Miami Rumors & News

  • Miami CB Antonio Crawford released from football team

    Fox Sports Florida "Miami rising senior cornerback Antonio Crawford is no longer part of the football program, UM officially announced on Saturday. Crawford, who played in 38 games (two starts) from 2012-14, had not been participating in spring practice and had expressed his discontent via social media over the..." March 01

  • Injuries to sideline Miami linemen Gadbois, Heurtelou for spring

    College Football Talk "Miami was down a pair of starting linemen on each side of the ball when the Hurricanes opened spring practice this week. And they’ll be down a pair when they close it, for that matter. After the first pads practice of the spring Saturday morning, head coach Al Golden confirmed that both..." February 23

  • Hurricanes defensive back Antonio Crawford tweets he is ‘out’ but status with team still uncertain

    Miami Herald "University of Miami coach Al Golden announced Sunday that senior kicker Matt Goudis, who missed most of the season with a back injury, had “retired’’ from the Hurricanes. On Saturday, Golden said senior walk-on-turned-scholarship receiver Garrett Kidd “retired’’ from the Canes. Cornerback..." February 23

  • Miami is absolutely crushing with its 2016 recruiting class

    Fox Sports "Yes, there is forever between today and National Signing Day 2016, which means class rankings at this stage mean little. They're fun for fans, but they don't guarantee all of those soft verbal commits will sign their Letters of Intent next February. OK, do we have that prerequisite warning..." February 20

  • 3-Star WR Isaiah Johnson Announces That He’s Flipped From Louisville To Miami

    College Spun "Don’t look now, but the Miami Hurricanes are putting together one heck of a 2016 recruiting class. The ‘Canes currently have the highest-rated set of commits in the nation, per 247 Sports, and don’t appear to be slowing down. Monday, Miami scored yet another big pickup, flipping three-star wide..." February 17

  • Miami adds troubled, talented ex-Florida defensive lineman Gerald Willis

    Palm Beach Post "During his national signing day press conference, UM coach Al Golden said he received a financial aid agreement from defensive tackle Gerald Willis, a former blue-chip recruit coming off a rocky season at Florida. Following his true freshman year with the Gators, he was reportedly dismissed..." February 05

  • Michael Irvin reveals he was offered Camaro during college recruitment

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Hall of Fame wide receiver and current NFL Network analyst Michael Irvin revealed for the first time publicly that he was offered a brand new Camaro when he was being recruited as a high school senior. On Wednesday's Dan Patrick Show, Irvin said he was recruited by a number of schools including..." February 04

  • Michael Irvin: Retaining Al Golden the 'right move' for Miami

    CBSSports.com "Al Golden is on one of the hottest seats in the FBS heading into 2015, if not the hottest seat, with both fans and alums audibly grumbling about the team's disappointing 6-7 record in 2014. But at least Golden has one prominent Miami legend in his corner: Hurricanes wide receiving great Michael..." January 28

  • Cards' Calais Campbell gives record $1.6M to Canes

    ESPN.com "Less than two months after receiving its largest donation from a former athlete, the University of Miami athletic department has received an even larger gift. Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell has given $1.6 million to the Hurricanes to establish an endowed scholarship for..." January 21

  • Nike divorce final as Miami signs with adidas

    College Football Talk "After more than a quarter of a century with Nike, Miami athletics has itself a brand-new apparel partner. As was reported as a possibility more than three weeks ago, Miami announced Thursday morning it has signed a deal that will make adidas “the official athletic footwear, apparel and..." January 08

  • Vinny Testaverde's son transferring to Miami

    CBSSports.com "It seems as though Vinny Testaverde Jr. is following in his father's footsteps. Testaverde announced a couple of weeks ago that he'd be transferring from Texas Tech, and according to one report, he's found a landing spot. Miami, of course, is where Testaverde's father, Vinny Testaverde (not..." January 07

  • Ray Lewis III transferring from Miami to Coastal Carolina

    CBSSports.com "Ray Lewis III, son of Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis and redshirt freshman cornerback for Miami , announced his plans to leave the Hurricanes and transfer to FCS Coastal Carolina. Lewis III, a three-star prospect coming out of the Orlando area, never played a down for Al Golden in Coral..." January 06

