The Hurricanes face the Panthers with their pride, reputation and possibly their head coach's job on the line in this ACC match-up.
So here we go with information from www.hurricanesports.com:
The Miami Hurricanes return to action on Saturday for the final regular season game of the year against Pittsburgh, a team the Hurricanes beat convincingly 41-31 last year.
Prior to Saturday's game, the Hurricanes will honor seniors: Raphael Akpejiori, Thurston Armbrister, Ricky Carroll, Anthony Chickillo, Hugo Delapenha, Phillip Dorsett, Jon Feliciano, Nantambu Fentress, Ladarius Gunter, Sean Harvey, Jake Heaps, Shane McDermott, Anthony Naser, Denzel Perryman, Olsen Pierre, Ronnie Regula, Jordan Tolson, Clive Walford, Ryan Williams.
MIAMI HURRICANES (6-5) vs. PITTSBURGH PANTHERS (5-6)
Saturday, 11.29.14 • ESPN2 • Sun Life Stadium (74,916)
Miami leads the all-time series with the Panthers by a 23-9-1 margin... The Hurricanes own a 12-4-1 advantage in home games against... Miami claimed the 2013 matchup at Pittsburgh, defeating the Panthers by a final score of 41-31... with five different Hurricanes scoring touchdowns.
ESPN2 • Joe Tessitore, PxP • Brock Huard, Analyst • Shannon Spake, Sideline Reporter
WQAM 560 AM • Joe Zagacki, PXP • Don Bailey Jr., Analyst • Josh Darrow, Sideline Reporter
RADIO CARACOL 1260 AM • Pepe Campos, PxP • Joe Martinez, Analyst
1. Duke Johnson needs just 34 more yards to become Miami’s all-time career leading rusher.
2. Johnson has out rushed Miami’s opponents by a 806-502 count in the last five games.
3. Miami owns a 5-1 record at home this season has outscored its opponents 232-121 in six home games.
4. Senior linebacker Denzel Perryman tied a career high last week at Virginia with 15 tackles.
5. Tight end Clive Walford is one of just two tight ends in the ACC to lead his team in receptions.
We recommend that the Hurricanes finish STRONG.
That or their head coach may NOT be here for long.