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Lewis' recovery ahead of schedule

Even though watching the replays of his season-ending ankle injury last fall at Georgia Tech might induce others to feel sick to their stomachs, Hurricanes receiver Malcolm Lewis said he doesn't cover his eyes or even wince in disgust when he sees it.

According to the sophomore standout from Miramar High, he's taken the video of his pain and suffering and used it both as a learning tool and as motivation when he fully recovers to keep playing the game the way he always has.

"I watch it and see what I could've [done] to prevent the injury," Lewis said Tuesday -- about a month since he began individual work and route running on his own.

"I should have kept my feet chopping instead of letting it sit in the ground and roll... It was just a football play -- fighting for extra yardage. Something tragic happened. But there's nothing you can do. I'm still going to be the same player, fight for extra yards every time."

Last week UM coach Al Golden called Lewis' return "a medical miracle." Truth is, Lewis said, he's about a month ahead of schedule. Doctors first told him at the end of September it would take him about eight months before he would finish rehab.

He said while his teammates have been practicing this spring he's been lifting light weights while gaining strength back in his ankle. He said he's progressively been lifting heavier weights over the last few weeks as his ankle strength has improved.

"It felt weird [at first]," Lewis said of running routes at the start of camp. "Now that things have been going on and on I've been feeling better."

He said he expects to be fully cleared for contact next month and ready to go in the fall.

"It's a blessing just to be back on the field and doing what I can," Lewis said. "[Doctors] didn't know it wouldn't be happening this fast. I shouldn't be running this quickly. I should be rehabbing right now. But my leg is feeling stronger.

"I'm just going to try to pick up where I left off, do the best I can."

> Golden said defensive end Dyron Dye has an Achilles injury, but didn't rule him out from returning this coming season.

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Did Malcolm Lewis receive a medical redshirt year?

Still prayin for you Lewis. Keep up the hard work! Go CANES!! SEE YALL IN NAPLES

CANE4LIFE

Always good to hear something positive from such a bad injury. Good Luck kid and keep grinding. We need you making plays.

KC MCDERMOTT - 4* out of Palm Beach just commits to The U!!!! One of the best lineman in the country as per many outlets. Luke & Sileo need not comment.....Al Golden & Co. are ahead of schedule this year!!

Gallo...please....no more lists....not needed
Calvin.....please limit yourself to 1 or 2 posts at the most.
Canetrash....Coke or Chery? Slurp, slurp, slurp....

Lewis would have been a Freshman All American with Duke last year....wait...I think he received a redshirt....so...perhaps this year....kid is the real deal. Will run circles around turds in September.

Seriously...how do the turds stop our offense this year....too many weapons. Duke, Waters, Morris, Hurns, Dorsett, Lewis, entire O-Line back, Hagens, Dillard, Crawford???????

Driscoll = deer in headlights this September

WAY TO GO LEW!!!!! HARD WORK AND SUPPORT ALWAYS PAYS OFF!!!!! Malcolm Lewis back in the rotation along with Hurns, Waters, Dorsett, J.Carter(crossing fingers) will be a great lineup for us.

@Rich - to answer your question about the medical redshirt.... I'm 99.999% (don't quote me yet) sure he got it since it happened so early in the season. Plus he never RS before anyways. Won't be able to make the Naples trip but will be there at Joe Robbie as usual.

And as always....


IT'S GREAT

TO BE

A MIAMI HURRICANE!!!

I SAY IT'S GREAT

TO BE

A MIAMI HURRICANE!!!!


2013 HERE WE COME!!!

KC McDERMOTT WELCOME TO YOUR NEW FAMILY!!

YOUR BROTHERHOOD AWAITS!

As anyone can see, Golden & Co are putting together an Oline that will resemble what Dorsey in 2000/2001/2002. At the current rate of recruiting, Kehoe will have an Oline that weighs in at a combined TON by the time they're all matured and gone through the UTough program.

Good Lord!!!!

GO CANES ALL DAY EVERYDAY!!!!

Welcome K.C. McDermott to the Cane family young man. And just where is Gallober and Calvina at right about now? Great news on Malcom as well.

Welcome to the U K.C. Now please go get Khairi into the family so you snd him can start getting your NFL experience on the practice field like the old Canes did.

