Latest Miami Hurricanes football News

Miami officials say football team is now in virus protocols

Dec. 21, 2021 21:47 PM EST

The Miami Hurricanes' plans to play in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31 appear to be uncertain at best, after the school announced Tuesday that its football program has entered COVID-19 protocols. The Hurricanes did not say how many players or coaches are currently dealing with virus-related...

Diaz excited to return to defensive roots at Penn State

Dec. 17, 2021 17:41 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Manny Diaz isn’t happy with how his tenure at Miami ended, but the former Hurricanes head coach admits the timing worked out just fine. Fired on Dec. 6 after going 21-15 in three years with Miami, Diaz is already three practices into his new gig as Penn...

Penn State taps ex-Miami coach Diaz as defensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2021 11:03 AM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Former Miami coach Manny Diaz was hired as defensive coordinator at Penn State less than a week after he was fired by the Hurricanes. Diaz replaces Brent Pry, who left Penn State after eight seasons as coaching the defense to become Virginia Tech’s head...

Column: Big-money coaches a symptom of misguided priorities

Dec. 10, 2021 22:12 PM EST

A new college football coach doesn’t come cheaply, especially when the one you’ve targeted has a well-paying gig at Nike’s Oregon campus. Fortunately for the University of Miami, the school’s hospital system raked in record profits last year during the devastating COVID-19...

Miami completes busy week, hiring Clemson's Radakovich as AD

Dec. 09, 2021 12:04 PM EST

Miami completed a busy week of transition Thursday, announcing the hiring of Dan Radakovich as athletic director. Radakovich comes from Clemson, where he spent the last nine years overseeing the Tigers' rise to football superpower under coach Dabo Swinney. The...

Oregon's Cristobal takes Miami coaching job after Diaz fired

Dec. 06, 2021 17:16 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Mario Cristobal is going home again. Cristobal is leaving Oregon and returning to Miami, accepting an offer to become head coach at his alma mater, where he won two national championships as a player. He let the Ducks know of the decision Monday, his team...

Miami fires football coach Manny Diaz after Hurricanes go 21-15 in 3 seasons under him

Dec. 06, 2021 11:03 AM EST
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami fires football coach Manny Diaz after Hurricanes go 21-15 in 3 seasons under him.

Washington St., Miami to meet in rematch of 2015 Sun Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 19:40 PM EST

Washington St. (7-5, PAC-12) vs. Miami (7-5, ACC), Dec. 31, noon ET LOCATION: El Paso. TOP PLAYERS Washington St: QB Jayden de Laura, 2,751 yards and 23 TDs passing; WR Calvin Jackson, 955 yards and seven touchdowns receiving. ...

Cristobal expects to be approached by other schools

Dec. 04, 2021 01:51 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal said he fully expects to be approached with job offers from other schools. “It happens every single year,” Cristobal said after the 10th-ranked Ducks lost 38-10 to Utah in the Pac-12 title game on Friday night. “Every...

SMU names former OC Rhett Lashlee as coach, replacing Dykes

Nov. 29, 2021 13:30 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — SMU hired Rhett Lashlee as its new head coach Monday, bringing back its former offensive coordinator to replace Sonny Dykes. Lashlee had been Miami's offensive coordinator for two seasons after serving in the same role for the Mustangs during Dykes' first...