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100 Greatest Plays In Miami History: #59-Darryl Jones Touchdown In Double Overtime Against Boston College 1997

In a wild double-overtime game in Boston, freshman Darryl Jones came up big for the Canes.

Daryl Jones

With a 5-6 record, the 1997 season is regarded as one of the worst in the past 40 years for the Miami Hurricanes. However, one of the wins that year came in a gutsy performance against Boston College.

Entering the game on a four-game losing streak, Butch Davis and his team knew they had to get a win against the Eagles.

Edgerrin James set a then school record with 271 yards rushing, as the game went into overtime. Though, one overtime wasn’t enough, and into second overtime the teams went.

Boston College scored, but missed a two-point conversion, and had the lead 44-38. Then, Miami faced third-and-18 at the 21.

Quarterback Ryan Clement hit freshman receiver Darryl Jones for the touchdown, setting up Andy Crosland’s game-winning PAT, as Miami prevailed 45-44.