Miami football at Florida State: Game, weather information and coaching matchups

Nov 2, 2019; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Mandatory Credit: Melina Myers-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 2, 2019; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Mandatory Credit: Melina Myers-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football team will travel to Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee to play Florida State on Saturday. Miami currently has a three-game winning streak to improve to 5-4. Florida State has lost two in a row to drop to 3-6. The Seminoles have been incredibly streaky during the 2021 season.

Florida State began the 2021 season with four straight losses, rallied with three wins before dropping its last two games. Miami has won the last four games against Florida State. The Hurricanes have not lost in Tallahassee since 2015. Miami set a record for points scored in a 52-10 victory over Florida State in 2020.

The 52 points scored were the most by either program in the rivalry. Miami has dominated the series recently defensively. The Hurricanes allowed only 10 points against the Seminoles in each of the last two seasons. From 2016 through 2018 the Miami defense allowed only 20 points against Florida State.

Tyler Van Dyke will start at quarterback for Miami. Van Dyke is the fifth QB in five years to start for the Hurricanes against the Seminoles. With a win, Van Dyke will become the fifth Miami QB in a row to earn a victory in his first start against Florida State. Jordan Travis will likely start at QB for Florida State.

"Miami Football versus Florida State Game InformationSaturday, Nov. 13, 2021, 3:30 p.m. ET | ESPNTallahassee, Fla., Doak Campbell Stadium (79,560)MIAMI HURRICANES (5-4, 3-2 ACC)HEAD COACH: Manny Diaz (Florida State, 1995) | CAREER: 19-14 (third season) | AT MIAMI: 19-14 (third)FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES (3-6, 2-4 ACC)HEAD COACH: Mike Norvell (Central Arkansas, 2006) | CAREER: 44-27 (sixth season) | AT FLORIDA STATE: 6-12 (second)Courtesy Miami Hurricanes.Com"

Miami football versus Florida State All-Time series

Ending the seven-game losing streak against Florida State in 2017 has flipped the rivalry. Miami is now the program with a four-game winning streak against Florida State. The Hurricanes now have a 35-30 advantage all-time against the Seminoles. Miami is 16-10 against Florida State in Tallahassee.

Saturday Tallahassee Weather Forecast 

Temperature 71°
23 percent chance of rain
Partly cloudy skies. High 71F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Humidity 55 percent | UV Index5 of 10

Courtesy WeatherChannel.Com

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Florida State would benefit if it rains. The Seminoles’ offense is better when they are successful running. Miami has been explosive passing and running back Jaylan Knighton has benefitted from the Hurricanes deep passing game finding holes to run through. The Hurricanes should continue to thrive offensive versus Florida State.