Florida State and Miami are two of the most renowned college football programs in the country, but each school’s start to the 2021 season has left something to be desired. The Seminoles are 0-3 for the first time since the 1970s and the Hurricanes have plummeted out of the top 25 in just three weeks time.
Florida State and Miami football both boast proud histories, but recent years have not been kind to either program. The Seminoles and Hurricanes are off to a collective 1-5 start this season -- FSU sits o-3 for the first time since the 1970s -- and as two schools remain lost in the woods compared where they each stood not that long ago in the grand scheme of things, ESPN college football Kirk Herbstreit can only lament the downfall of what was once a pair of powers in the Sunshine State.
Jaxson Dart who replaced Miami Hurricanes quarterback Jake Garcia in the USC 2021 signing class shined for the Trojans this weekend. Garcia de-committed from USC shortly after Dart become the third QB committed to the Trojans in the Class of 2022. Miller Moss and Dart wound up signing with USC.
Miami was whipped at home by Michigan State on Saturday, 38-17, continuing the Hurricanes’ struggles under Manny Diaz, whose team is now 1-2 on the season. Monday, on XL Primetime, one of the program’s all-time greats didn’t hold back when asked about the current state of once was the dominant program in college football.
Watch an interview with Central Connecticut State quarterback Romelo Williams ahead of the upcoming game against the Miami Hurricanes. Williams hails from Miramar where he helped lead the Patriots to an upset win over St. Thomas Aquinas during his senior year. He discussed the big win, his football journey to New Britain and facing the Hurricanes on Saturday (12:30 p.m., RSN).
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Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz identified four areas he will emphasize this week as his reeling program prepares to face Central Connecticut State. And because poor tackling has been one of the major issues that has plagued Miami (1-2) throughout the season, Diaz and his staff are making his players put the gloves back on during the week.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback D’Eriq King has a shoulder injury that will need further evaluation this week, the latest blow to the reeling Hurricanes. King will meet with doctors again on Tuesday, coach Manny Diaz said. The Hurricanes, who fell out of the AP Top 25 on Sunday for the first time this season, play lower-division Central Connecticut State on Saturday before opening Atlantic Coast Conference play against Virginia on Sept. 30.
▪ We would need half the space on the Internet to chronicle every problem plaguing this University of Miami football program — from recruiting mistakes, to poor tackling (UM has missed more tackles than any team in the country) to coverage busts to perpetually underwhelming offensive line play to a rash of penalties (UM has been in the top 23 of the country for most penalty yards the past two years).
The definition of insanity, the cliche goes, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. The Miami Hurricanes are eager to prove they’re not insane. After getting outscored 105-55 in its first three games, Miami has not improved from Week 1 to now. If anything, the...
The Miami football team that began the season ranked in the top 15 nationally has fallen to the bottom third of the ACC Power Rankings. A 38-17 loss at home to Michigan State put Miami at ninth or 10th in the consensus ACC Power Rankings. The Hurricanes host Central Connecticut State on Saturday.
The Miami Hurricanes lost at home by 21 points. The Michigan State Spartans came into Hard Rock Stadium and not only survived the south Florida heat and humidity, they did the unthinkable. Instead of fading in the fourth, they thrived in the fourth. They got stronger in the fourth. D’Eriq...
Hurricanes QB D’Eriq King ‘roughed up pretty good’ after injuring shoulder in loss to Michigan State
Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz said quarterback D’Eriq King is “roughed up pretty good” after injuring his right shoulder in UM’s 38-17 loss to Michigan State on Saturday. Diaz’s comments came during his weekly radio appearance on 560-WQAM. King momentarily went to the locker room to get his right shoulder looked at after being tackled hard and landing on his throwing shoulder during ...
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Watch offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee review a 38-17 loss to Michigan State during his weekly press conference on Monday. Miami (1-2) hosts Central Connecticut State (1-2) on Saturday (12:30 p.m., RSN). Practice resumes on Tuesday. Christopher Stock has covered the Miami Hurricanes since 2003 and can be reached by e-mail...
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After a 38-17 loss to Michigan State at Hard Rock Stadium, the Miami Hurricanes football program has started this 2021 season with a 1-2 record. Not the type of start that was expected at the start of the season when UM was ranked No. 14 in the preseason AP Top 25.
The Miami Hurricanes will likely start second-year quarterback Tyler Van Dyke over true freshman Jake Garcia if starter D’Eriq King is out this weekend against Central Connecticut State. King suffered an injury to his right shoulder in the loss to Michigan State on Saturday. Van Dyke has been the primary backup this season.