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Duke, Coley, Dorsett, Chickillo, Howard talk Gators

Duke Johnson followed up his stellar freshman campaign  with a career-best performance in the season-opening win over Florida Atlantic, rushing for 186 yards on 19 attempts. So how does he feel about leading the nation in rushing after 1 week?

"... We've got bigger fish to fry, things to overcome than being No. 1 in the nation," Johnson said Monday.

The Hurricanes are facing one of the nation's top defenses Saturday in Florida. You know the Gators are going to be looking to punish Johnson at every turn. This has to be the game he not only shines above all others, but shows he can take that pounding, too. I asked Johnson why he thinks he can handle a heftier load. His answer: He spent all summer getting bigger for this moment. We'll find out for sure on Saturday.

> Hurricanes freshman receiver Stacy Coley talked about his two drops against FAU and how quarterback Stephen Morris and other veterans came up to talk about it with him after the game. Coley said he hasn't had two drops in the same game since he was a sophomore in high school. I expect the freshman to bounce back with a big game against Florida.

> Hurricanes receiver Phillip Dorsett said there is no trash-talking going on right now between the Canes and Gators. But with two former high school teammates from St. Thomas Aquinas -- cornerback Marcus Roberson and safety Cody Riggs -- roaming the Florida secondary Dorsett is looking forward to Saturday's game.

Dorsett also talks about the injury to Rashawn Scott and how the Canes collectively have to step up. Dorsett, the fastest Hurricane with a 4.29 time in the 40, only had two catches for 14 yards against FAU, but was bracketed and doubled often. He also said he was happy to speak with freshman Stacy Coley last Friday after his two drops. You might remember Dorsett had to deal with a case of the drops against Notre Dame.

> Among the more interesting thing Hurricanes defensive end Anthony Chickillo talked about Monday was how fresh the defensive line was in its win over FAU. That obviously hasn't always been the case. Chickillo, who has started since he was a freshman, said he played his fewest snaps ever at UM last Friday because the Hurricanes had more players to turn to. That's obviously a good sign.

> Tracy Howard said in camp he wanted to have 10 interceptions this season. He didn't have any against FAU, but maybe he will Saturday against Jeff Driskel and the Gators. You might remember, Florida was once the odds on favorite to land the nation's top cornerback in 2012 before teammate Malcolm Lewis and coach Al Golden convinced Howard to stay in town and play for Miami. Here is what Tracy talked about Monday.


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Blah, blah, blah. When it comes to talk, u clucks are #1 in the Nation.

Keep it up for now but at 3pm Sept. 7th. u'll be right back to where u were the last 8 years.

How long is Scott going to be out ? The wait is over and if they(gators) play that man/man coverage this is going to be fun. Dorsett will have 2 deep touchdowns. I look for the Gators to stack the box and try to take away Duke, the only way this works is if Morris does not exercise patience.. He will! Miami 38 Gators 13..

gaytors need some "ICE".

Gator fans are why people hate the gators. There fans are cowards and weird

Blah, blah, blah. When it comes to talk, u clucks are #1 in the Nation.

Keep it up for now but at 3pm Sept. 7th. u'll be right back to where u were the last 8 years.

Posted by: u are still u | September 02, 2013 at 07:59 PM

"Blah, blah, blah"??????????

You're reading the f*cking UM blog on the Miami Herald you loser.

No matter what happens with this game Saturday you, personally, are a huge loser who's obsessed with a school the school you pretend to follow only plays once every five years.

This game will happen, one set of internet nerds will be quiet for a week, and then you losers are going to keep going back to your UM-UF fake internet rivalry that has nothing to do with football.

Man I hate seeing these teams play this attack the line of scrimmage style of defense and we still slow dragging. I guess we'll finish near the bottom of the pack with tackle for lost (tfl's)again.

FSU defense is setting the tempo on how this game will be played

I can see why we made a play on Tom Savage when he available, he's see to be poised.

The Chickillo interview is great...one bad hombre! Florida is not going to believe what is going to hit them come Saturday.

Winston from FSU looks very good...Savage from Pittsburgh...not so much--at least so far.

LOL, everyone is a Gator, everyone is dumb, but U refuse to answer a simple question, you're named after a Gator coach and U once again refuse to back up what U say with proof. PLUS U SPELLED "T!TS" WRONG LMAO!!! You've sent all of your minion my way and they've all been sent back owned lol! Who do u have next? Next! Not believing our coach is adequate enough for our team to win on a NC level, does not take me out of the fold of Cane fandom. People complain about coaches all the time--in the past and presently, it has never done so, and doesn't now. Sorry. And this is the forum to discuss our team is coaches, so why are your panties always so bunched up bruh?

