Canes Eager to Show that They've Grown Up

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - For the past two seasons, the Miami
Hurricanes had youth scattered all over the depth chart, a combination of inexperienced yet highly touted players on both sides of the ball.

That's not the case anymore. When the Hurricanes open training camp Thursday morning, it'll be with the customary high level of expectation, plus with a roster that shapes up as one of Miami's most experienced in years. And after making two-win jumps in each of the past two seasons, all the way to a 9-4 mark in 2009, the Hurricanes are thinking the time might finally be right for a return to the Bowl Championship Series mix.

Miami opens the season Sept. 2 against Florida A&M.

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