  • Miami OT Ereck Flowers will declare for NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "Miami junior offensive tackle Ereck Flowers will forgo his senior season with the Hurricanes and enter the 2015 NFL Draft, he told South Florida High School Sports on Monday. "I have done everything that I can in college as a football player and now it's time to take that next step," Flowers..." December 29

  • Duke Johnson to enter NFL draft

    ESPN.com "Miami running back Duke Johnson is entering the NFL draft, the junior announced Sunday. The Hurricanes' all-time leading rusher with 3,519 yards, Johnson concluded his college career in Saturday's Duck Commander Independence Bowl, a 24-21 loss to South Carolina, by rushing for 132 yards on 24..." December 29

  • Butch Davis would be interested in return to Hurricanes

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Butch Davis would welcome an opportunity to return as coach at Miami, a position he still considers a "top-notch job." The former Hurricanes coach made a Monday morning appearance on the Joe Rose Show on CBS Radio in Miami, where he was asked about making a return to the program he helped build..." December 22

  • Pioneering partnership between Nike, University of Miami may be over

    Palm Beach Post "The University of Miami’s 27-year partnership with Nike – the first of its kind in college athletics – may be coming to an end. UM has not renewed its contract with Nike, which expires Aug. 31, 2015, and competitors Adidas and Under Armour have submitted formidable bids to replace Nike as the..." December 16

  • Miami RB Duke Johnson will announce 2015 plans on Dec. 28

    College Football Talk "Miami running back Duke Johnson announced Friday that he will announce whether or not he’ll return for his senior season on Dec. 28. The Hurricanes meet South Carolina in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl the day prior, and most often players don’t wait until season’s end to announce their..." December 13

  • UM athletic director Blake James says Al Golden 'will continue to be our coach'

    Orlando Sentinel "UM athletic director Blake James is standing by Al Golden despite a WQAM report Hurricanes' head football coach could be fired as early as Tuesday night. “As I said last week, Al Golden is our coach and will continue to be our coach," James told the Sun Sentinel Tuesday. James made similar..." December 03

  • UM says Clive Walford has knee injury, bowl status is unclear

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "When the Hurricanes close out their season in a bowl, they could be lining up without one of their biggest playmakers, tight end Clive Walford. UM confirmed to the Sun Sentinel Walford suffered a knee injury and will undergo a procedure on the knee Wednesday. At this point, school officials..." December 02

  • The numbers love Miami's chances vs. Florida State. Can Canes seize opportunity?

    SB Nation "There's always a team that seems out of place. In 2011's F/+ rankings, 9-4 Florida State was 10th, 8-5 Notre Dame was 13th, and 7-6 Texas A&M was 15th. In 2012, 8-5 Oklahoma State ranked 13th, 7-6 Michigan State was 15th, and 8-6 Wisconsin was 16th. In 2013, 10-4 USC and 10-4 Arizona State were..." November 15

  • Duke Johnson closing in on Miami’s all-time rushing mark

    College Football Talk "There’s a case to be made that Duke Johnson is the best running back in Miami’s football history, and the junior Miami native is currently making it. After failing to hit the 100-yard mark in the first four games of the season, Johnson has been on a tear, carrying 97 times for 843 yards (8.7..." November 03

  • Hurricanes lose left tackle Ereck Flowers to knee injury

    Miami Herald "University of Miami left tackle Ereck Flowers will miss at least one game – and possibly the rest of the season – with a knee injury, a source familiar with the situation said Tuesday morning. UM offensive coordinator James Coley confirmed the news, saying Flowers was injured late in the game..." October 28

  • Miami fans fly 'Fire Al Golden' banner over Sun Life Stadium

    CBSSports.com "A banner was flown over Sun Life Stadium Saturday during the first half of the Miami-Cincinnati game. It read, "Fire Al Golden, Save The U" and was apparently purchased by members of the West End Zone, an online forum with its own section for Miami football." October 11

  • Hurricanes make 8-year-old Carter Hucks' dream come true

    Fox Sports Florida "Carter Hucks had one wish: to meet his favorite team, the Miami Hurricanes. It was granted Wednesday through the Make-A-Wish Foundation as Hucks spent time with players and coaches, discovering firsthand what it's like to be a Hurricane. Hucks, an 8-year-old from Charleston, S.C., has..." October 09

