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Golden letting the good times roll this spring for Canes because team has showed maturity

They filmed their own Harlem Shake video and have spent all spring bobbing their heads to music throughout practice.

Thursday morning the fun continued for the Miami Hurricanes as coach Al Golden ended practice by having his offensive and defensive linemen line up and try to catch a simulated punt from a jugs machine.

After 10 embarrassing and rip-roaring moments of laughter, defensive lineman Luther Robinson saved the team from sprints with a bobbling catch and a 50-yard dash and dive into the end zone with a happy team chasing him from behind.

"We capture that film now, hold it until the perfect time to show them," Golden said with a smile. "All those guys who think they're great athletes, AAU basketball players, the truth is revealed."

As tough as the past two years have been with an NCAA investigation hanging over the program's head and players getting themselves suspended with off-the-field issues, Golden said he's allowed the team to cut loose a little this spring because they've earned it.

"This is a very mature team," Golden said. "Every year is different. These guys go to work and they make it fun. They make it fun because they're where they need to be. There's not a lot of list guys. They got a purpose and a focus about them. When you have that you can really enjoy the journey."

Tight end Beau Sandland, one of the Hurricanes' most prized new additions, said he's been blown away by how much fun Golden and his staff have had this spring -- while also getting the important work done they need to get done.

"I'm so happy I'm here right now," Sandland said. "Coach Golden's been in our shoes. He played tight end, played in the league. He knows how tough it is. The vast majority of teams aren't going to have a three-day weekend on Easter and a barbeque. You saw there at the end we were supposed to run and he gave us every opportunity at the end to not make us run. It's definitely exciting to have a real close-knit team."

Part of that closeness, Golden pointed out, is built by having the team's out-of-state players like Sandland spend Easter weekend with their Florida-native teammates. Inside the team's locker room, Sandland said, is a list dubbed: "No Player Left Behind."

"Our parents are great," Golden said. "Kacy Rodgers' mom and Duke Johnson's mom cooked for players last Thanksgiving. Parents step up and say bring so-and-so over and will cook for them and spend the weekend and it's fun."

> Hundreds of local recruits and coaches attended Thursday's practice and were treated to a barbecue with the team afterward.

"It's great," Golden said. "What can be more revealing, an honest look at your program than having them watch you coach, interact with the players? We must have had 400, 500 people out here today including coaches, family."

THIS AND THAT

> Golden said Ryan Williams is continuing to fight off redshirt freshman Gray Crow for the backup quarterback job behind Stephen Morris. Williams has shown better arm strength and speed in the pocket.

"Stephen needs to understand his competition is not necessarily here" Golden said. "He's competition might be at Texas or USC. He has to understand if he wants to be the best he has to compete against the best in college football."

> Golden said the areas of improvement he wants to see in the team's next scrimmage a week from Friday in Naples is "goal-line offense and short-yard offense."

"We didn't finish drives as well as we needed to," he said. "Our tackling needs to improve dramatically on defense. I thought we did a much better job on defense of eliminating the explosive plays. But we didn't get the ball down the field enough on offense either."

> Golden said the biggest surprise of the spring at tight end has been redshirt freshman Jake O'Donnell.

"Now you're talking about five guys competing for playing time," Golden said. "It's raised Clive [Walford's] game. It's raised Asante [Cleveland's] game. I said last week Asante is having as good a spring as anybody. It gives us a chance to go with two tight ends on the field or in Clive's case deploy him, flex him out and get him the football more than we have the last two years."

