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1999 Miami Hurricanes football team

The 1999 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1999 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Hurricanes' 74th season of football and 9th as a member of the Big East Conference. The Hurricanes were led by fifth-year head coach Butch Davis and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 9–4 overall and 6–1 in the Big East to finish in second place. They were invited to the Gator Bowl where they defeated Georgia Tech, 28-13.

1999 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 28–13 vs. Georgia Tech
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 15
1999 record9–4 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachButch Davis (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorLarry Coker (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorGreg Schiano (1st season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,476)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Virginia Tech $   7 0         11 1  
No. 15 Miami (FL)   6 1         9 4  
Boston College   4 3         8 4  
Syracuse   3 4         7 5  
West Virginia   3 4         4 7  
Pittsburgh   2 5         5 6  
Temple   2 5         2 9  
Rutgers   1 6         1 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 292:30 PMvs. No. 9 Ohio State*No. 12ABCW 23–1273,037
September 47:00 PMFlorida A&M*No. 8ESPN+W 57–354,147
September 183:30 PMNo. 3 Penn State*No. 8
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
CBSL 23–2774,427
September 256:00 PMat East Carolina*No. 9ESPN2L 23–2745,900
October 912:00 PMat No. 1 Florida State*No. 21ABCL 21–3180,976
October 2312:00 PMat Boston CollegeNo. 23CBSW 31–2844,084
October 3012:00 PMWest VirginiaNo. 23
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
CBSW 28–2030,310
November 612:00 PMat PittsburghNo. 22ESPN+W 33–338,710
November 137:30 PMat No. 2 Virginia TechNo. 19ESPNL 10–4353,130
November 2012:00 PMRutgers 
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 55–021,167
November 273:30 PMSyracuse
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
CBSW 45–1335,208
December 412:00 PMTempleNo. 23
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 55–020,319
January 112:30 PMvs. No. 17 Georgia Tech*No. 23NBCW 28–1343,416
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

RosterEdit

1999 Miami Hurricanes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 4 Najeh Davenport So
WR 6 Santana Moss Jr
QB 11 Ken Dorsey Fr
FB 18 Mondriel Fulcher Sr
RB 21 James Jackson Jr
RB 28 Clinton Portis Fr
G 62 Richard Mercier Sr
G 65 Martin Bibla So
T 73 Joaquin Gonzalez So
T 78 Bryant McKinnie Jr
WR 84 Andre King Jr
WR 87 Reggie Wayne Jr
TE 88 Bubba Franks Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 8 Mike Rumph So
FS 20 Ed Reed So
CB 22 Leonard Myers Jr
LB 44 Dan Morgan Jr
LB 48 Chris Campbell So
LB 52 Nate Webster Sr
DE 91 Matt Walters Fr
DT 92 Damione Lewis Jr
DE 93 Michael Boireau Sr
DE 94 William Joseph Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Game summariesEdit

Ohio StateEdit

Kickoff Classic: Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
1 2 34Total
Miami (FL) 7 16 0023
Ohio St 9 0 3012

at Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey

Florida A&MEdit

Penn StateEdit

East CarolinaEdit

Florida StateEdit

Boston CollegeEdit

1 234Total
• Miami (FL) 0 0724 31
Boston College 14 770 28

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ USA Today. Retrieved 2014-Nov-04.