Through the Smoke: A Miami Hurricanes football podcast

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Shifting focus to the 2022 cycle

Shifting focus to the 2022 cycle

  • 0:42:55
  • 3 days ago

National Signing Day is just over a week away, but Miami is pretty much done with the class of 2021. That's why we quickly turn the page to the 2022 cycle. Andrew Ivins is joined by Gaby Uruitta. The two share everything they learned over the weekend after covering the Battle Sports 7-on-7 tournament outside of Miami. Prospects mentioned include: Khamauri Rogers, Zion Turner, Shazz Preston, Earl Little, Wesley Bissainthe and Mike Jackson.

Episodes of This Show

  • Miami adds two more transfers

    Miami adds two more transfers

    • 0:54:59
    • 10 days ago

    Manny Diaz continues to dominate the transfer portal as the Hurricanes recently secured the services of former Oklahoma wide receiver Charleston Rambo and former Georgia defensive back Tyrique Stevenson. Andrew Ivins and David Lake share what the additions mean for Miami. The two also break down Diaz's decision to hire Jess Simpson and promote Demarcus Van Dyke while also giving some thoughts on Nesta Silvera, Zach McCloud and Jarrid Williams' decisions to return to UM for another season.

  • T'Rob hired, Tyrique enters portal

    T'Rob hired, Tyrique enters portal

    • 0:45:07
    • 16 days ago

    There's a new name to know on Manny Diaz's staff as Travaris Robinson is headed to Coral Gables to become the program's defensive backs coach. Andrew Ivins and David Lake take a look at what the former South Carolina defensive coordinator brings to the table. They also explain why it would make sense for the Hurricanes to add former five-star defensive back Tyrique Stevenson via the transfer portal and expand on some more roster decisions after sharing some other coaching news.

  • The coaching carousel spins

    The coaching carousel spins

    • 0:49:18
    • 20 days ago

    It has been a busy few days for the Hurricanes. Andrew Ivins and David Lake get together to share what they know about Miami's assistants as Manny Diaz figures out what he wants to do. The two also discuss N'Kosi Perry entering his name in the NCAA transfer portal and also highlight some other roster moves with players either declaring whether or not they are headed to the NFL.

  • What we know about staff changes

    What we know about staff changes

    • 0:40:37
    • 25 days ago

    Miami's 2020 season is in the books. That means the offseason is underway for Manny Diaz. Andrew Ivins and David Lake get together to share what they know about moves Diaz could make to his staff while also discussing some names that the Hurricanes are targeting in the NCAA's transfer portal. The two also discuss what happened with five-star linebacker Terrence Lewis and give thoughts on upcoming decisions for Brevin Jordan, Bubba Bolden and Mike Harley.

  • What's next after Cheez-It Bowl loss

    What's next after Cheez-It Bowl loss

    • 0:35:16
    • 29 days ago

    Miami's 2020 season ended with a loss to Oklahoma State on Tuesday night as N'Kosi Perry's attempt at a rally came up short. Andrew Ivins and David Lake have some thoughts on what happened in Orlando. Does Perry leave with D'Eriq King potentially out for eight months or more with a knee injury? Is it time for Manny Diaz to make some changes on the defensive side of the ball? The two try to unpack all that before offering up what the Hurricanes should do in the transfer portal after UM's wide receivers once again disappoint.

  • The Return of the King

    The Return of the King

    • 0:31:25
    • 1 month ago

    Miami got a late Christmas present when D'Eriq King announced that he plans to spend another year with the Hurricanes. Andrew Ivins and David Lake get together to break down what the news means for Manny Diaz and the program in an instant reaction episode of sorts. The two also take a look at the counters situation and talk a little Cheez-It Bowl.

  • Names we like in the transfer portal

    Names we like in the transfer portal

    • 0:53:24
    • 1 month ago

    It will be Manny Diaz vs. Mike Gundy next week in Orlando as the Hurricanes and Cowboys will square off against each other in a game that has been hit hard by opt outs. Andrew Ivins and David Lake share thoughts on what to expect out of Miami inside Camping World Stadium before diving into what's available in the transfer portal. The two highlight some options that they think would make sense for the Hurricanes while also discussing whether or not D'Eriq King, Brevin Jordan and others will return to Coral Gables next season.

  • Miami signs blue-chip QB Jake Garcia

    Miami signs blue-chip QB Jake Garcia

    • 0:49:36
    • 1 month ago

    Miami has its quarterback as the Hurricanes received a signature from Jake Garcia on Wednesday. Andrew Ivins and David Lake get together to recap everything that happened during the first day of the Early Signing Period. The two give some backstory on what happened with Garcia down the stretch while also breaking down what missing on Ja'den McBurrows means. They also share some other stories about the class and cycle.

  • Early Signing Period preview for Miami

    Early Signing Period preview for Miami

    • 0:42:00
    • 1 month ago

    The biggest recruiting day of the cycle is almost here. Andrew Ivins and David Lake get together to catch you up on what you need to know as the Hurricanes look to finish strong on the recruiting trail. Is FSU still the biggest threat to Miami with Jake Garcia? Is Ja'Den McBurrows going to spurn Michigan and stay home? Who will be available come January and February? Those questions and more are answered.