Tracy Howard returned an interception 19 yards for a touchdown on the game’s first snap, the first of four scores created by Miami’s defense, and the Hurricanes kept their divisional title hopes alive by beating Virginia 45-26 on Saturday.
iami couldn’t stop Duke’s running game. And once the Blue Devils started scoring, the 24th-ranked Hurricanes’ offense couldn’t keep up.
A big punt return for Miami turned into points for Virginia Tech. A big kickoff return for Miami, more points for Virginia Tech.
In the span of a week, the Hurricanes have gone from unbeaten to reeling.
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 had a 3-yard touchdown with 16 seconds left to give No. 10 Miami a 27-23 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night.
There’s one team in the Atlantic Coast Conference that keeps defensive coordinators up late at night trying to scheme to beat it, this week’s opponents for the University of Miami, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Miami expects Stephen Morris to play when the 15th-ranked Hurricanes visit winless South Florida on Saturday.
Before the season was 90 seconds old, Miami dropped an interception that would have been a sure-fire touchdown, committed a penalty on special teams and was flagged for delay of game prior to their first play from scrimmage.
The Miami Hurricanes can’t exorcise all of the NCAA demons from the campus on Friday, but just getting back to football will be the perfect medicine for students, players, and fans of UM.
After an offseason full of waiting on the NCAA to finally issue a ruling on the Nevin Shapiro scandal; it’s finally time for Game 1 of the regular season for the University of Miami Hurricanes football team.