Coming off a 7-6 season in 2006, the Hurricanes needed a lot of players to step up and become much better players than they were a year ago. One player in particular has really done that.
October 3, 2007
Defensive lineman Vegas Franklin continued his steady play on the interior of the defensive line for the Hurricanes. Read on to see what Farquharson was talking about after the game.
September 29, 2007
Defensive lineman Vegas Franklin is entering his fourth season as a Miami Hurricane and has played in 15 games while recording 12 tackles.
Vegas Franklin is a defensive lineman from Reserve, La. He attended East St. John High School--the same high school as running back Derron Thomas. Franklin had a good spring game and is looking to contribute in the 2005 season.
Putting pressure on the quarterbacks will be strength of the Hurricane defense in 2004. The Hurricanes return 11 defensive linemen and they all will be competing hard for playing time throughout spring practices. Throughout last year a lot of players suffered nagging injuries, but most of them are completely healthy and ready to go.
Today was the last practice that will be open to the public. A very good crowd showed up to see the Hurricanes go through a few drills and go through a full scrimmage. The players enjoyed the game situation and it will give the coaches better film to look at.
August 13, 2003
The Bayou State's No. 1 receiver prospect for 2004 is Reserve (La.) East St. John's Reggie Joseph (6-0, 184, 4.4) and he is getting the national attention to support that claim.<br><br>