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Forston, "Hank," honored by ACC


   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

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Forston cradled that ball well, in spite of the OLineman crashing into him.

And Folks giving Jacory a hard time for throwing deep need to remember that Hankerson wouldn't get those TDs if we only throw shallow. For those that said this team had no NFL talent (like you know who), it sure looks like Spence and Bosher and Hankerson are proving you wrong.


in need of game tickets for FSU. only bought FAMu since i'm moving.. any big hearted Cane Fans want to hook up a fellow cane?

in need of game tickets for FSU. only bought FAMu since i'm moving.. any big hearted Cane Fans want to hook up a fellow cane?

The only person saying canes have no talent is the idiot curse of art kehoe. The rest of canes fanes though miami had nfl talent most of it is jrs. or redshirt sophmores. Ryan hill should be a 4th or 5th round pick if he keeps up his level of play. Alan bailey is a first round talent, Hankerson is working his way into a first round pick. Berry is a a3rd or 4th round talent at rb. This team has alot of talent now. All canes fans know shannon took a team with little to no nfl talent and retooled by taken back the state of miami. Lets face it coker though ti was better to recruit nationally instead of locally and shananon changed that. We need our qb to be safer with the ball. I have no issue throwing deep I have an issue throwing deep into double coverage as he did to benjamin. Oh curse has like 10 diffrent names he posts under some pretending to be a canes fan asking for randy to be fired. of course he wants randy fired he can tell that miami is headed to elite status while his gators are headed to mediocre.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/08/01/1755497/fiu-sports-coverage-is-at-the.html

Quijote: Pete, what’s your perspective on that? If UM loses to PITT, and then FIU beats them… how would the national media, local media, and UM’s bandwagon fan base react. Your thoughts?

a reference to pete the pied piper pelegrin …
the former herald propagandist …
who worked for florida international before working for florida international…

WALK THE PLANK

Despite how some media lavished praise on the Coral Gables school's win against Pitt last Thursday, Pitt is not as bad as they looked against the CG school.
-- pete the pied piper pelegrin

U 31 - armpitt 3
you 17 - armpitt 44

get it through your thick head …
not our peer …
not our rival …
in fact, f-i-u-don’t-matter …
no matter how often you click the recommend icon or cry your eyes out in an orchestated effort to game the herald …

CRY ME A RIVER

Hankerson plays like he has something to prove...

Forston had a great game, but is it odd that Brandon Harris didn't get Defensive Player of the week?

Are we still leading in tackles for a loss? I know we had a bunch against Clemson, including the Brandon Harris big play.....

ease up on j12. hes doing good

JH12 first int was not thrown into dbl coverage. He did fail to notice the safety.. People, people, people, please stop the crap about the guy just throwing floaters all game. That is simply not true.

I checked, and YES, we are still leading in tackles for a loss, and are improving on turnover ratio as well.

I like Harris alot, but my thing is why don't we use Byrd or Hank on those deep routes instead of the undersize Benjamin. Coaches wakeup. Also, why don't we throw wideout and running back screens? When was the last time we ran a screen? Coaching is important wakeup Ripple.

Can't wait 2 get back into my club level seats at Sun Life. THE BEST GAME this past week, besides the UM win, was watching the Gayturds loose to Bama. BUT, it wasn't the lose, it was by how much they lost. All my UM friends turned into Bama fans for that game. AFTER, it's all UM, all day, everyday, anywhere. GO CANES. Proud of this group. Keep it going.

Speaking of the Bama game, anyone notice that our IDs are not being stolen to threaten our head coach today?

Has the Bandwaggon Gator Troll finally been banned? That would make a nice trifecta.

Canes win,
Gators lose,
Troll removed.

Even two of three is pretty good....

Miami 37
FSU 20

Miami 53, FSU 17

About Benjamin on the deep routes, most of the time his man can't stick with him, however, J12's long balls stay in the air a bit too long for the safety to move over and get to it.

