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Scout.com's Mike Bakas explains why the Miami Hurricanes will be a force this season.
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This is Mike back it would -- time dot com Portis scout dot com network. And -- check it and here from doubt self help Puerto. University of Miami started their pre season football camp on Thursday morning. -- a lot of up you know a lot of our optimism and high expectations the hurricane -- and ready Shanahan during his stuff works even as Hurricanes head coach. -- a lot of starters back from a panel finished 94 last year it. Including quarterback to Corey Harris who I was got a lot of experience as a starter Miami. -- you know the offense you know which will be under second year under -- coordinator mark Whipple at the chance to beat one of the best offenses Miami had in quite some time. Then eight running back on the roster a couple of which you have big time upside including senior Damien Berry do. Finish like feet and really well for the Hurricanes. The wide receiver crew there's three guys will Ron Byrd. Leonard -- in the Travis Benjamin to have a chance -- really special things and there's a lot of depth there. Try to get a little bit the concern. A lot of perch and lost -- reps and Jimmy -- to the NFL and trying to find a replacement for them. Could be kinda difficult in the beginning because Richard Gordon concede your tight end they have now has just four catches in his career so there's. There's the you know one of the priorities this fall in this preceded it is going to be trying to develop a pass catching tight and chase forty to junior college stretcher out of the state taxes. I was the second team all American -- did you go level last year he's a kid could commit to make big impact. The offensive line. Had a lot of a lot of talent a lot of experience. The biggest the biggest question -- concern right there is. Moving off guard Joe will figure wrote a tackle he's the new guys there. End Orlando Franklin on the left side only has to start to tackle so. The break and a couple new tackles that are used to playing garbage like this said there's a lot of depth there. End up a lot of experience through over the defense and saw the ball hurt either loaded on the defensive line. They got a new defense a white coach named Rick Petri is -- really nice job of so far Allen Bailey the big guy they're in defense that -- a chance to be really high draft pick Chinese site get a chance at a pretty big Fiedler Hurricanes. At linebacker Sean Spence and -- -- -- the two headliners. And Eric -- -- the next three or four weeks to find a third guy whether Colin Robinson in the middle. Or maybe Ramon Buchanan on the outside but the key is trying to find that third guy to go expense McCarthy. And the secondary has a lot of talent Brandon Parrish is -- Jim Thorpe candidate. At quarter had a you know had a real good season last year demarcus van -- on the other side had a lot of experience. And it safety would want tell McEnroe Jerry Armstrong got like that. Eric can never really talented secondary with lot of experience. Matt -- the kicker is one of the most experienced kickers in the entire country but -- and freshman year and as you know pretty high expectations this season McCain's. You know overall schedule get a week off early on -- it -- the team -- budget Corey Harris says the chance to do some really big thing than. These next three or four weeks ago -- pretty exciting. And -- galore a lot about Miami's first few weeks but you know when they have to play Ohio State Clemson at Pittsburgh he'd like that so. We're pretty excited out here is a lot of high expectations and not a big year for coach -- just got a contract extension. And there's a lot of one hope that this is gonna be the big year with the Hurricanes really turned the corner -- compete for the national championship. So will be okay he's got dot com covered all the actions so -- we don't doubt beyond learned hopefully we'll see there.