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CALVIN EVERY ONE ALWAYS HAVE SOMETHING NEGATIVE ABOUT SOME OF YOUR POINTS! SO HAVE I AT TIMES BUT I HAVE ALSO POINTED OUT WHEN YOU WERE RIGHT ABOUT A LOT OF THINGS GOING ON AT THE U THAT SOME FANS DON'T WON'T TO BELIEVE. THE POINT I WAS MAKING ABOUT GOLDEN IS THAT HE CAN SEE FIRST HAD THE IMPROVEMENT BEFORE WE DO AS FANS. NOW WHETHER THAT IS TRUE RIGHT NOW WE DON'T KNOW. AS A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH I CAN SEE THE "MATURITY" OF A PLAYER FROM FRESHMEN YEAR TO JUNIOR YEAR. I CAN ALSO SEE THE IMPROVEMENT IN TALENT. MATURITY DOES NOT TRANSLATE INTO WINS OR TALENT IT ONLY SHOWS THAT GUYS KNOW WHAT TO DO AND ARE DOING IT WITHOUT HAVING TO SCREAM AND WASTE TIME. NOW YOU ARE RIGHT CALVIN IF THIS "MATURITY" DOES NOT TRANSLATE TO AN IMPROVED PERFORMANCE ON DEFENSE. I SPOKE FROM COACH GOLDEN'S STATEMENT POINT OF VIEW. THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH COACH DUNNO ON DEFENSE. HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN FIRED LAST YEAR MID SEASON!! IF THE CANES ARE BETTER YOU WILL BE ABLE TO TELL AFTER THE 1ST GAME. IF THEY ARE BACK THE GAME WILL BE A BLOW OUT WIN!! IF IT'S A STRUGGLE TO WIN THE TEAM IS IN TROUBLE. I HAD A TEAM THAT RETURNED 17 OF 22 STARTERS ONE YEAR AND WE WERE PLAYING A TEAM THAT HAD TO REBUILD COMPLETLY. WE WON THE GAME BY 10 PTS BUT IT TOLD ME I WAS TOO LAID BACK WITH THE TALENT I HAD. WE FINISHED 12-1 LOST IN SEMI OF STATE. THE CANES ARE TALENTED BUT THEY MUST GO OUT ON THE FIELD AND WIN!! THE ONLY WAY THAT HAPPENS IS BEING PREPARED EVERY GAME. THAT COMES FROM COACHING NOT "MATURITY".

TK.Swain It's simple the canes have 12 true mission with a chance of 2 bonus missions.Will this Coaching staff have the right game plan and most importantly do they believe in it enough to stay the course.

Congratulations to the Canes for a great season. Many firsts achieved for UM.

You hate to see your team not at full strength. But after the first 5 jump shots clanked, and Marquette hit 3's, it was all over. Nice defense to double Larkin every time he dribbled right. Our D was poor underneath as the game developed. TMJ and Brown are streak shooters at best, poor shooters most of the time. We need someone who shoots the three well.

Larkin should stay and I hope he does.

Now on to football season!

Anyone watch the UM vs UVa baseball game?

UM has no offense. Players look fat slow and small. Seriously

Morris has lucked out that Miami has had 4 ADs in the last 8 years

Morris needs to be fired this team is a travesty.

TK swan. I respectfully diagree... You are a coach? And you say donofrio should have been canned midway through his SECOND season coachin Miami? What is wrong with you all? Havent you had to rebuild a team? How would you feel if YOU were fired midway through your 2nd season? You all are ridiiculous.

tk swan, i trust your eye for a team than i do goldie, you already had a team go 12 & 1 and get to state, plus i'm sure you got a scheme that's aggressive. goldie is the headcoach and if he wants to have fun and trust his own evaluation of the team that's on him and is his right, but once the season starts, that's when the Truth will be revealed. From the season we had last year, i can careless what fun they chose to have in practice, they all should be having fun, cause you playiing football, come the regular season, i don't want to see all these wide open wide receivers coming open left & right.

People criticized shannon for the 2 bowl games he coached in saying those teams got manhandled, but cal only scored 24 points, final score was 17-24, and wisconsin only scored 20 points, final score 14-20 and in both games the offense had the ball with a chance to win the game. So it goes back to what doomed shannon, having inept/plotting oc's. Defensively we got off the field under shannon, under the goldie & oach OH-NO regime, we barely get off on the field on defense, teams scored up & down at will.

Than all you hear is, well coach goldie has to rebuild the team, lol, how, when the defense was already playing way better defense than what we're seeing now, seem like shannon needs to come back and rebuild. I got your drift, i was just pointing out the difference in the eye's.

