Miami Hurricanes News: Charlie Strong out, WBB beats FSU

Oct 19, 2019; Annapolis, MD, USA; Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 19, 2019; Annapolis, MD, USA; Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports /

On Thursday, Gaby Urrutia of Inside the U reported that co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Charlie Strong would not return to the Miami Hurricanes. That news was followed up later in the day with Chris Low of ESPN reporting that Strong told them he is not returning after getting passed over as the next DC.

Strong shared the DC responsibilities with Kevin Steele who left for the same position at Alabama on Sunday night. Strong is the fourth assistant coach that will not return to the Miami football program in 2023. Miami previously lost quarterbacks coach Frank Ponce and fired offensive coordinator Josh Gattis.

The Miami women’s basketball team earned its ninth win in their last 11 games with an 86-82 win over Florida State at the Watsco Center on Thursday night. Miami outscored Florida State 51-38 in the second half overcoming a 13-point halftime deficit. The Hurricanes improved to 16-8 overall and 9-4 in the ACC.

Also, Thursday On3 listed the Miami Hurricanes 2023 football class as having the 10th highest-rated Blue Chip Ratio. Miami signed two five-star prospects in the class of 2023 and 13 four-stars out of 25 signees. That included four-star defensive back Antione Jackson who asked for a release of his National Letter of Intent.

David Lake of Inside the U examined the five teams on the 2023 Miami football schedule that changed the most via the transfer portal this offseason. Lake listed Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville and North Carolina in the ACC and non-conference opponent Texas A&M. Georgia Tech, Louisville and Texas A&M are at home.

The Miami Rivals site Canes County listed potential replacements for Strong as linebacker coach. Dolphins LB coach Anthony Campanile, Miami LB analyst Sabbath Joseph, Tommy Restrivo who was the DC at McNeese State under new Miami DC Lance Guidry and Florida analyst are the potential candidates per Canes County.

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Mario Cristobal has hires at offensive coordinator, quarterbacks and wide receivers coach to make with spring practice beginning in just over three weeks. Miami players will have to learn under new coordinators for the second straight spring. With the departures of Steele and Strong expect the Miami staff to get younger.