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Canes lose LB Buchanan for the season, DT Robinson reinstated, plus news & notes from Sunday's talk with Golden

The Miami Hurricanes defense took another big hit Sunday, a day after Kansas State ran all over them in a 52-13 loss in Manhattan.

Starting weakside linebacker Ramon Buchanan, a fifth-year senior, has been lost for the season after re-injuring his right knee, which cost him the final eight games of last season -- UM coach Al Golden announced during his Sunday press conference.

Buchanan suffered the injury according to Golden when his knee got caught underneath him "and then a pile fell backwards on him.” Golden said he isn't sure if Buchanan or UM will seek a medical redshirt and a sixth-year of eligibility.

"That's something we're looking into. But I'd hate to comment without knowing," Golden said. "I’m terribly upset for the young man. He’s put in a lot into it. So that’s tough.”

Buchanan recorded 10 tackles in two games in his fifth year. Golden said juniors Jimmy Gaines and Tyrone Cornileus are expected to compete for Buchanan's starting spot.

“Jimmy has made some progress,” Golden said. “He’s starting to play more snaps and feel healthier. Jimmy will certainly be in the mix there. Gionni Paul has to come through for us and Thurston Armbrister continues to make progress for us and of course Tyrone has been playing over there with Buck. Obviously Tyrone’s going to get a chance to be a starter, he’ll probably compete with Jimmy Gaines, but we need all of these guys to step up for sure.”

> On the positive side, defensive tackle Luther Robinson, suspended for the Kansas State game for what Golden said Sunday was "conduct detrimental" to the team, has been reinstated. Robinson (6-3, 288) should help an ailing defensive line.

> As for receiver Allen Hurns, who sustained his second concussion since fall camp began on Saturday, Golden said he remains under observation. Golden said safety Vaughn Telemaque (left knee) will miss this coming Saturday's home opener against Bethune-Cookman.

"Our team got significantly younger today because of the loss of Telemaque, the long-term loss of Buchanan, and because of the loss of Hurns, which looks to be in the short-term,” Golden said. “It’s a loss nonetheless and we have to pick it up and move forward. One of the ways you do that is you leave the game in Manhattan.”

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Tough break for Ramon. I hope he goes for a medical redshirt year.

Good news on Luther Robinson being with the team. Hope he excels, because the D-Line is in big need of a force. We got zip right now, although they did make some plays.

Yah, leave K-State behind. They are a superior team, and we did not compete the way we might have. Big problems on the D and something new needs to happen.
Like more pressure and a more aggressive approach. Sitting back in coverage is not stopping other teams.
So what's the point? Even without blitzing, they have dumped passes underneath.

With some blitzing, there is at least a chance for a sack, hurry or knockdown, no?

Next game is a chance to experiment. Morris must show more poise and presence as a QB. How about some aggressive passing downfield? Enough sideline crap plays that don't work. We have got speed. Hope Hurns is ready as soon as it is safe.

Canes are 1 - 1 in two tough road games. Chance to get better and compete in every game. Important not to lose heart!

Go Canes!

Hurns should redshirt this year, and seek a medical hardship waiver, sorry ramon, you should sit to rest and make a push come NFl draft time, Tele absence will give valuable reps to younger players. So yes, the team did get youngers and more inexperience!!! But should be fine with the next 2 opponents!!

THEY STUNK.
How else can you describe it? They gotta do something on defense

I feel for Buchanan. He needs to concentrate in his studies, and try to help the team any way he can. He has lots of experience he can give to the young players.
I want to believe this last game was just one of those things it just happens sometimes, but if it happens again, I don't think I can trust our defense of coordiantor. I feel bad because it seems Golden, and him are really good friends. This will be a tough call to make for Golden, and D'Onofrio needs to reallice he can't do the job. I hope I am wrong with the defense, but our D-line stinks at this time. Maine's defense was able to hold BC to less yards than Miami did. BC had 537 total yards against Miami, and 385 yards against Maine. I hope Miami can fix this problem.

The only thing they have to do on defense is get older. If anybody thought this team was going to go to Kansas State and knock them off when they have a QB that is getting Heisman talk then you set yourself up for failure and are a delusional moron. This coaching staff just needs to keep grinding and hauling in to recruiting classes.

Miami lost to Syracuse 66-13 and all of the know it all's wanted Butch's head. How'd that turn out?

Everyone keeps whining about the Defense and the DC but the offense sure as hell didn't do the defense any favors. How you going to leave a young defense with no depth on the field all game long and expect any other outcome than what we witnessed?

This team is going to take it lumps. Sit back and enjoy watching them grow up. This coaching staff will be just fine when all is said and done.

I have only been watching football since 1956 and the canes since 1984 but I do know when the other teams offense has 3 Rd and one and our linebackers are still 5 yards behind the d line we are in deep trouble.

Lets stop comparing this staff to Butch Davis. Butch had coached and learned from the Pi Mei"s (Kill Bill reference) of coaching and his staff were some of the best at their craft. Golden's coordinators are as green as a Nebraska church boy in Overtown. His coordinators are like a river boat tour operator trying to menuever a cruise ship out of the Port of Miami. A wedding singer headlining in Vegas. Get my point?

these kids might be getting older, but they are not getting better. and playing in games with no idea of what to do, teaches them nothing. it wastes everyones time. and TC, if these 2 cood's are like you say, then we are in big trouble. golden needs to man up himself and start making decisions.

we are sorely missing kirby

When the kids from nw came I said the kid with the most potential was spence. This year after 2 games I think the kid with the most potential is Deon bush. He can be a great one. I can't understand the infatuation with Eddie Johnson. Yeah he makes a lot of tackles but he misses ones he should make and makes ones when out of position. Bush however will be the the next ed reed or Sean Taylor. I also like gioanni Paul.

