Some recent Miami Hurricanes related news lately. Let’s dive right in.

Linebacker coach Micheal Barrow was recently relieved of his duties as head coach Randy Shannon wants new defensive coordinator John Lovett to handle linebackers. Some have questioned the move and fear Barrow will look for another opportunity. Personally, I think it’s another strong play by Shannon.

Barrow will now focus on special teams (a…

POSTED BY admin AT February 26th, 2009 09:49   8 Comments

… hopefully you folks caught a recent episode of ESPN’s College Football Live where Todd McShay talked about this year’s NFL combine and the lack of presence regarding the Miami Hurricanes. Cornerback Bruce Johnson is the only Cane invited to Indy and he’s expected to at best, be a late Sunday pick. At worst, he’s not expected to be drafted…

POSTED BY admin AT February 25th, 2009 09:05   7 Comments

The “lead, follow or get out of the way” mindset continues with Randy Shannon.

The past few weeks, he’s dealt with the types of decisions that will either cement his legacy as the man who brought Miami back, or the one sent packing should this rebuilding project fail.

Today’s news focused on uber-recruit Bryce Brown. The top-ranked prospect in the nation remains…

POSTED BY admin AT February 18th, 2009 05:51   28 Comments

Things were relatively quiet for the Miami Hurricanes after signing day, but in the past few days there’s been a lot of chatter and some new news to report: 

Randy Shannon has finally settled on a defensive coordinator, 18-year veteran John Lovett. Lovett’s most recent stint was special teams coordinator under Butch Davis at North Carolina. He’s also spent time at Clemson,…

POSTED BY admin AT February 12th, 2009 07:47   11 Comments

Earlier on ESPN U’s Signing Day special, they were talking Miami with Tommy Tuberville, former Canes defensive coordinator from yesteryear. Tubbs dropped some pearls of wisdom regarding the hardships coaches at The U go up against. Recruiting analyst Tom Luginbill also chimed in and talked Canes and The State of The U. For those who missed it, I transcribed their…

POSTED BY admin AT February 5th, 2009 07:22   2 Comments