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October 29 , 1999

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Withtheir best practice of the week the 25th
ranked University of Miami Hurricanes (4-2, 2-1) wrapped-up work outs
for Saturday’s Boston College (3-4, 2-2) game with a 90-minute session
in shells today at Greentree Practice Field.
“The focus and intensitywere good today,” commented coach Butch
Davis. “This is the best practice we had all week. Nowwe just have to
show up and play the game.”
Davis is encouraged by theprogress of sophomore cornerback
Leonard Myers and expects him to return to the lineup. Myers underwent
arthroscopic knee surgery October 13th to repair a torn meniscus anddid
not make last week’s trip to West Virginia. True freshman MikeRumph
will make his third career start this weekend at right corner.
“There is a better chance than what I expected yesterday
that Leonard (Myers) will play on Saturday,” said Davis. “Hedid
considerably more things today and looked better doing them then hehas
all week. He certainly is not going to start the game, but hewill be
Saturday’s game kicks off at 6 p.m. in the Orange Bowl
under the cameras of espn2. In recognition of Halloween all children16
and under in costume will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
A special ticket price of $8 is being offered to adults chaperoning
costumed children. Trick of Treaters and their chaperones areto enter
the Stadium and purchase tickets at the NE Plaza.
Tickets are available in advance at the UM ticket office
and all TicketMaster locations, or can be ordered by phone at
1-800-GO-Canes. Day of game tickets can be purchased at the OrangeBowl
South Plaza beginning at 1:30, and at all other Plazas at 4:00.”Canes
& You for $42″ ticket packages, including 5 general admission tickets,5
game programs, and 5 soft drinks are also available in advance, orat
the West Ticket Plaza of the Orange Bowl on game day.

INJURY REPORT: There were no new injuries reported.