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The only link to ALL of Miami’s five national championships is coming home.

Art Kehoe has been hired to coach the UM offensive line, returning after a five year absence. This hire reinforces Coach Golden’s commitment to the past and embracing the culture, something the last two head coaches have almost completely ignored to the detriment of the program. Golden has added intensity, youth, vigor, and knowledge to the staff, rounding out a very promising team of leaders.

“The University of Miami has such great history and such great tradition and it’s important we try to bring some of that back,’’ former UM head coach Jimmy Johnson said by phone Monday night. “Having Art back on the staff will help some of the new coaches understand that history. He is very passionate about the university and his coaching, and players respond.’’

“I appreciate everything Coach Kehoe taught me when he was there,’’ Eric Winston told the Miami Herald, UM’s left tackle from 2003 through 2005. “He’s a big reason I’m having success now in the NFL. I’m glad Coach Golden has been open-minded about talking to him. Coach Kehoe is all about intensity, and his love for the university is intense.”

Most recently he has coached in the UFL with the Sacramento Mountain Lions and California Redwoods under former NFL coach Dennis Green.

Prior to joining the UFL in 2009, Kehoe was interim offensive line coach with Louisiana Tech while their coach was hospitalized.

Kehoe also coached at Ole Miss – he took over the line there in 2006 and was let go at the end of the 2007 season with the rest of the staff. While in Oxford, he coached LT Michael Oher, who was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round in 2009.

Kehoe has a reputation for producing great lines with lightly regarded talent, and his return home to Coral Gables to work with the current group of lineman should have all of UM’s opponents a little on edge.

Recruiting Update

(recapping yesterday’s news)

Yesterday afternoon, WR Rashawn Scott (6’2, 198, 4.5, Melbourne Central Catholic) gave Miami his promise that he would be a Hurricane, giving UM its 13th verbal commitment. He’s a 3* athlete according to Rivals. Scott had 545 passing yards, 945 yards rushing, and 845 receiving with 12 rushing scores, seven passing TDs and 10 receiving TDs (31 total scores and 2,335 yards total offense) as a senior. On defense he had three picks and scooped and scored twice. The Herald’s Barry Jackson calls him a dynamic athlete.

Here’s a look at his senior highlights:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K43G2MnSpKk

— Golden received word that St. Thomas Aquinas QB Jake Rudock is remaining committed to Iowa. That makes the uncommitted Army All American Jacoby Brissett (Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer, 6’4, 220) all that more important in overtaking Wisconsin for his pledge. Golden and staff were in attendance at his basketball game last night, making a push for his final visit that could give the Hurricanes a chance in signing the young signal caller on signing day.

Kevin Sousa, a Wake Forest commitment who only began playing football as a sophomore, will host several in-home visits during the week (UM, South Florida and Wake Forest) and will likely make his mind up by Saturday.

“He likes the tradition, being close to home, the opportunity with the depth chart and the chance to be part of something special,’’ Anthony Paradiso said of why Sousa (rated the 42nd-best quarterback in the country by Scout.com) likes UM. “He’s excited about [offensive cooridnator] Jedd Fisch and what he said. They broke down all of his highlights, how he could get better.’’

If none of those three ends up choosing the Canes, other options include: Land O’Lakes’ Steve Weatherford; Marcus McDade out of Hargrave Military Academy (VA); and Dustin Paonessa, a 6-5, 220-pound left-handed quarterback out of Fork Union (VA) Military Academy. But the Hurricanes could opt to not take any quarterbacks and use the scholarships elsewhere. (Miami Herald, Manny Navarro)

— UM remains in contention for CB Byron Moore (6’1, 205), but rumor is there may be a grade and credit issue, which could keep Golden from accepting his commitment. A former USC signee, Moore’s presence would boost an inexperienced UM secondary heading into the 2011 season.

– UM is after current Georgia Tech verbal commitment DT Tre Jackson. Jackson landed offers from Miami and Florida State on Monday. And he plans to visit FSU on Wednesday and Thursday and then take a weekend trip to UM.

“Miami’s a school I’ve wanted to go to since I was very young,” Jackson said. “They didn’t recruit me until they talked to my coach a week or two ago. And (Monday) was the first day I talked to their coaches,” he told Canesport.com.

He says Al Golden, Jethro Franklin and Micheal Barrow all went to his school to meet with him yesterday.

“They were just saying they apologized for getting my film so late, offering late, that they liked it a lot,” Jackson said.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Is7xFKc954

  1. avatar
    raizecane says:

    raizecane says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:22 PM
    Score update

    UM – 0 UNC – 0

  2. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    What up what up what up

  3. avatar
    raizecane says:

    This coaching staff just feels right…….

  4. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CanesCanesCanes
    January 26, 2011 at 7:03 PM
    Nash – that’s not bad speed for a bulky guy. Anyway from his highlights I like his side-to-side speed. A little too much arm wrangling from what little I’ve seen, but one thing, our guys know how to coach tackling and linebacker play, coming from PSU. This guy looks like he can be coached up to be really good.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOLg-YqPxA8

    A highlight reel you many not have seen

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    I like him. He looks a little short though. He’ll need a couple years of Swasey, the New and Improved Version that is.

  5. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    raizecane
    January 26, 2011 at 7:24 PM
    This coaching staff just feels right…….

    >>>>>>>>>>

    It feels perfect to me. Kehoe was really the missing link though. No one else could’ve filled it, not Sol, not anyone else I believe.

  6. PhillyCane says:
    January 26, 2011 at 5:30 PM
    Bg, when can you offer HS prospects for next years class? If we can already, have we offered Sanders Jr.? What does he look like as a prospect? Saw some youtube it’s a great watch but I dont know what type of competition he’s going against

    Okie State

  7. CanesCanesCanes says:
    January 26, 2011 at 5:47 PM
    bg – in all honesty – do we want Tre J? Really want or need him & what side of the ball

    Yes we NEED him. No DTs committed.

  8. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    I see the staff is complete and recruiting for 2011 is almost complete as well. Now the question is can we complete a season playing for the ACC, to me thats a lot more realistic than playing for a National Title. Baby steps is what its going to take, get this team some confidence and build for the future run at a BCS title. Golden gotta bring that fiya out of these guys and stop playing like their on Valium or something. Play the game with passion and like you give a dam and if you dont fake that ISH…to the point where you actually think you have some passion. Get it done on the field and it all starts with who you bring in which is why recruiting is of the utmost importance and is the life of your program.

  9. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    PhillyCane says:
    January 26, 2011 at 5:30 PM
    Bg, when can you offer HS prospects for next years class? If we can already, have we offered Sanders Jr.? What does he look like as a prospect? Saw some youtube it’s a great watch but I dont know what type of competition he’s going against

    Okie State

    —– heard bama was on him hard to

  10. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Miami nneds this hoops win against unc to show brissett, we can play bball!

  11. Calvin says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:23 PM
    Yall gotta realize that wisconsin game just exposed the real weaknesses of the team. Remember, it also showed the strengths of the team as well. When shannon 1st recruited, he recruited from the outside in, meaning, he went out and got skill position players 1st, db’s, linebackers, runningbacks, and a couple of d-line & o-linemen. So when you go back and look at the game, The secondary didn’t do to bad, kept us in the game, the linebackers held up some, and the senior laced d-line was garbage, of few plays here and their from the up and coming young guns though.

    On offense, jacory didn’t do to bad, but the receivers did their thing, pimp collier balled as usual, so the parts of the team that got dominated were the parts that shannon didn’t recruit, now had we played wisconsin this year, from a physical standpoint, our o-line could hold up, but from a play-calling standpoint, we would’ve been dominated as adjustments were required. But our secondary was tough, cmac was playing a whole lot better, spence would’ve been their, it would’ve been a different game all the way around.

    As far as gionni paul goes, he’s the Florida version of what arthur brown hoped to be, the difference is, paul understands the game a whole lot more than ab. Would’ve been good though to see what arthur brown could’ve done this year though. Oh well, we got talent.

    Again, i’d take this new wide receiver 1st, if he’s a 2 or 3 star in Florida, translation, he’s more than likely a 5 star anywhere else. I like how that article said if the draft was today, sam shields would be a 1st round pick, funny how people didn’t draft that man, and you know the dumb dolphins don’t even invite players from UM, let alone draft em.

    The talent level is going to be at a high level, the class this year is real important though, don’t sleep on it, after this year, we’ll have a lot of quality guys leaving. If i’m a skill position players, i’m running track this year.

  12. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Dam UM basketball can make you go to sleep. I thought I was on valium or something

  13. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    KIller…we have the talent to win every game. It’s that simple.

    The question is, can this staff shape these players to get the most out of them and can they strategically and tactically put them in positions to maximize our talent and dismantle and exploit the opponent.

    I don’t know which team will be the toughest. OSU will be tough physically but not really strategically. FSU will be the toughest perhaps overall. VT will be tough largely because it’ll be in the road and early in the season.

    Other than that though, I’m not worried about talent. I’m curious about deployment of talent. That’s the key.

    If you don’t think so just look at how Stanford dismantled VT, or UNC beat FSU then VT whooping FSU.

    Tactics was the difference in those games, esp. by the OCs. That’s where the talent really matters- OC and DC.

  14. 18-4, UM

    16-0 run

  15. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:43 PM
    KIller…we have the talent to win every game. It’s that simple.

    The question is, can this staff shape these players to get the most out of them and can they strategically and tactically put them in positions to maximize our talent and dismantle and exploit the opponent.
    —————-

    Well that kinda contradicts the first two sentences. If it was the other staff should have been able to do it. We’re probably there talent wise, but mentally their not. JMO

  16. killabeez in da howse, what up man.

    cav, we might need to send coac hfrank haith a fedex package, like you said, he needs to learn to coach the players he already got, leave the football team alone. We had to take one of his players and make him a pro, he hasn’t helped to make any of his players a pro. It’s easy to recruit against the UM basketball team, since leonard hamilton left, we don’t have a player under the frank haith regime in the nba, hell, who’s on his team that’s a senior this year, al golden might need to go and save em, let em play tight-end, and become a 3rd round draft pick.

    i know people still been taking jabs at the old coaching staff, but when you got, hankerson(who’ll be a 1st round draft pick) or the steal of the second round, just wait until he plays with a pro qb. Than you got sam shields and the red head tight end with new orleans now, fluzzi will never be confused again as a special teams coach, just team coach, but he can at elast say he’s coached 2 tight-ends in the nfl.

    Several guys under the shannon staff have made it in the league, say what you want about shannon and crew, but under him, UM players began to get drafted again and the ones that went undrafted are either sticking or becoming the focal point of their team. I expect a little more of that this year, allen bailey will get drafted not on what he does at the senior bowl, but more so on the eye test/combine. bailey reminds me of a poor mans andre wadsworth from fsu, between him and bailey, if you ever saw both of them lined up on the same d-line, before the ball was snapped, any oppossing coach might question where they’re going to get 1 yard rushing that day, after the ball is snapped, oh boy.

    This brisset guy needs to give up on 1 sport, if he’s real good in basketball, he should go that route, more money, less physical stress, and by the way, just becaise roy williams was their means nothing, he’s another one of those guys that’s at a powehouse program, but they’re down in the dungeon right now, i don’t have faith in roy, brandon roy either.

  17. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 26, 2011 at 7:26 PM
    CanesCanesCanes says:
    January 26, 2011 at 5:47 PM
    bg – in all honesty – do we want Tre J? Really want or need him & what side of the ball

    Yes we NEED him. No DTs committed.

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    So you think we have a real shot?

  18. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 7:50 PM
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:43 PM
    KIller…we have the talent to win every game. It’s that simple.

    The question is, can this staff shape these players to get the most out of them and can they strategically and tactically put them in positions to maximize our talent and dismantle and exploit the opponent.
    —————-

    Well that kinda contradicts the first two sentences. If it was the other staff should have been able to do it. We’re probably there talent wise, but mentally their not. JMO

    >>>>>>>>>>

    No, bro, it’s two separate points but you said what I just said.

    The previous staff failed strategically, especially the offense, and in preparing and developing the kids mentally and developmentally-technique and performance wise.

    They brought in enough talent to win.

  19. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Im gonna put this like Denzel in Man on Fire… I wish Randy had more time, one more year to pull it together. I just think the way we played this season got him canned. We didnt look like a big time program, we were sloppy as hell. But oh well thats over and done. In comes Al Golden and he looks like hes offering everybody and their momma, but I dont give dam long as he knows what hes doing. Get us playin ball the way we should be playin ball and the chips will fall where they may

  20. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    You’re talking about from a coaching stand point, im talking about from a players standpoint. Coaches coach…players play. You often hear the old heads talking about how they called some of their own plays and did this when they were supposed to do that because they knew the other play wasnt going to work. Whatever it takes to get it done I dont care get it done…the right way that is.

  21. coaches call plays they coach their players to run, and the fact of the matter is, what separates the good coaches frm the abd ones, are their ability to call the right plays at the right time. Players play, but if players are running the triple option as their primary offense, that offense is only going to take them so far alot of days.

  22. Cav.

    Absolutely. If he visits I’d say he’s ours because GTech is going to pull his offer.

  23. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    I agree, but the execution was not there. Offsides, holding, poor tackling, damn the list goes on and on. Two way street is all im sayin. If we have the talent why didnt it look like it a lot times. Poor execution. Some coaches call a play to set up another play…just depends on the situation. All I’m saying is the play called isnt going to always be the right call, but a player can make something happen out of nothing and leave the crowd forgetting about how horrible a call it was. Its a two way street, cant have one without the other.

  24. killerbeez, you got championship coaches and than you got coaches, the majority of the coaches under shannon were not championship coaches.

    killabee, what’s your take on mark whipple, how did you feel about him as the oc?

  25. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Its not as simple as we on here make it out to be. There are so many things that go into coaching and playing. You have to have both coaching and execution from players. Randy was trying to reiterate that to the media when he talked about teaching kids 2 + 2= 4, but the player keeps telling you some other number. So you go on to the next guy who may be a little slower at figuring out the number, but at least he not giving you some bs answer that comes to the top of his head. He has to do it the way you tell him to do it or do it his way as long as he gets it done the right way.

  26. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    I think he was a good OC, some stuff left you scratching your head, but for the most part I thought he was fine. Jacory made him look like an ass this year as well as his son Spencer. Jacory also made him look good as well last year at times and sometimes not so much. Went 9-4 under him thats not bad at all.

  27. Elkino Watson has pushed back his decision until signing day. Any player we just started recruiting that does this is a good sign for us.

  28. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    If we had better execution as a whole team we could have done a lot better than 9-4

  29. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    SCalvin

    How can you say that Rash Scott being Fla player & 3* means he’s like 5* Oklahoma, PA,

    Watching Scott and the fact that at 6 1′ 2OOlb, he’s so much bigger and thru those kids like they were mushrooms.

    Well Cal, his league is 1A, division in a 1-6 classification.

    One of my hobbies is do substitute PE coach once or twice a month at middle or H.S. Man I am same height as Scott but a lil bigger and I just dominate these kids in BB, esp the middleh schoolhers. Heck, they asked me if I had b been in the NBA, when the only BB I played Intramural in college dorm play.

    In a nutshell, he could a real Football player, but he’s an athlete superior to his league so that’s why he played over. He a real baller like Jermaine McKenzie or. Aldarius. The Cali boyz we R looking play better competition.

  30. speedwrecks, what class or level of competition were those cali wideouts playing in?

  31. avatar
    Sailorcane says:

    Thanks for the updates Bg;

  32. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Watching this Scott kids highlights again, this time all the way through since I had more time than last night and I get it now, in two ways.

    First, his stride is really long so he doesn’t look like he’s running as fast as other players but what I noticed was he was still running through and by other kids and also running kids down from way behind!!!

    Then what really sold me was he pulled a George Teague not once BUT TWICE!!!!

    Why didn’t anyone say anything about that?? lol

    I’m sold. I was dead wrong. I’d take him over Kid Nigeria and probably ahead of LUcien after Lucien’s candy-azz comments.

    Scott didn’t even think twice. Where do I sign, coach?

    Now let’s get some QBs and DTs and this class is good. We can load up on WRs next class. We got kids on the pine who’d be starting at most schools. They’ll be here two years more.

  33. Dent was a fukin retard. That’s why shyte was fuked up with the whole dam team.

    Stop trying to over analyze everything.

    So far from golden we have seen organization, marketing the brand, a plan to succeed and multiple examples of all of this coming together.

    We have seen absolutely none of this since bytch left.

    If we don’t have the horses it will show immediately this season.

    If we do, this staff should take us were we should be. The top.

    This staff has proved they are fukin relentless in the recruiting game. If everything else is taken on with such ferocity and execution we will all be happy come next year.

    I have faith from what I have SEEN so far.

    Can they deliver on the field? That has yet to be determined.

    the talent is here for the most part. Of course there are holes but player development and strong leadership should plug them.

    Two things we have not seen here in a decade.

    We r due…

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  34. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Kehoe taking in the basketball game, must be trying to figure out a way to get some sleep from all the excitement from being back in miami

  35. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Killer, it is that simple and that’s what a coach is paid to do…paid millions or hundreds of thousands of dollars to do.

    RS couldn’t do it. He couldn’t hire the right staff and that staff couldn’t teach the players. And RS shot himself in the foot in way too many ways.

    You’ll see what a real staff does here in a few months.

  36. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Who in the hell in Dent?

  37. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Bg, c1, recruiting gurus…of the guys coming in who gets early pt??? I think only the jc guys???

  38. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Speedwreacks, Arthur and Bryce Brown were both 5-stars from KS and didn’t do squat.

    What level of competition did they play in Wichita??

    This Scott kid is a playmaker. He made more plays than any of the other WRs we’re looking at. The only question about him compared to Lucien is competition level but if Lucien is so good based on his comp level why is he so candy??

    Scott’s got tools to work so we’ll see how hard he wants to work. This happens all the time in CFB with kids like him. It’s happened at the U more than a few times.

  39. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Byron Moore better be able to tackle cause I didnt see that in his highlight very much.

  40. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 8:46 PM
    Who in the hell in Dent?

    >>>>>>>>

    LOL, Canez1-speak for Shannon. lol

  41. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 8:43 PM
    Kehoe taking in the basketball game, must be trying to figure out a way to get some sleep from all the excitement from being back in miami

    >>>>>>>

    Haha, you know that’s right.

  42. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:
    January 26, 2011 at 8:50 PM
    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 8:46 PM
    Who in the hell in Dent?

    >>>>>>>>

    LOL, Canez1-speak for Shannon. lol
    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    LMAO, thats funny as hell. WTF where did that come from C1… was that when you had one of the crazed eye twitching moments.

  43. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 26, 2011 at 8:11 PM
    Cav.

    Absolutely. If he visits I’d say he’s ours because GTech is going to pull his offer.

    >>>>>>>>>

    And he wants to plat DT right?

  44. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 8:53 PM
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:
    January 26, 2011 at 8:50 PM
    Killerbeez41
    January 26, 2011 at 8:46 PM
    Who in the hell in Dent?

    >>>>>>>>

    LOL, Canez1-speak for Shannon. lol
    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    LMAO, thats funny as hell. WTF where did that come from C1… was that when you had one of the crazed eye twitching moments.

    >>>>>>>>

    LOL…probably.

  45. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Is the three point shooting challenge good god there is no inside game from UM.

  46. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Is THIS the three point shooting challenge

    damn my typing is horrid.

  47. Nash

    U never know who is going to shine thru.

    I think u have to look at the thinest and most inexperienced cb position.

    I think the juco kid can come in and start from day one.

    The thing we have to find out is who has been on the bench that deserved some pt.

    Imo there are a few.

    Plus another year under their belts will be dramatic for some.

    I am actually looking forward to seeing which of the life we already have shine now that the wicked witch of.the.south is finally gone.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  48. KB Lmao!!!

    Take a look at this pic and tell me where I got dent from.

    Dude got hit with a fukin shovel or something. Right in the headcoaching section of the.brain.

    http://i.a.cnn.net/si/2007/football/ncaa/09/04/shannon0910/p1_shannon.jpg

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  49. avatar
    Sailorcane says:

    now thats a fender bender there!

  50. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    ahahaha….whoa. OMG im hurtin right now man. You are damn clown you know that. Funny ass hell.

  51. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    C1, I know ppl say favorites were played…BUT I can only think of 1 or 2 guys that they’re pt was “protected”…12 for sure but none of US thought Morris was ready to play as a true frosh…so who in your mind should have been playing that wasn’t…over they guys who did??

  52. Nash

    Imo krob logging all the reps in practice was a joke.

    Jo Jo played way too much

    Not playing lamar more even on special teams

    Cooper returning kicks when head no business doing so

    And that’s just off the top of my head. I can just imagine the talent he left wasting away on the.bench.

    Kids like streeter, kt, Futch and others just not getting a fair chance.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  53. KB Lmao!!!

    Either a corner of the coffee table accident or a stray arrow.

    Still trying to figure it out.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  54. Running Arthur brown our of here when all the kid did was keep his mouth shut and ball when the lights were on.

    Treating that’s track like a fukin refugee.

    The list of dildo moves goes on and on….

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  55. avatar
    Sailorcane says:

    Latwan Anderson

  56. avatar
    Sailorcane says:

    14.3 seconds left in game and we are all nutted up @ 71

  57. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Not anymore UNC 74–71

  58. By the way, with art kehoe back, now all that’s left to do is find 1 more year of eligibilty left since hank’s leaving, brian monroe can take his spot!

  59. Shocker

  60. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    But the Hurricanes could opt to not take any quarterbacks and use the scholarships elsewhere.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Can’t be a realistic scenario. We’ll get Weatherford if nothing else

  61. Cubed, Manny could’ve meant that Savage is willing to pay his way to get here, and elect not to give a scholly to Weatherford if the other options fall through.

    I don’t see that as a likely scenario, myself. I think the staff will take at the very least Weatherford to get another arm in the fold.

  62. Nicole had a great time at the game but was not happy with the outcome…..she did say the highlight of the night was getting a free pom pom! I watched the last 5 minutes thinking they might pull it off….ugh should just of kept watching Modern Family!

    Good night!

  63. Killer, wait until C1 tells you his name for Jacory. Pure genius if you get the joke

  64. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Canechic im sorry you had to suffer through that sweetheart, but look on the bright side you got to spend time with your girl Nicole.

  65. SailorCane says:
    January 26, 2011 at 7:40 PM

    Miami nneds this hoops win against unc to show brissett, we can play bball!

    ——

    Complete wet dream my man

    Haith blows and so does the basketball team

    The guy has never had a winning record in-conference …… never. The one year that they actually got a sliver of March Madness, they made it to the 2nd Round – they were 8-8 in the ACC

    7-9, 7-9, 4-12, 8-8, 7-9, 4-12

    Imagine if the Canes were still in the Big East. They’d be getting curbstomped on the regular

    Canes made the NIT 3 times under Haith. That’s absolutely nothing to be proud of and they better not have any damn banners hanging anywhere about making the NIT

  66. Modern Family is hilarious .. and of course it helps to have Claire & Gloria as well

  67. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    If Savage pays his way, he can play this year, right? Don’t know the intricacies of NCAA bylaws under this unusual scenario.

    We need at least one more arm that’s ready THIS year unless the thought of Ray Ray under center sounds appealing to anyone. Hoping it’s not necessary, but injuries happen.

    What the hell, with luck, Morris will stay healthy.

  68. avatar
    pb(EOTHROH10) says:

    CCC he’s got to sit no matter what.

    Good news about the Dwyer kid. I have total confidence Golden is going to get him.

  69. Killerbeez she went to the game, I watched on tv. She is in Miami and I am in Orlando. Modern family is great.

  70. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Thanks, pb. Man, that’s pretty frikkin draconian, you pay your own way and you still can’t play. What kind of horsesht is that? I mean I can see the restrictions when it’s about scholarships, but this I just don’t get.

    We need the arm for this year, so if you think JB is a lock I’m hoping you’re right.

    bg, that’s good news with respect to us vs the crocs but what about Wisconsin. What’s your prediction, bg? Make it happen!

  71. Cx3.

    I think we have a legit shot at Brissett and in the end I think we convince him. Lets hope I’m right.