Rebuild this team really. Stop the exercises. Randy left this team with good players. All and staff showed about 80% of them the door. If I am to assume you replace talent with better talent. So all the guys who were shown the door were replaced with high caliber players. I didn't see it on the field. So were is the disconnect coaches or players

For the educated morons the words are misspelled on purpose.

Right, the problem was the coordinators, not Shannon's favorite son Japicky.

You can't blameJacory if he was doing a lousy job.Its the coaches decision whether he stay in or not. No player wants to come out of the game

Rebuild this team really. Stop the exercises. Randy left this team with good players. All and staff showed about 80% of them the door. If I am to assume you replace talent with better talent. So all the guys who were shown the door were replaced with high caliber players. I didn't see it on the field. So were is the disconnect coaches or players

Posted by: canesallnight | March 31, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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Another independent thinker, this man knows football and what he see and is not caught up in the mediocrity of what's going on right now. I haven't been impressed by this staff with the exception of the o-line and the linebacking play, jedd did a good job with smo17, and young mcdonald did a real good job with all the young receivers we had, but overall, being 7 & 6 is trash.

Losing games to Fsu, North Carolina & Virginia was all on coaching. Not being games against k st. & notre shame was all on coaching. Come this year, with a weaker schedule and older team the wins should go up, will this be the 1st year goldie gets a win over gumbo fisher or will he go 3 & 0. Will this be the year the "War Canoe" trophy returns home or will goldie like d-line recruits from Florida get shut out this year. I'm not looking at the younger guys on the team i'm looking for the guys that'll be going into their 3rd year in this system as being the keys to whether the majority of this staff deserves to be here or not.


You can't blameJacory if he was doing a lousy job.Its the coaches decision whether he stay in or not. No player wants to come out of the game

Posted by: canesallnight | March 31, 2013 at 03:43 PM
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only people who don't really know football blame j70. That man was one of the better college qb's and was a playmaker back their. Now is he pro material, as long as guys like kevin kolb, chad henne, alex smith and the likes are in the league of course j70 is nfl material.

Jacory is NFL material? I thought tomorrow was April Fools Day?

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calvin- I know football and so do the 90 percnt of people who know the facts:

Jacorry Harris s-ked a s a QB. He is one of the worst QBs in Miami history. He was an interception machine . He couldnt read defenses to save his lofe and/or he didnt study film. He was never well prepared. he had a noodle arm and threw lob passes that were easily picked. He was scared to run whethe he was hurt or not. He was not a winner. No way. Did he win some good games? yes he did. Did he lose key games? I dont know where to begin. How about, as the general on the field, against KSU, 1.5 yds from a TD to basically win the game, and he cant win the gg---d game? What about the 4 picks against ND? And the 3 picks against Ohio State in Columbus? What about the 2 or 3 pick sixes against Clemson in 2009? What about the 3 picks against BC in 2011? What about the game against USF? Please.

And then he sits there before the revenge game against OSU and he is what? texting Terrel Pryor? Areyou e--ffing serious?

Stop being a BSer. You sound like you are clueless.

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the better college qb's and was a playmaker back their. Now is he pro material, as long as guys like kevin kolb, chad henne, alex smith and the likes are in the league of course j70 is nfl material.

Posted by: Calvin | March 31, 2013 at 04:04 PM

Another idiotic thinker on here, now this man doesn't know the difference between a football and a footlocker. Jacory Harris was a great playmaker for the opposing teams defense back there not their idiot. And to compare Jacory Harris to kevin kolb, Chad Henne, and this one really shows this man doesn't know anything about football, Alex Smith, shows just how inept he really is. Anytime a Qb is known as J70 because of the amount of interceptions he has thrown and a person who claims to be a football Wikipedia, lets us all know what a moron that person really is. Jacory Harris NFL material QB? Now that is probably the dumbest thing I have ever heard, next to saying Shannon was a good coach.


Who are these Gallo people ?? And where do they live ??Why they hate UM so much ? Are they ugly and stinking and don"t have a life ? Please, please GO BACK TO THE CAVE YOU CRAWL OUT FROM !!!
Matlacha Cane forever .

