'Canes fans have not likely been this happy in a long time.
Last night's resounding 30-6 victory was arguably the best performance by a Miami team in the Al Golden era (I put the UF game last season a distant second).
Let's sum it all up.
First the highlights (ACC Digital):
Additional News and Notes:
- Miami outgained Virginia Tech 456-262, including a 364-120 advantage on the ground.
- Miami forced Virginia Tech into three second half fumbles. Entering last night’s game, Virginia Tech had only lost three fumbles all year.
- With the win, Miami improves to 19-13 all-time against Virginia Tech and 6-7 in Blacksburg.
- Junior running back Duke Johnson notched his 13th career 100-yard rushing game and fourth consecutive 100-yard game, as he ran for a career-high 249 yards.
- Gus Edwards’ 117 yards were also a career high.
- Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman led the team with 11 tackles, tying his second-highest total this season.
- Nantambu Fentress set a career high with nine tackles.
- The D recorded 2 sacks on the night, one each for Anthony Chickillo and Jermaine Grace.
- Miami was 7-15 on third down conversions, and held VT to just 3-12.
- UM also controlled time of possession, holding the ball for 35:08 to just 24:52 for the Hokies.
- Justin Vogel pinned VT inside the 20 3 times, including twice inside the 10.
Much more coverage on the big win and all things 'Canes through out the day here on State of the U.