U are a man worshipper.

What a buffoon...Next!

Pittsburgh coach said they have to be "multiple" lol heard that before. Playing 15 yards off man and these garbage zones making Winston look like Peyton Manning.

Laughing...you are a child...I spelled it as tets purposely you nimrod...again, laughing at you!

Now you claim that anyone that says anything positive about the Canes are my minions and you own them. Listen you squat to pee Sally, you own no one!

You say that it is all right or you to attack all of our coaches, because they are not part of the team. Really? It is clear you've never played the game of football nor do you even have a passing understanding of the game.

By the way Alice...I'm not your bruh!

As your screen name and posts prove...you are a woman.

But Tad Foote hated football and we won 5? Hmmm...I'll take the guy who lets us win thank you.

Posted by: Shalalala hurt UM football | September 02, 2013 at 05:50 PM

Which proves my point. President's don't run/influence football. Tad fought against it but Jimmy, Butch, Howard were just too good. Donna supports it but the decline started with Coker and plateaued with Shannon's regimes.

I'm so happy to have someone who has a plan like Al Golden. I take nothing away from Randy Shannon--he has growth to do in coaching--but some guys are great coordinators, and some guys are great HCs.

I'm not gonna say who the clowns are here because they're doing a good job of anouncing their presence, but if you start talking about Shalala as the reason we can't recruit, then you don't know anything about Miami/college football.

Since when has any recruit ever chose a school because of the president? They care about the coach! They care about PT, depth charts/competition, and to a degree tradition.

Gators still have suspect kicker, Lil FYI the wind swirls in Joe Robbie. It can be different direction at each end.
The Offense is still One dimensional, mostly gimmick hand off plays should help our defense.
Bottom line if Miami Oline can get push and protection, Gators are done.

"We're looking forward to playing them"

luv it. Perfect response...

ll bs.....golden just sucks.......there are no more excuse to makde....florida has a younger team and eveyone on this blog says dridkel su...cks

no reason UM should lose to UF.....

time for the rubber to meet the road......lose to UF....golden/dnofrio just leave quietly

all the golden lovers are quiet all of a suden...what happen to golden is a Jimmy J?

Jimmy took over a NC team, not quite what Golden was handed.

here come more excuses.....

shannon recruits left for golden:

QB Jacory Harris
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
DB Thomas Finnie
WR Travis Benjamin
DB Alonzo Highsmith
RB Lamar Miller
DL Micanor Regis
DL Marcus Robinson
LB Sean Spence
WR Tommy Streeter
DL Oliver Vernon
DB JoJo Nicolas

and these are all the guys that left under golden or were disciplined:

Golden Casualties:

vernon davis - RB
darion hall - RB
storm johnson - RB
kevin nelson - LB
andrew tallman - TE
billy sanders - TE
cj holton - FB
adarius johnson - WR
keion payne - DB
devonta davis - DB
jermaine barton - OL
ray ray armstrong - S
thomas finnie - CB
gionni paul - LB
travis williams - LB
jamal reid - DB
kelvin cain - LB
Vaughn telemaque - S
tracy howard - CB
curtis porter - DT
luther robinson - DT
jeffery brown - DT
darius smith - DT
alex collins - RB
denver kirkland - OL
terrell brooks - DT
matthew thomas - LB
jaynard bostwick - DT
keith bryant - DT
luther campbell - #1 UM fan
tim ice harris - feeder coach
northwestern - feeder school
booker T - feeder school
carol city - feeder school
miami central - feeder school
norland - feeder school
Terry Richardson - RB coach
Jedd Fisch - Offensive coordinator
Geroge Mcdonald - WR coach
Mario Christobal - Head coach
Eddie Johnson - LB
Rashawn Scott-currently out of the discipline bull pen
Gabe Terry - LB
Robert Lockhart - WR
Sony Michel - RB
Preston Dewey - QB
Ricardo Williams – DE
Delvon Simmons – DT
Jacoby Briscoe – DT
David Thompson – QB
Jalen Grimble – DT
Jontavious Carter - WR
Danny Dillard - RB
Dyron Dye – DL
Alin Edouard - QB

golden is way over his head.....all the golden lovers will see I was right all along.....

