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Hurricanes coach Al Golden said the indefinite suspension of third-string quarterback Kevin Olsen following his arrest early Monday morning won't change the status of true freshman quarterback Malik Rosier, who the team intends to redshirt.
That's because fifth-year senior Ryan Williams is nearing a return from his ACL injury back in April.
"Ryan is getting ready to go," Golden said Monday after practice. "He had a good today and we're getting ready to play Nebraska. Ryan has been cleared for the last two weeks to progress as he can. He looked good out there today, took some reps with the ones and twos. That was positive."
Will Ryan play Saturday? "said “I don’t know that yet. It’s Monday and no helmets, no pads. We’ll watch the tape and see where he’s at.’’
What does he have to show the staff? "
“Just the ability to evade without premeditation – just instinctively,’’ Golden said, “and protect himself and then obviously go through all the movements.’’
> Golden said he held out backup guard Alex Gall from practice Monday and that the sophomore will see a doctor later in the day Monday. Same with kicker Matt Goudis.
Receiver Stacy Coley was back at practice in a limited role Monday in a yellow jersey. He missed the Arkansas State game with a shoulder injury and Golden said he's hopeful Coley will "climb into the high 90s range percentage wise" come Saturday's game at Nebraska.
"[Fullback/linebacker Walter Tucker] did a little bit today," Golden said. "We're just going to be careful with him over the next 48 hours. I think I told you guys his x-rays [on his knee] were negative... [Receiver] Rashawn [Scott] I don't know if he's going to make it [for Nebraska]. But he's looking better. [Cornerback Ladarius] Gunter is good."
Golden said he could wait until later in the week than he does with other position players to decide if Goudis will play Saturday at Nebraska.
"It was just one of those deals where Matt was just in a lot of pain [last Saturday]," Golden said. "You can't foresee that until you're out there striking it. So I had to make the call then. But [Michael] Badgley is a mentally tough kid. He's a multiple sport kid. He's not just one of these guys that all he did was kick. He's a competitor. He got better today and excited about his opportunity if Matt can't make it."
Receiver Phillip Dorsett was recognized for his standout performance against Arkansas State Monday afternoon with ACC Receiver of the Week honors.
Dorsett, a Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas grad, hauled in four passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns in Miami’s 41-20 win over the Red Wolves. He became only the third receiver in UM history to have more than 200 yards receiving in a game.