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Donnie Sol, Ken Dorsey, other UM greats to be enshrined tonight in UM Sports Hall of Fame

Tonight's the night for some UM classics to be immortalized in the UM Sports Hall of Fame.

The list of UM greats to be inducted at Jungle Island: baseball player Ed Contreras, quarterback Ken Dorsey and his center Brett Romberg, diver Bryan Gillooly, golf coach Norm Parsons, pitcher Jay Tessmer and RB coach Don Soldinger.

I spoke at length to former RB coach Don Soldinger, who is extremely excited about the honor, and he should be. Great coach, super guy. 

I also spoke to quarterback wonder Ken Dorsey as he was driving from Charlotte to pick up his wife (former UM soccer player Jordan Sims) to drive to Miami. He's also very pumped.

"I couldn't believe it when I heard I was voted in,'' Dorsey told me.  “I’ve been a Heisman Trophy finalist two times, won the Maxwell Award and played in the NFL. But this is by far the biggest thrill I’ve ever had.

"I love that place. I love the city of Miami. I love the people there -- they are diehard Canes fans. Beautiful campus and the teachers are the best in the country. When you go into the UM Hall of Fame it's not just about UM but the whole city.''

I asked Dorsey, the new quarterbacks coach for the Carolina Panthers, if he would ever like to coach at UM -- as a head coach, quarterbacks coach, offensive coordinator, whatever.

"One day,'' he said. "It's not for lack of trying. If that's something they'd ever be interested in, that's something I'd definitely be interested in, for sure. I think everybody there knows I'm involved in coaching and everything like that. I'll just leave it at that.''

Dorsey and Soldinger will see lots of their old friends tonight. 

Should be fun.

I was told, by the way, that it's too late to buy tickets for tonight's event.

SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN

 

 

 

 

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Ken Dorsey 38-2. Took his team to essentially THREE national championships (if not for the mafia called the BCS). The 2000 team was complete. FSU at the time was pass happy, and the defenses were about equal. So UM would have beaten Oklahoma.

Thank you Kenny. I hope to one day see you wearing the green and orange again!

Soldinger was a great RB Coach.Surprised Golden was not interested in acquiring him.Whatever.I see Canes baseball got a win.Wow.Big deal.They win every single 1 of 3 games.Can t beat any team 2 out of 3 all year.Morris is pathetic and worse and worse each year as a coach.He s been horrific and been lost and can t motivate his teams or teach any more.Morris has been washed up for the last 3 or 4 years and it s sad he doesn t want to see it.He s in complete DENIAL.Wish he d quit.

Make this man the QB Coach/Asst O-Coordinator.

Maske it happen Golden!

Now that Coach Sol is in the UM Hall, and loves the U, and COach Kehoe has been back in the fold, what is the Curse Pig to do?

He can't just sit around and eat Cheetos all day and think of more garbage to post as Soldy or Artie. What does a Pig do? I know, come up with posts using the "U" in a word.

Isn't that it, Blog Pig? You still suck.

BWWWAHAAHAHAHA. Soldy and Art UM HOFers and The Pig is left without any more butter.

Morris should be fired.

Jim Morris- Please explain to your fan base why you deserve to remain coach for Miami baseball RIGHT NOW

Great read on the Turds. They are saying that fans are disgruntled as ticket prices have gone up but the product, despite last years good showing, is not the same....also mentions the "patsy" teams they keep binging in: Here is a piece:

"Which brings us to another grumble. The Gators' home schedule is typically six games. Two, sometimes three games end up being against the North Dakota Scuba Academy or an equally unaccomplished team.
Gill can't give away tickets to some of the match-ups. And the demands of his job and a family with two young kids mean he can't make it to all the games."

I have been saying it all along....and its the reason they keep choking some games....they don't play anyone and have 7 home games. We have a similar schedule this year and it worries me....I do not want to resemble the turds in any fashion.

Soooooo...Bryant Young resigns from uf to spend more time with his family.

“I respect his decision,” Muschamp said. “This is strictly a personal decision and has nothing to do with NCAA compliance.”

I like how Muschamp stated, for no reason, that the resignation has nothing to do with NCAA compliance issues. Why did he feel the need to say that? Where there's smoke...

By the way, didn't the Gators just pick up a big time defensive lineman from Miami? Hmmmm....

So Glad for all these inductees, especially Coach Sol and Ken Dorsey. Ken has so much class, when queried about coaching at UM, he politely sidestepped the issue of his approching then coach Randy Shannon for a position. Story goes that Shannon wouldn't even return his calls. I'm sure young Dorsey had quite an ego as an underclassman and perhaps Shannon thought his defenses were responsible for the great teams of their shared era, but come on, you were both CANES!

