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Cream of the Crop: Choose the Dream Miami Hurricane Coaching Staff

solarcane outhereContributor IAugust 14, 2008

In the last 30 years, there have been some well-respected coaches teaching football at The U.


Who was the best all-around Head Coach?


Who was the best instructor at his coaching position?


Who got the most out of the players he had around him?


Who was the most respected?  The least?


If you could put together an all-time Miami Hurricane football coaching staff, who would your choices be?


Here are a few examples: It’s up to you to make the choices.  These coaches staffed some of the best teams to wear the U.


You have only one choice at each position.



Head Coach


Lou Saban '77-'78                              9-13   .409

Howard Schnellenberger '79-'83         41-16   .719

Jimmy Johnson '84-'88                       52-9    852

Dennis Erickson '89-'94                      63-9    .875 

Butch Davis '95-'00                          51-20    .718

Larry Coker '01-'06                          60-15    .800

Randy Shannon '07                             5-7    .417






Gary Stevens '83, '87

Bob Bratkowski  '89, '91

Rob Chudzinski '01






Tom Olivadotti '83

Dave Wannstedt '87

Sonny Lubick '89, '91

Randy Shannon '01






Mark Trestman '83

Gary Stevens '87

Dan Werner '01




Running Backs


Joe Brodsky '83, '87

Alex Wood '89

Don Soldinger '01






Gary Stevens '83

Hubbard Alexander '87

Bart Bratkowski '89, '91

Curtis Johnson '01




O Line


Mark Rodriguez '83

Art Kehoe '87, '91, '01

Tony Wise '87

Gregg Smith '89, '91




Tight Ends


Don Soldinger '87

Dave Arnold '89, '91

Rob Chudzinski '01






Mike Archer '83

Dave Campo '87

Sonny Lubick '89, '91

Mark Stoops '01




D Line


Harold Allen '83

Butch Davis '87

Bob Karlmelowicz '89, '91

Ed Orgeron '91

Greg Mark '01





Tom Olivadotti '83

Tommy Tuberville '89, '91

Vernon Hargreaves '01




Special Teams


Dave Arnold '89, '91

Don Soldinger 01

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