First 7 years of their careers:

1. alabama - nick saban 51-30 / 4 bowl appearances
2. ohio state - urban meyer 70-16 (5)
3. oregon - chip kelly (former) 46-7 (4)
4. stamford - david shaw 23-4 (2)
5. gerogia - mark richt (former UM QB...can you believe that) 72-19 (7)
6. texas am - kevin sumlin 46-19 (3)
7. s carolina - steve spurrier 59-23 (4)
8. clemson - dabo swinney 40-21 (5)
9. louisville - charlie strong 25-14 (3)
10. florida - will muschamp 18-8 (2)

UM - al golden 40-45 (1)

nobody that is 40-45 will ever be in the national championship hunt.....no way no how...

and duke is not a 250/300 carry back.....no matter what he says.....last year he wilted towards the end.....

golden better have an alternative to Johnson to share the load EQUALLY....

No doubt Jim we need a #2RB that's starting level. Every team needs that. If the starter has 50 yards of a drive that's got you in the Red Zone he will be tired and that's not a time for a scrub reserve come in that the defense know is only blocking period.

We will find him this year

Gallo you need to eat some "ICE".

Zook, U still are evading, deflecting, denying, and attempting to discredit lol!

Why can't U answer my questions, they aren't about your Massa Golden. When/where did I claim any of those things (just saying stuff in hopes that it sticks)? Your minion aren't those who say positive things about UM lol! Your minion are those who attack those who question and critique the coaches Golden and D'No--not "all of the coaches" Did your master teach U those spin techniques? U are a good boy Stephen from Django!

Where/When did I say that coaches aren't a part of a team? Once again just saying anything. Coaches are definitely a huge/integral part of a team, thats exactly why its totally ok to question and discuss their abilities at performing their jobs as coaches...thank you! We need a better coach and DC for our team is the point thank you. Its simple...whats your malfunction and chip about?

Are U and Boss Man Golden gonna beat me up now Stephen--as you've threatened before? Where is delusionalcane when Zook needs him?


Zook, where is your evidence for me not ever playing football or even me not understanding it? I have and do both. Prove something...anything....please?

If my screen name proves that I'm a woman, then what does your screen name say about U?

Yup, the very thing that U so vehemently detest--A freakin Gator LMAO!! Its time to come out the closet in more than one way bruh.

This is a must win game no excuses.!

Jim Gallo, are you stupid or what.

true cane is spot on accurate identifying how pitt coaches clobbered their own team with their zone pass NO coverage and LBs way off the LOS.

The reason the Canes need to play man to man pass coverage with two free safeties is to allow time for 4 FOUR (quattro, feer, four) down def. linemen and a disguised blitzer to fight their way through 6 blockers to get to the QB. The FSU QB against Pitt was a sophomore and looked like a pro QB completing passes anytime he wanted because of Pitt's (and golden's and d'o's) insanely stupid zone NO pass coverages.

Gallo is spot on accurate that it is NOT the players who make a winning team. It is intelligent coaching like Myers, Sabin, etc, and NOT the insanely stupid coaches like golden and d'o who do not know jack crap about football, sets, defenses, player encouragement, NOTHING. I would not let my son play for them if they were coaching little league football.

They have four days left to ensure a man to man pass coverage, four down linemen over the off. guards and TE (or tackle if a split end), move LBs up to within 3 yards of the LOS, send in a disguised speedy blitzer on obvious passing plays. It is elementary. And the fact that golden and d'o do not know the most basic defensive formations proves how stupid they and the fans of golden and mediocrity are.

The wrecking of UM football began with the trustees or directors hiring shalalalalaalala who hired shannon and then golden, both unproven in the pro ranks and the colleges as successful coaches.

Then, instead of UM using tens of millions of dollars brought in by NC teams and building a stadium near campus, shalalalalala goes to JRS and blows a wad of cash to rent and empty stadium.

When will shalalalaa and golden be fired? Oh, I forgot, incompetence is the new norm of the jerk generations of 30s, 40s and 50s year olds.

Jim Gallo wen to Miami Dade.

He sits in section 427 at the Canes games and cheers like he's an alum.


Posted by: CaneFan'72 | September 03, 2013 at 07:42 AM

Shalala hired ADs, not coaches.

And you really think that a stadium costs "tens of millions of dollars"?

You're just clueless.

And BTW, there's no where to put a stadium anywhere near campus.

and duke is not a 250/300 carry back.....no matter what he says.....last year he wilted towards the end.....
golden better have an alternative to Johnson to share the load EQUALLY....
Posted by: Jim Gallo | September 02, 2013 at 11:39 PM


Fake Cane once again shows his ignorance, first by posting a list that was ALREADY DISPROVEN, and then by claiming the ACC ROY and current #1 rusher in the nation WILTED last year.

