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100 Greatest Plays In Miami History: #53-Miami vs FIU Brawl 2006

The first ever meeting between Miami and FIU gave us fireworks that will last forever.

Football - NCAA - Miami vs. Florida International University Photo by Gary Rothstein/Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media via Getty Images

The Miami Hurricanes are no strangers to fights breaking out during their games and having to throw some fists. It happened against South Carolina in 1987, San Diego State in 1990, and also Colorado in 1993.

In 2006, FIU and the Canes squared off for the first time in history at the Orange Bowl, and tempers flew wild.

In third quarter, Kyle Wright tossed a touchdown to James Bryant for Miami to go up 13-0, then the Canes lined up for the extra point.

Whether it was stomping on ankles, swinging helmets, or Lamar Thomas’ famous comments within the press-box, it was a wild night in Miami.