For the Miami Hurricanes, the 2013 season is officially in the rear view. Al Goldenand his squad wrapped up the year with a 9-4 record, winning the final two ACC games but falling in the Russell Athletic Bowl to the Louisville Cardinals, 36-9.

Of course in the world of college football, the “season” is now year round with recruiting taking on a whole…

POSTED BY admin AT December 30th, 2013 11:33   2 Comments

Miami went into the Russell Athletic Bowl knowing it’d have its hands full with Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

What the Hurricanes didn’t see coming—an absolutely suffocating performance, courtesy of the Cardinals’ defense.

Miami was held to a season-low 174 total yards, unable to get it done through the air, or on the ground. The Hurricanes were an abyssmal 0-for-11 on third down conversions and…

POSTED BY admin AT December 28th, 2013 11:14   17 Comments

The Miami Hurricanes are one day away from ending 2013 on a high note or dealing with the disappointment that will result from a fourth setback in six games.

Welcome to the thin line between winning and losing.

After self-imposing postseason bans the past two seasons and losing its three previous bowl outings, Miami has to trek all the way back to 2006 for…

POSTED BY admin AT December 27th, 2013 09:49   2 Comments

Expectations in August don’t always mesh with what’s delivered come December.

Conversations and written exchanges with supporters of “The U” months back had many fans admittedly thrilled if Miami wrapped the regular season somewhere between 8-4 and 10-2—especially based on the past decade of disappointment.

Furthermore, Hurricane faithful were on pins and needles, ready for a two-plus-year NCAA investigation to come to…

POSTED BY admin AT December 25th, 2013 11:51   0 Comments

The Miami Hurricanes (9-3) and No. 18 Louisville Cardinals (11-1) will square off inthe Orlando-based Russell Athletic Bowl on Saturday December 28. Miami wrapped the regular season with a road win at Pittsburgh, while Louisville survived an overtime thriller at Cincinnati.

There are many subplots regarding the Hurricanes and Cardinals—starting with a budding rivalry as Louisville moves from the American Athletic Conference…

POSTED BY admin AT December 23rd, 2013 10:26   0 Comments