Duke Johnson was the Miami Hurricanes’ primary offensive weapon last year until he fractured his ankle against the eventual national champion Florida State Seminoles. Fans hoping to catch a glimpse of him this spring are likely out luck though.
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.
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.
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.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
Duke Johnson ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the second a 1-yard plunge with 53 seconds left, as No. 7 Miami rallied twice to beat Wake Forest 24-21 on Saturday and remain unbeaten.
Miami Hurricanes fans have already been given one victory this week when the NCAA went easy on the school. That leaves only one piece of unfinished business, taking care of Wake Forest and turning their attention to arch-rival Florida State.
Dallas Crawford has taken on a larger and larger role for the Miami Hurricanes over the last few weeks and it couldn’t have come at a better time.
Fans of both the Florida State Seminoles and Miami Hurricanes are already looking forward to next weekend’s matchup between the two teams. But both squads have opponents to prepare for this week before turning to their respective arch rivals.