  • Hurricanes OTs Gadbois & Kc McDermott definitely out for GT

    Miami Herald "Here's the injury update on offensive tackles Taylor Gadbois and his backup Kc McDermott, who each injured his left knee against Duke: Golden: "Right now we’re moving forward without Taylor and Kc. [Alex] Gall was better today, so he has an outside chance. But Trevor Darling, [Nick] Linder,..." October 01

  • Following DUI arrest, Miami QB Kevin Olsen no longer enrolled at school

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "A day after being arrested for DUI and possession of a fake or stolen driver’s license, Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen is no longer with the Hurricanes program. The Miami athletic department announced the news in a short press release Tuesday afternoon. “Kevin Olsen is no longer a student at..." September 16

  • Miami QB Kevin Olsen charged with DUI

    CBSSports.com "Miami reserve quarterback Kevin Olsen was arrested Monday morning and charged with DUI and possession of a fake or stolen driver's license, Associated Press reporter Tim Reynolds and other outlets reported Monday. The brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, Olsen is being held on a..." September 15

  • 'Canes lose Al-Quadin Muhammad for season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad will not be playing football for the Hurricanes this season. A Miami spokeswoman confirmed on Friday that the sophomore out of Don Bosco High in New Jersey was not enrolled at Miami for the fall semester and would not be participating in athletics. Muhammad..." September 13

  • Kiy Hester officially joins Rutgers football team after transferring from Miami

    Newark Star-Ledger "On the same day that Rutgers locked up its head football coach with a two-year contract extension, the team officially added a player who could make a significant impact on its future. Fresh off of signing a two-year contract extension, Kyle Flood announced that safety Kiy Hester has joined the..." September 13

  • Hurricanes wide receiver Stacy Coley (shoulder) out for Arkansas State

    Palm Beach Post "After missing at least the first three practices of this week, sophomore wide receiver Stacy Coley has been ruled out for Saturday’s game against Arkansas State. Coley will miss the game (3:30 p.m., ESPNU) due a shoulder injury, which UM termed an “upper extremity” ailment on its weekly..." September 12

  • Safety Kiy Hester is given his release from Miami Hurricanes

    Miami Herald "UM football coach Al Golden announced after Monday’s practice that freshman safety Kiy Hester was released from the football team. “He’s got a personal issue at home,” Golden said. “In fairness to the kid, I want to leave it at that. Kiy is a great kid. He’s got an issue at home that..." September 09

  • TE Beau Sandland leaves Miami Hurricanes

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes have lost one of the weapons for new quarterback Brad Kaaya. Senior tight end Beau Sandland asked for and was granted permission to transfer, sources told the Post on Monday. Sources said Sandland, who was not at practice Monday morning, wanted to attend college and play..." August 25

  • Hurricanes receiver Rashawn Scott will return in 2014

    Miami Herald "Hurricanes receiver Rashawn Scott, who had been running with the first team before injuring his shoulder/clavicle in Wednesday’s scrimmage, should be back at some point this season, coach Al Golden said. “It’s not a season-ending deal,” Golden said. “It’s a little bit of an exotic injury,..." August 19

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    Al Golden said S Rayshawn Jenkins has a "chronic" back injury and confirmed he'll miss the season.

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Kevin Olsen suspended for opener

    ESPN.com "Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen has reportedly been suspended for the season opener against Louisville, casting even more uncertainty on the position with the Hurricanes set to begin practice Tuesday. The Miami Herald and WQAM Radio in Miami both report that Olsen has been suspended for a failed..." August 04

  • Miami is the most underrated team in college football

    USA Today "Miami has its flaws. Not the city. The city has beaches, great food, and no winter. But the University of Miami football team, which hasn’t been ranked in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll since 2010, has been left out yet again. But this year, it’s a head scratcher. Since Al Golden’s..." July 31

  • Jake Heaps expects to start at QB for the Hurricanes

    College Football Talk "Quarterback Jake Heaps hopes the third time is the charm. Heaps is on his third team in four years. After unsuccessful stints with the BYU Cougars and the Kansas Jayhawks, Heaps has one year of eligibility left to make his mark with the Miami Hurricanes. And Heaps plans to make the most of it..." July 29

