Archive for September, 2009

Devin Hester


The photo above is Devin Hester’s 79-yard return of a blocked field goal for a touchdown during the ‘Canes 2004 Peach Bowl victory over the Florida Gators.

Last Sunday for the Chicago Bears, Hester scored on a 36-yard pass for the game winning touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks. It was the Chicago Tribune’s “Bears’ play of the game.”


Paulelett Ricks-Chambers


Hurricane senior midfielder Paulelett Ricks-Chambers collides with Maryland’s Domenica Hodak in the pouring rain during the ‘Canes 2-0 victory over the Terrapins last Sunday.


Shenise Johnson


Shenise Johnson poses during the Hurricanes Women’s Basketball Photo Day last Thursday at the UM Fieldhouse adjacent to the BankUnited Center.


Dark Day in Blacksburg


Hurricanes running back Graig Cooper is stopped for a loss by a Virginia Tech defender during the ‘Canes 31-7 loss to the Hokies on a very wet Saturday in Blacksburg, Virginia.


Hurricanes + ESPN = Ratings


Nielsen Cable TV Ratings ranked the University of Miami vs. Florida State game on September 7th number three (5.82 million homes, 8.4 million viewers) during the week ended September 14th. UM-FSU finished behind the Ohio State vs USC game (7.24 million homes, 10.58 million viewers) and the MTV Video Music Awards (5.83 million homes, 8.97 million viewers).

For the week ending September 20th, the University of Miami vs Georgia Tech game finished 9th with about 4.4 million viewers.


2010 Miami Hurricanes Men’s Basketball


The shot above is from yesterday’s shoot with the 2010 Miami Hurricanes Men’s Basketball Team, posing for a photo slated to be included in this season’s media guide.


Calais Campbell + Antrel Rolle

Former ‘Canes defensive end Calais Campbell was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for blocking a field goal that led to a Cardinals touchdown in Arizona’s victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars last Sunday. Ironically, former ‘Cane defensive back Antrel Rolle picked up the blocked kick and returned it for the score.