This Date in Hurricanes History...October 26th, 1991

This Date In Hurricanes History...October 26, 1991
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The Miami Hurricanes continued their march to the 1991 National Championship with a 36-9 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in front of 53,349 fans in Tucson !
UMSHoF member Gino Torretta completed 26 of 50 passes for 350 yards and 2 touchdowns !  UMSHoF member Horace Copeland had 6 receptions for 60 yards, Kevin Williams had 4 receptions for 52 yards and took a punt return to the house from 48 yards away in the 2nd quarter to stretch Miami's lead to 19-0 in the middle of the 2nd quarter.  Lamar Thomas and Martin Patton each hauled in a touchdown pass from Torretta.  UMSHoF member Carlos Huerta added 3 field goals for the Canes !
The defense held the Wildcats to 238 total yards and forced 4 turnovers, including interceptions by UMSHoF members Darrin Smith and Ryan McNeil !  UMSHoF member Jessie Armstead had 10 solo tackles, 14 total !
UMSHoF member Dennis Erickson's team moved to 7-0 and remained #2 in the fans around the nation began looking forward to a "#1 vs. #2" matchup in Tallahassee !


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