Nfl material?
Hes not even canadian football material.

With that injury to kevin ware, i got a lot of undecided players making that move, shane larkin included!

Jacory in the nfl..hilarious. no way that chicken arm can hang in the league.

well whoopty do there Calvina, like which kid who has the option and skills to play at the next level doesn't take that into account. What insight U have provided all the rest of us. If Shane does go to the pro's then congradulations to him and good luck, if he chooses to stay then great we have our point back to help stabilize things for the young players.

Look how does a man win a championship as a player. Then wins a championship as a assistant coach. Has a top ten defense as a defensive coordinator. Yet so much anger and demonization toward him. He's not the outsider here.Born a cane, played as a cane and coach as a cane.So why the hostility toward Mr. Shannon. I just want to say thank you Mr. Shannon for your work in the community and University of Miami. Randy is what a champion looks like.

First of all as a man he has overcome alot, but he ain't Moses like some of U make him out to be. He hasn't overcome no more than alot of other people have. As far as a coach he sucked. Now if U want to talk about demonizing someone, why are some of U morons speaking ill of Coach Golden, when he clearly is the best coach we have had since Davis was here and maybe further back than that. If Shannon was so great then somebody would have snatched him up but they didn't because he really was overrated.

Look how does a man win a championship as a player. Then wins a championship as a assistant coach. Has a top ten defense as a defensive coordinator. Yet so much anger and demonization toward him. He's not the outsider here.Born a cane, played as a cane and coach as a cane.So why the hostility toward Mr. Shannon. I just want to say thank you Mr. Shannon for your work in the community and University of Miami. Randy is what a champion looks like.

Posted by: canesallnight | March 31, 2013 at 09:56 PM
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This man knows his football, and let's also add, the only one who stood up and protected UM(the troll, lo-cutt and whoever else) was shannon. They hate on shannon because they don't know football and because of their own deep rooted agenda's. The facts show that shannon brought the program back up and was bringing it back up and left goldie with alot of nfl talent only for goldie to go 6 & 6. Last year 7 & 5, of course this year, from looking at some post we got a cup cake schedule so the record should improve by alot, if not, let's see what they say than!

Brought the program up? People were flying banners over the stadium asking for Shannon to be fired.

IF GOOD COACHING IS NOT THE ANSWER THAN WHY DOES NICK SABIN WIN EVERYWHERE HE GOES? WHAT ABOUT URBAN MEYER? LOOK AT OHIO ST THE YEAR BEFORE HE GOT THERE. YES TALENT IS VERY IMPORTANT BUT IF GOOD COACHING DOESN'T EQUAL YOU WILL NOT WIN MORE THAN YOU LOSE. I AM NOT SAYING COACH GOLDEN IS NOT A GOOD COACH. HE IS AN EXCELLENT COACH,AND WHEN YOU CONSIDER WHAT HE HAD TO TAKE ON HE HAS DONE A GOOD JOB. REGARDLESS OF THAT THIS IS MIAMI AND HE ALSO COULD HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB HAD THE DEFENSIVE SIDE OF THE BALL MATCHED THE OFFENSE. AS A FOOTBALL COACH NO I WOULD NOT LIKE BEING FIRED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEASON BUT USUALLY WHEN THAT HAPPENS IT'S BECAUSE OF MY PERFORMANCE THE PREVIOUS YEAR AND THE START OF THE FOLLOWING YEAR. IN HIGH SCHOOL IT'S ALSO HOW ARE YOU DOING AGAINST ARCH RIVALS AS WELL. COACH GOLDEN HAS A PLAN AND I RESPECT THAT ENTIRELY BUT IF A MEMBER OF MY STAFF IS NOT SHOWING IMPROVEMENT THAT FALLS BACK ON ME AS HEAD COACH. I'M RESPONSIBLE FOR FIXING THE PROBLEM! LET'S BE HONEST! HOW MANY GAMES DO THE CANES WIN OVER THE LAST 2 YEARS HAD THE DEFENSE PERFORMED UP TO THERE POTENTIAL? C'MON IF THE GUYS ARE NOT PERFORMING THEY NEED TO BE REPLACED. I FAILED TO MENTION IN MY EARLIER POST THAT I HAD TO SIT 5 OF MY 17 RETURNING STARTERS THE YEAR WE WERE STATE SEMI FINALIST BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT PERFORMING UP TO THERE POTENTIAL. THEY HAD STARTED AS SOPHMORES AND EVEN PERFORMED BETTER AS JUNIORS, BUT NOW AS SENIORS ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR JOB!! BS AND IF I HAD SIMPLY ALLOWED THEM TO "FREE LANCE" AND WHAT NOT THAN I AM DEPRIVING OTHER MEMBERS OF THE TEAM AND THE FANS. COACH DUNNO'S PROBLEM JUST MAYBE HIS ASSISTANTS ESPECIALLY THE D-LINE COACH. WHY? C-MON THIS IS FLORIDA DON'T TELL ME YOU CANNOT FIND PLAYERS WHO CAN GET TO THE QB! BS! CHANGE SOME POSITIONS IF NEEDED BUT STOP THE EXCUSES. THE CANES SHOULD WIN 10 GAMES THIS YEAR EASY BUT IF THE DEFENSE DOES NOT IMPROVE THEY WILL LOSE TO A LESS TALENTED TEAM. HOW DO YOU PREVENT THIS? PLAY YOUR BEST PLAYERS AND IF THEY DON'T PRODUCE THAN SIT THEM ON THE BENCH. IF I'M WRONG THAN ASK COACH JIMMY JOHNSON WHAT HE WOULD DO? EITHER PERFORM OR GET OFF THE FIELD!!

