Miami Hurricanes Bowl Projections After Week 11
The Miami Hurricanes have turned their season around with two straight wins after a four-game losing streak. Miami will play its last road game of the season Saturday at NC State and finish the regular season at home November 26 against Duke.
Miami has to focus on their last two games of the season and not the Bowl Projections. The victory over Pittsburgh was a big win in the ACC Standings. The Hurricanes and Panthers are tied for sixth in the ACC with Wake Forest.
The majority of the projections have Miami in one of the ACC’s first tier bowls. College Sports Madness in the only one that has the ‘Canes below the first tier in the Quick Lane Bowl against Indiana.
The Taxslayer or Russell Athletic Bowl are the most prestigious and closest projected bowl games geographically for the ‘Canes. Add in potential matchups with Florida in the Taxslayer in Jacksonville or former Big East Foe West Virginia in the Russell Athletic and Miami would have a good postseason challenge for Mark Richt’s young team.
Another possible opponent could be Georgia in the Belk Bowl. That matchup would be one of the most intriguing games of this postseason.
TaxSlayer (Gator) Bowl, EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Dec. 31, 11 a.m. (ESPN)
Tie-ins: Tie-ins: ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC
ESPN: Schlabach: Vs. Florida
All-time series: Miami leads 29-26. Last Meeting: Miami won 20-14 in 1963,
Last Meeting: Miami won 21-16 in 2013
Postseason Meetings: Miami Leads 2-0
Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Miami Four Appearances: 2-2
Vs. West Virginia
All-Time Series: Miami Leads 16-3
Last Meeting: Miami Won 22-20 in 2003
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)
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All-time series: Georgia leads 7-4-1
Would be Miami’s First Appearance
All-time series: Kentucky leads 5-3. Last Meeting: Miami won 20-14 in 1963,
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Miami Music City Bowl History: First appearance.
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 30, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
All-Time Series: Mississippi leads all-time series 2-1.
Last meeting: Miami won 20-7 in 1951
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Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 28, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
All-time series: Miami Leads 4-0
Last meeting: Miami won 24-7 in 1992
All-Times Series: Would be first meeting
Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
With all the off-season attrition and players that have been out or lost to injury, getting to a forst tier Bowl Game would be a good accomplishment for Richt’s first season in Miami. If they win out, including their bowl game the Hurricanes would exceed Jimmy Johnson 8-5 record in his first season in 1984.