' title hopes, on the other hand, sustained a serious blow. Hokies quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 259 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 98..." October 20

  • Tar Heels hold off No. 16 Miami

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- North Carolina may not be sitting in the driver's seat in the ACC Coastal Division race, but it's right next to it. The Tar Heels (5-2, 3-1 ACC) took a big step in enhancing their chances to get back to the ACC Championship Game by riding a 17-point halftime cushion to..." October 15

  • Miami dismisses freshman WR Sam Bruce

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes career of freshman wide receiver Sam Bruce is over before it began. Bruce, UM’s top-rated signee in the 2016 class, was dismissed from the program Monday for multiple violations of the team’s code of conduct, according to a UM statement. UM said Bruce failed to “meet the clear..." October 11

  • Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya injures shoulder against FSU, out for ‘a couple days’

    Miami Herald "Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya, who was knocked to the ground multiple times and said he hit his head more than once in UM’s 20-19 loss to FSU, has a shoulder injury and will be rested “for a couple of days,’’ UM coach Mark Richt said Sunday evening. No. 10 Miami (4-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast..." October 10

  • No. 23 Florida State edges No. 10 Miami

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Think extra points are pretty much automatic in college football? Miami doesn't. Not after Florida State's DeMarcus Walker got a paw up to block a kick by Miami's Michael Badgley with 1:38 left and allow the No. 23 Seminoles to escape with a 20-19 victory over..." October 09

  • Miami fans throw trash on field after targeting penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Hurricanes fans were furious about a targeting call in the fourth quarter of their game Saturday against Florida State and responded by littering the field with debris. Jamal Carter was called for targeting on a third down play that extended FSU’s drive in the fourth quarter, resulting in..." October 09

  • Miami-Florida State game is on; teams will donate to Hurricane Matthew relief

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The Miami Hurricanes’ football game against Florida State will kick off as scheduled on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET at Hard Rock Stadium, the University of Miami announced on Friday. While Hurricane Matthew has ripped through much of the state of Florida — it caused the SEC game between LSU and..." October 07

  • State law enforcement will not be available for FSU vs. Miami

    Sportsnaut "The state of Florida is currently being hammered by Hurricane Matthew, but that won’t stop Florida State and Miami from hitting the gridiron at Hard Rock Stadium Saturday night. One thing that will be missing is a state police presence, Florida Governor Rick Scott’s office made clear, via Gary..." October 07

  • No. 14 Miami uses defense to stop Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Miami was on the right side of history on Saturday and it wound up being the deciding factor in its win. The Hurricanes turned two fumbles in touchdowns, something that had never happened to Georgia Tech since it began playing football in 1892. Those scores completely changed the..." October 01

  • No. 25 Miami routs Appalachian State as Kaaya throws 3 TDs

    The Sports Xchange "BOONE, N.C. -- Miami's first visit to the North Carolina mountains was a curiosity on the schedule. The No. 25 Hurricanes acted like they were in a hurry to take care of business and move on in what became a dominant performance. Brad Kaaya threw three touchdown passes as Miami rode a..." September 17

  • Walton enjoys career night as Miami mauls Fla. Atlantic

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- With junior quarterback Brad Kaaya struggling, throwing two interceptions in a game for the first time since the first half of his freshman year, Miami turned to its running backs to pick up the load against Florida Atlantic. Good move. Sophomore Mark Walton and..." September 10

  • Miami freshman and former star recruit Sam Bruce out indefinitely with broken leg

    Miami Herald "LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY Could it get any worse injury-wise for the University of Miami football team? Hurricanes freshman Sam Bruce, one of the most talented high school receivers in the nation when he played at Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas..." September 09

  • 'Canes reserve linebacker Jamie Gordinier out for season after knee injury

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Hurricanes, already dealing with major depth issues on the defensive side of the ball, were dealt another blow during Saturday's win over FAMU. Redshirt freshman linebacker Jamie Gordinier, who made his debut in the win, injured his knee and will be out for the rest of the season, the..." September 05