The offense was spectacular against BC and barely functional against KSU.

The defense was suspect against BC and unbelievably bad against KSU.

Al Golden and the DC said after the BC game that they would fix the defense. I am still waiting ...

Last time I saw Canes loose soooooooobad, was vs Syracuse. Went to that game and got totally soaked. We got torched for 60+ by Donovan McNab. A couple years later another NatChamp.
We Can Hope

The Golden Boy will win about 4 or 5 games.You can say what you want but Randy was a better coach then the golden child look at wins and loses

Did anyone see the TCU defense this past week?

Randys so called coaching would have resulted in an 0-2 recoprd right now, not 6-6 last year and they would have been pasted even worse by Kstate.

I can't comprehend the attraction with Eddie Jackson. Really he creates a lot of discusses but he overlooks ones he should create and creates ones when out of place.

Does anyone else think Morris is not committed to running--- he could have easily gotten into the end zone on his run-- if he wouldnt have strung it out and got pushed out at the 2-- he is a terrific athelete and needs to put the threat of him scrambling--

K-state really put it to us--- that game hurt-- it wasnt just a bad game for us-- it was a terrible game-- i pray things get better.

Morris isn't a runner. He isn't a terrific athlete. Morris is a pocket passer than has slightly more athleticism than Jacory Harris. He isn't a Braxton Miller or even the 1st year starter for Cinnci (munchie). He isn't natural in the open field...that's why he went outside the block and end up be tackled short of the end zone. Stay inside you have one defender to beat at the 1 yd line but he wasn't confident or elusive enough to make a move.

STRA8BALLA U RETARDED HES NOT LIKE BRAXTON MILLER HES GOT A ARM AN CAN RUN BUT BMILLER IS FAST AF AN IF HES WAS LIKE HIM HE WOULD HAVE SCORED ON THAT PLAY ON THE GOAL LINE BUT ANYWAYS MORRIS IS GOOOD JUST LOWER THAT SHOULDER NXT TIME SON AND AS FAR OR TEAM GOES WELL BE JUST FINE IF BETHUNE PUTS UP ALOT OF YARDAGE ON US THEN MARK D NEED TO GET THE BOOT#WE GOTTA GET BETTER#DO WRK#H4L

its the school fault they want spend the money on a top coaching staff ,like ohio st.and alabama and ah few other schools they keep getting these ok coaches and putting it all on (miami players got talent)that want get it done i can name you 10 schools that dont have the talent that miami have but they are coach really good ,and get out of the acc will really help they dont support college football at all ,we need to be some place else that does like pack 12,or sec or the big east ,when miami joined the acc that was like going down that hill you was telling your boss and friends to kiss your but ,and you think acc is gonna support miami HELL NO !!! ,#NEW COACHING STAFF #2 GET OUT OF THE ACC AND FAST ...

LETS BE HONEST WITH OURSELVES.....MIAMI HURRICANE IS GETTING SORRY PLAYERS OUT OF FLORIDA....THE TOP PLAYERS ARE GOING TO FLORIDA STATE, SOUTH FLORIDA, ETC.... MIAMI HURRICANES ARE GARBAGE...ALWAYS HAVE AND ALWAYS WILL BE..... THE ONLY PLAYER THAT MAY MAKE SOME NOISE IS "DUKE JOHNSON" BUT HE'S LEAVING NEXT YEAR CAUSE HE NOT GONNA WIN ANYTHING STAYNG AT "THE U"........THE LEGACY IS OVER AND THERE WILL NEVA BE ANOTHER WINNING SEASON... STOP COMPARING THE NEW GENERATION TO THE OLD GENERATION... CAUSE OLD GENERATION WAS HUNGRY UNLIKE THE SPOIL ASS KIDS...

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STEPHEN MORRIS IS NOT A LEADER...THEY DON'T HAVE ANY LEADERS ON THE DEFENSE THAT WILL GET ON THE OTHER PLAYERS... THEY HAVE A BUNCH OF DUCKS ON THE TEAM THAT AFRAID TO GET ON ONE ANOTHER.. AFTER THE LOST TO KANSAS STATE... STEPHON MORRIS SITTING ON THE SIDELINES AND LAUGHING WITH OTHER PLAYER THAT ARE NOT PLAY.INSTEAD OF BEING A LEADER AND GETTING ON THE DEFENSE AND OFFENSE... UNTIL MIAMI FIND THAT LEADER WE WILL ALWAYS BE GARGABE......... ANOTHER LOSING SEASON.....FIRE THE DEFENSE COORDINATOR AND FIND ONE IN THE MEDIOCRE ONE IN THE NFL.........SORRY ASS HURRICANE...THERE NOT GONNA WIN 3 GAMES....

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MIAMI HURRICANES ARE GOING TO LOSE TO BETHUNE COOKMAN BY 14 POINTS.....

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