2014 Miami Hurricanes football team

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2014 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Division Coastal Division
2014 record 6–7 (3–5 ACC)
Head coach Al Golden (4th year)
Offensive coordinator James Coley (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple, pro-style
Defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio (4th year)
Base defense 4–3, multiple
Home stadium Sun Life Stadium
(Capacity: 74,916)
← 2013
2015 →
2014 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
#5 Florida State x$^   8 0         13 1  
#15 Clemson   6 2         10 3  
#24 Louisville   5 3         9 4  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
NC State   3 5         8 5  
Syracuse   1 7         3 9  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 9  
Coastal Division
#8 Georgia Tech x   6 2         11 3  
Duke   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina   4 4         6 7  
Pittsburgh   4 4         6 7  
Miami   3 5         6 7  
Virginia Tech   3 5         7 6  
Virginia   3 5         5 7  
Championship: Florida State 37, Georgia Tech 35
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 1, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Miami Hurricanes football team (variously "Miami", "The U", "UM", "'Canes") represented the University of Miami during the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Al Golden and played their home games at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. They were members of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The season was the Hurricanes' 89th overall season and their 11th as a member of the ACC. They finished the season 6–7, 3–5 in ACC play to finish in a three-way tie for fifth place. They were invited to the Independence Bowl where they lost to South Carolina.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Alma Mater
Al Golden Head coach 4 Penn State (1991)
Mark D'Onofrio Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator 4 Penn State (1991)
James Coley Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 2 Florida State (1997)1
Jethro Franklin Defensive Line/Senior Defensive Assistant 4 Fresno State (1989)
Hurlie Brown Linebackers/Florida Recruiting Coordinator 2 Miami (1992)
Brennan Carroll Wide Receivers/National Recruiting Coordinator 4 Pitt (2001)
Art Kehoe Offensive Line 30 Miami (1982)
Paul Williams Defensive Backs 4 Delaware (1996)
Larry Scott Tight Ends 2 USF (2000)
Tim "Ice" Harris Running Backs 1 Carthage
Notes: (1) Coley did not play football at FSU.


Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 8:00 PM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY ESPN L 13–31   55,428
September 6 7:00 PM Florida A&M* Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, FL ESPN3 W 41–7   48,254
September 13 3:30 PM Arkansas State* Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL ESPNU W 41–20   41,519
September 20 8:00 PM at No. 24 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE ESPN2 L 31–41   91,585
September 27 7:30 PM Duke Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL ESPN2 W 22–10   44,559
October 4 7:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPN2 L 17–28   52,221
October 11 12:00 PM Cincinnati* Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL ACCRSN W 55–34   43,953
October 23 7:30 PM at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ESPN W 30–6   64,007
November 1 12:30 PM North Carolinadagger Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL ACCN W 47–20   51,702
November 15 8:00 PM No. 2 Florida State Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 26–30   76,530
November 22 7:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPN2 L 13–30   44,750
November 29 7:00 PM Pittsburgh Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL ESPN2 L 23–35   61,106
December 27 4:00 PM vs. South Carolina* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) ABC L 21–24   38,242
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.




As of May 2014[2]

2014 Miami Hurricanes football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
OT 78 Akpejiori, RaphaelRaphael Akpejiori Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 77 Arnaout, AdamAdam Arnaout Fr
WR 83 Berrios, BraxtonBraxton Berrios Fr
WR 82 Brady, TyreTyre Brady Fr
WR 96 Jayasinha, ShankaShanka Jayasinha Fr
TE 45 Cetoute, IsaiIsai Cetoute Jr
WR 3 Coley, StacyStacy Coley So
QB 13 Crow, GrayGray Crow Redshirt.svg So
OL 73 Darling, TrevorTrevor Darling Fr
TE 5 Dobard, StandishStandish Dobard So
WR 4 Dorsett, PhillipPhillip Dorsett Sr
RB 7 Edwards, GusGus Edwards So
OG 70 Feliciano, JonJon Feliciano Redshirt.svg Sr
OT 74 Flowers, EreckEreck Flowers Jr
OT 76 Gadbois, TaylorTaylor Gadbois Redshirt.svg So
OG 67 Gall, AlexAlex Gall So
OL 79 Goldberg, JustinJustin Goldberg Fr
WR 84 Golden, GregGreg Golden Redshirt.svg Fr
FB 40 Golden, MattMatt Golden Fr
RB/WR Gray, TrayoneTrayone Gray Fr
OL 69 Grimsley, TylerTyler Grimsley Fr
OL 75 Harvey, SeanSean Harvey Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 16 Heaps, JakeJake Heaps Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 23 Herndon IV, ChrisChris Herndon IV Fr
QB 17 Hoza, IsaacIsaac Hoza Redshirt.svg Fr
OG 63 Isidora, DannyDanny Isidora Redshirt.svg So
OL 65 Jackson, SterlingSterling Jackson Fr
RB 30 Johnson, De'AndreDe'Andre Johnson Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 8 Johnson, DukeDuke Johnson Jr
WR 21 Johnson, JoshJosh Johnson Redshirt.svg Fr
WR Jones, D'MauriD'Mauri Jones Redshirt.svg So
QB 15 Kaaya, BradBrad Kaaya Fr
WR 87 Kidd, GarrettGarrett Kidd Redshirt.svg Jr
C/OG 54 Knighton, HunterHunter Knighton Injured Redshirt.svg Fr
WR Langham, DarrellDarrell Langham Fr
WR 9 Lewis, MalcolmMalcolm Lewis Redshirt.svg So
C 68 Linder, NickNick Linder Fr
WR 31 Mayweather, MalikMalik Mayweather Redshirt.svg Fr
OT 52 McDermott, KcKc McDermott Fr
C 62 McDermott, ShaneShane McDermott Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 86 Njoku, DavidDavid Njoku Fr
TE 88 O'Donnell, JakeJake O'Donnell Redshirt.svg So
FB 43 Odems, TylerTyler Odems So
OT 66 Odogwu, SunnySunny Odogwu Redshirt.svg Fr
FB 39 Regula, RonaldRonald Regula Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 38 Rodgers, JosephJoseph Rodgers Jr
QB 12 Rosier, MalikMalik Rosier Fr
TE 85 Sandland, BeauBeau Sandland Sr
WR 80 Scott, RashawnRashawn Scott Sr
WR 24 Sweeney, StephenStephen Sweeney Redshirt.svg Jr
FB/RB 44 Tucker, WalterWalter Tucker So
TE 46 Walford, CliveClive Walford Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 6 Waters, HerbHerb Waters Jr
QB 18 Welch, MichaelMichael Welch Redshirt.svg Fr
OG 64 Wells, HunterHunter Wells Redshirt.svg Jr
QB 11 Williams, RyanRyan Williams Injured Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 2 Yearby, JosephJoseph Yearby Fr
Pos. # Name Class
OLB 34 Armbrister, ThurstonThurston Armbrister Redshirt.svg Jr
DT 55 Brown, JoeJoe Brown Fr
CB 1 Burns, ArtieArtie Burns So
S 2 Bush, DeonDeon Bush Jr
S 6 Carter, JamalJamal Carter So
DE 71 Chickillo, AnthonyAnthony Chickillo Sr
CB 41 Chickillo, WyattWyatt Chickillo Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 21 Crawford, AntonioAntonio Crawford Jr
S 25 Crawford, DallasDallas Crawford Redshirt.svg Jr
S 48 Delapenha Jr., HugoHugo Delapenha Jr. Redshirt.svg Sr
CB 35 Dortch, NateNate Dortch Redshirt.svg So
CB 29 Elder, CornCorn Elder So
S 28 Fentress, Nantambu-AkilNantambu-Akil Fentress Sr
S 7 Gayot, MarquesMarques Gayot Fr
ILB 53 Goldenberg, JaredJared Goldenberg Redshirt.svg Fr
ILB 5 Grace, JermaineJermaine Grace So
CB 37 Gunter, LadariusLadarius Gunter Redshirt.svg Sr
DE/DT 99 Hamilton, JelaniJelani Hamilton Jr
DE/OLB 33 Harris, TrentTrent Harris Fr
S 22 Hester, KiyKiy Hester Fr
DT 93 Heurtelou, CalvinCalvin Heurtelou Jr
CB 3 Howard, TracyTracy Howard Jr
DE/OLB 44 Jackson, DemetriusDemetrius Jackson Fr
DT 92 Jenkins, CourtelCourtel Jenkins Fr
S 26 Jenkins, RayshawnRayshawn Jenkins Jr
DE/DT 47 Kamalu, UfombaUfomba Kamalu Redshirt.svg Jr
DT 90 King, CoreyCorey King Redshirt.svg Jr
ILB 56 Kirby, RaphaelRaphael Kirby Jr
CB 20 Lewis III, RayRay Lewis III Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 27 Mayes, RyanRyan Mayes Fr
DE/OLB 17 McCord, TyriqTyriq McCord Jr
ILB 50 McCray, TerryTerry McCray Fr
DT 72 Moore, EarlEarl Moore Jr
DT/DE 95 Moten, AnthonyAnthony Moten Fr
DE/OLB 98 Muhammad, Al-QuadinAl-Quadin Muhammad So
DE 94 Naser, AnthonyAnthony Naser Redshirt.svg Jr
OLB 58 Owens, DarrionDarrion Owens Fr
OLB 52 Perryman, DenzelDenzel Perryman Sr
DT 91 Pierre, OlsenOlsen Pierre Sr
S 44 Sicilian, DominicDominic Sicilian Redshirt.svg So
DE/OLB 57 Smith, MikeMike Smith Fr
DE 9 Thomas, ChadChad Thomas Fr
S 38 Tolson, JordanJordan Tolson Redshirt.svg Sr
DT 11 Wyche, MichaelMichael Wyche Jr
ILB 51 Young, JuwonJuwon Young Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 48 Bacon, JoshJosh Bacon Redshirt.svg Fr
K/P 24 Badgley, MichaelMichael Badgley Fr
P 27 Carroll, RickyRicky Carroll Redshirt.svg Sr
P/K 40 Coffman, GrantGrant Coffman Redshirt.svg Fr
LS 55 Gabriel, FrankFrank Gabriel Redshirt.svg So
K 18 Goudis, MattMatt Goudis Redshirt.svg Jr
K/P 49 Martinez, AaronAaron Martinez Redshirt.svg So
K 43 Semerene, JonJon Semerene Fr
P 16 Vogel, JustinJustin Vogel Redshirt.svg So
Head coach
  • Al Golden (4th year) – Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Mark D'OnofrioAssistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
  • James ColeyOffensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Jethro FranklinSenior Defensive Assistant/Defensive Line
  • Larry Scott – Tight Ends
  • Hurlie Brown – Linebackers/Florida Recruiting Coordinator
  • Art Kehoe – Offensive Line
  • Brennan CarrollWide Receivers/National Recruiting Coordinator
  • Paul Williams – Defensive Backs
  • Tim "Ice" Harris – Running backs
  • Kareem Brown – Grad. Asst. Defensive Tackles
  • Derron Montgomery – Grad. Asst. Slot Receivers
  • Chris O'Hara – Grad. Asst. Cornerbacks
  • Cole Pemberton – Grad. Asst. Offensive Line

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt


Depth chart[edit]

Post Spring practice

2014 recruiting class[edit]

Nine players enrolled for the spring semester in order to participate in spring practice (eight former high school seniors on scholarship and one former junior college player on scholarship).

The early enrollees from high school include running back Joseph Yearby, offensive lineman Kc McDermott, offensive lineman Trevor Darling, wide receiver Braxton Berrios, defensive end Trent Harris, linebacker Juwon Young, linebacker Darrion Owens, and cornerback Ryan Mayes.

The junior college player that is enrolled early is defensive tackle Calvin Heurtelou. All of the players will take part in Miami's "U-tough" strength and conditioning program in February before spring practice starts in March.[3]


  1. ^ "Miami Hurricanes Release 2014 Schedule". University of Miami Department of Athletics. January 22, 2014. Retrieved June 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Football Roster". University of Miami Department of Athletics. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jackson, Barry (January 8, 2014). "Assessing UM's Recruiting Class on Defense; New Golden/Penn State Report; Fins' GM Search; Heat". The Miami Herald. Retrieved June 17, 2014.