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Bridgewater latest to 'de-commit' since firing

Miami Northwestern quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, one of the stars in the University of Miami's 2011 recruiting class before Randy Shannon was fired hours after the team's loss to South Florida on Nov. 27, said Monday he's no longer committed to the Hurricanes.

Teddy Bridgewater "I'm just going to keep my options open, see who the next coach is," said Bridgewater, a U.S. Army All-American who is considered the second-best dual-threat quarterback in the country by Rivals.com.

"I can't tell you what he's going to do," Bridgewater's mother, Rose Murphy, told The Miami Herald Monday night. "because I don't think he knows what he's going to do."

Murphy told The Miami Herald her son got a visit from UM assistants Wesley McGriff and Tim Harris Sr. last week. Murphy said she believes that's when her son told UM he was planning to take official trips to other schools and was going to re-open his recruitment.

Bridgewater, who threw for 2,606 yards and 22 touchdowns in 12 games this season, has become the third UM player since Shannon's firing to de-commit from the program. Albert Louis-Jean, a standout in Brockton, Mass. considered the 12th-best corner in the country by Rivals, and Vero Beach High offensive guard Marcus Jackson, considered 13th best at his position nationally by the same publication, were the first two players to de-commit after Shannon was fired.

The Hurricanes have four remaining commitments: Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas receiver Phillip Dorsett; Tampa Alonso High defensive end Anthony Chickillo; Miami Belen linebacker Nick Menocal and Milford Prep School (N.Y.) defensive back Jeremy Davis.

UM athletic director Kirby Hocutt said the day after Shannon was fired he would honor the seven commitments. UM is only expected to have between 15 and 16 scholarships available in its next signing class.

The Hurricanes canceled their first recruiting weekend scheduled for Dec. 10-11, but still have not canceled the following weekend. Several top-tier players including Rivals' No. 1-rated receiver George Farmer (Gardena, Calif.) and No. 2-rated offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio were supposed to visit UM this weekend. Those trips to Miami have yet to be rescheduled for later dates.

The day after Shannon was fired, Chickillo, an Under-Armour Army All-American, said he had 50 phone calls and text messages from other programs trying to scoop him up. He said he remains committed to UM, but wants to see who the Hurricanes hire as coach.

"I'm still committed," Dorsett said last Friday. "It's tough. But Miami has always been my dream school. They've always been loyal to me and I'll always be loyal to them. I'm a Hurricane at heart."

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Yes, Sean, you sick Pig. Happy as can be other than if you were to die of a heart attack after first having your legs cut off. YOu are a loser, now Gatard trash will sink back to it's mediocre tradition.

You though 7-5 was an aberration? It is only the beginning, Gatard trash.

SUCK IT, SEAN WILSON. DIE TONIGHT, YOU SICK PIG.

Urban Meyer is stepping down as Florida's head coach, sources have confirmed to Andy Staples

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/#ixzz17Y8UZlV8

Uh Oh, Urban Meyer just quit again!!!!

Where you at now Sean?

The Dade County public school system is a wreck. Most of the kids coming out of those High Schools just don't have the intellect to play at the major college level. For instance: Film study requires a decent level of inductive & deductive reasoning skill. Without it; you're just basically sitting in a room watching film of how the other team will be beating you on Saturday. You just can't break down the patterns and see the little things you need to see that help you beat the guy on the other side of the line of scrimmage.

Unfortunately, these kids just don't have it. That's not an indictment of the kids. If anything it's an indictment of the schools the poor kids have to attend. It's just a reality.

Good coaching can offset this in some instances, but by and large: football players have to have a modicum of intelligence to be developed.

Until we start taking charge of the national recruting scene once again; we will continue to flounder with highly talented kids who don't have the smarts to excel at the college level.

Where are the Ken Dorseys, the Warren Sapps, the Jim Kelly's, the Reggie Waynes, the Dan Morgans? Not in Miami; that's where.....

You commit to a school because you want to be a part of that school..you also like the coach, for whatever reason....but, if he decides not to come to UM, than he really didn't care too much about being a Hurricane.
Now, DORSETT sounds a bit more "grown up" to me...he's stated that he's always wanted to be a CANE, and that he's STILL COMING BECAUSE OF THAT REASON!
I honestly think some of these players that Randy recruited, are really soft...unlike Canes of the past/glory years.
Those Canes were nothing CLOSE to being soft. Randy's teams had no heart, no emotion...nothing....Randy was emotion-less, so were his players.
But, IF Teddy wants to wait to see "who UM hires" - what does that tell you?
Is he looking for a BLACK COACH ONLY? Is he looking for the coach's experience, etc?
A player should want to come to a school for the SCHOOL COLORS, NOT THE COLOR OF THE COACH'S SKIN!!
Mayve that's not the case with TB, but if it is, WHO NEEDS HIM...THAT'S WHAT I SAY!!

