Miami dominated by Pittsburgh, 42-16, to close out regular season
For the first time since 2007, the Miami Hurricanes are not bowl-eligible. The Pittsburgh Panthers made sure of that on Saturday night, dominating Miami 42-16 in its regular season finale at Hard Rock Stadium to spoil Senior Night. The ‘Canes finish the season at 5-7 in Mario Cristobal’s first year as head coach. The second quarter was not much better. Regardless, Cristobal will have several months to reflect on the season and get the ‘Canes ready for next year.themiamihurricane.com
Miami seeks bowl eligibility on Senior Night against Pittsburgh
Some Hurricanes players may play in their final collegiate game on Saturday night, and senior tight end Will Mallory is one of them. Some Hurricanes players may play in their final collegiate game on Saturday night, and senior tight end Will Mallory is one of them. “It’s all about the people.”Mallory has stayed through thick and thin, and he is among a small group of ‘Canes that have reached their senior season after having spent every prior year of eligibility at Miami. “A top-10 defense, top three in sacks and tackles for losses, defending conference champions and a really good football team,” Miami head coach Mario Cristobal said. After a tough challenge, Miami will need to beat a solid Pittsburgh team to become bowl-eligible.themiamihurricane.com
‘He’s an unbelievable young man on and off the field’: Mallory set for capstone of Miami career
Will Mallory found himself around Hurricanes tight ends long before first competing as one at Miami. Things happen for a reason.”Once the Hurricanes sputtered to a 2-3 start last season, Mallory missed early opportunities to capitalize as a consistent option in their offense. “He’s an unbelievable young man on and off the field, so he continues to work on his craft,” tight-ends coach Stephen Field said. During fall camp and the opening weeks of the season, Mallory’s experience has guided UM’s younger tight ends to blossom in a new offense. “From (my dad), my two uncles, my grandpa, they all coached and played football in college,” Mallory said.themiamihurricane.com
Takeaways from day two of Miami spring football practice
Miami football’s spring practice continued Wednesday morning and was followed by a media availability with Miami offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Josh Gattis, sophomore tight end Elijah Arroyo, fifth-year tight end Will Mallory and fourth-year offensive tackle Zion Nelson. Here are some takeaways and highlights from UM’s second day of spring practice. Josh Gattis is a tremendous teacherThe reigning winner of the Broyles Award, given to the top assistant coach in college football, worked predominantly with Miami’s wide receivers throughout UM’s first two days of spring practice. Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele worked predominantly with defensive backsSteele led Miami’s defensive backs throughout much of Wednesday’s position drills, shouting out orders and correcting errors made by players. Wednesday’s practice showed a glimpse of what this position group is capable of, with Skinner most notably catching multiple passes in only his second collegiate practice.themiamihurricane.com
All hail the King: D’Eriq King’s historic performance is about more than just numbers
535 total yards of offense, 420 passing yards with five touchdowns to four different pass catchers, 105 rushing yards on 15 carries. But what the numbers don’t show is everything else King did in Miami’s come-from-behind 44-41 win Friday night against NC State. Down 41-37 with just under four minutes left in the game, King was called for intentional grounding on first & 10, backing the Hurricanes up to their own 8-yard line on second & 18. Two plays later, King found Harley again, this time for a 54-yard catch and run, and the go-ahead touchdown for Miami. Listening to coaches and fellow players speak post-game about the quarterback showed just how much King means to this program.themiamihurricane.com
D’Eriq King leads No. 11 Miami to comeback win over NC State
Zonovan Knight had a 100-yard kickoff return to put NC State (4-3, 4-3) on top in the third quarter. NC State led at halftime on the strength of Hockman’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Cary Angeline with 2:49 left. NC State: Angeline, a redshirt senior, has caught at least one touchdown pass in five of the Wolfpack’s games. With a victory, NC State would have been a candidate to climb back into the rankings. NC State: Hosts Florida State next Saturday.
King’s 4 TD passes lead No. 13 Miami past Pittsburgh, 31-19
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami avoided the post-Clemson letdown and now can set its sight on remaining in the conference championship picture. “We were disappointed and a little bit angry coming off last week,” Miami coach Manny Diaz said. But Miami regained its double-digit advantage on King’s 45-yard touchdown pass to Mallory. “They make you earn every single thing.”The Hurricanes struck first on King’s 35-yard touchdown pass to Cam’Ron Harris midway through the first quarter. King connected with Mallory on a 6-yard score with 6:44 left in the second quarter for a 14-0 lead.
Live Blog: No. 13 Miami vs Pittsburgh
Follow along for live updates:Fourth quarter: Miami 31, Pittsburgh 19: Jose Borregales makes a 37-yard field goal. Third quarter: Miami 28, Pittsburgh 19: Alex Kessman makes a 30-yard field goal. Third quarter: Miami 28, Pittsburgh 16: Will Mallory scores on a 45-yard touchdown pass from D’Eriq King. Second quarter: Miami 14, Pittsburgh 0: Will Mallory scores on a six-yard touchdown pass from D’Eriq King. First quarter: Miami 7, Pittsburgh 0: Cam’Ron Harris scores on a 35-yard touchdown pass from D’Eriq King.themiamihurricane.com
No. 17 Miami runs past No. 18 Louisville 47-34 in ACC opener
18 Louisville 47-34 on Saturday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Miami (2-0) led 20-6 at halftime before Louisville (1-1) scored twice in a wild third to get within seven. Knighton also had a 3-yard TD run in the first half after King threw a 17-yard scoring pass to Will Mallory. The 'Canes had 10 chunk plays of at least 18 yards, including seven passing. The explosive plays, it was who we wanted to be.”Said Louisville coach Scott Satterfield, "Just too many big plays.
Miami Hurricanes fall at Duke to finish regular season with two straight disappointing losses
Obviously, were upset with the outcome, but I dont think the atmosphere has changed, said sophomore tight end Will Mallory, who led the Hurricanes with four catches for 93 yards on Saturday. I think everyone is still confident in the team that we have and the individuals and the coaches and everything. Its just a matter of getting back together and figuring it out and fixing the little things. I think everyone has 100-percent confidence and trust in what were doing, and I firmly believe that too.sun-sentinel.com
Canes barely escape in 17-12 win over Central Michigan
Just four weeks into the season, college football has shown that nothing is guaranteed, and the Miami Hurricanes learned this lesson first hand Saturday when they narrowly defeated the Central Michigan Chippewas 17-12. With all that being said, the only thing that we could accomplish today was beating Central Michigan, which, after the course of 60 minutes, when everything was added up, thats what we got done.The Hurricanes offense, which was that was the star of last weeks win against Bethune-Cookman, was nowhere to be seen against Central Michigan. His two consecutive missed blocks caused two of Williamss four sacks, one of which caused a fumble that was recovered by Central Michigan late in the second quarter. However, the forced turnovers were overshadowed by the Canes inability to stop Central Michigan in third down situations without committing penalties. Central Michigan was able to run 17 plays in a drive that lasted eight and a half minutes.themiamihurricane.com