God Bless Malcolm. You have a tremendous heart. The heart of a cane. Great attitude. I am sure you'll be back sooner than anyone expected. Can't wait to see you on the field again!

Welcome to the U big KC. Time to start building the dynasty up again!

Yo Cane trash

Yo good luck Lewis, hope U come back soon and can play again
Yo Ur sorry team needs U and all the help it can get
Good for U that U play WR, Golden Retriever loves U like all the O players
This Golden Retriever sure loves offense

Yo Cherry Coke Pig
Ur offense can be stopped easily
Just ask ND, KSU, FSU or UNC

Yo U dopes get excited by any ole O player U get when it's Ur D that needs help and has lost most of it's better players

Let the good times roll
Fire up the grill
Play catch at practice
Spring is so much fun

DelUded and IgnoramUs LOOSERS!!!

Malcolm you have been an inspiration to the team, the fans, the Coaches, and above all your peers.

Your attitude shows what determination, and grinding through painful adversity can accomplish in order to get back to your old form. Your style of hard work and determination can be seen by everyone.

Keep up your football I Q, lift, get stronger, and as you return the 'Canes will be that much better for your contributions.

You are a Real 'Cane bro. We are proud of you.

KC good to have you on Board!. When you were younger and loved the 'Canes, you probably dreamt of playing, and imagined what it would be like to be a Hurricane.
Well you did it!!!.
You, like Duke never wanted to pull away from your dream. You could feel it. You want to live that reality.
Good things are happening under Coach G and his Coaches, and we welcome you to the team. Work, study, and play hard.
The tradition of the 'U', and our legacy lies in your hands.
As Canetillidie wrote " Your brotherhood of being a 'Cane awaits you at the 'U'".
Go 'Canes

Canestrash!!!!!!! WHAT UP BRO??

Glad to see your back!!!!!!

We have grape today.....slurp, slurp, slurp....can't get enough of us.....love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

"could HAVE" manny, not "could OF"

you should know this

9/5/2: the player dynasty never left. The cubbard was never bare with respect to players. Its the coaching dynasty that vacated the U.

Yup, Coker and Shannon, two terrible coaches in a row.

Malcolm, we are all pulling for your return.

KC - Welcome to the U!

Sileo (aka, Jerk) - Still think Golden can't recruit South Florida?

#9 with a bullet on Rivals 2014 list! for anyone who cares, lol!

THIS IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOME PAST CANE TEAMS AND GOLDEN'S TEAMS. THESE GUYS DON'T QUIT AND THEY KEEP FIGHTING. FOR LEWIS TO BE BACK TO THE POINT WHERE IS EVEN CLOSE TO BEING BACK IS BECAUSE THIS YOUNG MAN HAS BEEN WORKING HIS BUTT OFF AND THAT'S ATTRIBUTED TO THE PROGRAM GOLDEN IS BUILDING. THIS IS WHY I CANNOT AND WILL NOT STOP CAMPAIGNING FOR THE DEFENSE TO GET UP TO PAR WITH THE OFFENSE BECAUSE IF THE DEFENSE EVER DO "YES WE CAN" WIN A NC THIS YEAR! I KNOW THEIR ARE SOME STUDS ON DEFENSE PORTER,CHICK,PERRYMAN,GAINES,BUSH. GOOD ATHLETES LIKE HOWARD,FIGUEROA,JENKINS, AND PIERRE. THESE GUYS ARE TOO GOOD TO BE GIVING UP POINTS LIKE LAST YEAR. THEY CAN PLAY BETTER. DEFENSE IS ABOUT ATTITUDE AND TOUGHNESS REFUSING TO BE BLOCKED OR STAY BLOCKED. ATTACKING THE OFFENSE AND "HITTING PEOPLE IN THE MOUTH" (NOT REALLY). THIS CAN BE TAUGHT AND PREACHED EVERYDAY. DUNNO SHOULD BE THE MEANEST COACH ON THE FIELD AND DEMANDS THAT NOT ONLY DO HIS PLAYERS PERFORM BUT IF NO PUSH FROM HIS D-LINE, IF NO SACKS THEN GET ME ANOTHER D-LINE COACH. GA.TECH GOT RID OF AL GROH A VERY GOOD AND RESPECTED COACH BECAUSE IT WASN'T GETTING DONE. IF THE DEFENSE PERFORMANCE CONTINUES CHANGE HAS TO BE MADE. JUDGE THE 1ST GAME FAU. IT SHOULD BE A BLOW OUT WIN AND GOOD DEFENSIVE PERFORMANCE. PERIOD END OF STORY. IF NOT THAN WE HAVE PROBLEMS!! GO CANES !! GREAT JOB LEWIS KEEP UP THE HARD WORK.

