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Hurns named team MVP at Hurricanes award banquet

The Miami Hurricanes football team held its 2013 Canes Football Awards Show on Saturday night at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall located inside the Frost School of Music.

Joe Zagacki, the “Voice of the Miami Hurricanes”, served as the awards show’s emcee. The show opened with the top 13 plays of the 2013 season.

The Hurricanes coaching staff handed out 21 annual player awards. Freshman WR/KR Stacy Coley was named the team’s Newcomer of the Year; junior LB and Butkus Award semifinalist Denzel Perryman was named Defensive MVP, while senior OG and Senior Bowl participant Brandon Linder was named Offensive MVP.

Second-team All-America P Pat O’Donnell was named Special Teams MVP and senior WR Allen Hurns was awarded the Jack Harding Team Most Valuable Player award.

Throughout the evening, several video messages from prominent #ProCanes were played for the team – Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin, Andre Johnson, Clinton Portis, Ed Reed, Jon Beason, Antrel Rolle, Devin Hester and Greg Olsen.

QB Stephen Morris was the recipient of the Plumer Award for Leadership, Motivation and Spirit. Senior DE Shayon Green received the Melching Leadership Award. Both awards are voted on by the team.

At the end of the night, head coach Al Golden thanked the senior class and all 25 seniors were presented with their framed jersey.

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As for Valentine being all LSU, isn't that BAD news for your gatrs? You would rather he come here, where you gatrs can avoid him for four years.

Poor name changing murder joking coward, so busy trying to throw bad news at us, even lies like that, when you cannot comprehend how it would be worse news for you.

^^Damn that was harsh lol!

The kid Kiy Hester looks like an absolute beast and great pick-up, but he is extremely aggressive and proactive in his style of play, in other words is a freelancer.

Hate to see how UTough and the defensive scheme manage to neuter his abilities.

His highlights remind me of Deon Bush-- look how unsure and hesitant he is out there after 2 seasons of the retreat-based culture change.

Nice job 5 rings in titletown. You can see the difference between Micheal B, who wants Miami to improve, even if he dislikes the coaches, versus this name changing murder joking fellow that only wants bad things to happen to the players, coaches, and fans. If you had seen the sheer joy he had at the news of Bryan Pata's death and the death of Sean Taylor, you would be saddened that a person like that can still post here.

Let's see if the murder joking name changing fellow has a single CLUE what he is talking about regarding Valentine.

Rivals says he is a liar.
Miami (FL) COMMITTED (07/03/2013) Offered None LSU None Offered None

ESPN doesn't even have LSU on their PAGE for him.

http://espn.go.com/college-sports/football/recruiting/player/_/id/167573/travonte-valentine

And Scout? Telling that he has his Miami visit AFTER the negative recruiting lies are tossed his way by LSU.

Miami (Fl) Verbal Yes 01/31/2014
LSU No Interest Yes 01/17/2014


But then, you used to post that Howard and Burns and Duke were "ALL GATOR", as well, so your record for getting those picks right is pretty poor overall.

HTC, I can see why you would say the scheme might neuter his abilities, but what in the UTough conditioning program will neuter his abilities? We are just talking about getting a group of players better at running, lifting, and endurance. That has been done, as shown in objective measures. I doubt that Swasey, who was around before Golden and will likely be there afterward, is going to do anything that would ruin these players.

look storm johnson and alex collins both outperformed duke johnson in net rushing yards....

whats your point....what he did was weak especially against the low life team UM played this year, end of story...

2011: nothing in the trophy case
2012: nothing in the trophy case
2013: nothing in the trophy case

so put up an argument when there is an accomplishment that is REAL.....

al golden never wins ACC or goes to NC...just a lot of unproven accolades except turning 1-11 programs to 9-3 which ANY high school coach can do in the MAC...

keep s....king his d...ck, I could care less....if you cant beat a weak duke team with a SENIOR team and this talent...you are a LOOOOSSSEERRRR.

