Posts Tagged ‘University of Miami’

The Cardboard Bio – Ray Lewis

Hey, you might have missed this story but Ray Lewis is going to retire. Yes, you can take a moment if you need it. I understand this will come as a complete shock to you.

First and 10: Football mania in Pennsylvania

Tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles might be just a preseason affair, but believe the hype: Last season’s AFC champs are licking their chops at the chance to take on this season’s preseason darlings.

First and 10: Miami vice causing a stir

Several high-profile NFL players can expect to get some uncomfortable questions Wednesday. A former Miami Hurricanes booster serving a 20-year prison sentence for masterminding a Ponzi scheme told Yahoo! Sports he gave money, cars, yacht trips, jewelry, televisions and other gifts to several current NFL stars. Find out all the details.

Shockey, Winslow, Olsen … Graham?

The next top tight end prospect out of Miami, Jimmy Graham, does not figure to reach first-round status, but after an impressive Senior Bowl week, he could really fly up boards with an outstanding combine and his Hurricane brethren are doing all they can to help him.

Is the next Antonio Gates here at the Senior Bowl?

Using Antonio Gates as an inspiration, University of Miami tight end Jimmy Graham is trying to become the next NFL player to make the transition from basketball to football.

End of an era: First Hurricane not picked until Round 6

The University of Miami has produced some of the finest players in NFL history. But judging by the results of this weekend’s draft, the pipeline from Coral Gables might be drying up. An NFL team didn’t select a Miami player until the Atlanta Falcons spent a sixth-round pick (176th overall) on LB Spencer Adkins.

Miami’s Johnson improves on combine numbers

Ten NFL teams sent representatives to Miami (Fla.) to see the private workout for 15 prospects on Friday.

University of Miami’s first-round draft streak could end

If Brett Favre‘s consecutive starts streak can come to an end (assuming he remains retired), then so too can the University of Miami’s streak of producing first-round picks.

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