Darci. 23. Hufflepuff. Writer. Reluctant nomad. Sport afficionado. Mildly obsessive. I get extremely emotional about the Olympics but I do that here.

The U invented swagger.

And now we’re bringing it back.

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Miami ties for nationwide lead with SIX Pro Bowl selections #ItsAllAboutTheU

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Miami ties for nationwide lead with SIX Pro Bowl selections #ItsAllAboutTheU

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#4 Top Student Section Moment - SHOTS Cheer

Last season, Storm Surge became famous for its use of creative free throw distractions, highlighted by the go-to “Shots” cheer based off the LMFAO song. The cheer became a fan favorite, and was used throughout the season.  Here’s a clip of the Shots cheer used to distract a free throw shooter during the Memphis game.

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Al Golden met with the media to discuss preparations for the Notre Dame game.

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Miami Hurricanes vs. NC State Wolfpack - By The Numbers
0 – Interceptions thrown by Wolfpack quarterback Mike Glennon in his past three games, all won by NC State.
2 – Games (out of three) that the Hurricanes have lost to NC State since joining the ACC in 2004.
4 – Touchdowns scored by Canes senior running back Mike James last week against Georgia Tech. Freshman running back Duke Johnson scored four touchdowns the week before against Bethune-Cookman.
8 – Number of Miami’s scoring drives (out of 20) that have occurred in less than two minutes.
11 – Sacks recorded by the Wolfpack this season, which ranks fourth in the conference.
14 – Times Miami has faced off against NC State; the Hurricanes have a 7-5-1 series edge over the Wolfpack.
32:36 – Average minutes NC State spends on offense per game, good for the best time of possession mark in the ACC.
164.7 – Passing yards per game allowed by the Wolfpack defense in its last three games. NC State has given up only one passing touchdown since its season opener.
209.5 – All-purpose yards per game tallied by UM running back Duke Johnson, ranking him first in the nation in the category.
436 – Yards for Hurricane quarterback Stephen Morris last week against Georgia Tech, making him the first UM quarterback to throw for 400+ yards since 2002.
list compiled by: Darci Miller

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Miami Hurricanes vs. NC State Wolfpack - By The Numbers

0 – Interceptions thrown by Wolfpack quarterback Mike Glennon in his past three games, all won by NC State.

2 – Games (out of three) that the Hurricanes have lost to NC State since joining the ACC in 2004.

4 – Touchdowns scored by Canes senior running back Mike James last week against Georgia Tech. Freshman running back Duke Johnson scored four touchdowns the week before against Bethune-Cookman.

8 – Number of Miami’s scoring drives (out of 20) that have occurred in less than two minutes.

11 – Sacks recorded by the Wolfpack this season, which ranks fourth in the conference.

14 – Times Miami has faced off against NC State; the Hurricanes have a 7-5-1 series edge over the Wolfpack.

32:36 – Average minutes NC State spends on offense per game, good for the best time of possession mark in the ACC.

164.7 – Passing yards per game allowed by the Wolfpack defense in its last three games. NC State has given up only one passing touchdown since its season opener.

209.5 – All-purpose yards per game tallied by UM running back Duke Johnson, ranking him first in the nation in the category.

436 – Yards for Hurricane quarterback Stephen Morris last week against Georgia Tech, making him the first UM quarterback to throw for 400+ yards since 2002.

list compiled by: Darci Miller

IT’S GREAT TO BE A MIAMI HURRICANE!

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Coach Golden talked with the media at his weekly press conference today.

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Miami Hurricanes vs. Kansas State - By the Numbers
1 - Time Miami and Kansas State have ever met. The Wildcats won that 2011 game  by a final score of 28-24.
14 - Hurricanes’ freshmen that appeared in their first college football game in the team’s season opener at Boston College, 12 of which were true freshmen.
28 - Completed passes by junior quarterback Stephen Morris against Boston College, a career-high.
35 - Points scored by Kansas State in the final quarter of their season-opening win against Missouri State.
41 - Points scored by Miami against Boston College, the most points by a Hurricanes team against an FBS school in a season-opener since beating Louisiana Tech 48-9 in 2003.
63 - Non-conference games out of 70 won by Kansas State since 1990, good for a .900 winning percentage.
82 - Non-offensive touchdowns scored by Kansas State since 1999, which ties Virginia Tech for the most in the country. WR Tramaine Thompson returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown against Missouri State last week.
135 - Rushing yards by freshman Duke Johnson against Boston College, the most for a UM true freshman since Javarris James ran for 148 yards in 2006.
191 - Straight games in which the Wildcats have tallied points. They have not been shut out since a loss to Colorado on November 16th, 1996.
324  - Rushing yards by Kansas State in its season-opening win over Missouri State.
list compiled by: Darci Miller

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Miami Hurricanes vs. Kansas State - By the Numbers


1
 - Time Miami and Kansas State have ever met. The Wildcats won that 2011 game  by a final score of 28-24.


