1982 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1982 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Conference Independent
1982 record 7-4
Head coach Howard Schnellenberger
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 75,500)
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Penn State           11 1 0
#13 Florida State           9 3 0
#10 Pittsburgh           9 3 0
#19 West Virginia           9 3 0
Boston College           8 3 1
Southwestern Louisiana           7 3 1
East Carolina           7 4 0
Miami           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Notre Dame           6 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Navy           6 5 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Army           4 7 0
South Carolina           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
William & Mary           3 8 0
North Texas           2 9 0
Syracuse           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Richmond           0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Regular season[edit]

Jim Kelly finished his career at Miami with 406 completions in 646 attempts for 5,233 yards and 32 TD's. This performance earned Kelly a place in the University of Miami Hall of Fame when he was inducted in 1992.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 at #16 Florida #15 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Seminole War Canoe) L 14–17   71,864
September 11 Houston #19 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ABC W 31–12   24,687
September 18 at Virginia Tech #15 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA CBS W 14–8   45,200
September 24 Michigan State #16 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 25–22   26,478
October 2 at Louisville #17 Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY W 28–6   28,749
October 9 at #10 Notre Dame #17 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN L 14–16   59,075
October 16 Mississippi State #17 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 31–14   35,860
October 30 #14 Florida Statedagger #16 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Florida State–Miami rivalry) CBS L 7–24   54,696
November 6 at #19 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 17–18   43,200
November 20 North Carolina State Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 41–3   20,434
November 27 Cincinnati Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 19–13   18,447
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan St 0 14 8 0 22
Miami (FL) 6 9 3 7 25
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Orange Bowl • Miami, Florida

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jim Kelly Quarterback 1 14 Buffalo Bills
Mark Cooper Tackle 2 31 Denver Broncos
Mark Rush Running Back 4 100 Minnesota Vikings
Tony Chickillo Defensive Tackle 2 31 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Rocky Belk Wide Receiver 7 176 Cleveland Browns
Ronnie Lippett Cornerback 11 283 New England Patriots

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