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  1. Beazus Christ

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    The Weather Channel (Hurricane Watch)

    PRESEASON HURRICANE GUIDE

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    PLAYERS TO WATCH

    Offense

    QB Jacory Harris #12 (Sophomore)

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    A local standout in high school, Harris spurned offers from all over the country to play for his hometown Hurricanes. Holds Florida high school record for most touchdowns in a season (49). Continued success into his freshman year at Miami and was named ACC Rookie of the Week 3 times. Although extremely talented, his youth and inexperience will get him into trouble at times. How he responds to this adversity will go a long ways toward determining the success of the ‘Canes in 2009.

    RB Craig Cooper #2 (Junior)

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    The leading rusher for the ‘Canes over the past two years, 2009 figures to be a big year for the Memphis, Tennessee standout. A threat rushing the ball (841 yards) and as a receiver (29 receptions), teams will have to make sure #2 is covered at all times should they wish to slow down the Hurricane attack.

    WR Aldarius Johnson #4 (Sophomore)

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    Teamed up with current Miami Hurricane Jacory Harris to dominate Florida high school football. At Northwestern (Miami), set local record for receptions in a year with 76. Transitioned nicely from the high school ranks to college, as he led the team in receptions as a freshman in 2008. Aldarius Johnson has big time talent. Only time will tell if he can place his name alongside Michael Irvin, Andre Johnson, and the other greats who played for Miami at Wide Receiver.

    Defense

    DE Marcus Robinson #56 (Sophomore)

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    Well, at 6-1 237 lbs, it is safe to say that Marcus Robinson is far from the biggest DE in the nation. What Robinson does do exceptionally well is use his speed to pressure the opposing QB. As a freshman last year, he earned First Team Freshman All-American honors. Perhaps the most impressive thing about Robinson is his ability to shine in the big games. Against VA Tech, he registered 3 sacks and seven tackles. Opposing QBs must take note of where this kid lines up on passing downs. Failure to do so could end in disaster.

    LB Sean Spence #31 (Sophomore)

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    A Northwestern (Miami) standout, Spence made his mark on the ACC in his first year of college football. Led Hurricanes in tackles for loss (9.5) and was the team’s third leading tackler (65). His outstanding play earned him accolades from the media, as he was voted the 2008 ACC Defensive Player of the Year. ACC coaches – take notice: this kid flies to the ball! Of course, coaches who have seen him are already aware of this and will be sure to get a lineman i(or two) in his way.

    S Vaughn Telemaque #7 (Freshman (RS))

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    2008 was a rough year for the Hurricane pass defense. For the entire year, it managed only 4 interceptions. In steps the redshirt freshman to inject some life into the wounded Hurricane secondary. Although he is not the best Hurricane defender, as a freshman safety, his progression will be crucial to the success of the Miami defense.
     
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    SCHEDULE (AND PREDICTIONS)

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    MIAMI

    1 - @ Florida State (KnightnBattle10)
    2 - Oklahoma
    3 - Georgia Tech
    4 - @ Va Tech
    5 - @ Texas (jmillhimes)
    6 - @ Penn State
    7 - Bye
    8 - Clemson
    9 - @ Wake Forest
    10 - Virginia
    11 - @ North Carolina
    12 - Duke
    13 - Ohio State (Sixthdis108)


    REACTION:

    HOLY ****! The first 6 games of the season appear to be the most deadly month and a half stretch in college football history. 6 ranked teams. 2 home games. Coach Randy Shannon will need to pull the coaching job of his life to keep his team together (both mentally and physically). Fortunately for the Canes, the schedule eases up considerably over the next 5 weeks, until it ends its regular season with a game against a superior Ohio State Buckeyes team down in Miami. Although success at the "U" is measured in terms of national titles, it appears that the Hurricane faithful will have to hold out 1 more year. This team is EXTREMELY talented, just too young to pull off multiple major upsets on the road.

