University of Miami football coach Manny Diaz made a surprise appearance during a Zoom videoconference with the media Tuesday night.
He spoke about everything from the first five days of practice to handling coronavirus-related matters to the news of the Big Ten and Pac-10 announcing they won’t play football this season.
“Here at the University of Miami our focus is on what we can control,’’ Diaz said. “We’re aware of the news going on around the country but that doesn’t really change what’s going on here. What our players and our staff can control is No. 1 staying healthy, with all the methods and protocols we have put in place here and show an example that we can play football and we can keep this virus out of our building.
“This is 2020. This is a day-by-day, week-by-week year. but I am proud of our guys in terms of the