  72. class prediction as of today?

  73. Wisky has 5 QBs on roster NOW. Also Washington has 6. His best option is Miami easily as his other 2 visits were to LSU (who just signed JUCO #1 QB Zach Mettenberger) and Notre Dame who also have a ton of QBs on roster. His best option is Miami.

  74. CC I watched the final three minutes of the game & annoyed Sailor with my “Haith is gonna crap the bed again” commentary.

    He was very optimistic up until the point that UNC hit that final three…

  75. MM01.

    I don’t like doing those. Ha!

  76. like money posted earlier, doesn’t it concern you as a college football fan that 13 players were hospitalized after an offseason workout?

    Based on all the past reading I’ve done on strength and conditioning, even a fit college football player should not be doing 100 reps of anything in one day. It’s far more destructive than constructive on the human body.

    100 squats, timed? 100 bench press reps, timed? That’s ridiculous any way you slice it, and it borders on abuse.

    Where’s the NCAA and the public outcry to get this (after 21 total deaths in college football due to offseason conditioning training since 2000) looked at and the NCAA putting limits on workouts?

    jmo

  77. What the hell is discolored urine? What shade of whatever is it?

    My coaches always told me “drink ’til your pee don’t stink” …… I could’ve taken a whizz in a gallon jug, put it right next to a gallon of Zephyrhills and no one would know the difference

    I’m still that way – it’s too bad a lot of my co-workers aren’t, freakin nasty asses

    First off, too many of them seem to be aiming everywhere but the damn urinal. I want to roll up on them with a handful of Cheerios, throw them in the urinal and yell at them to hit the Cheerios …… I did that to a suite mate I had in college when he should’ve been sitting on the toilet like a girl due to his horrible aim – I opened the door, threw some Fruit Loops in the toilet and yelled at him to hit them or get the f*ck out

    Secondly, they simply need to drink a hell of a lot more water instead of just kegs of coffee …… but I guess it’s like someone that has open ass breath, they’re so used to having it that they can’t even smell it and realize how bad it is

  78. miamimike01
    January 26, 2011 at 11:48 PM
    like money posted earlier, doesn’t it concern you as a college football fan that 13 players were hospitalized after an offseason workout?

    Based on all the past reading I’ve done on strength and conditioning, even a fit college football player should not be doing 100 reps of anything in one day. It’s far more destructive than constructive on the human body.

    100 squats, timed? 100 bench press reps, timed? That’s ridiculous any way you slice it, and it borders on abuse.

    Where’s the NCAA and the public outcry to get this (after 21 total deaths in college football due to offseason conditioning training since 2000) looked at and the NCAA putting limits on workouts?
    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<

    what is this referring to?

    never saw a post about this from money

  79. alles klar, mike. thanks.

    and what’s this about?:
    08:33 AM ET 01.26 | After leaving Michigan, Tate Forcier is mulling his next move. Forcier said Tuesday that Miami, Washington, Baylor, San Diego State, Middle Tennessee State and New Mexico are among the FBS schools he is considering transferring to. Forcier said he is also considering lower-division schools such as Montana, South Carolina State and Florida A&M. “I’m really just looking for the best situation and the best opportunity,” Forcier said. “I have a few schools at all levels that I’m interested in. I’m going to set up all my visits as early as possible because all the schools are already wanting me to come visit starting this weekend.”

    Read more: http://www.fannation.com/truth_and_rumors/view/262954?eref=sircrc#ixzz1CDAWGSqO

  80. mm01 – this sounds crazy, but, it works

    Some guys I knew that I used to see at the gym (a couple of ex-SEALs) got me hooked onto a certain plateau buster – and like I said, it sounds crazy, but, it really does work

    Anyone who is a consistent gym rat knows about hitting a plateau in their workout. A general rule you hear is to change your workout every 4 to 6 weeks at the max, in order to confuse your muscles into not getting too used to your routine so you can spur new growth

    We did something called the 100 rep rest-pause

    It not only tests you physically, but takes more mental toughness than anything

    Here’s the thing, you can’t do it more than 2 times maximum a month or else you’ll basically over train

    We would choose our weight for whatever body part we were working, by using an amount of weight that we could lift for 30 reps cold somewhat easily, but not too easily, but by around rep 28 you’re starting to feel the burn/tightness ….. for example, on the bench press, using 145 lbs. 30 reps of 145 straight, cold

    Now, with that weight, you incorporate the rest-pause with as little of the rest-pause as possible

    You push the weight as many times as possible, then when you need to rest, you put the weight on the rack, take no more than 10 seconds maximum (anymore than 10 seconds and you’d have to do more reps at the end – that was the rule – 1 rep for every 1 second over), then immediately start pushing the weight again until you can’t push anymore … rack the weight, 10 seconds maximum rest, start pushing the weight again – until you reach 100 reps

    Believe me, when you get to about the 65 rep range, you wonder what in the f*ck you’re doing … then when you’re about to pass 80 reps, you say f*ck it, I’m a beast and going to break through this wall until I get 100

    After doing it, you stretch for a good 30 seconds on each body part you just worked. If it’s after you did a bench press, you stretch your chest for 30, each tricep for 30 a piece, and go grab the chin up bar and hang from it while lowering your chin to your chest and pushing your shoulders in to stretch them out …… so, you should get about 4 to 5 mins of rest

    Then go start on another body part. We’d never do isolated movements, they’d always be compound movements …… for example, instead of doing a single arm tricep push back, you do a tricep push down or overhead presses … no single arm curls or hammer curls, you do E-Z bar curls … you get the picture

    When you’re doing a 100 rep leg press or 100 rep standing calf raises or 100 rep hamstring curls or 100 lateral raises or 100 anythings…… it’s a mix between pain/pleasure/pain – but a good pain

    Try it sometime .. it’s good times

    I guess they were doing a variation of what we did (still do) – but a little more crazy. I’d like to know what exactly the time limit was that was being enforced

  81. Forcier at South Carolina State or Florida A&M??? Could you imagine him at a Historically Black College/Univeristy? I can’t! Ha!

  82. I have heard of muscle confusion, and it works. It should be a staple of any regimen.

    I’ve never heard of the 100 reps of anything. To my knowledge, I don’t understand how that can be constructive. The muscle disorder the Iowa players are suffering from is exertional rhabdomyolysis—an acute breakdown of muscle fibers resulting in the release of muscle fiber into the bloodstream. In some cases, it can result in kidney failure.

    I understand pushing limits with weight, not reps. After a certain amount of reps, the exercise you perform becomes harmful, essentially amounting to a waste of energy because of the lengthened recovery time.

    I’m sure hydration plays a role, not sure how large. I imagine being hydrated would amount to more effectively getting rid of the excess muscle fibers, but probably not enough in a case as extreme as this one.

  83. FAMU had that white QB who transferred from some ACC school i think it was a while back. Had a helluva year that year, too. I could see him there. If he’s into black chicks he’ll be in heaven, if not, then still got FSU chicks there to take care of that.

  84. I did some more reading, this time on the USC S&C Program.

    Typical workout lasts 45 minutes for the whole team. That’s not wasting any time, limiting recovery between sets to 10-15 seconds, and after switching stations to another muscle group, a max of 40 seconds, recreating game pace in their workouts.

    I think one myth that many people have about S&C is that especially when starting out, it doesn’t take much to see results. If you put forth the effort and make a commitment, you’ll see results.

    For more seasoned lifters, its about the pace and weight, not necessarily the amount of reps, and changing up the routine every several weeks to keep seeing gains.

  85. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Six…LOL…imma try it…wish me luck…lol

  86. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    6 say:”Believe me, when you get to about the 65 rep range, you wonder what in the f*ck you’re doing … then when you’re about to pass 80 reps, you say f*ck it, I’m a beast and going to break through this wall until I get 100″

    —- lol..naw I’d say ur a fool…lol…same thing I said to my self trying to do 1.5 miles of 110’s with 30-40 secs of rest betwix ea 1…bout sprint 10 I was like imma fool and what’s that point??? Lol…then after sprint 15 I was five away…still bout to puke!!!

  87. miamimike01 – the way I was trained, was to get in .. hit it .. get out …… no way in hell should I be in there longer than 30 minutes maximum of actual lifting

    I rest 1 minute total in between super sets .. and that minute consists of 1 minute of stretching what I just worked – then back at it

    The current program I do .. warm up with 1 set of 30 .. then 4 sets of 15 .. 1 minute rest in after hitting whatever stations I’m using (stretching for that 1 minute – drinking while I stretch) .. then back at it .. after all is completed, cool down by thoroughly stretching

    Believe me, I asked the 2 guys who introduced me to the 100 rep rest-pause … they said it was nothing compared to what they had to do in BUDs

    Here’s their explanation of it – even Terrell Owens does this with his trainer Budy Primm and that’s who they basically quoted on what this does for you and where they got it from

    It’s muscle growth and fat burning at the same time. Your fast & slow twitch fibers get hit b/c of the intensity and time of stress for the muscle

    Remember, it’s not more than a 2 times a month thing and it helps break your plateaus as well

    One big problem that you mentioned for wayyy too many people (esp. ball players, which completely boggles my mind) is not being properly hydrated. You’re thirsty? You’re already dehydrated

    Here’s an article on it, with Primm explaining it

    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0801/is_7_70/ai_n31915231/

  88. Nash – the hell are you doing man, trying out for a team? ha

    When I run, I just run at a nice pace, stretch each 1/2 mile, then back at it …… I’m not trying to be some Kenyan in the Boston Marathon, running sub 5 minute miles …… I have set songs on my MP3 that I listen to, and run at the pace of the beat of the music

    Try the 100 rep thing … you’ll hate it and love it

  89. avatar
    miamimike01 says:

    Six, I think the Iowa players had to do squats 100 times, then push a sled that was weighted, all timed. IDK the time limit.

    I think when 13 physically fit football players aged 18-23 have to be checked into a hospital after a winter workout, that’s troubling in mind. And they all suffer from the same symptoms.

  90. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Six
    January 27, 2011 at 2:25 AM
    Nash – the hell are you doing man, trying out for a team? ha

    When I run, I just run at a nice pace, stretch each 1/2 mile, then back at it …… I’m not trying to be some Kenyan in the Boston Marathon, running sub 5 minute miles …… I have set songs on my MP3 that I listen to, and run at the pace of the beat of the music

    Try the 100 rep thing … you’ll hate it and love it

    —- running 120s is basically the same thing as the lifting 100s….HITT…as much exercising in as lil time as possible…I BURN as much fat doing 30 mins of sprints as I would jogging for 3 miles….

  91. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Nash – I mix in sprints on alternating days when my knee is not swollen up. They are extremely valuable in breaking it up But almost everyday I get in the cardiovascular for a hour I try to run between six and seven miles. Seven miles in an hour is brutal for me. But I’m just mainly concerned about my cardiovascular health. The weights is every other day. But hit a major plateau there, need to break it up with something.

    One thing, which I knew already, but really f’ed up is form. I screwed up my neck big time on lat pulldowns going overboard. I know better but it was one of those days where I just felt like I wasn’t getting anything done so I went too high on the weight, jerked with my back all out of place. I paid for that for months. Had to even go to an orthopod. Form. Form. Form. Idiot.

    Worse thing I ever saw in a gym was a guy (big juicing muscle head) rip up his pectoral, or at least that’s what everybody said happened. I heard a scream and the guy was on the floor rolling from side to side. The thing was apparently detached or something, he had this gnarly looking lumpy thing on his chest. I don’t know what the actual diagnosis was but that guy was in pain. I’ve also hear about detached biceps but never seen that.

  92. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    mm

    Just another thought here. That article was kind of knee jerk. Let’s wait to see all the facts before all the media starts blasting Kirk Ferentz. He’s a pretty highly regarded coach.

    Obviously, something bad happened with those kids, and a few had ER, but did all 13? That’s highly suspect. It’s possible, but I want to see if all had the same diagnosis.

    The main lesson, is you can’t go from being on break, and basically doing nothing, to 100mph killer workouts without some kind of breaking in exertion for a few days prior. It’s up to the athletes to at least get some running and CV work in when their off.

    Not necessarily disagreeing with you, but I want to see all the facts.

    About athletes dying, yes, those are tragedies, but I don’t see the linkage here yet. I’d be willing to bet most of those deaths weren’t due to over-exertion, but at least a significant portion to some pre-exisiting conditions like cardiomyopathies, arrythmias, etc.

    Some of these are conditions are diagnosable, some are harder to diagnose. That they weren’t diagnosed (if it was possible to diagnose them with the standard battery) is where some of the criticism or legal action could be directed, if relevant. Some of these deaths were going to happen at some point in these person’s lives when they exerted themselves. That’s why ferretting out these conditions is crucial, if they are subject to being diagnosed.

    But remember, there are just some rare conditions that are extremely difficult to diagnose, or so uncommon that they’re not normally looked for.

  93. Dwyer’s Jacoby Brissett chooses to make official visit to Miami, not Florida, this weekend
    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    by Jeff Greer

    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Dwyer’s two-sport star Jacoby Brissett said Wednesday that he will make an official visit to Miami this weekend and not Florida. Both schools were vying for the four-star quarterback to visit. National signing day is Feb. 2.

    Miami football coach Al Golden sat with Brissett’s family Tuesday night at Dwyer’s basketball game at Lake Worth. Golden is making a strong push for Brissett because the Hurricanes do not have a quarterback in their 2011 recruiting class.

    North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams also was at Lake Worth Tuesday and Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan visited Dwyer basketball practice Wednesday. A UM basketball assistant coach will be at Dwyer practice Thursday, but Dwyer basketball coach Fred Ross said those coaches are more likely looking at Dwyer junior center Joel James, although they still have their eye on Brissett, who is a three-star guard.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  94. Jeff Driskel MUST be really pissed at all the attention Brissett is getting from Charlie Weis.

    http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/gatorbytes/2011/01/15/dwyer-qb-jacoby-brissett-joins-charlie-weis-at-gators-basketball-game/

  95. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Esteban
    January 27, 2011 at 1:04 AM
    FAMU had that white QB who transferred from some ACC school i think it was a while back. Had a helluva year that year, too. I could see him there. If he’s into black chicks he’ll be in heaven, if not, then still got FSU chicks there to take care of that.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    LOL, the talent at FAMU would help anyone get over any skin-color delusions they might have. haha As would the talent at FSU.

  96. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1
    January 27, 2011 at 9:08 AM
    Dwyer’s Jacoby Brissett chooses to make official visit to Miami, not Florida, this weekend
    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    by Jeff Greer

    PALM BEACH GARDENS — Dwyer’s two-sport star Jacoby Brissett said Wednesday that he will make an official visit to Miami this weekend and not Florida. Both schools were vying for the four-star quarterback to visit. National signing day is Feb. 2.

    Miami football coach Al Golden sat with Brissett’s family Tuesday night at Dwyer’s basketball game at Lake Worth. Golden is making a strong push for Brissett because the Hurricanes do not have a quarterback in their 2011 recruiting class.

    North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams also was at Lake Worth Tuesday and Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan visited Dwyer basketball practice Wednesday. A UM basketball assistant coach will be at Dwyer practice Thursday, but Dwyer basketball coach Fred Ross said those coaches are more likely looking at Dwyer junior center Joel James, although they still have their eye on Brissett, who is a three-star guard.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Good news.

  97. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CanesCanesCanes
    January 26, 2011 at 10:57 PM
    If Savage pays his way, he can play this year, right? Don’t know the intricacies of NCAA bylaws under this unusual scenario.

    We need at least one more arm that’s ready THIS year unless the thought of Ray Ray under center sounds appealing to anyone. Hoping it’s not necessary, but injuries happen.

    What the hell, with luck, Morris will stay healthy.

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    Morris ain’t Iman and Fisch won’t put our OL and QB in transparent pass situations like half-brained know it all did.

    Savage could leap Iman though if you ask me.

  98. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    bg – when you put out that info that Brissett’s last visit would be to us, foregoing the official croc visit, that sounded to me like it’s between us and Washington.

    Do you still think it’s between just us and Wisc. still? Would you rule the crocs pretty much out?

  99. Cx3.

    I think Washington in the end is too far and all those rosters are loaded with QBs. His best situation is Miami and for our sake it better be. Sousa sees all the same stuff we do, so he HAS to know he’s NOT target #1. He is already committed to Wake. Getting 2 QBs in a recruiting is always so hard and you can be assured at some point one of them will leave. It seems we are throwing ALL our eggs in the Brissett basket and so far that is paying off. If we land him and then somehow get Savage in here (if Savage keeps making a stink like Marve did you’d think the restrictions would become more laxed, that would be the best case scenari IMO). I say all that to say, I think Sousa sticks with Wake where he is CLEARLY the #1 guy for them and we REALLY have to be sure to get Jaooby because I think we could’ve had Sousa.

  100. BG I think we wind up with Brissett and Savage when all is said and done.

    I think that is UM’s plan right now based on everyones comments.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  101. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Savage CAN”T leap J12, CO, he’s not eligible, even if he pays his own way, according to pb.

    I think J12 is a good kid, but we need another arm that can play this year if the unthinkable happens. If Jacory plays as a last resort, he won’t be throwing up those long floaters that the safeties wait on, because the coaches won’t let him.

    But in any event, he’s like a pitcher that’s lost his confidence and can’t find the strike zone, and I don’t know if he can overcome that. If reality continues to elude him, and he thinks all those picks were not his fault (at least most of them), he’ll never recover. So the truth is, the only way I trust him as a backup is that he realizes that he can’t throw floaters into coverage on timing routes. He can still hit receivers that have a step in single coverage down the sidelines, but when is the last time that happened? Last year?

    He’ll either get it or he won’t. The coaches will work with him on that. It’ll be reality and gut check time for him. I hope he responds, but as it stands now, Morris is still our best shot.

    Most of Morris’s interceptions, imo, were stupid rookie mistakes that are correctable. Not seeing the linebacker or safety, not looking them off, or locking in, but he looks like a hard worker so I think he’ll get better, especially, like you said, with better play calling, a run oriented offense with play action and more screens, slants and (gulp) bubble screens.

    Bottom line, Savage does nothing for us this year. We need a backup like Brissett pronto

  102. C1.

    I agree.

  103. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    I know I keep leaving Spencer W out of the equation, but will he even be back? I know it’s been said he will but are we sure. Who would be our holder if he isn’t?

  104. Cx3.

    My guess would be no. If he is, I’d have to wonder if he’s still on schollie

  105. That podcast is a good listen and has some really good info. Thanks Manny. I agree with everything Bakas and Huffman said.

  106. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Thanks, bg. If no, then we need 2 available arms for this season and savage doesn’t help us in that respect. I mean it’s not a total disaster if we go into 2011 with Morris/Brissett/J12, but knock wood, that’s assuming good health all around. We need another arm other than Brissett, because J12 worries me. Hope he gets it together, I wish him the best, I really do, but I’m not counting on him recovering mentally (assuming his thumb is 100% which it should be).

  107. That OL they are talking about at the end of the Podcast goes to Crespi HS which is the same school as Lucien. They’ve also offered Derrick Woods from Inglewood who is the teammate of Patrick Onwuasor. These are all 2012 kids.

  108. TE Chris Barnett has also said he will not sign on LOI day. Again that plays in our favor.

  109. ^^Still a tuff pull though, but I think we have a chance

  110. Correct me if i am wrong, but with 13 commits already, we only have what 3 – 4 schollys left?

  111. It’s hard to believe some football players could be hospitalized for doing 100 reps and squats or whatever. I did more than that this morning. Squats and weights. Plus spinning. And I’m not an athlete.

    Perhaps they were deprived of water or something? Put in a heated room? There is something to this story that has to be missing.

  112. Raize I think this class is going to wind up @ 20.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  113. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    You’re right on the money JSQ. This may be kids that did nothing for a few weeks and then went all out in one practice. You can’t do that. That’s why even if it’s jogging and light lifting, you’ve got to get your workouts in during the offseason. A lot of guys don’t do a whole lot.

  114. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    I hate squats. I hate lunges. But using weights, you get more muscle building work per minute than anything else at least for me. A couple of miles into my run I’ve hardly broken a sweat, but after a few squats and lunges, I’m already spraying like a garden sprinkler

  115. If you read some of the comments on the article, people are saying the same thing. 13 kids were diagnosed with some rare muscular disorder. They seem to think that some supplement or something was in play for it to effect that may kids

  116. Since MM01 asked last night, I’ll play, this is a first and I’ll probably never do this again, but my guesses/predictions about how we finish.

    QB

    J. Brissett
    T. Savage – Transfer

    RB
    None

    WR

    P. Dorsett
    R. Scott
    P. Onwuasor/D. Lucien – I think we get 1 of them. My $$$ is on Onwuasor but I love Lucien and he will be a player no matter where he goes.

    TE

    R. Malleck – We may strike out here but we have a lot of young TE on the roster but if I had to guess we get Ryan Malleck

    OL

    T. Gadbois
    K. Johnson

    DL

    A. Chickillo
    O. Pierre
    R. Williams
    E. Watson/J. Grimble – I think we get one of these, more likely to get Watson
    T. Jackson
    B. Dubose – Academics may make him a Lousiville casualty

    LB

    D. Perryman
    A. Kinard
    G. Paul

    DB

    D. Crawford
    T. Finnie
    B. Moore

    K/P

    D. Botts
    M. Goudis

    ATH

    K. Grooms
    D. Terrell – I think we get him

  117. Those are only educated guesses. Don’t hold me to those! Ha!

  118. A snippet about being the #1 recruit from ESPN insider

    1987

    Ricky Watters

    RB Bishop McDevitt High School (Pa.)

    College: Notre Dame
    NFL Draft: No. 45 pick (San Francisco 49ers) in 1991
    Now: Motivational speaker

    “I almost lost my mind. Everyone started treating me differently. Restaurants I couldn’t afford were throwing free food at me. Chicks who were untouchable were all of a sudden very touchable. Boosters were offering me cars. As the No. 1 guy, I got treated really well on recruiting trips. When I visited Tennessee, they already had a jersey with my name and number on it. At Florida, they had these beautiful girls called Gator Getters who were assigned to help land the top recruits. Back home, the city of Harrisburg held a Ricky Watters Day, with a parade. They had me in a convertible, and the mayor was there. Lou Holtz came down too. I remember thinking, This is the life. My mom saw everything that was happening and laid down the law: I was going either to Notre Dame or West Point.”

  119. avatar
    JerseyCanes says:

    Bg

    Lol. We think alike. Watch for the Malleck. This kid is a beast seriously.

    Word up in Jersey is Savage is a no go.

    Btw, what did I tell you about Kirk ferentz before. Hmm.

    JC

  120. bg – I agree on every pick minus Malleck. And who is D. Terrell?

  121. JC.

    Yeah you had the drop on Ferentz a long time ago

  122. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    LB Gionni Paul track is 11.7 @ 100Mtrs.
    What level of competition allows to run and against whom?

    TB3 runs 4.28/40 & 10.39/100M.

    FloJo (girl) time 10.49/100M.

    I ranX-Cntry/Track @ NMB & Post Grad and trust me when I tell U that Paul is like slow. Definitely. not Arthur Brown or Willie Williams speed, but he wraps and

  123. That makes sense, money. They could have been taking something that sped up their heart rate or dehydrated them.

    Cubed, I do squats and lunges about 4x a week with the barre classes (where you are standing on your tip toes and squatting with your feet parallel, heels together, then toes together for 10 minutes straight – sometimes with a ball between your thighs – and my TRX classes and while they are not my favorite thing to do, I don’t mind them. Upper body work, on the other hand, makes me want to cry.

    The new class I have been taking seems to be doing something, though. I see this little muscle on the side of my arm that I never did before. Not sure what it is, but I think it came from her making us do 10 minutes of bicep curls, chest presses, shoulder something or anothers, two tricep exercises and some other exercise I can only describe as inhumane torture – continuously, without a break, WHILE ON A SPIN BIKE on high resistance. Makes your arms feel like jello, even if the weights are just 3 lbs.

    I bet you are just the opposite; upper body is probably easy for you!

  124. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Wraps well knows X & O, AND a ball hawk.

