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Miami Hurricanes assistant Micheal Barrow leaves program

 
Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

sdegnan@MiamiHerald.com

Longtime University of Miami assistant coach Micheal Barrow is leaving the program, a source told the Miami Herald late Thursday.

Fall camp opens for the Hurricanes on Tuesday afternoon, and UM coach Al Golden was previously scheduled to address the media on Monday. Barrow’s departure was first reported by CanesInSight.com.

A native of Homestead, Barrow coached linebackers at UM for seven seasons. Barrow played for the Hurricanes from 1989-92, when he was the Butkus Award runner-up and finished seventh in Heisman Trophy voting.

He was the Big East Defensive Player of the Year and finished his career as the third-leading tackler in UM history.

Meanwhile, other Internet reports by CaneInsider.com and 247Sports.com said former UM receiver Kevin Beard would be joining the Hurricanes’ staff, though it was not confirmed.

The 247Sports.com report said Beard has joined the UM staff “in a quality control position.” FootballScoop.com reported UM special teams quality control assistant Billy Furman left for Eastern Kentucky.

When reached by the Herald late Thursday, Beard, who was a UM player from 1999-2003, said: “I don’t have a comment."

When asked if he would love to become a UM staff member, Beard, the receivers coach at University High School in Davie, said: “Definitely. If it happened that I could be an asset to UM, that would be a good situation."

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