ESPN released its Preseason College Football Power Rankings Thursday, with the University of Miami earning the No. 9 spot in the 25-team poll. The Hurricanes were also ranked No. 8 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday.
University of Miami senior defensive lineman Demetrius Jackson is one of those great people who has committed himself to do more than just sacking quarterbacks, evident by his being named to the watch list for the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy.
Three Hurricanes were selected to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason football team, the conference announced Tuesday.
Senior defensive lineman Fermin Silva and senior offensive lineman Jordan Budwig were named to the Conference USA Coaches’ Preseason Team the league announced Monday.
The ACC released the results of the votes of the media attending the 2018 ACC Kickoff event Monday, and the Hurricanes received 122 votes (998 points) to finish as the top team in the ACC Coastal Division.
His plethora of natural talent and penchant for making big plays has landed the junior receiver on the preseason 2018 Biletnikoff Award watch list, it was announced by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Thursday.
Travis Homer’s play has landed on him on a pair of college football’s top award watch lists, the most recent being a spot on the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list – the PcW SMU Athletic Forum announced Wednesday.
Adding to the wave of optimism, it was announced Wednesday that Miami head coach Mark Richt was added to the preseason watch list for the 2018 Dodd Trophy.
The San Antonio Spurs selected the Reading, Pennsylvania native 18th overall, putting Walker in position to play for one of the NBA’s most highly-regarded franchises and for one of the league’s all-time great coaches in Gregg Popovich.
The list, which was authored by Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz, went chalk at the top with Ayton and Real Madrid’s Luka Doncic as the top two picks and projected former University of Miami guard Lonnie Walker IV to go No. 12 overall to the Los Angeles Clippers.