Miami Rumors & News

  • 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 "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 "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 "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 "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

  • Al Golden leaving door open for QB transfer options

    College Football Talk "Miami head coach Al Golden says the Hurricanes are more than willing to evaluate various quarterback options by way of transfers, but if the season started this week he feels he has a starter in Kevin Olsen. “This time of year we always have our eyes open,” Golden said during an ACC coaches..." April 23

  • Miami’s Ryan Williams undergoes surgery, begins rehab

    College Football Talk "Miami offered an update on the status of the player expected to be its starting quarterback, although it fell far short of answering the question of if he will play a down at all in 2013. Late last week, Ryan Williams suffered what the team confirmed was a torn ACL. The non-contact injury to..." April 10

  • ACL injury sidelines Ryan Williams "Miami quarterback Ryan Williams, the leading candidate to start for the Hurricanes this fall, has a tear in his right ACL, according to a source. Williams' injury occurred Friday night during a non-contact drill in the second scrimmage of the spring. The school announced Saturday that Williams..." April 06

  • 'Canes OT Seantrel Henderson doesn't finish Pro Day workout

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Seantrel Henderson’s career at Miami had its share of disappointing moments. The latest came Thursday when the lineman, projected to be one of the top offensive tackles in this year’s draft, did not finish position drills during his workout at the Hurricanes’ Pro Timing Day which was attended..." April 04

  • Men in black make statement for Miami Hurricanes defense

    Miami Herald "Some new men in black graced Greentree Field on Tuesday, with some of the customary black-garbed Hurricanes wearing green. Same for a few in orange — and white. “We’ve had nothing but practices, and we had a scrimmage, which was the first time we were able to go live — a situational..." April 03

  • Miami basketball player wants to play football

    College Football Talk "Miami could have a two-sport star ready to do big things. Good thing he is a big guy. Miami basketball player Raphael Akpejiori was on hand for a football practice Friday, and according to one report he has an interest in playing tight end for the Hurricanes this fall. Inside The U was first to..." March 29

  • Miami OL Hunter Knighton released from hospital "Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton has been released from the hospital after a health scare, according to the Associated Press. Knighton fell ill during a workout last month, shortly before the Hurricanes began spring practice on March 1. In a statement released Monday night, the redshirt..." March 11

  • Former UM football player JoJo Nicolas dies after crash

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For a day, former UM football player JoJo Nicolas fought for his life after being critically injured in an early-morning car accident in Miami Beach. Wednesday night, flanked by emotionally shaken family members, his brother Abner Davis announced that Nicolas, 24, died shortly after 5..." February 28

  • Hurricanes lineman Hunter Knighton hospitalized after workout

    Miami Herald "Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Hunter Knighton is unconscious and in University of Miami Hospital after a Monday workout session at the school, two sources close to UM said Tuesday. Knighton, who was brought to UM Hospital on Monday, is from Pottstown, Pa., and graduated from The Hun..." February 28

  • Hurricanes to open most spring practices to public

    Miami Herald "The University of Miami announced Wednesday that 12 of the Hurricanes’ 15 spring football practices will be open to the public, starting with the 9 a.m. session Saturday at Greentree Field. The only sessions that will be closed to the public are the March 28 practice and the first two..." February 28

  • ACC football championship game to stay in Charlotte through 2019

    Charlotte Observer "The ACC’s football championship game will stay at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium at least through 2019, the league announced Monday. The six-year extension means Charlotte will host the game for 10 consecutive years. The ACC has played its title game in Charlotte the past four years,..." February 26

  • Hurricanes lineman Hunter Knighton hospitalized after workout

    Miami Herald "Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Hunter Knighton is unconscious and in University of Miami Hospital after a Monday workout session at the school, two sources close to UM said Tuesday. Knighton, who was brought to UM Hospital on Monday, is from Pottstown, Pa., and graduated from The Hun..." February 26

  • Malik Rosier faces a challenge playing football and baseball on the collegiate level

    Miami Herald "Miami Hurricanes third baseman and short-lived quarterback David Thompson offered sage advice for high school senior Malik Rosier, who will play football for coach Al Golden in the fall of 2014 and baseball for coach Jim Morris in the spring of ’15. “Bust your butt in both sports,” advised..." February 14

  • Signing Day: A primer as 'Canes prep for big haul

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "National Signing Day is upon us and on Wednesday morning, Miami will begin receiving the signed Letters of Intent that will bind top college prospects to the Hurricanes program. We’ll be providing updates throughout the day both on and via Twitter. But heading into the final..." February 04

  • Hurricanes stay aggressive in recruiting local stars

    Miami Herald "Miami Norland coach Daryle Heidelburg, who won a state championship two years ago with current Hurricanes Duke Johnson and Ereck Flowers, endured a rough 3-7 season in 2013. And yet, even though his roster wasn’t filled with major 2014 recruits, Heidelburg said he still heard from University..." February 04

  • Canes' Henderson moving on after failing to live up to hype "Seantrel Henderson never asked for all of it. Or maybe he did. That's the hard part four years removed from being the nation's No. 1 high school player. Seantrel Henderson never asked to be The Next Big Thing. Or, if he did, no one ever told him it would be like this ... • Becoming the rare..." January 31

  • University of Miami O-line is a band of brothers

    Miami Herald "Recently departed University of Miami guard Brandon Linder recalls sibling scuffles and tattletelling episodes with “little bro” Nick when they were younger. “We fought all the time when we were kids,” said Brandon, 22. “I broke my hand one time punching him,” said Nick, 18. “It was..." January 30

  • Hurricanes to visit Louisville on Labor Day night in 2014 football opener

    Miami Herald "Talk about quick rematches. The Atlantic Coast Conference released its 2014 composite football schedule Wednesday, and it starts off with a bang for the Miami Hurricanes. UM opens its season on the road Labor Day night – Monday, Sept. 1 – with a rematch against new ACC member..." January 23

  • University of Miami running back Duke Johnson not expected to practice until the fall

    Miami Herald "University of Miami football fans might have to wait until the fall to see Duke Johnson play again. Johnson, UM’s starting running back, said Sunday he does not believe his fractured ankle will be healthy enough to participate during the Hurricanes’ spring practice, but should be cleared to..." January 20

  • Miami lineman Malcolm Bunche headed to UCLA

    Miami Herald "Former Miami offensive lineman Malcolm Bunche will transfer to UCLA for his final year of college football, according to multiple reports. Rated a three-star prospect in the class of 2009, the Delaware native will be eligible to play immediately because he already earned his undergraduate..." January 20

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