Yo Cane trash

Yo clUcks welcome me back for more wisdom. I know U have been deprived of my company for too long....
Here it goes:
Yo SunnydoUche, stop making stuff up man
We all know the Auburn stuff is BS and nothing to do with us. Remember dUmmy it is U who are in trouble with the NC2A. Ur punishment is a comin' in 2 months.
Yo U B right bout Gators got big time DT from Lauderdale and big time RB from Central.
What did Golden Retriever get???
Couple of O line men. No DT. Again no DT.
What he gonna do switch the OL to DT just like he did with the TE.


Yo Cherry Coke Pig, you say:
....they don't play anyone and have 7 home games. We have a similar schedule this year and it worries me....
.
Not even in Ur wildest wet dreams do U have a similar schedule to the SEC Gators.
U only play 2 top 25 teams in UF and FSU, nothing else.
U do not plat @ LSU
U do not play @ So Carolina
U do not play UGA
I know U B some dUmb homer clUeless clUck, but U don't have to B blind as well

Yo chUmps what up with the fire Morris stuff
U fired Shannon and what did it get U
A Golden Retriever dumping Kool Aid on Ur puny brains

Yo the Spring game is upon us dUmmies
R U gonna win it??????
Best time to B a cane in the Spring
Enjoy it now before the real thing begins

Yo the Golden Retriever Challenge is on fire
All clUcks R predicting north of 10 wins
It is on
No more excUses
No more Kool Aid
I got 8 wins only
Think i will win The Challenge

LOOSERS, Springtime champs, Fall chUmps and LOOSERS!!!


Nice... I wonder how long it's going to take Calvin and Gallo to try to discredit Dorsey's accomplishments and paint Jacory Harris as a victim for not being able to latch on to a job in the NFL, CFL, UFL, or even as a coach somewhere.

SFHS Sports ‏@SFHSSports 25m
We have just confirmed that Roland Smith is the new HC at Miami Central!!!


This is GREAT news for UM.

I never discredit players...just coaches like golden and dnofrio.....

1. ken dorsey
2. jacory harris

those are UM stats.....

Canetrash - Clearly the Auburn sitation has nothing to do with the Gators. It's only the current Gators head coach that has been accused of paying cash directly to a player. But I'm sure this is the only time he's done it, right? Or, better yet, it cannot be true because the allegation was made by a convicted felon?

You've seen how the NCAA investigation of Miami has panned out. There is no way Miami is getting anymore than a slight scholarship reduction after the way it was handled. The NCAA will have to start over fresh and make an example of another school - Auburn and UF are at the top of the list.

Wait...got a new one....

Urban Meyer the Liar Ohio Hire
Tiimmy Tears on TV
Bama beatdown
Bulldog beatdown
Louisville Romp in the Swamp
65 plus arrests.....
Muschump with the $400 Fist Bump
Never an undefeated season

Talkin smack....right up until kickoff!!

1 win over THE U in last 30 years
The U....multiple wins including bowl wins ...more

Gallows you discredited the whole Basketball TEAM you POS. Now you lie about "never discrediting players". Typically you.

Ken Dorsey is a Classic Miami QB. Intense, talented, focused, and an arm that could get the ball there to the right spot, right player, and at the right time. I have never seen this guy get flustered.

A great addition to the HOF.

Congratulations!!!!!

Coach D and Coach K are both throwbacks to the era when the 'U' was kicking butt and taking names.
The stories these guys could tell would be a must read for every Miami fan.
In fact Susan and Manny why don't you two sit down and interview these 2 in depth, and run a series of 4-5 articles with some of the things these Coaches have seen at the 'U'. Throw JJ in for good measure and you would have an interesting summer read for us Cane football fans.
Congratulations to all, and accomplishment shows what the 'Cane family is all about.
Go 'Canes

Gator football...where the soft get softer....cant even hold a spring game with all the disarray on that team....coaches bolting....see you in September fools.

Canetrash....still slurpin us I see....your funny actually....you should do stand up comedy....you certainly play the part of "The Joker" really well. Unfortunately....if I were a turd I would be very angry if I constantly had to be reminded of the following:

Urban Meyer the Liar Ohio Hire
Tiimmy Tears on TV
Bama beatdown
Bulldog beatdown
Louisville Romp in the Swamp
65 plus arrests.....
Muschump with the $400 Fist Bump
Never an undefeated season

Talkin smack....right up until kickoff!!

1 win over THE U in last 30 years
The U....multiple wins including bowl wins ...more

what do you know...you were not even born then green pea.....I stick by my post...UM basketball team against Marquette quit....not 1 player stepped up.....how could that be if they didn't quit.....

It looked like they were not even into playing them....should have never lost to Marquette..no way

Re-watch the tape of YOUR team in the Sugar Bowl turd troll...... that's the definition of QUIT!