Linebacker coach

We can pretend this don't exit . But the tolerance level on a African American coach to produce on the field is much shorter than a white coach. Any sport. Prove me wrong . This is not racism. Randy is just one many who can coach but will never be Head Coach again in Div 1. If Al. Golden was black with his record over the past 2 years the fire Golden web site would be up. Planes circling the field. Alumni calling for his head. Bottom line give all coaches 5years to produce a championship team before letting them go. Black or White

They hate on shannon because they don't know football and because of their own deep rooted agenda's.

Again, only a complete loser would try to use the race card to excuse Randy Shannon's performance - guess what? Donna Shalala LOVED Randy Shannon and she LOVED him partly, because he was "the right face for the program".

CANESALLNIGHT! THAT'S A GREAT IDEA AND THAT WOULD ALLOW ALL COACHES A FAIR AMOUNT OF TIME TO BUILD A WINNING TEAM OR TO MAINTAIN A WINNING PROGRAM. I WANT COACH GOLDEN TO WIN AND WIN BIG BECAUSE I LOVE THE U AND I'M AFRAID THAT IF HE DOES NOT WIN 10 GAMES THIS YEAR HE WILL BOLT. IF A COACH HAS A 5 YEAR DEAL IT MUST INCLUDE NO LEAVING THE PROGRAM TIL 5 YEARS ARE UP. PERIOD!

If golden was black he would be gone....if that statement was not true....why is golden still here? The stats are worse under golden.....so be fair and apply the same standards to ALL coaches....THE STATS...if they are not there...the coach goes...keep it simple this way the race argument is negated.....

are you kidding me...shalala did not like randy Shannon....they didn't get along at all.....look golden stock as a head coach has dropped....he would NEVER get hired at Florida, Alabama, LSU or the like....he is mid-level coach and needs a lot more experience before he can handle those types of programs....

Golden....mid level...haha....U dummy...

Mr. Fact checker put on your big boy pants. Donna might like Randy but she also has to stand in front of alumni and big money doners. Whatever they say or vote whether it's morally right or wrong that's route she has to take . Money rules. Look at the job Shapiro did on the U. A Black Shapiro could never do this to a program. The U wouldn't be under the microscope. This guy would be lock away discredited, lier and a crook. No investigation needed.

GAllo- your stupidity is only surpassed by your hate.