    PREDICTION: 8-4 (2nd Place ACC Coastal Division)


    MIAMI RECRUITING

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    AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS: 13
    (14 Seniors (2 redshirted) 69 Players on Team This Year)

    COMMITTED PLAYERS

    (1) ***** TE Todd Johnson 6'8'' 246
    (2) **** TE Jason Patton 6'3'' 238
    (3) **** SS J.B. Hayden 5'9'' 181
    (4) **** OLB Jeff Lamb 6'5'' 219
    (5) **** OT Ted Roberts 6'5" 303

    UPDATES

    (Week 3)
    The Miami Hurricanes picked up their first recruit of the season. In a rare move, the Canes looked out of state to sign TE Todd Johnson out of Alvin, TX. The 5 star prospect has the size (6'8") and hands to become a standout TE in the Hurricane's offense. When asked why he choose Miami, Johnson stated he liked the lineage of the TE greats from the "U" like Kellen Winslow and Jeremy Shockey and hopes to be mentioned among the elite when his college career is over. Those are certainly some big expectations, kid!

    (Week 4)
    The Canes wasted no time in picking up another commitment, this time signing the seventh ranked TE Jason Patton out of Zephyrhills, Florida. Although he lacks the speed that Miami looks for in a TE, he is a sure handed receiver and an excellent blocker. With the TE position secured for the future, Miami will now turn its attention to other areas of need.

    (Week 5)
    For the third week in a row, Miami signed a very highly touted recruit. J.B. Hayden, the #5 strong safety in the country, has committed to the Canes. Hayden, who hails from Sarasota Springs, Florida, confessed that he wanted to stay in Florida to play ball.

    (Week 9)
    After a month of inactivity, the Canes stepped up their recruiting efforts and nabbed the highly touted OLB Jeff Lamb out of Edgewater, FL. Lamb is a tall and fast specimen at the outside linebacker position and should fit perfectly into the Hurricane defensive scheme.

    (Week 10)
    Miami picked up its second Florida recruit in as many weeks, signing Ted Roberts out of Cooper City. Roberts, an offensive tackle, will compete for a starting position next year with the graduation of senior Jason Fox.
     
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    WEEK 1

    MIAMI

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    FLORIDA STATE

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    Result: Criminoles 37 - UM 12

    I was getting handled by Knight with the game well into the 3rd quarter when we got disconnected. It wouldnt have been fair for me to get two bites at the apple, so I let Knight played against the CPU.
     
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    WEEK 2

    MIAMI

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    OKLAHOMA STATE

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    RESULT: Miami Regains Its Swagger, Thumps Oklahoma State 51-12

    After an emabarrassing loss to open the season against rival FSU, the Miami Hurricane season seemed in jeopardy. After all, even though the Hurricane squad is talented, it is extremely young and inexperienced. This game against the #12 OSU Cowboys appeared to be a dangerous one for the Canes, who are already feeling the pressure in the second week of the football season.

    The game did not start off well for Miami's offense. On the first series, sophmore QB Jacory Harris threw an errant pass which was intercepted by OSU and returned for a TD. After a missed XP, Miami stormed down the field to take the lead 7-6, thanks to a 10 yard Harris pass to WR Hankerson. OK State answered with a 76 yard TD run by the All-American RB Kendall Hunter to regain the lead at 12-7, due to another missed XP. From this point on, the Hurricanes dominated. With QB Harris struggling for most of the game (14-24 192 yards 3/2 ratio), RB Craig Cooper picked up the slack for the Miami offense. He ran for 179 yards on 23 carries to go with a TD. Aside from the Hunter TD run, the Hurricane D did an excellent job of shutting down OSU's "triumverate of terror" - QB Zac Robinson / RB Kendall Hunter / WR Dez Bryant. QB Robinson was pressured all game and ended with a dissapointing line of 9/18 for 79 yards. Dez Bryant was held to 2 catches for 22 yards. After ruuning for the early TD, Hunter failed to spark life into the Cowboy offense, and finished with 101 yards on 15 carries with a score.
     
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    WEEK 3

    #25 MIAMI

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    #21 GEORGIA TECH

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    RESULT: TECH FALLS TO MIAMI 34-10

    In week 3, Miami faced its third consecutive ranked opponent. Georgia Tech, a trendy pre-season pick to win the ACC, is driven by a superb ground game and solid defense. Miami, coming off its big upset over Oklahoma State, knew that it would have to be effective on both sides of the ball to take out the Yellow Jackets in front of the Hurricane crowd.