14
 - Hurricanes’ freshmen that appeared in their first college football game in the team’s season opener at Boston College, 12 of which were true freshmen.


28
 - Completed passes by junior quarterback Stephen Morris against Boston College, a career-high.


35
 - Points scored by Kansas State in the final quarter of their season-opening win against Missouri State.


41
 - Points scored by Miami against Boston College, the most points by a Hurricanes team against an FBS school in a season-opener since beating Louisiana Tech 48-9 in 2003.


63
 - Non-conference games out of 70 won by Kansas State since 1990, good for a .900 winning percentage.


82
 - Non-offensive touchdowns scored by Kansas State since 1999, which ties Virginia Tech for the most in the country. WR Tramaine Thompson returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown against Missouri State last week.


135
 - Rushing yards by freshman Duke Johnson against Boston College, the most for a UM true freshman since Javarris James ran for 148 yards in 2006.


191
 - Straight games in which the Wildcats have tallied points. They have not been shut out since a loss to Colorado on November 16th, 1996.


324  - Rushing yards by Kansas State in its season-opening win over Missouri State.


list compiled by: Darci Miller

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Miami Hurricanes vs. Boston College - By the Numbers
2 – Consecutive seasons in which a Miami Hurricane wide receiver has surpassed the 2,000-yard mark for his career: Leonard Hankerson in 2010 (2,160) and Travis Benjamin in 2011 (2,069). 
#5 – Boston College’s national rank over the last seven seasons in rushing defense, allowing its opponents only 99.53 yards per game across a span of 91 games. 
25 – Seniors on the 2011 Miami Hurricanes’ team that have since graduated; five more Hurricanes forewent their final years of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft.
 
28 – Times the Canes and Eagles have met; Miami holds a 23-5 all-time series advantage, including an 8-3 record when playing in Chestnut Hill.
 
42 – Players in their first year of eligibility with the Hurricanes: 34 true freshmen and eight redshirt freshmen. Boston College has 23 true freshmen on its roster entering Saturday’s match-up.
 
52 – Combined points scored by the Eagles in their last two meetings against the Hurricanes: 28 in 2007 and 24 in 2011.
 
58 – Wins by Boston College since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2005, trailing only Virginia Tech’s 83 victories.
 
79-yard touchdown run recorded by Lamar Miller in the 2011 season finale against Boston College, which marked the longest touchdown run by a Hurricane since 2000.
 
98.5 – percentage of offensive yards returning for Boston College in 2012, a figure which leads the nation.
 
2007 – The last time the Hurricanes played in Chestnut Hill, where the Eagles prevailed b a final score of 28-14. 
list compiled by: Darci Miller

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Miami Hurricanes vs. Boston College - By the Numbers


2
– Consecutive seasons in which a Miami Hurricane wide receiver has surpassed the 2,000-yard mark for his career: Leonard Hankerson in 2010 (2,160) and Travis Benjamin in 2011 (2,069).
 

#5 – Boston College’s national rank over the last seven seasons in rushing defense, allowing its opponents only 99.53 yards per game across a span of 91 games.
 

25 – Seniors on the 2011 Miami Hurricanes’ team that have since graduated; five more Hurricanes forewent their final years of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft.

 

28 – Times the Canes and Eagles have met; Miami holds a 23-5 all-time series advantage, including an 8-3 record when playing in Chestnut Hill.

 

42 – Players in their first year of eligibility with the Hurricanes: 34 true freshmen and eight redshirt freshmen. Boston College has 23 true freshmen on its roster entering Saturday’s match-up.

 

52 – Combined points scored by the Eagles in their last two meetings against the Hurricanes: 28 in 2007 and 24 in 2011.

 

58 – Wins by Boston College since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2005, trailing only Virginia Tech’s 83 victories.

 

79-yard touchdown run recorded by Lamar Miller in the 2011 season finale against Boston College, which marked the longest touchdown run by a Hurricane since 2000.

 

98.5 – percentage of offensive yards returning for Boston College in 2012, a figure which leads the nation.

 

2007 – The last time the Hurricanes played in Chestnut Hill, where the Eagles prevailed b a final score of 28-14.
 

list compiled by: Darci Miller

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