The Reinvention of Robert Marve

Sometimes a situation just gets the best of you. What happens after that is a test of character, strength and just what kind of a man you are.

By all accounts, Purdue starting quarterback Robert Marve has passed those tests.

After what can only be described as a tumultuous tenure in Coral Gables at the University of Miami, Marve seems to have found a home in West Lafayette, as well as the ability to focus on the things that matter. [Read more…]

The U: Past, Present and Future with Hurricanes Heisman QB Gino Torretta


Want to know where the Miami Hurricanes are headed as a program? Then you must first learn where they’ve been, and who better to tell you than ‘Canes Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and Minnesota Vikings draft pick Gino Torretta. I had an exclusive with him on the night of his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

There’s been a tremendous buzz about Billy Corben’s provocative ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “The U.” It reminded us about the time when college football got slammed with a decade long hurricane, with the Canes winning four titles in an eight year period. Torretta, along with fellow QB Vinny Testaverde, were the only Canes to bring home the Heisman in the program’s glory period.

By Paul M. Banks

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