May 16, 2006

Stegall to pursue two sports at Miami?

Miami quarterback signee Daniel Stegall is guaranteed a role with the Canes this season.

If there are no injuries, he'll be the scout team quarterback. If there is an injury, since there are only two other scholarship quarterbacks, he could be pressed into immediate playing time.

Whatever comes, he says he'll work hard to be ready.

"I just want to make sure I get my reps and learn the system," Stegall said. "From what coach (Todd) Berry's been telling me, it's pretty close to what I've done in high school. But there's new terminology, formations. We didn't have a lot of motion in high school. So it'll be a little difficult."

Stegall has followed a workout plan sent by UM coaches.

"I've been trying to do it along with baseball because I still play baseball in high school," Stegall said.

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