  125. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CCC, NFL QBs made bad decisions when the playcalling is transparent, like Chicago’s this past Sunday.

    That’s why Jedd Fisch said I never want to blame the players, or something like that, cause he knows it’s the OC’s responsibility to put them in positions to excel.

    Morris looked great when he and the OL had a chance.

  126. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    moneycane
    January 27, 2011 at 10:44 AM
    A snippet about being the #1 recruit from ESPN insider

    >>>>>>>>>

    haha, great story.

  127. A self-depricating story before I go back to the motion . . .

    This morning I got to class early and had to refill my water bottle because I drank so much before the class. When I am up, all the girls notice I’m the only one in the class who doesn’t have one of those portable seat cushion things you put on the spin bike. They ask me why I don’t have one and how the bike hurts without them and I give them a funny look – who gets hurt by sitting on a spin bike? Seriously? 10 minutes later we are at the barre, standing sideways and I realize why everyone else needs a cushion and I don’t.

  128. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    speedwrecks
    January 27, 2011 at 10:47 AM
    LB Gionni Paul track is 11.7 @ 100Mtrs.
    What level of competition allows to run and against whom?

    TB3 runs 4.28/40 & 10.39/100M.

    FloJo (girl) time 10.49/100M.

    I ranX-Cntry/Track @ NMB & Post Grad and trust me when I tell U that Paul is like slow. Definitely. not Arthur Brown or Willie Williams speed, but he wraps and

    >>>>>>>>>>

    He looked explosive and has a nice, long stride. As CCC said, though, he’s going to have to learn proper tackling technique and not so much rodeo show, cattle-rustling style. That shyt doesn’t work in CFB the way it does in HS.

  129. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    JSQ
    January 27, 2011 at 10:53 AM
    A self-depricating story before I go back to the motion . . .

    This morning I got to class early and had to refill my water bottle because I drank so much before the class. When I am up, all the girls notice I’m the only one in the class who doesn’t have one of those portable seat cushion things you put on the spin bike. They ask me why I don’t have one and how the bike hurts without them and I give them a funny look – who gets hurt by sitting on a spin bike? Seriously? 10 minutes later we are at the barre, standing sideways and I realize why everyone else needs a cushion and I don’t.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    That’s a very good reason not to need cushion on the bike darlin’. ;-)

  130. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Are you taking about your triceps, JSQ?

    Yeah upper body no problem. Working the quads like in lunges is killer. It has to do with body type too. I’m not very flexible and when I work my quads really hard with squats and lunges it busts my a$$

    I need to mix it up and start palying racquetball again. That might help with the plateauing.

  131. speedwrecks says:
    January 27, 2011 at 10:47 AM

    LB Gionni Paul track is 11.7 @ 100Mtrs.
    What level of competition allows to run and against whom?

    He’s a MLB prospect. 11.7 is plenty fast for a MLB type. That is not SLOW either for a High Schooler that weighs 220 lbs. He needs short area quickness and burst and he has that. FloJo is a WORLD CLASS athlete, you can not compare a high schooler to an acomplished Olympic athlete woman or not.

  132. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    No junk in the trunk is not for me. Love the cushion. Bony asses need not apply.

  133. Cx3

    Junk in the trunk…

    WORD!

  134. Paul Johnson has pulled Tre Jackson’s offer, and now Jackson is saying he is going to visit FSU. FSU did offer him too, BUT he claims he was a Canes fan growing up. If we get the visit we get him, if we don’t we won’t. Simple as that.

  135. BG I’m starting to get like Este. It seems like every recruit in the nation is a Canes fan, BUT…………………

  136. This says it all about the Shannon regime. Wow. Reply

    ——————————————————————————–
    From SI.com’s Senior Bowl update:

    “One topic of conversation at the Senior Bowl is the marginal performance of the Miami Hurricane players. The once-proud program that placed a half-dozen players into the draft’s first round in 2004 has fallen on hard times. Only five Hurricanes were selected in the past two drafts. Most believe the prospects are not properly developed and enter the league poorly coached. They point to players such as Sam Shields and Calais Campbell, underachievers in college who are developing fine NFL careers. The most glaring case this year is defensive lineman Allen Bailey. The once highly-touted prospect, who looked a chiseled 278-pounds during weigh-ins, has been nothing but ordinary the past three days in Mobile, Ala. Scouts are hopeful this will quickly change with Al Golden taking over the program.”

    Ugh. In Golden We Trust.

  137. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Correct me if i am wrong, but wasnt Iowa the scholl were there was a huge bust for illegal drugs?

    If so, sounds like we got some roid issues going on up in cornfed country! JMO

  138. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    bg – how good is he potentially? offense or defense? as far as the other, we the same, gotta have the junk

  139. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Didnt FSU want johnson as an OL and we are offering DT?

  140. Cx3.

    He’s a good solid prospect as an OL or DL. Its funny with these kids because they are all over the place depending who they talk too and you never know what you will hear. He said this in the past.

    “I thought it was kind of funny when Jimbo Fisher offered me that scholarship yesterday,” Jackson said with a laugh. “I grew up a Miami fan so I had no love for the Noles and they wanted me as an offensive lineman which isn’t the position I want to play.”

    SO if that is the case, why are you visiting FSU? We’ll have to see, they aren’t visiting until they are ON CAMPUS. We’ll see what happens in the next 2 days. Miami is also a MUCH better situation for him than FSU. We’ll see.

  141. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    …oh my goodness, bg, that’s just epic, man. lawd lawd lawd that just ain’t right my oh my, have mercy

  142. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    that one’s going in the archives

  143. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Bg it ain’t hard to believe bout Bailey, dude would disappear for games at a time….and yo…didn’t we find out this year that hurtt wasn’t jack for a position coach???

  144. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    You’re a buzzkill Nash, let’s enjoy the finer things in life. Este said it. Bailey is a physical specimen but its hard for him to get around people, bottom line is he’ll either can and will or is not capable and will be a mid-level NFL player. Who knows but he’s always had trouble disengaging, that’s why like some were saying he might end up as a tackle.

  145. Nash,

    Say what you want about Hurtt but he’s a helluva recruiter. He’s doing well recruiting at Louisville, too bad they won’t get any better though

  146. BG I know that Shannon is the easy pinata target, but what does it say about the staff he had in place. It’s no secret that player development has been an issue for almost a full decade, but who is responsible for player development? Position coaches?

    The one huge plus with the new staff is that they have all, for the most part, worked together at some point. Everyone will know their role and how the other works. There won’t be any Whipple type insubordination.

  147. Money.

    Agreed but Randy hired them

  148. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 11:35 AM
    Nash,

    Say what you want about Hurtt but he’s a helluva recruiter. He’s doing well recruiting at Louisville, too bad they won’t get any better though

    ///-/ that was my point dawg…ain’t he coaching lbs at l’ville…plus I ain’t mad at hurtt at all…and he dropped some solid info that U posted a few weeks back..

  149. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    moneycane
    January 27, 2011 at 11:37 AM
    BG I know that Shannon is the easy pinata target, but what does it say about the staff he had in place. It’s no secret that player development has been an issue for almost a full decade, but who is responsible for player development? Position coaches?

    The one huge plus with the new staff is that they have all, for the most part, worked together at some point. Everyone will know their role and how the other works. There won’t be any Whipple type insubordination.

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 11:41 AM
    Money.

    Agreed but Randy hired them

    —— $$$$$!$$$$$$$$$$$$$

  150. Got to go shovel snow now. BBL

  151. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM
    Got to go shovel snow now. BBL

    —– good luck…lol…looks like someone will be skipping the gym today…lol

  152. Yeah I know BG, but as Nash pointed out it seems like the money is flowing more freely now.

  153. Nash.

    LOL…Yes sir! Ha!

    Also I can’t wait until we play with this kind of fire again: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4kY54hX10U&NR=1

  154. Money.

    Yes it does seem that way. They seemed to have LEARNED you have to pay to play!

  155. Yeah BG have fun with that cardiac cement. Be thankful that you live in a city that is able to deal with 6-8″ of snow. They don’t even sell snow shovels in GA

  156. Yes Sailor, Iowa was that school. I think there is definitely more to this story!!!

  157. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    money/bg agreed it’s flowing better now, a lot of it due to the fact the administration has more confidence and rightly so.

    I defended Randy while he was coach, and don’t see the need for the name-calling and bashing because he’s done and gone, but he’s still a Cane. Post-mortem criticism is good, because you can learn what NOT to do, but as a Cane myself, the personal bashing just makes us look bad. A lot of us, including you guys, JSQ, etc. wanted him to succeed due to his Cane pedigree background etc. On paper it was perfect. But it wasn’t enough.

    But at the end of the day, his lack of HC background killed him….and who was his last example as an HC??? Also, he had a lot of positive attributes, but his negative ones affected his overall performance.

    At the end of the day, you are who your record says you are.

    Now I wish him well, and if he learns, he could be a HC again, but he needs to learn from his mistakes. He might do his penance and come back in some capacity some day, like Keohe. Community relations or something.

  158. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Kehoe Signs Papers; Calls Stud OT Taylor Gadbois

    Jan 27, 2011

    Dallas (GA) East Paulding High School OT and Hurricane commitment Taylor Gadbois says he got a phone call from newly hired Hurricane offensive line coach Art Kehoe on Tuesday night and they spoke for about 20 minutes. “He talked to me as soon as he signed his (NCAA recruiting) papers,” Gadbois said. “He said he watched my film, that he was amazed how good I am. He loved my flexibility, intensity, said he’s excited to have me come down. “He said he’ll turn me into a top player in the NCAA.”

    What was his impression of Kehoe as a person? “Well, he’s got an accent from up north that cracked me up,” Gadbois said. “He knows his stuff, he’s hard-nosed. He’s won five titles, so that speaks for itself.”

    Gadbois says he’s solid to Miami despite getting a Georgia offer recently. “Georgia, who is Georgia?” Gadbois said, adding, “I’m a Cane.” UM’s not taking any chances with Gadbois – coaches Al Golden and Micheal Barrow took an in-home visit with him on Monday. “It went well,” Gadbois said. “Coach Golden, I love that guy to death. And Coach Barrow cracks me up.”

    Gadbois says he will have a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon at the Atlanta Football Club.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    The cut and paste above proves mm and HR weren’t blinded by the interview but had the situation down cold and knew EXACTLY what was going on. Nailed it. Sorry if you guys were doubted.

  159. Tripple C I agree that Randy had his faults, but I also feel that he was a scapegoat on many levels. Just conspiracy theory but I don’t think that it was a plan for him to be here long term. Just clean up the mess that no one else wanted to clean up and get us to be somewhat descent with minimal support from the administration. For a while the admin was selling the dream that they were 100% committed to winning.

    Hell all Lane Kiffan has done is fail upwards, but he has a staff in place that keeps him from looking like the total idiot he is

  160. As one of the doubters, I do apologize mm01. Next time I’ll def trust your judgement over my pessimism.

  161. Willis is looking good ;)

  162. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    money, appreciate your viewpoint and if your theory is correct then he did his job because the cupboard is not bare like it was when he took over.

    Golden has plenty to work with.

    But honestly, I don’t think they were generally thinking that way, just imo. Maybe that was in the back of their minds, sure, but if he had succeeded he would have been here a long long time. Being a legacy Cane and all, that was the hope.

    Were there people against him from the beginning, some of them on the board of trustees. Yep. I know that for a fact. Why? We can all speculate, but since it can’t be proven better to leave that one alone. But from day one, there were was a significant group bytching and moaning. But that wasn’t why he didn’t succeed.

    His first staff was pretty atrocious, and he made that mistake on his own, but he did it with no experience and no help or little mentoring. Somebody should have saved him from himself with that first staff. Later, I think Whipple was more or less foisted on him, but he couldn’t admit that and undermine the guy before he started.

    As far as Lame Kiffin, that’s the point, he’s got good people around him. Very good people. People that do a lot of the dirty work for him. Experienced people. Randy had other faults, but his worst ones, imo, was not realizing how important his hires were and matching them appropriately with a balance of good experience/enthusiasm/coaching-ability etc.

    Earlier in my career I was a mid-level hiring manager and I would always seek out the help of people that were older and had more experience. The one thing they taught me above all others was the one thing you can NEVER get wrong is hiring the right people for the right job. Spend time one it. They told me this one saying that’s always made sense: Hire quickly and you will regret slowly.

    IE, once you hire somebody, if that’s a bad hire, it takes forever to get rid of them. In the meantime they suck, you get bad performance, and make you look bad, just to put it in plain language.

    You could a real lame-o coach, if you have a superior staff, you’ll still win. Maybe not everything, but you’ll do pretty well.

    Randy never had the right staff. Consequently, his own inherent faults (which we all have) were magnified. Plus he just wasn’t ready, imo., and again you are what your record says you are. He just didn’t have enough inately to compensate for a poor staff and an insubordinate assistant HC/OC.

    Still wish him well, he’s a Cane through and through.

  163. avatar
    miamimike01 says:

    It’s easier to get a take on kid when you hear his voice.

    I thought Taylor’s enthusiasm came across in his words; he was bubbling with excitement. His tone of voice was all we needed to hear to convince us he wasn’t going anywhere.

    On the Iowa thing, I think I read they had to do the 100 squats, then push a sled 10 times (weighted) 100 yards in around 20 minutes. Don’t know what the weight was, but it was obviously too much for 13 guys. One guy fell halfway down a flight of stairs because he couldn’t feel his legs after the workout.

    When 13 guys are sent to the hospital after a workout, doesn’t that make you raise an eyebrow? And isn’t it suspicious that Ferentz hasn’t commented yet?

  164. Why hello, Willis!!

    [bats eyelashes]

  165. Mike, I think those kids were on something. That workout doesn’t seem that bad.

  166. From what I was hearing last year through this summer – without going into details to protect this person’s identity – I think money is right on the . . . er, money, with the clean up the mess short-term plan for Randy. The extension was just for show to help on NSD according to this person. I didn’t want to believe it and thought it was all sour grapes and jealousy. Turns out, not so much.

  167. Like I said, it amazes me how ball players get dehydrated …… it’s so simple

    Remember in the movie “Jarhead” when J.Fox would make his troops stand in front of him and hydrate, hydrate, hydrate each day?

    Doesn’t take a scientist – it’s just straight laziness and that’s funny, considering these people are top notch athletes and probably the easiest exercise they’ll ever do is lifting a glass of water to their mouth

    moneycane gotta be on to something – it’s gotta be some kind of supplement issue, mixed in with some dehydration as well …… the “discolored urine” they had still makes me wonder, what the hell is it

    Reminds me of when I worked in a nutrition store, primarily just ripping people off by making these so-called health smoothies (unless they got a meal supplement like Lean Body, Myoplex Light, etc. – which are actually useful) and then pushing supplements on them …… we’d ALWAYS get chicks coming in, wondering if there is some kind of pill or supplement that they can start taking to help them lose weight fast b/c they had the following coming up: a wedding, a reunion, a formal dance or event to go to, it was already swimsuit season

    So I’d school them on what they need in my mind to be doing to go along with taking a supplement – then I’d ask them when this event they needed to lose this weight for was taking place …… typical response was “2 weeks, starting 3 days ago”

    Ya. Okay honey. You know what? Just go buy and snort as much cocaine as you can for 2 weeks along with smoking some crack and you’ll lose weight a lot faster – get the hell out of here with that

    Then they’d just scoop a bunch of stuff into their arms, put it on the counter and whip out the credit card. Pffft, I didn’t really care, I was making commission off the supplements. Thanks for the business chicas, maybe I’ll see you at some gym as I’m walking by on the outside looking in and all I see you doing everytime I walk by is spending all day long on the Stairmaster getting that weird ass dimple muscle in your ass that it causes, instead of doing circuit training & all different forms of cardio

    JSQ – ya, typically it’s the opposite with men/women. Always usually easier for a guy to do anything upper body, while for women its the opposite and easier for them to do lower body …… that’s why you generally see a lot of guys with big cartoonish upper bodies but skinny little legs b/c they don’t want to put the work in, and it’s not as sexy in their minds, just as long as they have big biceps and a chest. Now, some guys work the hell out of their legs, but just can’t put mass on them, but they have muscular runner type legs instead of linebacker legs – that’s just mainly genetics

    That’s why you also usually see women with some muscle on their legs and booty, but, they have flying squirrel flaps under their arms …… it’s like when you see them wave goodbye with their hand at you, then stop waving their hand, but their flying squirrel flaps are still waving goodbye – that’s what I’m talking about and that’s why you see in almost every other issue of some women’s fitness mag, exercises to get rid of those “flabby arms”

  168. avatar
    CapeCoralCane says:

    http://hurricanesports.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/012611aab.html

    I think this is a great idea by the university. No more Fort Knox.

  169. avatar
    miamimike01 says:

    Maybe they weren’t hydrated?

    Athletes routinely recover from the disorder and go back to playing, but they may change their exercise routines and ensure better hydration, he said.

    Associate athletics director Fred Mims said school officials would take steps to “ensure it doesn’t happen again.” Mims, who is in charge of the department’s compliance with NCAA rules, said the matter did not need to be reported since the workouts were allowed and routine

  170. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Yeah – there were some big ones against Randy, but I never interpreted that as being a master plan from Shalala or Dee/Hocutt, for him to be gone in a few years after he “cleaned” things up. That’s what that little group wanted, but they just wanted him gone. Period. Once Schiano said no, as well as others, maybe some people had that in mind. Again, JSQ, I think we associate with some of the same people, you just probably have higher level access.

    Remeber 0-4 and out the door? I think we know where that started. You probably have better sources than me. The people I’m talking about were several BOT members who didn’t want him from the get go. They didn’t tell me, because I don’t know them personally, but they were pointed out to me. I don’t know that I can buy this was a conspiracy from the get-go, but you may be right. I’m just not a big conspiracy-theory guy…and if Randy say had gone 10-3 last year, and 11-2 this year, no way they could have gotten rid of him…and I think he had the talent on the team to do it. I hope.

  171. CanesCanesCanes – you have flexibility problems? You gotta start stretching man … and not just 5 seconds here and there crap … I’m not telling you anything you probably don’t already know, but when you stretch not only do you gain more flexibility, but, you lengthen the muscle and actually help make it stronger, less sore in the following days and less prone to injury

    I know what you’re talking about with the juice heads. Those guys crack me up. So do the guys that just keep putting more and more plates onto whatever they’re doing, as if they’re professional athletes

    Hey, like Lamar Thomas told Robert Bailey on the opening kickoff against Texas, “do your thing baby” – but trying to lift the world isn’t my thing

    A lot of these guys will hopefully figure it out later on in life, how costly it is doing that, not only in the wallet but on your joints/body

    That’s why I just go in, do my thing and get out – not really concerned about anyone else in there and what they think – I got that burned into my head by working with those 2 guys who were SEALs for a little bit …… and that’s where I think a lot of guys get injured, b/c they feel they have to “man up” somehow while they’re in the gym and do things they’re really not ready for or capable of – then in doing so, they have sh*t form and get injured. It’s happened to all of us, but for some, it continues to happen over the years and for others, they’ve learned

  172. Six and runners who stretch actually burn more calories during their run (read that in my SELF magazine). Yes C3 you need to do a good stretch before and after your jog. You should start running within 10 minutes of your stretch routine. The older we get we need it. Angry has learned this while doing his OCS and his running is soooo improved. (by the way I have told him this for years)!

    Speaking of Angry, the old guy just keeps amazing the younger ones! He made it through land navigation (this was just grueling). He is now in the field doing lane squads (I think that is what they call it) and leadership evaluations. I will not talk to him until Sat :( ! Anyway a bunch of the young ones could not pass the history test so they have been recycled. Can you believe that? And they had two chances! Crazy!

  173. Six, in Boca you just get that flabby arm sh!t cut off!

    Haha, in all seriousness, though, that’s one thing that scares me about getting older.

    Although I’d rather have my arm skin sagging that what you fellas have sagging as you get older!

    bahahahahahaha

  174. I’m telling you, check out yoga …… even if you don’t want to go to some class for it, do some research on it and learn the principles and try to implement them

    But if you ever do go to a yoga class, I have 2 words for you – “Downward Dog”

    http://www.mind-and-body-yoga.com/image-files/downward-dog.jpg

    Word.

  175. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Hey, six, I’m the asshole that f’ed up my back by going all crazy on a lat pulldown. Took me months to recover and had to go basically to light weights and 80% cardio for about six months…and that was against doctors orders, cause my orthopod told me to lay off the weights altogether. Now I’m good, but that was hell because I compressed my vertebrae.

    About those guys, they’re nuts. I mean some of them have trouble actually turning around. I just to crazy on the weights but not to that extent. For me, now it’s more about cardiovascual fitness and just being strong.

    You’ve got me down. I don’t stretch like I should. It sucks for me. I have disproportionate quads, hammies, calves for my size for my whole life. It’s hard to stretch them, but I know I should do more. Just a bad history of muscle pulls, groin pulls, and I had that muscle, I forgot what it’s called, but it runs down the back of your ankle up to your calf, that thing popped on me one time, just walking in from one office to another. It literally rolled up from the ankle up to may calf. The back of my calf looked gross. Never did a thing for it. Never went to the doctor. Got a cane, and the pain went away like after a week. It was a crazy work time. So, yeah, I’m a complete idiot about stuff like that. But what could they have done? Cut me. Some day I’m going to look up what that was. But that was years ago.

  176. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    JSQ,

    /|\ /\
    What she said

  177. canechic – of course you’ve told him, but you should know that us guys don’t like to listen …… then we’ll do what you’re saying later on b/c we read it or were told to do it by some other guy, and then come back and tell you about how good it works and how you should try it as well – as you roll eyes, bite your lip, shake your head and we ask what’s wrong, then get in reply from you “NOTHING. FORGET IT”

  178. Six that is absolutely the truth…..I just give him that look and he says “I know I should listen to you more often”.

  179. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    On second thought, I think that’s a tendon or ligament, that runs from the back of your ankle to your calf. It was kind of funny when it happened. because it was all of a sudden pop, and the nanosecond it happened I thought that someone in a cubicle had shot me with a a big rock, or sling-shot or ball bearing or something because of the pop and the pain to my calf. I whipped around ready to clock somebody but nobody was there and then the bad pain started up my leg. Weird.

  180. Canechic, it is actually really bad to stretch before you warm up your muscles – you can pull something.

    Six, I have been trying to tell the guys on here to man up and try yoga FOREVER. I think they think it’s not manly or something. Pfft.

  181. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Money was an issue with Shannon potential hires. Had the U ponied up enough money Mark Whipple would have NEVER been in the picture, and DICK KOETTER would have been the OC, and we all would have been seeing a far different ending…

  182. avatar
    moneycane says:

    Six yoga is a lot harder than it looks, but the results are great. It helped me improve my flexibility and balance. I would sweat a ton and I wasn’t even doing the hot yoga that some people do

  183. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Although I’d rather have my arm skin sagging that what you fellas have sagging as you get older!

    bahahahahahaha

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    There’s surgery for that, JSQ, I think????

    Plus when I get to that stage, here’s what I’m getting:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zdDfQrPi5Q

    You can thank me later. BWAHAHAHAHA

  184. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Or even John McNulty would have been the OC HAD HE SEEN enough $$$$$$$$ to come down to this great weather!

    Funny now, he was totally open… but we got future NFL OC JF

  185. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Look JSQ/cc I would do the yoga, or the spinning, or even maybe step, but everytime I walk by, it’s all ladies. Now in principle that’s great, lots to keep my mind occupied, I love fit women, but there’s a force field that prevents me from going in. I’ve tried once or twice, just can not walk in. If there were just maybe a couple of guys that looked pretty straight then maybe.

    So if I”ve donemy workout and want to do something else, I just go play racquetball with some old timer and try to give him an MI or with somebody that’s so much better than me that I actually aim for the small of his back and say “sorry may aim really sucks”

  186. 4-star QB Jacoby Brissett is widely considered the nation’s top uncommitted QB prospect. The Dwyer High standout just returned home from a trip to Washington and will visit Miami this weekend. Al Golden was at his basketball game earlier this week and he’s a kid Miami has seemingly made a big priority in recent weeks. Wisconsin and Washington are the two other major players for him. Florida and Florida State are also being mentioned but they appear to be on the outside looking in. Keep an eye on basketball, as he still desires to play that in college. There’s a chance he won’t even sign on Wednesday. The way it’s shaping up, he could be Miami’s top QB prospect right now.

