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Behind the U, the official podcast of Miami Athletics, features entertaining and engaging interviews with Hurricanes past and present, giving listeners exclusive insight into what makes The U one of the most storied and fascinating programs in college athletics.

Episode 166 | Amy Deem | July 8, 2024
Josh Darrow catches up with Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Amy Deem, who talks about how she arrived at Miami, what hurdles she faced early in her career, how her program has intersected with Canes football over the years, how she and her staff recruit across so many events, how triple jumper Russell Robinson has progressed from walk-on to national champion and her fondest memories from coaching Team USA at the 2012 Olympics.

Episode 165 | Jessica Lopez | July 1, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with Associate AD for Academic Services Jessica Lopez, who talks about overseeing the football team’s academic pursuits, her relationship with Mario Cristobal, how her staff works with student-athletes on a daily basis, how her science background has helped her navigate her role in athletics, and how the football team achieved a perfect NCAA APR score this past year.

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Episode 164 | Alexa Noel | June 6, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with return guest and newly crowned national champion Alexa Noel, who talks about winning the NCAA women’s singles title, what it took to win six matches in six days, what she did to celebrate, why she chose to play at Miami, her connection to Caitlin Clark, and how much she’s looking forward to playing in the U.S. Open later this summer.

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Episode 163 | Shirelle Jackson | May 29, 2024

Josh Darrow chats with UM’s Executive Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Development Shirelle Jackson, who talks about the department’s community service efforts, how her office assists with life skills and career development, some of her favorite student-athlete success stories, and how her own experience as a track and field student-athlete help her navigate her current role.

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Episode 162 | Alex Westover | May 21, 2024

Josh Darrow talks with new Miami graduate – and former Sebastian the Ibis – Alex Westover, who details his big bird reveal at graduation, his commencement speech, his favorite mascot appearances, his favorite celebrity encounters, what The U means to him and what’s next for him, including training for triathlons.

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Episode 161 | Tricia Cullop | May 14, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with new Canes women’s basketball head coach Tricia Cullop, who talks about growing up in basketball-crazy Indiana, how she broke into the coaching ranks, what she learned as a young head coach, how she markets her programs, what fuels her team’s style of play, what intrigued her about the Miami job, and her excitement about the continued growth of the sport.

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Episode 160 | Nijel Pack | May 7, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes men’s basketball standout Nijel Pack, who talks about his journey to Miami, how his father has influenced his basketball career, what he learned going through the NBA pre-draft process, how he expanded his shooting range, Coach L’s history with guard production, and his memories of the 2023 Final Four run.

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Episode 159 | Grace Lopez | April 30, 2024

Josh Darrow chats with Canes volleyball standout Grace Lopez, who talks about growing up in Puerto Rico, what drew her to volleyball, why she decided to come to Miami, how she bounced back from knee surgery, and what contributed to her breakthrough All-ACC freshman campaign.

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Episode 158 | Mathieu Schneider and Tom Immello | April 18, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with two members of the University of Miami’s club hockey team, which recently captured the AAU Division III national championship. Center Mathieu Schneider talks about growing up as the son of an NHL star, why he chose to attend UM, and the road to the title; and coach Tom Immello, a retired New York City firefighter, talks about taking the reins of the program and the joy coaching the team has brought him.

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Episode 157 | Sara Byrne | April 10, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes golfer Sara Byrne, who talks about growing up in Ireland, what factored into her decision to attend Miami, her record-setting round at the Hurricane Invitational, her goals as she eyes a professional golf career, her newfound love of baseball, and where to find the best potato waffles.

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Episode 156 | Duke Johnson | April 3, 2024

Legendary Canes running back Duke Johnson makes a return visit to the podcast where he and Josh Darrow chat about his NFL career, the intricacies of the running back position, his favorite coaches, his recent return to UM and how he’s looking to positively impact the next generation.

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Episode 155 | Daniel Cuvet | March 26, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes baseball freshman sensation Daniel Cuvet, who talks about how he gravitated to baseball as a youngster, why he chose to stay close to home to attend Miami, what has contributed to his sizzling start to the plate, his reaction to the “Danny Dingers” moniker, and his goals for both himself and the Canes this season.

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Episode 154 | Russell Robinson | March 19, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with newly crowned NCAA indoor triple jump champion Russell Robinson, who talks about coming to Miami as a walk-on, what he has learned from head coach Amy Deem and jumps coach Rob Jarvis, how he turned in the performance of his career at NCAAs in Boston and what’s next as the Canes begin their outdoor campaign.

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Episode 153 | J.D. PicKell | March 13, 2024

Josh Darrow chats with the host of On3’s “The Hard Count” J.D. PicKell, who talks about the state of college football, what excites him about spring ball, what he anticipates from the Canes this upcoming season, his days as an Ivy League running back and how he broke into the college football media business.

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Episode 152 | J.D. Arteaga | February 22, 2024

Josh Darrow visits with Canes head baseball coach J.D. Arteaga, who talks about growing up a Canes fan in Westchester, playing with Alex Rodriguez all the way through high school, why he chose to play at Miami, how he became one of UM’s legendary pitchers, his transition from player to coach, how he’s approaching his first season as skipper and the people who have inspired him on the road to securing his dream job in Coral Gables.

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Episode 151 | Pat O'Donnell | February 14, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes and current NFL punter Pat O’Donnell, who talks about growing up a Canes fans in South Florida, playing with the Kelce brothers at Cincinnati, why he transferred to Miami, how his one season at UM helped prepare him for the league, the intricacies of punting at the highest level, and how he enjoys promoting his Dad SZN venture.

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Episode 150 | Brevin Jordan | February 7, 2024

For our 150th episode, Josh Darrow catches up with Houston Texans tight end and former Canes standout Brevin Jordan, who talks about why he chose to attend Miami, how he teamed up with Will Mallory to form a dynamic pass-catching duo, how the Texans earned a division title this past season, what he would tell young college players today and the impact his mother has had on his life both on and off the field.

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Episode 149 | Branson Deen | January 30, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes defensive lineman Branson Deen, who talks about transferring to Miami from Purdue, what he learned matching up with the likes of Michigan and Ohio State, his “knowledge wars” with Matt Lee, the future of the Canes in the trenches, how he’s preparing for the NFL Draft and why he decided to pursue a degree in industrial engineering technology.

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Episode 148 | Cam McCormick | January 23, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes tight end Cam McCormick, who talks about his incredible journey to his final season of eligibility, including his injury history, his perseverance in the face of adversity, how his mother has helped along the way, why he followed Mario Cristobal from Oregon to Miami, and what he’s looking forward to as he suits up for the Canes again this season.