Hank was getting the deep balls thrown his way but I'm not sure about Byrd. In fact, Byrd has always been the third option on deep routes behind Hankerson and Benjamin... that dates back to last year as well.

Congrats Hanks and Forston. Spence and Harris(Brandon) could have easliy gotten it to. Lamar Miller is going to have a big game along with Ray Ray. Aldaruis, Figs, and Chase Ford need to tighten up. Manny can we please get an explanation from coach Aubrey Hill as to why all the recievers looks years behind Hankerson because it sounds like this Duper dude needs to be making Aubreys salary or some recievers migh need to get benched for Thompkins and Streeter who i know are just waiting to get there oppurtunity. Benching makes players step there game up the next time they get an oppurtunity and this is the U. Dont perform up to expectation and the guy behind you will take your position. What happened to those days and and i thought that competion was suppose to make guys like Aldarius be scared to DEATH to drop a ball...

Wow, a whole two days without racist hatred out of Trailerville. The Gators losing makes for a much better world....

THE THING I MOST ADMIRE ABOUT MARCUS, IS THAT HE'S LOOKING MORE LIKE THE PLAYER HE WAS WHEN HE ATTENDED MIAMI NORTHWESTERN. HE ALWAYS HAD THAT BIG SMILE AND THAT LOOK OF CONFIDENCE, THAT MANY PLAYERS DON'T SHOW. I HAVE NOW BEGAN TO SEE THAT MORE ON THE SIDE LINE. GOOD JOB. MARCUS. GOD BLESS YOU. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. LEONARD. WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS WHAT YOU'VE MEANT TO THE UM AND THEIR SUCCESS. YOU WHERE SO THOROUGHLY DOMINATING IN THE CLEMSON GAME UNTIL I FOUND MY SELF LAUGHING AT HOW OPEN YOU WERE, YOU REMINDED MINDED ME OF STREETER WHEN MIAMI NORTHWESTERN PLAYED IN DALLAS TEXAS AGAINST SOUTH LAKE CARROL. I WAS LAUGHING ALSO AT HOW OPEN HE WAS. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. GOD BLESS YOU. AMOS 9:13 PSALMS 112:3

J12 is in a pro style offense. Which means he dont throw to a particular receiver. He is TAUGHT to throw to a particular SPOT the receiver is suppose to be. It is the receivers responsibility to run the route correctly and physically. Yes some of his deep balls are floaters some are dead on with the receiver catching them in stride( see clemson game with Hankerson). Sometimes it is hard to throw a good deep ball with a 240+ defender crashing into your ribs or legs. J12 is the best quarterback for the job. When Mallet was throwing int's with his strong arm and NFL type body and the game on the line. I bet his fans was not talking about him or his coaches who seem to to take their foot off the pedal, the way our so called never played football before fans talk.The canes are improving week in week out. J12 is as good as they come with his young offensive line. Just play well enough to win a conference title and BCS game this year. Now next year when our offensive line has a year under their belt, then you no football playing fans can have your blow outs week in an week out. But what rerally gets under my skin is where did you fans come from. Miami is a private school. Who was awful until miami started recruiting INNER CITY kids. Now I can tell by some of your comments that some of these fans did not go to a private school or have ANY ties to these innercity kids. So why are you CANES fans if all you do is complain???? My family member was instrumental in the building of DA U. His name and face is all over the documentary and the UM record books.I got more pics of myself and former and current players and their families than anyone one on here. My family and myself love what Coach Shannon is doing with this program. So roll with us or get rolled the freak over!!!

i second the motion Swaggalikus..... i grew up watching the U prior to Jim Kelly arriving and the west boys and all those inner city player.... they started what is now looked upon as a Dinasty.Now some of you try and looked down on them. This University is foever in debt to these young me who created the swagg that is envied around the world. So you fake fans. chill out and enjoy the ride!

Dont give a crap if he throws 100 int's ...just keep choppin wood J12! you are the man.

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