Former UGA Head Coach and Hurricane Mark Richt will return to Miami to be the Hurricanes next head coach, as first reported by Peter Ariz of CanesInSight.com and other news outlets.
Twitter was ablaze with tweets reacting to the hire. Look below to find thoughts from current players, former players and recruits.
Defensive back Sheldrick Redwine:
Waiting For A Coach Vs When You Get One 🙌🏽🙌🏽 pic.twitter.com/CScVR88SCY
— Redwine 2⃣2⃣ (@_23NeverLeft) December 2, 2015
Running back Gus Edwards:
It’s really Lit boy !! — Skipworld (@GodsGiftGUS) December 2, 2015
Wide receiver Malcolm Lewis:
— Malcolm lewis (@MMoneymalc9) December 2, 2015
Defensive line Demetrius Jackson:
🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾😁💯💉 — DeeJack (@F5_Jackson) December 2, 2015
Running back Trayone Gray:
#Inrichtwetrust welcome coach
— Choc Gray (@Godschild__choc) December 2, 2015
Great hire for Miami! — Ereck Flowers (@Eflow_74) December 2, 2015
Congrats to Coach Richt! I hope he keeps coach Swasey and his staff! I promise you they weren’t the problem!
— Anthony Chickillo (@Chickillo71) December 2, 2015
Mark Richt? Finally we get a winner!! He was one play away from winning the National Championship a couple years ago. No Temple this time!
— Seantrel Henderson (@66_Henderson) December 2, 2015
Position: Inside Linebacker
High School: Oakleaf
First coach to ever offer me face to face was Richt, told me he didn’t offer 16 year olds but knew dawgs when he saw them. We canes now ✊🏾 — LegendOfTheGr8 (@OgBoobie_Shaq) December 2, 2015
Position: Wide Receiver
High School: Coconut Creek
Mark Richt to the 🙌🏾
— BVIC ‼️ #⃣9⃣〽️ (@BinjimenVictor) December 2, 2015
Position: Running Back
High School: South Dade
Photo courtesy Flickr user FLC.