Miami head soccer coach Mario Cristobal was requested this week whether or not the jersey variety of Sean Taylor, the good Hurricane who was killed throughout a theft try at his Florida residence in November 2007, ought to be retired.
Taylor performed for the Hurricanes from 2001–03 earlier than being chosen no. 5 by Washington within the 2004 NFL Draft. Commanders retired his NFL quantity, 21, final season.
Cristobal, who’s getting into his first season at his alma mater, stated one participant asked to wear number 26 this year, but was turned down. The 51-year-old coach stays unsure about retiring his quantity within the Hurricanes program.
“I do not know if the numbers ought to be pulled usually,” stated Cristobal, via Sun Sentinel. “They need to be honored, I imagine that. When you begin retiring numbers on the College of Miami, you are going to retire 40-plus numbers in a rush.”
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This system has solely 4 complete numbers retired in its historical past: No. 10 for George Mira who performed quarterback from 1961–63, no. 14 for Vinny Testaverde who performed quarterback from 1982–86, no. 42 for Jim Dooley who performed halfback from 1949–51 and no. 89 for Ted Hendricks who performed defensive finish from 1966–68.
So no participant from the final three many years has retired in Miami. Subsequently, the query of whether or not Taylor can have that particular honor of a retired quantity in Miami stays up within the air.
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