August 4, 2018 10:37 AM SHARE University of Miami quarterbacks Malik Rosier (12), N'Kosi Perry (5), Jarren Williams(15), Ryan Rizk (17) and Cade Weldon (16) participate in the team's first practice of the 2018 season at the Greentree Fields on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Ellis Rua The University of Miami began fall football camp on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Matias J. Ocner University of Miami coach Mark Richt opened fall camp for the Hurricanes on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Here, he is shown last weekend at Paradise Camp on campus. Ellis Rua [email protected] 1 of 3 i By Susan Miller Degnan [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story Fall practice began Saturday at the University of Miami, and with it that brutal summer sun, humidity and chirping coaches —sometimes a bit loud— motivating, scolding and complimenting the Canes.“We want to be great!” screamed wide … [Read more...] about Miami Hurricanes football on the clock: Fall camp begins
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Mark Richt talks with Malik Rosier at North Carolina on October 28, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images) [Fatherhood life-changing for CB Jackson]Richt: Reinforcements on the way for Miami offense]Rousseau, Hightower surprise standouts of the spring]Video: reacting to the spring game | Stats report]Recap: O-line takes a pounding during spring game]Basketball: Former top-50 recruit transfers to Miami] CORAL GABLES — During a full-team drill at Tuesday’s practice, Malik Rosier saw a blitz brewing, changed the protection, and delivered a strike 25 yards downfield to receiver Mike Harley. Mark Richt was more than happy to share that story. “He did exactly what a veteran quarterback should do, exactly how he should do it,” Richt said. “That’s where you go, ‘That’s why he’s the starter.'”Yet Rosier doesn’t show that enough for Richt’s liking. That’s why he will have to keep … [Read more...] about Miami Hurricanes football: Mark Richt trusts Malik Rosier, but how much?
Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt observes the team during warmups before the Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Saturday, December 30, 2017. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) [We toured Miami Hurricanes’ indoor practice facility] [Miami adds new position to defense]Several transfer options emerging for Miami basketball] Attend the Miami spring game at your own risk. Not because of potential physical danger, though Hard Rock Stadium, seemingly always in some stage of facelift, is once again a construction site. The home of the Dolphins and Hurricanes will host future editions of the Miami Open, and some parking lots must be sacrificed to the tennis gods. If you arrive late Saturday afternoon, you may be stuck tailgating next to yellow tape and dirt piles. Bring a hard hat if you wish, but the protection you’ll really need is mental: to guard against getting too high or too low off the results.A spring game is a glorified practice. Rosters … [Read more...] about Miami Hurricanes football: 10 things we’ll be watching at the 2018 spring game
Shaq Quarterman, who had a fumble recovery for a touchdown in last year’s Georgia Tech game, celebrates UM’s win at FSU. (Getty Images) We’ll get more into the position battles later this week and next week, in advance of the Hurricanes’ first practice of the spring Tuesday, March 20. To set the table, here’s a review of the players who are 0n scholarship now, and who are expected to be this fall. When the rest of their 2018 recruiting class and a pair of graduate transfers arrive this summer, Miami will have 82 players on scholarship — good news for a program that struggled with depth throughout the Al Golden era and into the first two seasons of Mark Richt’s tenure. Richt has said he has room to add more players, but he wishes to be selective.MORE SPRING FOOTBALL 2018 [Get ready for an intense QB battle] [Analyzing Miami’s 2018 schedule] [Miami spring game set for April 14] [How did Miami players fare at the NFL combine?] Quarterbacks … [Read more...] about Miami Hurricanes football: scholarship count entering spring 2018
The stadiums of the Miami Hurricanes include the Orange Bowl (top) and multiple versions’ of the Dolphins’ stadium in Miami Gardens. (UM, Dolphins, Getty Images)The Hurricanes are about to move into Hard Rock Stadium, excited about their landlord Dolphins’ $500 million-plus renovation that adds a canopy roof, more intimate seating and enhanced video viewing. Because it’s part of our duty to chronicle what was, what is and will be, we present this look back at where the Hurricanes have played and will play. Note: We leaned on UM’s library, Getty Images and The Post’s archives for this project. Mobile users, click any of the images to enlarge.1926 UM’s first president, Dr. Bowman Ashe, proposes a 50,000-seat, on-campus stadium (see the blueprints here). Work begins on a temporary 8,000-seat structure on Sept. 16, according to UM records. One day later, a hurricane levels South Florida. More than 130 people die, more than 10,000 … [Read more...] about A visual trip: Miami Hurricanes football stadiums through the years