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Episode 147 | Javion Cohen | January 17, 2024

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes offensive lineman Javion Cohen, who talks about growing up in Alabama, committing to the Crimson Tide and winning a national title, why he chose to transfer to Miami, what he learned from Mario Cristobal and Alex Mirabal, how he is preparing for the NFL Draft and what he expects from the Canes in 2024.

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Episode 146 | Jaden Davis | January 9, 2024

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes cornerback Jaden Davis, who talks about growing up in Broward County, why he committed to Oklahoma out of high school, why he decided to transfer to Miami for his graduate season, what he learned from Lance Guidry, what excites him about the future of the Canes and how he’s preparing for the NFL Draft.

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Episode 145 | Ken Masuhr | December 19, 2023

Josh Darrow visits with new Canes head soccer coach Ken Masuhr, who talks about his coaching journey, what he learned from successful stops at Penn and Vanderbilt, how he has developed his coaching and recruiting philosophies, what intrigued him about the Miami job, his first meeting with his new team and how he plans to build the program going forward.

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Episode 144 | Dr. Lee Kaplan | December 12, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with Chief of UHealth Sports Medicine Dr. Lee Kaplan, who talks about the comprehensive care his team provides Miami student-athletes, how he interacts with student-athletes and their parents, how his team approaches injury rehabilitation with their Back to Play methodology, and how the athletic department works in concert with the Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

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Episode 143 | Rueben Bain, Jr. | December 5, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year Rueben Bain, who talks about his outstanding freshman campaign, how he found out about his ACC honor, what he’s learned from the Miami coaching staff, some of his biggest high school highlights, his go-to order at Sonic and his growing interest in photography.

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Episode 142 | Molly McGrath | November 28, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with ESPN broadcaster Molly McGrath, who talks about how she prepares for her role as a college football sideline reporter, how she adapts and reacts during the games, some of her most memorable moments on air and what she foresees for the Canes after working three Miami games this past season.

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Episode 141 | Dylan Joyce | November 21, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes punter Dylan Joyce, who talks about growing up playing Aussie Rules football, how he gravitated towards the American version, the path that ultimately led him to Miami, his relationship with fellow punting mate Lou Hedley, what food he misses from Down Under and how he’s enjoying his first season as a Cane.

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Episode 140 | Gino Torretta | November 16, 2023

In honor of the Canes retiring Gino Torretta’s No. 13 jersey this Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium, we re-air Josh Darrow’s 2021 conversation with the 1992 Heisman Trophy winner, who reflects on his recruitment to Miami from northern California, taking over the starting quarterback role, the 1991 national title, his memories of Hurricane Andrew and his award-winning senior campaign.

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Episode 139 | Andy Borregales | November 9, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes kicker and Groza Award Semifinalist Andy Borregales, who talks about shifting from soccer to football, following in his All-America brother’s footsteps at Miami, some of his most memorable kicks as a Cane, his pregame and in-game routines and what he still hopes to accomplish wearing the orange and green.

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Episode 138 | Michael Badgley | November 2, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes and current NFL kicker Michael Badgley, who talks about playing numerous positions in high school, what eventually pushed him towards kicking, why he chose to come to Miami, how it felt to become UM’s all-time scoring leader, how he broke into the NFL and the whirlwind life of a pro kicker.

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Episode 137 | Jalen Rivers | October 26, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, who talks about growing up in a military family, why he gravitated towards football, what made Miami his first choice for college, how he approaches his craft on and off the field, his relationship with offensive line coach Alex Mirabal and his longtime friendship with Canes defensive lineman Chantz Williams.

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Episode 136 | Jeremy Shockey | October 19, 2023

Josh Darrow sits down with former Canes All-America tight end Jeremy Shockey, who talks about how he matriculated to Miami from junior college in Oklahoma, what made those 2000 and 2001 UM teams so dominant, his famous touchdown catch against FSU at the Orange Bowl, the Rose Bowl win over Nebraska, his two Super Bowl triumphs, and how Tight End U has made its mark in the NFL.

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Episode 135 | Orlando Franklin | October 11, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes and NFL offensive lineman and current ACC Network analyst Orlando Franklin, who talks about finding football in Canada, moving to Florida for high school, getting recruited to Miami by Mario Cristobal, his battles on Greentree, getting drafted by the Broncos, how he got into broadcasting and what motivated him to recently lose more than 100 pounds.

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Episode 134 | Anthony Chickillo | October 5, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes defensive end and NFL linebacker Anthony Chickillo, who talks about his three-generation UM football family, his favorite moments as a Cane, how he tackled a position switch at the NFL level, his newfound interest in MMA training, his thoughts on the direction of the football program and how he continues to stay connected to current and former Canes.

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Episode 133 | Vince Wilfork | September 21, 2023

Josh Darrow sits down with legendary Canes defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who talks about his parents’ influence and early love of football, why he chose to play for the Canes, the battles on Greentree, his appreciation for Miami’s history and tradition, why football games are won and lost in the trenches, and his thoughts on UM’s current staff and players.

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Episode 132 | Tony Fitzpatrick | September 14, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes defensive tackle and 1983 national champion Tony Fitzpatrick, who talks about getting recruited by Miami, how Howard Schnellenberger built the program from the ground up, how the Canes built momentum during that magical season, what made the difference in UM’s upset win over Nebraska and how much fun the team had during their 40th anniversary celebration.

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Episode 131 | Eric Winston | September 7, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes All-American offensive lineman and NFL veteran Eric Winston, who talks about growing up under the Friday Nights Lights of West Texas, why he chose Miami, why he switched from tight end to offensive line, who were the toughest defensive linemen he faced on Greentree, and his thoughts on the future of college football on and off the field.

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Episode 130 | Eric Renaghan | August 31, 2023

Josh Darrow sits down with UM’s Director of Sports Science Eric Renaghan, who talks about transitioning from strength and conditioning into sports science, working for three NHL teams, how he got connected with the Canes, how his staff leverages data to help student-athletes achieve peak performance and how he sees his field growing across college athletics.

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Episode 129 | Leonard Hankerson | August 24, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes wide receiver and current San Francisco 49ers wide receivers coach Leonard Hankerson, who talks about growing up a Canes fan in South Florida, his record-breaking 2010 season at UM, the relationships he built with his teammates, his NFL playing days, and what inspired him to get into coaching.

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Episode 128 | David Hale | August 17, 2023

As the 2023 season fast approaches, Josh Darrow catches up with ESPN college football reporter David Hale, who talks about the latest conference realignment news, his ACC predictions, why Miami is Tight End U, what his Saturdays look like from a coverage perspective and how he handles the occasional “mean tweets” from fans.

