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Alex Donno brings you a daily podcast on the Miami Hurricanes with Locked On Canes part of the Locked On Podcast Network.




Report: Jason Candle Emerging As Top Miami Hurricanes OC Candidate, Why He Would Be A Home Run

Has Toledo head coach Jason Candle emerged as the top candidate for the Miami Hurricanes offensive coordinator job? Frank Tucker from Canes County (Miami Rivals site) has reported that Candle has interviewed with Mario Cristobal and might even be negotiating a contract. Candle has been with the Toledo Rockets since 2009, serving as their head coach since 2015. His offenses are among the more productive and most balanced in America. Host Alex Donno loves the idea of Candle getting the job,...


Miami Hurricanes Talking To Doug Nussmeier About OC Job? Pros & Cons. Canes Players Set For 2023 Jump

A new name has emerged for the Miami Hurricanes offensive coordinator job. According to Pro Football Scoop, former Cowboys quarterbacks coach Doug Nussmeier has spoken with Mario Cristobal about the opening. Nussmeier is well respected and has held big OC jobs in college in places like Alabama, Washington, Florida and Michigan. He and Cristobal worked together at Bama in 2013. Host Alex Donno reminds his listeners that Nussmeier being a candidate does not mean he’s the only candidate and it...


Miami Hurricanes Closing In On OC? Everyone Will Be Happy, Says John Ruiz. 2024 WR Recruiting

The Miami Hurricanes search for a new offensive coordinator continues. Could the Canes be closing in on Josh Gattis’ replacement soon? John Ruiz was asked if he has any news on the search and he answered, “Everyone is going to be happy.” Is Jason Candle, the head coach at Toledo, a candidate? We know Mario Cristobal likes him and tried to hire him a season ago, but would he leave his HC gig for the OC job at The U? Host Alex Donno welcomes in guest Brian Smith from All Hurricanes to discuss...


Miami Hurricanes Sign A Top 7 Class But Here’s Where They Missed | 2023 National Signing Day

The Miami Hurricanes Football team missed on some big targets on 2023 National Signing Day Alex Donno joins Jourdan Black and John Garcia to discuss the misses and the new addition for this Canes Football class. Follow & Subscribe on all Podcast platforms… 🎧 https://link.chtbl.com/LOCanes?sid=YouTube Locked On College Conferences, HBCU, Basketball & More 🎧 https://linktr.ee/LockedOnCollege Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


Do We Cross Scott Frost's Name Off The Miami Hurricanes OC List? NIL Slippery Slope

The Miami Hurricanes offensive coordinator search continues. Host Alex Donno woke up on Wednesday morning thinking former Nebraska and UCF head coach Scott Frost could be the frontrunner for the job. Now, Donno is hearing that Frost likely won’t be coming to South Florida. Is this turn of events coming from Frost’s side or from Miami’s side? Was he ever a strong candidate to begin with? Donno discusses the pros and cons for Fost while also making a case for Frost as someone who has been a...


Miami Hurricanes Need THIS from Their Next OC, Candidate You Might Not Have Considered, Signing Day Surprises?

It appears Mario Cristobal is looking for BALANCE in play-calling from his next offensive coordinator. Who will the Miami Hurricanes hire to replace former OC Josh Gattis? Host Alex Donno and guest Larry Blustein discuss a candidate that isn’t being mentioned very often: Jeff Scott. Should the former USF head coach be considered a strong candidate for the opening? Donno and Blu debate whether we could see any surprise commitments or flips from the Hurricanes on National Signing Day. While...


Where Do The Miami Hurricanes Stand With Harbor & Howard Before Signing Day? Latest On OC Targets

The Miami Hurricanes are in the mix for 5-star ATH Nyckoles Harbor and 3-star defensive tackle Jamel Howard before national signing day on February 1st, 2023. Harbor just made an official visit to Oregon, who are considered the favorites here. He did have an in-home visit with Mario Cristoba last week, though. Did Mario give him enough food for thought to help Miami close on Harbor this Wednesday? Meanwhile, Jamel Howard did make an official visit to Coral Gables over the weekend. He said...


Miami Hurricanes NEED Continuity From Their Next OC Hire, Is There A "Perfect" Candidate Out There?

The Miami Hurricanes are about to hire their 5th offensive coordinator in 6 seasons. Tyler Van Dyke is about to work with his 3rd OC in 4 years. Host Alex Donno stresses the need for continuity from the next OC hire. Ideally, the next coordinator would be around for at least three seasons: that would allow them to finish out the Van Dyke era and hopefully help him improve his draft stock, while laying the foundations for Van Dyke’s successor. Donno is asked if there is a “perfect” candidate...


Miami Hurricanes Timeline For Replacing Josh Gattis & Who Are The Candidates? Frost? Coley? Mullen?

Now that offensive coordinator Josh Gattis has been fired, who are the likely candidates to replace him? And how quickly will Mario Cristobal find his next OC? Since the Gattis divorce took two months to finalize, will the process of replacing him be just as slow? Host Alex Donno breaks down the reasons why he thinks the replacement could come within the next week. Donno emphasizes how important it is to find a good recruiter, someone who is willing to collaborate with others, and someone...


BREAKING: Miami Hurricanes Fire Offensive Coordinator Josh Gattis

The University of Miami announced on Friday that offensive coordinator Josh Gattis has been relieved of his duties by head coach Mario Cristobal. In one season at Miami, Gattis’ offensive only managed 19 points per game in 2022. It’s been apparent for weeks that Gattis has been looking for other jobs. On Thursday night, a Hurricanes quarterback recruit revealed that Cristobal told him they were searching for a new OC. Host Alex Donno breaks down the Gattis firing and explains why it had to...