Golden said that every facet of the football team has his imprint and he also insinuated several times over the years that conditioning was a problem prior to him coming to UM. Swasey was over strength and conditioning prior to Golden coming to UM, so it was an obvious critique of his abilities. "U-Tough"--is not just the usage of a new, catchy name to describe "working out". It is a belief system that players do better when they are bigger and stronger, ala a Big Ten approach to development. But not all positions nor players need to get bigger. Some kids come in just right for their positions and just need to be left to gain size naturally. DZP and Chickillo should have been left alone. Porter should have been left alone. They all lost a step getting bigger in U-Tough's regiment.

Golden somewhat believed that Swasey's style or approach had already ruined many players before him. This can explain why he brought along his own conditioning program and Swasey was asked to abide by it--or goodbye.

teddy bridgewater and charlie strong will light up all of al goldens deficiencies......

2014: nothing in the trophy case.....that will 4 years and NOTHING.....

all the other top programs get completely turned around within 2 years and all of those teams ALSO didnt have any contact with the NCAA about sanctions just like UM did....

What's the Cane Basketball team ranked ?

al golden has had TOP talent here at UM since he been here......he just got rid of them all

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
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
Seantrel Henderson - RT
Raphael Kirby – LB
Dalvon Stuckey - DT

He created so much turmoil when he came here, the likes I have never seen at UM....parents never called radio stations complaining...NEVER

golden/dnofrio have done NOTHING....

UM will give UL everything it can handle in the 1st half of the upcoming bowl game. We will definitely be up at half and the defense will be putting on a commendable display, but the game will undoubtedly come down to our coaching responses to UL's halftime adjustments. This is the time in the game when coaches earn their checks and accolades--not coincidental, this is the time where our team usually falls apart or begins to show schematic weaknesses. Its also when Morris historically begins to lose focus and can't sustain drives (get 1st downs).

The 4th quarter will be huge in this bowl game. We will be up and UL will have the ball with a chance to win--I predict that we'll have to stop them. Lets see how the defensive scheme and U-Tough responds.

I don't think so.....Louisville is too strong on defense...plus they at #2 in 3rd down conversions.....

UM defense averaging 500 yards last 3 games....that's not gonna be fixed....bridgewater will be on a sight seeing tour in the pocket....Um will not be able to stop him.....

prepare for ANOTHER national televised beat down with all the recruits watching how great al golden is....

Axed? I axe who was the chin-quivering maggot that posted this a few months ago? You can't hid, Pig. It's too easy to pound you like the fat old maggot you are:


OK University Of Miami Hurricanes Fans, here's the deal ... U Won, made the plays, deserved to Win, are the better team and have been the better program over a 30 year period. The Florida Gators got hit right in their moufs. That may just be an opinion, but that's what the results on the playing field states. No excuses. We Gators n Canes have been going at it since the Summer of '08 on these blogs and it's been full insults ahead for over 1,800 straight days. It's been a constant back n forth of, U said, Gator said... Gator said, U said. U Suck, Gators Suck. Has it been interesting ? At times sure. Has it been ugly ? Mostly. Has it meant a damn thing on the field ? No. Now back in that Summer of '08 the Gators will say U came to their blog spouting pollution. And U will say that the Gators came to Ur blog doing the same thing. Ultimately and ending cycle of mostly senseless ridiculousness that just went round n round in a circle of insults and foolishness didn't mean a thing. So, having said that, It's over. I'm not asking for a truce, just saying it's over by virtue of the fact that our Football rivalry is no more. It's just in the past. Now U can say why U think it's over. And Ur entitled to that opinion. The Gators will have their reasons, and they are entitled to that opinion. Bottom line is this... Right now, Miami Football... Florida Football ... Florida State Football Programs are not "Back" Yet. But they are ALL rising. No debate that they are 3 of the Best Top to Bottom College Football Programs College Football has EVER seen and easily Top-5-10 over the last 20-30 years combined. Simply put, when the State of Florida BIG-3 are ALL doing well, College Football is far better as a result. It's a State of Florida thing that the other 49 States, as well as the World simply wouldn't understand, could never understand, will never get and certainly will never fathom.