    The game started well enough for Miami, as the offense utilized its shirt passing game to drive down inside the 20 yard line. Then inexperience set in, as sophomore QB Jacory Harris threw an ill-advised pass to a Tech defender who returned the ball all the way to its 15 yard line. Miami's defense held stout and forced GT to kick a field goal to take the lead, 3-0. Miami eventually tied the game up but ran into more problems as Harris threw another pick which was returned deep into Miami territory and set up a GT TD. At this point, the Cane offense settled down and started to play mistake-free football. Aside from the 2 picks, QB Harris played a solid game, and finished 20/37 for 301 yards and 3 TDs. In addition, Craig Cooper played well and was a major reason the Canes were able to keep Tech off the field. He ran for 141 yards on 28 carries. The defense was charged with the sole responsibility of shutting down the GT running game. Miami often placed 8-9 men in the box, daring QB Josh Nesbitt to beat them through the air. Nesbitt completed some deep throws but overall was dissapointing, as he finished 13/23 213 1 TD and 2 interceptions. This, combined with 86 total rushing yards, was insufficient to pull off the win on the road.

    Miami (2-1) will now embark on a crucial 3 game road trip with stops at Virginia Tech, Texas, and Penn State. Yikes!
     
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    WEEK 4

    #22 MIAMI (2-1)

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    VIRGINIA TECH (0-3)

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    RESULT: MIAMI POUNDS RIVAL VIRGINIA TECH, 58-7

    In today's game, Miami faced a Virginia Tech team hungry for its first win of the season. Although not much has gone right for the Hokies, Miami had to be concerned because this game was played in front of a hostile crowd at Lane Stadium. Miami's offense went to the air early and often to quiet the home crowd. QB Jacory Harris had his best game of the season, as he carved up the VT secondary with ease to the tune of 339 yards and 3 TDs. RB Craig Cooper, Miami's most consistent player to date, had another solid performance. He finished with 114 yards on 25 carries and 2 scores. Tyrod Taylor, the main cog in the VT offense, was sidelined due to an injury. Inexperienced QB JuJu Clayton got the nod in his absence. Although Miami only sacked Clayton twice, they put the pressure on him and made him constantly throw before he wanted to. Clayton finished 13/23 for 165 yards with 1 TD and 1 INT. With the passing game hampered, VT needed its ground game to respond with a big performance. Unfortunately, RB Oglesby gained only 49 yards on 25 carries for a paltry 1.9 average per rush. After getting blown out on the road by FSU, Miami showed it could win the big one away from home. This is a good thing, because they still have 2 more road games before going home to face Clemson.
     
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    WEEK 5

    #20 Miami

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    #2 Texas

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    RESULT: Miami Loses (But Find Solace In The Fact That It Was A Simmed Game)
     
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    WEEK 6

    #23 Miami

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    #18 Penn State

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    RESULT: Miami Wins In Happy Valley 45-21

    Despite starting off the year 3-2, Miami felt confident it could right the ship and pull off the upset against PSU on the road. Miami did exactly that, in part to the record setting performance by Sophomore QB Jacory Harris. Harris threw for 544 yards with 5 TDs. Only problem is, he also threw 4 interceptions, 2 of which were returned for PSU touchdowns. WR Aldarius Johnson continued to shine, as he had 14 receptions for 261 yards and 4 touchdowns- all of which are school records. Two other Hurricanes also had over 100 yards receiving. Why all the passing you ask? Junior Craig Cooper, the mainstay of the Hurricane offense to date, was lost for the season with a broken foot. Can the backup RB provide enough punch to keep this offense afloat? Check back in two weeks as Miami hosts Clemson.
     
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    WEEK 7

    BYE WEEK
     
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    WEEK 8

    #15 Miami

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    Clemson

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    RESULT: Clemson No Match For Hurricanes, Lose 63-7

    Heading into the season, the Clemson Tigers had every reason to be a confident team. After all, they returned a number of solid players on defense. On offense, the highly touted QB Willy Korn seemed poised for a great season. And in case you forgot, all-world RB CJ Spiller looked to end his college career as one of the best to ever tote the rock from the ACC conference. Unfortunately, Clemson has lost a number of winnable games and as a result, headed into Miami under less than ideal circumstances. Miami, on the other hand, has been dealt 2 devastating loses by 2 top ten teams but other than that, have looked like a solid football team.

