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What do Hurricanes fans think of those anti-Al Golden flyovers? New poll. Vote now!; plus the rarity of the Big 3 all at 3-0, FIU falls, miracle Gators & more


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"Why do some in the media keep treating Heath Evans -- a grain of sand on the beachhead of Dolphins history -- as if anybody cares what he thinks?" --Greg Cote

WHAT DO HURRICANES FANS THINK ABOUT THOSE ANTI-AL GOLDEN FLYOVERS AT GAMES?: You've seen them. Some simply state, 'Fire Al Golden.' Some are more creative. They are banners pulled by
1aa1aalgolden 1aa1abannersmall planes that have become a fixture above most every Miami Hurricanes home game. Me? I think they are tacky, rude and unfair when the team hasn't even lost a game yet this season. They do the program a disservice. They must make potential recruits wonder about the loyalty of Miami fans. But this poll is about you, not me. I wonder how 'Canes fans feel. Many I've talked to are anti-Golden but also against those banners. Your turn. Take a dip in our poll and say why you feel as you do.

A RARE START FOR STATE'S (ORIGINAL) 'BIG 3,' BUT STILL DOUBTS HOW GOOD CANES, NOLES AND GATORS REALLY ARE: Long before it came to mean LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, "Big 3" in Florida sports meant college football and the Miami Hurricanes, Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles 1aa1abig3(in whatever order you chose). Well, all three teams have 3-0 records, and I was curious how rare that was. I doubted before researching it that it was unusual at all. I was shocked to find out otherwise. As you can see by the list/chart below, 2015 marks only the fourth time in the 62 seasons all three have had teams that all three are 3-0 together. It last happened in 1996. There are doubts, though, if any of the three are really that good. FSU (off this week) is ranked No. 10 but barely got by Boston College last week and is not getting great quarterbacking from Everett Golson. Noles look to be a clear underdog Nov. 7 at No. 11 Clemson. Miami (also off this week) almost blew a 23-point lead vs. Nebraska, and must face both the Noles and Clemson coming up soon. Florida miracle-rallied past Tennessee Saturday (to go 4-0) but now faces four ranked opponents in a row.

Seasons when Hurricanes, Seminoles and Gators all have been 3-0 

Year        Miami coach/QB                   FSU coach/QB                    Florida coach/QB

2015       Golden/Kaaya                        Fisher/Golson                     McElwain/Grier

1996       Davis/Clement (9-3)              Bowden/Busby (11-1)        Spurrier/Wuerffel (12-1)

1993       Erickson/Costa (9-3)             Bowden/Ward (12-1)          Spurrier/Wuerffel (11-2)

1980       Schnellenberger/Kelly (9-3)  Bowden/Stockstill (10-2)   Pell/Peace (8-4)    

College Week 4 state FBS games (in order of kickoff time; all games today/Saturday):

South Carolina 31, UCF 14: Knights fall to 0-4. Oy.

Louisiana Tech 27, FIU 17: Panthers, now 2-2, 14-point 'dogs, gave it a decent go on road.

Florida 28,Tennessee 27: Miracel Swamp rally for now 4-0 Gators. Good thing. UF now faces four straight ranked opponents.

FAU 17, Charlotte 7: Owls finally off the winless schneid with big defense.

Off this week: Miami (3-0), Florida State (3-0), South Florida (1-2).

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