Now I'm not here to call for some kind of truce. I think we all know, in totality, that's an impossibility. And really, I don't really think we need one. We as fans are passionate. Some more fanatical than others. But from this point forward I hope we can just be more civil to one another as Miamian-Hurricanian / Gainesvillian-Reptilian - Floridian Americans. I will. I also sincerely want to apologize for some of my disrespectful comments in the past Cane fans. But in my own defense, I must say that far more of my "nasty" and "hateful" posts were others impersonating me. And trying to explain that, during those times, was simply useless. As for the other Gators that post here, I ask you to drop n bury the axe. It's been too long, the winding road has run it's course. The Gator n Cane points and counter points are just moot now... Time to move on. The Canes have their destiny and the Gators have theirs. God willing, for the sake of College Football, they will meet again someday in the foreseeable future in the Post-Season. Which could only mean one thing... We Both Don't SUCK !

In closing, I think we Gators n Canes can certainly agree on one thing. There are ups n downs, trials n tribulations, ebbs n flows for every Program in College in all Sports as well as life... I do believe it's safe to say that The Miami Hurricane and Florida Gator Football Programs are both ascending no matter how we might personally feel about the past... Win or Lose, Victory or Defeat, Saturday September 7th from High Noon until the final gun was as compelling as College Football gets or ever gets (minus of course that Driskel left-handed pass with 8 seconds to go). Much respect to U and Urs ...

Good luck Cane Fans... Go get Ur Coastal and ACC Championship. When U do, the rest will fall into place...

Gators ... ditto ... Eastern ... SEC ... ???

See U down the line Mighty CANE FANS ... perhaps in Basketball or Baseball ... SALUTE.

No Mas from me.

Sincerely,

A Miami born GATOR/CANE ... 9-11-13


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C'est la vie Arty ... It's been real brother.

Posted by: Soldy is dead ... R.I.P. | September 11, 2013 at 10:01 PM

^^^^^^^^^^

Limp-wristed mea culpa from the blog Pig. Suck it. I have forgotten the names of more Marines than you will ever know. You give some fake apology on 9/11 like it's supposed to mean something you maggot.


I don't think so.....Louisville is too strong on defense...plus they at #2 in 3rd down conversions.....

UM defense averaging 500 yards last 3 games....that's not gonna be fixed....bridgewater will be on a sight seeing tour in the pocket....Um will not be able to stop him.....

prepare for ANOTHER national televised beat down with all the recruits watching how great al golden is....

Posted by: Jim Gallo
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Exactly! So there should be no reason for to watch the game or post on here for that matter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5hCH7QOBic

This is the only video I can find of the UTough program. It is mostly speed and conditioning and competitive drills, with some light weight lifting as well.

In the numbers I have seen, the UTough program increased speed and agility as well as muscle mass. It measures the same factors that they measure in the NFL combines. It wasn't turning them into musclebound slowpokes.

Hurns, Coley, Duke, and Dorsett have gone through UTough and all have gotten faster. Perhaps UTough only works for the offense?

Miami players go to the NFL combines and run faster than they used to, not slower. For example, Lamar Miller, who had the fastest time among running backs at the 2012 NFL combine.

http://nflcombineresults.com/nflcombinedata.php?year=2012&pos=RB&college=

So he wrote

"No Mas from me.
Sincerely,"

And then changed IDs and continued his disgusting attacks anyway.

Admits that for five years he was purposely attacking Canes fans on a Canes blog, enjoying riling Canes fans up with comments about how he was the one that killed Pata, and how he was going to lynch our head coach and QB, but of course he forgets that slip-up of honesty.

