CORAL GABLES — Linebackers Zach McCloud, Michael Pinckney and Shaquille Quarterman are listed as true freshmen, but don’t tell them that.
“I mean we aren’t freshmen, really. We’re just players,” Pinckney said Tuesday when asked what it’s like to play next to two other freshman linebackers. “The way we look at it, man, we’re just players out there trying to dominate and trying beat everybody else.”
That attitude has taken the trio a long way in a short time with the Hurricanes as they prepare for only their third-ever collegiate game, a matchup against Appalachian State (noon Saturday, ESPN). Continue reading “Linebackers Zach McCloud, Michael Pinckney and Shaquille Quarterman not playing like freshmen for Miami Hurricanes”