    * I spoke to QB Marcus McDade last night and he told me he hasn’t been hearing from Miami’s coaches lately. He’s a prep school kid who visited here a few weeks ago but never got offered by the Canes. He visited Fresno State (the school he signed with out of HS) last weekend and had an in-home visit from their coaches yesterday. It appears thats where he’s headed, as the Canes have seemingly moved in a different direction.

    * After getting a commitment from a 2nd WR (Rashawn Scott) earlier this week, the Canes are still looking for a third receiver it seems. Patrick Onwuasor confirmed that he received an in-home visit from Miami coaches yesterday. He appears to be choosing between Arizona State and Miami. Devin Lucien also likely received a visit, too. Distance could be a factor working against Miami but he plans to take an official visit here this weekend.

    * OL Kaleb Johnson is the top remaining OL target and his decision should be coming up very soon. He’s got it down to the five schools he’s visited – Miami, UNC, Louisville, Rutgers, and Iowa State. All the coaches have made in-home visits this week and I expect him to announce his commitment within the next few days. Louisville seems to be Miami’s top competition but I like Miami’s chances.

    * Miami is still recruiting TE Brandon Fulse and he’s announcing his final choice today at 5:30 est on ESPNU. He’s down to Auburn, Tennessee, and Miami. I expect him to pick Auburn. He’s been there several times on his own dime so that leads me to believe thats where he wants to go.
    Mike Bakas

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  187. Well JSQ I have done it for years with no issues and the Army requires stretching for all before PT and before running. I do think there are varying opinions on stretching before workouts. Most runners stretch before and after. Got to do what works for you but the older we get stretching becomes more important.

  188. Cubed, from your question before: it is a little indention around my lateral triceps, brachialiss, and deltoid. Never saw that before.

    . . . and yes, I had to look up the above info. I only knew about biceps and triceps. hahaha

  189. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    This persistence to say that whipple was forced upon Shannon has tracks where? W/Bloggers here?

    Whipple must have been the 5th or sixth choice!

    And Randy came up with the same the same ole shannonism bulshism of lines illustrating to the “adoring” press how SHANNON found MWhipple.

  190. speedwrecks
    January 27, 2011 at 1:36 PM
    Money was an issue with Shannon potential hires. Had the U ponied up enough money Mark Whipple would have NEVER been in the picture, and DICK KOETTER would have been the OC, and we all would have been seeing a far different ending…
    @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

    You make more sense when no one can understand what you’re typing.

    EVERYONE loved the Whipple hire.

    Just silly.

    Keep reachin ranger.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  191. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    …just like the line how.he hired Pat Nix

  192. That’s just what the instructors in my gym tell me, Canechic. And my old step dad who used to do body building. You are supposed to warm up a little, stretch, and then do your run or whatever your workout is. That’s what I was taught. My classes have us stretch like every ten minutes, but never in the beginning. When your muscles are cold they are more prone to tearing.

    We are probably saying the same thing – you just can’t wake up and start stretching your hamstrings or whatever before you get them warmed up, but it is good to do it before, during, and after a major workout.

  193. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Nice, JSQ. I think that’s were the tricep is like actually two muscles. That’s how it’s supposed to look. You’re killing it. Keep it up.

  194. lol, Cubed!

    OLD BALLS!

    bahahahaha

  195. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Yeah, let’s just talk about nut bras. That way nobody gets pissed and we all have a good time.

  196. Yes I have heard varies opinions on stretching…even heard no stretching for sometime there. My ballet teacher always made us stretch, especially when it is cold outside, so I always kept my routine like she taught us. Don’t know but I feel so much better when I run after stretching. Just got to do what works for you :)

  197. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    cc – I think you and six are right though. Especially with someone like me with my history of muscle pulls. But you know, can’t that also be cause by not hydrating enough?

  198. It’s very faint, Cubed. Very. No one else probably sees it. But thanks! I can feel myself getting stronger bc I can do a lot more of the reps. It is really hard to do those reps – usually a bicep/tricep combo plus shoulder/chest press combos – for 5 minutes straight while also on a spin bike, twice to 3x per class. I hated it at first but I will definitely incorporate that into the spin classes I teach.

    Next time you struggle with squats, just think picture me suffering through those classes, or worse, trying to do more than 5 “real” push ups. Oh, the humanity!

  199. Canechic, I think we are saying the same thing . . . I’m saying stretch before, during, and after a big work out – just not on cold muscles. My ballet classes always made us do something before we stretched – jump up and down in place, something, to get the blood flowing. I’m not trying to argue with you – just don’t want you to hurt yourself! :-)

  200. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Yeah well I think you’re going about it the right way. Do it for your health and also to feel better about yourself. You darn well know that pretty much 100% of guys don’t find super super cut or muscular girls attractive…and even though I’m married I still appreciate other women and you know my position on the anorexic/bony look. I’ts all about the junk.

  201. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Cz1

    There’s a lil consensus here on money issue; lack of it that is.

    Can’t see how U can think or wise it up that potential hires did not want more $$$$$ than the fistfull-lessness Shannon was tender-ing?

    But hey, knock it out

  202. Yep I got you JSQ! I generally have done at least a 1/2 hour of housework before i workout so I generally am warmed, lol!!!! :)

    C3 be sure to drink plenty of water, you could also be dehydrated! You should see how much water the Army makes angry drink!

  203. There you go, Canechic. That’s the perfect warm up!

    I like jumping jacks, too! :-)

    Have you tried the Pure Barre DVDs I recommended? Seems like it would be right up your alley with your dance background.

    I’m hoping to steal my spin/barre instructor’s job soon. She is 4 months pregnant and I don’t think she can keep it up through the 3rd trimester. I get certified on 2/19!!!

  204. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    JSQ, I see that you’re on with the latest on stretch & workout.

    I am a runner (hobby now) and the prevailing feeling for us is that the best and most crucial stretch is after the run/strenuous workout.

    So CC, while now trainers/instructors may tell us to stretch all the time, just know the one not to miss for maximum relief.

  205. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    speedwrecks

    Not sure I understand

  206. Cubed, I hear you. I think that look is physically impossible on my body type. Even as a size 0 (I’m 5’8″), I didn’t look like that. Kind of like how Jeremy Shockey will never be as defined as DVD or some other scrawny little guy, but he’s still in shape and strong.

    God bless him! :-D

  207. JSQ no I have not but I do have to! I am trying to save some money so I have been doing the cheap workout running and free videos on line.

    That is awesome about the certification, I hope you get the position! :)

  208. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    your next to last post, not the one about stretching, got that one

  209. Wrecks what you are failing to understand is RS was the issue.

    No amount of money was going to change that.

    OC aside this team was crumbling around him.

    Money was NOT the issue here. He was.

    No one wanted to work under him for MANY reasons and I don’t blame them one bit.

    Bill Young, who was a top DC and well respected at the time, was here for a minute and then realized WTF he got himself in to and hopped on the first flight the hell out of this train wreck.

    No need to complicate things here. It is what it is.

    That’s all I am saying….

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  210. Speaking of skinny and scrawny….you would not recognize Angry at all. I saw him this last weekend and he is as skinny as he was at 19 minus the huge muscles he had. I can’t wait to get him home and fatten him up some!

  211. Canechic is big into running too, Speedwrecks. KL is a runner as well. I’m more into spinning – I’m becoming a certified instructor in a few weeks. I did a marathon in 2006 and my right knee has never fully recovered. I tried to train for a half-marathon but I tap out at a 5k before the pain gets really bad. Spinning is really great (if done properly) for people with knee problems. The cardio is just as intense (if not more) but it is less jarring on your body, especially those that run outdoors. I used to run the loop around UM every morning, sometimes 2x, and that was not the greatest idea. I miss it though!!!

  212. Canechic, just go on Amazon and type in Pure Barre. I think they are like $15 on there.

    and thanks, me too! One of my instructors said I will be her sub whenever she is sick/goes out of town, but it would be nice to have my own class – and it is early enough that it doesn’t conflict with my real job.

    Speaking of . . . lunchtime is over!

  213. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    JSQ – I’d have to ask my wife what that means: size 0 on a tall woman. Sounds like Olive Oyl, but I know you’re not. Don’t get weirded out, I’m a straight up citizen, but from what I’ve seen your look is great. What is your heritage, English, Irish, Germanic, Northern European? My wife is Northern European, and that’s the body type I find most attractive. Not small boned. Again, don’t get weirded, I have a daughter also, so I’m sensitive about it. Especially since I travel so much and I’m not always there I always wonder what kind of stuff they’re talking about on the internet ’cause I know when they say yeah I’m doing my homework I know that’s not what they’re doing 100% of the time, but my wife is not super computer savvy and I’m not there.

  214. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    3C says:”and if Randy say had gone 10-3 last year, and 11-2 this year, no way they could have gotten rid of him…and I think he had the talent on the team to do it. I hope.”—- that’s just it 3C, the ppl that were the most vocal about canning Shannon and his staff say the talent is there and just not developed…so here is my thinking, and maybe I’m wrong, but if young Goldie is any where near 8-4 this year it’s a failure when you consider the talent on the current roster…and the supposed upgrades in position coaching…you would even think everyones least favorite qb can be salvaged if the coaching will be that much better…but I can hear it now IF this team is around 7-8-9 wins, “oh these ain’t his players, he gotta change the culture, etc”….and moneycane said this months ago when we saw a change coming, just repeating the same cycle…

  215. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    You can have your yoda nad running; This is my adrenaline push!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgenlUupztI

  216. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    sorry yoga and

  217. avatar
    KLCaneFan says:

    C1, as much as I hate to agree with you on anything, I agree with you on RS. As bits and pieces leak out it’s obvious to me where the real problem was.

    And I’ll go one step further and kick a huge ant pile while I’m at it…

    I would not be the least bit surprised to find out that the reason he had so many issues with seasoned coordinators is because they found him to be incompetent/totally over his head as a HC.

    Of course, that is merely my opinion and you all are free to call me a know-nothing soccer mom if that makes you happy. ;)

    Ok, back to taxes…

  218. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Get back to work woman!!!

    Please

  219. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Another feakin’ delay. Jeeeezzzz. How many airport stores can I visit. I should be doing some work.

    Nash – that is the question. What is the actual talent level. We won’t know for sure until next season is done.

    I think, think, not know, but I guess, guess the talent is pretty darn good and that it wasn’t developed properly because mostly, we didn’t have the right staff. That goes back to RS, because as the HC the buck stops with him, so he didn’t hire the right people, even if he wasn’t the day to day position coach.

    If the talent isn’t good enough then it still goes back to him because he and his staff didn’t evaluate properly.

    Now I haven’t changed my support of RS as a Cane and I wish him the very very best. I don’t hate him or even dislike him, and I think as you well know, I supported him, while he was the coach to the nth degree, even when it was very unpopular to do so.

    But the right decision was made. Of that I’m convinced. RS, if not now, but sometime in the future, if he does some real soul searching, will realize the mistakes he made and he himself might even say “you know, it was time to make a change”. Sadly, it happens in real life, some people are not right for some jobs. Maybe he needed more experience. Maybe he needed to work on his people/motivational skills. Not be so closed off and distrustful. Maybe a few of the BOT wanted to get rid of him from day one.

    He still had the opportunity. It just didn’t work out. It happens.

    As far as Goldie’s record, if he does have the talent, I will be disappointed with 8 wins, but I’m not going to call for him to be let go. I’ll give him the same respect and chance that I gave RS. We’ll know soon with Goldie.

    I’ll say this. I think you can have some faith. It is obvious that Goldie works his ass off and he’s full of piss and vinegar. I like that. Some of these players need to get kicked in the balls. He has great organizational and p.r./people skills and he can sell.

    The only question is how good of a game day coach is he. But if he’s got the right staff, all pulling in the same direction, then they’ll be fine.

    Look at Les Miles. Moe/Larry/Curly all rolled into one on the sidelines. Guess what he has going for him? Great staff. Great organization. Great infrastructure. So he wins. Without all that around him, he’d be just another average coach, imo

  220. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    looks like DL Jackson not gonna be visiting Miami this weekend per SaveUMFootball

  221. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 10:59 AM
    speedwrecks says:
    January 27, 2011 at 10:47 AM

    LB Gionni Paul track is 11.7 @ 100Mtrs.
    What level of competition allows to run and against whom?

    He’s a MLB prospect. 11.7 is plenty fast for a MLB type. That is not SLOW either for a High Schooler that weighs 220 lbs. He needs short area quickness and burst and he has that. FloJo is a WORLD CLASS athlete, you can not compare a high schooler to an acomplished Olympic athlete woman or not.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Exactly. How tall is he?

  222. Nash, while I think it is way to early to being making predictions about record, I think based on schedule (which is huge since we are away from home against FSU, VT and UNC) and installing new systems – 9-3 – is a fair expectation with a game up or down in play depending upon the way the ball bounces.

  223. Cubed, I’m Swedish, English, Irish, and German. Spot on!

    The girls next to me this morning were about 5’0″ little Jewish women. I looked like the Jolly Blonde Giant next to them. Like playing photo hunt – which one doesn’t fit in this picture? I don’t even like working on the same barre as them because it only comes up to my upper thigh and it hits them around the waist. I’m not sure what it is about northern European and midwestern people that makes them so “cornfed” but it is kind of annoying that everyone down here is a frail midget.

  224. SailorCane, what kind of slave shop are you running down there in the Keys? I heard you had her working until the wee hours last night! Give that woman a break . . . or an unlimited shopping trip to Bloomingdales! ;-)

  225. KL stick with me sista.

    I’m right ALOT!!

    ;)

    CFB is a small community and word get’s around quick. Blandolph was running a mom and pop shop and was the laughing stock of not only CFB but the pros as well who continually point to poor coaching and player development when evaluating our kids coming out.

    Total joke from top to bottom.

    Nash there is a HUGE difference between having talent and having talent that is developed and trained the right way to actually perform well on the field.

    That takes time. The potential is definitely there and we have seen flashes of dominance. FLASHES.

    Plus more than that the entire culture has to be changed ala the Cocker Club years. We thought the dent was on top of that change but he just created a bigger problem just a different way.

    Losses are going to come, no doubt. What you have to pay attention to is how they come and how this team looks as a whole.

    Don’t be narrow sighted to the ENTIRE situation ranger.

    This team has a long way to go and a short time to get there……

    I will take tough fought losses anyday. It’s the piss poor, zombie like, Miami Northwestern looking garbage I can’t friggin take.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  226. Orange and green jello/kool-aid/glasses talk: 14-0, baby! National champions, what?! [JSQ "raises the roof"]

    The girl who had her heart broken by the 2010 season: 9-3 or 10-2.

  227. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Why be realistic now? Let’s just say 14-0. Whatever happens happens.

    Bottom line, I think this guy is really good. After NSD, his next step is to get the players to buy in, and those that don’t get rid of them, sorry to say.

  228. CX3 your right about that, so I would even be willing to say 10-2, but we still are missing pieces at several key positions on D

  229. Cubed, if you are looking to kill time, check this site out: http://www.whitewhine.com/

    Pretty funny stuff. It reminds me of some of the complaining we do around here sometimes, especially when some of us (me) get on our “my housekeepers aren’t doing their job!!!” kick.

  230. These kids do and say the DARNDEST things.

    DT Tre Jackson

    ——————————————————————————–

    I just talked to him

    He’s now visiting FSU instead of Miami this weekend.

    Wherever he visits, thats where he’ll likely sign

    I dont think it’s over yet though but we’ll see
    Mike Bakas

    I know it ended up working in our favor with Gadbois, but that is why I told MM01 and HR you never know with these kids, there mind changes DAILY.

  231. *their*

  232. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    That sh** is funny JSQ. There’s only so much to do in an airport lounge. Hilarious! Thanks.

  233. A kid I think we can get that I think is good football player is AJ Sebastiano. He’s a WR. I wonder why he isn’t getting more love. Fully qualified and was the 2nd leading WR in both counties. His offer sheet if very mid major. He runs a 4.6 and he’s a white kid that plays WR, perhaps a little reverse prejudice? Who knows. If I was Golden, I’d check with him ESPECIALLY if we strike out with Lucien and Onwuasor.

  234. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Nice get on that MH all county bg. That’s a xmas shopping list.

  235. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Look at Les Miles. Moe/Larry/Curly all rolled into one on the sidelines. Guess what he has going for him? Great staff. Great organization. Great infrastructure. So he wins. Without all that around him, he’d be just another average coach, imo

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Good points but I think he’s an above average coach, largely because he is 100% in touch with his players and they are 100% behind him. He’s also a very astute defensive guy, not so much on the offensive side.

  236. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM
    These kids do and say the DARNDEST things.

    DT Tre Jackson

    ——————————————————————————–

    I just talked to him

    He’s now visiting FSU instead of Miami this weekend.

    Wherever he visits, thats where he’ll likely sign

    I dont think it’s over yet though but we’ll see
    Mike Bakas

    I know it ended up working in our favor with Gadbois, but that is why I told MM01 and HR you never know with these kids, there mind changes DAILY.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    Crazy…..I thought he had no love for FSU? lol

  237. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CanesCanesCanes
    January 27, 2011 at 3:17 PM
    Why be realistic now? Let’s just say 14-0. Whatever happens happens.

    Bottom line, I think this guy is really good. After NSD, his next step is to get the players to buy in, and those that don’t get rid of them, sorry to say.

    >>>>>>>>>

    They’ve already bought in. It’s already on.

  238. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1, you’re right above but if Koetter had come things would’ve been different. How long that would’ve lasted though is debatable. lol

  239. Cav LOL different in what way is the better question.

    Who the hell knows at this point.

    Just glad the whole trainwreck is over.

    I think we are all ready to move on to bigger and better things :)!!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  240. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM
    These kids do and say the DARNDEST things.

    DT Tre Jackson

    ——————————————————————————–

    I just talked to him

    He’s now visiting FSU instead of Miami this weekend.

    Wherever he visits, thats where he’ll likely sign

    I dont think it’s over yet though but we’ll see
    Mike Bakas

    I know it ended up working in our favor with Gadbois, but that is why I told MM01 and HR you never know with these kids, there mind changes DAILY.

    —— LOL kids…that’s why I don’t NEED any….btw I got $$$$$ saying he gets another STAR if he commits to f$u!!! Any takers???

  241. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Cavalier mon ami,

    YOU Can’t have it both ways.

  242. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    I think we are all ready to move on to bigger and better things !!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    —– We hope!!!

  243. avatar
    CapeCoralCane says:

    ESPN.com has a recruiting database that dates back to 2006. Here’s how many players each program has signed from the ESPNU 150 in the past five seasons (that’s not including this year’s class):

    Miami: 33
    FSU: 27
    Clemson: 24
    North Carolina: 14
    Maryland: 8
    Virginia Tech: 6
    Georgia Tech: 3
    NC State: 3
    Virginia: 1
    Wake Forest: 1
    Boston College: 0
    Duke: 0

    Defiantly not a talent problem.

  244. avatar
    CapeCoralCane says:

    definitely ^^^^^^

  245. That interview with Fisch and the playmaker is very telling. He basically dissed Whipple. Scheme was there he said but timing NOT. He basically agreed with Cal and mentioned route combinations.

  246. No more stars Nash c’mon! Ha!

  247. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    I wish there was some way I could listen to that. Probably an app for that.

  248. Cx3.

    Awesome interview!

  249. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    speedwrecks
    January 27, 2011 at 4:20 PM
    Cavalier mon ami,

    YOU Can’t have it both ways.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Well, because we have insight and hindsight, it’s clear RS had serious, serious people issues.

    You combine that with the talent we had his first two years and it’s debatable that Koetter would’ve stayed. These are probably the reasons he didn’t come in the 1st place, as much as the money and NFL opportunity.

    If Koetter had been available when he hire Mini Martz, it might be a very different situation.

    But ultimately RS problems couldn’t have been solved with more money and they would have caused continued disappointing lackluster play.

    Koetter or someone like him would’ve made a difference this year, most definitely. But would he have stuck around given Shannon’s anti-social, acerbic style and behavior?

    It’s debatable.

  250. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 4:29 PM
    No more stars Nash c’mon! Ha!

    —- just saying…lol

  251. VIA-FOXSPORTS
    There are some familiar names in the Top 25 of Scout’s Team Recruiting Rankings, but there are also teams notable in their absence. Here is a look at 10 teams who have some work to do to catch up to a more accustomed spot in the rankings before Signing Day.

    #27 – Florida Gators
    Florida has never finished outside of the Top 25 in Scout’s recruiting rankings. A sudden coaching change delayed the usual Gator assault on the Top 5 for a few weeks, but Florida’s exclusion from the Top 25 is short-lived. While a resurgent Florida State Seminole recruiting machine along with the loss of Head Coach Urban Meyer have slowed Florida, the Gators are still finalists for the requisite amount of top prospects to vault back into the Top 25 on Signing Day.

    #33 – Virginia Tech Hokies
    The Hokies have everyone right where they want them. Virginia Tech is a school who rightfully gets a reputation as doing more with less. Virginia Tech hasn’t been one Top 20 finish in the Scout Recruiting Rankings in the last five years (No. 20 in 2008), yet the Hokies have won the ACC three of the last four years. This year Virginia Tech is trying to hold off a strong charge from North Carolina who has gone to Virginia and nabbed commitments from two of the state’s highest ranked players in linebacker Travis Hughes and offensive guard Landon Turner. Curtis Grant is the state’s No. 1 prospect, and he appears to be leaving the state as well.

    #49 – Miami Hurricanes
    The name Hurricane and talent have been synonymous for the better part of the last 30 years, but the Hurricanes of more recent years haven’t put the type of talent on the field that looks like an NFL minor league team. While the times of Miami making news for the wrong reason were long gone under former coach Randy Shannon, there wasn’t enough making news for the right ones for him to keep his job. Insert Temple coach Al Golden, a name relatively unfamiliar in the talent rich Dade/Broward area, and the Hurricanes are in an unaccustomed spot when it comes to recruiting. Winning will take care of any recruiting efforts for Miami in the future, and for this year, Golden gets a pass.

  252. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 4:28 PM
    That interview with Fisch and the playmaker is very telling. He basically dissed Whipple. Scheme was there he said but timing NOT. He basically agreed with Cal and mentioned route combinations.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Finally some confirmation for what we’ve been saying since Sept.

  253. Also based on the interview, Fisch sounds high on Jacory. I am too, I honestly think the kid can bounce back and be good again. We’ll see.

  254. bg, put down the kool aid. Iman is done. Sorry, but I have zero reason to not prefer Morris.

  255. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CCC, here’s the download. http://www.wqam.com/iphone/

  256. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Well stated, CO. When a person needs to make those kinds of changes, they usually don’t do it on their own but require a major life-changing event. RS just got one. I hope he reflects and changes. You can’t change who you are as a person, but you can change your behaviour, and thereby achieve your goals.

    It’s a cliche, and nobody likes to hear it, but sometimes being fired is the best thing that can happen to a person, that is, if they’re being fired for non-performance, which he was. Of course, in this economy you don’t wish that on anyone, but in the coaching profession it’s a little different and he’ll land on his feet somewhere.

    It’s not like Mangino, who had some very specific allegations against him, or the strip club guy (forgot his name).

  257. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 4:44 PM
    Also based on the interview, Fisch sounds high on Jacory. I am too, I honestly think the kid can bounce back and be good again. We’ll see.

    >>>>>>>>>

    I think he’s just trying to restore his confidence publicly cause he’s taken such a beating. It’s also good for competition.

    Morris’ gun is the difference.

    But I think he can bounce back overall. I just don’t see him starting at the U again.

  258. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Thanks for the link, CO – that was just plain lazy on my part.

  259. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    CanesCanesCanes
    January 27, 2011 at 4:46 PM
    Well stated, CO. When a person needs to make those kinds of changes, they usually don’t do it on their own but require a major life-changing event. RS just got one. I hope he reflects and changes. You can’t change who you are as a person, but you can change your behaviour, and thereby achieve your goals.

