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The first annual UNetwork event, organized by Mark Richt, looks to help former players find their way after football.
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer

The first annual UNetwork event, organized by Mark Richt, looks to help former players find their way after football.

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By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer
Coach Mark Richt reaches out to Miami alumni needing help

The first week of training camp at Miami had just ended, and Hurricanes coach Mark Richt made his way after practice into a luncheon to do some recruiting.

He wasn't seeking new players.

His aim was to assist past ones.

Richt calls it "The U Network," a program he's been plotting ever since he returned to his alma mater to coach 20 months ago. It is now off the ground with a simple mission: to help any former Miami player, especially those seeking a job. Richt, along with several members of his staff and other university personnel, set up what became a networking event and job fair — the first of what will be many, Richt hopes.

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