Every Miami Hurricanes WR All-American season

There have been seven all-american season by six wide receivers at the position in Miami Hurricanes history.
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Beginning with Frank McDonald in 1954, six Miami Hurricanes wide receivers have been named All-American seven times. Bill Miller in 1960 and 1961 was the only Miami WR to earn All-American twice as listed on the Hurricanes website. Santana Moss is the most recent Miami All-American WR in 2000.

Eddie Brown in 1984 and Kevin Williams in 1984 are the only other Miami WRs to be named All-Americans per the official website. Miami only lists first-team All-Americans on its website and in the most recent media guide published for the 2023 season.

McDonald finished his Miami career with 69 receptions for 855 yards. Those were the Miami records with McDonald concluded his career. Miami was 16-13 from 1952 through 1954 with McDonald as the leading receiver. Miami finished 8-1 in 1954 during McDonald's All-American season.

Bill Miller was the first Miami consensus All-American WR and the first player to be named twice for the Hurricanes at wideout. In his first All-American season in 1960 Miller had 26 receptions for 413 and five TDs. Miller exceeded his 1960 All-America season with 44 receptions for 648 yards and two TDs as a consensus All-American in 1961.

Brown was on the first Miami national championship team in 1983 when he had 30 receptions for 640 yards and five TDs. Brown had a breakout season in 1984 with 59 receptions for 1,114 yards and nine TDs. The 1,114 yards receiving by Brown in 1984 were the first time in Miami history a receiver had over 1,000 yards in a single season.

Kevin Williams was an explosive player for Miami from 1990 through 1992. Williams had 65 receptions for 851 yards and five TDs, 78 punt returns for 1,039 yards and 24 kick returns for 498 yards. Williams' return prowess earned him first-team All-American and the kickoff and punt returners of the year in 1991.

Santana Moss might be the most dynamic player in Miami's history. Moss remains the all-time leader in Miami history with 2,546 receiving yards, is tied for fifth with Michael Irvin with 143 career receptions and ranks seventh all-time in Hurricanes history with 19 TD receptions.

Moss was named a first-team All-American as a senior in 2000 with 45 receptions for 748 yards and five TDs with six carries for 201 yards and a score and 36 punt returns for 655 yards and four more end zone trips. No one in Miami history was as dangerous with the ball in his hands on offense and special teams.

Next. Restrepo can set UM receiving records in 2024. Restrepo can set UM receiving records in 2024. dark

The list of Miami WRs who have not been named All-American reinforces how impressive this list is. Irvin, Reggie Wayne and Andre Johnson are among the great Miami WRs who were not named All-Americans. Xavier Restrepo has a chance to challenge to be an All-American in 2024.