    Miami took control of the game early, using the homefield advantage to stifle the Clemson offense and forcing Clemson into 3rd and long on multiple occasions. Miami's offense took advantage of Clemson's futility and moved the ball through the air with ease. The Harris-Johnson combination proved very effective in this game, as Aldarius Johnson finished with 12 receptions for 187 yards and 2 touchdowns. Jacory Harris had another solid game, finishing 23/41 for 384 yards and 6 interceptions. Still a sophomore, Harris did make 2 bad decisions and as a result, he also finished with 2 interceptions. WR Laron Byrd had the best game of his young career, catching 10 balls for 185 yards to go along with 3 scores. CJ Spiller, Clemson's biggest offensive weapon, was held in check by the Cane defense. He finished with 85 yards on 29 carries for a dissapointing 2.8 yards-per-carry average.

    In week 9, Miami travels to Winston-Salem NC to battle the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.
     
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    WEEK 9

    #15 Miami

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    Wake Forest

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    Result: Wake Forest Wins...Just Kidding. Miami Rolls, 69 -20.

    In week 9, Miami traveled to North Carolina to face Wake Forest. This season, Miami has been unbeatable at home but rather uninspiring on the road. Part of this can be attributed to the young QB Jacory Harris, who has frequently turned the ball over away from Coral Gables. This game would be markedly different for the young gunslinger. Jacory Harris looked calm and composed throughout the game. Wake Forest generated no pressure and the Canes made them pay. Harris finished 27 of 36 for 464 yards with 8 TDs. Let me repeat, 8 Touchdowns! More important, Harris did not turn the ball over for the first time this year. Miami's main receiving threat, Aldarius Johnson, had another phenomenal game. He ran effective short routes to get open all game and finished with 166 yards on 9 receptions with 3 scores. Junior WR Leonard Hankerson also contributed to the Miami cause by catching 9 passes for 146 yards. In the third week without star RB Craig Cooper, Miami's running game finally started to show signs of life. Senior RB Javarius James, primarily ran up the gut on Wake Forest with excellent results. He finished with 101 yards on 23 carries with a score. All American candidate Josh Adams was the lone bright spot for the Demon Deacons. He finished with 134 yards combined and 2 touchdowns.
     
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    WEEK 10

    #13 Miami

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    Virginia

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    RESULT: Virginia's Road Woes Continue, Embarrassed by Miami 66-3

    Although the loss of a player as talented as Craig Cooper would derail many teams, Miami seems to have made the best of a bad situation. Following the injury to Cooper, the Canes have switched from being a balanced offense to a pass-heavy attack. Over the past month, the results have been positive. This game was no different, as Jacory Harris continued to dominate ACC defenses through the air. Against UVA, he finished 28/33 for 413 yards and a 6/2 TD/INT ratio. Heisman candidate Aldarius Johnson was also impressive, as he caught 11 passes for 149 yards and a score in 2 1/2 quarters (more on that later). As impressive as the above stats are, the game belonged to redshirt freshman WR Tommy Streeter. Streeter, the number 5 receiver on the Canes depth chart, exploded for 3 TDs on 4 receptions. Javarius James continued excellence ensures that the Canes will not become too pass oriented. He finished with 163 yards on 28 carries with a score. Although the Canes dominated, its excellent play did come at a cost. WR Aldarius Johnson tore his pectoral muscle while blocking during the 3rd quarter. University doctors believe that he will only miss a week, but their optimism may give way to the fact that he could indeed miss more time than this.

    Next up, the Hurricanes travel to the research triangle to play UNC.
     
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    WEEK 11

    #13 Miami

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    North Carolina

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    Result: Miami Tells UNC To Focus On Basketball, Downs Tarheels 65-0.

    In week 11 of the college football season, Miami traveled to Chapel Hill to face the Tarheels. On paper, the Tarheels are a very talented team. Led by TJ Yates, Shaun Draughn, and Marvin Austin, few teams can boast a richer assortment of talent. Add to this the loss of Miami's Heisman candidate Aldarius Johnson, and the Tarheels appeared to have all the necessary ingredients for the upset. Or not.