Well, since he has also joked about the latins living in Miami, he probably didn't know that No Mas means NO MORE. The rivalry is over, and even when he is ignored, he attacks, daily.

"But from this point forward I hope we can just be more civil to one another as Miamian-Hurricanian / Gainesvillian-Reptilian - Floridian Americans. I will."

Well, THAT lie sure didn't last long. Came on here during the trial of the killer of Sean Taylor, to claim that he was working on the case for the FBI about a drug angle. Only after I posted a direct QUOTE showing that there was no drugs involved in this case, did the name changing fellow back off from that lie.

"prepare for ANOTHER national televised beat down with all the recruits watching how great al golden is...."
Posted by: Jim Gallo | December 17, 2013 at 01:42 PM

You mean like your prediction that Miami would lose on national TV against the gatrs, and then again in the cold against Pitt? You sure did get those two "predictions" right.

Just another lie from the guy that said all his neighbors went to BC, and that a 0-0 coach in Connecticut is the right choice and that Miami should have gotten him, and that he was a navy seal, and that Miami will never sign anyone from Booker T anymore thanks to Golden, and that Duke Johnson has done nothing in Miami.

Yeah, your predictions have been 3-9 so far this year, looking forward to watching you end up 3-10, fake gallo.

Five, that Pig has been at it since 2008, as Soldy, The REal Don Soldy, Arty, The Curse of Art Kehoe, Vagotis, et al. He graduate from Gables High in '83 and grew up a Canes fan. He went to UFraud and, tired of the Canes pounding the Gatr garbage, aimed his fury at Cane fans and the recent past Canes players and coaches.

So, he is an early fifties loser who posts on here nonstop, mostly racial, and one time, on 9/11, appears to have had a come-to-jesus moment. Of course, that slobbering excuse didn't last.

He was, is, and will be the blog Pig. I can smell you from a mile away, Pig.

I don't see a speed comparison on Porter and Perryman, but this was an interesting quote from Chickillo:

A combination of explosive lifting bumped his bench-press max to 400 pounds, squat to 500 and power clean to 350. He did 29 reps on the 225-pound bench press test after doing 27 a year ago. That's all designed to get more time in the opposing backfield since that was a glaring weakness of last season's defense.

"I've actually gotten faster with my weight," Chickillo said. "I am more explosive and I feel good."

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-08-03/sports/fl-um-football-0804-20130803_1_anthony-chickillo-al-golden-conditioning-test

The Pig loves to make predictions about recruits. He just does it to try and get under Cane fans skins. It is predictable and predictably boring. It is what any successful 53 year old would do with his spare time, no?

Of course, the slob was awfully quiet this year since his Gatr Trash was pounded week in and week out. 2014 will be more of the same with that same crap Corch Muscrap and Driskel. They are a great white trash version of Abbott and Costello.


He was, is, and will be the blog Pig. I can smell you from a mile away, Pig.

Posted by: Jim Gallo
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So you're the one, true Jim Gallo?

Speaking of Bryan Pata, the legacy of his name continues to do well in the community, with the Bryan Pata Memorial Fund. Tomorrow they will be helping local youths in Miami. Very happy for his family that his legacy lives on in a positive way.

http://www.hurricanesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=28700&ATCLID=209343965

I hope his killer comes to justice. It is long overdue.

Although fans could not go to the awards show, here is a video that was shown there, from Canes that have moved on the the NFL, including future Hall Of Fame players.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X85n1XxrjI

Are these some of those alumni that gallo says want Golden out? I doubt it. He has been wrong about so many other things, I bet he is wrong on that one as well. Still no link from him, you notice, supporting his false claim.

Real Gallo, I know that since I saw what he did to kill the Sun Sentinel blog. Look at their comments in July, 2008, before he got there. They could agree and disagree, and there was even a REAL gatr fan named James on there, who could disagree without trolling.

Then this guy came along, and Shandel would listen every time he demanded someone be banned. All the regulars left, and it is to the pont now where there are NO comments left on the Sun Sentinel blog.

