1984 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1984 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Fiesta Bowl, L 37–39 vs. UCLA
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 18
1984 record 8–5
Head coach Jimmy Johnson (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Gary Stevens (2nd season)
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 75,500)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Boston College           10 2 0
No. 11 South Carolina           10 2 0
Army           8 3 1
Rutgers           7 3 0
No. 17 Florida State           7 3 2
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
West Virginia           8 4 0
No. 18 Miami (FL)           8 5 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Penn State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Navy           4 6 1
Southern Miss           4 7 0
Pittsburgh           3 7 1
Tulane           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were led by head coach Jimmy Johnson and played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 27 9:00 PM vs. No. 1 Auburn No. 10 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) KATZ W 20–18   51,131
September 1 7:30 PM vs. No. 17 Florida No. 10 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL (Seminole War Canoe) ESPN W 32–20   72,831
September 8 1:00 PM at No. 14 Michigan No. 1 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI KATZ L 14–22   105,403
September 15 2:30 PM at Purdue No. 5 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 28–17   56,716
September 22 3:30 PM No. 15 Florida State No. 4 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 3–38   60,210
September 29 7:00 PM Rice No. 16 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 38–3   20,084
October 6 7:30 PM at No. 16 Notre Dame No. 14 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN ESPN W 31–13   59,075
October 13 at Cincinnati No. 10 Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH KATZ W 49–25   25,642
October 20 12:00 PM Pittsburghdagger No. 9 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 27–7   32,872
November 3 12:30 PM at Louisville No. 6 Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY W 38–23   20,113
November 10 12:00 PM Maryland No. 6 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL JP L 40–42   31,548
November 23 2:30 PM No. 10 Boston College No. 12 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Hail Flutie) CBS L 45–47   30,325
January 1 1:30 PM vs. No. 14 UCLA No. 13 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC L 37–39   60,310
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Roster[edit]

Player Class Pos Summary
Bernie Kosar* QB 262 Cmp, 416 Att, 3642 Yds, 25 TD
Vinny Testaverde QB 17 Cmp, 34 Att, 184 Yds, 0 TD
Alonzo Highsmith* RB 146 Att, 906 Yds, 6.2 Avg
Darryl Oliver* RB 92 Att, 407 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Melvin Bratton RB 49 Att, 279 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Warren Williams RB 29 Att, 140 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Steve Staffier RB 9 Att, 48 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Todd Stanish RB 9 Att, 28 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Eric Ham RB 8 Att, 11 Yds, 1.4 Avg
Eddie Brown* WR 59 Rec, 1114 Yds, 18.9 Avg
Stanley Shakespeare* WR 38 Rec, 621 Yds, 16.3 Avg
David Kintigh WR 4 Rec, 62 Yds, 15.5 Avg
Brian Blades WR 3 Rec, 50 Yds, 16.7 Avg
Kenny Oliver WR 1 Rec, 17 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Willie Smith* TE 66 Rec, 852 Yds, 12.9 Avg
Alfredo Roberts TE 5 Rec, 50 Yds, 10.0 Avg
Charles Henry TE 1 Rec, 1 Yds, 1.0 Avg
Paul Bertucelli* OL
Juan Comendeiro* OL
Dave Heffernan* OL
Ian Sinclair* OL
Alvin Ward* OL
Mike Moore OL
Willie Lee Broughton* DL
Dallas Cameron* DL
Julio Cortes* DL
Kevin Fagan* DL
Joe Kohlbrand* DL
Paul O'Connor DL
John McVeigh* LB
Winston Moss* LB
Bruce Fleming LB
Ken Calhoun* DB
Darrell Fullington* DB
Greg Jones* DB
Willie Martinez* DB
Lucious Delegal DB
Reggie Sutton DB
Rick Tuten P
Steve Minie P
J.C. Penny KR

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Game summaries[edit]

Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Miami (FL) 3 13 3 13 32
Florida 3 7 3 7 20

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References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ "1984 Miami (FL) Hurricanes Roster | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved October 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ College Football Belt. Retrieved 2014-Dec-24.