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1992 Miami Hurricanes football
Big East Champions
Sugar Bowl, L, 13–34 vs. Alabama
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1992 record11–1 (4–0 Big East)
Head coachDennis Erickson
Defensive coordinatorSonny Lubick
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,712)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Miami 4 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
#21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5* 8:00 PM at #23 Iowa #1 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 24–7   70,397
September 19* 4:00 PM Florida A&M #1 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL W 38–0   74,292
September 26* 4:00 PM Arizona #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 8–7   47,049
October 3 12:00 PM at #3 Florida State #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 19–16   77,338
October 10* 12:00 PM at #7 Penn State #2 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC W 17–14   96,704
October 17* 4:00 PM TCU #2 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 45–10   42,915
October 24 12:00 PM at Virginia Tech #1 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ABC W 43–23   51,423
October 31 7:30 PM West Virginia #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL ESPN W 35–23   51,246
November 14 12:00 PM Temple #1 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL BEN W 48–0   41,212
November 21 3:30 PM at #8 Syracuse #1 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ABC W 16–10   49,857
November 28* 7:30 PM at San Diego State #1 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA ESPN W 63–17   52,108
January 1* 8:30 PM vs. #2 Alabama #1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 13–34   76,789
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Gino Torretta, Davey O'Brien Award[2]
  • Gino Torretta, Heisman Trophy[3]
  • Gino Torretta, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[4]
  • Gino Torretta, Maxwell Award
  • Gino Torretta, Walter Camp Award[5]

Jack Harding University of Miami MVP AwardEdit

  • Michael Barrow, LB[6]
  • Gino Torretta, QB[7]

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ryan McNeilDefensive Back 233 Detroit Lions
Kevin Williams Wide Receiver 2 46Dallas Cowboys
Michael Barrow Linebacker2 47 Houston Oilers
Darrin Smith Linebacker2 54 Dallas Cowboys
Lamar Thomas Wide Receiver3 60 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Horace Copeland Wide Receiver4 104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Carlos Etheridge Tight End6 157 Indianapolis Colts
Gino Toretta Quarterback7192 Minnesota Vikings
Jessie Armstead Linebacker8207 New York Giants
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ReferencesEdit

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