@Rich - to answer your question about the medical redshirt.... I'm 99.999% (don't quote me yet) sure he got it since it happened so early in the season.

Posted by: CANETILLIDIE.....DH | April 02, 2013 at 03:07 PM

Like 99.999% of what U spew, Lewis cannot redshirt because he played in a game after the 3rd. game and more than 30% of the Season. Therefore, that's why he's listed as a Soph... But U keep doing what U do best. Making it up as U go.

Kehoe will have an Oline that weighs in at a combined TON by the time they're all matured and gone through the UTough program.

Good Lord!!!!

GO CANES ALL DAY EVERYDAY!!!!

Posted by: CANETILLIDIE.....DH | April 02, 2013 at 03:14 PM

So U will have 5 400lb O-Linemen huh ?

U-Tough ... Phhfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffiiiiitt

[]_[] 2 fer 2 today CaneBrainDead ...

What's next ?

by the comments posted by "0.001% Cane Thang Knowledge his ignorance and stupidity is running rampant today what a tool.

Jls14234 (canetrash) is getting his two cents in before sept....when the beatdown of the gators happens he will change his name....or disappear.....see u on the gator boards.....

good to see a 10.7 - 100 meter guy back on the filed.

Somebody wake me up when we start getting defensive recruits, particularly d-tackles. Credit al goldie though for continuing to point out that he has no faith in his boy oach OH-NO either, so let's keep loading up on all these offensive recruits.

[]_[] keep on sporadically getting fat slow white little brothers that are NOT Playmakers and we'll keep adding S. FLA. Studs to our already Stacked Team...

Tony told []_[] No Thank []_[]... Faahhhgettabo[]_[]t it.


In-state defensive tackle Anthony Moten verbally committed to Florida late Tuesday night.

Moten, a Five-Star prospect from Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas, announced his decision via Twitter.

The 6-foot-4, 280-pounder chose UF over Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Miami, South Carolina and many other others.

Welcome K.C. McDermott to the Cane family young man. And just where is Gallober and Calvina at right about now? Great news on Malcom as well.

Posted by: championships is all that matters | April 02, 2013 at 03:27 PM

we need D-Tackles. where are the D-Tackles ?

Welcome to the U big KC. Time to start building the dynasty up again!

Posted by: 9>5>2 | April 02, 2013 at 04:15 PM

KC - Welcome to the U!

Sileo (aka, Jerk) - Still think Golden can't recruit South Florida?

Posted by: Gmoney | April 02, 2013 at 06:15 PM

Maybe Golden should Coach Baseball... Getting 2-3 outta every 10-12 local kids would be a s[]_[]ckcess.


Somebody wake me up when we start getting defensive recruits, particularly d-tackles. Credit al goldie though for continuing to point out that he has no faith in his boy oach OH-NO either, so let's keep loading up on all these offensive recruits.

Posted by: Calvin | April 02, 2013 at 11:23 PM

[]_[] should listen to the man... He and Gallo are the only 2 []_[] Cane ClUck Geni[]_[]ses that see and get it on this entire board.

Good Job lil cuz. Keep up the good work. Greatness does no come easy. Hard work pays off. #9 all day. Its still early but 2013 is looking to be a good year if your a CANE.

really, you will score 42 per game ?

non cane haters on this blog: You all are a bunch of dumba55es.

TK swan- I agree with a couple of your points and disagree on others-

First of all, Ga Tech fired Al Groh after something like 3 or 4 and a half seasons. This will be Donofrios third. I dont defend his coaching but I do defend the fact that he has had NOTHING to work with so he has been re-buiding this D. HE MUST BE GIVEN AT LEAST ANOTHER FULL SEASON. YOU, CALVIN GALLO AND OTHERS WHO DISRESPECT HIM BY MOCKING HIS NAME, ETC ARE NO-NOTHING J-KS. Admit it- you dont like him bc he's white? Or another reason?

