Miami’s upcoming schedule will feature six away games and six home games at Sun Life Stadium, which will see the second phase of its renovation project completed for the Hurricanes' season opener. The schedule also features a challenging four game non-conference slate, which includes a trip to Notre Dame (Oct. 29).
In total, eight of Miami’s 2016 opponents played in a bowl game this past season and posted a combined record of 83-69.
The Hurricanes kickoff the 2016 season under first-year head coach Mark Richt on Sept. 3 against Florida A&M.
Miami’s additional non-conference opponents include matchups against FAU (Sept. 10) and at Appalachian State (Sept. 17).
Miami opens league play on Oct. 1 as it travels to Georgia Tech. The following week on Oct. 8, the Hurricanes welcome in-state rival Florida State to Sun Life Stadium.
The Hurricanes’ remaining conference slate includes matchups with North Carolina (Oct. 15), at Virginia Tech on a Thursday (Oct. 20), Pittsburgh (Nov. 5), at Virginia (Nov. 12), at NC State (Nov. 19) and Duke (Nov. 26).
Miami concluded the 2015 season in the Hyundai Sun Bowl, falling to Washington State by a score of 20-14. The Hurricanes return 17 starters and six all-conference players from last year’s squad that posted an 8-5 mark.
In 2015, the Hurricanes logged a 5-1 record inside Sun Life Stadium. Miami has posted a 12-1 non-conference home record since 2011 and are an impressive 16-4 in its last 20 home games.
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2016 MIAMI FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Sept. 3 FLORIDA A&M
Sept. 10 Florida Atlantic
Sept. 17 at Appalachian State
Sept. 24 OPEN
Oct. 1 at Georgia Tech
Oct. 8 FLORIDA STATE
Oct. 15 NORTH CAROLINA
Oct. 20 at Virginia Tech, ESPN (Thu.)
Oct. 29 at Notre Dame
Nov. 5 PITT
Nov. 12 at Virginia
Nov. 19 at NC State
Nov. 26 DUKE
Home games in CAPS