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1988 Miami Hurricanes football
Orange Bowl champions
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 2
1988 record11-1
Head coachJimmy Johnson
Defensive coordinatorDave Wannstedt
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 75,500)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 3 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 5 West Virginia           11 1 0
Southern Miss           10 2 0
No. 13 Syracuse           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
Louisville           8 3 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Northern Illinois           7 4 0
Pittsburgh           6 5 0
Memphis State           6 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southwest Louisiana]]           6 5 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Akron           5 6 0
Penn State           5 6 0
Tulane           5 6 0
Louisiana Tech           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulsa           4 7 0
Boston College           3 8 0
Cincinnati           3 8 0
East Carolina           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Virginia Tech           3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was Jimmy Johnson's final season as the Hurricanes head coach.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 #1 Florida State #6 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL CBS W 31–0   77,836
September 17 at #15 Michigan #1 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 31–30   105,834
September 24 Wisconsin #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 23–3   48,311
October 1 Missouri #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 55–0   40,654
October 15 at #4 Notre Dame #1 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN CBS L 30–31   59,075
October 22 Cincinnati #4 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 57–3   44,107
October 29 at East Carolina #4 Ficklen Memorial StadiumGreenville, NC W 31–7   29,400
November 5† Tulsa #3 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 34–3   38,196
November 19 at #11 LSU #3 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN W 44–3   79,528
November 26 #8 Arkansas #3 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL CBS W 18–16   63,271
December 3 BYU #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 41–17   59,637
January 2 vs. #6 Nebraska #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Orange Bowl) NBC W 23–3   79,480
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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Game notesEdit

Florida StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Florida State 0 0 0 0 0
Miami (FL) 3 14 7 7 31

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MichiganEdit

#1 Miami (FL) at #15 Michigan
by Quarter1234 Total
Miami (FL) 7 7 0 17 31
Michigan 3 17 3 7 30

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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Steve Walsh, Sammy Baugh Trophy[5]

Jack Harding University of Miami MVP AwardEdit

  • Steve Walsh, QB[6]

Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bill HawkinsDefensive End 121 Los Angeles Rams
Cleveland GaryRunning Back 126 Los Angeles Rams
Bubba McDowell Defensive back3 77 Houston Oilers
Mel Bratton Running Back7 180 Denver Broncos
Rod Carter Linebacker10 252 Dallas Cowboys
Randy Shannon Linebacker11 280 Dallas Cowboys
Steve Walsh (selected in Supplemental Draft)Quarterback 11 Dallas Cowboys
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ReferencesEdit

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