CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Mark Richt and Brad Kaaya hit it off quickly when they started forging a relationship, which is the first good sign for the Miami Hurricanes.Of course, neither has seen the other under fire -- yet.Thatll change soon enough. Richt, the former Miami quarterback, is now the Hurricanes coach because 15 successful years at Georgia didnt merit a 16th with the Bulldogs. His fortunes this season are probably tied to the right arm of Kaaya, the brilliant junior quarterback and undisputed leader of a program that went 8-5 last season but hasnt enjoyed a bowl win in a decade and still is looking for its first Atlantic Coast Conference title.Brad is really fun to coach, Richt said. Real smart. Coachable. Teachable. That guy is as coachable of a guy as Ive been around. He loves football. He loves his teammates. He is a very nice person.Hes also eager for a breakthrough 2016.The Hurricanes arent the Hurricanes of lore anymore, now 15 years removed from their last national title and entering a season where expectations arent exactly high.But few would argue that Kaaya isnt good enough to carry Miami closer to the top. While hell have a decision after this year about whether to go pro, hes insisting that his sole focus is leading the Hurricanes back to the upper echelon of the ACC.Thats the plan as of right now. Right now its a Coastal (division) and ACC championship, Kaaya said. You can say all the things you want about Miami and all the championships weve won getting back to years past. One thing weve never done is won an ACC championship and a Coastal championship. Thats our goal for the season, yes.Heres what to know about Miami:RICHT EFFECTBringing alumni back to the program is an obvious priority for Richt. Its not like his most recent predecessors -- Larry Coker, Randy Shannon and Al Golden -- shunned former Miami players, because to say they did would be inaccurate. But Richt has already seems to be having more success on that particular front, getting Ray Lewis, Michael Irvin (whose son is on the this team, a freshman), Warren Sapp, Jeremy Shockey and more all together for a weekend camp this summer. Things like that go a long way in recruiting.GET TO KNOW HIMFreshman linebacker Shaquille Quarterman may start from Day 1, and might be the best linebacker on the roster already.Its been a learning experience, Quarterman said. Im on a bigger stage now, so I cant afford to make mental errors at this level. It would only hurt the team.KAAYA NUMBERSRemember, they used to call Miami Quarterback U. Kaaya has already put himself on lists next to the schools all-time greats. At his current pace Kaaya could be Miamis all-time passing leader by the time this season ends, ahead of Ken Dorsey. Hes also eight touchdown throws away from becoming the third player to throw for 50 TDs while wearing the U on his helmet.SEASON OPENERThe Richt era begins Saturday, Sept. 3, against Florida A&M. Itll be at the stadium the Hurricanes share with the Miami Dolphins -- provided an offseason construction project is done in time (all indications are it will be). If a contingency plan is needed, Orlando is a possible site, though that seems unlikely at best.KEY GAMESThe Florida State game (which the Hurricanes will host on Oct. 8) is always huge, but others could be Sept. 17 at Appalachian State (a road debut against an 11-game winner last year), the span of Oct. 15 against North Carolina and Oct. 20 at Virginia Tech (a six-day window that could decide the Coastal), at Notre Dame on Oct. 29 and the season-finale at home against Duke on Nov. 26 (eight-lateral rematch, anyone?).PREDICTIONFor as good as Kaaya is, there are serious depth issues. The offensive line is very thin, and if Kaaya goes down Miami would face huge problems. Miami should be able to score in bunches, though the defense is still suspect. And the penalty problems that embarrassed the Hurricanes a year ago simply cant be back; Miami isnt good enough to give tons of yards away again. All that said, they can win the Coastal. The pick here is a 9-3 season, if all goes right. Eduardo Escobar Diamondbacks Jersey . Jane Virtanen scored two, and Alex Roach and Elliott Peterson rounded out the offence for the Hitmen (40-15-6). Brady Brassart chipped in with three assists. Colton McCarthy scored twice, Brayden Point had a goal and two assists, and Jack Rodewald also scored for the Warriors (15-35-9), who were 2 for 5 on the power play. Caleb Joseph Diamondbacks Jersey . 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Chris Sandow and Kevin Penny scored tries on Thursday night as Wolves downed the defending champions in front of their home crowd.Leeds dominated possession and scored two tries of their own, but were left to rue several opportunities to kick for points which they turned down, as Zak Hardaker took over the kicking duties from the injured Danny McGuire. Warrington Wolves Kevin Penny goes over for a try at Headingley Pennys 68th-minute try levelled proceedings before Kurt Gidley slotted the conversion that reduced Rhinos to a shock defeat in round 1 of Super League.The game started with a small amount of rustiness from both sides but there was plenty of intensity to make up for it. Warringtons defence was solid from the outset but as the first half wore on, the home side looked the more likely to score. Kurt Gidley was named man of the match in Warrington Wolves 12-10 victory over Leeds Rhinos, but said his side needed a resilient performance for the win Several penalties were conceded by Warrington but handling errors kept the Rhinos scoreless, and in the end it was the Wolves who opened proceedings through Sandow in the 35th minute.Leeds were penalised when Brad Singleton put a high hit on Sandow and Warrington played the ball quickly. Sandow threw a dummy which created a big gap in the Rhinos defence for the Wolves man to dot down near the poles, giving Gidley an easy conversion opportunity. Leeds Brad Singleton is tackled by Warringtons Chris Hill and Daryl Clark Gidley added the extras to make it 6-0, which is how it remained up to the break.ddddddddddddThe Rhinos came out with more purpose in the second half but were forced to play out the game without new captain McGuire as he received attention on his knee.However, Leeds did not appear to be disturbed by the absence of their skipper as they drew level in the 48th minute, when Singleton ran onto the ball off a switch from Rob Burrow and crashed over from close range, with Hardaker converting. Leeds Liam Sutcliffe loses the ball after a tackle from Warringtons Rhys Evans Leeds then took the lead for the first time when Warrington failed to end the run of Joel Moon, who offloaded to Jordan Lilley in the tackle. Lilley drew the last defender and passed to Ryan Hall, who went over in the corner.The conversion was took much to ask of Hardaker, who sent it left from out wide.Warrington continued to give away penalties but the Rhinos kept turning down the two points in search of match-winning tries. Knock-ons and forward passes meant Wolves remained unpunished. Leeds Rhinos Rob Burrow joins Jon Wells at the Skypad to review their opening match loss to Warrington Wolves Eventually it was Wolves who struck next and it was the final blow. Sandow put in a deft kick out wide which fell perfectly to Currie, who passed to Penny for the score that evened things out.Gidley then sent the conversion over from near the touchline to give Wolves a slender lead.Hardaker had a chance to snatch a draw when Leeds finally opted to kick for points with the game almost over, but again sent the effort left as Warrington saw out a thrilling away win in their opening fixture. 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