Most of us are familiar with the concept of six degrees of separation- the idea is that anyone on the planet can be connected to anyone else in just six steps. However, in a mere two steps, anyone on campus can be connected to someone who has banged a member of the football team.
The John Mackey Award recognizes college football’s most outstanding tight end each season. Kellen Winslow II, the troubled former Miami tight end who won the award in 2003, is the only Hurricane to ever win.
The Hurricanes were eliminated from the ACC Coastal Division race Saturday and will no longer have the opportunity to appear in the conference championship game.
Miami (3-1, 0-1) finished the first half up 29-24, with only four assists and shooting 1-11 from the 3-point line, but the Canes came storming back in the second half behind stellar shooting and a career-high tying performance from Kameron McGusty.
The Miami Hurricanes’ 52-27 win over the Louisville Cardinals Saturday not only continued the team’s newfound momentum after a slow start to the season, but allowed the team to clinch bowl eligibility.
About 20 minutes before the Greater Miami Symphonic Band was set to take the stage, the group’s oboe and English horn player tumbled down a flight of stairs in the lobby of Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, hitting her head on the tile floor.
“We felt like a performance like this was coming,” head coach Manny Diaz said. “The way we set the tone, the way we came out early in the game was fantastic.”
Miami (5-4, 3-3) looks to get its third straight win against Louisville (5-3, 3-2) at Hard Rock Stadium this afternoon. Follow along with our live scoring summary below: Fourth quarter (7:42): Miami 52, Louisville 27: Hassan Hall scores on a 58-yard touchdown run. Third quarter (00:32): Miami 52, Louisville 21: 24-yard field goal by Camden…
The Hurricanes will play for the last time at Hard Rock Stadium against Louisville. Not only does the team aim to finish the season on a high note, but there is also added motivation because it is Senior Day.
“The happiest days are when a care package arrives,” said Derek Auguste, veteran and president of VSO. “It touches you in the heart and gives you a sense that you’re not forgotten.”