I started throwing NFL Draft parties a few years back. It felt like a good halfway point between bowl season and the first college football weekend at the end of August. The obvious highlight being the experience of watching NFL-bound Canes getting chosen to play at the next level.

I started the tradition around 2002 when Miami was putting four, five…

POSTED BY admin AT April 30th, 2008 05:39   4 Comments

A few more Miami Hurricanes made some NFL rosters (for now) as of Monday morning. Only three Canes were drafted this past weekend – Kenny Phillips (31st), Calais Campbell (50th) and Tavares Gooden (71th). It was Miami’s worst draft representation since 1999.

As of this morning, here’s a list of the Canes who have gotten the call:

Kyle Wright to the Minnesota Vikings…. Darnell Jenkins to…

POSTED BY admin AT April 28th, 2008 04:09   2 Comments

Calais Campbell missed the first round boat but was eventually picked 50th overall – in the second round of the NFL Draft, by the Arizona Cardinals. Did the oversized Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman jump the gun regarding his early exit from The U and entry to the NFL? Sure looks like it… 

Tavares Gooden proved to be the exact opposite – snared up…

POSTED BY admin AT April 27th, 2008 09:29   1 Comments

You go Kenny Phillips. The Miami Hurricanes streak lives on. Fourteen years. K-Phil to the World Champion New York Giants. Haters can choke on it for another year….

POSTED BY admin AT April 26th, 2008 10:50   1 Comments

The Miami Hurricanes are coming off a three decade low, going 5-7 in 2007 – but the million dollar question pertains to the NFL Draft. Will The U make it fourteen straight years with a first rounder?

You have to dig all the way back to 1994 to find a Draft where a Cane wasn’t taken in the first round. Donnell…

POSTED BY admin AT April 26th, 2008 04:41   2 Comments