Miami Hurricanes Identifiable Struggle on Offense.

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 24: Malik Rosier /
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When a defensive coordinator forcibly rips your running game away from you it’s like confiscating a toddler’s teddy bear. With the security blanket of a run game not there, the passing game is going to be naked for the whole world to see.

On Friday vs. the Pitt Panthers, the ugly naked truth was that quarterback play cost the Miami Hurricanes its chance at an undefeated regular season. Rosier was 15 of 36 on the day good for only a 41.7% completion percentage.

It was Rosier’s 3rd game this season where he completed less than 50% of his passes. (41.5% vs UNC, 43.2% vs. FSU) by, comparison Brad Kaaya only had one game under 50% last year. A 34-14 win at Virginia where he completed 48.3% of his passes.

Rosier woefully missed a couple potential deep touchdowns to Jeff Thomas and Ahmmon Richards. Rosier also missed a wide open Braxton Berrios on a 3rd down when he inexplicably threw to the wrong side on a corner route. That was 17 to 21 potential points right there.

The Hurricane signal-caller couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a boat on the high seas. He even threw balls to dirt monsters on Richt signature staple bubble screens. His decision matrix was also flawed. He obviously didn’t eat the blue pill when he almost threw a pick-six on a halfback screen to Travis Homer.