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Episode 127 | Vernon Carey | August 10, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes and Dolphins offensive lineman Vernon Carey, who talks about who convinced him to stay home coming out of high school, the camaraderie of UM’s offensive line room, why the Canes were so dominant from 2000-02, the best play he witnessed from a teammate, how it felt to spend his NFL career in his hometown and the success of his recent restaurant venture.

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Episode 126 | Shannon Dawson | August 3, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson, who talks about why he pursued coaching, his origins with the Air Raid offense, how he approaches working with quarterbacks, why he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to coach at Miami and what fans can expect to see from UM’s offense this season.

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Episode 125 | Lance Guidry | July 27, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes defensive coordinator Lance Guidry, who talks about his upbringing in Louisiana, how he gravitated to football, how his defensive philosophy evolved over time, why he chose to work for Mario Cristobal at Miami, what to expect from his defense this season and the keys to a good pot of gumbo.

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Episode 124 | Xavier Restrepo | July 20, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes wide receiver Xavier Restrepo, who talks about his love of football, who inspires him, what he draws his confidence from, why he chose to stay close to home at UM, rooming with Tyler Van Dyke, how playing Madden has helped his football IQ and who has the best golf game on the team.

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Episode 123 | Matt Lee | July 13, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes center Matt Lee, who talks about why he transferred from UCF to Miami, the intricacies of playing offensive line, what intrigues him about playing for Mario Cristobal and Alex Mirabal, working with quarterback Tyler Van Dyke, what he sees from his fellow linemen, his favorite food selections and his favorite “old” movies.

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Episode 122 | Yohandy Morales | July 6, 2023

As the Major League Baseball Draft approaches Josh Darrow checks in with Canes slugger Yohandy Morales, who talks about growing up in Miami, why he chose to attend UM, how he transformed into a power hitter, where he gets his confidence from, and what he expects to feel when his name gets called in the upcoming draft.

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Episode 121 | Matthew Cleveland | June 28, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with new men’s basketball guard Matthew Cleveland, who talks about transferring from Florida State to Miami, what intrigued him about the UM program, how he fits in with the rest of the roster, what he has been doing this summer in Coral Gables and a certain shot he hit at Watsco Center last February.

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Episode 120 | Ja'Leah Williams | June 21, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes women’s basketball guard Ja’Leah Williams, who talks about staying home to play for UM, the team’s magical run to the Elite Eight this past season, her offseason workout routine, what she’s looking forward to next season and how she overcame a severe medical diagnosis to keep her basketball dreams on track.

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Episode 119 | Ramiro Restrepo | June 14, 2023

Josh Darrow chats with Ramiro Restrepo — UM alum and co-owner of reigning Kentucky Derby champion Mage — who talks about growing up in Miami as a fifth-generation horseman, what drew him to the track, how he discovered Mage, the thrill of winning the Derby, his lifelong love for the Canes and how building a racing stable is similar to constructing a football roster.

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Episode 118 | David Gil | June 7, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with recent UM Sports Hall of Fame inductee David Gil, who talks about why he chose his hometown school, how he broke into the Canes’ pitching lineup, his three trips to Omaha, his phenomenal 12-0 season that culminated with a national championship, and his relationship with current Canes head coach Gino DiMare and pitching coach J.D. Arteaga.

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Episode 117 | Andrew Walters | May 31, 2023

As the NCAA Baseball Tournament approaches, Josh Darrow talks to Canes All-America closer Andrew Walters, who details his rise through the high school and junior college ranks, his decision to come to Miami, his goals for this season, how he approaches hitters, his penchant for fishing, his search for a walkup song and his uncle Matt’s role in one of the most famous plays in UM football history.

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Episode 116 | Kevin Brown | May 25, 2023

Josh Darrow chats with former Canes slugger and recent UM Sports Hall of Famer Kevin Brown, who reacts to two surprise guests and talks about getting recruited to Miami, playing on two national championship teams, his incredible postseason surge in 2001 and what getting elected to the Hall of Fame means to him.

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Episode 115 | Willie Smith | May 17, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with All-America tight end and newly minted UM Sports Hall of Famer Willie Smith, who talks about his prolific four-sport high school career, why he picked Miami, his switch from wide receiver to tight end, breaking records in Jimmy Johnson’s offense, watching his son Chase play for the Canes and what the recent Hall of Fame induction means to him.

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Episode 114 | Moriah Oliveira | May 10, 2023

Josh Darrow visits with Canes track and field sprinter Moriah Oliveira, who talks about why she chose to come to Miami with her twin sister Sierra, how she worked to become an ACC champion, how she has been able to build her brand through NIL opportunities, and how the UM track family has helped her family cope with tragedy.

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Episode 113 | Jorge Sedano | May 3, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with ESPN’s Jorge Sedano, who talks about calling the Miami Spring Game for ACC Network, what he expects from the Canes and Mario Cristobal this season, growing up in South Florida and where his career path has led him in both radio and television.

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Episode 112 | David Dinsmore | April 26, 2023

Josh Darrow visits with former Canes diver David Dinsmore, who talks about what drew him to diving as a youngster, why he chose Miami, winning a national championship, competing internationally, how he coped with a career-ending injury and how his love of the water launched his new career as a fishing guide in the Florida Keys.

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Episode 111 | Will Mallory | April 20, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in former Canes tight end and current NFL Draft prospect Will Mallory, who talks about growing up in a football family, why he chose Miami, meeting some Tight End U legends, how he’s preparing for the draft and what it was like to room with a fellow Cane who hops on the show as a surprise guest.

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Episode 110 | Tim Harris, Jr. | April 12, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with new Miami running backs coach and UM Sports Hall of Famer Tim Harris, Jr., who talks about the influence his legendary coaching father had on his athletic career, why he decided to come to UM as a track standout, what got him into coaching at the high school level, how he transitioned to college coaching and what he expects from the Canes’ running backs room in 2023.

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Episode 109 | Danny Graves | April 5, 2023

Josh Darrow chats with former Canes and MLB pitcher Danny Graves, who talks about his days in Coral Gables, Ron Fraser’s last season as head coach, his big-league career, how hard he can still throw, how he has transitioned to broadcast work, and his family’s amazing story as they escaped to the U.S. during the Fall of Saigon.

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Episode 108 | Jim Larrañaga Coaching Tree Roundtable | March 30, 2023

As Miami heads to its first Final Four, Josh Darrow catches up with three of Jim Larrañaga’s former assistants – Chris Caputo, Eric Konkol and Michael Huger – who all became head coaches and talk about Coach L’s coaching style, what they remember from their days at Miami, how Coach L has influenced their coaching careers, and how they have been cheering on the Canes during this incredible run.

