Did Miami Hurricanes Winning Mask Imperfections?

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 7: Wide receiver Braxton Berrios
TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 7: Wide receiver Braxton Berrios /
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Rosier was eventually pulled in the fourth quarter. Evan Sheriffs came in and was incomplete on his two pass attempts and then sacked on third down. Rosier was back in on the next series.

Rosier told Richt after being sidelined.

"“I know I’m not in…But I’d really like the chance to lead this team back. These are my guys. He was like, ‘No, you’ll have to wait until next week.’”"

The Hurricanes have a largely young team. The lesson was hopefully learned by the Hurricanes. They have to come out with a sense of urgency against Clemson in the ACC Championship game next week. Rosier said:

"“That drive (for a late touchdown in the fourth quarter) was how the whole game should have been…We can’t wait that late to try to drive down the field and score, make some miraculous comeback.”"

Head Coach Mark Richt was asked if the Hurricanes were too confident or too complacent.

"I doubt it, but you get used to winning,…You get used to being behind a little bit and saying, ‘It’s going to be OK.’ That might have come into play somewhere along the way, but it came down to them playing better than us.”"

Now it all comes down to one final game with a spot in the College Football Playoff still within reach. If they can defeat Clemson, the Hurricanes are still likely to receive one of the four coveted spots. Rosier said:

“If we win and get in, great…If we win and we don’t, that’s something we have to live with. It was our play who got us where we’re at.”

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If Miami can defeat the Tigers it would be hard to deny a one loss ACC Champion. Miami and Clemson will kickoff at 8 PM ET from Charlotte next Saturday on ABC.