    Miami dominated from the outset. Using a pass-oriented attack, Miami threw the ball against the Tarheel defense at will. The beneficiary of Miami's scheme, QB Jacory Harris, continued his push toward the national spotlight. Although not spectacular, Harris avoided turning the ball over and finished 15/27 for 227 yards and 2 scores. Laron Byrd took over the #1 WR spot for the injured Johnson and did an excellent job. Byrd caught 7 passes for 132 yards and 1 TD. TJ Yates looked overmatched as the Cane defense pressured the gunslinger all afternoon. He finished with 168 yards passing. Unfortunately, for the Tarheels, he also threw 4 interceptions - 2 of which were returned for Hurricane scores.

    Miami, already light at RB, will have to cope with another loss. Javarris James, the #2 RB on the depth chart, broke his ribs on a running play and will miss at least 5 weeks. With starting RB Craig Cooper already on the shelf for the year, the Canes will turn to their 3rd string RB Lee Chambers to balance out the Miami offense.

    Next week, the Bad News Blue Devils travel to Land Shark Stadium.
     
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    WEEK 12

    #12 Miami

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    Duke

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    RESULT: Friendly Game Of Football Turns Ugly, Miami Thumps Duke 78-7

    Inept. This word is the best descriptor of Duke football since time immemorial. This year, things have been no different for the Blue Devils, and fans have long since forgotten about football in anticipation for basketball season. Miami, on the other side of the spectrum, has been one of the hottest teams in the country. Eager to move into the top 10 for the first time this season, the Canes hosted Duke in this ACC matchup.

    This game marked the return of All-American WR candidate Aldarius Johnson back to action. No one was happier to see his return than QB Jacory Harris. Harris took advantage of the overmatched Blue Devil pass defense in route to another quality showing. Harris completed 20 passes on 32 attempts for 326 yards with 4 touchdowns. As for Johnson, although still hobbled by injury, he had a solid game. Johnson finished with 8 receptions for 108 yards and a touchdown. With Johnson at less than 100%, Harris turned to his other receivers. The elder statesman of the group, junior WR Leonard Hankerson, had a career game. Matched up against the Duke nickel back throughout the game, he routinely found open space and in turn, caught the attention of Jacory Harris. He finished with 6 receptions for 119 yards and 3 touchdowns. On the ground, Lee Chambers turned in a workmanlike performance, rushing for 130 and 4 scores on 28 carries. Chambers returned a kickoff 104 yards for a score, giving him 5 touchdowns total.

    On the defensive side of the ball, it was business as usual for the Canes. Sean Spence continued his assault on the Miami record book, and sacked Duke QB Thaddeus Lewis 4 times. Senior DE Eric Moncur also had a fine game highlighted by 2 big plays- a fumble recovery for a score and a safety.

    Next week, the Miami Hurricanes wrap up their regular season when the Ohio State Buckeyes take a visit down South.
     
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    WEEK 13

    MIAMI

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    OHIO STATE

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    RESULT: Miami Steps Up Its Game In Second Half, Beats OSU 17-3

    The last time Miami and Ohio State met, the Buckeyes shocked the experts and defeated the Canes for the National Championship. Fast forward seven years, and this time, the stakes have changed dramatically. Ohio State, at 7-4, is in the midst of a disappointing season. On the other hand, Miami is ranked #11 and no doubt is desperate to regain its former prominence. A win against (an admittedly) down OSU team would go a long way to restoring the Cane mystique.

    In the first half, the game revolved around the defense. Both defenses did a superb job at frustrating the opposing offense. In the second quarter, phenom Terelle Pryor was able to break loose and reel off a big run deep in Miami territory. The Canes regrouped and held OSU to a field goal. The score stayed unchanged through half the game, with Ohio State winning 3-0. At half, Coach Randy Shannon adjusted the offense to emphasize the running game. The Canes responded to the switch and drove the ball down the field on the opening drive to take a 7-3 lead. In the fourth quarter, down 10-3, Terelle Pryor misfired on a deep pass to Roy Small and was intercepted by DeMarcus Van Dyke. Miami took advantage of the miscue and drove down the field once again to take a 17-3 lead, which ended up being the final score.

    QB Jacory Harris did not have gaudy statistics against OSU, but he nevertheless got the job done. He finished 17-24 for 147 yards and 1 touchdown. Lee Chambers, who had 8 yards rushing at half, rebounded nicely to finish the game and finished with 71 yards on 17 carries. Can we give the Biletnikoff Award to Adarius Johnson already? He added to his record breaking season by grabbing 10 balls for 70 yards and a score.