WHY ARE GAYTURDS SO DUMB????? ANYONE???

And ufelons should have not lost to louisville.....u dont rag them?

"Posted by: Jim Gallo | April 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM"

But they weren't canned for bestiality like you were from your "job" as a commode floor trader.

You are a sick maggot, Gallo.

Also gallo....rewatch the michigan game....lost by twenty...at least UM was in their game....gators are easy....why do U even try?

Coke, don't start making long lists ala Gallo. It has been shown to impact you physically. When she says she wants more inches, gallo adds to his list length.

Gallo can't add millimeters, more like centimeters than inches. "Quoting her".
indie499 you are giving him too much credit.
Go 'Canes

I can't believe UM is honoring Dorsey with anything.

Dorsey: Played on a team with Reed, McKinney, Joseph, Portis, Johnson, Winslow, Shockey, Davenport, Buchanon, Vilma, etc. Most of the players will make somebody's Hall of fame.

Dorsey was SLOW moving away from the ball, didn't have to do much but watch the other players like RB's and WR's make plays, accuracy was questioned and will go down as the most OVERRATED player ever in college, forget football, college sports.

he was drafted by the 49ers in the 7th round because he is a native Californian. If he was that good he'd be making headlines like the the real superstars.

The other players have to be upset about this. Somebody get somebody to reverse this travesty. Dorsey came along after Gino. The UM coaches were fixated on California QB's for whatever reason and that's how he ended up up at UM.

Please, please, please don't give Dorsey a UM coaching job over Soldinger, who should still be at UM coaching and recruiting. Why Soldinger isn't with UM right now is just plain DUMB.

No cat, ur really dumb. 38-2 is all you need to know. Oh and smart, something else foreign to you.

Cool Cat JUST JOINED THE LIST!! THE DUMMY LIST.. HEADED BY Gallo AND Canetrash OF COURSE, OR WHATEVER NAME THOSE TWO COWARDS HIDE BEHIND!!!

5 THANK YOU

Cool Cat any integrity you may have had went completely out the window with those statements about Dorsey. What an idiot. Go Canes

Gallo, yo daddy quit when he tried to pull out but failed and an epic fail wad born 9 months later- a subhuman nematode that calls himself Jim gallo


Please, please, please don't give Dorsey a UM coaching job over Soldinger, who should still be at UM coaching and recruiting. Why Soldinger isn't with UM right now is just plain DUMB.

Posted by: 'Cool 'Cat | April 11, 2013 at 02:46 PM
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Miami has always been about the main-stay assistants
and coordinators that understood how to utilize our speed both on defense and offense. What goldie failed to realize when he had a chance to snatch up soldinger is, yeah he wanted to go with terry probably because soldinger is to gruff for him but again, what goldie failed to realize is, a guy like soldinger would've still been here and is not looking to go somewhere else out the blue, same with art kehoe. Now goldie is in a position where he's hoping hurlie brown can come thru and right now, our runningbacks look like garbage trying to block, no offense to hurlie though, i got confidence he'll gett better at coaching that position as well.

But when a guy has a resume like soldinger, you don't just let that man sit on the sidelines, this is why o-linemen ar flocking to UM now, art kehoe's resume speaks for itself. d-linemen flock to Fsu, why, coach odell haggins.

I can see barrow maybe leaving to try and get a coordinator job and than bring it back, but that's the key to all this these days!

Calvin: Hurley was on the bench during the JJ years because there were good players ahead of him. But when he got his chance he was equally good. I respected Hurley then and I respect Hurley now. But he is not a RB coach. He played the defensive secondary and why 'Goldy won't hire Soldinger, who has a lock on South Dade recruitment, is a big mystery.

All things considered, it makes sense to hire Soldinger right now.

38-2 sounds about what Kevin Olsen's record will b like after he redshirts this coming year and leads us to the playoffs in 2014.........
Sept 2013, UM 35 UFelons 7.... .

Congrats Romberg and KD and Soldy.

cool cat, I think Goldie has decided to go with a younger coaching staff to relate better in recruiting. I mean, Soldy was coaching b4 golden even played at Penn State in the 80s. Its not a negative issue , its just we are going with younger coaches


cool cat, I think Goldie has decided to go with a younger coaching staff to relate better in recruiting. I mean, Soldy was coaching b4 golden even played at Penn State in the 80s. Its not a negative issue , its just we are going with younger coaches

Posted by: Dom | April 11, 2013 at 07:19 PM
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Oh Yeah, it's all coming crystal clear now, maybe that's how art kehoe got the job. Not hiring soldinger before terry was and still is a mistake!

