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Game Thread: Canes Vs Hokies in Key ACC Coastal Showdown

UM battles VT at Sun Life Stadium with much on the line

Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Miami takes on Va Tech in a game that could decide who represents the ACC Coastal Division at the ACCCG in Charlotte.

Miami leads series 18-12 ... 11-5 at home vs. Hokies ... UM is 9-12 vs. VT in conference play.

BROADCAST INFORMATIONESPN • Brad Nessler, Play-by-PlayTodd Blackledge, AnalystHolly Rowe, Sideline Reporter

WQAM 560 AM • Joe Zagacki, PXPDon Bailey Jr., AnalystJosh Darrow, Sideline Reporter

RADIO CARACOL 1260 AM • Roly Martin, PXPPepe Campos, AnalystJoe Martinez, Analyst

WVUM 90.5 FM • Chris Wittyngham Alex Schwartz • SATELLITE RADIO • Sirius 134XM 193

#5THINGS (Courtesy UM)

1. Saturday is Miami’s 79th Homecoming game. The Hurricanes are 50-26-2 all-time on Homecoming, including a 2-2 mark vs. Virginia Tech.

2. Miami’s 76th ESPN appearance is tied with Auburn for the most by any BCS program.

3. Sophomore RB Dallas Crawford is averaging a TD every 7.5 offensive touches.

4. Miami has 21 takeaways in 2013, one shy of matching its 2012 total (22).

5. Sophomore RB Duke Johnson will miss the rest of the season (fractured ankle).


· Saturday is Miami’s 79th Homecoming game and it will be its 60th played in November. Miami is 37-21-1 all-time in Homecoming games played in the month of November.

· Miami plays Virginia Tech for the fifth time on Homecoming – Miami’s second-most common HC opponent behind Florida (8).


· 17 different Miami Hurricanes have recorded at least one reception in 2013, including senior QB Stephen Morris. Seven Hurricanes have recorded a TD reception, led by WR Allen Hurns’ team-high four TD receptions.

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