1996 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1996 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Carquest Bowl Champions
Big East Co-Champions
Carquest Bowl, W 31–21 vs. Virginia
Conference Big East
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 14
1996 record 9–3 (6–1 Big East)
Head coach Butch Davis
Offensive coordinator Larry Coker
Defensive coordinator Bill Miller
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,476)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#13 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
#14 Miami (FL) +   6 1         9 3  
#21 Syracuse +   6 1         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   3 4         4 7  
Boston College   2 5         5 7  
Rutgers   1 6         2 9  
Temple   0 7         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were coached by head coach Butch Davis and competed in the Big East Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 1:30 PM at Memphis* No. 11 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tennessee SUN W 30–7   32,096
September 7 4:00 PM The Citadel* No. 11 Miami Orange BowlMiami W 52–6   35,747
September 12 8:00 PM at Rutgers No. 10 Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPN W 33–0   29,379
September 28 12:00 PM Pittsburgh No. 10 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami ESPN+ W 45–0   32,747
October 12 3:30 PM No. 3 Florida State* No. 6 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami (Rivalry) CBS L 16–34   75,913
October 19 7:00 PM East Carolina* No. 12 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami ESPN L 6–31   31,909
October 26 7:00 PM at No. 12 West Virginia No. 25 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia ESPN W 10–7   66,948
November 2 12:00 PM at Temple No. 22 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia W 57–26   8,608
November 16 3:30 PM No. 21 Virginia Techdagger No. 18 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami CBS L 7–21   38,814
November 23 12:00 PM Boston College No. 25 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami CBS W 43–26   34,540
November 30 3:30 PM at No. 16 Syracuse No. 23 Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York CBS W 38–31   49,426
December 27 7:30 PM vs. Virginia* No. 19 Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, Florida (Carquest Bowl) TBS W 31–21   46,418
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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