Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden led the football team through the wilderness of NCAA sanctions and to an undefeated record through seven games this season. Wednesday, his accomplishments this season were recognized with the Lombardi Award for Excellence in Coaching.
Given how the Florida State Seminoles dominated the Atlantic Coast Conference this season, it’s not a shock the Noles also dominated the all-ACC team. The team also featured six Miami Hurricanes, 11 Duke Blue Devils, and only one unanimous selection.
When the Miami football staff showed up for work Saturday, there still was hope that the Hurricanes would have two games left on their schedule this season.
Stacy Coley hauled in a pair of touchdown passes and zig-zagged 73 yards on an end around for another score as Miami kept its slim hopes for a spot in the ACC title game alive with a 41-31 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.
The Miami Hurricanes started out the season as hot as any team in the country at 7-0 before losing three straight. After last weekend’s victory over the Virginia Cavaliers, the Canes still have a very outside shot of getting to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game.
The University of Miami Hurricanes will look to close out their 2013 regular season on a high-note Friday when they head to chilly Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers.
The Miami Hurricanes will bid farewell to its senior class Saturday at Sun Life Stadium when the team plays its final home game of 2013 against the Virginia Cavaliers.
When the final seconds of Duke’s upset victory of the Miami Hurricanes ticked off the clock Saturday night, it showed how far Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe had brought his team and how far Al Golden still has to go to get the Canes back to the top.
iami couldn’t stop Duke’s running game. And once the Blue Devils started scoring, the 24th-ranked Hurricanes’ offense couldn’t keep up.
When Miami was off to its unbeaten start, Hurricanes coach Al Golden made it very clear that the process of turning the team back into a contender was far from over.
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