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.
Miami Sports Tribune senior writer J.T. Wilcox breaks down three topics from Miami Hurricanes fall camp.
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.
Unlike most programs, the Miami Hurricanes returned to the practice field Tuesday – three days after its spring game – for their 13th practice of the spring.
In a game that was largely dominated by the defense, early enrollee freshman wide receiver Brian Hightower flashed his big-play potential and caught a pair of touchdown passes as Team Soffer defeated Team Carol 17-0 Saturday night in the University of Miami’s spring football game at Hard Rock Stadium in front an estimated crowd of 15,875 fans.
The coaching staff had a couple of days to break down the game tape and was able to provide more marinated perspective Tuesday as the Hurricanes returned to the Greentree Practice Fields for their 10th spring practice session.
Spring practice has nearly reached its apex for the University of Miami, signaled by the team going through its first full – and closed – scrimmage Saturday morning.
Increasing competition is probably what drove University of Miami head coach Mark Richt’s decision to implement a point system during spring practice – something that he said Tuesday has revved up the level of competition as the Hurricanes completed their seventh spring practice.