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Published 10/18/2012
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#AskBlake Twitter Q&A Recap
Every Thursday, Interim Director of Athletics Blake James will host an #AskBlake Twitter Q&A. Below is a transcript of our first #AskBlake chat. Be sure join us for our next #AskBlake session Thu., Oct. 25, at 1:30 p.m. ET by tweeting your questions to @HurricaneSports and @CanesAllAccess.

Oct. 18, 2012

Eli S (@E29MIAMI): Are we going to do a better job of scheduling games? Last few years its been brutal?
Blake James (@CanesAllAccess): Al and I have already talked a few times on schedule strategy. Our goal is to put our team in the best pos. to win Conf/Natl Chmp!

Steven Cramer (@stevenlcramer): what is your vision of where the UM athletic department is heading? Can you offer the stability needed?
Blake: my vision would be for our SA's to achieve excellence in the classroom, competition and life. We need to win in all 3.

Blake: regarding stability, I plan and our coaches' plan to be here. This is a great Univ in a wonderful city. My fam and I love it!

Jimmy Miller (@jmil77): what color uniforms will the canes be wearing Saturday night?
Blake: fans should wear orange! The team will be in orange jerseys.

joe U (@JoeUCane): if we win the Coastal Div has the ACC given us any direction on participating in ACC Chmpshp game if we self ban bowl?
Blake: The ACC does not allow teams who are not eligible for a bowl to participate in the ACC Championship game.

Nathan (@DisFan82): w/ ACC sched staying at 8. Any talks for 4th noncon spot? When will that need to b set? Think we have usf,fau,uf
Blake: with the switch back to 8 conf games we are finalizing our schedule for 13. would like to have done as far in advance as possible.

Phil Busch (@PhilBuschwacker): Any chance of not allowing the #FSU band into #SunLife on Saturday night?! The chant makes me go crazy.
Blake: that call is determined by FSU as per league policy we are all allocated a block of tix for away games. Need Canes 2 b loud

Nathan (@DisFan82): it was great last year when canes came to Ft Myers for a scrimmage, any talks of this again? Other events in area?
Blake: SWFL is an important market to our program, we will continue to have an aggressive presence going forward.

Blake: Appreciate all the questions (sic) looking forward to next Thurs sorry if I missed you. Limited tix still available for FSU game call 3052842263.