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Jacory Harris is blowing up

So this is what happens when you win two nationally televised games and put The U back on the map. Jacory Harris has certainly discovered what it feels like to be a star over the last 48 hours.

Jacory for Heisman

He's not only become an instant Heisman candidate according to ESPN and had a new Heisman site developed in his honor, but his name has been on a lot of people's lips across across the country. Or, their Twitter accounts anyway. At one point Friday, Jacory Harris was actually one of the most popular tweets around. Not just the average Joes either.

> Former Texas basketball star Kevin Durant tweeted: "Man Harris might be better than [Ohio State's] Terrell Pryor."

> ESPN NFL analyst Chris Mortensen tweeted: "I like Jacory Harris a lot. He's a cool customer, sees the field, accurate. Playing for a good OC in Mark Whipple.

> Deadspin.com joined the action, wildly declaring "Miami quarterback Jacory Harris will be the #1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He'll be just like JaMarcus Russell, only he'll be good instead of grossly obese."

> Former Canes are loving what they saw too. Panthers Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason tweeted: "a star is born" Jacory Harris CLAP!

> And then there's this really bad YouTube song.

HAITH CHIMES IN ON GRAHAM'S TD: I caught up with UM basketball coach Frank Haith earlier this afternoon and had a good laugh with him about Jimmy Graham's first catch and touchdown Thursday night. Haith, who was in athletic director Kirby Hocutt's skybox for Thursday night's game, said his wife cried tears of joy when his former 6-8, 260-pound power forward made his first big football play. He said everyone in the box -- including his son -- went nuts. 

Jimmy Graham

But Haith said he couldn't help himself from giving Graham a nice ribbing for his ugly touchdown celebration. "I told him afterward his celebration lacked creativity. He knew he couldn't spike the ball or dunk it over the goal posts. But whatever it was he did, bobbing his head, it was hilarious. I told him 'You got to practice some in your room. Run off the field, chest bump somebody, give Jacory [Harris] a helmet tap, something. You can't look lost again."

Graham said Thursday he didn't celebrate much because he had to go back in to block on the ensuing extra point and was just kind out of it. So far, he's been targeted three times and made one catch. "I feel like I've worked hard, learned a little bit and hopefully each game I can help this team and I can prove I'm a football player," he said. 

For what it's worth, Graham has only been playing football for eight weeks. Harris said he did the right thing finding the open space for the touchdown. He said he's focused on doing the right things, he doesn't partake in trash talking. "With football, there are so many fans and I'm usually just thinking about he just called, I zone everything out. I'm thinking 'What do I have to do on this?' And I'm making sure to do it right."

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Go canes!!!!!!!!1

Jimmy G it's alright! You'll get used to it.

It's great to be a Miami Hurricane!

go canes

Manny BBall update from Haith? I know Randy/Whip/Jacory got us dreaming of #6 but anything on the freshman or how is D Jones looking this year.

Florida jus got lucky. Those Gators might not make it to the ship if Texaas go undefeated. LSU can beat Florida. And VT losing at home Taylor is another Nesbitt. Long as the Canes stay focus This will be a walk in the park.

Being a former player I understand exactly what JG was feeling at that moment. You see so many people you just start to zone out on the atmosphere. You don't realize what's happening until you complete your assignment.

OH MY LAWD TYROD TAYLOR IS SO LUCKY DUDE. NEBRASKA HAD THIS GAME AND SHOT THEMSELVES IN THE FOOT. USC JUS WENT DOWN TO THE HUSKIES 16-13.

Miami going to the ship. We got a team with speed like Florida and the bitter taste of being so close then losing it all at the end. They will not lose focus this year.

VT got lucky today with two late blown coverages by Nebraska. I hope the boys don't get too cocky, but this should be a W next week in Blacksburg. GO CANES!!!1

Shoot, might the Canes find themselves in the Top 10 tomorrow?

Congrats to FSU for taking down BYU.

Cal might be the team out of the PAC ten this season. Best is a Beast. Go Canes

WOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO

Checking in ..FSU crushed the mormons...see you in the ACC Champioship Gamw!!!!

