11 total Hurricanes received some sort of All-ACC honors Monday – Quarterman on First Team; junior running back Travis Homer, freshman tight end Brevin Jordan, senior safety Jaquan Johnson and redshirt senior defensive tackle Gerald Willis III were all named to the All-ACC Second Team; sophomore cornerback Trajan Bandy was selected to the All-ACC Third Team; and five players earned All-ACC Honorable Mention recognition.
Led by DeeJay Dallas’ 110 total scrimmage yards and two total touchdowns along with Travis Homer’s 168 rushing yards on just eight carries – Miami was able to send its seniors off with a 24-3 victory and exact some revenge on visiting No. 24/25 Pittsburgh Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium.
For the third straight week, Miami failed to put more than two touchdowns on the board, along with playing a frustrating game of quarterback musical chairs as it lost 20-12 to Duke in front of 62,754 disgruntled fans Saturday night.
Three Hurricanes were selected to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason football team, the conference announced Tuesday.
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.
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.
Kickoff times were announced for three Miami Hurricanes football games this coming season – including the 2018 home opener – by the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Friday.
Back and active, the Hurricanes are hoping that Willis’ change will result in him living up to his extremely high potential and being the much-needed No. 1 defensive tackle needs heading into the 2018 season.
The University of Miami’s 2018 football schedule was released Wednesday as a part of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s releasing of members school’s schedule for the upcoming year.
For the second straight season, the University of Miami had a player named a freshman All-American this week with freshman offensive lineman Navaughn Donaldson receiving the honor from ESPN.