  • 'Canes get commitments from OLs St. Louis, Loftus

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami’s push on the recruiting trail continues paying dividends for Al Golden and his staff. The Hurricanes picked up another verbal commitment on Tuesday, this one from 2015 offensive tackle Tyree St. Louis out of Bradenton’s IMG Academy. IMG Academy shared news of St. Louis’ commitment on..." July 29

  • 'Canes seal commitment from Wellington's Richards

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If Ahmmon Richards scored three touchdowns, his father, Mark, would want four. The Wellington junior said his father's standards drive him to want more. On Tuesday, the son reached a level even his father was satisfied with when Richards committed to the University of Miami. The 6-2, 172-pound..." July 23

  • 4-star RB Jordan Scarlett commits to Miami

    SB Nation "Scarlett is staying close to home for college. Jordan Scarlett, a top-tier Class of 2015 running back, announced his college decision at The Opening Tuesday night. Scarlett will play his college football for the Miami Hurricanes. Scarlett, out of St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,..." July 08

  • Miami dismisses LBs Figeuroa, Blue after sexual battery charges

    CBSSports.com "Miami linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue were dismissed Tuesday following sexual battery charges from an on-campus incident. According to the Coral Gables Police Department, Figueroa and Blue brought the juvenile victim back to a dorm room in the early hours of July 5. The victim..." July 08

  • Miami puts DJ in weight room, turns 5:30 a.m. lift into huge rave

    Fox Sports "Miami was already having a good week on the Internet. On Monday, we met 15-year-old Emmanuel Greene, who stole the show at a Hurricanes camp by displaying some jaw-dropping juke moves. And now, the Hurricanes just want to win the whole week. On Wednesday, Miami's coaches surprised its..." June 27

  • 'Canes pick up commitment from 2016 QB Jack Allison

    South Florida Sun Sentinel "He’s still got two seasons of high school football ahead of him, but already, one of the nation’s top 2016 quarterback prospects has said he plans to play for the Hurricanes. Palmetto High quarterback Jack Allison announced on his Twitter account Monday night that he had verbally committed to..." June 24

  • Welcome to the U, Shaquille Quarterman

    State of the U "The newest commit is 2016 ILB Shaq Quarterman from Oakleaf HS (Jacksonville, FL). That is the same HS as 2014 signee Darrion Owens, in case the name of the school looked familiar. Quarterman and a couple other Oakleaf prospects attended the Al Golden Football Camp this past weekend. Obviously,..." June 24

  • Will third school offer the charm for Miami’s Jake Heaps?

    College Football Talk "Miami needs a quarterback to step up in a big way in 2014. After losing Ryan Williams to an ACL injury this spring, the addition of Jake Heaps from Kansas spoke volumes about that stability at the position this season. Looking for a clean slate to work with, Heaps looking forward to seeing what he..." June 21

  • Former KU quarterback Jake Heaps to transfer to Miami

    Kansas City Star "Former Kansas Jayhawk Jake Heaps is heading to the University of Miami, a program that could be in need of a starting quarterback. Miami coach Al Golden announced the transfer in a news release on Sunday, just two days after Heaps made his departure from Kansas official. Heaps, a former top..." June 16

  • Report: Miami discussing future game with Alabama or LSU

    College Football Talk "No we’re getting somewhere, schedule-wise. While the talks are said to be very preliminary, the Miami Herald‘s Barry Jackson writes that Miami “has been approached about opening the football season against Alabama in 2017 in Atlanta or LSU in 2018 in Arlington, Tex.” Jackson stresses that the..." June 03

  • OL Tyler Gauthier commits to the Canes

    State of the U "On the heels of the first Al Golden Football Camp, the Canes secured a commit from Offensive Lineman Tyler Gauthier. Joining the 2015 class is OL Tyler Gauthier, a 6'5" 305lb Tackle from Venice (FL) High. Gauthier was a 2nd team All-State selection as a Junior. You can see his HUDL highlights..." June 03

  • Four-star QB Torrance Gibson announces his top 15

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star quarterback Torrance Gibson of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage may be one of Ohio State's top quarterback targets in the 2015 recruiting class. But the Buckeyes aren't Gibson's top school. At least not yet. Gibson released his top 15 in order Monday night, and Ohio State..." May 06

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