Another close one: Miami rallies, beats Georgia Tech 33-30
Tyler Van Dyke threw three touchdown passes, Charleston Rambo had 210 receiving yards to nearly break the Miami single-game record and the Hurricanes continued their second-half surge with a 33-30 win over Georgia Tech. Van Dyke completed 22 of 34 passes for 389 yards.
King, defense help No. 9 Hurricanes beat Blue Devils 48-0
DURHAM, N.C. – Miami's offense needed a little bit of time to find its edge after the ninth-ranked Hurricanes' coronavirus-related layoff. When we got back together, obviously, I don’t think we missed a beat, and I think we grew as a team." Meanwhile, King and the rest of the offense shook off a bumpy first two drives by finishing with 524 total yards. Instead, they ended up with a matchup against the Hurricanes with a chance for a third straight series win. Duke: The Blue Devils visit Florida State next Saturday in a matchup bumped to make room for the Miami game.
No. 9 Miami rallies behind King, D to beat Va. Tech 25-24
D’Eriq King threw for 255 yards and a touchdown and ran for a score, rallying the Hurricanes to a 25-24 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Miami announced it had 13 players unavailable before the game, including three starters and several offensive linemen. Hendon Hooker paced Virginia Tech, throwing for 201 yards and rushing for 53 yards and a touchdown. “I hurt for them,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said of his players. Virginia Tech: The Hokies travel to Pittsburgh — if the Panthers are ready to play.
King’s 4 TD passes lead No. 13 Miami past Pittsburgh, 31-19
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami avoided the post-Clemson letdown and now can set its sight on remaining in the conference championship picture. “We were disappointed and a little bit angry coming off last week,” Miami coach Manny Diaz said. But Miami regained its double-digit advantage on King’s 45-yard touchdown pass to Mallory. “They make you earn every single thing.”The Hurricanes struck first on King’s 35-yard touchdown pass to Cam’Ron Harris midway through the first quarter. King connected with Mallory on a 6-yard score with 6:44 left in the second quarter for a 14-0 lead.