    It’s a cliche, and nobody likes to hear it, but sometimes being fired is the best thing that can happen to a person, that is, if they’re being fired for non-performance, which he was. Of course, in this economy you don’t wish that on anyone, but in the coaching profession it’s a little different and he’ll land on his feet somewhere.

    It’s not like Mangino, who had some very specific allegations against him, or the strip club guy (forgot his name).

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    CCC, it was the best thing to ever happen to him. If he goes to LA it will also be the best thing. He needs to get out of Miami and see and learn from some other coaches. He already has tunnel vision and a stubborn-ness that has become a serious double-edged sword.

    Plus, he has this to quote C1, mom and pop mentality that simply will never work in any leadership position.

    Honestly he needs to realize his mistakes and own up to how many ways he effed up. If he doesn’t he’ll never learn and he’ll be a career DC, which is fine but it depends on what he wants.

  260. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer
    January 27, 2011 at 4:44 PM
    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 4:28 PM
    That interview with Fisch and the playmaker is very telling. He basically dissed Whipple. Scheme was there he said but timing NOT. He basically agreed with Cal and mentioned route combinations.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Finally some confirmation for what we’ve been saying since Sept.

    —- it ain’t whipple, he has a bunch of plays….lol

  261. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    I just heard Jedd Fisch say, “WE WANT TO MAKE IT SIMPLE FOR OUR QBS.”

    Why does that sound familiar, from way back in October.

    AN OC’S JOB IS TO MAKE IT SIMPLE…….

    But I was crazy and all the so-called “insiders” and people “who know more than you” said I was crazy and didn’t know what I was talking about.

    Yeah…..

  262. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Irvin’s loving Fisch. haha

    He just said, “Let me get my smile out of my ear here.”

    haha

  263. Fisch is just trying to boost his sad ass and keep him from bailing.

    Absolutely zero confidence in him as a QB and more importantly as a leader.

    Cmon BG….

    Haven’t seen enough huh.

    I don’t get it.

    Just silly.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  264. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Actually, I said a skilled OC makes it EASY for the QB, OL and WRs.

  265. C1.

    I think a combo of things hurt J12 some him some Whipple some Randy. I think new energy and new competition would do him some good. We’ll see. I just am not going to give up on ANY of our kids.

  266. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1, J12 will bounce back to his early 2009 form and maybe better but he has to get stronger and he has to get out of this prima donna Iman shyt before he’s ever going to be a leader or a starter.

  267. Irvin would love Hitler if he coached here.

    Dude is a joke!! and so is that dumbass show. That thing is unlistenable.

    Shyte is boring as hell and that sidekick of his doesn’t help.

    Right behind Dawn Ballick Jr.

    Shills for life!!!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  268. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    BG, I’d say the split was 50% physical, 35% Whipple’s playcalling, 10% his own mentality, 5 % RS protecting him.

    If he had a real gun and was physically stronger he would be a totally different player. He’d be Morris actually. lol

  269. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1
    January 27, 2011 at 5:07 PM
    Irvin would love Hitler if he coached here.

    Dude is a joke!! and so is that dumbass show. That thing is unlistenable.

    Shyte is boring as hell and that sidekick of his doesn’t help.

    Right behind Dawn Ballick Jr.

    Shills for life!!!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>

    Haha, yeah…..

  270. Wish I had any confidence in Iman.

    I have seen enough. More than enough actually

    Hope you guys are right but IMO that ship has sailed. He will make a nice backup.

    Fisch has big balls considering he has been an OC for about 10 minutes.

    My confidence in him comes from my confidence in Golden and nothing else. Bish needs to put in his time.

    Talk is cheap round here these days. We have ALL heard the rah rah shiz.

    All we need here is someone to stress discipline and proper execution and this offense should light it up.

    No need for Bill Walsh here.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  271. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    It’s real touche to keep saying the PC line of “better days ahead”, “We’ve got to move on to better times…” (BTW totally True) while never missing a beat at not only depicting what were innate faults of RS but mostly with amazing convenience ignoring the handcuffs & shackles (of little $$$) to offer to what would have been a better staff.

    You think Jedd came cheap?

    “Money is not [any longer] an issue” in hiring a coach – Hocutt Nov. ’10

    We all wished that were the case when RS was making his DB coach a 1st time Coordinator and a fifth choice (MW) his new OC.

    But hey, the U is NOW committed to spend $$$ for all her coaching needs. So now, let’s move on!

    I am ready for No. VI. & VII

  272. Iman = dead bish limpin.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  273. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    http://wqam.com/index.php?page=347

    Alonzo Highsmith talking Packers but also talking about how NFL Scouts used to come to practices back in the day and say “How do these guys practice like this and play on Saturday?”

    He said he saw how soft we were in the bowl game. Basically did a polite drive-by on Shannzook. lol

  274. Me and Fisch are on different frequencies when it comes to Jacory.
    That kid has hit his ceiling, and he is likely broken beyond repair. I’m appreciative for a few of the big/entertaining wins he provided thus far in his career, and I’ll continue to admit that I THOUGHT he was gonna be that fella, but I’d honestly rather have another year of Randy & Whip with Morris starting, than anymore of J12’s multi-pick games.
    If Harris does win the job, like I always do, I’ll have his back while he’s out there, and will root for him to be successful………..Just like I did Kelly, and Berlin, and Wright, and Freeman, and Marve, but I do think that its drapes for the kid.

  275. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    All we need here is someone to stress discipline and proper execution and this offense should light it up.

    No need for Bill Walsh here.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    That’s part of it but we’re going to get someone like Gary Stephens.

    J12 needs a Walsh offense. We’ll have something closer to Martz-Rams greatest show on turf.

    Iman ain’t running that offense. lol

  276. Speed there is a saying, Don’t throw good money after bad.

    Dent was bad money and everyone knew it. The only reason they extended his shyte was to keep recruiting in place.

    Dude was a mess and punched his pass a while ago.

    He had a hundred different people around him and nothing helped.

    ONE COMMON DENOMINATOR!!

    Can’t polish a turd my man.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  277. i don’t think arm strength will be the difference. i think less ego (every QB should have some) and lack of bad habits are on Morris’s side. plus he’s still young and fearless.

  278. Iman will be running the cool zone fans for his senior year. No QBin for you young man. You have done enough damage for one career.

    Not to mention the player revolt that will happen if Iman is named starter. We haven’t all forgotten what happened last year did we.

    I have a G on Jacory not starting next year barring injuries. Place your bets.

    He is a Greentree legend and a Gridiron Gash.

    Wounds are still fresh.

    Drapes!! LMAO Hurri.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  279. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Ohhhh my bad Canechic, I messed that up… whoops. I did get the sweetheart part right…right?

    Jacory needs to get that prescription visor back or get diagnosed as color blind b/c too many times he left you asking, who the funk was he throwing to…receiever didnt have a chance.

  280. C1, this is a vicious circle with these guys, because we never saw a receive open, a dropped pass or inconsistent blocking at a game this year…

    Guys we get it and all agree (believe it or not) our former OC left some things to be desired, but you are borderline retarded if you think this is all on him.

    Because you know what else Fisch said today during that interview: Players make plays (and that wasn’t about coaches putting them in position, but rather its their responsibility to execute)

  281. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    Oh and it didnt help that he threw some passes like he was throwing to a two year old toddler. Betty White could run down and catch some of those passes Jacory threw.

  282. I dont know Cav…Yea, some of it might have been Whipple, but it aint Whipple’s fault for those balloons J12 throws up.. Yea he lost confidence, but after seeing him play for 3 years, I just dont see breakout potential. I’d love to see Morris as the starter come Sept 2011.

  283. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Cz1

    You get the last word on the dented One!

  284. LMAO . . . Cool zone fans! Almost spit up my water!

  285. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Whip, RS, and Stoutland enabled J12 big time. They did him no favors.

    …and before I get bashed for putting it on Whip, too, why the hell did J12 not get taken out after the 2nd pick against ND? Seriously. I was in a freakin’ frenzy and I wasn’t the only one. He looked like a deer in the headlights, like he had all season. Love J12, but he looked like an abused and confused kid. Not mentally right, and I’m not saying that disrespectully.

    But, noooooo, they wait until the third pick to take him out. In-freakin-credible. Let him make an even bigger fool out of himself, sorry to say. That was 100% on whip, unless somebody can convince me that Mr. “it’s been a rough four weeks” overruled him.

  286. And whether you love Skinny-Minnie or hate him,

    I still think that its ABSOLUTELY the OC’s job to make adjustments and scheme around the strengths of his players, and he didn’t do it nearly often enough. Jacory’s flaccid arm, and inability to escape the pocket without shattering his scrotum, didn’t do him any favors, but Whipple was actually being PAID to do his job.

  287. Paul Johnon on pulling offers.
    “We tell kids all the time in our office ‘Look around and make sure this is what you want to do,’” Johnson said. “I am not trying to keep kids from looking around. I think they need to look around. But when you decide and commit, then you’re giving people your word that you’re coming. It’s not a game. It’s not ‘Ok, I’ll take this one unless I can find something better. Or let me lock this down there so I can shop around for some other spots.’ If you’re doing that, you’re not committing.”

    “Why don’t you say this school is leading? Or this school is way out in front? It’s the same thing with Dontae. Had Dontae not committed, we would’ve continued to recruit him probably up to a point where we would’ve said something like ‘Hey we’ve got to know something or we have to move on.’”

    “There’s this fallacy out there that everybody is going to take five visits and decide on signing day. We know that’s not going to happen. That’s all it is. Commitment to me means if they tell me they are coming, then I expect that they are coming. If they tell you you’re coming, then why are they taking more visits?”

    “I view anybody that’s still visiting [other] schools as not committed. That’s just me. That’s just the way I do it. Well, people say ‘That’s a double standard because you let other kids visit [Tech] who are committed [to other schools]. That’s not my problem. Maybe it’s a soft commitment. There may be a [college] coach somewhere else saying ‘Give me a soft commitment and go ahead take your visits.’”

  288. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    …and not only that, they should make every player except SM17, including seniors, come back and do the Iowa workout. That ND game and effort was unacceptable, I don’t care who is or isn’t coaching. Golden needs to look at film and punish the quitters.

    That is all. Carry on.

  289. Jacory is getting a 200k education plus all the perks that come with being a football player at UM. Accountability is on the players too, not just the coaches.

  290. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    shwarma5
    January 27, 2011 at 5:24 PM
    C1, this is a vicious circle with these guys, because we never saw a receive open, a dropped pass or inconsistent blocking at a game this year…

    Guys we get it and all agree (believe it or not) our former OC left some things to be desired, but you are borderline retarded if you think this is all on him.

    Because you know what else Fisch said today during that interview: Players make plays (and that wasn’t about coaches putting them in position, but rather its their responsibility to execute)

    >>>>>>>>>

    Yes it is and just like J12 couldn’t execute what Whipple called, Whipple called idiotic plays for ANYONE to execute.

    Shwarm, if you don’t believe me look at what happened to the Bears when Big Martz called the EXACT SAME TYPES OF PLAYS that got J12 injured, picked and the same thing happened to Morris.

    I have no idea why you’re so generous with Mini Martz when he was so clearly an OC retard in the same way that Shannzook was a HC retard.

  291. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Well then make him and the rest of the players account for that travesty in El Paso. That’s the angriest I’ve been at that team. Ever.

  292. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    JSQ
    January 27, 2011 at 5:38 PM
    Jacory is getting a 200k education plus all the perks that come with being a football player at UM. Accountability is on the players too, not just the coaches.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Exactly but with a QB it’s not so simple because a QB will usually only look as good as his OC.

    Coaches put the players in the positions first….then it’s up to the players.

  293. Not going down this road with you, Cav.

    Last year was one big sh!t show all around. Whipple sucked and a lot of our players [with some notable exceptions] acted like a bunch of incompetent pu$$ies most of the time.

  294. Most of us agree that Whipple sucked, but I guarantee every pass play he called, wasn’t a deep balloon pass to the middle of the field, after a horrible play action attempt….J12 just never got it, this aint Miami Northwestern anymore, you’re playing against elite D-1 talent now. I wish the kid success at whatever he decides to do in life, but I dont wanna see him under center for my football team anymore, ok maybe 4th quarter action with a 28 point lead..haha

  295. What Rashad said.

  296. [it dawns on JSQ that she would likely try to remove someone's larynx with her bare hands if he or she called the 'Canes "incompetent pu$$ies"]

  297. LMAO@JSQ…I love it!

  298. avatar
    moneycane says:

    This season it seemed that only three people were held accountable . Shannon, Jacory, and Whipple. None of the other members of the staff/players on the team seemed to matter this year. All losses and no wins were pinned on those three.

  299. U all will be really sad if he wins the competition.

  300. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Rashad
    January 27, 2011 at 5:28 PM
    I dont know Cav…Yea, some of it might have been Whipple, but it aint Whipple’s fault for those balloons J12 throws up.. Yea he lost confidence, but after seeing him play for 3 years, I just dont see breakout potential. I’d love to see Morris as the starter come Sept 2011.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    It’s Whipple’s fault for calling an offense that the QB CANNOT EXECUTE.

    For whatever reason if you see a kid making the same mistakes over and over why in the hell do you keep calling the same plays and expecting a different result?

    Plus, if Whipple had half a brain, he would examine the direct link between FORMATION and INTS/ DROPS/ SACKS and failed plays.

    You CANNOT LINE UP IN THE SHOTGUN AND PASS IF YOU DO NOT RUN THE BALL REGULARLY FROM THE SHOTGUN.

    Did Whipple understand this??? NOPE.

    So what happened? He lined up J12 in the shotgun, the SS and FS played prevent, J12 tossed one up because he has confidence in his WRs, or whatever the hell he said, and it was an easy pick.

    Sure there may have been other receivers open but throw in his shell-shocked 2009 season and his ZERO CONFIDENCE in the OL and he’s just going to heave it to the deep option, which in Mini Martz’s system IS THE FIRST READ.

    It’s just stupid. There’s no other way to describe it. No way in hell I’m calling all those deep balls from the shotgun with a weak-armed QB and an OL that’s porous.

    Just moronic to do it continually and never use your RBs out of the backfield, underneath.

    At least run the damn ball from the shotgun so the defense plays honest.

    What does Mini Martz do—– EMPTY THE BACKFIELD.

    So now the offense is COMPLETELY OUTNUMBERED by the defense. Now everyone has to make a perfect read, perfect protection, perfect route, perfect throw, perfect catch.

    That;’s called MAKING IT HARD ON YOUR PLAYERS and putting them in a position TO FAIL.

    But don’t believe me, just go back and watch the DUKE GAME….

    Ahhh but it’s J12’s fault and RS was sabotaging his playbook.

    Yeah…lol

  301. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    JSQ/Rashad

    But somebody has to account for that one last fiasco. If there’s one thing I hate it’s lack of effort.

    Rashad, I think every pass play he did call was a balloon pass to the middle of the field. Were the receivers improvising too? Of course, in J12’s world last year there was no checkoff receiver underneath. Ever. And college safeties run 5.5’s. He’s not off the hook as far as I’m concerned either, don’t take it that way.

    Anyway – we need J12 and you know why, I just won’t say it ’cause it’s bad luck.

    Stewardess just shot me a dirty look. Finally going. later

  302. Capt, are certain plays stupid, hell yeah. Did Whip call some, hey even a bunch, hell yeah.

    But did Iman fuk up more than enough plays that if he could have actually hit an open receiver or not thrown a floater or INT would you guys have thought it was all good, hell yeah!

    And this all Whip needed to do was play to the strength of his players crap…What strength was that on a CONSISTENT basis? Because if you thought run blocking was consistent, (i.e. in the first half of the year which is when we saw lots of Jacory) you are sadly mistaken, meaning there goes the strength of RBs. I know, its our RBs and WRs on short pass/screen plays, yeah good luck with that since our OL couldn’t develop a screen and Jacory can’t get the ball out their fast enough with enough zip for the WRs anyway. That’s my point. .

  303. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Bg,cav,

    Read between the lines…

    Whoever wins in the [Winter] workouts will be starting in the Spring”

    We all start on Blank Slate”

    Who will win the Winter workouts & emerge with bigger stronger muscles?

    Who gained the greater muscle & quality weight to run with impunity when really needed? …to no longer float balls? ..or even float less?

    I’d have with cz1, the ship sailed on J12; this is his FOURTH Spring camp. The light he can’t suddenly seei he won’t find the herculean momentum to win any of the above… and sadly for J12

    HE IS DONE & COOKED AS A STARTER, AND AS A BACK UP IN CRUNCH TIME, HE BETTER HOPE BOTH THAT BOTH BRISSET & SOUSA (or Brisett & Weatherford) don’t end up in this ’11 coz this Golden staff might do a spencer whipple and go to one the Freshmen, if Morris beats out all Freshmen in the Fall.

  304. i don’t care who wins the spot. just win some games come season time. and if we believe Golden will be doing a meritocracy then you have to trust the decision to go with Jacory if that’s what happens.

  305. Ok, I wont pin all the blame on J12…TB3 gets a pass from me, because I think hes just mentally soft, and when Coach Shannon calledd him out for the INT’s, he lost him… AJ4 was just a damn joke, he by far is one of the biggest letdowns I’ve seen in awhile. Byrdman showed up some games, but was invisible too often. Thank God for Hank this season or things would have bben worse. Plus no tight end threat really hurt this year too.

  306. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Rashad
    January 27, 2011 at 5:45 PM
    Most of us agree that Whipple sucked, but I guarantee every pass play he called, wasn’t a deep balloon pass to the middle of the field, after a horrible play action attempt….J12 just never got it, this aint Miami Northwestern anymore, you’re playing against elite D-1 talent now. I wish the kid success at whatever he decides to do in life, but I dont wanna see him under center for my football team anymore, ok maybe 4th quarter action with a 28 point lead..haha

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    Look, J12 as a QB absolutely had to have PLAY-ACTION.

    Since Mini Martz was a quality control assistant for the Eagles the first thing he should’ve done was chart the success/fail rate of his offense, based on formation, personnel, field position, down and distance, and finally defensive formation.

    If he had done this he would have seen the DIRECT LINK BETWEEN success with J12 and PLAY ACTION…..

    AND FAILURE FROM THE SHOTGUN.

    It’s really that simple y’all.

    But again, don’t take my word for it— go back and watch the highlights from this year and last year and you’ll see these direct relationships.

    This is only an argument if you haven’t watched the games from this perspective.

    If you have there is no argument.

  307. avatar
    USNAVYCANE says:

    Brandon Fulse picked Auburn

  308. Have a safe flight, Cubed.

    . . . and I think several people should account for the ND fiasco. The players should start here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwu3D-Luo-E

  309. avatar
    moneycane says:

    Matt Hasslebeck told someone to ask Cromartie what CBA stood for

    http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/news/story?id=6064472

  310. Welcome, US Navy Cane!

    Rashad, ditto again. God bless Leonard Hankerson. We will have won maybe 3-4 games this year if it wasn’t for Hank.

  311. bg, I will only be disappointed if Iman wins because Morris sucked it up. If he wins based on merit (since this is a meritocracy), than that is fine with me

  312. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    shwarma5
    January 27, 2011 at 5:53 PM
    Capt, are certain plays stupid, hell yeah. Did Whip call some, hey even a bunch, hell yeah.

    But did Iman fuk up more than enough plays that if he could have actually hit an open receiver or not thrown a floater or INT would you guys have thought it was all good, hell yeah!

    And this all Whip needed to do was play to the strength of his players crap…What strength was that on a CONSISTENT basis? Because if you thought run blocking was consistent, (i.e. in the first half of the year which is when we saw lots of Jacory) you are sadly mistaken, meaning there goes the strength of RBs. I know, its our RBs and WRs on short pass/screen plays, yeah good luck with that since our OL couldn’t develop a screen and Jacory can’t get the ball out their fast enough with enough zip for the WRs anyway. That’s my point. .

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    Shwarm, read my post above about J12’s strenghts. I’ve said it before but y’all either don’t read it or don;t want to read it because it lays everything out.

  313. avatar
    Killerbeez41 says:

    BG that actually a dam good point. I know everyone is just gonna be waiting for him throw a pic or screw up. Thing is hopefully he’s not saying the same thing to himself. Just play dam football…do your job and do it well.

  314. I feel you Cav, Whipple could have made things a little easier for J12..He looked at J12 and swore he was looking at Donovan McNabb, but after watching him play, I just dont see it. Even with a new coach, I don’t think hes mentally tough enough. Morris just seems a lil more poised IMO.

  315. avatar
    BahamaCane says:

    moneycane says:
    January 27, 2011 at 5:51 PM

    This season it seemed that only three people were held accountable . Shannon, Jacory, and Whipple. None of the other members of the staff/players on the team seemed to matter this year. All losses and no wins were pinned on those three.
    ———————————————————————————–
    Isnt that how it always is?

  316. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Rashad
    January 27, 2011 at 5:58 PM
    Ok, I wont pin all the blame on J12…TB3 gets a pass from me, because I think hes just mentally soft, and when Coach Shannon calledd him out for the INT’s, he lost him… AJ4 was just a damn joke, he by far is one of the biggest letdowns I’ve seen in awhile. Byrdman showed up some games, but was invisible too often. Thank God for Hank this season or things would have bben worse. Plus no tight end threat really hurt this year too.

    >>>>>>>>>

    Dead right on those. I put those on Shannon overall and Whipple to a lesser degree.

    Ultimately the HC has to be the hammer that kids respond to, not the assistants or coordinators.

  317. I think a lot of venom gets shot at J12 because of all the talk, the Heisman and the Pink Suit, wearing the Sweater Vest off the plane at Columbus..How about doing something first before all the theatrics?? One win vs FSU and a 21-20 win vs Okla with no Bradford or Greshman, doesn’t make you a stud. Just keep putting up positive numbers and let them do the talking for you.

  318. avatar
    BahamaCane says:

    Rashad says:
    January 27, 2011 at 6:07 PM

    I feel you Cav, Whipple could have made things a little easier for J12..He looked at J12 and swore he was looking at Donovan McNabb, but after watching him play, I just dont see it. Even with a new coach, I don’t think hes mentally tough enough. Morris just seems a lil more poised IMO.
    ——————————————————————
    Rashad, at this point, i think Golden should bite the bullet and go with Morris from the start. We already know what we have in J-12.

    Let Morris drive the car and keep J-12 in the trunk and only bring him out on holiday’s, birthday’s, leap years, and for the occasional weed run!

  319. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Rashad
    January 27, 2011 at 6:07 PM
    I feel you Cav, Whipple could have made things a little easier for J12..He looked at J12 and swore he was looking at Donovan McNabb, but after watching him play, I just dont see it. Even with a new coach, I don’t think hes mentally tough enough. Morris just seems a lil more poised IMO.

    >>>>>>>>>

    Haha, that’s exactly what M&M was thinking. lol Crazy.

    Morris is HEAD AND SHOULDERS above J12 in every single way.

    To me there’s no contest. That’s why I said Fisch was just trying to restore his confidence because we might need him off the bench. lol

  320. Actually Capt O I read your posts, hence why I respond.

    For instance:

    “Sure there may have been other receivers open but throw in his shell-shocked 2009 season and his ZERO CONFIDENCE in the OL and he’s just going to heave it to the deep option, which in Mini Martz’s system IS THE FIRST READ.” –

    HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT’S THE FIRST READ? ARE YOU MISS CLEO? AND ITS PRETTY DISMISSIVE TO NOT CARE ABOUT OPEN RECEIVERS AND JUST DISCARD THAT FACT WITH AN EXCUSE THAT IS WEAK SINCE IF HE IS SO WORRIED ABOUT GETTING SMACKED, YOU WOULD GET THE BALL OUT OF YOUR HAND AS QUICK AS POSSIBLE TO A SHORTER ROUTE (SINCE DEEP ROUTES EVEN TO THROW THOSE WOUNDED DUCKS TAKE TIME TO DEVELOP)

    Or:

    What does Mini Martz do—– EMPTY THE BACKFIELD.

    So now the offense is COMPLETELY OUTNUMBERED by the defense. Now everyone has to make a perfect read, perfect protection, perfect route, perfect throw, perfect catch.

