First-year Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden addressed the orange and green elephant in the room days back at the ACC Football Kickoff, sharing his thoughts on the concept of ‘swagger’.

“I mean, to me, swagger, as it was said to me [by] Alonzo Highsmith and so many other former players, swagger was the byproduct, it wasn’t the product. Just like throwing up…

POSTED BY admin AT July 29th, 2011 04:44   6 Comments

Butch Davis has been fired as head football coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels. The man who righted the ship at the University of Miami football and put the program back on the map at the turn of the century, is now the fall guy in Chapel Hill.

What a difference a decade makes.

Davis’ arrival at UNC in 2006 versus his…

POSTED BY admin AT July 28th, 2011 02:14   2 Comments

It was another great day to be a Miami Hurricane. We got word around this afternoon that a former football player had given a “major gift” to ‘The U’.

My brain started rolling. Who was the mystery player? There were rumors earlier in the day that it was indeed Jon Vilma, but I was unable to confirm until I walked by…

POSTED BY admin AT July 27th, 2011 02:20   9 Comments

Last week we got word that Miami baseball head coach Jim Morris finally found his replacement for Joe Mercadante. After an extensive search, ’3′ found the right man for the job, around the corner and in plain sight.

Former Canes player and assistant coach Gino DiMare is back with UM, coaching hitting and helping fellow Cane and Westminster Christian alum J.D. Arteaga on the…

POSTED BY admin AT July 22nd, 2011 03:01   0 Comments

Over the course of the summer, Canes305 and The Beast will be answering your questions regarding some of the hottest topics surrounding Hurricane Nation. The latest question comes from Jack in West Palm Beach:

“Miami had the top-ranked class in 2008. What are your thoughts on some of those seniors who seemed to underachieve these past few years? What didn’t they pan out…

POSTED BY admin AT July 20th, 2011 05:47   6 Comments