QB questions abound as No. 16 Miami hosts North Carolina
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami’s Mark Richt and North Carolina’s Larry Fedora fielded plenty of questions this week about their teams’ respective quarterback situations.
Neither offered much of an answer.
Will Miami start N’Kosi Perry for the first time and end Malik Rosier’s ...
For Miami’s N’Kosi Perry, the waiting game might be over
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The last time that Miami quarterback N’Kosi Perry started a real football game was 22 months ago, back when he was still in high school.
That might be about to change.
As if a short week wasn’t going to present enough challenges for the Hurricanes — who open ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Mark Richt’s decision to send quarterback N’Kosi Perry into the game on the Hurricanes’ third possession Saturday was easy.
His next decision might be tougher.
Perry came off the bench to ...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A few more performances like this, and maybe Malik Rosier will win over those skeptical Miami fans.
Rosier threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more, and the No. 21 Hurricanes outlasted upset-minded Toledo 49-24 on Saturday. Rosier was booed last weekend — during ...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Malik Rosier threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more, and No. 21 Miami outlasted upset-minded Toledo 49-24 on Saturday.
The Hurricanes (2-1) never trailed and led 21-0 late in the first half, but Toledo (1-1) twice pulled back to within a touchdown. Even then, ...
Rosier remains Miami’s starter, even after backups play well
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Booing is understandable in a 77-0 game. When it comes from fans on the winning side of that blowout, though, it might seem a bit peculiar.
Such is life for Miami quarterback Malik Rosier.
He was booed when his first third-down pass of the record-setting ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 22 Miami had nine players score touchdowns, won by the biggest margin in school history, had four quarterbacks lead scoring drives — and broke out the new and improved “turnover ...
No. 22 Miami looks for bounceback against Savannah State
Savannah State (0-1) at No. 22 Miami (0-1), 6 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra).
Line: No line.
Series record: Miami leads 1-0.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Miami desperately needs to get some kinks ironed out after Sunday’s 33-17 loss to LSU — a game where the Hurricanes trailed 33-3. ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Malik Rosier and the Miami Hurricanes had quite a breakout in coach Mark Richt’s second season with a 10-0 start.
The finish wasn’t all that good.
The No. 8 Hurricanes have their highest preseason ranking in 14 seasons despite ending 2017 with a three-game ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback Malik Rosier wears a large jersey on game days, enough to fit him and all of his protective gear quite comfortably.
This year, that shirt will also have to accommodate the proverbial chip on his shoulder.
“It’s very big,” Rosier ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This spring was a busy one around the Atlantic Coast Conference — especially for the returning quarterbacks who won division titles last season.
In a conference in which its only new head coach wasted no time getting comfortable in his new position and Louisville ...
Orange Bowl: Miami quarterback Malik Rosier has plenty to prove against Wisconsin
As Miami’s undefeated football season unraveled at Pittsburgh in the final week of the regular season, Malik Rosier briefly saw his grasp on the starting quarterback job do the same.
The coaching staff benched Rosier for a series in the fourth quarter with Miami trailing 17-7, and while ...
ACC QBs Bryant, Rosier face similar path to title game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The voids to fill were huge and the pressure enormous for both Clemson’s Kelly Bryant and Miami’s Malik Rosier. How would the backups fare when they were promoted to starters?
Quite well. Quite well, indeed.
No. 1 Clemson, No. 7 Miami vie for ACC Championship
No. 7 Miami (10-1, 7-1, ACC, CFP No. 7) vs. No. 1 Clemson (11-1, 7-1, ACC, CFP No. 1), ACC Championship, Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)
Line: Clemson by 9 ½.
Series record: Miami leads 6-4.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Win and you’re in. The ACC champion looks as if it has ...
Panthers hope season-ending upset is a springboard to 2018
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi and his coaching staff won’t spend the next month preparing for a bowl game but the recruiting trail after Pittsburgh’s first losing season in a decade. Narduzzi, however, will hit the road with momentum. And then some.
The Panthers finished an uneven 5-7, ...
Pittsburgh – Miami’s perfect season is over. The Hurricanes can only hope their shot at a spot in the College Football Playoff isn’t gone too.
Freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Pittsburgh stunned the second-ranked Hurricanes 24-14 on Friday. ...
No. 3 Miami storms past Virginia to remain unbeaten
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The undefeated season was slipping away, and so was any realistic chance Miami had of getting into the College Football Playoff and competing for a national championship.
That is, until seven seconds changed everything.
Just like that, a 14-point deficit was ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The undefeated season was slipping away, and so was any realistic chance Miami had of getting into the College Football Playoff and competing for a national championship.
That is, until seven seconds changed everything.
Just like that, a 14-point deficit ...