Good article by Manny on Rayshwan Jenkins. Now a sophomore Dback and his progress. Mentioned in the article is how Rayshwan gave up that 99 yd TD pass against Duke when we had Duke on their 2 yard line on 3rd down. He admitted there was miscommunication between him and Brandon McGee (another Shannon recruit). NO WAY DONOFRIO SHOULD BE BLAMED FOR STUPIDMISTAKES LIKE THAT. ONLY A DUMB A55 CAN BLAME HIM FOR ROOKIE MISTAKES LIKE THAT ( Rayshawn was a true freshman). You can do so much as a coach and players eventually mature and learn to be in the right place, tackle properly, etc etc. And there were many other mscre-w ups like that by the defense (eg that TD given up to UVA at the end)when players either freelance or are in the wrong place out of immaturity and poor knowledge or inexperience, that is what happens.

By the way to the idiot who harped on the 99% sure Malcolm Lewis redhirted- It was a medical redshirt you genius. Of course he burned his redshirt bc as a fershman (another UM true freshman who played) he played, but since he was hurt he may get a medical redshirt and hence a fifth year.

"...and we'll keep adding S. FLA. Studs to our already Stacked Team..."

Does the inbred maggot know how to read? Coach Muscrap said there is no depth on the O-line, or at RB or at WR (why Purifoy had to switch positions).

So, no, Gatr Trash Pig, you gots no depths despite what you write and your years of alleged five stars.

This year, with nooodle-arm chicken-neck Driskel as quaddabeck, will be a joke. You will get pounded. And as the coward you are, you will be silent for weeks only to pipe up and rip on the Canes.

Wash.Rinse.Repeat. Pig. Pig. Pig.

Florida had ZERO recruits from Broward and Dade their 2013 class, one recruit from Broward in 2012, and two in 2011. Moten is a great pick up for UF (assuming he sticks), but please stop acting like UF is coming down to South Florida and taking all of the best players. I'll grant you that other schools are doing well in SF (Alabama, Louisville, FSU) but UF is not one of them.

Yo Cane trash

Yo sid the Moron clUck it is Ur sad cane pig who changes names maggot
U don't know who I am, I am the source of Truth and Sanity
I will not go away don't worry
Someone has to point out Ur delUsions and stUpidity and make fun of U

Yo I said it before and now a few others point out the Truth U dopes hide from
Golden Retriever keeps loading up on O players
It is Ur sorry D that needs the most help
So U will outscore everyone right?
Not gonna happen for 12 straight weeks dUmmies

Yo I heard about a BBQ in the park that was supposed to be a football practice
No worries the canes r mature now
Or was it a bunch of Golden Manure?
We will find out soon

Yo sid clUck, come Sept 7th it is U who will run and hide doUchebag
Yo Cherry Grape piggy
U missed me right
Took a few days off
I'm back now

DelUded LOOSERS!!

Yeah the Gator seems to have a SHORT MEMORY of his team this past season. Our D may have stunk, but YOUR O stunk.

UFelony....lets here our little saying again....

Timmy Tears on TV
No dynasty
Bama beatdown every year
Bulldog beatdown every year
65+ arrests and counting
Top 5 recruiting classes with no results
NEVER AN UNDEFEATED SEASON (*Next to National Championships)
Urban Meyer the Liar Ohio Hire
Louisville Romp in the Swamp
1 win over Canes in last 30 years....

See you in September....Turds!!


" the Gator seems to have a SHORT MEMORY of his team this past season. Our D may have stunk, but YOUR O stunk."

cola, if 11 - 2 is stinking then what are you?
Gators had 2 games where the offense stunk
Your defense stunk the whole season
No comparison.

sunny, point is UF recruits the best players in the State, but it's true they don't get many from Dade
You admit Bama, FSU and others do clean up in Dade ahead of the canes, what does that say aout your team?

trailer, it is depth, not "depths"
Gators do have several 5 star recruits for real, not "alleged".
The O line is thin in the spring because several players are injured. All are expected to be ready for the fall, no depth issues there.
RB is not an issue we have a true big bruising back who will run all over your converted TEs, you will soon know his name.
We have the best RB recruit in the nation as a back up as well as a good junior. Our RB situation is better than yours. Duke is very good but he is not an every down back.
Driskel will be fine and will destroy your weak defense.
Purifoy at WR is a plus not a liability the dude is such a great athlete he will play 3 ways and he excells at all positions.
Coward? Of all the cane bloggers you are the most ignorant, obnoxious, and disgusting one.