    That;’s called MAKING IT HARD ON YOUR PLAYERS and putting them in a position TO FAIL.

    OR IS IT CALLED ASKING THE PLAYERS TO EXECUTE AND SPREADING THE FIELD?

    Listen I am not saying I am right, just as I am not saying you are wrong, but what I am saying is that based on what I watched (which was also every home game in person, which is much closer to how the player sees it vs. what you see on TV), I disagree with you. I never said don’t blame Whip, all I have said is he was not solely or for that matter primarily responsible.

  321. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Dag, everyone posting @ same time

    and if Morris is competing CAPTAIN CAV, BG, J12 will never be a starter at the U!

  322. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Rashad
    January 27, 2011 at 6:14 PM
    I think a lot of venom gets shot at J12 because of all the talk, the Heisman and the Pink Suit, wearing the Sweater Vest off the plane at Columbus..How about doing something first before all the theatrics?? One win vs FSU and a 21-20 win vs Okla with no Bradford or Greshman, doesn’t make you a stud. Just keep putting up positive numbers and let them do the talking for you.

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Oh yeah. His head got blown in that game just like Whipple’s. That’s the irony of the whole thing. Both of them thought one game cemented them as the next big thing.

    But that game did show the type of playcalling necessary for J12 to play his best and it showed what he can do when he’s comfortable and in the pocket, mentally.

    He made his reads, threw in rhythm with his legs, all those things.

    Even at his best though he still can;’t do what Morris does.

  323. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    I’ll tell you what though, for all my disdain for Mini Martz, he did the U a huge favor by convincing Shannzook to offer Morris.

    Morris has a NC caliber arm and leadership ability.

  324. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    shwarma5
    January 27, 2011 at 6:15 PM
    Actually Capt O I read your posts, hence why I respond.

    For instance:

    “Sure there may have been other receivers open but throw in his shell-shocked 2009 season and his ZERO CONFIDENCE in the OL and he’s just going to heave it to the deep option, which in Mini Martz’s system IS THE FIRST READ.” –

    HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT’S THE FIRST READ? ARE YOU MISS CLEO? AND ITS PRETTY DISMISSIVE TO NOT CARE ABOUT OPEN RECEIVERS AND JUST DISCARD THAT FACT WITH AN EXCUSE THAT IS WEAK SINCE IF HE IS SO WORRIED ABOUT GETTING SMACKED, YOU WOULD GET THE BALL OUT OF YOUR HAND AS QUICK AS POSSIBLE TO A SHORTER ROUTE (SINCE DEEP ROUTES EVEN TO THROW THOSE WOUNDED DUCKS TAKE TIME TO DEVELOP)

    Or:

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    Shwarm, you can see it by what the QB does. Also, deep ball first read is classic Air Coryell, which is what Mini Martz tried to run.

    I said this all this fall but as usual……

  325. lol..Yea, he can be good on the bench. Other guys I’m calling out this year.
    AJ4
    Brydman
    TB3
    #7
    #58-Futch!!! Time to get, and stay on the damn field!!!

  326. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Listen I am not saying I am right, just as I am not saying you are wrong, but what I am saying is that based on what I watched (which was also every home game in person, which is much closer to how the player sees it vs. what you see on TV), I disagree with you. I never said don’t blame Whip, all I have said is he was not solely or for that matter primarily responsible.

    >>>>>>>>

    You sound like Chicago Bears fans who want to blame everyone BUT MIKE MARTZ for the debacle last Sunday.

    That game came down to TWO or three plays. ALL MISTAKES BY THE OFFENSE. All caused by transparent, over-exposed playcalling and formations.

    It doesn’t matter if you’re at the game or not bro. Those Bears fans want to blame Cutler but the problem was Martz calling those idiotic plays that the defense is laughing at.

    The sacks that injured Cutler came from what formation and playcall???

    The pick 6 that sealed the game came from what formation, field position and playcall??

    I swear y’all just don’t want to see the reality and full responsibility of the OC.

    lol

    Shyt’s comical.

  327. Ladies and Gentleman you really have no right to critique or “bash” a fine young student athlete at the U unless you have actually been in there shoes and been a D1 football player and actually know what it takes to get to that point and last time I checked NONE of you fit that description.

    YOU HAVE NO RIGHT!!!! And I am extremely disappointed in all of you.

    You should all be ashamed of yourselves.

    Ok I’m off to racquetball and then on to Yoga for some good ol downward doggin.

    Maybe some frozen yogurt after cause I have been such a good girl this week……

    Toodles!!!!

    BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  328. avatar
    moneycane says:

    I don’t care who does what. How they do it or when or where they do it at I just want the job to get done. The ball can wobble, float, hum, zip, glide as long as the receiver gets it. Hell as long as the team plays hard and competes every game I’ll be a happy fan next season.

  329. SHWARM DON”T DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    No OC vortex Joe cmon!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  330. LMAO@C1

  331. avatar
    miamimike01 says:

    CO,

    sitting at a couple of home games myself this season, you as a TV viewer DO NOT see the the pass plays develop like you do in person.

    There were WRs running open on almost every play.

    But I digress. I agree with shwarma, Whip does deserve blame, but not all of it. There’s plenty to shovel around.

  332. avatar
    miamimike01 says:

    with that said, I think I’m going to take the night off and watch TV.

  333. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    As for “blank slate” “Whoever wins…” with Morris & J12:

    Meritocracy Myth is at play ==> this crew of coaches KNOW that J12 does NOT possess the skills set to earn the merits required to go back to No. # 1.

    He better worry about the incoming Freshman/en picking too much of the playb

  334. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Is this feb or oct??? Lol…a coach says he has confidence in both qbs…he says the hated qb will get a fair shake and then we have an up roar??? Lol…I wonder how many of the ones that go to games will stop if 12 wins the comp??? Oh well…holla

  335. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    playbook to where freshman can go, or this OC truly “simplifies” that playbook… and J12 is 3rd string, a la Spencer…

  336. avatar
    moneycane says:

    The Titans fired/let go off Jeff Fisher. USC needs to fire Lane Kiffan and hire Fisher asap

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=6066144

  337. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1
    January 27, 2011 at 6:29 PM
    Ladies and Gentleman you really have no right to critique or “bash” a fine young student athlete at the U unless you have actually been in there shoes and been a D1 football player and actually know what it takes to get to that point and last time I checked NONE of you fit that description.

    YOU HAVE NO RIGHT!!!! And I am extremely disappointed in all of you.

    You should all be ashamed of yourselves.

    Ok I’m off to racquetball and then on to Yoga for some good ol downward doggin.

    Maybe some frozen yogurt after cause I have been such a good girl this week……

    Toodles!!!!

    BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    LOL

  338. avatar
    KLCaneFan says:

    I’m still working.

    That is all.

  339. But his balls is tyte, yo

  340. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    miamimike01
    January 27, 2011 at 6:34 PM
    CO,

    sitting at a couple of home games myself this season, you as a TV viewer DO NOT see the the pass plays develop like you do in person.

    There were WRs running open on almost every play.

    But I digress. I agree with shwarma, Whip does deserve blame, but not all of it. There’s plenty to shovel around.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    I never said there WEREN’T WRS OPEN. lol

    I’ve actually seen them open after watching plays repeatedly.

    During the UVA game even the commentator was talking about how the routes were taking too long to develop and THERE WAS NOTHING UNDERNEATH.

    Do ya’ll think J12 changed those plays at the LOS?????

    J12 of last year was finding the open receivers more often than not. I remember the GT game when he threw one to Pat Hill WHO WAS HIS 3RD OR 4TH READ…..

    So, what happened between that point last year and this year???

    Any guesses?????

    If as an OC, I see my QB is gun shy, not making his reads, NOT SPOTTING THE OPEN WRS, getting sacked, making bad throws….

    I’M GOING TO EXAMINE MY PLAYCALLING AND TEACHING.

    And most likely I’m going to CHANGE THEM.

    That’s why I said, J12 NEEDS PLAY ACTION. When he has it, he gets in a rhythm, makes his reads and makes good-great throws.

    EVERYTHING CHANGES JUST FROM FORMATION AND USING THE RUNNING GAME AS THE LEAD…

    EVERYTHING.

    Don’t think so?? Go back and watch GT….Then go watch Duke.

  341. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    speedwrecks
    January 27, 2011 at 6:40 PM
    As for “blank slate” “Whoever wins…” with Morris & J12:

    Meritocracy Myth is at play ==> this crew of coaches KNOW that J12 does NOT possess the skills set to earn the merits required to go back to No. # 1.

    He better worry about the incoming Freshman/en picking too much of the playb

    Nashvillecane
    January 27, 2011 at 6:43 PM
    Is this feb or oct??? Lol…a coach says he has confidence in both qbs…he says the hated qb will get a fair shake and then we have an up roar??? Lol…I wonder how many of the ones that go to games will stop if 12 wins the comp??? Oh well…holla

    >>>>>>>>>>

    Speed, exactly.

    Nash, I think it would be equally funny if J12 is forced into a game and suddenly makes good throws and no INTs.

    Wouldn’t that be comical? lol

    It could happen with an OC who teaches properly and doesn’t call stupid plays that put the QB at a disadvantage.

  342. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Is it Feb or Oct”

    Coach Golden laid down the gauntlet: the race is on as to who wins the starting possitions in the ==> Strngth& Conditioning auditions!

    Haven’t U seen the tweets?

  343. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Bennie V
    January 27, 2011 at 6:53 PM
    But his balls is tyte, yo

    >>>>>>>>>

    lol

  344. I love it when everyone gets to debating on who’s “Righter.”

    CANEZ1=Locked door…..Come here, and gimmie a kiss!!

  345. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Cav,

    You’ve got to be an undercover politician?

    How you can stand for & see two opposites of the same issue is beyond the realm of reality!

  346. avatar
    KLCaneFan says:

    $2.00 Hurricane Shots at the Titanic each time a LOI comes in on Wednesday.

    Things that make you go hmmmmmmm….

  347. JACORY NEEDS PLAYACTION LIKE BROCK BERLIN NEEDED SHOTGUN

    that’s MAJOR need.

  348. Cubed, I’m Swedish, English, Irish, and German. Spot on!

    ^^^^Wow Jello……You are the apex of white girl-dom.

    Lucky for you, I likes a little suga’ wit my coffee.

  349. We got 2 qb’s that have won games. WHile some of yall are trying to run j12 off, yall are the same ones that was complaining about shannon after smith and taylor left and i kept laughing at that because i kept saying, what championship team besides the giants ever won a championship with the back-up qb as the starter, but yall were screaming all year “we need a back up” now it’s, hopefully j12 has played his last game, do yall forget, right now spencer whipple is still here for now are yall on dro.

    Whoever starts at qb, as long as he puts points on the board is all i care about. That usf game showed some of the stephen morris weaknesses, he’ll get better under fisch and so will j12. When fisch said he doesn’t want a qb that’s gun shy, with j12, that’s no problem. As long as j12 doesn’t come into his senior year trying not to throw interceptions and just come out with the same gunslinging mentality he had his 1st 2 years, he’ll be straight and will force morris to play catch up.

    I like that fisch guy, he’s talking like an oc’s suppose to talk and when he said, “our runningbacks vs any linebackers in the country, We Win” ok, just knowing that match-up alone is going to get exploited is going to give d-co’s a fit. All i kept thinking about when fisch was talking was, damyum, if hank had 1 more year in this offense, he’d be a guaranteed 1st round pick instead having to climb his way up. hankerson like sam shields will go into the league and make a name for himself, that guy balls for real.

  350. Oh lord you guys the whole damn football program sucked last year. Sunlife even sucked. Sucked so much not sure I want to go back.

    KL if I lived near you I would give you a hand. I just signed up to volunteer at a preschool for underprivileged children helping them read.

    I need to do something uplifting right now or I will go out of my mind.

    Go Canes!

  351. bg1906 says:
    January 27, 2011 at 4:28 PM
    That interview with Fisch and the playmaker is very telling. He basically dissed Whipple. Scheme was there he said but timing NOT. He basically agreed with Cal and mentioned route combinations.
    ///////////////////////////////////////

    Football people knew whipple had no idea when to call those plays, doesn’t matter how many plays you have, it’s when you call em and how you set the plays that you do have, up. It’s frustrating to watch, those pass patterns that whipple called did not maximize the talents of each of our receivers, it’s not good to try and train all your receivers to be able to do the same things, each players has their strengths and weaknesses.

    bg, also, good point on that linebacker from lakeland, 11.7, i’m willing to bet their are not to many people on this blog and in like who have run an 11.7, i don’t care who you are, 11.7 is fast, it’s not blazing, but that’s fast.

    I remember back when i was around 13, and we had this track meet at Tamiami Park, anybody running under 12, they’re not slow, and anybody running under 12 over 200 pounds, their moving. Football is not about 100 yard speed, it’s about 10 to 20 yard speed on defense. That kid from lakeland, he has explosive speed, the good news is, i’m glad whoever complained about that man running a 11.7 is not recruiting for UM.

  352. I guess J12 reads here. His latest tweet

    RT @12JHarris12: Everybody wants to ride a train w/ momentum but how many people are willing to push it when it stops. It’s time to get my momentum back!

  353. By the way, that situation over at iowa reminds me off last year when oscar cryer talking about retiring because of how hard he coaches, lol, as soon as i heard that, the 1st thing came to my mind is, ok, so he’s coaching harder than joe paterno, than when you think about bobby bowden, guys who coached over the long haul and this dweeb is holding press conferences about he needs to relax now because of how hard he’s coached, we all knew that was bs. Now with these iowa players, as many people that work out in this country, since when in unison has that many players had to check into the hospital and 1 times, like the saying goes, you can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.

  354. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    peedwrecks
    January 27, 2011 at 7:06 PM
    Cav,

    You’ve got to be an undercover politician?

    How you can stand for & see two opposites of the same issue is beyond the realm of reality!

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    LOL. I see both and in between both but when it comes to making a call, a decision or reaching a conclusion there can only be one.

    In this case, that one is the OC. He sets the table. The players try to eat.

  355. avatar
    KLCaneFan says:

    I saw that bg!

    canechic, if you need something uplifting to do you don’t want to help me! Haha.

    Oh, back to work.

  356. Until stephen morris puts up 40 points in a game, he hasn’t run an offense better than j12 when he’s on his game, and the j12 fiasco is just an indictment on whipple at the college level.

    To me, i look at it like this, who’s the better qb donovan mcnabb or rex grossman, not even close, but for some reason, rex put up more points when starting than mcnabb did their. No way is rex better than mcnabb.

    j12 put up points during his time here, and we all know had he been able to stay healthy his 1st year, we would’ve won at least 2 more games.

  357. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Cal, the funny thing to me about Iowa is that they’re not even that strong. They’re solid enough but it’s not like whatever they were doing is giving them some great advantage.

    Then again, maybe it is and maybe that’s why they’ve been competing so well these last few years.

    They didn’t look so incredible to me though.

  358. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 7:24 PM
    I guess J12 reads here. His latest tweet

    RT @12JHarris12: Everybody wants to ride a train w/ momentum but how many people are willing to push it when it stops. It’s time to get my momentum back!

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    If ANYONE needs to stop fukin TWEETING it’s J12.

    He’s done. This is more bullshyt. Stop talking about it publicly. DO IT and let people talk later.

    Oh well. We’ll see.

  359. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    “Had he been able to stay healthy…”

  360. I know KL but I would take busy work just to pass the time.

  361. avatar
    KLCaneFan says:

    Oh, well, in that case… I AM busy! ;)

  362. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Bennie V
    January 27, 2011 at 7:08 PM
    JACORY NEEDS PLAYACTION LIKE BROCK BERLIN NEEDED SHOTGUN

    that’s MAJOR need.

    >>>>>>>>>

    That’s exactly what it’s like. Exactamundo.

  363. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Cal,

    J12 does not put the work t. o build his body!! J12 did not come with college-ready body (159lbs) suitable to stay healthy in meeting the rigors and challenges of going vs. 245lbs colleg LBas, 210lbs DBs. Cal, I played HS ball & ran Track

  364. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    But hated lifting the bulk would my slow distance intermdiate times.
    J12 has no such excuses to still be w/ unsuitable body being jst 174lbs at 6 4′ frame!

  365. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Hurri
    January 27, 2011 at 7:15 PM
    Cubed, I’m Swedish, English, Irish, and German. Spot on!

    ^^^^Wow Jello……You are the apex of white girl-dom.

    Lucky for you, I likes a little suga’ wit my coffee.

    >>>>>>>>

    Ya’ll know what I think of all this bullshyt. lol

    Those foreign countries don’t mean jack to the Stars and Stripes.

    Just raw material to be shaped and sculpted into an American Princess.

    Same goes for you Hurri…haha…not the princess part of course. haha

  366. Capt whatever you say…

  367. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    Heck since we are talking QBs and FAMU, ANOTHER Skinny Miami QB Martin Ukpey went theree. Same thing with J12 except that he runs the rock against that D2a comp, just as J12 did vs. That comp Charleston Southern in J12 1st game. That other skinny never gained much muscles and just got beat out in mid season by a local white QB from Tallywho weighed about 220lbs.

    I’d venture to say that J12 could have gone to FAMU and won a real National championship. FAMU just won it http://www.famu.edu all in Flag Football where they don’t slam QBs to the turf w/300 lb DLs.

  368. Wow. Listen to #57 talking about changing positions set him back.

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/videobeta/?watchId=5c5d6925-bc4b-48ba-9829-45a508e8d745

  369. speedwrecks says:
    January 27, 2011 at 8:05 PM
    But hated lifting the bulk would my slow distance intermdiate times.
    J12 has no such excuses to still be w/ unsuitable body being jst 174lbs at 6 4′ frame!
    //////////////////////////////////////

    Under golden with the new direction he’s given to coach swasey, j12 will have no choice but to add more weight, i’m quite sure that’s what goldie locks noticed when he saw j12, he was probably like, ok, how long have you been here, and is that all the weight you’ve put on, no way should j12 have to keep going eating all that breakfast trying to gain weight. j12 has what it takes when he cares, but last year, he definitely didn’t care that much because he knew whip wan’t calling what was best for the offense and of course at this level, j12 needed more help than he was getting. I’m high on morris, but a hungry j12 with something to prove is a different animal out their.

    I like what i saw in morris, but when it comes to spreading the ball around and attacking a defense, i saw that from j12 from day 1, and it left him after the injury for the most part, at the same time, the play calling for the last 2 years didn’t help his progression and fisch understands what qb’s need to do. If brissett comes in, he’s going to raise the bar of competition period. morris is in the best position of the qb’s that are here and the qb that comes in, he’s had live game experience, he’s motivated to compete for the starting spot and he’ll be motivated to keep the guy behind him on the bench. j12 just needs to come in and say to himself, this is my last year, i’m going out blazing.

    Damyum college goes by fast, seems just like yesterday we were welcoming in the 2008 class, now they’re about to be the ones taking roses to their Mother’s on senior day.

  370. avatar
    raizecane says:

    Calvin -you make some goint points. However, J12 had a bad habit on locking in on one receiver and only one receiver despite being double and triple covered.

    I’m tellig you now, if he is the starting QB come fall time, and throws 3 int’s in the first game……I am going CANEZ1 on people (salty……real salty).

    GO CANES…..

  371. Cav, you are an easy mark, my guy.

    I knew you’d get you a piece of that one. I just live in this country. That’s it. I’m no patriot. That’s why I make light of nationality, rather than ethnicity.

    And besides…….Isn’t the only color that really matters, pink?

  372. avatar
    raizecane says:

    Hurri – pink and green………

  373. avatar
    raizecane says:

    and if you have enough green…….there will be plenty of pink :-)

  374. Under this regime, he won’t get a chance to throw 3 interceptiosn in a game, they’ll definitely just go with morris if that happens and start from their.

    You won’t see the same j12 you saw last year, you’ll see the j12 that should’ve improved after his 1st year being a starter, that’ll be the difference, and plus he’ll have an oc that’ll be patient and not ignorant by trying to force play calls and than turn around and blame it on execution.

  375. Or if you’re on a college football team they’ll be plenty of the Flamango colors coming around!

  376. avatar
    raizecane says:

    If you listened to the playmaker this morning, he even said all those picks were not always on the QB. If the QB throws the ball where it needs to go but the receiver doesnt run the proper route……..INT.

    Execution does come into play……..

  377. SailorCane says:
    January 27, 2011 at 2:32 PM

    You can have your yoda nad running; This is my adrenaline push!

    ——

    Yoda nad running? Yoda’s nads are running where …… down his little green leg?

  378. Fisch said he’s going to teach QB Progression so J12 and the rest of our QBs shouldn’t be locking on anymore.

  379. As long as the pink ain’t green, its all good….

    I’m probably late with this GEM, but I almost kicked it when I saw it. Dude was jammin’ too!!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv83E7ZCxJs

  380. six, i know a guy who always trained peole with the 100 reps stuff. I use to watch this old navy seals guy train, seemed like all he did to warm up was put his hands behind his head, and basically do lunges all around the track seemed like for 20 to 30 min, i’m not sure what he did after that, but doing lunges with your hands behind your head all the way around a track that many times, i use to just say, that guy must be stratched out good.

  381. Can you blame j12 for locking in on the deep receiver since it seemed liek all the other receivers that ran some in the 10 to 15 yard variety were normally always around each other.

    I’m just anxious to see how these qb’s do under a real oc, and we’ll see what kind of oc fisch early. Just think about it, we haven’t had a good oc since chudzinski left, that’s been one of our biggest downfalls at UM, not finding a solid oc after he left.

    I want to see the coach mcdonald affect to, he’s gotta be better than aubrey and he’ll have more pride, no way would he want a guy like duper working with the wide-outs to get better and he’s the coach, i don’t care who you are, if you’re a wide-out coach, and one of your receivers are going outside of you to get help and than comeback looking like they’re doing better from the outside help, the thing is, dupe knows what it takes, he played the position at a high level at the highest level, what the hell did aubrey hill do, he’s one of the main ones i wanted off the staff.

  382. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Sorry six typo

    Btw how do u know yodas nads r green?

    Lol

  383. “J12 will bounce back to his early 2009 form and maybe better”

    You gotta be f*cking kidding me with this

    J12 is done, over – to put it nicely, he f*cking sucks as a QB. He might be the nicest kid in the world, I remember talking to him when he called into the radio show here in Tampa on the ESPN affiliate …… but I’m not talking about him as a person, I’m talking about him as the QB for the Canes

    How much more does ANYONE need to see for them to wake the hell up with this kid

    Fisch is going to teach Jacory progressions? HAHAHAHA. Good luck with that – if he doesn’t know by his damn Senior year in college at a major Division 1 program how to go through his progressions, all the sudden someone is going to plant that seed in Jacory’s head and the beanstalk will suddenly grow?

    Wake the hell up

    This is what would have to take place for ANY OCoordinator to make it easy for Jacory – since it’s their job, right?

    *holds Jacory by his hand on the sideline and talks baby language to him*

    OC – “Ok Jacory. We are going to do this thing called a Wildcat”

    J12 – “Wildcat? Oh wow. I like cats, big cats like lions and tigers. Is a wildcat big?”

    OC – “Um, yes. Stay with me here Radio, I’m trying to explain what we’re going to do. We’re going to run a Wildcat. You’re going to stand next to me, right here, right next to me …… (Jacory gets excited and starts hopping up and down) …… so we can watch this Wildcat run”

    That right there would be calling plays to Jacory’s strengths – not having him out there as QB is his strength. If it’s more than a 8 yard out, Jacory is f*cked. How many damn play-actions can you run? and he’s not even that great at running a play-action, and please for the love of baby jesus do not try and say it has anything to do with the RBs not selling it

    And really how much different is Fisch than Whipple? Weren’t both of them basically offensive assistants, QB quality control coaches or something to that effect …… except Fisch was the OCoordinator at Minnesota for 1 year, while Whipple was the head coach at New Haven, Brown and UMass?