The reason Golden is here is because he is about to start his 3rd year. Let's count together. oooooone, twoooooooooo, and hasnt even started threeeeeeee.

Shannon was given a full 4 years. He was fired before the bowl game against ND. "His players" (aka jacorry) laid another bowl egg. Throwing snowballs and such inEl Paso, not taking the rivalry serious. Guess what- ND took it serious and their bunch of white boys destroyed UM.

Racist? Are you kidding? You must be a clown. Or impaired.

Saying that Shannon was fired b/c of racism after 5-7, 7-6, 9-4, 7-6 seasons and 0-3 in bowls is racist in and of itself.

We can pretend this don't exit . But the tolerance level on a African American coach to produce on the field is much shorter than a white coach. Any sport. Prove me wrong . This is not racism. Randy is just one many who can coach but will never be Head Coach again in Div 1. If Al. Golden was black with his record over the past 2 years the fire Golden web site would be up. Planes circling the field. Alumni calling for his head. Bottom line give all coaches 5years to produce a championship team before letting them go. Black or White

Posted by: canesallnight | April 01, 2013 at 09:08 AM
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The Truth and nothing but the Truth!


If golden was black he would be gone....if that statement was not true....why is golden still here? The stats are worse under golden.....so be fair and apply the same standards to ALL coaches....THE STATS...if they are not there...the coach goes...keep it simple this way the race argument is negated.....

Posted by: Jim Gallo | April 01, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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Another Truth speaker, if these bozo's were honest and fair they would answer the question of who got handed the worst team shannon or goldie?
shannon was up against being the first Brotha as a headcoach at UM when for a long time Brotha's couldn't be the starting qb at UM or get recruited here, the boosters didn't like him or the way he talked, the administration didn't like shannon because he wouldn't bow down to all the silly non-sense they wanted, especially aspirin-kissin with boosters they holding up checks with.

They wanted shannon to be one of them house type fella's and be happy that they gave him an opportunity, instead of UM doing everything they could of to support shannon one of our own to be successful, they handcuffed em. Started off as one of the lowest paid headcoaches at a Major D-1 school if not the lowest, that instantly sent a signal out that other assistants and their agents knew the school wasnt' all in. So it was going to be hard to real in good assistants/coordinators. shannon wanted trestman(chicago bears headcoach) or dirk koetter(atlanta falcons oc), with either one of them and the defense we had, we would've been right back in contention for the national championship, instead this administration force fed mark nipple on shannon since they cited him for doing to much firing & hiring after year 1.

How does al goldie get 500k for an oc with his 13 & 11 record but shannon was being paid 800K as the headcoach, but shalala and company liked him, lol. Not only did al get 500K to find an oc, prior to this year they extended his contract til something like 2019 after going 6 & 6 with a veteran team. They fought shannon tooth and nail to give him his new contract after shannon went 9 & 4 and ran the guantlet of Fsu, Georgia tech, Oklahoma & lost only to Virginia tech because a stupid oc got away from the game plan that won the Oklahoma game and kept leaving j70 exposed to bud foster's defense.

Any oc that's stupid enuff to go empty backfield set with matt phipo as your right tackle was either trying to sabatoge the headcoach and the qb or is just that plain stupid and inept!

Than people want to criticize jacory lol, as a starter smo17 is basically 9 & 8, jacory in the same amount of games was 12 & 5 and barely lost 3 of those games as a full time starter.

If our defense is trash this year, there is no more "self inflicted" depth chart moves to be made, moving jacoby briscoe and jake o'donnell to the o-line will not be an excuse for lack of depth on the d-line, dyron dye getting injured will not be an excuse used for the d-line. Trying to move luther robinson to the o-line this year like they did last year is not an option no more. So no more excuses, the players have talent, it's all on coaching now. goldie, oach OH-NO and jethro not being able to bring in 1 D-tackle from the state or any other state besides the one project from the juco ranks is not an excuse.

With production comes the players and if we start putting high quality d-linemen in the nfl again, the recruits will come.

