Miami will play No. 24 Nebraska on Saturday night for the first time since the programs were finishing their runs of dominance, and the history isn’t lost on today’s players.
Phillip Dorsett had 201 receiving yards and two touchdowns on only four catches, Brad Kaaya threw four touchdown passes and Miami easily beat Arkansas State 41-20 on Saturday.
Phillip Dorsett caught two touchdown passes, Duke Johnson eclipsed the 2,000-yard career rushing mark and Miami topped Florida A&M 41-7 Saturday night.
It’s been over eight months since the Miami Hurricanes last played a down of football. The wait for a new season may have seemed longer due to the way that the Hurricanes ended their 2013 campaign.
A year ago, all Miami quarterback Stephen Morris could do in the Hurricanes’ spring game was evaluate his teammates from the sideline. This time around, he’ll evaluate again — just from the field.
In an intense game that made the Miami Hurricanes look like champions for the first quarter, chumps for the next couple, and fighters to the end, it was Miami that prevailed 42-36 in overtime.
A home opener is always filled with high expectations from fans. Well, Duke Johnson delivered.