FLORIDA STATE (4-2; 1-2) 20, MIAMI (4-1; 1-1) 19
HARD ROCK STADIUM • MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. • OCT. 8, 2016 • 65,685 (Sellout)
MISCELLANEOUS AND SERIES NOTES
• Miami’s matchup with Florida State Saturday night marked the 61st meeting between the two schools. The Hurricanes lead the all-time series, 31-30.
• The Hurricanes and Seminoles recognized those impacted by Hurricane Matthew by wearing helmet stickers. The two schools also presented a check for $100,000 prior to the game for hurricane relief.
• The University of Miami honored the Hurricanes’ 1991 National Championship team during halftime.
• Miami Starters:
OFFENSE: QB #15 Brad Kaaya, RB #1 Mark Walton, WR #3 Stacy Coley, WR #82 Ahmmon Richards, TE #23 Christopher Herndon IV, TE #86 David Njoku, LT #73 Trevor Darling, LG #52 Kc McDermott, C #68 Nick Linder, RG #63 Danny Isidora, RT #66 Sunny Odogwu
DEFENSE: DL #80 RJ McIntosh, DL #7 Kendrick Norton, DL #31 Demetrius Jackson, DL #9 Chad Thomas, LB #55 Shaquille Quarterman, LB #56 Michael Pinckney, LB #53 Zach McCloud, DB #22 Sheldrick Redwine, DB #29 Corn Elder, DB #6 Jamal Carter, DB #26 Rayshawn Jenkins
• Junior kicker Michael Badgley, senior safety Jamal Carter, senior cornerback Corn Elder and junior quarterback Brad Kaaya represented the Hurricanes at the coin toss against Florida State.
• The Hurricanes outscored Florida State 3-0 in the first quarter. Miami has outscored its opponents 45-0 in the first quarter through five games this season.
• Miami held a 13-3 lead at the half. Miami has never trailed in the first half.
• Florida State’s touchdown with 3:32 in the third quarter marked the first time the Hurricanes have trailed at any point this season.
• FSU’s field goal in the fourth quarter marked the first points Miami has surrendered in the final period all year. Miami has outscored its opponents 27-3 in the fourth quarter this season.
OFFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Junior quarterback Brad Kaaya finished the game 19-of-36 for 214 yards.
• Kaaya tallied his 52nd career touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as he hit senior wide receiver Stacy Coley for an 11-yard score.
• For the third time this season Kaaya has had multiple touchdowns in a game.
• Coley’s second touchdown reception was the sixth of the season and the 17th of his career. His 17 career receiving touchdowns are tied for seventh all-time, with Phillip Dorsett.
• Coley has now caught a pass in 14 straight games.
• With his seven receptions, Coley passed Hurricane greats Kellen Winslow, Allen Hurns and Phillip Dorsett on the all-time Miami list. He currently ranks seventh with 125 career receptions.
• Senior offensive lineman Danny Isidora got the start at right guard to increase his consecutive start streak to a team-best 31 games.
• Fellow offensive linemen Trevor Darling and Nick Linder also extended their consecutive start streak to 23 games.
DEFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Seniors Corn Elder and Rayshawn Jenkins led the team with six solo tackles.
• Jaquan Johnson recorded his first interception of the season in the first half.
• Scott Patchan made his first career appearance.
• Senior Rayshawn Jenkins logged his 27th career start. His 27 starts are the most on the defensive side of the ball.
SPECIAL TEAMS INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Badgley’s 51-yard field goal in the second quarter is just the second field goal he has made from 50-plus yards.
• Senior punter Justin Vogel finished the game with six punts for 275 yards (45.8 avg.). His 63-yard punt was his fifth over 50 yards this season and served as a season long.