Numbers show Miami football offense improved significantly in 2023

The Miami football team improved significantly offensively by most measures in 2023.

Nov 18, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Hurricanes head coach Mario Cristobal looks on from
Nov 18, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Hurricanes head coach Mario Cristobal looks on from / Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
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Miami was 33rd, averaging 398.0 total yards per game versus Power Five opponents in 2023. In 2022, Miami was 74th, averaging 334.6 total yards per game versus Power Five opponents. Miami was 97th in 2022, averaging 347.5 yards per game versus FBS opponents. Miami improved from 9th in the ACC in total offense in 2022 to second in 2023.

Miami was 10th in the ACC in 2022, averaging 327.4 total yards per game versus conference opponents. The Hurricanes tied for fourth in 2023, with Clemson averaging 402.3 total yards per game versus ACC opponents. Miami improved their passing and rushing offense in 2023.

Passing Yards

Miami finished 60th nationally in 2022, averaging 239.1 passing yards per game. The Hurricanes were 58th in 2022, averaging 235.3 passing yards per game versus FBS opponents. Miami finished 60th in 2022, averaging 223.7 passing yards versus Power Five opponents. All of those numbers improved in 2023.

Miami was 43rd nationally, averaging 258.0 passing YPG in 2023. Miami was 47th nationally in 2023, averaging 250.4 passing YPG in 2023 versus FBS opponents. The Hurricanes finished 32nd nationally, averaging 254.2 passing YPG versus Power Five opponents in 2023.

Miami finished second in the ACC in passing YPG in 2023 and fifth in 2022. Against ACC opponents in 2022, Miami was fifth in the conference, averaging 224.5 passing YPG. Miami was fourth in 2023 versus ACC opponents, averaging 248.4 passing YPG in conference games.