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Mystery recruit identified. LA Times: defensive lineman from LA County, Calif., signs with the Miami Hurricanes

Apparently, the Hurricanes weren't done on National Signing Day.

The LA Times reported that defensive lineman Joe Brown of Paramount, Calif., has signed with the Miami Hurricanes (Class of 2014). 

UM confirmed the news on Tuesday.

Brown told Rivals.com he will be converted to an offensive lineman.

I was told by UM insider that Brown was the young man seen walking with offensive line coach Art Kehoe and receivers coach Brennan Carroll to meet up with some players who at the time were in their informal offseason practice Friday night. The coaches were going to hand him off to the players, who were going to show him some campus facilities after they finished practicing.

On the Paramount High website, Brown is listed as a 6-5, 330-pounder who played nose guard, defensive end and defensive tackle. His team played in the San Gabriel Valley League and went 7-4 this past season. He had 82 tackles -- 61 of them solo, according to the school website.

Brown was a San Gabriel Valley two-time Defensive Player of the Year.

He also reportedly was offered a scholarship by University of Texas El Paso.

Brown had academic problems and "had to make up a lot of classes the past two years, going to summer school and adult school," according to The Times, which attributed that to Paramount athletic director Alex Acosta. Brown also reportedly improved his SAT score along with his grades.

SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN

 

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Al Golden and former players visiting the family in the hospital. Once a Cane always a Cane.

#CanesFam

#PrayForJoJo

We should ask ej44 if once a cane always a cane. A player who like all of us made mistakes when we were young. Many that we learned from. Ej44 made his mistake but kept his nose clean but golden doesn't allow him back. So once a cane always a cane only when golden chooses to.

Golden has the worst dc and the most homer fans in all of college football but the homers are too busy being paranoid that they will never ever understand


Golden has the worst dc and the most homer fans in all of college football but the homers are too busy being paranoid that they will never ever understand

Posted by: Ron Zook

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Dude what is your effing prob??? GROW THE F UP. People like you give HUMANITY a bad name. There is a time and place for your bs, now is NOT that time.

Instagram account has been turned off. Not a good sign.

A former University of Miami football player was fighting for his life Tuesday after his Lexus sedan crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler as he headed west on Interstate 395 out of Miami Beach.

The horrific crash left the sedan wedged under the truck, paralyzed traffic and sent JoJo Nicolas, 24, to the hospital with severe injuries, according to Miami Beach police.

Detective Vivian Hernandez said Tuesday that a call of a crash on the MacArthur Causeway near Alton Road came in just after 5 a.m.

Nicolas, a former Cane defensive back who was on the team from 2007-11, tweeted Monday night that he was beginning to celebrate is upcoming 25th birthday. He described himself on his page as “Chasing my NFL Dream!”

“Kickin off the bday turn up week at Mansion with my brotha,” he wrote.

Hernandez said it appears the refrigerated food distribution truck was at a red light, about to go, when the gray Lexus crashed into the rear. The truck driver was not injured, Hernandez said.

Rescue crews had to cut the roof of the sedan to remove Nicolas. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital with severe injuries, Hernandez said.


Tuesday morning, police said it was too early to determine whether speed or alcohol was a factor in the crash.

“Those could be contributing factors. It’s still part of the investigation,” said Miami Beach detective Vivian Hernandez. “They took measurements and that will take a little bit of time.”

Such a waste. Nothing good happens on SOBE at 5am on a Tuesday morning after partying all Monday night. Just hope others will heed that it can all be over in a flash and perhaps learn something from this for a little while until they forget and become invincible again. Glad other innocent people other than family, friends and fans weren't involved.

Cabs, Limos, courtesy cars, phone a friend, hell make a sand pillow and crash on the beach.

Damn.

Sad to see jojo pass.

Hurricanes Football @MiamiHurricanes
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Posted by: Ron Zook | February 25, 2014 at 03:03 PM

F-U, maggot. Crawl back under the double-wide you share with your meth-addicted mother in Trailerville. Gatrs are such whitetrash-trash.

