This Date in Hurricanes History...October 25th

This Date In Hurricanes History...October 25, 2001
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Freshman Frank Gore highlighted his talents in front of a nationally televised audience by rushing for 124 yards and 2 touchdowns..on SIX lead the top-ranked Hurricanes to a 45-3 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers in front of a Thursday night crowd of 44,411 fans in the Orange Bowl ! 

Miami moved to 6-0 on the year with a balanced offense and a relentless defense that held WVU at bay...including safety James Lewis' 74 yard interception return for a touchdown.

The Canes moved back to # 1 after a 49-27 victory the week before at FSU...a spot they would not relinquish...and finish 12-0 and capture their 5th National Championship with the Rose Bowl victory over Nebraska !

Ed Reed and Bryant McKinnie, members of the 2001 National Champions, will be inducted into the UM Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2012 inductees at the 44th Annual UMSHoF Induction Banquet, to be held Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at Miami's Jungle Island !  Go to  for more details ! 


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