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UM Canes football program opening curtain to spring practice -- fans invited to attend all but 3 sessions

It has been a long time, but the University of Miami has decided to open 12 of 15 spring football sessions to the public. 

The three closed sessions to everyone, including media: Friday, March 28 practice and the first two scrimmages on Saturday, March 29 and Friday, April 4.

Miami opens spring drills this Saturday, March 1, at 9 a.m. at Greentree Field.

The bowl practices were open to the public, too. Nice touch. 

Will you be coming to any practices? Fun to bring the kids, even if you don't stay the whole time.

Here's the UM release:

Twelve of the Miami Hurricanes’ spring football practices will be open to the public. Miami’s March 28 practice and its first two scrimmages (March 29, April) will be closed to the public. Miami opens spring drills Sat., March 1 with a 9 a.m. practice at Greentree.

 A new twist to this year’s spring practice schedule: coaches from the University of Miami, FIU, FAU and the Miami Dolphins have joined forces to host the first annual South Florida Football Festival for high school and youth coaches March 28-29 on the UM campus. Two-day registration is $50 and Saturday registration is $20. Don Soldinger will be the keynote speaker Friday night as he talks about his “Attitude of a Champion”.

 The South Florida Football Festival will also include “Fundamental Friday”, a 90-minute demonstration to assist high school and youth coaches and players learn the latest fundamentals and techniques from the 2014 Miami Hurricanes coaches and players.



Saturday, March 1                   Practice 1 (9 a.m.)

Sunday, March 2                      Practice 2 (9 a.m.)

Tuesday, March 4                    Practice 3 (9 a.m.)

Thursday, March 6                   Practice 4 (9 a.m.)

Tuesday, March 18                  Practice 5 (9 a.m.)

Thursday, March 20                 Practice 6 (9 a.m.)

Saturday, March 22                 Practice 7 (9 a.m.)

Tuesday, March 25                  Practice 8 (9 a.m.)

Friday, March 28                      Practice 9 (6 p.m.), Cobb Stadium – Closed to the public

Saturday, March 29                 Scrimmage 1 (12 p.m.), Greentree – Closed to the public

Tuesday, April 1                        Practice 11 (9 a.m.)

Friday, April 4                            Scrimmage 2 (6 p.m.), Greentree – Closed to the public

Tuesday, April 8                        Practice 13 (9 a.m.)

Thursday, April 10                    Practice 14 (9 a.m.)

Saturday, April 12                     Spring Game (6 p.m.), Sun Life Stadium

The University of Miami has launched the $7 million Football Victory Fund to address the most important needs of the football program. There are a variety of ways to contribute to the Football Victory Fund as well as to Hurricanes Athletics.  For more information on how you can donate and details of the pending projects, please call the Hurricane Club at 305-284-6699 or visit umvictoryfund.com
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Friday, March 28
8:00-9:30 a.m.                      Registration (Student Activities Center)
9:30 a.m.                                Welcome & Staff Introductions
9:45-10:45 a.m.                    Offense with James Coley
9:45-10:45 a.m.                    Defense with Mark D’Onofrio
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.        Chalk Talks by Position
12:15-1:30 p.m.                    Lunch (Student Activities Center)
1:45-3:00 p.m.                      Special Teams with Al Golden: Essentials of the Return Game
3:15-4:30 p.m.                      Offense with Dan Shula, FAU WR Coach
3:15-4:30 p.m.                      Defense with Corey Bell, FAU DB Coach
4:45-6:00 p.m.                      Dinner (Student Activities Center)
6:15-7:45 p.m.                      “Fundamental Friday” at Cobb Stadium
8:15-9:15 p.m.                      Keynote Speaker – Don Soldinger “Attitude of a Champion”
9:15 p.m.                                Coaches Social
Saturday, March 29
7:00-8:30 a.m.                      Registration (Student Activities Center)
8:45-10:00 a.m.                    Offense with Steve Shankweiler, FIU Offensive Coordinator
8:45-10:00 a.m.                    Defense with Josh Conklin, FIU Defensive Coordinator
10:15-11:30 a.m.                  Special Teams with Darren Rizzi, Miami Dolphins
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.        Lunch
12:00-2:00 p.m.                  Miami Hurricanes scrimmage



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Very cool that they are working with other local colleges and the NFL to help our high school kids at the next two levels.

