Miami 49, USF 21

The University of Miami improved to 4-0 on the season by defeating the South Florida Bulls today by the score of 49-21.

Miami's offense got off to a fast start, driving down the field on its opening possession and scoring on a 7-yard touchdown run by Dallas Crawford. It's an offense that ended up gaining 540 yards while using three different quarterbacks.

Stephen Morris started the game and finished with a season high 222 yards and two scores before exiting the game with another ankle injury. Ryan Williams replaced him and threw for 153 yards and a touchdown. Redshirt freshman Gray Crow also saw a few series but went 0-for-2 including an interception that was returned for a touchdown.

The Bulls quickly answered Miami's opening touchdown drive with a long one themselves. It was capped by a 3-yard touchdown run by Marcus Shaw, who finished the game with 127 yards and a score.

It was all Miami after that. Duke Johnson finished with 84 yards and a score. Freshman Stacy Coley led the receivers with 96 yards and two touchdowns.

Miami's defense had limited the USF offense to under 200 yards until the final drive of the game, when the Bulls marched over 90 yards for one final touchdown on Miami's second and third stringers.

It wasn't always pretty for the Hurricanes, who turned the ball over four times in the game and lost its starting quarterback to another injury. However, a win's a win and the Canes have now won six straight dating back to last season.

Miami will play host to Georgia Tech next Saturday in their ACC opener.


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