Miami Hurricanes are Underdogs Against Virginia Tech, Maybe.

BLACKSBURG, VA - OCTOBER 20: Running back Travon McMillian
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Miami on the other hand awkwardly face planted dead smack on the runway and the obnoxious thud was heard nationally. The Miami Hurricanes left Chapel Hill with a win but ultimately took a bloody nose and two black eyes in perception. 24 was the right eye. 19 was the left eye.

The Hurricanes have played a lot of close games and needed its prescription of late-game heroics to be filled in order to remain victorious. An utterly convincing complete game dominant win is nowhere to be found on this schedule. Miami simply doesn’t have the style points Virginia Tech has.

Put away all that make up for a second and let’s look at a quick hitting stripped down position by position breakdown.


The Miami Hurricanes Malik Rosier has 17 touchdowns, four interceptions. Virginia Tech’s Josh Jackson has 17 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Jackson is more accurate on the year completing 62 percent of his passes versus Rosier’s 56 percent.  Rosier has gained more yardage with his feet this year and averages 41 yards more a contest through the air. Edge:

Rosier has thrown this season for 2,071 yards in seven games. Jackson has thrown for 2,032 in eight games. Rosier has run for 269 yards and two touchdowns. Jackson 193 and two touchdowns.