This Date in Miami Hurricanes History...November 23, 1991

This Date In Hurricanes History…November 22, 1985
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The #1 ranked Miami Hurricanes defeated the Boston College Eagles 19-14 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill to go to 10-0...on their way to a 12-0 perfect season and their 4th National Championship...3rd in 5 seasons !
A week after defeating #1 FSU in the first wide right game...Miami came out strong with Stephen McGuire gaining 49 yards on 6 carries...but after McGuire went down with a serious knee injury...the offense stalled...but the Canes defense held and the Miami clinched their first Big East their 1st year in the league !
UMSHoF member Gino Torretta completed 23 of 42 passes for 251 yards and a touchdown.  UMSHoF member Carlos Huerta kicked 2 field goals of 36 and 39 yards.  UMSHoF member Michael Barrow led the defense with 9 solo tackles and an interception.  UMSHof member Jesse Armstead added 14 total tackles.
Miami would go on to finish 12-0 by defeating Nebraska 22-0 in the Orange Bowl Classic and win its 4th National Championship !

ALSO...on this date in 1984...Bernie Kosar passed for 447 yards...and Melvin Bratton scored 4 rushing Miami scored 45 points against the Boston College Eagles in a national televised game from the Orange Bowl held the day after Thanksgiving !
(Some guy named Flutie made a nice play at the end to give BC 47 points)

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