Miami Hurricanes News: Coordinators talk, Hoops in France

Sep 8, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 8, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

Defensive coordinator Lance Guidry and offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson spoke after Miami Hurricanes football practice on Saturday. The Miami basketball team won 110-73 over Parisian Select in its second game in France on Saturday. Multiple sites have covered how conference realignment could affect Miami.

Christy Cabrera Chirinos of Miami Hurricanes.Com wrote that Dawson spoke about how the offense performed the first week of practice, his depth chart philosophy, how the tight ends will be used, how quarterbacks Jacurri Brown and Emory Williams have performed ad the offensive line depth.

Cabrera Chirinos summarized Guidry’s comments discussing his impressions of the defense, the defensive front, how they evaluate physicality without pads, competition at linebacker and the Jack position which is a defensive end/linebacker hybrid in his system. Guidry likes to utilize multiple different looks defensively.

The trip to France is providing Jim Larranaga the chance to try multiple lineup combinations. Five Miami players scored in double figures on Saturday. Wooga Poplar led Miami with 18 points on 7-9 shooting with six rebounds. Florida State transfer Matthew Cleveland had 17 points, five rebounds and two assists.

Brad Crawford of 247 Sports wrote “College football realignment: FSU wants out of the ACC, but others? Where Clemson, UNC, Miami stand.” Crawford had an extensive evaluation of where Miami sits in the next potential wave of conference re-alignment. One source was quoted as saying “The Big Ten..targeting Miami “just makes sense.

Miami football alum and Bengals rookie breakout D.J. Ivey gets epic new nickname from teammates.” Chris Roling of Bengals Wire reported that Ivey has earned the nickname “Poison” because “The wide receivers have been Ivey-covered.” Ivey has been getting noticed because of his 6’1 length at CB.

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Susan Miller Degnan of 247 Sports wrote to expect “Plentiful touches and players lined up everywhere in store for Miami Canes’ new offense.” Miller Degnan quoted Dawson discussing several Miami players throughout the offense. The depth chart should start to solidify soon.