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1996 Miami Hurricanes football
Big East Co-Champions
Carquest Bowl Champions
Carquest Bowl, W 31–21 vs. Virginia
ConferenceBig East
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 14
1996 record9–3 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachButch Davis
Offensive coordinatorLarry Coker
Defensive coordinatorBill Miller
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,476)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#13 Virginia Tech §   6 1         10 2  
#14 Miami §   6 1         9 3  
#21 Syracuse §   6 1         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   3 4         4 7  
Boston College   2 5         5 7  
Rutgers   1 6         2 9  
Temple   0 7         1 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were coached by head coach Butch Davis and competed in the Big East Conference.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31* 1:30 PM at Memphis #11 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN SUN W 30–7   32,096
September 7* 4:00 PM The Citadel #11 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL W 52–6   35,747
September 12 8:00 PM at Rutgers #10 Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN W 33–0   29,379
September 28 12:00 PM Pittsburgh #10 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL ESPN+ W 45–0   32,747
October 12* 3:30 PM #3 Florida State #6 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 16–34   75,913
October 19* 7:00 PM East Carolina #12 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL ESPN L 6–31   31,909
October 26 7:00 PM at #12 West Virginia #25 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN W 10–7   66,948
November 2 12:00 PM at Temple #22 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 57–26   8,608
November 16† 3:30 PM #21 Virginia Tech #18 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL CBS L 7–21   38,814
November 23 12:00 PM Boston College #25 Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL CBS W 43–26   34,540
November 30 3:30 PM at #16 Syracuse #23 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY CBS W 38–31   49,426
December 27* 7:30 PM vs. Virginia #19 Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, FL (Carquest Bowl) TBS W 31–21   46,418
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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