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Miami QB Brad Kaaya On ESPN's 'The U Part 2' Documentary: 'We Need To Be Part 3'

Following Saturday's Heisman ceremony, ESPN debuted its latest "30 for 30" documentary, "The U Part 2." The follow-up to "The U," one of the most popular 30 for 30's ever, covers the Miami's resurgence under Butch Davis, the dominant teams on the early BCS era, and the downfall late in Larry Coker's time in Coral Gables and the recent NCAA issues stemming from the Nevin Shapiro scandal. The documentary has apparently been a hot topic around the program, and now, the current Hurricanes want to make the documentary series a trilogy.

“The U Part 2,” the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary which premiered last Saturday, has been a conversation topic among Hurricanes fans this week. However, many current players are more interested in helping director Billy Corbenwrite a sequel.

“Guys are all walking around saying, ‘We need to be Part 3,’” Kaaya said. “It’s good motivation for us. I think it’ll help recruiting a lot. Guys will see that, look what guys in the past did, see the first one and Part 2. It’s good motivation for everyone.”

 Other Miami players shared similar sentiments:

Grace, a sophomore linebacker, said he was motivated by seeing UM’s downfall on film, especially watching a mediocre close to the 2014 season.

“We’ve got to get back at it,” he said of returning UM to its championship days. “Not the way they played out there that was wild and everything, but how they were dedicated to Miami. [When] they put it on, it meant something to them. [The film] kind of put something inside of me that told me I’ve got to come out here and give it my all.”

The documentary will probably help remind younger recruits of the fairly recent strong history at Miami. Can Al Golden take advantage? Time will tell.