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Episode 107 | Kevin Beard | March 22, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with new Canes wide receivers coach Kevin Beard, who talks about returning to his alma mater, why he fell in love with coaching, what he has learned from each coaching stop, what traits he looks for when recruiting student-athletes and why he thinks Mario Cristobal and his staff can restore the Miami Standard.

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Episode 106 | 2013 Men's Basketball ACC Champions Roundtable | March 15, 2023

Josh Darrow moderates a reunion roundtable as Jim Larrañaga is joined by Chris Caputo, Garrius Adams, Julian Gamble, Reggie Johnson and Joe Zagacki to share stories and memories about Miami’s 2013 ACC regular season and tournament championship team 10 years after that remarkable season.

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Episode 105 | Norchad Omier | March 8, 2023

As March Madness begins Josh Darrow checks in with Canes forward Norchad Omier, who talks about growing up in Nicaragua, how he gravitated from baseball to basketball, why he decided to pursue college basketball in the U.S., what motivated him to transfer to Miami, how his work ethic has fit into the Canes’ system and culture, and what it means to represent his home country on the hardwood.

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Episode 104 | Paige Yaroshuk-Tews | March 2, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Paige Yaroshuk-Tews who recently earned her 400th win as Canes women’s tennis coach and talks about growing up in Miami, how her father influenced her competitive spirit, her college playing career at UCLA, how she ended up at UM, how she has built the program into one of the country’s best and her expectations for this season.

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Episode 103 | Danny Ramirez | February 22, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with actor and Canes fan Danny Ramirez, who talks about growing up in Miami, how he connected with the Canes at an early age, why Santana Moss was his favorite player, his transition from college soccer to acting, how he trained for his role in Top Gun: Maverick and what it was like to work with Tom Cruise.

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Episode 102 | Gino DiMare | February 15, 2023

As the season opener fast approaches, Josh Darrow catches up with Canes head baseball coach Gino DiMare, who talks about growing up a Canes fan in Miami, how he was recruited to UM, how he got into coaching, what he learned from Ron Fraser and Jim Morris, how college baseball continues to evolve, and what he expects from his roster in 2023.

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Episode 101 | Alex Mirabal | February 8, 2023

Josh Darrow continues his conversation with Miami assistant head coach/offensive line coach Alex Mirabal, who talks more about his coaching path, his relationship with Mario Cristobal, how he approaches offensive line technique, and the values that have served as the foundation for his coaching and teaching career.

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Episode 100 | Alex Mirabal | February 2, 2023

For our 100th installment of “Behind the U” Josh Darrow kicks off a two-part episode with Miami assistant head coach/offensive line coach Alex Mirabal, who talks about growing up in Miami, how he got into the coaching business, how his work as a teacher has helped him connect with players on the field and what he thinks of the linemen in the Canes’ 2023 recruiting class.

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Episode 99 | Dan Radakovich | January 25, 2023

Miami Vice President/Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich returns to talk to Josh Darrow about UM’s recent announcement on plans to build a new, on-campus football operations center and how the state-of-the-art facility will benefit the football program, the student-athletes, the entire athletic department, and the University.

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Episode 98 | Alonzo Highsmith | January 18, 2023

Josh Darrow catches up with Miami’s General Manager of Football Operations Alonzo Highsmith, who talks about why he came back to The U, how he leans on his NFL scouting experience, what it takes to build a program in the current college football landscape, what he thinks of the incoming recruiting class and how he views the direction of Canes football.

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Episode 97 | Bryant McKinnie | January 10, 2023

Josh Darrow checks in with new College Football Hall of Fame inductee Bryant McKinnie, who talks about switching from defensive line to offensive line, why he decided to come to Miami after junior college, the Canes’ dominant run from 2000-01, how the Williams sisters have helped his serve, and his feature turn on “America’s Got Talent.”

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Episode 96 | Alexa Noel | January 5, 2023

Josh Darrow talks to Canes women’s tennis standout Alexa Noel, who details her globetrotting junior career, how the pandemic shifted her focus to college tennis, why she decided to transfer to Miami from Iowa and what her personal and team goals are for the upcoming season.

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Episode 95 | Bernard Clark, Jr. | December 28, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes linebacker great Bernard Clark, Jr., who talks about playing under Jimmy Johnson, his Orange Bowl MVP performance, the competition that fueled those UM teams, how he got into the coaching profession, his new book and getting the call from the Orange Bowl Hall of Fame this fall.

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Episode 94 | Mia Vallée | December 21, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes diver Mia Vallée, who talks about her NCAA championship run last season, competing in international events for her native Canada, why she chose to venture to Coral Gables, and how she balances her hectic competition schedule while majoring in UM’s world-renowned marine science program.

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Episode 93 | Kam Kinchens | December 13, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with All-America safety Kam Kinchens, who talks about his breakout sophomore season, his leadership role, why he chose to stay close to home at UM and how excited he is about the future of Canes Football under Mario Cristobal.

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Episode 92 | Vinny Scavo | December 6, 2022

Josh Darrow walks down memory lane with longtime Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Training Vinny Scavo, who worked under Ron Fraser and Howard Schnellenberger, roomed with an ibis and a Heisman winner, circled the bases with two Major League Baseball teams, and in his latest stint with the Canes was just elected to the UM Sports Hall of Fame.

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Episode 91 | Kelly Jennings | November 29, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes All-American cornerback and first-round draft pick Kelly Jennings, who talks about why he picked Miami over other in-state schools, how the Canes were able to construct such a talented secondary, what made Sean Taylor special, how he prepared for life after the NFL and how he fits home schooling into his busy days.

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Episode 90 | Jordan Miller | November 22, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes senior guard Jordan Miller, who talks about last year’s Elite Eight run, why he decided to transfer from George Mason to Miami, how the team is looking to improve this season and how he prepared to deliver the graduation speech at his high school this past spring.

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Episode 89 | Dave Wannstedt | November 15, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes defensive coordinator and NFL head coach Dave Wannstedt, who talks about working with Jimmy Johnson, how their coaching philosophy fit in Miami, the abundance of defensive talent on those UM rosters, how the team bounced back to win the 1987 national title and how his time in Coral Gables prepared him for a long career in the pro ranks.

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Episode 88 | K.C. Jones | November 8, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes All-America center K.C. Jones, who talks about playing under the Friday Night Lights in West Texas, why he chose to come to Miami, his toughest battles on Greentree, how UM prepared him for life in the NFL and his relationship with new Canes head coach Mario Cristobal.

