Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida A&M
The Miami Hurricanes lost their first game of the season to Louisville. On Saturday night, they host in-state FCS foe Florida A&M. Miami was 9-4 a year ago and lost to Louisville in the Russell Athletic Bowl, 36-9. Florida A&M was 3-9 in 2013 and is coming off an opening loss at Jackson State, 22-17.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPN3
Miami is 8-1 all-time against FAMU and has never lost to the Rattlers in Miami. The teams’ last meeting was Sept. 2, 2010, a 45-0 win for the Hurricanes.
True freshman Brad Kaaya was 17-for-29 for 174 yards and a touchdown in his first collegiate start for Miami on Monday. The 174 yards were the most by any true freshman quarterback in the nation in Week 1.
Miami has won eight straight games after a season-opening loss. The last time Miami opened a season 0-2 was in 1978.
Duke Johnson enters Monday's game 43 yards shy of becoming the ninth Miami running back to rush for 2,000 career yards. He is 119 yards behind eighth-place Edgerrin James.
The Hurricanes had four sacks against Louisville, matching their total for the last four games of last season.
Kicker Matt Goudis has converted nine straight field goal attempts.
Linebacker Denzel Perryman had 12 tackles against Louisville, three for loss. He only had five tackles for loss all of last season.
Six Miami players made their first career starts against Louisville—Kaaya, defensive linemen Calvin Heurtelou amd Tyriq McCord, offensive linemen Taylor Gadbois and Danny Isidora, linebacker Raphael Kirby.
Last week marked the third time in four seasons that Miami opened with a conference game.