IM SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GLAD FSU WON NOW OUR STRENGH OF SCHEDULE(CANES)IS SO GONNA HELP US YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY PLUS BYU IS A TOP TEAM AND USC LOST SO TOP 10 HERE WE COME!!!!!!!!!

Wow, Herbie has the U no. 5 right now.

Yea Herbie got us in tha top 5 I knew he would do that as soon as he said surprize number 5. recognize tha real Gators cause we gonna be in tha ship....will you.

ACC is a terrible football conference. 4-6 in opening weekend

Who was the genius who said the ACC was just as good as the SEC?

Posted by: Cav | September 06, 2009 at 10:26 AM

withhold judgment …
it’s a long season …
a marathon not a sprint …

HUNKER DOWN

Posted by: green | September 06, 2009 at 11:46 AM

week 2: 8-1

week 3:

f$u 54 - byu 28
north carolina 31 - east carolina 17
vatech 16 - nebraska 15

PREMATURE EVALUATION

I saw that, Kirk Herbstreit just ranked miami #5 in his poll. In a way I'd kinda say we're getting ahead of ourselves but this team is really playing top 10 football. On another note, I knew USC and BYU were over rated, aaron corp will never throw a pass again

http://www.850thebuzz.com/blog/?p=11476

If you’re John Swofford, embattled commissioner of the ACC and BCS coordinator … this is the time to strike a deal with the proverbial devil.

Let Miami beat Georgia Tech Thursday night and he’ll make out with University President Donna Shalala in the lobby of the Cleveland Hotel Friday night. Because the only way to shut up the irrational haters … is for the college football universe to return to normal and Miami to once again be a national program.

And, it’s that glory that John Swofford envisioned as the centerpiece of a 12-team ACC. Remember, expansion could have gone worse. Syracuse was the original target, not Virginia Tech. … When Miami comes back and Florida State gets their act together the ACC is going to have three teams — along with the Hokies — that are all going to be national contenders and suddenly the ACC is a factor.
-- adam gold

BREADWINNER

Looks like things are aligning up for a NC run.

Canes have a great chance to whoop up on my hokies. (where I went to school, and got injured and lost my scholarship.)

So who's takling playin' gayturds for NC.........

Guys, I was hoping really hard that VT would win today because when we go to Blacksburg and beat them, we'll beat a higher ranked team as opposed to if they were to lose. I was also hoping for FSU to win for the purpose of strength of schedule. Now, we're looking good. I was worried about VT as the toughest game in this 4 game stretch, but after what I saw today I am confident we'll come out with a big win.

I am glad that RS is keeping the guys humbled and focused because we can't afford to get big headed and lose sight of our next opponent. It's gotta be one game at a time.

Being a top 5 is a bit far fectched right now, but top 10 is more realistic.

Go Canes

Looks like things are aligning up for a NC run.

Canes have a great chance to whoop up on my hokies. (where I went to school, and got injured and lost my scholarship.)

So who's takling playin' gayturds for NC.........

Posted by: doseman | September 20, 2009 at 12:04 AM

Lets not get ahead of ourselves... gayturds. That game against Tennessee was awful. I thought Florida was by far the best team in the country, and i was wrong. Every team has flaws, no team is unbeatable.

You know, I wouldn't jump so fast on the UM wins the national championship bandwagon. Yes, FSU did beat BYU. That was very, very good for us. But what is our achilles heal? Special teams. Who do we play next? The special teams guru. And lets not forget Bud Foster is probably in the top ten for defensive coordinators, and would be a head coach if not for his loyalty to Beamer.

And, that VT player caught the same throw for VT that the FSU freshman dropped for the winning score against us. Sip our coolaid but don't swallow it until we beat VT, and Oklahoma.

We can beat VT if we are disciplined in our run support. But we MUST spy Tyrod this game. He has now learned he isn't an NFL qb so he will revert to the run this game. We must stop him.

