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From VHS tapes to YouTube highlight reels: How social media has changed recruiting

 Miami wide receivers coach Israel Woolfork played college football from 2008 to 2012 at Division II Grand Valley State in Michigan, where Chuck Martin was the head coach before moving on to Notre Dame as an assistant. Before YouTube was around, he remembers mailing out DVDs and VHS tapes of his highlights when he was in high school.  “Now, to see where it is, where a kid can literally inbox me with his link to his highlights, his transcripts, and everything being on the phone and accessible in a matter of 30 seconds? It’s wild.”


Miami football will run out on the turf at Yager Stadium Sept. 10 for the first time this season
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RedHawks in the NFL

Six former RedHawk football players currently represent Miami University in the National Football League (NFL). Here’s a list of who they are and how they got there. 


Former Miami pitcher Sam Bachman will earn a signing bonus of $3,847,500 after inking his deal with the Los Angeles Angels, per reports. Courtesy of Miami Athletics
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Sam Bachman signs with Angels

Sam Bachman, former Miami star pitcher and the ninth overall selection in the 2021 MLB draft signed with the Los Angeles Angels for $3,847,500 Wednesday, according to reports from Baseball America’s Carlos Collazo. 


Pitcher Sam Bachman will likely hear his named called in the first round of Sunday night's Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. The righty hopes to contribute right away in the MLB. Courtesy of Miami Athletics
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Could Sam Bachman be the most recent first round pick to jump straight to the MLB?

 On Sunday night, pitcher Sam Bachman will likely be the first ever Miami RedHawk to be taken in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft. One of Bachman’s most exciting traits is his apparent MLB readiness. Draft insider Joe Doyle speculated that he could end up in an MLB bullpen later in 2021, saying “If there’s stuff that’ll play immediately out of a big league bullpen, it’s Bachman’s.” Major League teams always need bullpen help. Who better to provide it than a young player with strikeout stuff?  


First-years Sammie Levine (left) and Faith Tanis (right) hope to compete with the synchronized skating team next year after their season was canceled due to COVID-19.
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Synchronized skating team makes best of season without competition

Levine wanted a normal college experience. She wanted to go to class and hang out with her friends without the looming stress of skating. That was, until an injury caused by crashing into the boards at practice that made her realize how she couldn’t imagine her life without skating.  “When I broke my leg, suddenly what I loved the most was taken away from me, and it wasn’t until I was at that rock-bottom that I realized skating gave me so much more than I thought it did,” she said.


The RedHawks split last weekend's series against their rivals the Ohio Bobcats.
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Student baseball managers program excellent in more ways than one

The managers, led for the most part by juniors Zorian Schiffman, Rory Tekulve and Kotila, is a group of student volunteers that help with nearly every aspect of the baseball team’s operation.  Schiffman believes Miami has the largest program of student managers in the country. “[We work on] things from game planning and video scouting, to player development, to some of the more in depth research projects,” Schiffman said.

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