The Miami Hurricanes just released their injury report for the Virginia Tech game on Saturday -- and they'll be two short on the defensive line.
Defensive tackle Marcus Forston (foot), tight end Richard Gordon (shoulder) and defensive end Andrew Smith (upper extremity) are the guys who will be out.
Running back Lee Chambers (left knee), defensive end Dyron Dye (leg), offensive lineman Corey White (leg) are listed as doubtful.
Receiver Aldarius Johnson (groin) is listed as questionable for the second week in a row.
CONTAINING TYROD: UM coach Randy Shannon was the only person available after Thursday's practice. Here's what he said when I asked him about defending Tyrod Taylor, who hasn't exactly had a great year throwing the football or running with it.
"He can be very dangerous," Shannon said. "One thing you can't be misled by is his running ability. He has a very strong arm. And you can see him when he runs around the pocket. If he can rally, the secondary has to do a great job of locking onto the receivers. If you don't, he'll make a great throw and the receivers will make a catch that way."
Shannon said UM has to do a good job not opening running lanes with their pressure. "Teams have done a good job of corralling him and keeping him in the pocket," Shannon said. "But they'll probably develop a quarterback draw or something like that for him. That's something you always have to concern yourself with. Everybody has to do their job and they'll be OK. When you try to help somebody else on defense out, that's when you jump out of your lane or coverage and that's when bad things happen."