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Murphy's message received

University of Florida receiver Louis Murphy had something special to say about The U after the Gators' season-opening win against Hawaii Saturday. Consider it the first real shot in a war of words that will likely continue this week leading up to the showdown in the Swamp.

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"If I'm right, the 'U' stands for the University of Miami," Murphy told our Joseph Goodman after the game (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN). "Well, we're the University of Florida. We're the 'U.' I don't refer to them as the 'U.' I refer to them as Miami. If the 'U' is for university and winning and championships, we're the 'U.' They are Miami, and that's what I call them."

Let's just say the message has been received. I spoke with UM receiver Leonard Hankerson tonight for a feature story I'm doing on him and close friend Major Wright, who starts at safety for the Gators and who played with Hankerson at Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas High.

Hankerson said when he arrived at UM Sunday night for a practice closed to the media, a copy of Murphy's quote had been blown up and posted in every locker. "It definitely pumped us up," Hankerson said by phone. "We were already pumped up for this game, but now the guys are really getting excited.

"We all want to win bad. Right now, we feel like nobody in the nation respects Miami. We're going to earn our respect."

I don't know about you, but I can't wait for this game on Saturday.

PS - For those of you wondering who Louis Murphy is, he's the guy who starts opposite Percy Harvin. He had 37 catches for 548 yards and 6 TDs last season. He had 2 catches for 51 yards and 1 touchdown against Hawaii. And he's a Recreation Event Management major from St. Petersburg.

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who in tha hell is louis murphy. talkin about tha U? who are U? lol

305, that's funny and true!!

Manny, these boys are not ready for WAR.

They think they are but they have no idea what's about to hit them.

The few SoFl boys on that team better tell them what to expect now that they've started running their mouths.

Actually I thought the "U" stemmed from the logo but I might be mistaken. And if Murphy (never heard of this cat before) wants to go by what he is saying as far as the "U" stands for winning and championships, the last time I checked we have won 6 in a row and the championships arent even close. what is it 5-2

Men I don't know what to say. The last few years the U has been disrecpected, and we haven't been able to do anything about it. I hope all this hype is not just pure steam.

The "U" is about championships, huh? This idiot is aware that we win that arguement 5 to 2 right? UF's more like a lower case U. Murphy and his boys can start-off by making their U sign with the thumb and forefinger until they earn the right to use 2 hands...

"argument"...lol....thought I'd catch it before a gate did...

YO Murphy last time I checked 83, 87, 89, 91, 2001 thats five championship. And how many do yall have

I am glad they're fired up. We need to knock Teabag in the mouth. Make them bleed, hit them hard. Take out Murphy's leg (too far). Just hit him in the mouth.

Mandingo...trying to get the water to a boil I see? NICE!

GO CANES, BEAT THE GATORS!!!

Manny...just curious, care to re-think your UM-UF prediction?

We will dominate fellas! Canes all the way.

the south florida guys on that gaytor team must be like, "uhh guys, i think we better cool it on the trash talking, we're waking a sleeping giant, u dont know what you're getting yourself into."

Oh yeah Louis murphy is bum juice big time!

I will never take seriously a guy who's major is "Recreation Event Management" Tell that mofo is job is to bring in clowns for parties not be the clown himself. I hope reddick pins the tail on Murphy on Saturday.

Mandingo...trying to get the water to a boil I see? NICE!

Posted by: 86Cane | August 31, 2008 at 10:40 PM

SNIVELING SICKOPHANT ALERT

Green is to blogs what the haiku is to poetry!

GREEN = BLOG MVP

Posted by: Hey...Ur Momma | August 15, 2008 at 05:16 PM

EXQUISITE TASTE

"And he's a Recreation Event Management major from St. Petersburg."

The Dade County Youth Fair anxiously awaits his application for the snow cone machine manager.

"And he's a Recreation Event Management major from St. Petersburg."

The Dade County Youth Fair anxiously awaits his application for the snow cone machine manager.

"And he's a Recreation Event Management major from St. Petersburg."

The Dade County Youth Fair anxiously awaits his application for the snow cone machine manager.

You think Mr. Murphy would be running his mouth if Ray Lewis was still wearing a helmet with the REAL U on it? How about Warren Sapp? Ed Reed? The late Sean Taylor would've laid that fool out. If these new, fresh, Northwestern-led Canes can reach back to yesteryear and play with the intensity, confidence, bravado, and heart those past Canes greats played with than anything can happen. I'm tired of hearing how great Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin, and the Gators are. When you disrespect the U, you're asking for trouble. Miami has historically always played better when its been disrespected and belittled. It's time the REAL U rises back from mediocrity and reasserts its dominance once again over college football. It's about pride and respect, time for the U to shock the world and punch Tebow, Harvin, and Murphy in the mouth and remind them who really owns this state. The U resides in Dade County!

pretty sure someone is upset the canes didnt offer him a scholarship

GREEN...Seriously, do you have ANYTHING to contribute to this blog except your criticisms of me? Do you realize how petty, childish and ridiculous your comments are? Do you know that cyberstalking is now a CRIME? I didn't think so!