I think we will win because VT hasn't seen an NFL offense in like 5 years, and they have a weak secondary. But if we make mistakes in the kicking game, we fumble when we have the momentum, we could lose. If Jacory isn't patient, takes what VT gives us, and forces the ball long, it will be a long day for us. Don't under estimate Bud Foster, he will have a plan for us, and it is up to Jacory to dissect it and beat it.

I hate all the accolades Jacory is getting. He is great but it could go to his head. Until he beats VT, he will be just another UM QB. Beat VT, and he is a star.

The only thing I would add is this team reminds me of 1981(?). They had the best players, and against Texas that year, scored what looked like a winning touchdown pass to Brown(?), and a sideline ref threw a holding flag 30 yards from the play. Miami wasn't supposed to beat Texas back then. So we lost a game we outplayed them on the field.

We won't get the calls against VT, and will get bad calls against us we don't deserve against VT. VT is a special place, emotions affect the fans who scream for things that aren't there, and even good officials make mistakes. We need to dominate so that these things are not a factor. I think Jacory can do it but he must be smart. There are more things going against us in this game than going for us.

Well done Noles ( Sammy ) looking forward to ACC CG. Canatic has it right top ten for now is about right. We still have 3 very tough games left before an ACC CG. So lets take it 1 game at a time and try to get better and better. That being said I did say 3-0 and OK at home could happen!! Then look out!!! Go Canes!!!

Us surprising teams is over. The verdict is in. You better be prepared for jacory and what he can do. teams will play a lot of man zones and attempt to make us run to win,and we will. Look for TE's, running backs to have a big game against VT. And we are due for a big play, maybe a TD on Special teams or defense. Mark it down. I said it!

Posted by: SJMPARMAN | September 20, 2009 at 12:50 AM

Posted by: bill | September 20, 2009 at 12:58 AM

This is just blogging! If we say we are going to win the Heisman, NC, Nobel Prize, etc, it don't mean shyt! Now if the team is thinking that crap (and I know they are not!), then we are in trouble!

What a difference a year makes!

The canes remind me of Happy Gilmore, and the Gators remind me of Shooter McGavin! We know how that story turned out!

Go 'canes!

Tyrod taylor is trash,.....Va. Tech has no offense,.....There defense got no pressure on Lee,.......They are not impressive at all!! We will be 3-0 when oklahoma comes to town. If we win that game we go UNDEFEATED!!! Anybody agree????

vtech isnt gonna play like that again. theyre gonna play great d and special teams as usual. our O line better be up to the task of protecting harris. tyrod taylor is a heck of an athelete and we better stop ryan williams. that kid is a beast. this team needs to stay level headed. not worried about jacory though. this is a kid who said if he won the heisman he would show up in a pink suit with a diamond encrusted goblet lol (before all the hype) i think he'll be fine. we have another weakness besides special teams also. are corners (besides B Harris) are suspect. sam shields, van dyke, ryan hill, and chavez grant quite frankly arent all that good. theyve consistently show poor coverage skills throughout their careers.

Again, it's way too early to be talking about any of this sort of thing. Heisman? National Championship? They're 2-0. That means 10 more games. Could we try to stop the Lou Holtz delusions for at least a little while?

Be reasonable, people. Rankings are irrelevant and you know it at this point. "IF" they knock off VT and Oklahoma, then this conversation should be front and center.

Hold your horses, and let's have some reserved optimism.


LB

Could you believe the FSU win? I know what ifs are just that, but man if Moncur and Ojomo were playing for the FSU game it would have been a blowout!

I think Nebraska is pretty good, and win or lose, VT gave them a great game at their house, and good for the U thatthey won.

U players cannot lose focus. Remember we'vebeen there as recently as 2006. BCS had the U #2 in the country, but we all knew that was smoke and mirrors b/c we proceeed to lose to GTech etc etc.

UF did not look at all like the best team in thce country. UM can definitely beat them. Tennessee was all run and no pass. And yet, they made it a game. At the swamp. Bryce Brown is good, but our rbs are better! Randy Shannon should get major props for lettinghim go now!

