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.
The Hurricanes (1-1) were far and away the superior team compared to the FCS-level Tigers, and they treated the announced crowd of 60,307 fans at Hard Rock Stadium to an 11-touchdown night and their first win of 2018 – snapping a four-game losing streak since the 2017 season.
With Miami losing two cornerbacks – grad-transfer Dee Delaney to graduation and would-be junior Malek Young to a career-ending neck injury – having their youngest boundary defenders make contributions this coming season is a borderline necessity.
Like almost all the offensive players said on Tuesday’s opening day, many of UM’s defensive players echoed the same sentiments after Thursday’s practice – losing the final three games of 2017 is fueling their fire this offseason.
As fall camp continues to creep closer, the University of Miami football program had another player depart. The school announced Tuesday afternoon that junior defensive back Terrance Henley decided to leave the program. UM head coach Mark Richt issued the cookie-cutter statement regarding Henley’s departure. “I talked to Terrance and he felt like he would […]