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Report: Miami adding two defensive linemen from FBS schools

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08:29 AM ET 08.04 | Besides Wisconsin starter David Gilbert, we hear Miami is poised to add two other defensive linemen from FBS schools, pending academic clearance: Ernest Settles (who had 12.5 sacks last season for a Tampa high school but was thrown off the Nebraska team in June, before enrolling, for allegedly hitting a teammate in the head with a bottle at a party) and Virginia tackle Justin Renfro, a solid run stopper who would be eligible to play for UM this season. Renfro was a backup at UVA and has only 18 career tackles but played well when needed.

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August 4, 2013  09:19 AM ET

In other news NCAA chief Mark Emmert has proposed Plan B free agency to facilitate the movement of players in CFB.

August 4, 2013  10:06 AM ET

This is Nebraska's year to take the Big-10.

August 4, 2013  10:13 AM ET
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This is Nebraska's year to take the Big-10.

One can only hope......

August 4, 2013  10:34 AM ET
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This is Nebraska's year to take the Big-10.

...and here I thought tOSU was already penciled in for one slot in the NCG. Silly me.

August 4, 2013  10:42 AM ET
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...and here I thought tOSU was already penciled in for one slot in the NCG. Silly me.

That's why pencils have erasers. At least for COC fans.

August 4, 2013  10:57 AM ET
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That's why pencils have erasers. At least for COC fans.

I thought they used charcoal.

August 4, 2013  11:06 AM ET
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That's why pencils have erasers. At least for COC fans.

Nah, tOSU vs Louisville to break the SEC streak!

August 4, 2013  11:13 AM ET
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Nah, tOSU vs Louisville to break the SEC streak!

Have to get that past the ESPiN poobahs first.

August 4, 2013  11:15 AM ET
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Have to get that past the ESPiN poobahs first.

Might be easier to get the sun to rise in the West.

How's things in the Mesilla Valley Harley?

August 4, 2013  11:22 AM ET
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Might be easier to get the sun to rise in the West.How's things in the Mesilla Valley Harley?

Mornin' DC. Quiet, slow, and bucolic. Got one (1) river irrigation this season. Ground water being sucked up at an alarming rate by the pecan growers and other farmers. Drought and excessive extraction have already shut down numerous wells up by Rincon. Not a good sign.

August 4, 2013  01:37 PM ET
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In other news NCAA chief Mark Emmert has proposed Plan B free agency to facilitate the movement of players in CFB.

Is Miami becoming the back-up school for kids with issues at other schools?

August 4, 2013  01:58 PM ET

9/7/13

August 4, 2013  03:49 PM ET

When does Miami get the hammer for hookers, blow and money???

Ohio State gets sanctions from players selling their own trinkets for cash and tats, Oregon gets off from paying street agents $25K, Miami still skating???

August 4, 2013  04:27 PM ET
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When does Miami get the hammer for hookers, blow and money???Ohio State gets sanctions from players selling their own trinkets for cash and tats, Oregon gets off from paying street agents $25K, Miami still skating???

NCAA is dragging it out as long as possible to maximize the damage. its a joke

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August 5, 2013  01:56 PM ET
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Al Golden building a football program the right way from collecting castoffs from others to add to the Miami penal system.

But that is the Miami "process".

August 5, 2013  04:41 PM ET
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NCAA is dragging it out as long as possible to maximize the damage. its a joke

I doubt the NCAA will even have any jurisdiction over the current FCS schools by time they get around to meting out their punishment.

 
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