VT 11-100, 9.1 avg, long 65, 1 TD.
UVA 16-150, 9.4 avg, long 52, 0 TD.
USF 13-66, 5.1 avg, long 15, 1 TD. Did not play in a blowout fourth quarter, or he would have reached 100 easily as Miami ran out the clock.
Duke 16-176, 11.0 avg, long 65 (again), 3 TDs.

Three of his four games over 100 were in his last FOUR games, please tell me how that is WILTED, troll.

It's real easy for these folks that were kicked off other sites to come on here, be insulting and negative, and then demand that the Canes fans that were already on the healthiest of the newspaper college football blogs leave the blog to their lies, so that instead of discussing the Gator game this week, they can still harp on a dropped pass or a bogus late hit call.

But when they try to claim that a guy that averaged 123 yards and scored 5 TDs in his last four games WILTED, then you know they are desperate.

They can try to demand that Canes fans leave a Canes board, and they can try to demand that we go on the very site that they are banned from (which would make that site BUSIER, when normally a person would want that site to DIE if it is so terrible), but they forget that we have dealt with worse than them, in their many aliases, for the past five years.

This week is the week that Curse Piggy has to finally put up or shut up, with his claims that he is some massive bodybuilder that will wipe the floor with all of us. I am betting that not a SINGLE Canes fan comes on here Sunday injured from that coward. In fact, they might tell the story of a fat slob in a XXXXXXXXL faded Tim Tebow shirt trying to grab discarded tailgate scraps out of the trash bins after the game.

Alonzo Highsmith is going to buy tropical park. It won't cost much.

And BTW, there's no where to put a stadium anywhere near campus.

Posted by: An actual UM fan | September 03, 2013 at 09:08 AM

I understand what you mean in terms of empty land, but there is a GREAT location right across the street, where Ponce Del Leon Middle School currently sits. Move that school, and that land would be a great location for a stadium.

I know it isn't likely to happen, thanks to Coral Gables, but if it did, that would be the perfect spot, with nearby mass transit, walking distance to the stadium from the school, and parking both on campus and around the stadium.

You better watch out
You gonna cry
You for sure gonna pout
I'm telling you why
Florida Gators are coming to town
Gators are coming to town
Florida is coming to town

They're making a list,
Checking it twice;
Gonna sack Morris and put Duke on ice.
Florida Gators are coming to town
Gators are coming to town
Florida is coming to town

Muschamp makes you start weeping
He knows your schemes are waste
He knows that you've been bad and rarely ever good
So giddy up for a beating by goodness sake

Gallo, if the Canes win, I want you to f-ing kill yourself. I will supply the poison, plastic bag, knife, gun, noose, bathtub filled with water and plugged-in toaster, you name it. Whatever your flavor of going out, I will have it ready.

You are a maggot of society.

Wow, St. Nick with a weak Christmas song, from the town where they give each other Jim Beam for Christmas, and where Carlos Dunlap celebrates the holidays by driving deliriously drunk on the streets of Gainesville until he fortunately falls asleep at the wheel before he kills someone.

How about this one for you, troll.

Kerwin Bell, Kerwin Bell, the reason the Gators quit,
After that 31-4 loss, they wet their pants a bit,
Kerwin Bell, Kerwin Bell, his heisman chances lost,
tried to give emmit smith the ball but 15 yards was all he got.

Cam Newton and Brock Berlin, both left the putrid swamp,
and turned around and beat the Gators and showed a Gator chomp,
Now there is one more try, before the Chicken Gator tap outs,
but when you read the series results, the Canes still won more bouts.


Kerwin Bell, Kerwin Bell, the reason the Gators quit,
After that 31-4 loss, they wet their pants a bit,
Kerwin Bell, Kerwin Bell, his heisman chances lost,
tried to give Emmitt Smith the ball but 15 yards was all he got.

Canes will win but only if they put pressure in the gator's backfield by close, tight, man to man pass coverage which will give time for the Canes' four down, defensive linemen and a blitzing Cane LB to get to the gator QB or at least make him rush his throw.

Heck, if they did these things, they might even pick off a gator pass, or two instead of playing zone NO pass coverage and watching the gators pick up first downs all afternoon.

The Miami pass rush of past NC years looked like a jail break into the other teams' offensive backfields because of tight man to man pass coverage and no place for the other teams' QB to throw to.

thanks for the laugh '72!

