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Game Notes: Notre Dame 30, Miami 27

Here are some game notes from Miami's 30-27 loss to Notre Dame.

NOTRE DAME (3-5) 30, MIAMI (4-4) 27

NOTRE DAME STADIUM • NOTRE DAME, IND. • OCT. 29, 2016 • 80,795

 

MISCELLANEOUS AND SERIES NOTES

-Miami’s matchup with Notre Dame marked the Hurricanes’ first game at Notre Dame Stadium since 1990.

-Miami owns a 7-18-1 all-time series record against Notre Dame.

 

TEAM NOTES

Miami Starters:  

Offense: QB #15 Brad Kaaya, RB #1 Mark Walton, RB #7 Gus Edwards, WR #82 Ahmmon Richards, WR #3 Stacy Coley, WR #8 Braxton Berrios, LT #73 Trevor Darling, LG #52 Kc McDermott, C #68 Nick Linder, RG #63 Danny Isidora, RT #78 Tyree St. Louis

Defense: DL #9 Chad Thomas, DL #7 Kendrick Norton, DL #80 RJ McIntosh, DL #33 Trent Harris, LB #53 Zach McCloud, LB #55 Shaquille Quarterman, #56 Michael Pinckney, DB #26 Rayshawn Jenkins, DB #29 Corn Elder, DB #6 Jamal Carter, DB #25 Adrian Colbert

-Senior defensive back Jamal Carter, senior defensive back Corn Elder, junior tight end Chris Herndon IV and freshman running back Travis Homer represented the Hurricanes during the coin toss against Notre Dame.

-Miami recovered its first onside kick of the season.

-Miami blocked its third punt of the year.

-Miami recovered a pair of Notre Dame fumbles on punt return coverage.

 

OFFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES

-Junior quarterback Brad Kaaya finished the game 26-of-42 with 288 yards and a touchdown.

-With his 288 yards passing against Notre Dame, Kaaya now has 8,420 career passing yards, which moved him into the top 20 on the ACC’s all-time career list.

-Kaaya has now thrown for over 200 yards in 25 of his 33 career games.

-Kaaya has now thrown at least one touchdown in 29 career outings. 

-Kaaya started the game 4-of-11 for 44 yards, but then finished the game 22-of-31 for 244 yards and one touchdown.  

-Senior wide receiver Stacy Coley finished the game with seven catches for 81 yards.

-Coley has now surpassed former Hurricane Leonard Hankerson for fifth all-time in career receptions. He currently has 139 career receptions. 

-With his 81 yards receiving, Coley now has 1,897 career receiving yards, which moved him past former Hurricanes Allen Hurns and Andre Johnson. He currently ranks eighth on the Miami all-time receiving list. 

-Coley has now caught a pass in 17 straight games.

-Freshman wide receiver Ahmmon Richards finished the afternoon with three catches for 51 yards.

-Sophomore running back Mark Walton led the Hurricanes with 45 yards rushing and one touchdown. Walton now has nine rushing touchdowns this season. Walton has scored 19 career touchdowns in 21 career games.

-Senior offensive lineman Danny Isidora got the start at right guard to increase his consecutive start streak to a team-best 34 games.

-Fellow offensive linemen Trevor Darling and Nick Linder also extended their consecutive start streak to 26 games.

-Redshirt junior running back Gus Edwards made his first-career start.

  

DEFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES

-Freshman Shaquille Quarterman led the Hurricanes with 8.0 total tackles (5.0 solo). He also logged a sack.

-Senior Adrian Colbert recorded 6.0 tackles and a team-high 6.0 solo tackles. Colbert also had two pass breakups and 1.0 tackle for loss.

-Senior Rayshawn Jenkins logged his 29th career start. His 29 career starts are the most on the Miami defensive unit.

 

SPECIAL TEAMS INDIVIDUAL NOTES

-Junior kicker Michael Badgley finished with a pair of field goals, connecting from 43 and 38 yards out.

-Badgley a is a perfect 15-of-15 in field goal attempts from in-between 40-49 yards during his UM career.

-Senior punter Justin Vogel finished the game with seven punts for 314 yards (44.9 avg.). Vogel’s longest punt of the game was 59 yards. He now has 10 punts of over 50 yards on the season.

-Freshman Zach McCloud blocked his first career punt in the third quarter.  


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