    We don’t know sh*t about Fisch and how he’s going to do as OCoordinator, if anything, we should’ve learned from the hire of Whipple to not get our panties all soaked – right? B/c just like Canez1 said, when Whipple was hired, I remember when Truth brought his name up …… people started googling, people started finding articles of former players of his at UMass talking about how you’re going to love him, people started talking about how Bill Cowher said that if he ever went back to the NFL that Whipple would be the first one he would call, people talked about how he helped develop Rape-lisberger at Pittsburgh, etc. etc. etc. Whipple was the ice cream cone flavor of the f*cking month for a while and everyone was deep throating it

    Fisch said that the schemes were there, but not the timing? Doesn’t that come down basically to f*cking execution by the players? Ya, I’ll answer that for you – it does

    And yes, I will be sad – extremely sad – if Jacory wins the starting position

    B/c that means that Fisch might be clinically retarded, or that Stephen Morris has either transferred or been kidnapped

    And for the record, no one on here has ever seen me write or heard me talk about how I wanted the Canes to retain Whipple – so don’t try and say that I wanted him back

  384. Sailor – I said his nads going down his little green leg, ha

    But, I’d be willing to put money on Yoda’s nads being green

  385. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    shwarma5
    January 27, 2011 at 8:46 PM
    Capt whatever you say…

    >>>>>>>>>>>>

    Bro, don’t take my word for it. Go watch the film and ask yourself. You study probabilities, patterns and results based on set models and formulae.

    Watch the film and ask yourself as you’re watching. Watch ANY game from this season. Watch the down, distnce, formation and defensive sets.

    Then watch the results of the plays. Here’s the link to the guy who posted almost every game this season, every play.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/lestat1124#p/u

    Pick any game and watch the plays and results.

    It’s a who’s right or wrong question. The plays, results and scores speak for themselves.

    And remember, I didn’t fully understand this until I researched Air Coryell, Mike Martz and then Whipple’s playcalling and the results.

  386. Someone is repeatedly ringing my doorbell. At 10:30pm.

    I wish Sebastian was a pitbull right now.

  387. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    JSQ

    IST THE KNOCKING DONE & OUT?

  388. Calvin – I remember one time you said something about Condoleeza Rice being able to bench 135 lbs. 35 or 40 straight times or something like that

    That isn’t easy …… Condi is fit

    I hear what you’re saying about doing those lunges with your hands behind your back. SEALs are a wholeeeeee different breed of human

    Those 2 SEALs that I used to work out with, those guys were just machines. Not that big either – they were more like twisted steel instead of bricksh*thouse …… know what I’m saying?

    They looked like the Terminator robot without any skin, as opposed to the Terminator robot as Arnold

  389. No more ringing or knocking. That was creepy. Trying to watch Jersey Shore in peace!!!

  390. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    There has to be some sorta disconnect between the brain and keyboard. SMH

  391. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    I beginning to wonder if ole Howdie Doodie Fisher up in tally is taking a page out of the SEC recruitng bible!

    Nothing like a little extra cash in the recruits piggy bank!

  392. avatar
    speedwrecks says:

    SAY It ain’t say Sailor!

  393. the new OC was the least impressive of the hires when it came to resume. i’m hopeful though.

  394. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer
    January 27, 2011 at 7:32 PM
    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 7:24 PM
    I guess J12 reads here. His latest tweet

    RT @12JHarris12: Everybody wants to ride a train w/ momentum but how many people are willing to push it when it stops. It’s time to get my momentum back!

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    If ANYONE needs to stop fukin TWEETING it’s J12.

    He’s done. This is more bullshyt. Stop talking about it publicly. DO IT and let people talk later.

    Oh well. We’ll see.

    —– goldie need to copy Shannon and shut tweetin down…lol

  395. what’s wrong with what Jacory tweeted though? and so what if he tweets. why y’all reading it? grown men reading a wannabe model, college QB tweets. and scrutinizing it all so deeply. his tweets aren’t for y’all. its like when a hip hop magazine asked Bun B what he thought of Souljah Boy’s music. said grown people knocking it need to realize it ain’t for them. stop knocking it. its for kids his age. kids his age are feeling it.

    too much scrutinizing of everything kids say/tweet/facebook post. sometimes i cringe when i see the stuff posted. but damn they are kids. its alright to sound dumb when your young. and alright to be dumb. not every one is smart or has good sense. it is what it is.

  396. JSQ – I would rather have my nads catch the top portion of a picket fence as I attempt to jump over it before I watch Jersey Shore.

    BTW – that knocking at the door could have been a land shark saying he was only a dolphin.

  397. Esteban.

    I disagree. ANYBODY in the NFL as long as he’s been with his references are not “LEAST IMPRESSIVE” to me the least impressive hire was Paul Williams.

  398. I went back and watched some game footage of Rashawn Scott, while level of competition IS a concern, this kid can play. Good athlete. I think he’s a nice pick up after further eval.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbX3R5eBCjE&feature=related

    That little strip move he has on D is the bomb.

  399. Six.

    Fisch didn’t say that, Michael Irvin did. Irvin said the OC didn’t understand football from all positions and he said that’s one think he like about Fisch is that he’s coached QBs, WRs, and RBs.

  400. To bed now. C U all l8r !

  401. fisch has like 5 years of being at least a position coach. before that he was quality assistant or assistant something non position coach. one year as an OC was “a learning experience” to put it nicely. williams has 15 years as a position coach – which we hired him to be. and he’s steadily gone up and up in terms of size of program. for what we hired him to do – he’s got a good resume. for what we hired Fisch to do…the resume ain’t too inspiring. and leaves you wondering how he’ll do. will he even be solid? we have no clue based off his resume.

  402. I’m glad that Rashid Armand kid got a call to let him know his efforts weren’t going unnoticed. Kehoe gave him a call and they talked for thirty minutes about whatever. Kid has a great motor, strong as an ox, has decent size and is VERY intelligent. If we can’t land Tre Jackson I’d say go over his film and see if he’d be worth it. Damn good kid though.

  403. bg1906 – gotcha, I thought you implied that Fisch said it …… either way, execution is key in everything

    Isn’t that basically what Irvin said before the FSU game, when he gave that speech and one of the major sticking points of the speech was him saying how to a man, they all said that they would get their job done b/c that’s the only way they were going to get out of there .. for each man, to get their job done

    Pretty simple. You beat the guy in front of you – that’s it. Then whoever the next guy is that is in front of you, you beat him. You do your job. Simple football. That’s what something like gap responsibility is – you do your job by just whichever gap you’re assigned to. That’s one reason the Bucs D was so good with that Tampa 2 – nothing real special about it, the guys up front had a gap responsibility and if someone didn’t take care of their responsibility, it would fail …… much like the Phalanax in the old days

    It all comes back to just plain executing

    It really is hard for me to listen to Irvin’s show as well – Kevin Kiley is just bad. There is nothing good about him, he’s just .. bad. And Irvin, that dude is the biggest flip-flopper there is. I will never ever doubt his work ethic and drive/desire to win when he was on that field or hitting the weights or conditioning … I loved watching him with the Cowboys – but when it comes to him on the air, he’s like a fish dropped onto a hot basketball court … just flopping all over

    I’m hoping that Fisch truly delivers. We’ll also see pretty quickly what his tolerance level is as well

    Having 3 coaches on your staff who have NFL experience – such a step up it’s ridiculous. Harbaugh was smart that way, having a bunch of coaches with NFL experience on his staff that he brought in, if only for 1 or 2 years – you saw the results

  404. good for them!

    W. Basketball. No. 16 `Canes Top NC State for 20th Straight Home Win http://tinyurl.com/49cfdn4

  405. canechic
    January 27, 2011 at 7:18 PM
    Oh lord you guys the whole damn football program sucked last year. Sunlife even sucked. . . .
    <<<<<<<<<<

    post of the day!

    after so many good blogging days, getting up & reading what went on last night was the ultimate bore.

    it’s like we are back in colonial days . . . jacory, shannon, whipple pilloried . . . and we all get to throw rocks & tomatoes in a constant steam at them while arguing which of the 3 should be on the receiving end of the biggest rock/tomato thrown.

    groundhog day.

    so glad last year is finished and i love when you all concentrate on 2011 because you are boring when you discuss ad infinitum 2010.

    see canechic post above

    yes, jmo.

  406. Thanks autumn~ rehashing it all is just crazy!

    Off to get some blood work done!

  407. avatar
    HearAcane says:

    JSQ —– doesn’t take much to put a security cam to monitor your front door…….The Bells will stop.

    Wonder who the new basketball coach will be at this time next year?

  408. Six.

    BUT execution and timing comes from EFFECTIVE PRACTICE. Obviously they weren’t practicing correctly either.

  409. Esteban.

    I’ll take NFL experience with some of the BEST coaches out to 15 years of non-relevant NCAA jobs. Like Peter King said, he is HIGHLY thought off in the NFL and would have gotten NFL OC looks THIS YEAR. That MEANS something when you are able to get a look at the HIGHEST LEVEL. NO ONE was trying to give Whip that chance which is why he came to college and I’d be surprised if he ever got an NFL chance based on what he did here.

    Jedd Fisch

    Coaching Experience
    2009-10: Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks
    2008: Denver Broncos Wide Receivers
    2007: Baltimore Ravens Assistant Quarterbacks
    2005-06: Baltimore Ravens Assistant Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers
    2004: Baltimore Ravens Offensive Assistant
    2002-03: Houston Texans Defensive Quality Control
    2001: Houston Texans Offensive/Defensive Assistant
    1999-2000: Florida Graduate Assistant
    1998: New Jersey Red Dogs (AFL) Wide Receivers/Quality Control
    1997-98: P.K. Yonge High School Defensive Coordinator

    Paul Williams

    COACHING EXPERIENCE
    2006-2010 Defensive Backs
    Temple University
    2005-06 Safeties
    Western Michigan University
    2001-04 Secondary/Special Teams
    University of Delaware
    1999-2000 Wide Receivers/Special Teams
    University of Delaware
    1997-98 Assistant Secondary/Special Teams
    University of Pennsylvania
    1996 Assistant Defensive Line
    Lafayette University

    Not saying that Williams can’t coach, because even though Delaware and Lafeyette are FCS schools they are some of the best FCS schools and UPenn is Ivy I believe and play a good brand of football for an Ivy league school. BUT every other coach has major FBS experience and Fisch has NFL experience. I do get your point on Fisch but to have any job in the NFL as a coach/assistant is meaningful. Not saying he’s the Messiah either, but I think he will work out, just a hunch. Just K.I.S.S. and all is well, as C1 would say, let the athletes athlete.

  410. Dear Football Season Ticket Holder,

    With the hire of Coach Al Golden, the University of Miami Athletic Department is excitedly working on plans for the 2011 football season. As part of our initiative, we would like to offer existing season ticket holders the opportunity to relocate their seats for next season. Available seats may be selected from any unsold inventory in 2010. Please contact the Hurricane Ticket Office at 1-800-GO-CANES if you wish to relocate. Please note, you will still have the opportunity to relocate your seats this spring through the normal relocation process. During this relocation period we expect additional inventory to become available as part of the renewal and relocation processes. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns and thank you for your continued support of Hurricanes Football. We look forward to you being a part of the 2011 season and the beginning of the “Golden Era”!

    GO CANES!

    Regards,

    Matthias Martinez

  411. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Just got it too, JSQ, different name @ bottom though

    “During this relocation period we expect additional inventory to become available as part of the renewal and relocation processes.”

    Are they releasing seats they normally wouldn’t? If I get around to it I’ll ask

  412. quality by association.

    or

    quality by record.

    Temple has a safety at the SR bowl who’s supposed to be very physical. At Western Michigan he had Louis Delmas who is very physical (and a florida dude).

  413. avatar
    Hurricane Randy says:

    HearACane,

    Good to see you on the blog but my guess is that you read it without commenting most days. Anyway good to see you around.

  414. avatar
    CapeCoralCane says:

    Drew to UGA. No surprise!

  415. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    Yep R. Drew real shock the world shocker there! As long as he didnt end up a semanhole I am good!!

    As C1 put it Mark Richt is “Dead Coach” walking!

  416. avatar
    Nashvillecane says:

    Paul on board?

  417. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    BigCheeseCane Big Cheese Cane
    Big WELCOME TO THE U for Gionni Paul (LB from Lakeland Kathleen)! Visited last weekend. No fear. Go Canes!
    1 minute ago Favorite Retweet Reply

    ^^^Not sure if this means he committed?

  418. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    SethRatliff Seth Ratliff
    Lakeland (Fla.) Kathleen LB Gionni Paul has committed to Miami! Same high school as Ray Lewis! #14th commitment for @GoldenAl
    2 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply

  419. avatar
    SailorCane says:

    TheUAthletics UM Football
    We’re GOLDEN!! 3* LB Gionni Paul from Lakeland, FL has committed to #UM. Paul was previously committed to Arizona State. #GoCanes

  420. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    When is JB committing?

  421. For anyone with a Canesport account, what was Dorsett saying about his predictions for this class?

  422. i don’t need an account to tell you what he said. said its going to be a strong class. some surprises. going to take pride in being Golden’s first. yada yada.

  423. From Rivals.

    Which new coaching staff has done the best in a short amount of time?

    Barry Every: That’s a tough one. I’ll go with either Stanford, which gained Wayne Lyons on national TV despite no coach, and kept James Vaughters committed. The Cardinal battled to keep prospects after popular coach Jim Harbaugh went to the NFL. Al Golden of Miami inherited a recruiting class of fewer than five and still has a chance to steal some kids in Florida.

    Mike Farrell: I think Miami. I know it might not show when it comes to results unless the Hurricanes have a strong finish, but Al Golden is a hustler and a great recruiter. He has brought on a few guys on his staff who can really recruit and a few of the three-star guys they landed down the stretch will surprise. Plus they secured Anthony Chickillo and have lured a ton of top kids to Miami to at least look. Watch out for Miami in 2012.

    Adam Gorney: Miami and Colorado have done a commendable job but I think Brady Hoke and the Michigan staff deserve the most recognition here. The Wolverines have kept Blake Countess, Justice Hayes and others in the class, and have added some nice pieces in the last week or so, including Detroit athlete Raymon Taylor. Hiring Greg Mattison as defensive coordinator was key to fixing the defense. There might have been a little bit of concern when Michigan hired Hoke – not the biggest name in coaching circles – but he’s done a fine job so far.

    Chris Nee: I’ll give the nod to Miami, mainly because it immediately dealt with an issue of ignoring kids in the Miami area. Since the new staff arrived, the ‘Canes have locked up 10 commitments with six of them coming from the Sunshine State. Most of all, Miami has worked hard in Broward and Miami-Dade to get back into the schools.

    Keith Niebuhr: Michigan. The Wolverines took a major hit on the recruiting front after Rich Rodriguez was fired, but now Michigan seems to really be gaining some momentum. The Wolverines added some solid recruits in recent days, notably defensive end Keith Heitzman and cornerback Raymon Taylor. All of a sudden, it looks like a strong push at the end is possible.

    Brian Perroni: Florida has gained some traction with top recruits since hiring Will Muschamp but the Gators have only landed one commitment so far under his watch. Michigan has done a good job under Brady Hoke. The Wolverines have added six commits in the last week and firmed up the pledge of four-star cornerback Blake Countess. They still have a very good shot to add even more talent such as four-star linebacker Leilon Willingham

  424. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Don’t have an acct bit I think this is what you’re looking for:

    “I’ll give it a shot,” he says. “I’d say I’ll get over 75 percent right.”

    Here it goes:

    Byron Moore: “Miami – I think we get him,” Dorsett said.

    Marquise Lee: “I think he ends up in California.”

    Patrick Onwuasor: “I think he ends up a Cane. I think so. I just don’t think there’s any better opportunities out there besides Miami for him.”

    Kaleb Johnson: “I think he winds up a Cane.”

    Elkino Watson: “I know Miami came in late in the process – hopefully he can be a Cane – but I think he’s favoring elsewhere.”

    Jacoby Brissett: “I think we get Jacoby Brissett. I might come down this weekend just to talk to all the coaches and the recruits (including Brissett).”

    Dominique Terrell: “I don’t think he’ll wind up at Miami.”

    Mason Harris: “I don’t think we get him.”

    Devin Lucien: “I think we should get either him or Patrick. I think we get Patrick and not (Lucien).”

    Bryant Dubose: “I think we should get him.”

    So how strongly does Dorsett feel about his predictions?

    “All those people I named to come should come,” he said.

    For the record, that would make Moore, Onwuasor, Johnson, Brissett and Dubose all Hurricanes.

    UM fans can hope that Dorsett is as good with his predictions as he is on the field.

  425. Shwarma.

    He said what Esteban said plus he said he thinks we get (also said he thinks he’s about 75% right):

    Brissett
    Moore
    Onwuasor or Lucien but more likely Onwuasor
    Johnson
    Dubose

  426. Thanks CX3 as that is what I was looking for

  427. Bg, we good for Tuesday (for Wednesday)?

  428. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    No problem. If he’s right, which he should be mostly, then you have to give Goldie a 10 on recovering and improving this class. Kudos to bg as well for calling this result a while back now

  429. http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/local/robber-slips-on-ice-shot-by-police-012811

    this is hilarious besides the part of him getting killed after. but the video part of the deal…hilarious.

  430. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Jello you knw this site is going to blow up on Wed

    Do you track the hits?

    I’ll predict 1200 posts & might have to rethink that because it’s probably too conservative

  431. Este.

    We have the dumbest people here in the DMV.

    JSQ.

    I gotcha homie!

    Cx3.

    I told dude is HUNGRY! The way he attacked the class I knew he’d be successful.

  432. avatar
    CanesCanesCanes says:

    Este – that was crazy. The tactics were a little off cause it sounds like there was friendly crossfire. I’d want to know if they had time to bring their sniper and did he have him lined up. Either way, dude was a dead man walking when he left the bank holding her

  433. Yeah, I track them on google analytics, Cubed. Things have been crazy lately! bg has the 1st (and 3rd overall since the site started) and 4th most popular articles this month, esteban the 2nd and 6th, and dz8 the 5th. Thank God for you guys! I’m thinking when people see that Mike or I wrote something they are like “meh . . .”

    j/k partner! ;-)

  434. Thanks, bg! :-)

  435. Meant to add we are up 14% this month. People love recruiting!

  436. . . . the two articles beating bg and Esteban’s latest since the site started:

    Randy Shannon getting fired

    Gr[]_[]den Gate

  437. Funny quote from a poster at the Miami Herald regarding G Paul –

    “He tackles like the ball carrier insulted his mother”.

  438. Paul is really going to have to work on that tackling technique b/c its pretty evident he relies heaviliy on his strength (note the body slam/suplex tackles).

  439. Take a moment today to pray for the familes of the men and women who lost their lives 25 years ago today while trying to reach for the stars.

  440. Recipes for Romance? Bratwurst? There are many wonderful things about brats, but romance has never been one of them. If you’re looking for romance with this recipe, please take a bath in mouthwash immediately after eating!!

    I might actually consider making this recipe at home. When tailgating though, I’m likely to stick with the traditional route.

    Can you even find brats down there? It took 3 years living there before I stumbled across a grocery store that actually sold brats….and oddly enough, they were even the right brand.

  441. avatar
    Hurricane Randy says:

    Just a thought …with all the linebackers the U is getting…..Kevin Nelson probably won’t be around after signing day. There are several issues and I would be surprised if he sticks. Probably will end up in Louiville is my guess.

    All this is wild speculation but just saying…..still love the guy though.

  442. avatar
    PhillyCane says:

    bg1906
    January 27, 2011 at 9:12 PM
    Wow. Listen to #57 talking about changing positions set him back.

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/videobeta/?watchId=5c5d6925-bc4b-48ba-9829-45a508e8d745

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Leading the witness!

  443. I didn’t even look at the link, WI Cane, I got it from Stiletto Sports (great website, btw!) which recommended it for super bowl parties. It said brats were romantic? Pfft!

    Everyone wants me to bring dessert to the party (go figure) so I’m probably just making some cupcakes or some sort.

  444. OMG JSQ, I just gained 10 pounds looking at that recipe. Only good thing about Angry being away is I don’t have to cook anything but chicken and salads for dinner. I actually put on a pair of pants I have not been able to wear in 2 years!!!! (disclaimer I could zip and button but still have some lbs to go before I can wear them in public)!

    So no Super Bowl food for me this year!!!!!

  445. 5TH!!!! WooooHooooo!!!! :)

    What color medal is that? Aluminum?

  446. avatar
    Hurricane Randy says:

    DZ

    TIN my son….TIN or Aluminum foil…take your pick …lol

  447. Golden pulling a kid from lakeland= GANGSTA!!!!

    Gaytors have that shyte on lock.

    Dude is an animal in this recruiting game.

    So nice to see these dude have their game tight so far.

    I think we are on the right track.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  448. If you’re looking for a WI-related dessert, you could get a Danish-kringle. Best place on earth is here:

    http://www.kringle.com/shopping/kringle_multi_packs.lasso

    My favorites are pecan and rasberry. People generally eat them as a breakfast when they want to indulge, but they would equally well as a dessert. They are NOT wort the the online prices, but if you can find a good one in a bakery, you won’t be disappointed, and you will pay a fraction of these online prices.
    I know most people, even in IL people have never even heard of it, but maybe Chicago Cane can back me up on this.

  449. You are in the top 10 overall, too, DZ8!

    All our medals are orange and green, here . . . bg just gets the most jello shots!

    [bg starts preparing liver for the Maryland tailgate]

  450. Congrats on the jeans, Canechic!

    I’ve been meaning to buy some of those . . .

  451. Thanks, WI Cane!

    I’ve heard of them, but then again my big sis in Kappa is from Oconomowac (sp?).

    I don’t buy baked goods. Pfft! I’ll find a recipe. :-)

  452. Very close. Oconomowoc.
    Be careful with the kringle. The moment you see it, you will know that overindulging could be dangerous. The temptation will be strong after you try it. I have to walk past it in the store weekly, and absolutely refuse to buy any. Entirely too dangerous.

  453. I get a half-cleaned yogurt top Randy? Thanks.

    Are you going to the Md Game JSQ?

  454. Eh, I don’t really have a sweet tooth, WI Cane.

    Cheese on the other hand . . .

    Does this look right?

    Ingredients:
    3/4 C. BUTTER
    1 PACKAGE YEAST
    1/4 C. WARM WATER
    1/4 C. LUKEWARM MILK
    1/4 C. SUGAR
    1/2 tsp SALT
    1/2 tsp. ALMOND EXTRACT
    1 EGG
    2 CUPS ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR
    Filling: 3/4 cup of filling for each pastry. store bought:almond paste
    or ligonberry jam(traditional) or Nutella and raspberry jam
    Glaze: one cup powder sugar and enough warm water to make a glaze.

    Directions:
    Divide the butter in half and pat each into a flat 8 inch by 8 inch square. Dissolve the yeast in the warm water; then add the milk, sugar, salt, almond extract, and the egg to the yeast blending well. Add the flour to the liquid forming a soft dough.
    Let the dough rest about five minutes, then roll out an 8 by 12 inch rectangle. Cover 2/3 of the dough with one of the butter squares. Fold the portion of the dough without the butter to the middle; then fold the portion of dough WITH the butter over(like folding a letter)making the edges meet. Fold the dough in thirds again and refrigerate one hour. Roll the dough out to an 8 by 12 rectangle again and repeat the above steps with the second piece of butter this time refrigerating the dough for two hours.
    Divide the dough into two pieces covering one piece whilst rolling the first out. Roll out the dough to an 20 by 6 inch rectangle. Spread filling over the dough and with long side toward you fold to the center then fold top half down. Bend the dough into an oval and place on cookie sheet.
    Repeat with the second piece of dough. Let kringles rest at room temperature for one hour then bake at 350 degree’s for 25-30 minutes. Glaze and sprinkle with toasted almond bits.

    These can be frozen after baking but before glazing.

  455. I’ll be there, DZ8.

  456. Likely VA Tech and UNC as well.

  457. Va Tech and Md are the two local ones I’m shooting for… have to wait for the schedule of course but I should be able to make at least one of those.

  458. I’m not much of a baker. That looks like it would make the right thing though. In the end, it should look like the pic the site below, and the only thing that would change is the filling.

    http://www.kringle.com/shopping/kringle_of_the_month.lasso

  459. Prepare your liver, DZ8. I don’t f@ck around. Don’t make any plans for the day after and stock up on your sports drink of choice.

