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Hurricane Warning
Kelley King
October 16, 2000
With a new passing hero, Ken Dorsey, directing a last-minute rally, Miami dethroned top-ranked Florida State and set the stage for its own national title run
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October 16, 2000

Hurricane Warning

With a new passing hero, Ken Dorsey, directing a last-minute rally, Miami dethroned top-ranked Florida State and set the stage for its own national title run

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After talking with the media, he climbed into a navy-blue suit and went back to work, taking his wife, Tammy, and the families of two out-of-state high school recruits to dinner at the Rusty Pelican in nearby Key Biscayne. "Nights like this," said Davis of the recruiting duty, "allow us to have days like these."

And so do players like Ken Dorsey. After wishing Munyon's kick wide right, Dorsey spent his first five minutes of fame wandering through the frenzied crowd on the field, looking red-cheeked and shell-shocked. It was about that time that senior free safety Al Blades, the little brother of former Hurricanes stars and NFL players Brian and Bennie, made a beeline for the lanky Dorsey and brought him to the brink of tears. "What did I tell you, baby?" said Blades, grinning and pressing his forehead against Dorsey's. "We follow you. We'll always follow you."

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