I want Shannon to pull a Richt. Get me a flag! I know its not Shannon's MO but oh that would be nice.

Too bad you dont have Bernie Kosar anymore, and you werent in a conference with a conference championship and could have an EASY road to a NC. The 80s are over.
You are in a conference now and have to play a conference championship and now you look like a bunch of girls on the football field. Forget National Title, you cant even win your own conference. (thats a conference that had its top team get embarrassed by a middle of the road SEC team too).
Wake up, it is 2008!!! You have a coach in Randy Shannon who I hope stays there forever. I hope the Gators dont run the score up and keep it respectable enough to keep Shannon around. That guy is in WAYYYYYY over his head.
I am sure Tebow is shaking at the thought of these high school Northwestern guys coming after him when he runs over NFL talent (watch the LSU game and see how many NFLers he ran over).
It was great the Northwestern guys went to Miami so they can learn how to lose and learn the difference between Randy Shannon coached foosball and SEC-NFL type football. Their first lesson is going to be a painful one and its coming this Saturday! Maybe they should bring their camcorders and cameras because they wont see a crowd that size or electricity like this ever again.

once you stole sunsentinel blog with a brand stolen from myspace ...
old rules no longer apply ...
PUBLIC FIGURE

Green...you need to post over at ___________ too! And if you get the chance email me at host@___________.com

Posted by: 86Cane | July 30, 2007 at 10:23 AM

Green...you crack me up! And, U work this blog HARD!!! Who are U and why do U refuse to post at ___________?

Posted by: Soup | August 19, 2007 at 12:21 PM

GREEN...why don't U join us for the LIVE chat tonight at __________?

Posted by: SOUP | September 04, 2007 at 09:53 AM

Manny ... Your blog was really rocking today! 121 comments in a couple hours. But here's the question everyone wants to know: Who the heck is GREEN on your blog?

Posted by: 86Cane | September 04, 2007 at 08:29 PM

I tried to get Green to post here but he will not

Posted by: SOUP | October 01, 2007 at 05:52 PM

Green...U crack me up! I don't always agree with your posts or the topics U pick to talk about, but damn, U get an "A" for effort my friend!!!

U should join us Tuesday night ....
See ya 'round...

Posted by: 86Cane | December 09, 2007 at 12:46 PM

Green...I just wanted to let you know that you make this blog so much better than it could be without you.

Posted by: 86Cane | April 28, 2008 at 10:01 PM

GREEN...U ARE AN ALL STAR BLOGGER!

Posted by: 86Cane | June 08, 2008 at 08:42 PM

Sweating bullets...

Green give us courage!

Posted by: 86Cane | June 08, 2008 at 09:46 PM

What's that? Green, you work for the Miami Herald? In the IT department? Oh my! So it is TRUE! So that's why you will NOT post at ____________.

Green is a color, not a person. Only the opinions of people, NOT colors, count!

Posted by: 86Cane | June 21, 2008 at 12:35 AM

http://www.romanceclass.com/miscr/lovestory/dtl467

who stalks whom?

OBSESSED

Its on! Let's get @ it!

the quest to quiet the critic ...
MOBY_DICK

Who the h e l l told this dude whatever his name is that Florida was about winning championships. The last time I checked we had 5 national championships and the only 2 they had won was when Butch had to rebuild us after probation and a couple of years ago when Coker was selfdestructing us from within. So they way I see it if not for the NCAA and that old fart Coker's crap Florida would not even have those 2 titles and we would have had 7. Florida before Spurrier and wasn't nothing but a bleep on the radar and we were dominating so much the NCAA decided to put us on probation just so Florida could have a chance to win something. Kid you and Florida better beat us this year cause the next time we see your little blue and orange a $ $'s Randy and the Canes are going to destroy you so bad it will be another 15 to 16 years before your school dares schedule us again. Oh and tell Urban go ahead and try to run up the score cause it would be the worst move of his coaching career!!!!!!! If you don't believe me just ask the coach who told Florida to Flop against the CANES!!! The one and only U!!!!!!!!!!

Green, this blog is for U information not your ranting about stupid shi*! Why don't you just shut up and talk only FB.

Hey clamcane -- I mean Coke -- the issue with folk like U is that U should have your own website to goto --- what's amatter? Did even the orange and blUe fans reject you? Awwww, too bad -- Is it b/c your double wide really is THAT bad?

Can't you getta friend to take you out to Paines Praire and give U a reach around?
No? too bad...

Save us the trouble, jagoff-- cause this'll definitely be the last time I ever respond to U --- go back, to your hole ---

Or are U serious? Even the folk under your rock dont want U? --- dont you have ANY friends/ fans or blogs who care about U? Seriously?

I don't care - WE don't care...but if youre on a UM blog...and your a gaytor fan? you either can't spell or really are the lowest of lowlifes - especially if you aint going to the game on Sat -- andd if you are...please share your seat #
...bye now


CANES

Glad to see ya back Green. Shake dem haters off.

Time to put the hater blockas on!!! Let's go Canes!!!!

Manny can't you do something about this green character ruining your blog? Please save us from his stupidity and ignorance.

