Game of My Life Miami Hurricanes: Memorable Stories of by Craig T Smith

By Craig T Smith

This publication takes a private glance inside of a number of the largest moments of Miami’s maximum gamers as “The U” morphed from a soccer software approximately disbanded within the Seventies to a countrywide strength. Three-time All-American and professional soccer corridor of reputation inductee Ted “the Mad Stork” Hendricks stocks his strategies on single-handedly dominating the LSU Tigers in 1968. present Georgia head trainer Mark Richt remembers getting pelted with oranges in Gainesville in 1980, then taking on for an injured Jim Kelly and major the Canes to a 21-20 win over the Gators in 1981. Alonzo Highsmith recollects all 4 of his touchdowns in Miami’s first victory at Notre Dame in 1984, the place he desired to bounce out of the stadium . . . and run over that leprechaun. Vinny Testaverde recounts the antics of Melvin Bratton and Alonzo Highsmith, who prank-called Brian Bosworth the morning earlier than No. 1 Oklahoma invaded the Orange Bowl to tackle the No. 2 ’Canes, the place Testaverde threw 4 landing passes in a 28-16 Heisman-clinching win. Gino Torretta describes the shot that knocked the wind out of him as he brought the game-winning landing cross to Lamar Thomas in Miami’s 19-16 “Wide correct II” victory.

There are many extra unforgettable moments in Game of My lifestyles Miami Hurricanes that span assorted eras of Miami soccer, together with conversations with former All-American Eric Winston, 1988 Orange Bowl MVP Bernard “Tiger” Clark, All-American wideout Santana Moss, and record-setting kicker Carlos Huerta. All percentage shut and private information of what they have been pondering and feeling within the most sensible video games in their careers.

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