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Miami roster includes Greg Golden, coach’s nephew

August 1, 2013

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of Miami’s incoming freshmen has been followed by Hurricanes coach Al Golden since birth.

Greg Golden is the Miami coach’s nephew, and has signed on to play wide receiver for the Hurricanes. Al Golden this is “a lifelong dream” for his nephew, who played high school football in Red Bank, N.J.

Al Golden says that his nephew won’t be getting any special treatment, and that “what happens in the locker room is his business and what comes from the head coach is my business.” He also says that it’ll be important that their family ties do not interfere with the typical coach-player relationship.

Greg Golden’s first official practice with the Hurricanes is Saturday. He has been working out with the team over the summer.

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