Miami spring injury report

It's time to find out who Miami's backup quarterback will be.

Starter Jacory Harris will miss the spring as he recovers from thumb surgery, leaving A.J. Highsmith, early enrollee Stephen Morris and Spencer Whipple the majority of snaps. As a senior at Monsignor Edward Pace High School, Morris completed 144 of 225 attempts (64 percent) for 2,005 yards, 19 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Whipple transferred from UMass to be with his father, Miami offensive coordinator Mark Whipple.

Miami will begin spring practice on Feb. 23. The following players will not take part in spring practice:


P/PK Matt Bosher – upper extremity

LB Ramon Buchanan -- upper extremity

RB Graig Cooper – lower extremity

OL Joel Figueroa -- upper extremity

LB Jordan Futch -- lower extremity

DL Levi Paalua -- upper extremity

RB Lee Chambers -- lower extremity

QB Jacory Harris -- upper extremity


DL Marcus Forston – upper extremity

DB Ryan Hill -- upper extremity

DB JoJo Nicolas -- upper extremity