Miami Hurricanes Overcoming The Odds For 5-Star Nyckoles Harbor? Possible For Gattis To Stay?

The Miami Hurricanes reportedly got an in-home visit with 5-star ATH Nyckholes Harbor. The Hurricanes are not considered the favorite for the track star, but can Mario Cristobal use the face time to his benefit to close the deal? Harbor wants to play offense at the college level, wide receiver or tight end, and he wants to run track in addition to football. Host Alex Donno details who the favorite is considered to be at this time, and what it would take for Miami to close the gap before...


Miami Hurricanes Trending For 5-Star WR Joshisa Trader? Can Canes Close Singletary? Gattis Out?

The Miami Hurricanes are trending to land a commitment from 5-star WR Joshisa “JoJo” Trader in the class of 2024. The Chaminade-Madonna standout was crystal balled to Miami by 247’s Steve Wiltfon and predicted by On3’s Chad Simmons to choose The U. These predictions come very early, though, with over 10 months remaining until the first national signing day of 2024. Can Miami take a commanding lead on Trader and even gain some ground into flipping his high school teammate and fellow 5-star WR...


Miami Hurricanes Add Transfer CB Terry Roberts! Offensive Coaching MUST Be Sorted ASAP, Big Visits

The Miami Hurricanes have officially added veteran cornerback Terry Roberts Jr. in the transfer portal. The former Iowa Hawkeye arrives at The U for his final year of eligibility after 4 productive seasons in Iowa City. Roberts had an excellent 79.9 coverage grade in 5 games last season before suffering an injury. Host Alex Donno discusses the impact Roberts will add to Miami and Donno loves Roberts’ attitude of wanting to come in and COMPETE for every snap he plays. Donno explains why Miami...


Miami Hurricanes Should Hire James Coley To Offensive Staff & Here's Why, WR Help Coming Soon?

The buzz continues to grow that Mario Cristobal could be considering James Coley for a spot on his offensive staff. Coley worked for Cristobal at FIU in 2007, he had a stint as Miami’s offensive coordinator under Al Golden, and has South Florida roots and an excellent recruiting resume in the area. Coley is currently serving as the tight ends coach at Texas A&M. Guest Larry Blustein joins host Alex Donno to talk about whether Coley could find a role at Miami as quarterbacks coach, WR coach,...


Miami Hurricanes Will Be Battling Deion Sanders And Colorado For More Recruits, Miami 2023 Class Insight

The Miami Hurricanes will be battling the Colorado Buffaloes for recruits for as long as head coach Deion Sanders stays in Boulder. The two sides are going head to head for Cormani McClain, plus Miami and Colorado appear as mutual finalists for many of the top prospects in the Class of 2024. Colorado is also emerging as a potential landing spot for 5-star quarterback Jaden Rashada, a former Miami and Florida commit. Brian Smith from All Hurricanes joins Alex Donno to talk about the quality...


Miami Hurricanes Timing For Further Coaching Changes, New Transfers Soon? Singletary Pessimism

The Miami Hurricanes need a new quarterbacks coach to replace Frank Ponce. Miami is also rumored to be needing a new offensive coordinator soon, IF Josh Gattis departs. Why are things taking so long? Is there a certain deadline that needs to be met? Host Alex Donno discusses why Mario Cristobal is working on a timeline that might be slower than what fans are hoping for. Donno believes James Coley, current tight ends coach at Texas A&M and a former Miami OC, is a name to watch at quarterbacks...


Will The Miami Hurricanes Reach Out To Jaden Rashada After The 5-Star QB Requests Florida Release?

5-star quarterback Jaden Rashada is a former Miami commit, who flipped to Florida, but has asked for his release from his Gators letter of intent. Meanwhile, Miami has lost backup quarterback Jake Garcia in the transfer portal. Should the Hurricanes try to bring Rashada back into their 2023 class and get him enrolled at The U? Recruiting expert John Garcia Jr. joins host Alex Donno to discuss the situation. Rashada is expected to land near his California home in the west coast. We suspect...


Miami Hurricanes Offensive Coaching Rumors: Replacing Ponce, New OC Needed Soon? Candidates To Watch

The Miami Hurricanes have an opening at quarterbacks coach with the departure of Frank Ponce. Rumors are swirling that the Canes could soon have offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach openings as well, with Josh Gattis reportedly exploring other opportunities. It’s been reported that Gattis might be in play for the WR coach job at Penn State or the OC job at Iowa. Host Alex Donno reports that he has gotten word that Gattis might be in play for an assistant job in the NFL. Alex...


Josh Gattis Was Not Present For WR Gary Bryant Jr's Miami Visit, Why? Cam McCormick Commits! Cormani?

The Miami Hurricanes hosted priority WR target Gary Bryant Jr. for a visit. Offensive coordinator Josh Gattis was not present for the visit and had no contact with Bryant, not even over the phone, per CaneSport’s Matt Schodell. Is this a sign that Gattis is not part of Miami’s plans for next season? Host Alex Donno describes the oddity of the situation and whether or not this confirms the theory that Gattis will soon be replaced. It’s possible he could have had a family emergency or could be...


Cormani McClain Did Visit Colardo, Has Miami Moved On To Jaheim Singletary? QB Vic Sutton Flips

Despite Miami Hurricanes verbal commit Cormani McClain trying to keep it a secret, he did in fact visit the Colorado Buffaloes over the weekend. It’s been reported that McClain no-showed a visit from Miami coaches at Lakeland High School on Friday because he was on his way to Boulder to see Deion Sanders. If that report is true, has Miami already pulled his offer or moved on from McClain completely? Host Alex Donno shares the latest on the situation and explains how these situations have...