1992 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1992 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Sugar Bowl, L, 13–34 vs. Alabama
Conference Big East
Ranking
Coaches #3
AP #3
1992 record 11–1 (4–0 Big East)
Head coach Dennis Erickson
Defensive coordinator Sonny Lubick
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,712)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Miami (FL) 4 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
#21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 8:00 PM at #23 Iowa* #1 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 24–7   70,397
September 19 4:00 PM Florida A&M* #1 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL W 38–0   74,292
September 26 4:00 PM Arizona* #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 8–7   47,049
October 3 12:00 PM #3 Florida State #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 19–16   77,338
October 10 12:00 PM at #7 Penn State* #2 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC W 17–14   96,704
October 17 4:00 PM TCU* #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 45–10   42,915
October 24 12:00 PM at Virginia Tech #1 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ABC W 43–23   51,423
October 31 7:30 PM West Virginia #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL ESPN W 35–23   51,246
November 14 12:00 PM Temple #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL BEN W 48–0   41,212
November 21 3:30 PM at #8 Syracuse #1 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ABC W 16–10   49,857
November 28 7:30 PM at San Diego State* #1 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA ESPN W 63–17   52,108
January 1 8:30 PM vs. #2 Alabama* #1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 13–34   76,789
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Gino Torretta, Davey O'Brien Award[2]
  • Gino Torretta, Heisman Trophy[3]
  • Gino Torretta, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[4]
  • Gino Torretta, Maxwell Award
  • Gino Torretta, Walter Camp Award[5]

Jack Harding University of Miami MVP Award[edit]

  • Michael Barrow, LB[6]
  • Gino Torretta, QB[7]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ryan McNeil Defensive Back 2 33 Detroit Lions
Kevin Williams Wide Receiver 2 46 Dallas Cowboys
Michael Barrow Linebacker 2 47 Houston Oilers
Darrin Smith Linebacker 2 54 Dallas Cowboys
Lamar Thomas Wide Receiver 3 60 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Horace Copeland Wide Receiver 4 104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Carlos Etheridge Tight End 6 157 Indianapolis Colts
Gino Toretta Quarterback 7 192 Minnesota Vikings
Jessie Armstead Linebacker 8 207 New York Giants

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