2004 Miami Hurricanes football team

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2004 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 27–10 vs. Florida
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Division Coastal
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 11
2004 record 9–3 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach Larry Coker (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Dan Werner (1st season)
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Randy Shannon (4th season)
Base defense 4–3 Cover 2
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 72,319)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech $   7 1         10 3  
No. 15 Florida State   6 2         9 3  
No. 11 Miami   5 3         9 3  
No. 23 Virginia   5 3         8 4  
North Carolina   5 3         6 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         6 5  
NC State   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   1 7         4 7  
Duke   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 2004 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Hurricanes' 79th season of football and 1st as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Larry Coker and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 9–3 overall and 5–3 in the ACC to finish in a three-way tie for third place. They were invited to the Peach Bowl where they defeated Florida, 27-10.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 8:00 PM No. 4 Florida State No. 5 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 16–10 OT  78,622
September 18 1:00 PM Louisiana Tech* No. 4 Orange BowlMiami, FL CSS W 48–0   53,721
September 23 6:45 PM at Houston* No. 4 Reliant StadiumHouston, TX ESPN W 38–13   36,698
October 2 3:30 PM at Georgia Tech No. 4 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ABC W 27–3   55,000
October 14 7:45 PM No. 20 Louisville* No. 3 Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN W 41–38   63,715
October 23 7:45 PM at NC State No. 4 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN W 45–31   55,600
October 30 7:00 PM at North Carolina No. 4 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 L 28–31   58,000
November 6 7:45 PM Clemsondagger No. 11 Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN L 17–24 OT  55,225
November 13 3:30 PM at No. 10 Virginia No. 18 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ABC W 31–21   63,701
November 20 12:00 PM Wake Forest No. 9 Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN W 52–7   41,315
December 4 1:00 PM No. 10 Virginia Tech No. 9 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 10–16   62,205
December 31 7:30 PM vs. No. 20 Florida* No. 14 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN W 27–10   69,332
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Louisville[edit]

#18 Louisville at #3 Miami (FL)
1 2 3 4 Total
Louisville 7 17 7 7 38
Miami (FL) 7 0 14 20 41
  • Date: October 14
  • Location: Orange Bowl
  • Game start: 7:30 p.m. EST

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