Miami football vs. Miami (Ohio): week one game information

Oct 22, 2022; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 22, 2022; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami football team will begin season two of the Mario Cristobal era on Friday night versus Miami (Ohio). Miami is 15-0 in home openers at Hard Rock Stadium. Miami leads the all-time series versus Miami (Ohio) 3-0. In the three games, Miami has outscored Miami (Ohio) 101-33.

Miami finished 6-7 in 2022. UAB defeated Miami (Ohio) 24-20 in the Bahamas Bowl to finish the 2022 season. Friday night is the first time Miami is opening the season versus a Group of Five opponent since a 31-14 victory over UAB in 2020. Miami won 70-13 over Bethune-Cookman in the 2022 season opener.

The Miami football program has a lot of new faces in 2023. Miami hired seven new coaches and has 41 new players to its 2023 roster. Defensive coordinator Lance Guidry from Marshall via Tulane and offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson from Houston are the most prominent additions for Miami in 2023.

The Mid-American Conference media picked Miami (Ohio) to finish second in the East Division behind their arch-rival Ohio University. Miami was picked fifth in the ACC. Safety Kamren Kinchens, offensive lineman Javion Cohen and K Andres Borregales were all named to the preseason All-ACC team.

"Miami football versus Miami (Ohio): Game informationFriday, September 1, 2023| 7 PM ET | ACC NetworkMiami Gardens, Fla.| Hard Rock Stadium (65,326)GAME ONEMIAMI (OHIO) REDHAWKS (0-0, 0-0 MAC)HEAD COACH: Chuck Martin (Millikin, 1990) | CAREER: 119-66 (16th season) | AT MIAMI (OHIO): 45-59 (10th)MIAMI HURRICANES (0-0, 0-0 ACC)HEAD COACH: Mario Cristobal (Miami, 1993) | CAREER: 67-67 (12th season) | AT MIAMI: 5-7 (second)Broadcast InformationTelevision (ACC Network)• Jay Alter (play-by-play)• Rene Ingoglia (color)Flagship Radio (560 WQAM)• Joe Zagacki (play-by-play)• Don Bailey, Jr. (color)• Josh Darrow (sideline)Miami football information courtesy of MiamiHurricanes.Com"

The Miami-Miami (Ohio) game can be streamed live on Fubo TV.

Friday night Miami Gardens Weather Forecast

Fri 01 Night 79°|Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms mainly before midnight. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Courtesy The Weather Channel

Miami (Ohio) is a good test for Miami in the season opener. The Redhawks are one of the best teams in the MAC. After losing several games they were significantly favored in 2022, Mario Cristobal should have the Hurricanes’ attention in the season opener. Miami has to be focused and ready for Miami (Ohio).

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The Hurricanes need to get off to a good start versus the Redhawks. A slow start by Miami on Friday night will likely bring a chorus of boos from the fanbase. A week before hosting Texas A&M, Miami needs to build momentum. The game against the Aggies is critical in year two of the Cristobal era.