Throughout his three seasons as Miami’s coach, Al Golden often has pointed to Virginia Tech as the standard that the Hurricanes are chasing in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coastal Division.
His respect for the Hokie program is obvious.
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.
The Miami Hurricanes lost star running back Duke Johnson to a broken ankle during Saturday night’s loss to the Florida State Seminoles. But at least one Hurricane sports talk radio host has taken things to a dangerous new level in the rivalry between the two teams.
No. 7 Miami’s perfect season ended Saturday night against No. 3 Florida State, and it was no mystery to Hurricanes coach Al Golden why.
The Miami Hurricanes lost their undefeated season to Florida State Saturday night, but lost much more after X-rays came back on running back Duke Johnson.
There are definitely three things that Florida State and Miami have in common right now.
With the fight for Florida just one day away, football fans from both ends of the state are ready to settle the score.
Throw out the records and get ready for a rivalry game that harkens back to the heyday of the 1990’s as Florida State and Miami are set for a Top 10 match-up Saturday night at Doak Campbell Stadium.
It almost feels like the 1990’s with the hype building around the annual Florida State Seminoles vs. Miami Hurricanes game. It’s a battle of undefeated Top 10 teams with major implications for the ACC Championship and the BCS National Championship.
The Miami Hurricanes barely escaped an upset bid from Wake Forest on Saturday and got little respect from pollsters on Sunday. Now, the Canes have to put it all behind them and focus on what awaits them this weekend in Tallahassee…the number three Florida State Seminoles.
Savannah State Falls To No. 16 Miami, 77-7
Miami Beats UNC, Wins 1st ACC Title
The Miami Hurricanes almost made an early exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday before rallying to knock off the Boston College Eagles, 69-58.
Blue Devils Defeat Hurricanes, 79-76
Miami was struggling to score in last few games, but their offense came alive against Virginia Tech.
FSU Beats Miami, 33-20