Once he killed that, he chased Canes fans that had left him over to the Palm Beach Post, where he used the same pattern of death threats followed by reporting to get Canes fans banned from there. Take a look at that blog now. Dead.

Now he is here, trying to do the same thing. Watch what you say in response to him, he is EAGER for them to remove you and me and any other Canes fans on here, at an IP level. Protect yourself from his sick game.

Five,

Manny and the Herald know the deal with this maggot. It is fun in a way to pound the porky poster.

well that's what idiot bloggers like you do all the time....is blame the players....

I always blame the COACHES....coaches make decisions, not the players. If the players are not good enough then why are you playing them?
-Jim Gallo

It is always the coaches fault. Which is why the Cleveland Browns fired Bill Belichick. That wasn't a lack of talent just a terrible coach right? Before you put down Duke, do a comparison to their defensive players to our current players. They actually average more 3-star players than we do. But that is changing. The NCAA cloud has lifted and we have a top-3 class coming! 30 recruits with 14 top 200 players.

Tubby now off on meaningless soldier analogies. Just a hater who is obsessed and spends her time trying to develop new arguments to blame Golden for Canes lack of winning. It is actually really easy. 1 team out of 120 wins every year and we currently aren't near good enough.

Our talent pales in comparison (isn't that racist, Tubby?) to the top teams,esp on D. Our D performance has been poor and will either get better when we have more talent or it won't. If it doesn't Dno will
have to go.

The defense is averaging giving up 500 yards over the last five, not three, five games.

That's half a season almost straight of getting used. The offense has yet to bail them out against any team that had a decent season yet. If that doesn't change, UM isn't winning this game, and since the defensive game plan never changes under Alverage, UM isn't winning this game unless Morris plays one of his best games ever in his final game as a Hurricane.

Help them Steven Morris, you're their only hope.

Dixon is gone, where does this leave Miami in their quest to get an elite WR?

"Golden said that every facet of the football team has his imprint and he also insinuated several times over the years that conditioning was a problem prior to him coming to UM. Swasey was over strength and conditioning prior to Golden coming to UM, so it was an obvious critique of his abilities. "U-Tough"--is not just the usage of a new, catchy name to describe "working out"...Golden somewhat believed that Swasey's style or approach had already ruined many players before him. This can explain why he brought along his own conditioning program and Swasey was asked to abide by it--or goodbye.

Posted by: HarrietTubmanCane | December 17, 2013 at 01:14 PM

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This is simply not true. This is your interpretation, which to people who don't know better, might sound like facts.

You take a benign situation and make it look malignanct, as if Golden has a vendetta or lacks respect for the []_[] tradition.

1. Shannon told Swasey to make them small and fast...
2. Swasey answers to the HCs, who hire him and dictate the strength and conditioning program.
3. Golden didn't rebrand anythingl; it's still Swasey with some new marching orders.
4. The players are plowing over the conditioning marks under previous coaches.

Feel free to check the record on this too.

Golden competed against us and wouldn't be here had he no respect for []_[] tradition. If he thought little of Swasey he would have gotten rid of him.

You all continue to manufacture drama that doesn't exist. Just stick to what you know. I'll throw this one in with Donna running off Butch.

Try again.

Thats cool but its ok to refute opinions because its a blog of course, but U never attempt to compete with facts and stats when they're posted. U magically appear to combat supposed conjecture when your own posts are solely based in it as well.

There were articles about Golden, Swasey, and the state of strength and conditioning at UM a few years back. I deduced my opinion from these articles.

"1. Shannon told Swasey to make them small and fast..."

LOL, but U have the nerve to complain.

Exhibit #1

http://www.hurricanesports.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?id=895797&DB_OEM_ID=28700

Playing time dictated by weight room numbers.
Overall goal is to *mentally* motivate the players using rankings and off-field goals and not on-field performance.
"The main objective (of U-Tough) and focus was to make them believe that 7 wins wasn't good enough" --Andreu Swasey.