    Next up, the Canes face FSU in a rematch from week 1. This time, the ACC crown is on the line.
     
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    I couldn't do much of anything..even the run by Pryor was meant to be a pitch but I saw a little crease and took off. Well played sir, I'll be rooting for you in the ACC championship game...that defense is fffaaaassstttt.
     
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    The Weather Channel (Hurricane Watch - Year 2)

    2010 University of Miami (FL) Preseason Guide

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    Returning Starters (15)
    Offense (7)
    Defense (8)

    Players To Watch

    Junior QB Jacory Harris
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    (4262 Yards Passing / 45 TDs)

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    Last year, Canes fans witnessed Harris emerge as one of the top QBs in the country. As a sophomore, Jacory Harris had one of the finest seasons ever for a Miami QB. In order for Miami to contend for the National Title, Harris will have to cut down on the turnovers (18 ints) that marred an otherwise brilliant season.

    Senior RB Craig Cooper
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    Going into 2009, Craig Cooper was considered one of the best RBs in the ACC. Unfortunately, in the 6th game Cooper broke his leg and missed the rest of the season. With Cooper gone, teams were able to focus on stopping Miami's passing attack. After completing a vigorous rehab schedule, Cooper is ready to assume his role as the Canes primary back. If he has a big season, watch out.

    Junior WR Aldarius Johnson
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    (105 receptions / 1553 Yards Receiving / 16 TDs)

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    Michael Irvin. Andre Johnson. Aldarius Johnson? If you watched the Canes last year, it doesnt seem far fetched. Johnson dominated ACC defenses last year, setting Miami records for catches, receiving yards, and touchdowns. This year, expect Johnson to cut down on his drops and add to his legend around Coral Gables.

    Junior DE Marcus Robinson
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    (33 Tackles For Loss / 15 Sacks)

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    ACC QBs were not a happy group of people in 2009. A lot of this frustration can be traced to Marcus Robinson, who registered 15 sacks last year. With another off-season spent in the weightroom, expect even bigger things from this impressive junior in 2010.

    Junior DT Marcus Forston
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    (19 Tackles For Loss / 9 Sacks)

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    At 6'3" 310 lbs, Forston is an imposing presence on the Hurricane defensive line. Forston is remarkably quick for his size, and does a great job at getting to the QB (9 sacks). Normally, the opposition would double team a disruptive force like Forston but Miami's line is talented at every spot. Because of this. expect the DT to continue to rack up the stats in 2010.

    Junior OLB Sean Spence
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    (1st Team All-American)
    (96 Tackles / 24 Sacks / 3 Forced Fumbles)

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    Sean Spence is the heart and soul of the Miami defense. One of the fastest LBs in the country, Spence was all over the field in 2009. Unfortunately for the opposition, he was in the backfield all too often and set a Hurricane record for sacks in a season with 24. Talented, confident, and ready, the sky is the limit for this kid.
     
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    2010 Schedule

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    5 Home Games
    7 Away Games

    Auburn
    @ Utah
    @ Ohio State
    @ Georgia Tech
    Bye
    @ Duke
    Florida State
    @ Clemson
    North Carolina
    Virginia Tech
    Maryland
    Bye
    @ Virginia
    @ Oklahoma
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    2010 Recruiting Guide

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    15 Scholarships Available
    5 Star Program
    (3 - 5 Star Recruits / 8 - 4 Star Recruits / Unlimited - 3,2,1 Star Recruits )

    (1) Ed Brooks (5 star G)
    (2) Rob Sanders (4 star DT)
    (3) Ryan Fowler (4 star SS)
    (4) Lukas Green (4 star CB)
    (5) Isaac Henderson (4 star HB)
    (6) Jared Bowers (2 star TE)
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    (10)
    (11)
    (12)
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    WEEK 1

    #13Miami

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    #25 Auburn

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    Result: Who Needs Siegfried & Roy? Miami Tames Tigers 72 -10