"Just a stupid GAinesvilian/Miamian/UFailurian",
He has been rotten all day, but no need to rip the one decent post he placed. Cola Cane asked him to back off, and he has.

#CanesFam

^^^^^

He posted "sad to se JoJo pass." There has been no report of his death. He was still hanging on. Why would you trust the word of that Pig?

I don't trust his word.
I just don't feel that we can ask him to stop, and then start up on him.
Today is not the day for that.
He will be back tomorrow, I am sure.
Let's show more class than him, and move on to more important things.

u remember this Cane poster over and over Cane fam fan ?

Over and over and over and over and over again and again and again...

Posted by: Bloody Gayturd Credit Card


May 9, 2008 ... THIS is when it ALL STARTED right before the 2008 Season and game in G'ville. And it was U that STARTED it.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida Gators safety Jamar Hornsby has been kicked off the team after turning himself in Friday to answer charges he allegedly used the credit card of a woman killed six months ago in an accident that also killed a teammate.

Hornsby allegedly used a credit card issued to Ashley Slonina, a University of Florida student who died in an October 2007 motorcycle accident that also took the life of Gators walk-on Michael Guilford.

Guilford, a walk-on defensive back, had earned national attention for playing the role of Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith on the scout team during preparation for the 2007 Bowl Championship Series national title game, which the Gators won 41-14.

deja vU huh ? u only have u to blame for the last 6 years.


hoping for a true God sent miracle for your beloved Cane Jo Jo Nichols.

Posted by: Bloody Gayturd Credit Card

and u know exactly who u are.

Well, looks like he will not wait till tomorrow for his rants and lies.

Disappointing. You are a disgusting human being.

Please leave us alone. We can dig up old posts tomorrow to see who "started it".

Posted by: full circle reality | February 25, 2014 at 03:50

Yeah, maggot, because in your twisted mind there is equivalency between mocking a player who stole a dead person's credit card then was dumb enough (we are talkin' Gatr Trash here) to use it versus a former player who may die as the result of an accident.

You are a miserable piece of garbage. Hornsby was a disgusting criminal. JoJo the victim of an accident. No equivalency. The Pig that you are uses anything he can to rip the Canes.

F-U, Gatr donkey.

He jokes about killing our players, he jokes that they were drug dealers, he jokes about lynching our coaches.

At some point, the Herald will need to find a way to remove his kind from these comments sections.

Until then, I guess he wins. He destroys conversation, spews lies, and then whines when someone calls him on it.

Please leave. It isn't funny anymore, even if you once thought it was.

Google calls you a liar, by the way.

Your search - "Posted by: Bloody Gayturd Credit Card" - did not match any documents.

Ahhhh, but still can't beat the Canes. And that is what troubles this Pig more than anything.

Just can't beat them, maggot. Canes own your dump of a school. What will sink faster? Your Gatr Trash foosball team or the value of your near-worthless UFraud diploma?

Acc doosh:

I guess clemson wooping on LSU and UGA back to back in two different seasons means that the ACC is fsu and o one elze. Dumb a55

The ACC guy is now posting as "full circle reality", trying to justify his years long disgusting comments on all Canes blogs.

He will change IDs again soon enough, and claim he wasn't trying to justify his daily attacks.

I think I am done for today. Nothing will be accomplished with his disgusting joy over the injury of a Canes player.

deja vU huh ? u only have u to blame for the last 6 years.

hoping for a true God sent miracle for your beloved Cane Jo Jo Nichols.
Posted by: full circle reality | February 25, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Pretty sad to be stuck in the same rut, doing the same thing for 6 years now.. yikes.

I assure u that when the next blog comes out soon regarding JoJo Nicolas condition and all following blogs that there will be No Gator fans that will ever mock or be disrespectful in any way what so ever about the injury or tragedy involving any Football teams players.

unlike 6 years ago.