Still, all accountability on numbers and the players, but last in the ACC and 116th in defense doesn't garner any form of accountability towards the HC and DC's defensive scheme.

Way to "Raise" Canes...again.

The kids can get as they or the coach want...but when that game plan comes down and its counterproductive, U see 4 star recruits getting burnt every single play (if they catch the ball) against 2 star recruits.

Swasey said that when kids get in the game, there's a pressure moment that can't be encompassed in training.

I agree, and thats the moment that the intellectual leadership of the coaching plan should step in to provide ease and direction. We our kids fall back on their training--the other team (usually inferior talent-wise) does or almost beats us.

Seantrel Henderson, ...new coach, a whole new staff and new plan.

Swasey is not new staff lol. For him to feel this way, that new plan must have him thinking Swasey is new. Or Swasey must be alot different.

I believe in coach Swasey. I think he is one of the best. I think it's a function of the culture. We're changing that. I felt that way when I got here.
We're vastly improved from where we were last January but we need to get stronger, we need to educate the kids better on dietary and nutrition choices.
Again, you can't go out there with 208 pound linebackers out there and think it is ok. It's not ok. We're playing against teams that have 230, 240, 245 pound linebackers and were going out there with guys that are 208, 212, 216, 218. Can't do it. Can't do it. There's obviously been a shift in philosophy in what I'm looking for. I Want a big, strong powerful team. It's not just all "Hey swasey, get them bigger". There's going to be a shift in what we're looking for. The type of size and strength that we want to be. There has to be a culture here that puts a premium on strength and conditioning and size and being at the appropriate weight
--Al Golden.

Merry Christmas Trolls. Go Canes!

The amazing thing is that with the way the offense has performed the past two years, if the defense was merely just as good (mediocre) as the defenses Shannon had during his last two seasons, the Canes would have won 10 games each year.

It's not all about adding weight to players. They are clearly playing slower with the additional weight. I agree they needed to add some weight but I think there was too much focus on it at the expense of speed.

I hope Golden and his crew aren't so stuck in their ways that they can't make adjustments based upon results. Golden seems smart enough, but will he be too stubborn?

By the way, Shannon was obsessed with size too and he passed on several playmaker recruits because of it.

Posted by: HarrietTubmanCane | December 17, 2013 at 05:12 PM
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Excellent research coming from a SOLID-ON-DOWN, loyal Hurricane fan and what not.

Oh, it's obvious that the CULTURAL CHANGE surrounding Hurricane football matters, is Big 10 football brawn vis-à-vis Penn St. football.

And yes, it's the same Penn St. football culture which plays for a National Championship every 16 or 18 years. hUh

Good points as usual Sunny Dee.

I just want to be clear, the motivation behind my posts are not to compare Shannon and Golden. I talk about the current state of UM's football team and overall program. Shannon isn't apart of that anymore , so my posts rarely mention him proactively.


I hope Golden and his crew aren't so stuck in their ways that they can't make adjustments based upon results. Golden seems smart enough, but will he be too stubborn?

Posted by: Sunny Dee | December 17, 2013 at 05:27 PM
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Why does Cane loyalist CONTINUE to bring up one Randy Shannon. Chit, he's been GONE THREE YEARS now. So give it a bloody rest, bUbba!

As for Goldie being WISE and what not. That's a matter of Green nd' Orange opinion making.

FWIW... Any B.C.S. head coach, worthy of any sort of SMARTS, would've have CHIT-CANNED his defensive coordinator, which schemed for a defensive unit that FINISHED NO.116 in the nation. dUh

Matter of fact, said defensive coordinator had his unit FINISH DEAD last in the lowly A.C.C. two years in a row. huh

Nonetheless, Miami will have winning seasons with Goldie nd' Marky Mark leading the way. Albeit those winning campaigns WON'T be of the 11-1 or undefeated variety. If U Know What I Mean.... Or is that just U Wait nd' See.