Green, this blog is for U information not your ranting about stupid shi*! Why don't you just shut up and talk only FB.

Posted by: TXCane | August 31, 2008 at 11:40 PM

Thanks for the update Green!

Posted by: TXCane | August 20, 2008 at 11:21 PM

I'll post whatever my heart's desire ...

LIKE IT OR LUMP IT

I never post on here but read all the time. If I have to read another post by Green, I'll just stop reading here for good. GO CANES!

Manny, you have to take out this green blogger, he is total trash and destroys your blog. There are several people complaining. How many complaints do you need to take action? Should we write to your editor? Does that help?

go bye-bye : )

I agree with the others, this blog is great except for green. Why do we have to tolerate his nonsense? This blog is better than that.

Sorry for the Flame, Navarro --- delete as needed --
but dirt aint worthy, no matter what field they claim...and you know that!

FYI, even Cote is better than a Gaytorfan -- and that's saying a LOT...


c- a- n- e- s
CANES

Finally, some intelligent people speak out against green! 86, we all agree with you and wish Manny would do something about this guy. The blog is excellent except for his personal attacks. No need for that stuff.

Manny can you plese delete green from the blog? His personal attacks against everyone else are needless, endless and obnoxious. His posts serve no purpose and only pollute the atmosphere. Thanks for listening.

Not to be too much of a mediator --- but dont engage them...green, CokeCanes, whomever...

Carry on, g-men ---
Win or lose, carry on...

Oscar Meyer is a chump--- we know that...
Coach Shannon...respect

Let's play our game --- and worry bout the Conference...

Gaytor fans --- FLOP

'nough said

CANES, baaby

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86Cane aka CanesBaby aka CaneRus aka BossCane aka OhioCane aka lamacane aka Caneattack aka sybil

GREEN-EYED MONSTER

1st... Murphy's an idiot, not a smart move on his part, 2nd... For those who don't know who Louis Murphyh is, he'd start here

its good to come on here if you are rooting for your team. that's productive. but for the gator fans on here talkin ish, yall must be really bored. wuts so exciting about going on another team's site and bothering people who could give a damn about you? root for the gators on the gators' site. Realize how lame and computer geekish it is to do what you are doing. No disrespect, but please get a life, seriously....

I hope the canes distroy tebow, send him back to the phillipines so he can play with some kids

cokecane.....i dont care what "nfl talent" tebow ran over in the sec last year.....tebow isnt nfl talent himself...and last time i checked the U has the most current nfl players by a large margin...more than any of the schools in the SEC

CokeCane - since no one on here really likes you or actually pays attention to you, you should be expecting someone in about 9 months who you can get to like you ... maybe a little brother or sister. Your mom asked me to pull out, but I just donkey punched her in the back of the head and told her to turn the hell back around. Then filled her up with my manglue, left her the $20 she wanted to charge me, wiped my crank clean on your Power Rangers bedsheets and went back to work.

You and your f*cking Crocs will never be anything but an insecure bunch of assclowns, always trying to get the approval of the rest of the nation by constantly bumping your gums of finally winning a 2nd title in 102 years. Louis Murphy is bitter b/c he didn't get an offer from The "U" and he had to settle for a school that has put out the WR greatness of Jackass Green, Ride the Pine Reidel Anthony, the cream puff twins Travis McGriff & Chris Doering (are you serious with these guys?), Reche Saucereyes Caldwell and the numerous other WR's who were and are jokes in the NFL. Taylor Jacobs - garbage. Dallas Baker - garbage. Chad Jackson, 2nd Rounder - garbage, and just cut by the Pats. Jabar Gaffney, 2nd rounder - garbage. I'd be bitter as well if I had to go to a school who hasn't had a decent WR in the NFL for at least ... well .... forever. The Great White Hype Chris Collinsworth in 1981? Ricky Nattiel back in 1987? Ike Hilliard maybe? Wasn't Travis Taylor the 10th pick in the 1st round for the Ravens? God knows Ozzie Newsome wanted to kick his own ass for making that horrific mistake.

Louis Murphy obviously shows his intelligence by spouting off that "If the 'U' is for university and winning and championships, we're the 'U.'". Wow. He must be hanging with that genius Channing Crowder ... just how many Championships have you won there, Louis? How many has your 'U' won? The 'Canes have LOST more Championships than the Crocs have WON - ya hear me Louis? You f*cking idiot.

Anyway, ya CokeCanes, be looking for a new pal to play with in about 9 months. And tell your mom I've got two words for her ... Summers Eve. God, it was like someone opened up a keg of tuna fish when she opened her legs.

hey you gay a%$ wipes, a.k.a gaytards, if you havent noticed, clemson was ranked in the top 10 and they lost. v.tech was ranked high they lost. so what the fork (replace o with a u and r with a c) makes you think you have a lock on winning on saturday. if you want to know how wrong the polls could be, go back to last season. besides, we are the 'U'. you dont deserve to breathe the same air we do. we own this shyt. who the fork are you? your whole irrelevant school could disappear from the face of the planet tomorrow, and i'll still be on south beach sipping cuba-libre and tapping as*. just GO AWAY. honestly, that tickles!!

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