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UNC 20, Miami 13

North Carolina defeated Miami by the score of 20-13 on Saturday afternoon.

NORTH CAROLINA (5-2; 3-1) 20, MIAMI (4-2; 1-2) 13
HARD ROCK STADIUM • MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. • OCT. 15, 2016 • 58,731 

MISCELLANEOUS AND SERIES NOTES

•  Miami’s matchup with North Carolina Saturday afternoon marks the 20th meeting between the two schools. The Tar Heels lead the all-time series, 10-9. 

•  The University of Miami honored the Hurricanes’ 2001 National Championship team during halftime. 


TEAM NOTES

•  Miami Starters:  
Offensive Starters: QB #15 Brad Kaaya, RB #1 Mark Walton, WR #3 Stacy Coley, WR #82 Ahmmon Richards, FB #36 Marquez Williams, TE #23 Christopher Herndon IV, LT #73 Trevor Darling, LG #52 Kc McDermott, C #68 Nick Linder, RG #63 Danny Isidora, RT #78 Tyree St. Louis.
Defensive Starters: DB #29 Corn Elder, DB #22 Sheldrick Redwine, DB #26 Rayshawn Jenkins, DB #4 Jaquan Johnson, LB #53 Zach McCloud, LB #55 Shaquille Quarterman, LB #56 Michael Pinckney, DL #80 RJ McIntosh, DL #7 Kendrick Norton, DL #31 Demetrius Jackson, DL #9 Chad Thomas.
• Senior cornerback Corn Elder, senior offensive lineman Danny Isidora, sophomore defensive lineman R.J. McIntosh and freshman linebacker Shaquille Quarterman represented the Hurricanes during the coin toss against North Carolina. 

 

OFFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Junior quarterback Brad Kaaya finished the game 16-of-31 for 224 yards. 
With his 557 completions, Kaaya has now surpassed Gino Torretta (555) and Stephen Morris (551) to move into third place all-time. 
Tight end David Njoku caught four passes for 82 yards. His 82 yards receiving are a single game career high. 
Sophomore running back Mark Walton led the Hurricanes in rushing with 82 yards on a career-high 24 carries.
Senior offensive lineman Danny Isidora got the start at right guard to increase his consecutive start streak to a team-best 32 games. 
Fellow offensive linemen Trevor Darling and Nick Linder also extended their consecutive start streaks to 24 games.

  

DEFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES

•  Senior Rayshawn Jenkins logged his 28th career start. His 28 starts are the most on the defensive side of the ball.
•  Jenkins finished the game with a career high 14 tackles (nine solo). 
•  Senior Corn Elder finished the game with a career-high 14 tackles (11 solo). His 2.5 tackles for loss also set a career high.
•  Freshman Shaq Quarterman finished the game with a career high in both total (11) and solo tackles (six).


SPECIAL TEAMS INDIVIDUAL NOTES

• Junior kicker Michael Badgley surpassed Andy Crosland (44) in career field goals made with 45, after connecting from 22 yards out in the fourth quarter. 

• Senior punter Justin Vogel finished the game with five punts for 239 yards (47.8 avg.). Vogel had three punts go over 50 yards-or-more. Vogel has now booted eight punts over 50 yards this season. 

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