The 2020 NFL Draft saw former Miami Hurricanes Shaquille Quarterman, Deejay Dallas, K.J. Osborn and Jonathan Garvin selected. Unfortunately, a group of former players did not hear their name called by Commissioner Rodger Goodell during the three-day event.
Osborn is the third Miami Hurricane to be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Just about two hours into the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, two Miami Hurricanes were selected just five picks apart.
Miami forward Beatrice Mompremier was selected 20th overall in the WNBA draft Friday night.
Despite missing almost the entirety of the 2019-2020 basketball season, Miami forward Beatrice Mompremier is expected to hear her name called by WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert this Friday in the WNBA draft.
“I cannot put into words how much pride and honor I have had while representing the U. Finishing my career like I had always thought I would is something that means a lot to me.”
But relief came for these student-athletes, and not just those who were facing an early exit from athletics, as the council voted to extend eligibility to all spring sport athletes, regardless of year in the program. This decision effectively grants all spring student-athletes a redshirt for the suspended 2020 season.
After initially suspending all athletic activities indefinitely, the Athletic Coast Conference has announced that all athletic related activities through the end of the 2019-2020 school year are cancelled.
Just a day after announcing the cancellation of remaining winter championships and spring championships due to the coronavirus, the NCAA’s Council Coordination Committee announced that it will grant another year of athletic eligibility for seniors playing spring sports this year.
ACC suspends athletics until further notice, all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships cancelled
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday afternoon that all athletics will be suspended until further notice amid the coronavirus, according to a statement.
“Home athletics competitions will continue without fans. This decision follows the NCAA decision yesterday to conduct the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments without fans,” the statement read.
The Canes improve to 11-4 and 3-0 in conference on the year. They also earned a sweep in their opening conference series for the first time since 2014.