A few hours after University of Miami coach Mark Richt learned his team had risen to No. 2 in both the Associated Press and Amway coaches polls, its highest ranking since 2003, Richt was told during his weekly Sunday teleconference that some of his players have been adamant about being disrespected by the national media.
?We showed them a video Friday night of just all the comments everybody had about the game and what they thought was going to happen,?? he said. ?And really, enough of that got everybody?s blood boiling a little bit. We?ll use whatever we need to to motivate.??
So, what will he do now that the media is gushing about the Hurricanes (9-0, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who pounded Notre Dame 41-8 late Saturday and meet Virginia (6-4, 3-3) at noon this Saturday in the last home game of the season?
Show them a different video?