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Should Ryan Moore return?

Just got out of practice and had an exclusive with coach Larry Coker (to listen to the interview click here) on the Ryan Moore situation.

RyanmooreAnyway, as Susan reported in her story, Moore is likely to face criminal charges in the next two weeks but since he has no criminal history is likely to get off with only some counseling. Coker heard about it from Moore's lawyers last night and said if that's the case, he'll feel better about Moore returning to the team this season.

It is obvious UM's depleted receiving corps would receive a huge boost with Moore back. Last week, Lance Leggett, Ryan Hill, Sam Shields and company combined for only five catches, 73 yards. And with Darnell Jenkins now likely out for the season, Moore's return would add some much needed depth and leadership.

But how do you feel about it? Should Moore be allowed back on the team even though the police report released by the Coral Gables Police Department after the incident said Moore kicked in a car door, grabbed a woman by the neck and pushed her onto the ground at about 2 a.m. near the campus Rathskeller? Let's hear your thoughts.

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Wow I guess you saying Omar from the Sun-Sentinel is not up on latest devolopments? I think Moore should be allowed back for 1 Main reason the guy the other day kicked someone with spikes on national tv and only got a 5 game suspension and Moore has served that already for this so lets go ahead and let him back for last few games of the season.

It is unbelievable it has taken this much time for these lawyer types to decide on charging Ryan Moore. A young man's future is on hold here. What are these guys thinking? Is this normal?

I don't think he should be back. After all, he has not practice since the incident, so he probably is out of shape. I don't understand why it took so long. Look at the Gators how fast they took care of the problem when one of his player failed his second drug test, it took them two games. I think if he comes back now it will only put the other wide receivers behind.

The comparison to the NFL guy is ridiculous. They were in full pads playing football and it was still a disgusting act. Choking a women is repulsive. His career at UM should be over.He will be lucky if he only gets probation.

He should not be allowed back on the team. What if it was your daughter, would you be so forgiving? Not me, I'd be looking for him!

It amazes me when kids/adults can't just stay and out of trouble and play a sport for 4 years all while earning a free degree. Sad stuff and people like him have no place in college athletics.
You are really messing up on cashing in your ticket to the NFL Ryan.....

AS A FATHER AND HAVING A DAUGHTER I UNDERSTAND THE RESPONSES TO WHAT RYAN IS ACCUSED OF DOING. THERE'S NO WAY YOU CAN KICK IN A CAR DOOR AND HE DIDN'T GRAB ANYONE OUT OF A CAR, KNOW THE FACTS BEFORE YOU TRY TO JUDGE SOMEONE/A SITUATION. MY SON WILL RISE ABOVE THIS REGARDLESS OF WHAT HAPPENS WITH FOOTBALL. MY FAMILY IS DRIVEN A BLESSED WITH SUCCESS, SO ALL OF YOU THAT DOUBT, LOOK BACK ON YOUR LIFE AND TELL ME IF IT'S SQUEAKY CLEAN. DON'T JUDGE THE MAN UNLESS YOU KNOW THE MAN !!! JUST REMEMBER, "GOD AIN'T THROUGH WITH US YET". BLESSED TO ALL AND HAVE A GREAT DAY.

Let his ass play! We need him RIGHT NOW!We need to win 10 games in my opinion for this season to be considerd a success and we cant do it without him.

WELL SAID BMOORE!!! TELL RYAN GOODLUCK AND THAT TEXAS LOVES HIM!

Mr. Moore, some of us are pulling Ryan. Atleast I am. I am selfish in a way because I want him out on the field because he is a great talent but most of all WE need him in society bringing some good outside of football which I am sure he will. From your comments it sounds like your a good father and care about him. The Aplle dosent fall far from the tree so I am sure Ryan will be ok. Good luck.

Of course we need him back. This is totally unfair. Damn at other schools athletes get caught with drugs,firearms,women and all of them get a slap on the wrist, 2 game suspension and back at practice. This has taken to long. Plus he is a senior. He could have bolted to the NFL last year, but shocker i mean cocker begged him to stay. Now he is not doing him any justice. Let the man play, We need a Hungry receiver out there. Ask your self this> How many thrown touch downs does Kyle have this season? Yeah thats right....not that many.

Mr. Moore you should be supportive of your son. But if he grabbed my daughters neck, I'd still be looking for him!

Ok so you bring Moore back and then what?? He's not in game shape most likely and will need a lot of reps to get caught up with the the of the bunch, not to metion that there a new offensive coodinator with a new offensive scheme. The other receivers will lose much needed work if he returns. Do we really want to hinder the most inexperienced and most depleted unit on the team, even with all the experience that such a malcontent such as Moore brings? It is time that the team "moves forward".

