Its' a franchise under new management as coach Jack Del Rio and James "Shaq" Harris now make the calls after the release of Tom Coughlin. This is a team that's had several solid drafts on the lines of scrimmage recently and they now looked to build around that base.
July 13, 2003
Starters Brett Romberg and Sherko Haji-Rasouli have completed their eligibility at Miami after starting 61 games between them. There are three starters returning this season; Carlos Joseph, Vernon Carey and Chris Myers. This spring, offensive line coach Art Kehoe shifted around the line to try and get the right combination of players.
May 1, 2003
It's become a common occurrence for close to the last two decades. And this year is no different. Right around March NFL scouts, coaches and executives make their way down to Coral Gables in search of the next great player to come out of the University of Miami football program. For the most part the Hurricanes haven't disappointed with 32 first-round NFL draft selections from 1984-2002, including five last year.
April 26, 2003
Getting closer to the draft, here is our value board for all seven rounds. Extra players have been added in the middle and late rounds in anticipation of compensatory selections, as well as two/three fence prospects in the early frames. We have a total of 263 players on our board, 261 were selected in the 2002 draft.
April 10, 2003