Miami Hurricanes News: Coaches discuss Clemson, TVD injury

Oct 14, 2023; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 14, 2023; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports /

Head coach Mario Cristobal, defensive coordinator Lance Guidry and offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson had their weekly meeting with the Miami Hurricanes reporters on Monday. Cristobal also had his weekly appearance on the Joe Rose Morning Show on WQAM to recap North Carolina and preview Clemson.

Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald reported that “Miami starting quarterback Tyler Van Dyke was seen on campus Monday with his right leg wrapped in an ace bandage all the way up to above his knee. Van Dyke was limping and keeping the leg completely stiff as he walked slowly.”

Cristobal told reporters “I keep telling you I don’t talk about injuries…I just told one of our guys that he’s ready to go. You have to write what you have to write. Next question please.’’ Van Dyke played the entire game on Saturday but was constantly under pressure and hit by North Carolina.

Gaby Urrutia of Inside the U transcribed “Everything Mario Cristobal said on Monday with Clemson coming up.” Cristobal opened his press conference with Miami Hurricanes reporters on Monday by speaking about reviewing the game film from North Carolina and working on the “the self-inflicted wounds.”

Brian Smith of All Hurricanes wrote about

“Miami vs Clemson: Four Questions For a Canes Win.”

“Can Miami be consistent during all four quarters?, (can) 3) Miami’s big-play passing attack starts fast?, (can Miami) Get after Clemson quarterback Cade Klubnik?, (and) Miami’s horrific turnover trend must end, but will it?”

The Miami Hurricanes basketball team is 13th in the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches Polls that were released on Monday. Duke is ranked second in the AP Top 25 preseason poll and third in the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Blue Devils are the only ACC team ranked higher in the preseason polls than Miami.

dark. Next. Miami red zone offense has been abysmal versus ACC opponents

All Clemson gave the opponent’s perspective with “Mario Cristobal previews Clemson, discusses Will Shipley and Phil Mafah.” Cristobal called Clemson running backs Phil Mafah and Will Shipley bullies and the Tigers a physical football team. Clemson is fourth in the ACC averaging 188.17 rushing yards per game.