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Episode 87 | Jessie Armstead | November 1, 2022

Josh Darrow talks to legendary Canes linebacker Jessie Armstead, who looks back at his ballyhooed recruitment coming out of Dallas, why he chose to come to Coral Gables, what made UM’s defense so dominant, his favorite memories of two national championship runs and how he overcame injuries to play more than a decade in the NFL.

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Episode 86 | Melvin Bratton and Greg Mark | October 26, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with 1987 national champions Melvin Bratton and Greg Mark, who talk about their favorite moments from the 12-0 season, what fueled the team from start to finish, Jimmy Johnson’s influence on their careers and what they think the future holds for Canes football under Mario Cristobal.

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Episode 85 | Joaquin Gonzalez | October 4, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes offensive line great Joaquin Gonzalez, who talks about growing up in Miami, why he decided to attend UM, his favorite memories, moments and teammates from the 2001 national championships team and how both Mario Cristobal and Alex Mirabal have impacted his life on and off the field.

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Episode 84 | Bruce Feldman | September 22, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with UM alum Bruce Feldman, who talks about covering college football for The Athletic, Mario Cristobal returning to Miami, his outlook on the Canes this season, how he developed his famous “Freaks List” and what he sees on the horizon for college football after a newsworthy summer.

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Episode 83 | Andrea Adelson | August 31, 2022

Josh Darrow walks down memory lane with ESPN’s Andrea Adelson, who talks about growing up in Miami, her time as a writer on the Canes beat, how last year’s 2001 national championship retrospective came to life, her thoughts on the hire of Mario Cristobal and how she sees the ACC playing out as football season fast approaches.

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Episode 82 | James Mulcahy | August 16, 2022

Josh Darrow welcomes in new Miami rowing head coach James Mulcahy, who talks about his path to Coral Gables, his coaching background at both Alabama and Team Canada, how he approaches building his roster and what his goals are for the Canes going forward.

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Episode 81 | Kevin Clark | August 9, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with The Ringer’s Kevin Clark, a UM alum who checks in from his NFL training camp tour to talk Canes football, the hiring of Mario Cristobal, the state of college football, why he became a Canes fan and how he broke into sports journalism.

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Episode 80 | Davon Reed | August 2, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with Denver Nuggets guard and former Canes Hoops standout Davon Reed, who talks about why he chose Miami, what he learned from Jim Larrañaga, his most memorable moments as a Cane, how he prepared for the NBA and the journey that took him from the Suns to the Pacers to the G League to Taiwan and now to Denver.

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Episode 79 | Duke Johnson | July 20, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with one of the Canes’ all-time great running backs Duke Johnson, who talks about growing up in Miami, his legendary high school football days, what motivated him to go to UM and how he’s transitioning to his latest NFL stop in Buffalo.

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Episode 78 | Janice Olivencia | July 12, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with new Canes golf coach Janice Olivencia, who talks about her journey as a collegiate and professional golfer, how she got into coaching, what she learned as a longtime assistant at Florida and why she seized the opportunity to take over the Miami program.

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Episode 77 | Mitch Freedman | July 5, 2022

Josh Darrow chats with the man behind the famous milkshakes at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field as Mitch Freedman details how he got his start with Ron Fraser and Canes baseball, what’s behind his milkshake operations and marketing, how the signature shakes come to life and some of his favorite memories over 37 years of dishing out his delicious treats.

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Episode 76 | Shenise Johnson | June 28, 2022

Josh Darrow talks to Canes women’s basketball legend and current assistant coach Shenise Johnson, who discusses how she fell in love with basketball, what made her choose to play for Katie Meier at Miami, how she helped accelerate the program’s trajectory, her career in the WNBA and the transition from player to coach at her alma mater.

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Episode 75 | Jon Jay | June 22, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes baseball legend and MLB standout Jon Jay, who talks about growing up a Canes fans for all seasons, playing for Jim Morris, his favorite memories at The Light, going back to school and how the lessons he learned in Coral Gables translated to a stellar 12-year career in the Majors.

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Episode 74 | Randy Ableman | June 14, 2022

Josh Darrow chats with legendary Miami diving coach Randy Ableman, who talks about what drew him to the UM job, how he has sustained success over three decades, how he helps his divers manage the pressure of the situation and some of his most memorable moments at both Miami and his six Olympic coaching experiences.

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Episode 73 | Andy Kershaw | June 7, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes swimming coach Andy Kershaw, who talks about how he got into coaching, what attracted him to the Miami job, how he is continuing to build the Canes program and how his Olympic coaching experience has helped at the college level.

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Episode 72 | Jeff Eaton | May 31, 2022

As we close out Mental Health Awareness Month, Josh Darrow has a powerful, emotional and unfiltered conversation with Canes assistant strength and conditioning coach Jeff Eaton, who talks about his battle with mental illness, how his support system helped him in his time of need and why he hopes sharing his story can encourage others to seek help.

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Episode 71 | Kotie Kimble | May 25, 2022

Josh Darrow talks to new Canes assistant basketball coach Kotie Kimble, who talks about his path to coaching, who has influenced him along the way, why his teams’ offenses have been so successful, what attracted him to the Miami job and what excites him about the future of the program.

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Episode 70 | Jay Rokeach | May 17, 2022

Josh Darrow chats with Canes baseball public address announcer Jay Rokeach, who talks about his 54 seasons calling games at The Light, how he first met Ron Fraser as a UM student, the genesis behind Miami’s craziest marketing ideas at the ballpark, his all-time Canes starting nine and his favorite memories calling football games at the Orange Bowl.

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Episode 69 | Jay Brophy | May 10, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with recent UM Sports Hall of Fame inductee and All-America linebacker Jay Brophy, who talks about being recruited by Howard Schnellenberger, how the Canes shocked the college football world his senior year, his time with the Dolphins under Don Shula and what it was like to coach LeBron James on the high school gridiron.

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Episode 68 | Aljosa Piric | May 3, 2022

Josh Darrow talks to Canes men’s tennis coach Aljosa Piric, who shares his remarkable story of leaving war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina as a teenager, how he ended up in Italy and then the United States, how tennis helped him navigate his journey, what drew him to college coaching and his goals as he continues to push the Canes program forward.

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Episode 67 | Christine Williamson | April 19, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with ESPN broadcaster and former Canes volleyball student-athlete Christine Williamson, who talks about her time at The U, how she broke into broadcasting, how her role continues to evolve at ESPN and her takeaways from serving as the emcee at UM’s recent Celebration of Women’s Athletics.

