Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Defensive Tackles

Curtis Porter - Miami Hurricanes

Of all the positions on the Miami Hurricanes football team, the one with the greatest potential for improvement is the defensive tackles. Clearly this group underachieved last season, but it was also hit with injury, illness and ill will. If […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Defensive Ends

Anthony Chickillo - Miami Hurricanes

One thing was clear about last season for the Miami Hurricanes. Their defense was bad. Historically, embarrassingly bad. They finished near the bottom in every statistical category. However, one area that was particularly terrible was the pass rush. The Canes […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Wide Receivers

Phillip Dorsett - Miami Hurricanes

The Miami Hurricanes have one of the deepest and, perhaps, one of the best wide receiving corps in the nation. Spring practice provided some interesting battles, and the upcoming season should be an exciting continuation of that. The seasoned star […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Specialists

Kick Returners - Miami Hurricanes

When the Miami Hurricanes lost both kicker Jake Wieclaw and punter Dalton Botts to graduation, there were serious questions about who would step up. During the spring, sophomore Matt Goudis (6-feet, 175 pounds), last season’s back up placekicker, handled both the kicking and punting duties. As the spring […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Running Backs

Duke Johnson - Miami Hurricanes

The Miami Hurricanes rushing attack begins and ends with one name: Randy “Duke” Johnson (5′ 9” 200 lbs.). Anyone who saw “The Duke” play in high school at Miami Norland, particularly his amazing performance in the 2011 state championship game, […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Guards and Centers

Shane McDermott - Miami Hurricanes

Despite returning all five starters from a year ago, the Miami Hurricanes offensive line depth chart, particular among the interior, is about as clear as a mud puddle. Offensive line coach Art Kehoe has continued to experiment with different lineups. […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Offensive Tackles

Miami Hurricanes - Seantrel Henderson

Overall, the Miami Hurricanes could have, top to bottom, the best offensive line in the country. With senior quarterback Stephen Morris and sophomore running back Randy “Duke” Johnson getting most of the headlines this off-season, this may be seen by some as a shocking statement. However, […]

Miami Hurricane Position Preview: Quarterbacks

Miami Hurricanes - Quarterbacks

Of all the positions on the football field for the Miami Hurricanes, the easiest to preview is the quarterback group.  Stephen Morris is coming into his senior year after a junior year that saw him throw for 3,345 yards and 21 touchdowns setting […]

Miami Hurricanes: What Offense Will James Coley Run?

James Coley - Miami Hurricanes

When the Miami Hurricanes hired offensive coordinator James Coley away from the Florida State Seminoles, many wondered what kind of system he would implement. Although he carried the title of offensive coordinator for FSU, head coach Jimbo Fisher called the plays and Coley’s duties were relegated to […]

Miami Hurricanes Position Preview: Tight Ends

Clive Walford

With Miami Hurricanes offensive coordinator James Coley now in charge, Canes fans should expect to see a re-emphasis on the tight end position. This is a football program that has produced NFL talent at the tight end position like Bubba Franks, Jeremy Shockey, Greg Olsen and Kellen Winslow. In recent years, […]

Tracy Howard Ready For Breakout Season For The Miami Hurricanes

Tracy Howard - Miami Hurricanes

Cornerback Tracy Howard was as good as it gets in high school. While playing at Miramar High School in Florida and again in post-season all-star games, he was matched up against some of the best receivers in the nation. He […]

Out Of Excuses, Al Golden Must Put Up Or Shut Up

Al Golden - Miami Hurricanes

It can be said that Al Golden has been on the hot seat from the moment he was named head coach of the Miami Hurricanes. Frankly, the fan base is spoiled. They are used to excellence and anything outside of […]