Hold it down guys!

He sould've been playing all along. Who's been his judge and jury? Innocent until proven guilty used to be the concept, now it is if the press deems you guilty, hang the sucker. Not sure what it proves to hang a kid out to dry while the lawyers squabble or the enforcement folks procrastinate. Maybe if he was busy playing football under the scrutiny of his coaches he'd be too busy to get into trouble.

THIS IS FOR "MAX": WE DON'T KNOW NO MORE THAN WHAT IS SAID. I'VE SPOKEN WITH RYAN ABOUT THIS SITUATION AND AM VERY UPSET WITH THE NEGATIVE ATTENTION IT HAS BROUGHT TO MY FAMILY. WHAT HAS YOUR LIFE CONSISTED OF ? I'M PRETTY SURE YOU HAVEN'T BEEN A MODEL KID/FATHER. I WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND FOOLISHNESS IS SOMETHING I DON'T TOLERATE, REGARDLESS OF WHO YOU ARE. RYAN HAS SUBSTANCE AND STRONG FAMILY ROOTS, SO HE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL. I SPEAK OF MY SON MORE THAN JUST FROM A FOOTBALL PERSPECTIVE. HIM PLAYING FOOTBALL IS ONLY FOR A WHILE, BUT HIM BEING MY SON IS FOR A LIFETIME. WITH/WITHOUT YOUR BLESSINGS GOD WILL SEE US THROUGH!!!

RYAN IS ONE OF THE BEST RECIEVER'S MIAMI HAVE. HE KNOWS THE OFFENSE AS WELL AS ANY OTHER RECIEVER, PROBABLY BETTER. HIS CONDITIONING IS QUESTIONABLE, BUT HE WOULD BE AN ASSET IF HE'S ALLOWED TO RETURN TO THE TEAM. I FEEL THIS EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN A VERY HUMBLING EXPERIENCE FOR HIM. FAMILY AND FOOTBALL HAS BECOME FOCUS. THIS WILL BE A BAD SITUATION THAT ENDED UP GREAT FOR ALL PARTIES INVOLVED. I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING HIM BACK DOING WHAT HE LOVES. THE CANES WILL BE PLAYING FOR THE ACC CHAMPIONSHIP!!!

Free at last, free at last, how hell ya, Ryan Moore is Free at last.

LET HIM PLAY AGAINST DUKE!!

This is unbelievable that there are people out there that are looking from the outside in, and think they can judge whether Ryan should play or not. It is dispicable that he has been out this long already and charges couldn't have been brought sooner. Get his ass on the field NOW!!!

When is the "U" going to get off this high horse of higher standards than say Notre Dame, Southern Cal or Florida State? It is killing this once successful program that every media outlet in the country wants to do. Set the same academic & behavior standards and go back to playing ball. As for Ryan Moore, It is far better to forgive and let him have another chance. Learn forgivness from the Amish. It is truly how God would approach it.

DOUBTING SOMEONE'S ABILITY/SUCCESS IN LIFE ONLY FUELS THEIR DESIRE TO SUCCEED. SO, GO HURRICANES AND TAKE YOUR PLACE AS THE ACC CHAMPIONS THAT YOU ARE.

1. Innocent until proven guilty is a standard that is used in court proceedings. It in no way applies to private entities such as the U.

2. As an alum, I don't want the University letting anyone with assault charges on the team unless and until said charges are cleared up in the player's favor. I don't want the school to have a raise to the bottom mentality by just adopting the lowest possible standards. That is not what the Unversity should be about.

3. I was a prosecutor for a few years before going into private practice. As to timing, there is an investigation period before people are charged. The prosecutor needs to at least satisfy himself/herself that there is a winnable case. Basically, all the ducks need to be in order. I would guess that the people present were interviewed by an investigator. As he is being charged, that would mean that the witnesses backed the version that indicates that the plsyer did what has been claimed. As the proosecutors are way overworked, I would say that the invetigation is right on course. If you want faster turn around, vote for hiring more prosecutors (rasing taxes).

Tis easier to judge than to forgive. Blessed is he who has the heart to forgive. He who is without sin can cast the first stone, otherwise let's take a lesson from the master Jesus and forgive.

I know about innocent until proven guilty, but IF Ryan Moore is guilty of shoving a student by the back of the neck, and being a F'in bully, he doesn't deserve to be a student at UM, much less a football player. He should be done, and UM's desperation at WR is in no way justification for overlooking his cowardly behavior. Strong men look out and protect, they don't bully and use their physical gifts to "prove" they're stronger. It's abhorent that anyone with any self-respect could think any differently.

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