Goldy would do well by adding both Soldy and Dorsey if not for quality control. There is always room for champions. Dorsey deserves all that and then some because he had the stats and a cship. Should have had three against Oklahoma. Mennis jack a@@ didn't go to class and the qb I forgot his name because he was garbage didn't go to class and put up 2 points against Oklahoma. We would have beat the brakes off them but that lost against UW hurt. I believe moss caught that pass to in the back of the endzone. We could have been undefeated that year and they tried to put the creminoles in position to win and they came up short just like they did against Tennessee in the fiesta bowl. And the we don't have to speak on Ohio st. So good for Dorsey. We could go undefeated this year if we believe we can. Regardless of who ain't on the team we have an oppertunity to be very good.

Also fisher shut down practice the other day because the qb were stinking up the field. They have six new coaches and Fsu is vonerable right now. Fla is young an inexperienced and are there for the taking. We need to make an example out of a team who's head coach has got a pay for play scandal on his hands. Just like the gayturds spew all this mess with shytpeiro we need to uncover mush champ for all his dirty little deeds. They will sacrifice aye burn because they are not consistently good but they aren't gonna doing anything to fla with all those felonies they have had on their squads. They are a below for the sec so they won't do anything to them. He still needs as much bad publicity as possible though. We need to make an example out if them. They have an inexperienced team and I wonder how our dc will stop another smaller running qb. Klein killed us because that defense he was running was getting gashed by the qb. Gt qb carved us up but they have an awkward offense so that is understandable. We need as manny hitters on the field to go after driskill every play. Carlie strong has the blueprint to beat fla. will our dc use that film to do the same thing. This is a copy cat league. Will golden and company take that next step and crush fla. I say we can beat them by 17 if the defense comes up with 2 turnovers. Is that to much to ask of our d? All we need to be thinking about is dragging fla and getting that canoe back. This team could be good if they want to!

Jacory will be wearing a pimp suit to his hall of fame induction.

Dorsey overrated?!?!

OK, then so was everyone else on the team since they had each other.

Oh, that means maybe...just maybe...Randy Shannon was an overrated DC.

ok, ate some food, shook some hands and made a quick speech and I'm outta here.

Good luck to the U, they're gonna need it with the stooge crew that runs the show there now.

Again...

I've got to stop reading comments in here. It's just dumb and dumber. Man, go to some coaching camps or something.

let us know the last time, in any sport, U finished any team season ranked ahead of the Gators ?

still waiting...

hint... it's been at least 2 full 4 year recruiting cycles.

Please, please, please don't give Dorsey a UM coaching job over Soldinger, who should still be at UM coaching and recruiting. Why Soldinger isn't with UM right now is just plain DUMB. Posted by: 'Cool 'Cat | April 11, 2013 at 02:46 PM
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Did you read the Eye On The U blog at all or just the comments? Dorsey is an NFL QB coach for the Carolina Panthers. Why would he leave there to coach at UM? Unless James Coley leaves UM, Dorsey wouldn't have any interest in leaving his job in the NFL for UM. If Shannon really did blow him off than thats a travesty because our QB's could have learned a lot from Dorsey.

Women's basketball Lady Canes have been ranked ahead the gators this year and at least the last 4 years

Oh Yeah, it's all coming crystal clear now, maybe that's how art kehoe got the job. Not hiring soldinger before terry was and still is a mistake!
Posted by: Calvin | April 11, 2013 at 08:31 PM
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Not exactly Apples to Apples. Kehoe is in his mid 50's coaching O-linemen. Soldinger, I think he's close to 70 years old and would be coaching RB's. I can't see him being able to handle the grind of a 60+ hour work week and the traveling for recruiting at his age. I could be wrong but that's alot for a man his age.

Women's basketball Lady Canes have been ranked ahead the gators this year and at least the last 4 years

Posted by: canesallnight | April 11, 2013 at 11:52 PM

DING DING DING !!! Give the ClUck a Prize !!!

That's Ur ONE !!! LADY CANES BASKETBALL !!! It's The Only Cane Thang !

GO LADY CANES !!!

Cool cat and Calvin are racits punk a55 fools.

Ken Dorsey- NFL QB coach. you fools. I guess you dumba55es know better than an NFL team in selecting coaching talent

Golden doesnt know Soldy from adam. It was Randy Shannon who didnt want to re-hire him. And if what Calvin the jive turkey says is correct, then why isnt Soldy coaching at the college level somewhere? What? He doesnt want to leave Miami? Ok thenhe can coach at FIU or FAU. What? He'd rather caoch at the high school level? Ok. Fair enough.

Myeslf- I am going to respect the gator team from now on until they play the U. I'm not goingto trash themany more. They are kids and it isnt their faults that gator fans are such stupid a55 redn-ks.

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