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BLOG: How it got this bad on defense

Miami has one of the worst defenses in all of college football. Where did UM go wrong? Mike Bakas takes a closer look at some possible reasons.

It's a combination of things. 1) Randy Shannon's last full class was full of busts. The sheer number of defensive recruits who didn't make it past their first two years here from that class is incredibly high. 2) Injuries have been brutally tough on this group since Golden took over. Curtis Porter is probably UM's best run stopper up front and he's missed the majority of the games during the... Recommended Stories