University of Miami

‘Guess I should’ve checked my email first’: Past, present Canes react to Richt’s retirement

The news Sunday that Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt is retiring came as a surprise to many close to the program.

And they had no problem sharing their thoughts on social media.

Here’s a sampling of the reaction from past, present and future Hurricanes:

Sophomore running back DeeJay Dallas

Freshman cornerback Al Blades Jr.

Freshman defensive lineman Patrick Joyner

Freshman tight end Brevin Jordan

Senior defensive tackle Tito Odenigbo

Freshman tight end Will Mallory

Freshman defensive lineman Nesta “Jade” Silvera

Signee Jakai Clark

Signee Jahfari Harvey

Former Hurricanes safety Ed Reed

Former Hurricanes defensive lineman Warren Sapp

Former Hurricanes linebacker Colin McCarthy

Former Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya

Former Hurricanes right tackle Joaquin Gonzalez

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Jordan McPherson covers the Miami Marlins and high school sports for the Miami Herald. He attended the University of Florida and covered the Gators athletic program for five years before joining the Herald staff in December 2017.