@TheJimmyGraham doing what he does best - scoring TOUCHDOWNS
4 – Times the Hurricanes have faced the Bulls in the past. Miami holds a 3-1 series lead.
6 – Points scored by Miami in its last game against USF, which saw the Bulls score only three of their own. Between them, the two teams managed a combined zero touchdowns and three field goals.
11 – Of Miami’s 16 longest plays that have come from freshman running back Duke Johnson. This includes Miami’s six longest kickoff returns: 95 (touchdown), 95 (touchdown), 81, 77, 59 and 46 yards.
14 – Successful field goals kicked (out of 19 attempts) by Miami senior kicker Jake Wieclaw. Wieclaw started the season 7-of-7, but missed five of his next six attempts before beginning his current streak of six straight successful attempts.
17 – Seniors on the Hurricanes who will be playing in their final home game: Dalton Botts, Ramon Buchanan, Cameron Dean, Chris Dunckel, Mike James, Davon Johnson, Ben Jones, Paul Kelly, Jeremy Lewis, Eduardo Lopez, Brandon McGee, Shawn O’Dare, Darius Smith, Andrew Swasey, Vaughn Telemaque, Kendal Thompkins and Jake Wieclaw.
43 – Rushing yards UConn was able to collect against USF, which is the fewest the Bulls have allowed this season. USF won the game 13-6 and did not give up a touchdown for the first time since they faced the Canes in 2011.
191 – Receiving yards accumulated by USF sophomore wide receiver Andre Davis in the Bulls’ 32-31 comeback win against Nevada, setting the program’s single-game record for receiving yards as well as receptions (12).
303 – Points scored by USF senior kicker Maikon Bonani, making him the highest-scoring kicker in program history.
368 – All-purpose yards accumulated by Miami’s Duke Johnson against Virginia, which is fourth-most in ACC history, setting a school record in the category.
2,075 – Passing yards posted by USF senior quarterback B.J. Daniels this season. In the Bulls’ last game at UConn, Daniels suffered a broken leg.
-list compiled by: Darci Miller (@DarciSays)
Colin McCarthy interviews with TitansOnline’s Cody Allison after the Titans’ win.
Rookie sensation Olivier Vernon blocks ANOTHER field goal against Indianapolis.
Willis McGahee took time Tuesday to talk to local students about staying active as part of the Play 60 campaign.
In advance of Miami’s Oct. 20 Homecoming game against in-state and ACC rival Florida State, TheUFootball.comand HurricaneSports.comwill take a closer look at the 1987 national championship team, which will be honored at the game.
1987 National Champions #BYTHENUMBERS
1 vs. 2
Rankings of Oklahoma and Miami, respectively, in 1988 Orange Bowl, billed as the “Game of the Century”
Number of College Football Hall of Famers on Miami’s 1987 national championship team (Bennie Blades, Russell Maryland)
Miami’s second national championship in program history
Number of future NFL head coaches of Miami’s 1987 coaching staff (Jimmy Johnson, Dave Wannstedt, Butch Davis, Dave Campo)
Number of opponents Miami held to fewer than eight points (Florida, Arkansas, East Carolina, Miami, Notre Dame)
Number of ranked teams Miami defeated during the 1987 season – No. 20 Florida (Sept. 5), No. 10 Arkansas (Sept. 26), No. 4 Florida State (Oct. 3), No. 10 Notre Dame (Nov. 28), No. 8 South Carolina (Dec. 5) and No. 1 Oklahoma (Jan. 1).
Miami’s preseason AP ranking
Number of tackles by MLB Bernand Clark, who was named Orange Bowl MVP
Average margin of victory during the 1987 season
NFL Draft picks on Miami’s 1987 national championship team (11 – 1988, 6 – 1989, 7 – 1990, 8 – 1991)
Miami scored 40 or more points in five games
yardage on Greg Cox’s Orange Bowl-record field goal in third quarter.
Amount of points allowed by the Hurricanes defense
Steve Walsh’s passing yards against Oklahoma