Tim Tebow: OFF THE HEISMAN WATCH. EVEN THOUGH CBS AND GARY DANIELSON WERE LITERALLY DROOLING OVER HIM, HE IS NOTHING BUT A A HUGE FULL BACK WHO FALLS FORWARD AND GETS 5 YDS A POP. YES HE'LL BE IN THE NFL... AS A FULL BACK. HE THROWS DEAD DUCKS AND HAS A HUGE WIND UP FOR HIS THROWING MOTION.

Florida's 3-0, against 0-3 Ch Southern, 1-2 Troy, and 1-2 Tenneseee. That is pathet-tic!!!!!!!

My top ten:
1. Texas
2. UF
3. Alabama
4. Boise State
5. Cal
6. Da U
7. Oklahoma
8. LSU
9. Ole Miss
10.Va Tech

Jacory is no doubt the real deal. Hehas the "it" factor that goes along with the physical tools. However, after two games were talking Heisman and I truly hope were not doing him an injustice by adding unnecessary pressure. Just win Jacory. Just win. The rest will fall in to place.

DA "U" has just been blessed with the 7 bulls....J.Harris you rock and so does the offense and defense of line....great job guys yeeeeeeaaaaaaahhhhhhh baby......go CANES...

Jacory has been a stud thus far. Let's be realistic though. Football is the ultimate team sport, and our line has provided good protection to this point. Plus, Whipple's play calling , which has been well documented. At the end of the day, we are blessed to have Jacory and all the other guys that have bought into what the coaches are trying to do.

I feel fully vindicated by the play of Jacory Harris. he has made me look like a genius , remember last year when i would rail against marve every other day and beg for jacory to lead our team. most people on here called me an idiot and a nut swinger, for pointing out things like 1.jacory scored more points in less drives than the starter marve.2 jacory didnt turn the ball over half as much as marve. 3 jacory had a leadership quality that marve lacks. i cant say exactly why he reminded me of dorsey but he did. i felt like the team played harder for him.
where are the marve fans now?
do you still wish marve was here?
am i an idiot for thinking marve couldnt hold jacorys jock strap?

you guys know who you are, so who is the idiot now?

The U will play the same basic style played against fsu and ga. tech, because that style fits into the same pattern. If the trend continues no way va. tech stays close to Miami.
Freak turnovers and special teams melt down could keep it close, but not likely.

I think Marve is a good QB (You don't get crowned Mr. Florida Football by mistake!) he just wasn't as mature as Jacory. I'm not saying he was as good as Jacory, I'm just saying that he should still have a good college career once he heals.

I wish him the best at Purdue, but his Dad and HS coach can go to hell!

Go 'canes!

THIS MIGHT END UP BEING THE WORST THING TO HAPPEN THE THE CANES SINCE THE PROBATION YEARS... I TRULEY HOPE NOT BUT ALL YOU MARVE HATERS WILL BE KICKING YOURSELVES IF( MORE LIKLEY WHEN HE TRANSFERS)...

I AM CONFIDENT IN HARRIS, BUT TO MANY OF U ARE DRINKING HIS KOOL-AID... DON'T BRING ME THESE UNFOUNDED STATS, MARVE HAS BEEN THE BETTER QB THIS YEAR...

THAT BEING SAID, HARRIS STILL CAN PULL OUT A W AGAINST CAL, THAT IS IF THE D DOMINATES, AND JACORY DOES WHAT HE DOES BEST, BE A CARETAKER, AKA TRENT DILFER..

GO CANES

Posted by: HM | December 18, 2008 at 06:40 PM

hm whats your thoughts on this now.

C'mon canethang, HM is a cane fan! A lot of fans thought that way! Don't rub his nose in it, he's one of us! His cane music is off the chain! Dude bleeds it! Forgive and FORGET!

Go 'canes!

STOP SAYING MARVE IS A GOOD QB, HE FKN SUCKS.
ROBERT MARVE JR IS NOT A GREAT QB, HES NOT GONNA GO SOMEWHERE AND BE GREAT. NIX CALLS PLAYS ,ROBERT EXECUTES THEM. ITS NOT NIX FAULT MARVE CANT KEEP DRIVES GOING WITH HIS ERRATIC PLAY AND CONSTANT TURNOVERS. IN THE LAST 8 GAMES MARVE THREW 4 TDS TO 12 PICKS AND WE STILL WON 5 OF THOSE GAMES. IF WE CAN WIN WITH HIS BAD DESCISIONS THEN THAT TELLS ME OUR TEAM ISNT THAT BAD . WE JUST NEED A BETTER DESCISION MAKER.