Long time UM strength and conditioning coach Andreu Swasey was overseeing the completely redesigned and newly implemented off-season workout program as directed by head coach Al Golden.

It has been rumored that Golden had each player sign a formal "personal contract" that stated in very specific terms what each player had to do during the Holiday break to remain in good standing with their head coach, the university and the team.

Included in that contractual agreement with every player was at least two general requirements:

1. Complete fourteen supervised strength and conditioning workouts.
2. Read two books: "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team" and "Talent Is Never Enough".

It is no secret that the players at Miami have not been "U Tough" enough over the last several years and Golden is committed to correct that problem. To be totally fair and honest, while most fans and several former 'Canes who are now NFLU players have praised Swasey for his work at UM, a few others have seen him as part of the problem and not the solution.

Goldie nd' Marky Marky have done an excellent job on the recruiting front and what not. Yes indeed, the Canes already have 29 VERBALS safe in hand and Goldie INTENDS to bring in TWO OR THREE more H.S. player's into the Hurricane program. dUh

So it obviously begs the question. Which CURRENT player does Goldie INTEND TO RUN OFF!!

Yeah, yeah B.C.S. head coaches EXCOMMUNICATE player's all the time and what not. So what.

Ah So, another Cane SCAPEGOAT ( Swasey ) for y'all Miami partisans to point the Green nd' Orange FINGER AT. hUh

Sounds like mental and/or psychological ploys to me.

The contracts (encourages ownership) and the books (point the finger and sole responsibility of performance and discipline on the players themselves).

Golden is busy attempting to change the idea that our recruits have about themselves or their self-image instead teaching them how to self-actualize their needs and wants of being successful football players thru accountability and intelligent football strategy that should be exemplified first by himself and the staff. Providing intelligent football stratagem is the best way to earn players respect, adulation and loyalty. He must show the players that if they listen to him during games, his strategy puts them in the best positions to disable the other team and cause a win.

That is the mental conditioning he is attempting to garner from the players without first having it for himself. He needs to buy in and get smarter. Then there's no need for Unity Counsels, PSY binders, U-Tough, and Raising Canes commercials.


Our talent pales in comparison (isn't that racist, Tubby?) to the top teams,esp on D. Our D performance has been poor and will either get better when we have more talent or it won't. If it doesn't Dno will
have to go.

Posted by: GatorKillerCane | December 17, 2013 at 03:53 PM
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I don't believer on HarrietTubmanCane is an In-the-Closet racist and what not.

But it's absolutely obvious that U are DENSE and what not!!

Because your boy Marky Mark should've been in the UNEMPOYMENT line at the conclusion of the 2012 season. dUh

Matter of fact, your boy Marky Mark happen to take a TOP TWENTY-FIVE ( Top 25 ) Hurricane defensive unit and made them look like the TOP 47 unit, they should've NEVER BEEN. hUh

Nevertheless, I do give GKC kudo's for being a loyal Marky Mark apologist and what not. Seriously I do, DENSE GKC!!!


Then there's no need for Unity Counsels, PSY binders, U-Tough, and Raising Canes commercials.

Posted by: HarrietTubmanCane | December 17, 2013 at 05:51 PM
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I don't recall Hurricane football employing the above-mentioned QUICK SALE enticements until Goldie nd' Marky Mark arrived in Coral Gables.

I don't know. Perhaps these strategies worked at Temple and work for Penn. St., but this is THE U we talking bout'.

I thought the LOI/scholarship was the only contract agreement a coach needed to begin to influence and develop the talent he recruited. The U-Tough contract seems to be a crutch of sorts, to demand accountability and aid/justify disciplinary action when the initiatives or content is not met.

U can't force culture, especially not on South floridian kids who have never experienced success outside of a football field growing up. U can't come here and force a culture on them thats the polar opposite of the only successful culture they've ever witnessed--the aggressive and smart one on the football field.

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