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Report: Miami Hurricanes targeting new head coach

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Looks like the team down south is looking for a new head coach.

The coaching situation at Miami looks to be gaining a little more traction Friday as reports stated the Hurricanes were going to officially make an attempt to lure former Hurricane player Mario Cristobal to Coral Gables.

This week has been a turbulent one for Manny Diaz. Reports earlier this week stated that the board at Miami was split on the future of Diaz as Miami’s head coach. Diaz, who’s 21-15 in three seasons and 0-2 in bowl games, just hasn’t been able to elevate Miami to the next level they’ve expected.

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Mario Cristobal has emerged as one of the better head coaches in the nation in his time at Oregon. Already a top-notch recruiter, Cristobal has taken over the west coast in terms of bringing in that area’s best talent. 

35-12 as a head coach will get your attention from any school. He led Oregon to a 12-2 record in 2019 and a 10–2 record in 2021 with a quality win over Ohio State. With 2 PAC-12 titles in his tenure, Oregon will look to match any offer Miami may put on the table.

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This is clearly something to watch as the early signing period is less than two weeks away. Getting Mario will be a challenge - can Miami show they’re all in and land the coach they’ve wanted for some time now?

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