Canes junior linebacker Michael Pinckney announced Monday evening that he will be returning to school and will play his senior year of eligibility with the Hurricanes.
UM head coach Mark Richt announced Friday that safeties coach Ephraim Banda and outside linebackers coach Jonathan Patke have been named co-defensive coordinators and Jess Simpson has been promoted to associate head coach in addition to his duties as defensive line coach.
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.
The University of Miami has reportedly found its new defensive line coach.
Miami lost one of its top assistant coaches Monday as the school announced that assistant head coach/defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski has left the program to pursue other opportunities.