It will help continue proving that South Florida is the place to be when it comes to high school talent.

they can't even get their "fans" to the game (unless the GATORS are in town) and now they want their loser fans to go see practice....ZZZZZZZZZ

Any news on Jojo?

Hey, Feaast, go beg for more sprinkles on your ice cream sundae at Mark Light and leave the journalism to professionals. (Or, in this case, Manny and Susan.)

Good News!

JoJo Nicolas has been UPGRADED to Stable condition.


Geez, Oliver/Acc Sucks/Curse. You claimed victory.

That means you can drop the mike and retire.

Please Stop.

To th piece of subhumanexcrement, who is lower than the lower intesine contents of any crocodilian, who said jojo had passed:

May the bird flu, and a mutant form of hiv invade gainesville and all of alachua county

You disgusting piece of mucus

Well said.

I know your ID asks Calvin and HTC to leave, but they are at least true Canes fans. They even post in Canes sites, which Gallo and his other aliases do not.

This Oliver guy today, ACC guy Yesterday, Soldy guy the day before that, that chooses to see how far he can push the limits of human decency, and then claim he never would do such a thing, is a FAR different situation.

I hope the Herald finds a way to clear him from this site, because he has NOTHING else in his life. Removing him would be a big blow to his obsessed diseased brain.

In some good news for the Canes:


Got to see him live, as a Cane and Marlin, and it is great to see him honored for all he did for the Canes.

Get well Jo Jo

Step one: "Claim" ignorance.
I haven't read anyone posting "murder jokes", anything "racist" or any such things.
Posted by: ACC sucks and the canes can't compete | February 25, 2014 at 01:23 PM
Truly, you are either blind, can't read, or you are not understanding that your comments about Pata are disgusting jokes, and so you can therefore claim that you haven't read any "murder jokes", even though you have read plenty of disgusting comments about the murder of a Canes player, and disgusting comments about the injury of another.
You claim you are not this person, yet you attack just like him, and do not denounce his behavior, just that of Canes fans defending themselves from his sickness. Please leave us alone with your lies. Your blog is wide open for your comments about the gatrs, we don't need your disgusting comments and fake sympathy over here.

Step Two: "Justify" attacks that previously he claimed never occurred.
deja vU huh ? u only have u to blame for the last 6 years.
Posted by: full circle reality | February 25, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Umm, no. How can we be blamed for the past six years when we were not even HERE six years ago. Oh, that's right, you likely believe we only have ourselves to blame for Pearl Harbor. They are YOUR actions, not ours. They are YOUR responsibility. Please stop.

Step Three: "Promise" that they will stop, while changing IDs yet again.
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.
Posted by: Pray for Jo Jo #29 Cane | February 25, 2014 at 04:20 PM
That promise of course did not last even two hours. We have seen this sicko's "promises", "truces", and "apologies" all fall flat, but this was a record even for him.

Step Four: "Claim" that our proof of their lies is invalid, as they change the search parameters yet again.
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
Look down at the end of this list. BTW, if I am a blog cop, just because I think there are limits to how disgusting you can be on here, I guess that makes you a blog criminal.

Step Five: "Escalate" attacks in response to a request to stop for just one day.
I'm still curious about .... I need answers.
Posted by: Bloody credit K A K in yo Marbleouf and your shattered knee | February 25, 2014 at 08:11 PM
Yeah, "ACC Sucks" will claim he did not see this. He will claim it was my imagination. But the post is still there, because it is a very real problem.

Step Six: Return to Step 1 with a new ID, and perhaps even a new IP if the Herald has blocked him, claiming that I and everyone else on here are just making up these claims and are paranoid.