"Gators had 2 games where the offense stunk."

Ummmm, no maggot. Those were just the games you lost. Remember LaMO? Last minute blocked punt to win? Would you say the O was good in that game?

This is why the UFAilure is the most disgusting and despised fanbase in all college football (remember the GQ article?).

You are delusional in addition to just being really dumb under-educated 'necks.

It sucks, to be, a Florida Gatard.

Suck on that, trailerpark maggots.

@ 0.001% Cane Thang Knowledge

I'm sorry did you say something.....? I'll wait punk.

Keep hating, it only fuels us.

GO CANES ALL DAY EVERYDAY!!!

I do know who u are jls....u give yourself away with little things u say. Our D will be better this year, we had redshirts last year at tackle . They are playing this year. We will stroll through that weak o line like that high school team did last year. If it weren't for that block late in the game, everyone would have forgotten appalation st vs michigan....hahahahaha.....too funny. See u on ghe gator boards.....if they have any after Sept.

Calvin and CANETRASH are under the bleachers during spring practice giving each other the huckle buck!!! While that big dummy Jim Gallo takes notes!!!! Keep talking you sally's!!

Reality - I'm not happy that Miami is missing out on some of the best players in Dade, but they still hit on a lot of big time players (Duke, Bush, Howard, etc..) and I think they will do better this recruiting cycle. Also, the days of Miami cleaning up all the best recruits in South Florida is probably over. There are too many programs that are aware of the talent in South Florida and a lot of kids just want to leave the area for a while. This has actually been occuring since the mid-90s which is why Miami has to recruit nationally in addition to locally. The 2001 team had 45% of its players out of state. Golden knows what he is doing and I don't think misisng out on some of the top talent in South Florida says anything about his team or the program.

@ Sunny Dee

True Golden isn't getting ALL of the South Florida talent but it must be taken into consideration that many of these kids wouldn't be able to get in, ie: D.Kirkland having trouble getting into Arkansas (said he liked the academics there, lol) and also Angelo-Jean Louis who was denied at Marshall. Then there's this ongoing annoying scandal with the ncdoubleaholes who bumble and fumble everything under M.Emmert. Until this headache is truly done and finish, this recruiting trend will continue and most kids will go elsewhere while the true State of Miami athletes will stay home. I agree with you that Golden does know what he's doing. Plus who can deny the recruits he's been pulling from out of state. These are some players that he bringing down here. I say give it time. Good post by the way.


GO U!!

You people are just stupid. No way the canes even COMPETE with any team from the SEC, much less the mighty gators. Miami is never, i mean never going to be relevant again. Before you talk trash, you must do something first. And 12 years ago doesn't count. Even though you won the peach bowl against us, remember we didn't have a coach. No excuses this time, it's your field, and it will look like K-State and Notrer Dame all over again. BEAT DOWN

Rated as the 31st player in the nation by 247Sports, the four-star offensive tackle picked the University of Miami over Notre Dame, saying he wanted to stay close to home. The Irish recently hired his eldest brother, Tyler, as a graduate assistant.

“I couldn’t leave my friends and family,” McDermott said to TV cameras during an announcement at Palm Beach Central High. “It wasn’t going to happen.”

Golden had nothing to do with him going to UM....golden still can not recruit dade county....

so golden passes on a 6'4" 333 denver kirkland OL for a 6'6" 285 OL guy that at this point we have no need for....

OL lineup:

1. malcolm bunche jr - 6-7 323
2. jon feliciano jr - 6-5 314
3. ereck flowers so - 6-6 314
4. danny isidora fr - 6-4 312
5. hunter wells so - 6-4 300
6. taylor gadbois - fr 6-8 310
7. hunter knighton - fr 6-5 265
8. sunny odogwu - fr - 6-8 311

makes no sense really.....but golden usually does not make sense....not to mention we have his brother for 2 more years....really did need him but he is a good player

Wonder if this brain-dead douchebag Gallo has ever seen either kid play? Thomas was the goal at Booker T.; Kirkland a throw-in. You are a simple douchebag Gallo.

Now go get yer shinebox.

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