After beginning the year 7-0, things have quickly took a tailspin for the Miami Hurricanes. After being blown out by Florida State, they went on to lose their next game to Virginia Tech and then, even worse to some, they were downed by Duke. Yes, a Miami football team lost to a Duke football team in real life.
Today, the Hurricanes are hoping to get a little bit of confidence back as they welcome in the Virginia Cavaliers into Sunlife Stadium. Without question, Virginia may be the worst team overall in the ACC, so there’s a good chance that the ‘Canes can get back on track with a win.
Well, that is if they don’t make some crucial mistakes. Such as letting Virginia get the edge on some key special teams plays. You know, like they inexplicably did early on in this one.
Miami was forced to punt early in the first quarter and the Cavs actually got a pretty decent return out of it:
Naturally, that was not something head coach Al Golden wanted to see with the way things have gone lately, and he showed the frustration after the play: