With Jarren Williams making his career start this Saturday against the Florida Gators, we take a look back at every Miami’s QB first start since the legendary Ken Dorsey left following the 2002 season. We also take a look at how their season went as the starter.
Brock Berlin: First start-2003 season
First start: vs Louisiana Tech. 14-28 passing, 203 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Miami wins, 48-9.
Season stats: 211-352, 2,419 yards, 12 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. Miami’s record was 11-2, won the Orange Bowl.
Kyle Wright: First start-2005 season
First start: vs FSU. 16-28 passing, 232 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Miami lost 10-7.
Season stats: 180-307 passing, 2,403 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Miami’s record was 9-3.
Kirby Freeman: First start-2006 season (10th game)
First start: 14-27 passing, 140 yards, one touchdown and interception. Miami lost 14-13.
Season stats (4 starts): 59-108 passing, 872 yards, seven touchdowns and eight interceptions. Miami finished 7-6, 2-2 record with Freeman starting.
Robert Marve: First start-2008 season
First start: 10-18 passing, 69 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions. Miami loses 26-3 to Florida.
Season stats: 116-213 passing, 1,293 yards, nine touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Miami finishes 7-6.
Jacory Harris: First start-2008 season
First start: 16-26 passing, 190 yards and one touchdown. Miami beats Charleston Southern 52-7.
Season stats (2009 season 1st year as full time starter): 242-406 passing, 59.6 completion percentage, 3,352 yards, 24 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. Miami finished 9-4.
Stephen Morris: First start-2010 season
First start: 18-30 passing, 286 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Miami beats Maryland 26-20.
Season stats (2012 year as full time starter): 245-421 passing, 3,345 yards with 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Miami finished 7-5.
Brad Kaaya: First start-2014 season
First start: 17-29 passing, 174 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Miami lost to Louisville 31-13.
Season stats: 221-338 passing, 3,198 yards, 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Miami finished 6-7.
Malik Rosier:First start-2015 season
First start: 20-29 passing, 272 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Miami beats Duke 30-27.
Season stats (2017 season): 224-415 passing, 3,120 yards, 26 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Miami goes 10-3 and wins the ACC Coastal.
N’Kosi Perry:First start-2018 season
First start: 8-12 passing, 125 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Miami beats North Carolina 47-10.
Season stats (4 starts): 1,091 yards, 13 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Miami finished 7-6.