Yeah, maggot, because in your twisted mind there is equivalency between mocking a player who stole a dead person's credit card then was dumb enough (we are talkin' Gatr Trash here) to use it versus a former player who may die as the result of an accident.


Posted by: Just a stupid GAinesvilian/Miamian/UFailurian | February 25, 2014 at 03:56 PM

and there u have it... blind cane denial in full bloom.

"Bloody Gayturd Credit Card" is not offensive at all when a Gator player giving a ride home to another Gator player's girlfriend that BOTH died in that very accident. WHOSE BLOOD ? Then use that tragic situation to mock their deaths and then claim there is "nothing related or to see here" to a tragedy that happened to multiple University of Florida Students, Family members and fans right before the 2008 game.

Again, there will not be a single derogotory comment regarding this tragic situation unless the very same cane fan that went by Bloody Gayturd Credit Card over and over then uses a Gator ID to incite which he had done many times before. Not one. And he knows who he is and will probably yell and scream here soon the loudest.

May God Bless Jo Jo Nichols, his family, friends and fans during this extremely difficult time.

Posted by: full circle reality | February 25, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Maggot, Hornsby wasn't the one injured or killed you sad-sack moron. He was a felon and deserved every bit of mocking he received.

And look at this Pig, still holding a grudge from 6 years ago. Think his life is exciting? Full of new challenges every day? Or is he just a fake internet warrior?

He is just a looooooser Gatr Trash.

BrianTheBeastLondon ‏@MiamiRadioBeast 2m

On my reporting that JoJo had passed...I had multiple sources give me that info...it's a regretful mistake and I own it.

That's why I thought he had passed. Btw why am I gator what I've said about golden wasn't false. Does speaking the truth make u a gator. When I was a homer I wasn't a gator but now that I'm not I am?

Maybe someone has mentioned this but he's not even being signed to play DT. He's being signed to the OL. Therefore, video of him @DT isn't an accurate depiction of his playing ability. If that's the case then....

"UM's newest addition to the 2014 class, defensive tackle Joe Brown, will be used by UM as an offensive lineman, he told rivals.com today. He said he prefers to play defense, but UM needs the offensive line depth."

Here we go again!!!

Posted by: Five Titles | February 25, 2014 at 04:08 PM

Try Posted by: Jamar Hornsby's Bloody Credit Card blog cop.

then all the ensuing 23 'Ships and Championships is all that matters that followed.

a direct shot a 2 Gators that were tragically killed and then the Teeblow, Teebag and other Tebow post came right after.

do ur research or u'll never make blog Detective.

enough of the Whoa is Me Dick Tracy.

Posted by: Whoa is u cane fan | February 25, 2014 at 06:08 PM

So, again, all this from 6 years ago.. wow.

Anyone who posts on another team's blog is a douche. No matter what team they root for. The person posting on the Gaytor blog was a douche at the time, as are you.

zook and team the guy was 2 time def player of the year in his area. Many times, due to bad grades, they dont get the ratings because there supposedly headed for Juco.

Many of Jimmie Johnsons studs are hungry guys unrated(russell maryland was not rated from Illinois) FYI--- many of our former greats were unheralded guys. ITs what you do in high school.

After the 1st top 10 5 star guys(and they all dont pan out), its what you do after high school that matters.

UM would not waste a schollie unless this guy is a good and hungry player

Mike B. we had on Rivals all 3 stars or higher this year. THOSE ARE NOT REACHES. 1 and 2 stars are reaches.
11 espn 300 players, 2 rivals 100 juco players, 13 of the 26 are the best of the best. and other 13 were all 3 star or higher.

So , 1 2 star who was Def Player of the year but had bad grades is worth it. There are no 9-10 reaches. This was top 10 class on espn and 12 on 247

Any further info on Jojo?

FYI his instagram hasn't been turned off yet... they just made it private so if you weren't following him before today than you're out of the loop of the updates that his family (gf or mother) is posting on there. I wish you the best of luck Jojo and may God help you and your family pull through this.