Miami in a rout: No. 7 Hurricanes roll No. 3 Irish, 41-8
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami is getting championship rings when this season is over.
Maybe, just maybe, the biggest kind.
The Hurricanes sent two very clear messages to the College Football Playoff committee Saturday night — that they’re worthy of being a national title contender ...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has seen quarterbacks like Malik Rosier of No. 7 Miami before.
He sees one every day at practice in his signal-caller, Brandon Wimbush.
“Rosier is a gritty kid, he finds way to make plays,” Kelly said of the 6-foot-1, 216-pounder. ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez flashed his turnover chain, Jennifer Lopez waved a pompom while dancing in her seat most of the night and 63,000 of their closest friends roared from start to finish.
No. 9 Miami faced its biggest test of the season and made it look ...
EDGE: VIRGINIA TECH
Yes, the Hokies have been a bit inconsistent on offense this season. Still, they rank second in the ACC in scoring, putting up 35.4 points per game, and fifth in rushing with 180 yards per game. Redshirt freshman quarterback Josh ...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Eighth-ranked Miami is still unbeaten, even if it isn’t coming easy.
Malik Rosier threw for a career-high 356 yards with three touchdowns to help the Hurricanes hold off North Carolina 24-19 on Saturday, though they struggled to put away an injury-riddled team ...
No. 8 Miami aims to stay unbeaten at North Carolina
No. 8 Miami (6-0, 4-0 ACC) at North Carolina (1-7, 0-5), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN2)
Line: Miami by 20.
Series record: UNC leads. UNC said it holds an 11-9 margin, Miami lists it at 10-9.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Miami has a chance to carry an unbeaten record into November. The ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Darrell Langham was going down, and so was No. 11 Miami.
Until they weren’t.
A Miami Miracle happened again - and the Hurricanes are still perfect this season. Langham’s 28-yard catch on a tipped ball that just happened to fall into his arms as he fell down ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With 1:24 remaining, it appeared Florida State had rallied again in the fourth quarter to beat No. 13 Miami and extend its winning streak over its Sunshine state rival.
Malik Rosier and the Hurricanes weren’t quite done, though.
The junior drove Miami 75 ...
No. 13 Miami looks to snap 7-game skid to Florida State
No. 13 Miami (3-0, 1-0 ACC) at Florida State (1-2, 1-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Miami by 3.
Series record: Miami leads 31-30.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
The game was originally scheduled for Sept. 16 but was pushed back three weeks due to Hurricane Irma. Many thought at ...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Malik Rosier got off to a fast start to help Miami take an early lead. The 14th-ranked Hurricanes’ defense took care of just about everything else.
Rosier threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score and Miami shut down Duke 31-6 on Friday night.
No. 14 Miami rallies in second half to beat Toledo, 52-30
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Mark Walton was in tears on the sideline, fearing that his season might be over because of whatever was causing the intense pain in his left ankle.
Vinny Scavo came to the rescue.
Turns out, a creative tape job from Miami’s head athletic trainer was all ...
No. 14 Miami ends its storm break, takes on unbeaten Toledo
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 14 Miami’s official stance is that the team wasn’t able to practice for more than a week because of Hurricane Irma.
That’s technically true. The full team wasn’t together.
But in actuality, quarterback Malik Rosier and some teammates practiced plenty. ...
It took Miami a little time to take control of the game, but once it did, there was no looking back.
The Hurricanes put up five touchdowns in the second and third quarters on their way to a 41-13 drubbing of Bethune Cookman.
Miami’s ground game led the day, recording two different ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami is probably going to beat Bethune-Cookman with ease, as would be expected when a team with Atlantic Coast Conference title aspirations plays against an FBS opponent.
That being said, the Hurricanes wouldn’t mind getting into some trouble.
No. 18 Miami ...
No. 18 Miami opens at home against Bethune-Cookman
Bethune-Cookman (4-6 in 2016) at No. 18 Miami (9-4), Saturday 12:30 p.m. ET (Raycom)
Line: No line.
Series record: Miami leads 3-0.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Malik Rosier gets his debut as the full-fledged starting quarterback for the Hurricanes, who spent most of camp trying to ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Testaverde, the son of Heisman Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde, is leaving Miami.
The younger Testaverde transferred into his father’s alma mater in January 2015, and never took a snap for the Hurricanes.
He was not in the top four quarterbacks on ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Malik Rosier’s only previous start for Miami was out of necessity.
This time, he earned the job.
Rosier was announced Tuesday as No. 18 Miami’s new starting quarterback, winning the right to take over for record-setting three-year starter Brad Kaaya. He beat ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami has big-time playmakers coming back at nearly every position, finally ended what was a 10-year drought between bowl wins and finished the season on a five-game winning streak.
That all sounds good.
But it pales when remembering that there isn’t a ...