I'd like to start off this post commemorating the Hurricanes 33-17 trampling of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets by quoting from this random NCAA message board:
"Miami starts off 0-4, and is very lucky to come up with 6 wins and a bowl bid."
"I would even go as far as saying you lose to UCF which means you start the season 1-5."
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"Miami will start off at 0-4. Add South Fla, and Wake Forest and Miami has 6 losses."
Haters. They're gonna hate. But, players, as 3LW once noted, they're gonna play.
Which is exactly what the Hurricanes did last night, in a performance that not only should have anyone predicting a 0-4 start eating (amongst other things) some serious hat, but also snapping a 0-4 losing streak against GT. The defense performed, holding GT's rushing yards at 95, and the offense is starting to shine thanks to QB Jacory Harris and Mark Whipple on the sidelines. Some fans might grumble at a perceived lack of focus in the 4th, wanting to see a run up on the score. But come on, we're not the Gators. We've got some class.
The Canes head to Virginia Tech next week, in a game that now has huge ACC implications. Winning in Blacksburg is a scary proposition for any team, but we beat them last year, and after this undefeated start against ranked opponents, VT shouldn't be taking the Canes lightly.