On Tuesday, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced that five Miami Hurricane football players received All-ACC honors after the close of the regular season.
Miami did not make any progress this season. They regressed.
“Obviously a very, very dark night,” Miami head coach Manny Diaz said. “One of the lowest points ever in this proud program’s history.”
Former Miami Hurricanes running back Mark Walton was waived by the Miami Dolphins after the second-year player was arrested and charged with aggravated battery early Tuesday morning in Davie, Florida.
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.
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.
“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…