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1995 Miami Hurricanes football team

The 1995 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1995 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Hurricanes' 70th season of football and 5th as a member of the Big East Conference. The Hurricanes were led by first-year head coach Butch Davis and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 8–3 overall and 6–1 in the Big East to finish as conference co-champion. They served a one-year bowl ban due to NCAA sanctions that were levied at the end of the season.[1]

1995 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Big East co-champion
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
APNo. 20
1995 record8–3 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachButch Davis (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorLarry Coker (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Miller (1st season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,476)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
No. 20 Miami (FL) +   6 1         8 3  
No. 19 Syracuse   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         5 6  
Boston College   4 3         4 8  
Rutgers   2 5         4 7  
Temple   1 6         1 10  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 28:00 PMat UCLA*No. 12ABCL 8–3160,091
September 94:00 PMFlorida A&M*No. 19W 49–357,721
September 2312:00 PMat Virginia TechNo. 17BENL 7–1351,206
October 77:30 PMat No. 1 Florida State*ESPNL 17–4180,350
October 147:30 PMRutgers
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
BENW 56–2119,747
October 2112:00 PMat PittsburghBENW 17–1628,794
October 284:00 PMTemple 
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 36–1228,147
November 412:00 PMBaylor*
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPN2W 35–1432,655
November 1112:00 PMat Boston CollegeBENW 17–1444,500
November 184:00 PMWest Virginia
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 17–1243,409
November 257:30 PMNo. 22 SyracuseNo. 25
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 35–2447,544
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons Alma Mater
Butch Davis Head Coach 1st Arkansas (1973)
Larry Coker Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 1st Northeastern Oklahoma State (1970)
Bill Miller Defensive Coordinator 1st Texas-Arlington (1978)
Pete Garcia Recruiting Coordinator 1st Miami (1984)
Chuck Pagano Defensive Backs 1st Florida (1956)
Rick Petri Defensive Line 3rd Missouri-Rolla (1976)
Art Kehoe Offensive Line 11th Miami (1982)
Don Soldinger Running Backs 6th Memphis (1967)
Randy Shannon Linebackers 4th Miami (1989)
Charlie Williams Wide Receivers 3rd Colorado State (1982)

Support staffEdit

Name Position Seasons Alma Mater
Dale Hulett Strength & Conditioning 1st SUNY-Cortland (1978)
Rob Chudzinski Graduate Assistant 2nd Miami (1990)
Rusty Medearis Graduate Assistant 1st Miami (1993)

RosterEdit

1995 Miami Hurricanes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 11 Scott Covington Fr
WR 7 Jammi German So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 52 Ray Lewis Jr
LB 45 Twan Russell Jr
DB 23 Duane Starks Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

StatisticsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Cmp Att Pct Yards TD INT
Ryan Clement 119 201 59.2 1,638 7 10
Ryan Collins 34 60 56.7 478 3 2
Scott Covington 22 42 52.4 324 3 2
Dyral McMillan 1 1 100.0 25 1 0

RushingEdit

Player Att Yards Avg TD
Danyell Ferguson 212 1,069 5.0 12
Dyral McMillan 81 322 4.0 3
Ryan Clement 36 -76 -2.1 1
Trent Jones 28 125 4.5 2
Ryan Collins 18 36 2.0 1
Derrick Harris 16 42 2.6 1
Scott Covington 9 -20 -2.2 0
Carlo Joseph 5 27 5.4 1
Tony Gaiter 3 21 7.0 0
Jammi German 1 7 7.0 0
Nick Williams 1 3 3.0 0

ReceivingEdit

Player Rec Yards Avg TD
Jammi German 41 730 17.8 3
Yatil Green 25 476 19.0 2
Danyell Ferguson 22 248 11.3 1
Gerard Daphnis 14 236 16.9 2
Omar Rolle 12 175 14.6 1
Syii Tucker 12 134 11.2 3
Derrick Harris 10 77 7.7 0
Carlo Joseph 8 51 6.4 0
Dyral McMillan 7 56 8.0 0
Magic Benton 6 149 24.8 2
Chris C. Jones 6 40 6.7 0
Trent Jones 5 53 10.6 0
Tony Gaiter 4 5 1.3 0
Jermaine Chambers 4 35 8.8 0

1996 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ray Lewis Linebacker 1 26 Baltimore Ravens
Derrick Harris Running Back 6 175 St. Louis Rams

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kauffman, Michelle (December 2, 1995). "Miami Bowled Over by NCAA Possible Orange Bid Ends As Sanctions Cut 24 Scholarships, Too". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved September 21, 2012.