Miami Hurricanes News: Coaches meet media, hoops ACC Tipoff

Oct 21, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 21, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports /

Miami Hurricanes coaches Mario Cristobal, defensive coordinator Lance Guidry and offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson had their weekly Monday meeting with the media. Defensive lineman Rueben Bain earned a trio of awards for his performance versus Clemson on Saturday.

Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald covered theMiami Hurricanes injury updates on several players, including Tyler Van Dyke, for UVA” Cristobal provided extensive injury updates on multiple players on Monday. Quarterback Tyler Van Dyke is expected to return on Saturday versus Virginia.

Guidry stated that safety Kamren Kinchens has been playing with an ankle injury. Guidry reported that Monday was the best practice Kinchens has had since the injury. Miami is coming off an exceptional defensive performance with 10 tackles for loss, five sacks and holding Clemson to 31 rushing yards on 35 carries.

Peter Ariz of Canes Insight wrote about the “Shannon Dawson Highlights Emergence of Young Talent in Weekly Press Conference.” Dawson spoke about the maturations of quarterback Emory Williams and wide receivers Breshard Smith and Colbie Young on Saturday. Dawson also discussed the Virginia defense.

Ahead of ACC Tipoff for the women’s basketball team on Tuesday and the men on Wednesday, head coaches Katie Meier and Jim Larranaga, several players and athletic director Dan Radakovich met with the media on Monday. Radakovic stated Miami is working to add another Hurricanes sport in the future.

Miami Hurricanes freshman Rueben Bain was named the 247 Sports True Freshman of the Week” and the “ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week and ACC Rookie of the Week.” Bain had eight tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks, two QB hits and one forced fumble in a dominating performance versus Clemson.

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ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit named the Miami football team his fourth-best-performing team of week eight. Virginia, Ohio State and Utah were named by Herbstreit ahead of Miami. Nevada, Oklahoma State and Minnesota behind the Hurricanes in Herbstreit’s top seven performing teams of week eight.