This Date in Miami Hurricanes History...October 20th, 1984....

This Date In Hurricanes History...October 11, 1968...
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UMSHoF member Bernie Kosar set a then school record with 29 completions as the 9th ranked Miami Hurricanes claimed a 27-7 Homecoming Game victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers before an Orange Bowl crowd of 32,872 !
Kosar completed the 29 passes in 42 attempts and ended the game with 351 yards passing.  UMSHoF member Willie Smith caught 8 passes for 82 yards, UMSHoF member Alonzo Highsmith caught 4 passes for 31 yards and rushed for 102 yards on 15 carries, with 2 touchdowns.  All American and UMSHoF member Eddie Brown had 5 receptions for 67 yards.  Stanley Shakespeare caught 6 passes for 125 yards and Kosar's lone touchdown pass.
Kosar passed UMSHoF member Jim Kelly's season passing yardage record, with 3 regular season games to go !  He would end the 1984 campaign with 3,642 yards passing, STILL the UM record !  His 262 completions in 416 pass attempts are also school records !

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