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Episode 66 | Charlie Moore | April 12, 2022

Josh Darrow revisits Miami’s recent Elite Eight run with point guard Charlie Moore, who discusses playing high school ball in Chicago, his decision to come to UM, how the team came together during the season, some of the season’s most memorable moments and his thoughts on Coach L’s locker room dance moves.

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Episode 65 | Josh Gattis | April 6, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with new Canes offensive coordinator Josh Gattis, who talks about why he came to Miami, the coaching staff that Mario Cristobal has assembled, his thoughts on UM’s roster, winning last season’s Broyles Award and what drives his offensive philosophy.

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Episode 64 | Aaron Feld | March 29, 2022

In part two of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow continues his talk with Miami’s new strength and conditioning coordinator Aaron Feld, who details his career path, his relationship with Mario Cristobal, his philosophy when it comes to helping his players succeed physically and mentally and how excited he is to put his program to work at The U.

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Episode 63 | Aaron Feld | March 22, 2022

In part one of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow sits down with Miami’s new strength and conditioning coordinator Aaron Feld, who details his career path, his relationship with Mario Cristobal, his philosophy when it comes to helping his players succeed physically and mentally and how excited he is to put his program to work at The U.

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Episode 62 | Angel Rodriguez | March 15, 2022

To tip off the first week of March Madness Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes point guard Angel Rodriguez, who talks about growing up in Puerto Rico, moving to Miami in high school, transferring from Kansas State to The U, the Canes’ Sweet 16 run in 2016 and how he’s continuing his professional basketball career back home.

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Episode 61 | Jacory Harris | February 15, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with former Canes quarterback Jacory Harris, who talks about his decision to play at Miami, how he handled the transition to a new coaching staff during his tenure, why he decided to become a firefighter and how the mental and physical lessons he learned from football have helped him in his new career.

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Episode 60 | Chris Caputo | February 15, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes associate head basketball coach Chris Caputo, who talks about competing on the legendary New York City high school basketball courts, how he got his start in coaching, his longtime relationship with Jim Larrañaga, how his role has evolved at UM and what has been special about this group of Canes in 2021-22.

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Episode 59 | Kameron McGusty | February 8, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes guard Kameron McGusty, who discusses Miami’s improved play on the court this season, the big win at Duke, his relationship with Coach L, rooming with current NBA star Trae Young at Oklahoma and why he decided to come back for one more season in Coral Gables.

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Episode 58 | K.J. Osborn | February 1, 2022

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes alum and Minnesota Vikings wide receiver K.J. Osborn, who talks about his decision to transfer to Miami, how he became a leader in the locker room so quickly, his breakout second season with the Vikings and what being a part of the U Family means to him.

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Episode 57 | Dan Radakovich | January 25, 2022

Josh Darrow checks in with Miami Vice President/Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich, who talks about his journey through college athletics, what he has learned from the successes at his previous stops, his decision to return to Coral Gables and his vision for UM Athletics going forward.

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Episode 56 | Rudy Fernandez | January 20, 2022

Josh Darrow talks to Rudy Fernandez, the University of Miami’s Senior Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications and Chief of Staff to the President, who discusses his lifelong passion for the Canes, the story behind the recent hirings of a new athletic director and head football coach, and the integral role that UM Athletics plays in the University’s overall mission.

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Episode 55 | Seantrel Henderson | January 11, 2022

Josh Darrow has an in-depth conversation with former UM and NFL offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson, who talks about growing up in Minneapolis as a standout football and basketball player, coming to Miami as the nation’s top overall recruit, his NFL career, his battle with Crohn’s disease and what he’s planning to do next.

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Episode 54 | Darrin Smith | December 21, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with two-time UM national champion and two-time Super Bowl champion Darrin Smith, who looks back at his decision to come to Miami, the Canes’ stacked linebacker group during that run, working on his Master’s degree while he was still playing, getting drafted by Jimmy Johnson in Dallas and some of his favorite moments as a Cane.

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Episode 53 | D'Eriq King | December 15, 2021

Josh Darrow talks to Canes quarterback D’Eriq King, who talks about how he gravitated to football at a young age, his father’s influence, why he chose to play quarterback, which schools recruited him, the detail in his preparation week to week, how he has coped with injuries and what’s next for him as he graduates this week with his Master’s degree and starts preparing for the NFL Draft.

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Episode 52 | Chuck Foreman | November 30, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with UM All-American and Minnesota Vikings legend Chuck Foreman, who talks about his decision to go to Miami, the foundation for the program he helped set in the early 1970s, his star-studded career as a Vikings running back and some of his favorite players from The U throughout the years.

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Episode 51 | Dan Morgan (Re-Air) | November 24, 2021

The Canes honored Dan Morgan at this past Saturday’s home finale for his upcoming induction into the College Football Hall of Fame so this week we’re re-releasing an episode from earlier this year with the legendary linebacker, who details his historic UM career as well as his success as both an NFL player and executive.

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Episode 50 | Joe Zagacki | November 17, 2021

Josh Darrow sits down with his broadcast partner Joe Zagacki – the Voice of the Canes – who takes us in depth into how he prepares for each broadcast, from researching teams, watching games, building his charts, honing his vocabulary and painting the pictures on gameday that Canes fans enjoy from wherever they’re listening.

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Episode 49 | Jim Larrañaga | November 9, 2021

In the second of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow continues his chat with Canes men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga, who talks about growing up in The Bronx, how he discovered basketball, his college and pro career, his coaching journey and how his philosophies on basketball and life have evolved throughout his legendary career.

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Episode 48 | Katie Meier | November 2, 2021

In the second of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow continues his chat with Canes women’s basketball coach Katie Meier, who talks about growing up in Chicago as one of eight siblings, her college and professional playing days, her coaching journey and what eventually led her to Miami as she now enters her 17th season at UM.

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Episode 47 | Katie Meier | October 26, 2021

In the first of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow talks to Canes head women’s basketball coach Katie Meier, who details her “Seek the Gap” philosophy, how she built her program, what she looks for in her players on and off the court, some of her favorite moments in Coral Gables and what she’s expecting from the Canes as the 2021-22 season fast approaches.

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Episode 46 | Jim Larrañaga | October 19, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes head men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga, who talks about his basketball philosophy, his head coaching journey, coaching both of his sons in college, how he got the job at Miami and what his current group of Canes looks like as they get ready for the 2021-22 season.

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Episode 45 | Sean Spence | October 12, 2021

Josh Darrow chats with former Canes and NFL linebacker Sean Spence, who talks about growing up in Miami, what factored into his decision to attend UM, the ups and downs of his Canes career, turning pro and what’s on the horizon for him.

