Football Banquet to be Held Dec. 18
Nov. 27, 2006
Coral Gables, Fla. (www. hurricanesports.com) – – The annual University of Miami Football Banquet, co-sponsored by the Miami Touchdown Club and the Hurricane Club, will be held Monday, December 18 at the Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Avenue (west of MIA, off SR836).
The 2006 senior class will be recognized, and individual awards will be announced in a variety of categories, including team Most Valuable Player. Don Bailey Jr., a former UM lineman and color analyst of WQAM’s radio broadcasts of Hurricanes games, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies assisted by Joe Zagacki
Advance tickets to the banquet are priced at $65. A limited number of “premier” tables are available for $1,000. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Hurricane Club at 305-284-6699 in Miami-Dade County. Fans calling from outside the local area may call 1-800-GO-CANES (option 6). Advance sale will take place until December 14. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the night of the event for $80.
There were 12 seniors on the 2006 football squad: DE Baraka Atkins, DT Kareem Brown, FB Mark Lisante, S Brandon Meriweather, P Brian Monroe, WR Ryan Moore, RB Tyrone Moss, DL Bryan Pata, PK Jon Peattie, OL Alex Pou, C Anthony Wollschlager and PK Francesco Zampogna
In its 41st year, proceeds from the Miami Football Banquet benefit the UM Hurricane Club and the Miami Touchdown Club’s “Operation Scholarship” program.