The Hurricanes return to action on Saturday, December 27 as they will compete in the 2014 Duck Commander Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisina. Miami's bowl game appearance will mark the 38th time the Hurricanes have competed in a bowl game that means something.
The Hurricanes own a 19-18 overall record in 37 previous bowl games. Miami’s appearance in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl marks the second-consecutive season in which it has competed in the postseason.
MIAMI HURRICANES (6-6, 3-5 ACC) vs. South Carolina (6-6, 3-5 SEC)
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 • 3:30 p.m. ET • ABC • Shreveport, La. • Independence Stadium
Miami leads the all-time series with South Carolina by an 8-5-2 margin... The last matchup between the two teams came back in 1987 with the Hurricanes earning a 20-16 victory at home... Miami has won each of the last six meetings... The Hurricanes have not lost to South Carolina since 1947.
ABC • Dave Neal, PxP • Andre Ware, Analyst • Laura Rutledge, Sideline Reporter
WQAM 560 AM • Joe Zagacki, PXP • Don Bailey Jr., Analyst • Josh Darrow, Sideline Reporter
SPORTS USA • Eli Gold, PXP • Charles Arbuckle, Analyst
RADIO CARACOL 1260 AM • Roly Martin, PXP • Pepe Campos, Analyst • Joe Martinez, Analyst
CANES VS. THE SEC
• Miami’s matchup with South Carolina marks a rare meeting between the Canes and a team from the Southeastern Conference.
• Since 1990, Miami has played just 10 games against teams from the SEC. Six of those 10 games have come against Florida. The Canes own a 6-4 record in those contests.
• Arkansas (1991), Alabama (1992), Tennessee (2003) and LSU (2005) are the only other SEC teams Miami have faced since 1990.
19 SENIORS TO SUIT UP FOR THE FINAL TIME
• 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 and Ryan Williams will suit for the final time as Hurricanes in the 2014 Duck Commander Independence Bowl.