Game notes on UM vs. FSU

Setting the stage for Miami vs. Florida State this Saturday afternoon.

Florida State and Miami rank first and third for former players on NFL opening day rosters. On opening day 2007 there were 87 Seminoles (41) and Hurricanes (46) on NFL Rosters.


FSU and UM have the most former players in the NFL at six different positions


Since 1993, the two schools have combined to have 189 former players selected in the NFL Draft.


From 1987-2006 FSU and Miami ranked first and second in the nation for winning percentage. Over that 20 year span Florida State won 81.7 % of its games and Miami won 81.4%


The two schools have played in eight National Championship games since 1993


Since 1985 Florida State and Miami have played in 47 bowl games


Miami and FSU have had 77 players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since 1984.


There has been an average of three Seminoles and Hurricanes taken in the first round of the last 24 NFL Drafts


Seven of the last eight meetings between FSU & Miami have been decided by one score


This is the first time since 1977 that both Miami & FSU were unranked when the two teams squared off.


Greg Carr enters the Miami game with three consecutive 100 yard receiving games. The last FSU player to go for 100 through the air in four straight games is FSU wide receiver Coach Dawsey.

*Credit FSU Sports Information

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