Florida 30 - Miami 10

"Heck, if they did these things, they might even pick off a gator pass, or two instead of playing zone NO pass coverage and watching the gators pick up first downs all afternoon."

IF the canes coulda have a pass rush
they can't

IF the canes woulda get a pick or two
they wont

IF the canes woulda play D like olden times
they won't

IFs, and Coulda, Shoulda, Wouldas wont get U far in this game clUcks

Posted by: Five Titles | September 03, 2013 at 09:27 AM

As usual, U begin a post saying one thing and then either embody it yourself or contradict it before concluding it. This was the "healthiest of newspaper college football blogs", but later U say its been plagued by a true admitted Gator fan troll for the last five years. One that u are admittedly afraid of till this day and are still wondering if he'll show up and hurt Canes fans this Saturday lol! I don't mean to laugh but how is that healthy?? I remember coming here to read the blog posts by Manny & Susan and scrolling down to utter madness. Dudes were exchanging numbers, putting together petitions, contacting local Congress people, calling Al Sharpton and Minister Louis Farrakhan to settle the beef. Thats not upstanding and "healthy", Appearances Man. U can't paint two portraits at once on the same canvass.

Who has harped on a dropped pass or late hit? I didn't mention either even once, and have read only a few people mention it (is it not worth discussing--I mean they occur?), but no one even discussed it yesterday to my recollection, so there has been no "harping"--exaggeration.

Instead of lumping people together, why don't u say who u are talking about or referring to? "they claim...these folks...they...they...them...their...they forget... I mean how many times are u gonna say "they"? When are gonna stop being vague, in hopes of slyly establishing posters who have differing opinions then yours as some organized group out to damage the blog or attack others. Scare tactics--you sound like Hitler and George W. Bush. The group that overtly says "we" and refers to each other as "we", does exist though. And U are a part of it. See misdirection and deflection doesn't work when there's no compulsion involved.

Please repost where anyone "demanded" that Golden fans leave a Canes board? It has clearly been suggested, in plain and humorous ways, but never demanded. Now U employ the victim role smh--this pattern is getting old. I guess next its gonna be that "they want or hate our freedom" lol! Yeah that'll get em' bucko!

No one wants that site to fail, thats how you'd feel if U were banned. I'm ecstatic to be banned--its like being kicked out of a cult--thank goodness--the only issue is with your self for staying as long as U did--total waste of time. See I own my ish--I have the ability to self-reflect and admit a fault. Quarantine U Corporate/Pageantry Canes in one location is ideal but necessary. It was a harmless suggestion and attempt at solving your issues of victimization at the hands of a group U yourself created.

Curse piggy hasn't even been posting. I wonder why?? Could it be that there's little ammunition now that there's a demographic of Cane fans discussing our team--while taking the good with the bad? If u acknowledge your own faults, what can a troll really say? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! U should be kissing the posters U detest toes for cleaning up this filthy blog that the Curse made his own pig pen.

Stand up and salute before reading: Calvin, Cool Cat, Tally, CaneFan'72, D, Gallo and True Canes' posts! Boy

Joe Rose,

Great interview with coach Golden, you asked him the question I've been waiting to get the answer to. And expectingly he didn't answer. In year 3 is the talent on his team (Hurricanes) just as good as what the gators have? He ducked. As expected. He has to leave himself some wiggle room in case we lose. I'm not sure about many of you all but I would love to hear my head coach say yes, "I think we have just as much talent as they have."

But if he says that then that would mean this game would come down to coaching. And of course if we lose it's never his fault. Al is a pretty smart guy.

Accountability starts with the head coach
Coach Golden.

Coach Golden,

Fux the Gators and all those hillbillies making the ride down 95 to see the game. We have enough talent to be them chumps.

its ideal but *not* necessary.

Let's go Canes!!

Just Sayin what is your point?

The 'Canes will surprise your Gators and your tail will be in your mouth as you slide out of town,.

NO couldAS, WoulsAS, ShouldAs need not apply. It will be a Done deal:

CANES 31 Gators 10..

Cluck on that Just Sayin, because you just lost your cluck.
The 'U' all the way.
Go 'Canes

Posted by: UGoCane

Good for U homie that U are all worked up for THE one and only game of the year at No Life.
Too bad that U got no rational evidence to be so worked up about your team. So U handled FAU, what an accomplishment!

Now U face a real team, let's see how U do.
My prediction is more of the same. Your offense folds against a good defense, your defense, well.......... what defense?
That is the point home boy.
Coulda, shoulda, woulda
Lots of IFs
It's a cane thang homie

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