Turn on ESPN Piggy. Urban quit on you again!!!

Cuckoo..Cuckoo...Cuckoo!!!!!

Meds wont help this time!!!

IS BILLY D NEXT?

OR IS 5-7 NEXT?

GATARD TRASH, YOU CANNOT ESCAPE YOUR DESTINY. YOU HAD A GOOD,WHAT, 4 YEAR RUN. SEE YOU IN ANOTHER 100 YEARS.

BWAAHAHAHAHHA. THE TRAILER PARK IS ON FIRE.

ROACHES SEEN FLEEING EVERYWHERE.

LEACH IS NOT THE MAN, TRUST ME PEOPLE. You're n ot thinking, doing your homework.
He's a very, very strang guy, and he's only had that one spurt at TT....give it a rest.
He's not the man for the UM job.
UM has already stated that they don't want anyone with baggage...Leach has baggage, and he will bring more with him.
Also, don't think for one moment that Kirby isn't interviewing people for this job. SURE, it seems like no one is interested, right? WRONG! But, no coach at a school right now is going to say anything because he has recruits FOR THAT SCHOOL THAT HE DOESN'T WANT TO DE-COMMIT, so anyone who's interviewing is doing so privately, within the laws of the NCAA...no one is going to come out and just blurt: YES, I'M INTERESTED IN THE JOB AT MIAMI...I honestly think the coach is going to be the Coach from Connecticut...he's young, he's brought that program to their first BCS bowl game...he*l, they didn't have a football program, Division One, until just a few years ago.
We'll see....I'm glad UM is waiting...they're spending a lot of $$$ on this new coach, and they want someone who is going to stay for at least awhile, not bolt for the NFL in three years!!

Meyer out at Florida throws a wrench in the Dan Mullen plan. Mullen is going to Florida.

I hate to write this, but the Florida job is more appealing than Miami. Local fanbase, on-campus stadium, and SEC. That trumps anything we have right now.

We need to get a good candidate and turn things around. There's opportunity down here, we just need a personality to take advantage of it.

YEAH, FLORIDA IS REALLY APPEALING. THE SELF-ABSORBED FAN BASE HAS RUN OFF THREE COACHES IN 9 YEARS. IT RAN OFF A LEGEND, A GREAT RECRUITER AND A COACH WHO WON 2 TITLES IN 3 YEARS.

NO ONE WILL TOUCH THAT TRAILER PARK. IT IS BACK TO MEDIOCRITY FOR ANOTHER 100 YEARS, GATARD TRASH.

WILL THE LAST PERSON TO LEAVE THE TRAILER PARK CLOSE THE LID ON THE GARBAGE DUMPSTER?

Well, do U, no Coach U ?

Posted by: Ur the Notre Dame of the South, Minus the fan base ... | December 07, 2010 at 06:24 PM

no Coach U? Are you talking about the Canes or the Gators, you sick, racist, obsessed, hatefilled, illogical, diseased troll with mother issues?

Karma has looked upon your sick attacks, and decidd to come down hard on you, slimeball.

Gainesville makes list of 25 smartest cities
by Chad Smith

ADDAZIO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yep, Urban Meyer and Sean Wilson left town together in a pink Kia, and the towns IQ doubled!

Who is the new head coach of the Gators again?

ADDAZIO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They didn't run him off...the guy doesn't have what it takes to be a head coach. He should go back to Utah.

CONFIRMED …Urban Meyer Steps Down as The University of Florida’s Head Coach … Happy Cane Fans ?

Mullen is Next …

Posted by: SOLDY | December 08, 2010 at 02:20 PM

Are you still here under multiple names, spewing your racist hatred? Then no, we are not happy. Your obituary will make us happy, sicko.

Jimbo Fisher, the coach of the Big 3 schools with the most Seniority.

Shocking.

Sean Wilson, the troll of the Big 3 schools with the most busted jeans.

Understood.

Can we recap, please:

1. 'Bama beat down;
2. Billy Gonzalez post-it resignation shows no respect for nutjob Urban;
2. Miami(OH) puke job;
3. 7-5;
4. Dan McCarney says, "this Gainesville place is a dump. I'm outy."
5. Nutjob Urban says, "Dan, wait for me."
6. Gatard Trash Nation implodes. will not be seen or heard from for another 100 years.

Those gaturd trolls were all over the place yesterday. Where are you now? Douchebags!!!

Funny, just a week ago he was burning up Chickallo's cell phone.

Should be nice seeing Addazio coaching in the Outback bowl. lol

He was only good with Tebow. Only a player like Tebow or Cam Newton can run Dan Mullen's offense. The secret left, now he does. Trying to keep his name in good standing.

Sean, will you burn your jorts in protest? Will you never again buy Natural Light beer?

What is the over/under on days before you start posting here again?

I bet it is the day Miami names its coach. You will rip on him no matter who it is.

You read it here first. Sean will do exactly this.

Sick lil' Piggy.

Hmmmmmmmmmmm, 2 Crystal Footballs and 2 Conference Rings since 2006, while Ur 20-22 verses deecent out of Conference and ACC teams ... Minus 3 Duke and 2 Wake wins, that would be a 15 and 22 record since 2007. Wanna talk about 2005 n 2006 ? Thought not.

So yeah, pretty good return on that investment up in Title Town, wouldn't U agree?

Posted by: Ur Next 4 Years? Fiddy/Fiddy At Best... But's That's U | December 07, 2010 at 12:16 PM

Hmmmmmmmmmmm....and now it's all gone! You think 7-5 was bad. Wait until next year! UFelony losers!!! 5 will always be greater than 3. Please do something we haven't already!

GO CANES!!!

NOT-CONFIRMED:

Dan Mullen will be the next GrayTurd coach.

And you thought 7 and 5 was bad!

Kind of glad Urban is gone. I didn't want Mullen down here. No gimmicky BS offenses. They can keep the dive play and jump pass

Kurty Hurty told Joe Rose this morning that he has been contacted by an couple of very big names regarding the UM job.

He told Joe on air who they were and Joe agreed yes they are very big names.

Sissy sid rosenberg sucks!

Sean? Sean? Where are you, lil' Piggy? Haven't seen a post by you, or Curse, or Soldy in, what, 10 minutes. Are you still digesting the Gatard implosion?

Are you saving your good material for when the Canes name a coach?

You are so predictable, Sean 'The Pig' Wilson.

Well all you fans who called for Shannon's head are now seeing the fallout. Now with Meyer stepping down, guess which school will get the top available coach. As much as I hate the Gayturds, it won't be us. Get ready for a 2nd rate coach.

Posted by: Ur Next 4 Years? Fiddy/Fiddy At Best... But's That's U | December 07, 2010 at 12:16 PM

Actually, that UF, you disgusting obsessed blog terrorist. I bet you are hiding in a hole Saddam style, you pathetic loser.

Oooh, Storm Debris, so clever. Is that a warning shot across the bow? You dumb Gatard dope. You really think a school that runs off 3 coaches in 9 years, two of which were National Championship winning coaches, is a prime gig? Despite all the facilities, money and resources, they couldn't keep the Gatard trash fans happy. Their next coach will be a Zooker type holding the fort until the next messiah comes along.

Unfortunately, this is only the beginning of the implosion for Gatard trash. Recruits will bail, players will transfer. It is going to be ugly, in all its beauty, if that makes any sense.

Sorry to burst your bubble, Storm Debris, you dope.

Storm Debris. What an idiot gaturd troll. Too predictable piggy. You think that cane fans are going to believe that one opening at the trailer park is going to ruin any coaching possiblilities for us. Please. Go back to spraypainting walls about Addazio.

In my opinion the "U" just got handed a gift with Meyers exit. If Holcutt can get a coach with a name behind him the "U" could make the big splash all us fans are looking for. I hate to say it but FSU must be loving life right about now. FSU may be the biggest winners in all this mess. Time is ticking. I think its safe to say that Mullen is now going to UF.

Well, I was right. Urban quit again before Billy D.

Billy D, you're on the clock!

Urban Meyer gone! This makes it likely that Mullen and his pop-gun offense return to Gainesville.

It also competes with UM's search for a head coach. UF has many features that the Canes do not: on campus stadium, strong fan base, while the U has a major city and a strong recruiting pool in Dade County, but with fans who will support a winner only. An on campus stadium could change the latter issue in a positive direction, but that is a wish for now.

Nonetheless, the UF program has been more prominent by far in the last several years under Meyer (tough to say, but true).

So, it might take a coach with an urban and more dynamic style who embraces a city like Miami to come to the U. Or, a fiery assistant on his way up who embraces a challenge and a diverse set of circumstances, in other words, a true champion.

This could mean that an early coaching announcement for the UM would involve an assistant at the college or NFL level. Or a "bigger" bowl-bound name might not emerge until after the bowl season.