Message for Dave in LA, Off topic but you keep bringing it up so .....

which I think is really Lower Alabama but I digress......slurpng on California's finances all the time on this and other Cane blogs.... read this.... California now has a Negative Net worth of 127.2 Billion dollars, lmao. roflmao. This from a new report by the California State Auditor and Bureau of State audits. And it gets worse,that doesn't count unfunded liabilities for state employees future retirement benefits and 60 billion in unfunded liabilities for unfunded retirement healthcare benefits. If these were counted it would raise the liabilities hundreds of billions more.

So please stfu about how well you libs in Californis are doing things. Enough said! Stick to sports which your comments need fact checks for as well!

"U'll see how its done." /s/ Blog Pig

How what's done, Gatr trash Pig? How to get blown out and embarrassed on National TV? How to be the biggest underachieving maggot program in America?

Yes, we saw all of that but it is old news. Remember the Louisville beatdown? How about the Timmy Tears Bowl?

Typical coward. Typical Gatr trash.

After the cowardly Gators destroyed the quality of the Elite 8, today the NCAA passed a bill that states the 2013 season will not be called the Elite 8, but the Elite 7 and any mention of the cowardly Gators will be expunged from all records.

NCAA president, Mark Emmert said that it was clear to him that after the damage the cowardly Gators did to the validity of this year's Sugar Bowl after being demolished by Louisville and the College World Series after being humiliated by the MAC Conference's Kent State and now being rump thumped by Miiiiichigan he knew he must act quickly to protect the reputation of the NCAA Tournament .

Many are saying that finally Emmert finally got something right.

Emmert also commented that it is clear that the cowardly Gators screw around with their weak and pathetic athletic schedules, which allows them to qualify for these various games only to get blown-out as they clearly don't belong.

shannon recruits left for golden:

#117 defensive ranking under golden...really?

QB Stephen Morris
RB Duke Johnson
RB Mike James
FB Maurice Hagens
WR Phillip Dorsett
WR Allen Hurns
LT Malcolm Bunche
LG Jonathan Feliciano
C Shane McDermott
RG Brandon Linder
RT Seantrel Henderson
TE Clive Walford
DE Shayon Green
DE Anthony Chickillo
LB Jimmy Gaines
CB Brandon McGee
S Kacy Rodgers
K Jake Wieclaw
RB Eduardo Clements
WR Davon Johnson
WR Kendall Thompkins
TE Dyron Dye
TE Asante Cleveland
C Jared Wheeler
LG Jeremy Lewis
LB Tyrone Cornelius
S AJ Highsmith
S Vaughn Telemaque
TE David Perry
TE Cory White
DT Curtis Porter
DT Luther Robinson
LB Ramon Buchanan
OT Ben Jones
S Ray-Ray Armstrong
OL Jermaine Barton
LB Kelvin Cain
RB Darion Hall
RB Storm Johnson
DT Jeffery Brown
DB Devont'a Davis
LB Travis Williams
DB Jamal Reid
LB Kevin Nelson
DB Keion Payne
TE Andrew Tallman
TE Billy Sanders
FB CJ Holton
WR Aldarius Johnson

2013 UM Starting Roster

17 Stephen Morris - shannon
8 Duke Johnson - shannon
79 Malcolm Bunche - shannon
70 Jon Feliciano - shannon
62 Shane McDermott - shannon
65 Brandon Linder - shannon
77 Seantrel Henderson - shannon
46 Clive Walford - shannon
4 Phillip Dorsett - shannon
1 Allen Hurns - shannon
80 Rashawn Scott - golden
86 Herb Waters - golden
71 Anthony Chickillo - shannon
91 Olsen Pierre - golden
96 Curtis Porter - shannon
51 Shayon Green - shannon
59 Jimmy Gaines - shannon
34 Thurston Armbrister - golden
52 Denzel Perryman - golden
2 Deon Bush - golden
37 Ladarius Gunter - golden
30 AJ Highsmith - shannon
29 Rayshawn Jenkins - golden
22 Kacy Rodgers - shannon

AL golden was left with very good players....much more talent than what Shannon inherited....and the proof is in the 2013 lineup.....

CAlvin= racist chump
GAllo= his girlfriend

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