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1985 Miami Hurricanes football
Sugar Bowl, L 7–35 vs. Tennessee
ConferenceIndependent
1985 record10–2
Head coachJimmy Johnson (2nd season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 75,500)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
No. 15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 #5 Florida Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 23–35   80,277
September 14 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 48–20   15,411
September 28 at Boston College Sullivan StadiumFoxborough, MA W 45–10   31,864
October 5 at East Carolina Ficklen Memorial StadiumGreenville, NC W 27–15   34,511
October 12 Cincinnati Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 38–0   30,164
October 19 at #3 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC W 27–14   73,102
October 26 Louisville #15 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 45–7   31,761
November 2 at #10 Florida State #11 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 35–27   61,250
November 9 at Maryland #8 Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD W 29–22   62,350
November 23† Colorado State #4 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 24–3   35,035
November 30 Notre Dame #4 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL CBS W 58–7   49,236
January 1 vs. #8 Tennnessee #2 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 7–35   77,432
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Miami's 600th game in school history was against Colorado State.

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Game notesEdit

Notre DameEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Notre Dame 0 7 0 0 7
Miami (FL) 13 14 10 21 58

Miami scored the most points in a game since 1967. The Hurricanes scored on their first four possessions, the fifth was ended when time ran out of halftime and then they proceeded to score the first four times they got the ball in the second half.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 2011 Miami football record book.
  2. Eugene Register-Guard. 1985 Dec 1.
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