But he's not even playing dt he's going to be a guard

He had arguable the best oline class this year and already has two guys for next so why waste a scholarship when this year the south florida talent is loaded and we don't have many ships this year so why waste one on a huge huge reach theta bring brought to play oline

Crazy day for Miami with Jojo being in an accident and Hunter collapsing and being sent to the hospital. I read that Al Golden was at Jackson Memorial Hospital with Jojo's family. Class act... even if he can't make the right decision and fire Onofrio. Jojo graduated in 2011 and must have a left quite an impression on Golden for him to go to the hospital and be with his family instead of just issuing a blanket UM press release.

Mike 88:

Dude you are a bag of negativity

Nothing you say makes sense

Ypu predict. Brown wont work out. You state that "this is miami" we shouldnt settle. Settle for what? Kids will either come here or wont. Despite everything, golden has recruited some great athletes. Now we need to put it together and win. Winning will get better recruits. And better results


Prayers to jojo.

F the gatirs and zook. Anyone who could post a negative thought about jojo is a pos, and shold die. Now, ala what happened with pata.

Gainseville should have a nuclear omb dropped on it. I wont miss it. No one will

Nice of Golden to go see Jojo's family. I'm praying Jojo pulls through.

Seriously disgusting that someone would joke about a kid fighting for his life in the hospital.

Praise Jesus

Mc Kinnie Bryant,who was a JC project from PA,comes to mine as a project that turned out huge.Ask Art Kehoe about that one.

(typical disgusting comments from the coward removed)
I need answers.

Posted by: Bloody credit K A K in yo Marbleouf and your shattered knee | February 25, 2014 at 08:11 PM

No.
You need removal.
You need help.
You need to get a life.

But you have already been given the answers, sicko, you just choose to continue this sick game.

Of course, he will also be on here in an hour, after they delete this comment, claiming he has NEVER seen any of his sick murder jokes on here.

Folks, there you see a Florida Gator. Next time he claims he doesn't do this, remember that he finds this funny, especially on a day like today. Under no circumstances should you forgive this sicko, he has begged apologies only to turn around and do it again.

I sure hope that Karma comes through in this case, even if I don't believe in Karma.

He will claim I am paranoid. He is wrong.
He will claim freedom of speech. He is wrong.
He will claim that some Cane did this first. He is wrong.

Please leave, Curse, ACC sucks, Ron Zook, and all your other aliases. Your sick jokes are funny only to yourself, but the pain you are causing in the process is not worth it.

Stop.

Crazy day for Miami with Jojo being in an accident and Hunter collapsing and being sent to the hospital. I read that Al Golden was at Jackson Memorial Hospital with Jojo's family. Class act... even if he can't make the right decision and fire Onofrio. Jojo graduated in 2011 and must have a left quite an impression on Golden for him to go to the hospital and be with his family instead of just issuing a blanket UM press release.

Posted by: Ron Zook Is The Worst Blogger in All Of College Football | February 25, 2014 at 09:39 PM

Well said. This goes beyond football strategy disagreements. BTW, you moved over to Bleacher Report. Is there anyone like this obsessed coward on there?

the 305 in Ohio | February 25, 2014 at 05:40 PM

That's the problem on this blog, they didn't bother reading that part, because they to busy waiting on who is gonna pick up the soap. Pathetic bunch morons on this blog.

"... the pain you are causing in the process is not worth it."
Posted by: Five Titles

Lmao... Check mate motherffffuccker

Fine.
"Checkmate". Even though nobody else was playing with you.
You "won". Even though nobody else was playing with you.
Your "work" here is done. Even though nobody else was playing with you.

Please leave us Canes fans alone.

39-6

Fine, you won something 39-6.

Please leave us alone, sicko.

This guy is going to switch postitons to offensive line it says ? Why?

He has the size and bull rush abilities, but is not strong on defensive techniques.

I believe they figure Kehoe can turn him into a top offensive lineman better than Jethro could be able to turn him into a top "plug" tackle.

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