  460. Cool, WI Cane. It seems like apple would be tasty. Or a pecan-praline filling.

  461. Thanks again for the idea! :-)

  462. If that’s a decent recipe, you absolutely will not regret it.

  463. Manny_Navarro Manny Navarro
    #UM S&C coach Andreu Swasey said there’s been a lot of vomiting during the first week of the new Fifth Quarter drills.
    9 minutes ago

    WAKE UP BISHES!!!!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  464. Manny_Navarro Manny Navarro
    Among the new ideas for #UM’s workouts provided by Golden: a fifth quarter (extra workout when players are exhausted)

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  465. Good to hear! Vomit rising up in your throat is the measure of a good workout!

    and this is in low humidity! bahahahahahaha

  466. 5th down is how they call it in colorado.

    y’all remember that? when they got a 5th and goal and scored the game winning TD on the 5th chance?

  467. ^^I recall that Esteban…lol^^ that as crazy

  468. espn_OTT_FB ESPNU Recruiting

    USC no longer recruiting top defensive lineman Jalen Grimble –

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  469. Canez1, you look at his footage? what u think? i haven’t seen it.

  470. Wow on Grimble.

  471. Goldie gets bizee……

  472. Grimble.

    Just me we are in it. All depends now if he wants to stay out west or come to Miami.

    Also Malleck committed to VTech. He has family there (15 mins away) he said he LOVED Miami. So we still need a TE. Peterson is visiting this weekend and we are still waiting on Barnett. I think Barnett COULD be waiting to see what we do at QB.

  473. Este to be honest I haven’t given him much thought.

    I will have to take a look now since the door has opened.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  474. Este.

    Good solid footage on Grimble is hard to find. He has a wide base and a smaller top. He is only 255, he could grow into a DT, but I look at him more as a 3-4 DE. He moves well for his size, but needs to work on his explosion coming off the ball low and hard.

    http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/USC-Camp-Jalen-Grimble-51281

    http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/Grimble-steps-up-on-D-57626

  475. ^^^He doesn’t look fleet of foot enough to be a TRUE 4-3 DE so in a 4-3 he’s a DT but he has to gain some weight, in a 3-4 though, I can see him at DE.^^^

  476. Also with Grimble, his cousin was a top TE last year Xavier Grimble. Perhaps he decides to “leave” USC too.

  477. avatar
    PhillyCane says:

    Why are botth Paul and Grimble graded 79 on espn but Paul is a 3* and Grimble is a 4*?

  478. 255 out of high school is good. can add good weight.

  479. i’m curious how big cory white’s gonna be after this off season.

    and glad to see ryan hill did good in his all star game.

  480. Nice eye Philly Ha!

  481. also looking forward to how much better in shape Henderson will be. should be ridiculous at LT next year.

  482. avatar
    ChicagoCane says:

    What ever happened to T. Glenn from last year?

  483. Six says:
    January 27, 2011 at 10:50 PM
    Calvin – I remember one time you said something about Condoleeza Rice being able to bench 135 lbs. 35 or 40 straight times or something like that

    That isn’t easy …… Condi is fit

    I hear what you’re saying about doing those lunges with your hands behind your back. SEALs are a wholeeeeee different breed of human

    Those 2 SEALs that I used to work out with, those guys were just machines. Not that big either – they were more like twisted steel instead of bricksh*thouse …… know what I’m saying?

    They looked like the Terminator robot without any skin, as opposed to the Terminator robot as Arnold
    ////////////////////////////////

    LOL, you remember that, funny thing is, i get dudes with that every time with the condi workout, and when they get up their, they like, hell naw, no way she did that. What they don’t know is, condi will kick the average guys azz, she real straight when comes to self defense, you’d have to bring it, lol.

    Yeah, those seals guys, that’s a whole different mindset, i thougth about the seals back in the days, but i don’t like doing alot of long distance running and being in the water all day long.

    Canez1, man, i never get excited about a player coming to UM from gaytor territory, but i like what i saw in paul’s game. ck said exactly what i was thinking, that guy suplex tackles, if he comes to college and does the same thing, so be it, i luv seeing defenders baptize players. We got ray lewis i think from the same school, and apparently that’s the area mike james came out of too.

    Keep tweeting j12, i dont’ even know what that is, but this is a different era, technology is taken over, social society is different now, a need to speak to millions is necessary for some folks, in a way, you can compare this to i guess what tweeting is, it would be funny if people took what we said on here and posted it on espn, lol.

  484. Este.

    Based on the workouts they are said to be doing, Seantrel will be in AWESOME shape.

  485. sgorten #UM recruit Olsen Pierre has officially enrolled at #UM, but the DE won’t start classes until Monday.

  486. 1/28 visit list

    An Inside Look at This Weekend’s Visitors
    Miami is hosting their group of official visitors this weekend as signing day creeps near.

    Quarterback Jacoby Brissett will get the full court press this weekend.As of right now, there are nine prospects expected to be in Coral Gables from Friday through Sunday so here is a little more on each one.

    QB Jacoby Brissett (Dwyer)

    Other Schools: Florida, Washington, Wisconsin

    The Latest: Brissett is likely the biggest name left on the board in this recruiting class for Miami. This weekend will be absolutely crucial if the Canes hope to overtake the Badgers to finally land their quarterback.

    WR Devin Lucien (California)

    Other Schools: Arizona State, Colorado, UCLA, Utah

    The Latest: Lucien is fairly open entering the trip and Miami needs to add another receiver in this class. He likes Miami but they will have to sell him on the idea of coming all the way across the country to play his college football.

    WR Rashawn Scott (Melbourne Central Catholic)

    Other Schools: None

    The Latest: Scott just committed to Miami earlier this week so this trip will be to give him a closer look at his future home. He is the only Cane commit on this list so he will likely be doing a lot of his own recruiting this weekend.

    WR Dominique Terrell (Virginia)

    Other Schools: West Virginia, Virginia

    The Latest: Terrell wasn’t recruited very much under Randy Shannon so the Canes have ground to make up here. He is close friends with UM linebacker Travis Williams so he will need to do everything in his power to steal Terrell away from his more local options.

    TE Andrew Peterson (Texas)

    Other Schools: Arkansas, Texas A&M, Utah

    The Latest: Miami is still looking to add a tight end in this recruiting class and Peterson is as likely as any to fill that spot. However, Arkansas and Texas A&M are the current leaders so Peterson will need to be blown away for Miami to have a real shot.

    DE Bryant Dubose (Northeast)

    Other Schools: Florida State, Louisville

    The Latest: Dubose has been publicly favoring Miami throughout most of the recruiting process and most feel this weekend should be able to push them over the top. The real remaining question is in regards to his academic status, whether he will need to attend a prep school or he can immediately attend a division one school.

    DT Christopher Cormier (Texas)

    Other Schools: Mississippi State, Missouri

    The Latest: Cormier is a last minute addition to the list for this weekend and wasn’t recruited by Miami until very recently. He doesn’t have a Miami offer yet but the Canes would be in a strong position if they choose to extend one.

    DT Lonnie Gosha (Union County)

    Other Schools: Arkansas

    The Latest: Gosha was supposed to visit Miami last weekend but had to reschedule for this weekend. He comes in as an Arkansas commitment and it is unclear how solid he is in that pledge.

    LB Mason Harris (Georgia)

    Other Schools: South Carolina

    The Latest: Harris comes in as a strong commitment to South Carolina so Miami doesn’t have a great chance here. If they’re going to sway him, they need to convince Harris and his family that the distance from home is a hurdle that can be cleared.

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  487. glad to see Orson is good to go.

  488. oops Olsen

  489. Listen to Omar talking about the Senior Bowl and mentioning the lack of coaching for Bailey by Clint Hurtt

    http://www.wqam.com/index.php?page=347&sid=nc8ghopf7a31f5plbj5dp7cen3aite3b

  490. ^^^Also very interesting what he said about Swasey

  491. Strength and conditioning coach Andreu Swasey is now working under his fourth head coach at the University of Miami.

    Swasey was part of the UM program that won a national title earlier this decade, and he says new coach Al Golden has reinstated something he last saw under Butch Davis.

    “We’re nearly on the schedule when we were way back with Butch,” Swasey said. “It’s coach Golden’s program. There’s a lot of similarities, carry over from (what Davis did). The schedule (this time of year) – we’re not practicing earlier (in January). We’re going back to morning runs (which weren’t done this time of year under Randy Shannon). We’re going back to things we used to do, and I think it’ll be great. We have an extra week or two weeks for development of the players. So (this pre-spring practice phase) is working excellent.”

  492. Something else Golden has changed: Nutrition.

    Where before there was no monitoring of what players ate, now breakfast is mandatory.

    “Coach Golden has done an unbelievable job with that – between 7 and 9 is mandatory breakfast,” Swasey said. “We’re over there checking (to make sure everyone has breakfast). They have to come check in. The good thing about that is getting 1200 to 1500 calories in prior to starting, because once they start the day at least we’re ahead of the game. Some kids wouldn’t eat until lunch. That’ s a brilliant (change).

    “The thing I see a lot is the discipline, unity. I’m excited.”

    Also, for the first time, Swasey’s domain will have a role in determining the depth chart.

    What’s overly exciting is coach Golden emphasized the importance of the weight room,” Swasey said. “He told guys `You can start, can come out of spring ball a starter depending on how you rank in the weight room as far as your work ethic.

    “It starts with work ethic. We want tough guys that will fight, grade out (well).We’re looking for older guys to be leaders, younger guys to be leaders, guys doing everything they’re supposed to do, which makes you a champion.

    Swasey has seen teams that have achieved tremendous success at Miami. So has he noticed anything that’s changed in the weight room during the down times?

    “I believe this,” he said. “I’ve been blessed and fortunate to still be here and I’m excited about it. But the one thing I’ve found is I’ve worked for four different coaches, four different personalities, four different staffs. The only thing I can say is I’ve been training … you watch Sam Shields, guys that transition to the NFL, I don’t think it’s a physical issue. We do have a lot of guys that continue to come back and continue to train (that are in the NFL). What worked for Reggie Wayne … it is what it is. I’m just happy to be here.”

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

  493. I guess Swasey hears the Inet buzz and responded.

    Swasey has seen teams that have achieved tremendous success at Miami. So has he noticed anything that’s changed in the weight room during the down times?

    “I believe this,” he said. “I’ve been blessed and fortunate to still be here and I’m excited about it. But the one thing I’ve found is I’ve worked for four different coaches, four different personalities, four different staffs. The only thing I can say is I’ve been training … you watch Sam Shields, guys that transition to the NFL, I don’t think it’s a physical issue. We do have a lot of guys that continue to come back and continue to train (that are in the NFL). What worked for Reggie Wayne … it is what it is. I’m just happy to be here.”

  494. Swasey’s early impression of Golden: “The first thing I caught onto is he has passion, is intense, well organized, and has desire. He has love for the players and he wants to be successful across the board. He’s big on learning the history of Miami, is embracing it. I feel honored to help that bridge, to continue to help the program get back in the direction it was in.”

  495. But what he can talk about is players he’d like to see lose and gain weight.

    “Seantrel (Henderson) is a big physical kid,” Swasey said. “He’s heading in the right direction, just has to drop down a little bit. You always want to increase lean mass ad drop body fat. If he’s under 20 percent body fat and is 350, 345 (pounds) you can’t ask for more (than that).

    “(Malcolm) Bunche is another one that needs to lose a little bit. And some of the D linemen like (Marcus) Forston.”

    For those he wants to add muscle to, Swasey said, “Jacory (Harris). He’s 190 now, came in 165, 167. With the new implementation of mandatory breakfasts, which is key – I think he’s excited about the challenge. He’ll have a goal weight he needs to be at. We’re hoping to have him around 205. With proper eating, doing what he’s supposed to do … set (the bar) at 205 and if he hits 200 I’m overly excited.”

    Swasey also said he wants to see Travis Benjamin put on some more lean mass.

    “180, 185 (is his goal weight) – he’s 171, 172 now,” Swasey said. “Just for contact, taking blows and being physical (that extra weight is better).”

    Swasey also said he’d like to see Sean Spence “increase his mass. We’re sitting at 217; 225 is a realistic goal. And Ramon Buchanan (could add some weight).”

    – Swasey has named players like Devin Hester, Richard Gordon and Allen Bailey as his weight room freaks in the past.

    So who is in the early running as Swasey’s weight room freak this year?

    “Olivier Vernon is definitely freakish, and Harland Gunn because of his overall natural strength,” Swasey said.

  496. avatar
    raizecane says:

    So we have around 6 – 8 responses regarding a brats recipe but not one comment regarding the people who lost their lives on the 25th anniversary of the Challenger tragedy………truly truly sad.

  497. I thought Moffitt was in charge of S&C under Butch??

    Was Swasey his do-boy?

  498. 1 for the challenger. i remember sitting in class watching it on tv. then boom…explosion. was like did that really just happen? remember teacher not really knowing how to react.

    actually was similar to when i watched the second plane fly into the building on 9/11. had that same did that really just happen? reaction.

  499. Esteban says:
    January 28, 2011 at 3:58 PM

    1 for the challenger. i remember sitting in class watching it on tv. then boom…explosion. was like did that really just happen? remember teacher not really knowing how to react.

    actually was similar to when i watched the second plane fly into the building on 9/11. had that same did that really just happen? reaction.

    ———–

    My social studies teacher said “OH SHIT” when the second plane flew into the other tower.

  500. Raize, hate to sound callous, but I was single digits when the Challenger tragedy occured, and I am sure some other readers were also. So while I did not comment on brats, I would not comment on Challenger either. Just a perspective for anyone who probably was in their teens or younger at the time.

  501. What Shwarma said.

    As the person talking most about the brats, I am not insensitive to the loss of human life or anything, it was definitely a tragedy to be remembered.

    Just a tragedy I have no recollection of. Sorry.

  502. avatar
    raizecane says:

    Shwarma5 – Damn, I must be the oldest dude on the blog and forget we have some young ‘whipper snappers” on here, lol.

    Esteban – I was outside watching it. I had been to many launches and was actually 2.5 miles from the very first shuttle launch. But when I saw the plum of smoke 25 years ago, I knew something really bad just happened.

    Sorry for the post…..just have close friends tied to the NASA program.

    Go Canes…..

  503. They weren’t eating breakfast?!

    WTF kind of clown operation was going on down there before?!

  504. When the space shuttle blew up back in the day, i remember people started clapping when it took off, and than when that explosion hit, for some reason people thought it had more to do with the take off and must of felt like it was kind of fireworks, and started clapping & cheering louder until the annoucement was made. Than all i can remember are the jokes that came after it: Like, how do they know what shampoo Christy Mccaulife used, cause they found her head and shoulders.

    There are some more, but i’ll say this, every time i see the space shuttle going up, the people sitting in the control room just always remind me of the those kids, who convinced the not so sharpest kids or the dare devil to try and attempt something dangerous while they sit back and hope it works out but in the mean time they really know how danegerous it is, but the dare-devil doesn’t, in he meantime, they’re excited hoping it works but scared as hell at the same time.

  505. avatar
    raizecane says:

    JSQ – for what it’s worth…..I do LOVE brats :-)

  506. avatar
    raizecane says:

    They weren’t eating breakfast?!

    WTF kind of clown operation was going on down there before?!

    ****************************

    they would have been better off having your jello shots than skipping breakfast.

  507. Raize, it must have been especially hard having friends in the program.

    I sort of feel like I did after 9/11 right now. I was the only person I knew who had (1) never been to NY and (2) didn’t know anyone from NY. That was a really sad time at UM. We had just beat Rutgers by twohundredeleventy points. I had a fever that morning and missed the whole thing and my 8am class. I woke up in my Mahoney Mansions dorm room, checked my email on my old-school AOL account and saw a picture of the planes flying into the towers. I thought “hmmm, I haven’t heard about that movie” and saw that I had a whole bunch of e-mails about Panhellenic and IFC meetings being canceled that night and something being held in the Kappa suite for people to talk/be amongst friends. I was like “WTF is going on?!?!” And then I leaned over and turned on the TV and saw Peter Jennings. I dropped the remote and started crying. Will never forget that moment.

    I’m guessing the Challenger tragedy had a similar impact on people who remember it.

  508. Haha, Raize, I grilled some sausages for the UNC tailgate this year, not the same, but now that I know that, I will try to make sure there are plenty of sausages at my tailgate in the future.

    [double entendre fully intended]

  509. Raize, I have an even better idea – I have to update http://www.gamedaycakes.com this weekend – I added banana bread cupcakes to my menu. That would be a delicious breakfast! For the boys who had been REALLY good, they could have some of the other new flavor – s’mores.

    I know how to make boys gain weight. They really need to start consulting with me . . .

  510. I was in my school cafeteria watching live, not able to really comprehend what I just saw. That was my first ‘do your remember where you were when X happened?’ moment.

  511. WI for me it was the OJ trial

  512. Ditto Shwarma. I think I was in elementary school during OJ.

  513. Joaquin tweets…

    @Joaquin_UMOL73 said:

    Went back on campus today and met Coach Golden, Coach Kehoe and the whole staff. Man what I wouldn’t give to have some eligibility left. Me and Romberg messed up all of Kehoe’s office when he wasn’t there (we wrote up crazy plays on the grease board “center and tackle eligible ones”, I put up a fictitious kid out of Havana high school, at 6’9″ 420 lbs in his recruiting board, littered his luggage with useless non- sense) it was great!!! Man I can’t wait to go back to some of those meetings, and mentor these guys.

  514. this just in:

    “Researchers at the University College of London report that indoor heating makes us fat. They say cold air helps us stay thin. Unless, of course, that blast of cold air you’re getting is from constantly opening the refrigerator door”.

  515. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    bg1906
    January 28, 2011 at 4:39 PM
    Joaquin tweets…

    @Joaquin_UMOL73 said:

    Went back on campus today and met Coach Golden, Coach Kehoe and the whole staff. Man what I wouldn’t give to have some eligibility left. Me and Romberg messed up all of Kehoe’s office when he wasn’t there (we wrote up crazy plays on the grease board “center and tackle eligible ones”, I put up a fictitious kid out of Havana high school, at 6’9″ 420 lbs in his recruiting board, littered his luggage with useless non- sense) it was great!!! Man I can’t wait to go back to some of those meetings, and mentor these guys.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Now that’s what I like to hear.

  516. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    BG, thinking about that Fisch-Irvin interview yesterday, the ENTIRE interview was a drive-by on Whipple.

    Recall, Whipple’s used a system where players run routes to a spot and the QB must get it there on time. I remember a commentator saying that and describing it as an “NFL offense”.

    Irvin and Fisch use the system Miami USED to use, which was based on personnel match-ups and more QB-WR read and reactions, which as Irvin pointed out, makes the QBs reads a lot easier. It’s more about you beating your man than it is running to a spot and my scheme beating the other teams schemes.

    That’s why we saw our WRs running to a spot and just standing there waiting for the ball. It happened in every game this season but most notably and painfully against OSU and VT.

    They basically dissed Whipple’s entire philosophy. No need to get into specific playcalls. lol

  517. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    raizecane
    January 28, 2011 at 3:50 PM
    So we have around 6 – 8 responses regarding a brats recipe but not one comment regarding the people who lost their lives on the 25th anniversary of the Challenger tragedy………truly truly sad.

    >>>>>>>>>

    Raize, the Challenger was more dramatic but it really is no different than any other plane crash.

    Consider all the air force test pilots who have died over the years that NO ONE EVER HEARS ABOUT.

    Besides, as a nation that’s something we can mourn then shrug off and vow to improve upon it and go farther.

  518. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Canez1
    January 28, 2011 at 1:51 PM
    Manny_Navarro Manny Navarro
    #UM S&C coach Andreu Swasey said there’s been a lot of vomiting during the first week of the new Fifth Quarter drills.
    9 minutes ago

    WAKE UP BISHES!!!!

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    Canez1
    January 28, 2011 at 1:54 PM
    Manny_Navarro Manny Navarro
    Among the new ideas for #UM’s workouts provided by Golden: a fifth quarter (extra workout when players are exhausted)

    GO CANEZ!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    Finally!!!!! Damn…. I’ve been waiting to hear this type of stuff for four years.

  519. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Esteban
    January 28, 2011 at 12:20 AM
    fisch has like 5 years of being at least a position coach. before that he was quality assistant or assistant something non position coach. one year as an OC was “a learning experience” to put it nicely. williams has 15 years as a position coach – which we hired him to be. and he’s steadily gone up and up in terms of size of program. for what we hired him to do – he’s got a good resume. for what we hired Fisch to do…the resume ain’t too inspiring. and leaves you wondering how he’ll do. will he even be solid? we have no clue based off his resume.

    >>>>>>>>

    Good points both ways but OC is a different thing that CB coach or any other position coach for that matter.

    Technique and the ability to teach are things that you want abundant practice with to really have confidence in a person’s ability, as we discovered with Hurtt.

    OC is more about understanding strategy and tacics, the Big Picture and the way the individual pieces fit together. Position coaches are micro-managers. OCs and DCs don’t have to be. It can help but it doesn’t guarantee anything simply because it’s two different types of mind-sets and responsibilities.

    Fisch’s year at Minnesooota wasn’t fruitful in terms of Ws and Ls but he showed me he understands how to position an offense to maximize its inherent talent. He just had ZERO talent at Minne.

    More importantly though, Fisch studied under literally some of the best offensive, HC and defensive minds in the game…from Spurrier to Dom Capers and now Pete Carroll. That’s a ton of insight into strategy and tactics.

    He’s not a position coach and may never be a HC but he’s definitely well-positioned to be a solid OC.

    Now will he break records and such? I don’t know. That’s a dynamic and sense of timing that is impossible to predict with no track record but with our talent and Team Golden’s training, he’ll put us in positions to win far more often than not.

  520. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Esteban
    January 27, 2011 at 11:43 PM
    what’s wrong with what Jacory tweeted though? and so what if he tweets. why y’all reading it? grown men reading a wannabe model, college QB tweets. and scrutinizing it all so deeply. his tweets aren’t for y’all. its like when a hip hop magazine asked Bun B what he thought of Souljah Boy’s music. said grown people knocking it need to realize it ain’t for them. stop knocking it. its for kids his age. kids his age are feeling it.

    too much scrutinizing of everything kids say/tweet/facebook post. sometimes i cringe when i see the stuff posted. but damn they are kids. its alright to sound dumb when your young. and alright to be dumb. not every one is smart or has good sense. it is what it is.

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    Este, I didn’t read that shyt. BG posted it from somewhere else. And all I said and will say about it is that if he’s still tweeting about his football or momentum or whatever, his mind is not right.

    Tweeting is candy-azz in general but for a CFB QB who’s had two years of pizz-poor performances, one of which came in the biggest game of his career and he was tweeting before the game to maintain his “brand image”, or whatever the fuk he called that dumbshyt, it’s time to face the music and put that bullshyt on PAUSE.

  521. avatar
    Captain Optimist aka Cavaleer says:

    Este, I also agree with BG…Williams was the weakest hire. But I agree with your point about Fisch’s lack of real experience being a ???

  522. bg, I know I am smoking something if I even think this is more than a pipe dream but per this Tweet, given the recent decommit from Roberson (who I think is UF then) and the drama at Iowa, this mean anything for us?

    @sgorten #UM coach Al Golden has been to St. Thomas to talk to several prospects of late

  523. Autumn, lol! I saw a whole thing on ABC nightly news about exercising in extreme cold and taking a walk on a cold day in your shorts. Supposed to help speed up your metabolism, like drinking very cold water, etc. The best was at the end, Diane Sawyer, with the low camera on her face, says please be sure to check with your doctor before exercising in the extreme cold….she was so damn serious!

    Raize I was in high school when it happened. Just darn sad! I always love to watch launches…..I am a geek like that, they make me cry every time. I remember sitting on the porch at night with my Dad as he gazed at the stars during the whole man on the moon thingy happened. I was so small but I remember how it made my Dad so happy and amazed. I is such a great memory :) I have been a NASA geek since then.

  524. JSQ it looks too salmon.

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