Micron PC Bowl
The Miami football team played in two games at what is now their home field. Miami beat Virginia 31-21 in the 1996 Carquest Bowl and North Carolina State 46-23 in the 1998 Micron PC Bowl. Then known as Pro Player Stadium, the Dolphins home field first hosted a bowl game in 1990 known as the Blockbuster Bowl.
The 46-23 Miami win over North Carolina State in the 1999 Micron PC Bowl had 1,092 yards of total offense. Miami had 594 total yards. Scott Covington threw for 320 yards and two TDs, Edgerrin James ran for 156 and Santana Moss had five receptions for 141. Covington was named the Micron PC Bowl MVP.
Tremain Mack earned the MVP of the 1996 Carquest Bowl with fumble and interception returns for TDs and a blocked field goal. Miami defeated Virginia despite being outgained 455-369. Miami finished the 1996 season 9-3 in their second season under Butch Davis. Miami lost to Florida State, East Carolina, and Virginia Tech.
MPC Computers Bowl
Miami defeated Nevada 21-20 in the 2006 MPC Bowl in what turned out to be the last game under Larry Coker. Kirby Freeman was the Miami MVP going 11-19 for 272 yards with two TDs and one interception. The 2006 MPC Bowl was the 10th edition of a game known under multiple names.