    The 2010 season started off with a bang down in South Florida. Miami moved the ball on the ground and through the air with ease against a porous Auburn defense. No player was more impressive than QB Jacory Harris, who looked like he was scrimmaging against the junior varsity. By half, he had completed 18 of 19 passes for 257 yards. He finished 22/25 for 336 and 5 TDs. Craig Cooper, in his first game back from season-ending knee surgery last year, was solid. He ran for 115 yards on 20 carries. All American Aldarius Johnson caught 11 passes for 158 yards and 3 scores. Travis Benjamin had 4 receptions, but lost 2 fumbles.
    Going into the season, Coach Shannon emphasized that the defense needed to create turnovers in order to be successful. It appears that the defense listened to Coach Shannon. The Canes forced 7 turnovers against the Auburn Tigers. All-American LB Sean Spence had 10 tackles and recovered a fumble. On the line, Marcus Robinson had 8 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles.
    Next week, the Canes travel to Utah to take on a tough Utes squad that played in the 2009 National Championship game. They will have to play without standout WR Laron Byrd, who has a back injury and will be out for the next 3 weeks. However, if Jacory Harris plays like he did today, it wont matter who lines up at WR for Miami.
     
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    Week 2

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    Result: Miami Wins An Ugly One On The Road, 45-7

    In week 2, Miami traveled across the country to face Utah in Salt Lake City. From the opening drive, you could tell that this would be a difficult game for Miami. Utah consistently applied pressure to Jacory Harris. Harris, an All-American, wilted in the face of the swarming defense. Wilted may even be too kind of a word, as Harris had the worst game of his college career. He was 13/23 for 174 with a 1/4 ratio. Even more astounding, he threw all four interceptions in the first half. Coach Shannon, having seen enough, went to backup Taylor Cook. Cook played much better than Harris and led Miami down the field with ease. He finished 18/23 for 219 with 1 TD and 1 Int.

    The ground game was consistent all day long thanks to Craig Cooper. As Harris struggled, Miami decided to pound the rock with Cooper to great success. He finished with 20 carries for 147 yards and 3 TDs. The Cane defense played excellent. Besides one screen play which broke for a score, they held the Ute offense in check all game. All American RB Eddie Wide gained only 26 yards on 16 carries.

    Next week, the Canes stay on the road to face Ohio State in Columbus. The Buckeyes, fresh off their upset of USC, are poised to make noise on the national scene. In order for Miami to win, Jacory Harris needs to play much better than he did today.
     
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    Week 3

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    Result: Miami Wins Key Early Season Matchup At The Horseshoe, 24-21

    In the third week of the college football season, spectators were treated to a hell of a game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Miami Hurricanes. Ohio State (1-0), was fresh off an upset at USC and looking towards a possible national title run. Miami (2-0), is also hungry for national acclaim but unlike OSU, it had no marquee wins this early in the season.
    The game started off slow but heated up in the final minutes of the 2nd quarter. With 2:00 left in the half, QB Terrelle Pryor hooked up with Dane Sanzenbacher to take a 14-7 lead. After a stalled Miami drive, Pryor hit a WR on a go route to set up OSU in excellent field position. The Buckeyes would score on a Pryor run to take a 21-7 lead into half. Not even the most skeptical OSU would have told you that OSU did not score any more points in the game, but thats exactly what happened.

    In the second half, Miami kept to its short passing game. The results were far from earth shattering, but it was enough to consistently move the ball down the field. Jacory Harris had a solid game. He finished 15/21 for 211 with 1 TD and 1 INT. His counterpart, Pryor, started off hot but finished on a down note. Inside Miami territory with 2 minutes to play (down by 3), Pryor rolled out and threw an interception to seal the game.

    Hats off to the Miami secondary. Last year this group was average, at best. In the second half of today's game, they let their presence be felt. SS JoJo Nicholas had 2 interceptions and DeMarcus Van Dyke also picked off Pryor.

    Next up, Miami plays the third game of its four game road trip. This time, the Canes play at Georgia Tech in the ACC conference opener.
     
  25. Beazus Christ

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    Week 4

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    Result: Turnovers Cant Stop Miami's Momentum. Win 58-20.

    For the first time in recent memory, Miami is ranked in the top 10. Once again, Miami traveled on the road, this time making a stop in Atlanta to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

    The defense did a good job to limit the Yellow Jacket offense. Aside from a 60 yard TD run by FB Jonathan Dwyer, the Yellow Jacket offense was held in check for the entire game. The offense, on the other hand, suffered from some costly turnovers. GT returned 2 turnovers for touchdowns.

    Next week, the Canes get a bye before traveling for the fourth time this year to Durham to face the Duke Blue Devils.
     
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