“Everybody has to stay positive,” said King. “We’re 5-1, only loss was to the No. 1 team in the country, we played horrible that game, but right now, we’re 5-1. I think we’re in a good spot.”
An injury-riddled Seattle Seahawks backfield, with Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde inactive, meant that rookie DeeJay Dallas was given the start at running back. Dallas was given 18 carries, rushed for 41 yards, caught five passes for 17 yards and scored two touchdowns, one on the ground and one receiving, in a 37-27 Seattle home win over San Francisco.
With the NFL season approaching its midpoint heading into Week 8, the Hurricanes’ 2020 draft class has already begun to see samples of play time with their respective teams.
Tight end David Njoku spent three weeks on injured reserve due to a sprained MCL. But he was reactivated in Week 6 and made his first major contributions since returning Sunday, catching two passes for 20 yards and scoring a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter for the Cleveland Browns.
Manny Diaz says players 100 percent registered to vote, and update on Covid-19 positive tests on team
Led by running backs coach Eric Hickson, a social justice council was formed earlier this year and Diaz said the council was responsible for making sure all football student-athletes were registered to vote.
Harley helped propel Miami to its 19-14 win over Virginia with a career-high 10 catches for 170 yards and a 43-yard touchdown.
Hit with adversity before the game even began, the Canes (5-1, 4-1 ACC) struggled in some phases of the contest while excelling in others.
“Virginia was making it tough, but we weren’t getting points in the red zone. That’s Miami – Virginia. I don’t know how many years in a row, it seems like it’s really hard to score 20 points.”
Miami head coach Manny Diaz spoke about the “gravity of mediocrity” this week and how easy it is to be sucked into being mediocre.
“I said, ‘coach, I’m not a little girl, throw me the ball. I can catch it.’ And once I told him that, he started throwing me the ball. He said, ‘oh, you really can catch,’” Powell said. “The same thing you expect from a man on the job is the same you should expect from a woman.”