MARVE 9 TDS 13 PICKS 1300 YARDS IN 80 DRIVES
HARRIS 10 TDS 6 PICKS 1000 YARDS IN 40 DRIVES
MARVE 2 GAMES SUSPENDED
HARRIS 0 GAMES SUSPENDED

HALF THE DRIVES OF MARVE, AND MUCH BETTER PRODUCTION. AND JACORY NEVER HAD A START TO GET IN (RYTHME)THE WHOLE GAME, THOSE STATS WERE FRESH OFF THE BENCH.
MORE IMPORTANT YOUR QB SHOULDNT EVER MISS A GAME BECAUSE HES SUSPENDED..

HUGE DIFFERENCE
MARVE WILL TRANSFER IF HES NOT ASSURED THE STARTING SPOT.
HARRIS SAT THE BENCH AND WAITED FOR HIS # TO BE CALLED.

Posted by: canethang | December 19, 2008 at 06:59 PM
hm, canesjunkie, who is the moron with the stupid stats that dont mean anything.
we wasted a whole season on that chump marve.

Congrat's to Florida ST & VT on good wins. The ACC needs Quality wins. I actually found myself pulling for FSU. I have a lot of respect for them.

On the other hand. Watching the gators make me sick. tebow looks like a fool when he goes crazy on the side lines. I can't stand it.

I know VT didn't look very good against Nebraska. They will be ready for us. Blacksburg is one of the toughest places to play in the country. If we pull this off this makes the Oklahoma HUGE. But one game at a time. Saturday can't come soon enough.

GO CANES []_[].

Florida's 3-0, against 0-3 Ch Southern, 1-2 Troy, and 1-2 Tenneseee. That is pathet-tic!!!!!!!

My top ten:
1. Texas
2. UF
3. Alabama
4. Boise State
5. Cal
6. Da U
7. Oklahoma
8. LSU
9. Ole Miss
10.Va Tech

Posted by: Fear DA U

Do you really think that Boise is better than the U?

#9 in the PA baby!!! Woooohoooo!

i was called a moron last year for being able to see who was the better qb, . herbal minded , canes junkie, troy.

who was it last week who compared marve to colt mccoy. i just read that and couldnt stop laughing. mccoy 2500 yards 68%passing , 29 tds to 7 picks his first year as a starter and a 10-3 record.
marve had 9 tds 13 ints, 1293 yards and 54%..
and a 6-5 record as a starter.


"Whoever it was that said Marve reminds them of a mixture of Kyle Wright and Kirby Freeman knows absolutely nothing about football. And do you remember Colt McCoy his redshirt freshmen year at Texas? He made the same mistakes as Marve and they are similar talents and where is Colt McCoy now??"

Posted by: Troy | December 05, 2008 at 10:29 AM

"U ARE SO WRONG.... MARVE HAS EVEN MORE POTENTIAL THAN COLT MCCOY... THIS WAS MARVE'S FIRST YEAR!!!... MCCOY NUMBERS AS A FRESHMAN WERE NOT GOOD... FOR THE LAST TIME I HOPE; IT TAKES TIME TO DEVELOP TALENT... PATIENCE CANE NATION"

Posted by: Herbal MInded aka HM | December 05, 2008 at 01:24 PM

(Herbal MInded aka HM and Troy) should be banned from posting on here for failure to check the stats and just plain football ignorance.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 03:19 AM

here is a production comparison between harris and marve. i compiled this before the nc state game. i broke down the play by play for the season and credited each qb's production for the drives they directed.

marve had 82 drives
marve directed 14 touchdowns and 11 field goals
37 punts (27- 3n Outs) and 11 interceptions


harris had 42 drives
harris directed 16 touchdowns and 6 field goals
16 punts (12- 3n Outs) and 4 interceptions

marve led the team to scores on 30% of his drives.
harris scored on 56% of his drives.

marve truly is comparable to kirby freeman and kyle wright. marve settles for fg's and harris finishes off drives with td's.

HARRIS IS THE FUTURE .
MARVE SHOULD BE THE PAST.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 03:38 AM

THEY SHOULD LET MARVE GO TO USF , SO WE CAN BOOST OUR DEFENSIVE STATS WITH INT'S. PLAYIN MARVE NEXT YEAR COULD DOUBLE OUR INT'S FROM 3 TO 6.
GO CANES ,
HAD JACORY STARTED ALL OUR GAMES WE WOULD BE 10-3 ACC CHAMPS AND PLAYING IN THE ORANGE BOWL.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 03:44 AM

MAYBE OUR DEFENSE WOULD LOOK BETTER IF MARVE DIDNT GO 3-N-OUT THE 1ST FOUR DRIVES EVERY GAME.
SINCE THE 3RD QUARTER OF THE TARHEEL GAME MARVE HAS THROWN 4 TD'S AND 12 PICKS. HE HOLDS THE BALL TO LONG AND LETS THE PLAY BREAK DOWN THEN SCRAMBLES FOR A SHORT GAIN OR TURNS THE BALL OVER. HE ALSO THROWS THE BALL TOO HARD WHEN IT'S NOT NEEDED (LACK OF TOUCH). HE KEYS ONE GUY AND LETS THE PLAY BREAK DOWN AND MAKES THE O-LINE LOOK BAD.

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE HARRIS GO "SHOTGUN, NO HUDDLE" 4 AND 5 WIDE ALL GAME CHANGING THOSE RECEIVERS OUT AND WEARING DOWN THE DEFENSE.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 03:55 AM

MARVE-PASSING STATS- 1293 YARDS, 9 TD'S, 13 INT'S, 54% COMP. (107.19) PASSER RATING.
RUSHING STATS- 59 CARRIES-119 YARDS- 2 TD'S, 2.0 YPC.
6 WINS 5 LOSSES AS STARTER.

HARRIS PASSING STATS- 1001 YARDS, 10 TD'S, 6 INT'S. 61% COMP. (129.46)PASSER RATING
RUSHING STATS- 40 CARRIES-108 YARDS- 2 TD'S,
2.7 YPC.
1-0 AS A STARTER

MARVE RANKS LAST AMONG STARTING QBS IN THE ACC IN PASSING EFFICIENCY . HARRIS RANKS 2ND BEHIND WILSON WITH A (129.46)RATING.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 04:13 AM

WHAT IF HARRIS HAD 80 DRIVES AND MARVE ONLY HAD 40 DRIVES. WHAT WOULD HARRIS STATS BE? WHAT WOULD OUR RECORD BE? MARVE HAS TWICE AS MANY DRIVES ON THE SEASON AS HARRIS DOES. YET THE ONLY THING HE LEADS HIM IN IS INT'S AND SLIGHTY IN YARDS. I REALLY HOPE HE LEAVES , RANDY WILL LOOK LIKE A COACHING GENIUS NEXT YEAR WITH JACORY STARTING.

Posted by: canethang | December 11, 2008 at 04:19 AM

Cant wait for the excUses to begin. They are coming soon! All this BS hype down here and Kool-Aid drinkers.
I agree you guys deserve to get a little excited since every sport both college and pro in South Florida really has been sorry, but you are overblowing your team. Sure the ACC is sorry and Miami is a mediocore team with a bad head coach. The losses and excUses are coming soon. Dont say I didnt warn you! Then we will be hearing the same ole same ole, NEXT YEAR. BAWAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAH
NEXT YEAR talk. Cant wait.

UM VS UF, IN BCS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THIS YEAR.
its very possible.

CANES #9!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 TOP TEN!!!!!

PS, Bryce Brown leaving UM was horrible. At least you have Lamar Miller. BAHWAHAHHAHAHAHAHA
BAHWHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHA

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