Two University of Miami football players who were instrumental in the Hurricanes'
30-21 victory Saturday at Clemson were honored Monday as Atlantic Coast Conference Players
of the Week.
Receiver Leonard Hankerson, a 6-3, 205-pound senior who graduated from Fort Lauderdale
St. Thomas Aquinas High, caught seven passes for a career-high 147 yards. He also had a
career-high three touchdowns (7-, 22- and 65 yards) in the first half.
Hankerson extended his streak to 17 consecutive games with a reception. He now has 15
career touchdowns, tying Brian Blades (1984-87) for sixth place all-time.
On the defensive side of the ball, sophomore tackle Marcus Forston, a 6-3, 305-pounder
out of Miami Northwestern High, had three tackles, a tackle-for-loss, quarterback hurry,
interception and shared in a sack Saturday.
Forston's first career interception led Miami to a touchdown to make it 20-14 in the
second quarter. Forston helped lead a UM defense that forced six turnovers and held
Clemson to seven points in the second half.
• The ACC announced Monday that the Oct. 16 Miami at Duke game will be at 1 p.m. and
can be seen on the Internet at ESPN3.com.
--SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN