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Golden brings over three Temple assistants

UM officially announced the hiring of former Temple defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio, defensive line coach Jethro Franklin and defensive backs coach Paul Williams Thursday afternoon. The trio will be allowed to recruit this week thanks to an NCAA waiver.

The three new coaches will not be allowed to partake in coaching activities until after UM's bowl game on Dec. 31.

Mark D'Onofrio D'Onofrio, 41, Franklin, 45, and Williams, 39, led an Owls defense that was the best in the MAC and ranked 17th nationally in total defense during the 2010 campaign. The defense also ranked 14th nationally in pass defense, 15th in pass efficiency defense and 16th in scoring defense.

Williams brings 15 years of collegiate coaching experience to the Hurricane staff and has been with Golden and D'Onofrio since the inception at Temple. Under his guidance, Temple defensive backs earned All-MAC honors on four occasions, including two-time honoree and 2010 senior Jaiquawn Jarrett.

Franklin, a 19-year coaching veteran, joins UM after successful stints with three teams in the NFL (Houston Texans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Green Bay Packers) as well as stops at USC and Temple over the last decade. While at USC in 2005, defensive ends Lawrence Jackson and Frostee Rucker were All-Pac-10 first teamers, while Rucker (third round) and LaJuan Ramsay (sixth round) were NFL draft picks.

"We are very fortunate to announce the addition of these three coaches," Golden said in a statement released by the school. "Their passion and desire for excellence matches that of the Miami fan base, alumni and stakeholders. I felt it was important that they be able to hit the ground running and start recruiting immediately. The NCAA waiver gave us that opportunity and should be tremendous benefit.

Jethro Franklin "On a personal note, they are great friends and coaches that I respect tremendously. They know the type of program we want to run - on and off the field - and could not be more excited about joining the proud tradition at The U."

Current Miami assistant coaches Rick Petri (defensive line), Wesley McGriff (defensive backs) and John Lovett (defensive coordinator) will remain in a coaching capacity through the 2010 Hyundai Sun Bowl against Notre Dame on Dec. 31, but none of the three will be retained after the bowl game.

According to the statement released by UM, Golden has not made any other formal decisions on his 2011 coaching staff at this point.

Golden also announced the hiring of Tom Deahn to the role of Director of Football Operations and Ryan McNamee to the role of Director of Player Development. Deahn and McNamee both filled the same role with Golden at Temple.

Corey Bell and Cindy Abraham-Garcia both departed from the UM staff after serving in the operational capacities the last four years.

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I like the Defensive Line coach!! I just feel bad for these Seniors for next year!! They have had like 3 different coordinators counting these guys!! But I like the hires!! I have a feeling Whipple might be around next year though!

This is exactly what Randy Shannon needed. a consistant staff to bring in with him. he had to build one at a top teir school when he should of built one somewhere else then came here.

I hope we keep Barrow, Stoutland because They are Key to Recruiting South Florida.

I'm pretty damn sure Whipple will be back. At least I hope he won't.

I meant Won't be back

Whipple is already gone, but I am curious about who we hire for the offense

This article - with a few words moved around - looks very much like what was found earlier on HurricanSports.com.

Great hires. GO CANES!

Perhaps the author can do his/her job and not just copy someone else's work.

if randy didnt get fired he was going change out most of his staff and coaches at the end of the year, so some of thoes guys would have been gone anyway

whipple should have been the first one to go!

Defense did pretty good this year. They gave up a bunch of homerun plays but then again they forced alot of to's. We really didn't face an outstanding passing team, so the db's stats may be a little misleading. We just plain need more studs on that side of the ball, especially up front. We just don't have anybody day in and day out who is relaible.

letting Petri go is a huge mistake!!

canesalltheway, could you explain your backround so we all know what makes you such an expert on why Petri should stay? The entire blog is waiting to hear your line of b.s.

canesalltheway is right. petri is a good coach and a master technician. he improved the D line a lot this year. why do u think our sacks and TFL numbers are way high. for them to be any better, they have to mature 1 more year, like next year. which they will. as for the secondary, they were lights out this year; #1 secondary in the nation. if no one threw against them much was because they were on the man tight. so it made quarterbacks hold the ball longer, which in turn created more sacks and TFLs.

ask olivier Vernon why! know your role...why do u think our sacks are up and lead the nation in tackles for loss!!! Petri is the truth!

Dont give him credit for the pass defense. The reason the pass defense numbers looked so good is because we couldnt stop the run and that all starts up front with the defensive line. The entire defensive staff let this team down. Thats all well and good that we had more sacks and TFL but when you follow that up for a 15 yard run for a 1st down then what the hell good did it do. Petri was part of the problem, not part of the solution

The PSU job is going to come open in the next two years. He wont leave Miami at that time and there will be plenty of coaches for them to choose from. After 5 years when he's built Miami back up then I'll start to worry about him bolting but less than a week after he got here is not the time to fret my little pets. This thing is about to get going full steam ahead and the future is bright.

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Posted by: 3G Cane | December 16, 2010 at 11:01 AM

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Well, U got at least one thing right 3G Candy Cane ... It'll be this time next year when Jo Pa says he'll be done after 2012.

Fisher and Muschamp will then bury U in recruiting. Kids will know the real deal and set U back to the 70's talent wise... But Goldie says that Duh U is a "destination" job right? Yup, destined to move on to a real College Football program is what he meant and will do. But, by all means U blind delusional clucks, deny, deny, deny. It's Ur past and Ur destiney.

Well, U got at least one thing right 3G Candy Cane ... It'll be this time next year when Jo Pa says he'll be done after 2012.

Fisher and Muschamp will then bury U in recruiting. Kids will know the real deal and set U back to the 70's talent wise... But Goldie says that Duh U is a "destination" job right? Yup, destined to move on to a real College Football program is what he meant and will do. But, by all means U blind delusional clucks, deny, deny, deny. It's Ur past and Ur destiney.

Posted by: Penn State On Line One Coach Golden | December 16, 2010 at 06:42 PM
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After 5 years when he's built Miami back up.

Posted by: 3G Cane | December 16, 2010 at 11:


5 years huh ? I thought Ur Tards were are beating Ur chests crowing how U were the most talented team in the Nation last year and will be next year? How's that working out for U ?

Back up to what the next 5 years ? 9-3, 8-4, 7-5 ? And watching the Conference and BCS 'Ship games on TV again like the last 8 years ?

I also know how to copy a post

Posted by: Cut@Copy | December 16, 2010 at 06:50 PM

Imitation is the highest form of truthful flattery ...

The reason the pass defense numbers looked so good is because we couldnt stop the run and that all starts up front with the defensive line.

wtf r u talking about? even though we gave up some long runs, the general defense was lighs out. if we didnt have those long runs we would be #1 not 16. defensive line helps out the d backs and vice versa.if i have a long run, i will more likely blame it on line 2: the line backers being out of position if they are not blitzing.

well according to the players, petri was the reason they got better....and thats all that matters...know your role and shut ur mouth ha ha

I like to copy peoples posts then comment on them but when you do it to me I get upset

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5 years huh ? I thought Ur Tards were are beating Ur chests crowing how U were the most talented team in the Nation last year and will be next year? How's that working out for U ?

Back up to what the next 5 years ? 9-3, 8-4, 7-5 ? And watching the Conference and BCS 'Ship games on TV again like the last 8 years ?

Posted by: Ur Already Back... Right Where U Belong And Will Stay... Mediocrity | December 16, 2010 at 06

So what some of you are saying is that our defensive performance against FSU was OK with you. Our defensive staff should have been fired after that game !!

I really hope Whipple doesn't stick around. The offense has regressed back to where it was under Patrick Nix. Yikes!

NigerianCane, did you really just say if we didnt give up those big runs we would have the #1 defense? You are even dumber then I thought. You have to be a FU fan with that kind of logic

even though we gave up some long runs, the general defense was lighs out. if we didnt have those long runs we would be #1 not 16.

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Do U even have the slightest idea how stupid that sounds and U are ?

Here's one just for U... If Shannon, the defensive genius, had not lost the games that he should have won the last two years... The Canes would have Two ACC 'Ship Rings and had a chance to play for a BCS Ring.

The D.T.'s SUCKED ! D.E.'s were decent but had zero depth. Combine that with NO interior L.B. play at all and Safties that could not tackle. Other than that, they could have been the # 1 College D. in Fansaty Football.

Join the rest of us in reality NigeianCane.

You are even dumber then I thought. You have to be a FU fan with that kind of logic

Posted by: Know Your Role | December 16, 2010 at 07:06 PM

Nope ... He's all Urs.

I'm the dumb Gator ... But I keep it real.

GET A CLUE...DICK LICK...

Know Your Role, know your place dumb isht. we r talking apples & oranges. u bring up 1 bad game, i'm talking about the whole defense for the season.by the way, i was in school at the U with waren sapp, rohan marley, michael barrow, randal hill, lamar thomas, syee tucker et all. WATCH YOUR MOUTH BOY, AND DONT EVER QUESTION MY PEDIGREE, FOOL.

CANDY, a #16 rated defense out of a 100+ div 1 defenses is lights out. your comparism with randy's performance is moronic and border on retardation. you can break down line play and say the the ends were better than tackles. thats a whole different arguement. but to discount the performance of a defensive front that produced multiple sacks and TFLs as irrelevant or to not give them there 'props' for adding to the #16 rating paints you as bitter, idiotic, and just plain ignorant. buzz off!

MY FELLOW CANE HOMIES... RELAX. READ EACH OTHERS COMMENTS WITH AN OPEN MIND

Sure you were. Just another lie on top of every other lie you have told on here. Oh and by the way its spelled Nigerian and not Nigeian. You kind of lose alot of cred when you dont even know how to spell your own name.

Lots of trash in the comments. Lots of people that don't know anything about football but think they do.

The defense was well below average this year. The DL underachieved. That is where our highest ranked recruits land. Bailey should have been murdering people every game. Vernon was by far our best DE and had to split time.

LBs are horribly inconsistent. We had some horrible luck with recruits not panning out. However, Spence is the size of a safety and can only make plays when he is in space on the edge. He did improve a lot from last year though. McCarthy took a huge step back from last year and was horribly inconsistent. I don't even know who the other LB was because he had no impact.

CBs did a great job. I like Ryan Hill's physicality. Harris is 1st Rd NFL talent. Van Dyke was okay. The rest need to improve quickly.

Safety were horrible. Out of position, bad tacklers, etc.

As mentioned, making 1 play out of 3 does not a good defense make. You have to string 3 plays together and get off the field on 3rd down.

u r such a child....sorry, i meant a retarded child. what lie have i told? i've never seen u on the blog, nor talk to you. i present an arguement based on a fact (our rating). where is the lie in that. i'm not going into argument with you. fans are fans irrespective of if they went to the school or not. otherwise, i would ask if you,ve ever even been to miami. like i told you before,
WATCH YOUR MOUTH BOY, AND DONT EVER QUESTION MY PEDIGREE.

Muschump will quit twice before Golden ever leaves.

It is your MO, Gatard trash.

troy, you are looking at the glass 1/2 full while u see it 1/2 empty. for you to say, it is below average, i assume you compare it with the cane defenses of yesteryears. we are a #16 defense. we improved on sacks, TFL and interceptions. as for Collin, be fare to him. he's an outside backer that played in the middle this year; his 1st time ever. so when you say he took a step back, clarify; as a middle line backer or outside backer.

I really hope Whipple doesn't stick around. The offense has regressed back to where it was under Patrick Nix. Yikes!

Posted by: J.T. | December 16, 2010 at 07:01 PM
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Are you serious? WOW!!!

Ok slappy you want facts heres your facts. You love how the defense had so many sacks, and since they go against rush yards we should have a stout defense against the run mr.liar.
FAMU-52 yards...its famu
OSU-181 yards...ouch
Pitt-128 yards...not great when you consider we sacked him at least 5 times
Clemson-162 yards..ouch
FSU-298 yards....oh yeah
Duke 105 yards...and they cant run the ball
N.C.- 149 yards...down to #3 RB
Cavs-185 yards....yawn
Maryland-96 yards...finally under 100
G.T-308 yards...oops
V.T.-251 yards...nice going
USF- 135 yards...no QB

Youre right Mr. know everyone in the program, Petri had that DL performing at a top notch level. No wonder why that Gator guy comes in here and blasts nimrods like you. Any other lies you have lined up for us?

cane fans are full of hyperbole. there is no B+ with them. its either A+ or nothing. you can strive for A+ sure. but you dont sell the farm because you get a B+

Is it just me or does this entire Teddy Bridgewater saga remind you of Bryce Brown? Either he wants to be a Cane or he doesn't.

If he doesn't....let's move on. Its hard to fathom that the lure of being a legendary Cane carries a little bit more weight than being a legendary Bull.

I'm pretty pumped about Golden so far. No time wasted. Let's go Canes!!!

CANDY, a #16 rated defense out of a 100+ div 1 defenses is lights out

Posted by: NigeianCane | December 16, 2010 at 07:23 PM

And Muschamp's D. was # 7 overall on a 5-7 Texas team this year and what did that get him ?

... Oh yeah, the best Head Coaching Job in College Football ... Nevermind.


btw-

OSU - 181 rushing

Clem.- 162 rushing

FSU - 298 rushing

UNC - 150 rushing

Vir. - 185 rushing

G.Tech- 308 rushing

V.Tech- 251 rushing

USF- 150 rushing

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DONT EVER QUESTION MY PEDIGREE, FOOL.

Those are the facts U blind Mutt. And it wasn't just ONE game that Miami was handled at the line of scrimmage on the Defensive side of the ball. Glad U went to school there and watch all those great players play back in the day in the OB. I just hope U learned more in the classroom than U did watching the present kids in the box D. the Canes rolled out there this year. DT's and Inside LB play SUCKED !

Don't forget to turn out the lights when Ur done.

KYR, u r such a frigging tool. i could break down all the stats you just put up. but i have a hot Asian chick with legs wide open lieing in bed, waiting for me. i will leave you with talking like a 4th grader on the blog and playing with your 'wee wee.' get a life, grow up and grow a pair. good rediance!

Get rid of Aubrey Hill... he can't teach a kid how to catch a cold. Petri should have stayed. Or Shannon as D-Cord.

Posted by: So, Who Plays Inside Next Year? Bet They'll Be Great Right NigeianCane ? | December 16, 2010 at 07:56 PM

by your rational because we were not successful, we should can them all including the o line coach (stoutland), right? effin nincompoop!

Muskrat Love is alive and well in trailerville. The only thing that will improve over the next five years in trailerville will be the sales of spraypaint. You think you have problems now trailernation, wait till you try implementing a proset offense after years of the gimmicky mickey mouse-set.

Until the paint is purchased and we all can have a good laugh, go back to celebrating the nosepicking and jort wearing on gator clause

UFelony job sucks. Ask Steve Spurrier.

Gainesville is a dump. Great jobs aren't located in trailerparks.

Spence is the size of a safety and can only make plays when he is in space on the edge.

Posted by: Troy | December 16, 2010 at 07:35 PM

Finally some Cane logic. Great points all. But what's this talk of Spence moving to the middle that's going around ? Better keep the Ambulance running on the sidelines.

Yeah I Know Cane fan... MLB CAIN is the next Ray Lewis.

Just like Ray Ray is the next ... (deleted do to complete lack of respect of # 26 perfection)

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btw - U done yet NigeianCane ? U legend in Ur own mind.

What drives a person to post negative garbage on 'Cane blogs?

Go away.

Negeian Cane or however youre going to spell your name today, I thought you said you were done today and had some pillow you had to go mess up. Dont tell us you lied again. Do you know what the truth is anymore?

No wonder why that Gator guy comes in here and blasts nimrods like you. Any other lies you have lined up for us?

Posted by: Know Your Role | December 16, 2010 at 07:48 PM

That would be me ... Thank you very little.

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