2004 Miami Hurricanes football team

The 2004 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Hurricanes' 79th season of football and 1st as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Larry Coker and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 9–3 overall and 5–3 in the ACC to finish in a three-way tie for third place. They were invited to the Peach Bowl where they defeated Florida, 27–10.

2004 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Peach Bowl champion
Florida Cup champion
Peach Bowl, W 27–10 vs. Florida
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
2004 record9–3 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachLarry Coker (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorDan Werner (1st season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorRandy Shannon (4th season)
Base defense4–3 Cover 2
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 72,319)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech $   7 1         10 3  
No. 15 Florida State   6 2         9 3  
No. 11 Miami   5 3         9 3  
No. 23 Virginia   5 3         8 4  
North Carolina   5 3         6 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         6 5  
NC State   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   1 7         4 7  
Duke   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 108:00 pmNo. 4 Florida StateNo. 5ABCW 16–10 OT78,622
September 181:00 pmLouisiana Tech*No. 4
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
CSSW 48–053,721
September 236:45 pmat Houston*No. 4ESPNW 38–1336,698
October 23:30 pmat Georgia TechNo. 4ABCW 27–355,000
October 147:45 pmNo. 20 Louisville*No. 3
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 41–3863,715
October 237:45 pmat NC StateNo. 4ESPNW 45–3155,600
October 307:00 pmat North CarolinaNo. 4ESPN2L 28–3158,000
November 67:45 pmClemson No. 11
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNL 17–24 OT55,225
November 133:30 pmat No. 10 VirginiaNo. 18ABCW 31–2163,701
November 2012:00 pmWake ForestNo. 9
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 52–741,315
December 41:00 pmNo. 10 Virginia TechNo. 9
ABCL 10–1662,205
December 317:30 pmvs. No. 20 Florida*No. 14ESPNW 27–1069,332
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Game summariesEdit

LouisvilleEdit

#18 Louisville at #3 Miami (FL)
1 234Total
Louisville 7 1777 38
Miami (FL) 7 01420 41
  • Date: October 14
  • Location: Orange Bowl
  • Game start: 7:30 p.m. EST

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