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Guess Who?: A Name the Hurricane Game, Part 1

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Let’s test your Miami Hurricane knowledge and memory with a quick game of “Name the Hurricane”

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 09 Louisville at Miami Photo by Aaron Gilbert/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The entire sports world has come to a halt. Whether watching players’ workout videos or viewing old games on Youtube, getting your Canes fix is a necessity more than ever. Checking in on Hurricanes old and new can bring back memories of signature performances and great plays. Let’s see if you can guess the names several Miami Hurricanes players based on their biggest plays or stats.

1.

This Miami Hurricane became only the 3rd Hurricane to go over 200 yards receiving in a game. During a 201 receiving yards receiving performance against the Arkansas State Red Wolves, he became the first Division I player to top 200 yards on four or fewer receptions since 1997. He also has a single-game tie for the most receptions by a Hurricanes player.

Poll

Who’s the Hurricane?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Andre Johnson
    (55 votes)
  • 51%
    Phillip Dorsett
    (119 votes)
  • 24%
    Allen Hurns
    (56 votes)
230 votes total Vote Now

2.

This Miami wide receiver holds a school-record (tied) 92-yard punt return. This electrifying return came against the Boston College Eagles. He ranks fourth on the UM career punt return yards list with 576 yards. Former head coach Larry Coker once exclaimed that he was “the most exciting player I’ve ever coached”.

Poll

Who’s the Hurricane?

This poll is closed

  • 21%
    Santana Moss
    (49 votes)
  • 38%
    Devin Hester
    (88 votes)
  • 39%
    Roscoe Parrish
    (91 votes)
228 votes total Vote Now

3.

This Miami Hurricanes quarterback is 5th all-time in passing yards and passing touchdowns. This player is a national champion, a Johnny Unitas Golden Arm, Heisman Trophy, and Davey O’Brien award winner. It’s not every day a quarterback throws a 99-yard TD pass.

Poll

Who’s the Hurricane?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Vinny Testarverde
    (45 votes)
  • 69%
    Gino Torretta
    (155 votes)
  • 10%
    Craig Erickson
    (24 votes)
224 votes total Vote Now

4.

This Canes running back ranks in the top ten in both rushing yards and TDs all-time. In a career game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, he ran for 185 yards, off of 26 carries, and had two TDs. In his last two years at Miami, he had back-to-back seasons of 10+ rushing TDs.

Poll

Who’s the Hurricane?

This poll is closed

  • 38%
    James Jackson
    (81 votes)
  • 43%
    Clinton Portis
    (92 votes)
  • 18%
    Willis McGahee
    (40 votes)
213 votes total Vote Now

5.

This thunderous Hurricane linebacker ranks in the top 5 of Miami’s all-time tackles list with 423. This memorable first-team All-American was a Butkus Award semifinalist. He’s known for his ferocious blows and playmaking ability, none more dismembering than on October 3, 1992.

Poll

Who’s the Hurricane?

This poll is closed

  • 21%
    Ray Lewis
    (45 votes)
  • 73%
    Micheal Barrow
    (156 votes)
  • 5%
    Darrin Smith
    (12 votes)
213 votes total Vote Now

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