· DATE: Saturday, October 28 TIME: 3:30 p.m. TV: ABC
· Miami is coming off a 20-15 victory over Duke. Georgia Tech is coming off a 31-7 loss to Clemson.
· Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 7-4 including a 14-10 victory last year at the Orange Bowl.
QB #3 Kyle Wright LT #77 Reggie Youngblood RB #5 Javarris James LG #72 Andrew Bain FB #88 Chris Zellner C #78 Anthony Wollschlager WR #9 Lance Leggett RG #71 Derrick Morse WR #83 Sam Shields RT #64 Jason Fox TE #82 Greg OlsenOther Key Players: QB Kirby Freeman, RB Tyrone Moss, WR Ryan Hill, TE DajLeon Farr, OT Chris Rutledge, FB James Bryant, OL Alex Pou
Keep your eye on: Leggett, who had a career-high 131 yards last week.
LE #98 Baraka Atkins CB #4 Glenn Sharpe LT #99 Kareem Brown CB #19 Brandon Meriweather RT #95 Bryan Pata FS #1 Kenny Phillips RE #81 Calais Campbell SS #35 Lovon Ponder WLB #55 Glenn Cook MLB #50 Darryl Sharpton SLB #52 Tavares GoodenOther Key Players: DT Teraz McCray, DE Eric Moncur, LB Jon Beason, CB Chavez Grant
Keep your eye on: Sharpton, who will make his first career start.
HURRICANES (23.4 ppg, 12.7 pag) QB Kyle Wright 1325 yards 62% 7 TD 4 INT RB Javarris James 416 yards 5.8 avg 3 TD WR Lance Leggett 28 receptions 412 yards 2 TD WR Sam Shields 21 receptions 319 yards 3 TD FS Kenny Phillips 40 tackles, 4 INT DE Calais Campbell 26 tackles, 3 sacks KR Rashaun Jones 20.5 KR, 10.2 PR, 0 TD K Jon Peattie 5-9 FG, long 50, 19-19 XP YELLOW JACKETS (25.6 ppg, 18.3 pag) QB Reggie Ball 1046 yards 51% 11 TD, 323 rush yds RB Tashard Choice 550 yards 4.7 avg 6 TD WR Calvin Johnson 35 receptions 559 yards 8 TD WR James Johnson 22 receptions 300 yards 2 TD LB KaMichael Hall 49 tackles, 3 sacks LB Philip Wheeler 48 tackles, 5 sacks K Travis Bell 4-9 FG, long 47, 23-23 XP
When Miami has the ball…
RB #5 Javarris James vs. LB #35 KaMichael Hall
James must be able to run the ball for Miami to win and Hall is Georgia Tech's top tackler.
When Georgia Tech has the ball…
WR #21 Calvin Johnson vs. UM Secondary
Johnson is arguably the nation's top receiver and UM's pass defense is 55th allowing 195 yards a game. This is a statement for the UM defensive backs including CB Brandon Meriweather, CB Glenn Sharpe, and FS Kenny Phillips.
· LB Jon Beason - Questionable, knee
· S Anthony Reddick - Out, suspension
· LB Colin McCarthy - Out, hamstring
· WR Darnell Jenkins - Out, knee
· WR Ryan Moore - Out, not physically ready
· LB Romeo Davis - Out for season, knee
NEXT GAME - November 4 vs. Virginia Tech, 8 pm
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