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Episode 44 | Antrel Rolle | October 5, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes All-American, national champion and Super Bowl champion Antrel Rolle, who discusses why he chose Miami over Florida, those initial workouts on Greentree, the 2001 and 2002 national championship games, the best players on those squads and how UM prepared him for a stellar NFL career.

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Episode 43 | Wes Durham | September 28, 2021

Josh Darrow talks ACC and Miami football with ACC Network play-by-play announcer Wes Durham, who discusses the state of the conference, which teams have the best chance of making it to Charlotte and how college football continues to evolve on and off the field.

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Episode 42 | Jose "Keno" Gandara | September 21, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with UM volleyball coach Keno Gandara, who talks about growing up in Puerto Rico as a baseball and volleyball standout, his collegiate playing days at UC-Santa Barbara, his professional career overseas, his decision to get into coaching, why he coveted the Miami job and how his team has jumped out to a 9-1 start this season.

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Episode 41: Don Soldinger | September 14, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with former Canes assistant coach and legendary Miami high school coach Don Soldinger, who talks about getting hired by Howard Schnellenberger, working for Jimmy Johnson, Butch Davis and Larry Coker, the most memorable UM running back performances on his watch and what the Canes and Miami mean to him.

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Episode 40: Lou Hedley | September 7, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with Canes punter Lou Hedley, who talks about growing up in a small Australian fishing town, his love of Australian rules football, how he transitioned to the American version of the sport, how he arrived at UM, what sparked last season’s net punting record and (of course) his famous collection of tattoos.

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Episode 39: Todd Blackledge | August 31, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with ESPN college football analyst Todd Blackledge, who discusses playing Miami when he was the quarterback at Penn State, his thoughts on conference realignment, what he likes about D’Eriq King and how the Canes match up against Alabama in the season opener, which he will call as a member of ABC’s crew.

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Episode 38: Rob Likens | August 24, 2021

Josh Darrow chats with Canes wide receivers coach Rob Likens, who details how football helped mold him and guide his career path, how he came to embrace an up tempo offense, his experience as an offensive coordinator, how he ended up at Miami and what he loves about his wide receiver room in Coral Gables.

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Episode 37: Canes Vault NFT Marketplace | August 17, 2021

In conjunction with the launch of CanesVault – Miami’s new non-fungible token marketplace — Josh Darrow talks NFTs with Brian Burns and Jon Parise from GigLabs, who detail the history of NFTs, the philosophy and technology behind it and how they helped Miami build CanesVault, the unique marketplace that celebrates the rich history of UM Athletics.

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Episode 36: Durand Scott | August 10, 2021

Josh Darrow talks to Canes basketball great Durand Scott, who looks back at his high school playing days in the Big Apple, his decision to come to Miami, the Canes’ magical run to the 2013 ACC title, his professional career overseas and the non-profit he’s launched to help other players.

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Episode 35: Michelle Atherley | August 3, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes track and field legend Michelle Atherley, who details her journey to Miami, how she came to embrace the multi events, the NCAA and ACC titles she captured, her recent run at the Olympic Trials and her continued activism on the social justice front at UM.

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Episode 34: Garin Justice | July 27, 2021

In the second of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow continues his conversation with Canes offensive line coach Garin Justice, who discusses his stint as a young Division II head coach, what he learned as an offensive coordinator at UNLV, how he arrived in Coral Gables and what he loves most about coaching offensive linemen.

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Episode 33: Garin Justice | July 20, 2021

In the first of a two-part episode, Josh Darrow catches up with Canes offensive line coach Garin Justice, who recounts his days as a three-sport standout in West Virginia, his ascension to team captain in college, his decision to make coaching a career and his versatile karaoke skills, which a surprise guest verifies.

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Episode 32: Canes Jai-Alai | July 13, 2021

Josh Darrow hosts a roundtable with former Canes student-athletes who are now playing professional jai-alai in Miami. They discuss the initial outreach to UM alumni, how their athletic backgrounds helped them transition to a brand new game and what they envision going forward for the sport they now proudly call their own.

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Episode 31: Gaby Sanchez | July 6, 2021

Josh Darrow talks to Canes baseball great, seven-year MLB veteran and current ACC Network analyst Gaby Sanchez, who discusses growing up in Miami, his two trips to Omaha with the Canes, breaking into the big leagues with his hometown Marlins and how baseball shaped his life on the diamond and beyond.

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Episode 30: John Routh | June 29, 2021

Josh Darrow chats with UM Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director John Routh, who details the history of the Hall of Fame but also reminisces about his longtime stints as Miami’s beloved mascots Sebastian the Ibis and Miami Maniac, which include helicopters, steers, parades, wedding receptions, ski jumping and being “detained” on an opponent’s field in 1989.

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Episode 29: Jon Beason | June 22, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with nine-year NFL veteran and three-time Pro Bowler Jon Beason, who talks about his high school days in South Florida, his transition from fullback to linebacker, his coaching mentors, his memories of Sean Taylor, the unparalleled linebacker tradition at Miami and what it takes to achieve greatness.

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Episode 28: Estela Perez-Somarriba | June 15, 2021

As a run up to Miami’s seventh annual Celebration of Women’s Athletics presented by adidas, Josh Darrow talks to Estela Perez-Somarriba, whose decorated tennis career includes the 2019 NCAA singles champion title, five All-America honors, the most wins in UM history, two degrees and a 3.9 GPA. Josh also visits with Deputy AD Jennifer Strawley on the history and importance of the CWA.

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Episode 27: Larry Coker | June 8, 2021

Josh Darrow visits with 2001 national championship head coach Larry Coker, who reflects on his path to coaching, his arrival in Coral Gables, assuming the reins as head coach, the Canes’ incredible championship run and the controversial finish that denied UM back-to-back titles.

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Episode 26: Clinton Portis | June 1, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with 2001 national champion and nine-year NFL veteran Clinton Portis, who talks about moving from Mississippi to Florida, his recruitment to UM, his running back battles with fellow Canes greats, what fueled the national title run and his pro career in Denver and Washington.

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Episode 25: Leon Searcy | May 25, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with All-American offensive tackle and first-round draft pick Leon Searcy, who talks about his late start to high school football, playing for both Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson, being a member of three national championship teams and how The U prepared him for an 11-year career in the NFL.

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Episode 24: Dennis Erickson | May 18, 2021

Josh Darrow visits with two-time national championship coach and College Football Hall of Famer Dennis Erickson, who looks back on his arrival at Miami, his revolutionary offensive schemes, some of the Canes greats he recruited and coached, and his memories of the 1991 national champions as their 30th anniversary approaches this fall.