A sick cycle by a sick gatr.

BTW, in step four, the claim was that I had to search for
"Posted by: Jamar Hornsby's Bloody Credit Card" to see these mythical attacks that started his sick obsession.
Your search - "Posted by: Jamar Hornsby's Bloody Credit Card" - did not match any documents.
Go ahead folks, if you don't believe me, google that phrase yourself. Even using the individual words, you find:
A Tennessee listing of UF players arrested. In 2009. In response to some gatr trolling their site.
Yep, not only did nothing of the sort occur in 2008, but when it occurred, in 2009, it was a UT fan that brought up the case, only as part of a list of cases.

Please make sure you do not get caught in this lie, which he recycles almost weekly. Any "offense" this guy received was outside of this blog, and likely by a 41-16 loss to the Canes many years ago. I feel bad for the Canes fans that have chosen to do the same thing back on the gatr blogs, because they are just a pale shadow of a very sick individual. Hopefully, they stop before they have six years of nothing but hate on their resume the way ArtieOliverSucksSoldy has.

The blog Pig took offense to all the "Teblow," "Teabag" comments.

Poor little Piggy. Got his feeling hurt by those awful words.

What a shame.

What a maggot.

What a Pig.

What a coward.

Same as he ever was.

Like a typical coward Gatr Trash (how is that for redundant?):

"The victim in the Aaron Hernandez jail fight was in HANDCUFFS at the time of the attack … and therefore couldn’t defend himself . Aaron was NOT wearing handcuffs when he was allowed to go for an isolated walk in a hallway at Bristol County Jail on Tuesday.."

Coward like the blog Pig Soldy? 9/11 Soldy? marines? One-love?


Nbc is saying jojo passed tonight. RIP...that's a shame.

Jojo has passed.this garbage newspaper has nothing on it

RIP jojo
Forever a cane.
You stand alongside jerome brown, sean, pata and others.

Rip and condolenxes to the nicolas family.

My heart aches

Now we need hunter to get well

Posted by: Five Titles | February 26, 2014 at 03:50 PM

You know the only thing worse than these Turds idiots coming on this blog posting garbage is rehashing it all so we have to see it in double and triple doses. I know you're passonite about this 5 Titles, but you are doing exactly what they want you to do. Taking time out of your day as they feel validated and important because a debate ensues about the crap that they spew. Try to just let it go man. The more you ingore the less they are heard, seen or listened to. Outta mind outta sight. Not worth any time nor effort.

Condolences to JoJo Nicolas' family, friends and fans. R.I.P. #29

Condolences to the family of JoJo Nicholas. My God keep him in his warm embrace. RIP.

Jonathan C.

They were ignored, but they continued.
Fans left the blog, but they continued.
Two Canes blogs were deserted, but they continued.
They were even IP banned from sites, but they continued.

If there was a switch to turn them off, it has been tried.

Believe me, they will continue even if I did nothing. But at least this way, the rest of the Canes fans can discuss the Canes without getting distracted by his actions.

However, for them to then come on a week later under a new ID and trick a new group of Canes fans with those same tricks, that is not good. If nothing else, I at least keep those fans safe from being duped.

But I understand what you mean, and I have nothing against you hoping and wishing that he would be able to be ignored or removed.

Faceook has a block feature, so that on the articles, his sickness is avoided. But on here, his posts as CutlerRidgeLaz or Brian The Beast London, for example, are going to be read by Canes fans until they realize that it was another ID theft.


Jonathan C. sez... []_[] were d[]_[]ped yet again 5 Tool Fool !


How was it that I was duped? He asked me to ignore you, and I explained that it won't work. Your obsession is too far removed from reality to make something like a few missing messages make you stop posting here multiple times daily, even on a day like today. Your apology was ignored, because everyone here knew it was fake. And your actions this week again prove it.

Please Stop.

any catch the score of the last U(unranked) BB game?

Please Stop.

Don't ever stop.

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