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 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 3
AP No. 3
1992 record 11–1 (4–0 Big East)
Head coach Dennis Erickson (4th year)
Defensive coordinator Sonny Lubick (4th year)
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
  • The Big East did not crown an official champion until 1993 when full league play began.
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 No. 23 Iowa* No. 1 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa ABC W 24–7   70,397
September 19 4:00 PM Florida A&M* No. 1 Miami Orange BowlMiami W 38–0   74,292
September 26 4:00 PM Arizona* No. 2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami W 8–7   47,049
October 3 12:00 PM No. 3 Florida State No. 2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami (Rivalry) ABC W 19–16   77,338
October 10 12:00 PM at No. 7 Penn State* No. 2 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, Pennsylvania ABC W 17–14   96,704
October 17 4:00 PM TCU* No. 2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami W 45–10   42,915
October 24 12:00 PM at Virginia Tech No. 1 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia ABC W 43–23   51,423
October 31 7:30 PM West Virginia No. 1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami ESPN W 35–23   51,246
November 14 12:00 PM Temple No. 1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami BEN W 48–0   41,212
November 21 3:30 PM at No. 8 Syracuse No. 1 Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York ABC W 16–10   49,857
November 28 7:30 PM at San Diego State* No. 1 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego ESPN W 63–17   52,108
January 1 8:30 PM vs. No. 2 Alabama* No. 1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 13–34   76,789
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Gino Torretta, Davey O'Brien Award[1]
  • Gino Torretta, Heisman Trophy[2]
  • Gino Torretta, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[3]
  • Gino Torretta, Maxwell Award
  • Gino Torretta, Walter Camp Award[4]

Jack Harding University of Miami MVP Award[edit]

  • Michael Barrow, LB[5]
  • Gino Torretta, QB[6]

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

[7]

References[edit]