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Episode 23: Gino Torretta | May 11, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with Heisman Trophy winner and national champion Gino Torretta, who reflects on his recruitment to Miami from northern California, taking over the starting quarterback role, the 1991 national title, his memories of Hurricane Andrew and his award-winning senior campaign.

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Episode 22: Tamara James | May 4, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes basketball legend and current Mayor of Dania Beach Tamara James, who discusses her decision to come to UM, her record-setting career as a Cane, how her pro career led her overseas and how her basketball background has helped her navigate her new role as a public servant.

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Episode 21: Jack McClinton | April 27, 2021

Josh Darrow visits with two-time All-ACC guard Jack McClinton, who talks about growing up in the hoops hotbed of Baltimore, his journey to Miami, the Hurricanes’ 2008 NCAA Tournament run and his fashion-focused business career after basketball.

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Episode 20: Santana Moss | April 20, 2021

Josh Darrow joins All-America wide receiver and 14-year NFL veteran Santana Moss for a candid, emotional and uplifting conversation about growing up in Miami, his journey to UM, playing two sports for the Hurricanes, the football program’s rise back to national prominence and his remarkable pro career.

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Episode 19: Steve Walsh | April 13, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with legendary Canes quarterback Steve Walsh, who talks about getting recruited by Jimmy Johnson, learning the ropes from Heisman winner Vinny Testaverde, helping UM capture the 1987 national championship, the controversial loss to Notre Dame the following year and his current job as a CFL coach.

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Episode 18: Danny Valencia | April 6, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with Canes baseball alum and nine-year Major League Baseball veteran Danny Valencia, who talks about his time at UM, his experience with seven MLB clubs and his upcoming trip to the Summer Olympics in Tokyo with Team Israel.

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Episode 17: Amy Audibert | March 30, 2021

Canes basketball alumna Amy Audibert talks with Josh Darrow about playing for two UM head coaches, her decision to pursue a broadcasting career in upstate New York and her native Canada, and her historic Toronto Raptors broadcast last week as part of the NBA’s first all-female television broadcast crew.

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Episode 16: Ishmael Aristide | March 23, 2021

New outside linebackers coach Ishmael Aristide talks with Josh Darrow about his decision to pivot from a corporate career to college coaching, his experience with three SEC schools, his recruiting philosophy and his deep family ties to the city he now calls home again.

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Episode 15: David Cooney | March 16, 2021

Josh Darrow catches up with UM Director of Recruiting David Cooney, who discusses his rise through the South Florida high school coaching ranks, his decision to jump to college coaching, his transition to the recruiting department and how the Canes are approaching their recruiting efforts for the upcoming class.

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Episode 14: David Feeley | March 9, 2021

Josh Darrow checks in with UM football’s strength and conditioning director David Feeley, who details his training philosophy, his rise in the college ranks, the challenges his staff faced during the pandemic and how the Canes are gearing up for the start of spring ball.

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Episode 13: Jess Simpson | March 2, 2021

Jess Simpson talks with Josh Darrow about his return to Coral Gables as assistant head coach/defensive line, how working in the NFL helped him grow as a coach, his legendary high school coaching career in Georgia, and what excites him personally and professionally about coming back to The U.

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Episode 12: Bruce Brown | February 23, 2021

Joe Zagacki checks in with Brooklyn Nets point guard Bruce Brown, who talks about his two seasons at The U, how Jim Larrañaga and the staff helped him hone his game, his NBA development and what it’s like to suit up with the likes of Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving on a Nets squad contending for a title.

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Episode 11: UM Athletics Trailblazers | February 16, 2021

Josh Darrow sits down with the winners of the first UM Athletics Trailblazer Award. Hurricanes legends and pioneers Will Allen, Ray Bellamy and Kim Sands discuss their journey to Miami, the challenges they faced, the lasting legacies they have created and their memories of fellow honoree Dr. Henry King Stanford.

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Episode 10: Yonder Alonso | February 9, 2021

As baseball season approaches Josh Darrow checks in with Hurricanes great Yonder Alonso, who discusses his family’s emigration from Cuba, his decision to go to UM, the Canes’ stacked 2008 squad and his 10-year Major League Baseball career.

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Episode 9: DeMarcus Van Dyke | February 2, 2021

New cornerbacks coach DeMarcus Van Dyke talks with Josh Darrow about growing up a Canes fans in Miami, his playing days at The U and his new coaching role on Manny Diaz’s staff — all while securing some surprise guests to crash the episode.

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Episode 8: Travaris Robinson | January 26, 2021

New defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson talks with Josh Darrow about his Miami roots, his climb up the college coaching ladder, his decision to join Manny Diaz’s staff, and what excites him about UM’s program going forward.

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Episode 7: Mark Richt | January 19, 2021

Former UM quarterback and head coach Mark Richt chats with Josh Darrow about his playing days under Howard Schnellenberger, his rise up the college coaching ranks, his return to The U in 2016 and his new career as an ACC Network college football analyst.

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Episode 6: Dan Morgan | January 12, 2021

Legendary Canes linebacker and current Bills Director of Player Personnel Dan Morgan catches up with Josh Darrow on his historic career at UM, Buffalo’s current playoff run, and getting the call this week for the College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021.

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Episode 5: Brock Berlin | January 5, 2021

Josh Darrow talks with Brock Berlin about his record-setting high school career in Louisiana, transferring to The U and earning the starting quarterback job, the historic 2003 comeback against Florida, and his undefeated record against the Canes’ Sunshine State rivals.

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Episode 4: Chris Fallica | December 29, 2020

Josh Darrow talks with ESPN’s Chris Fallica about his days as a UM undergraduate working in the athletic department, his expanding role on College GameDay, and how Lee Corso coined his nickname “The Bear.”

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Episode 3: Manny Diaz | December 22, 2020

Fresh off National Signing Day, Josh Darrow breaks down Miami’s 2021 signing class with Manny Diaz as the head coach discusses how this class evolved and how the newest Hurricanes will impact the roster going forward.

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Episode 2: Rhett Lashlee | December 15, 2020

Miami offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee chats with Josh Darrow about the roots of his up-tempo offensive philosophy, how his coaching journey eventually landed him in Coral Gables and how he and his wife draw up the playbook to raise two sets of twins.

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Episode 1: Jimmy Johnson | December 9, 2020

In the first episode host, Josh Darrow chats with former Canes head coach and College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jimmy Johnson on his time in Coral Gables, his road to Canton, and his love of South Florida.

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