Oddly, as one writer noted here, it is FSU that now embraces program stability!

Hope the UF situation does not stop the Canes from getting who they need as HC. UM must make a fairly loud splash and move to the next level of success with the new HC.

Let's start by matching (at least) ND in intensity. Because, the Canes seem to have better talent, it will be about Heart, and a great opportunity to set the tone for the program going forward. GO CANES! GO KIRBY!

MSU is as we speak giving Mullen a very nice contract extension, as they know what just happened. I'd be suprised if he left. To me this just takes another coach off the market for the U, because UF can throw more $$$ at them than we can.

Addazio hopes the Gatards hire the next coach "interiorally."

Maybe, they can scan the curriculum and find the student who go the highest grade in "Starcraft" since that seems to be a class any self-respecting university would offer.

2010 is a year to forget, Gatards. Unfortunately, it is only the beginning. Your arrogance begets the massive dumping you are receiving. Just ask Emmitt.

URBAN MEYER...KING OF THE QUITTING COWARDLY GATORS!!!

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH...THE GATORS RUN AND HIDE UNDER THE BED.

A 106 YEAR TRADITION OF LOSING, CHEATING AND COWARDICE.

URBAN LIAR........LMAO

Ho, ho, ho...I got some surprise presents for U:

Why not bring back RS in the U picture since U fired him unjustifiably? Who lets go anybody under six years on a football job?

Why not interview Denny Green and Ty Willingham, both proven commodities?

Why not turn up the heat on KH? If he doesn't make the right choice now, then he's next.

Ho, ho, ho....

Ho, ho, ho...Bring back Jimmy J., bring back RS.

'Cool Douche:

is that all you have? Everything? You took the time to sit, log on and post that? Horrible. Absolutely horrible.

While your Gatard Nation is getting pounded, imploding, and crapped upon, you come up with some nonsense about re-hiring Randy?

Wow, I always thought Gatard trash was stupid but you have removed all doubt. Call Machen to get your tuition money back. That diploma is worthless.

Posted by: Sean Wilson STFU Please | December 08, 2010 at 03:45 PM

looks like they hate sean on gator clause too!

What a douche!

well that means mullens going back to UF for the HC job...

The U needs to think outside the box. I would go after Chad Pennington for head coach. He has so much football knowledge and with his bum shoulder is sure to retire from pro ball this year. And he is already in town.

Sean, I know you are reading this, Do you ever get the idea that you are a loser douchebag?

How much are you paying Meyer again? Seems to me that money would have been better spent making sure Mullen didn't take the REAL playbook to Miss State!

ADDAZIO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted by: The Gipper | December 07, 2010 at 07:32 PM

Gipper, you couldn't have said it better. The combination of Mullen and Timmy Tebow was the secret behind the success at UF. Meyer was a decent recruiter though. He did have trouble with the 30+ arrests but with the assistance of Timmy's shining light, he could cover up his players bad behavior. No longer though. it seems the pressure of having to coach without Mullen and Timmy and the others who left was too much for Urban. There's not enough medication to take that pressure away.

Tisk Tisk

The only thing that would've made more sense would've been for Urban to announce his decision yesterday (Pearl Harbor day) since he torpedo'd the hopes of gaturdnation.

Posted by: Rick | December 08, 2010 at 04:51 PM

Thats one dumb suggestion. He might make a good coach one day but he has no experience at all.

i like how during the season there were all these people clamoring for whipple to run the football more because we had a big powerful offensive line and 6 great runningbacks...

and the proposed solution by these idiots?

hire mike leach!

its amazing to me that some of you people can be so incredibly inept...



URBAN MEYER...KING OF THE QUITTING COWARDLY GATORS!!!

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH...THE GATORS RUN AND HIDE UNDER THE BED.

A 106 YEAR TRADITION OF LOSING, CHEATING AND COWARDICE


Ho, ho, ho...I got some surprise presents for U:

Why not bring back RON ZOOK--THE OLE ZOOKER in the UF picture since UF fired him unjustifiably? Who lets go anybody under six years on a football job?

Why not interview Denny Green and Ty Willingham, both proven commodities?

Why not turn up the heat on that nimrod FOLEY, anothe gator cowardly twit? If he doesn't make the right choice now, then he's next.

Ho, ho, ho....you cowards...30 years of hiding from the Canes...ho,ho,ho

How bout a new blog topic?

MANNY needs to do a story campaigning for harbaugh and butch and in the process quell all this stupid momentum for the hiring of mike leach...

I would love seeing Butch come back but I dont think they will do it. It pi$$ed them off when he left before.

Hope I'm wrong though.

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