Miami football ACC schedule released North Carolina October 16

Dec 5, 2020; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 5, 2020; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports /
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Miami football schedule game-by-game analysis

Virginia September 30

Miami has defeated Virginia the last two seasons and won five of the last six against the Cavaliers. The last three Miami Virginia games have been low scoring defensive-oriented outcomes. Miami won 19-14 in 2020 and 17-9 in 2019. That was preceded by a 16-13 victory for UVA in 2018.

At North Carolina October 16

While the 2020 season was a revenge tour to avenge most of their 2019 losses, North Carolina is the only game on the 2021 Miami football schedule the Hurricanes will have a chance to avenge a defeat from the 2020 season.

Miami does not play Clemson or Oklahoma State who handed Miami their other two 2020 losses.

North Carolina State October 23

Miami won games in 2020 against five of their final six opponents of 2021. North Carolina State will play at Hard Rock Stadium for the first time since 2012. Miami leads the all-time series 10-5-1.

The Hurricanes have won three in a row against the Wolfpack and seven of the last 10. NC State last defeated Miami in 2008.

Pittsburgh October 30

Miami travels to Pittsburgh following their game against North Carolina State. The Hurricanes have played the Panthers more than any other out of state opponent. Miami leads Pittsburgh 28-11-1 and has won 21 of their last 24 matchups including three in a row. The Hurricanes won 31-19 at home in 2020.

Georgia Tech November 6

Miami was scheduled to play Georgia Tech on December 12 in the final game of the 2020 regular season but the game was canceled because of a COVID-19 outbreak with the Yellow Jackets. Miami has not defeated Georgia Tech since 2017. Those two losses were preceded by wins in eight of the last nine in the series.