  • Miami walk-on QB arrested on DUI and drug charges

    Miami Herald "Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested University of Miami walk-on quarterback Tucker Beirne in Tavernier early Saturday morning. Beirne, 19, was charged with a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and a felony count of cocaine possession. He had a blood alcohol level of..." September 04

  • Miami blows out Florida A&M 70-3

    The Sports Xchange "Miami scored touchdowns on nine of its first 11 possessions and rolled to a 70-3 victory over overmatched Florida A&M on Saturday evening in Miami Gardens, Fla., to make Mark Richt's debut as Hurricanes coach a successful one. The Hurricanes (1-0) took a quick 14-0 lead after capitalizing on..." September 03

  • George Brown’s transfer from LSU to Miami made official

    College Football Talk "A week after leaving an SEC school, George Brown has landed in the ACC. Following up on the speculation that’s been growing in recent days, Miami has confirmed that Brown is enrolled in classes at the university and will begin practicing with his new teammates immediately. While he’s permitted..." September 01

  • Dismissed Miami Hurricanes linebacker Jermaine Grace trying to return to team

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dismissed Miami Hurricanes linebacker Jermaine Grace may be trying to get back on UM's roster. Grace, a former Miramar High standout, posted a picture of himself on Instagram where he is wearing his Hurricanes gear and walking into Hard Rock Stadium with the caption, “Canes walk, I would not be..." September 01

  • Miami Hurricanes dismiss two standout defenders ahead of opener

    Fox Sports "Miami’s rebuilding hopes took to a huge jolt Saturday morning when red-shirt junior defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad and senior linebacker Jermaine Grace were permanently dismissed from the Hurricanes football program for violating NCAA rules. The 6-4, 250-pound Muhammad was UM’s most proven..." August 27

  • Miami's Coley investigated for potential NCAA violation

    Miami Herald "UM's investigation into players who might have used cars from a South Beach luxury car rental agency, in exchange for future promises, has expanded and now includes UM receiver Stacy Coley, according to a source with direct knowledge. As we have previously reported, Al Quadin Muhammad and Jermaine..." August 20

  • UM running back Trayone Gray to miss season with torn ACL

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For the second time in as many months, the Hurricanes have lost a player to a serious knee injury. This time, it's running back Trayone Gray, who tore his ACL and will miss the season, a source confirmed to the Sun Sentinel late Tuesday. Gray, a junior out of Carol City High School, was..." August 17

  • Raising Kaaya: Mom's fame, dad's obsessiveness shape Miami's star QB

    CBS Sports "Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya was a 9 years old when he first said, "Bye, Felicia" to his mom, the catchphrase that she's famously identified with from the movie "Friday." Angela Means, Kaaya's mother and a former comedian/actress, had fussed at her son to clean up his room. He fired back with,..." August 12

  • Bandy commits to Miami

    247 Sports "Cornerback Trajan Bandy (Miami/Columbus) said he committed to Miami, as first-reported by 247Sports. Bandy chose Miami over finalists South Carolina and TCU. “I will no longer be interested in any other school,” Bandy said. “I will be attending the University of Miami.” Bandy has 36 total..." August 08

  • Canes fullback power cleans a ridiculous 381 pounds and teammates go wild

    Fox Sports "On Tuesday, 6-foot-1, 280-pound Miami Hurricanes fullback Marquez Williams locked and loaded an astonishing 381 pounds on a power clean -- a feat that puts him on par with many of the "Freaks" in Bruce Feldman's review of college football's most athletic specimens. “You see that cat?” Canes..." August 03

  • Miami Lands 4-Star Defensive End Deonte “DJ” Johnson

    CBS Miami "The University of Miami just made a big splash in recruiting. 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive end Deonte “DJ” Johnson committed to the University of Miami Monday evening – joining the Hurricanes 2017 recruiting class." July 26