FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Miami Announces 2017 Football Schedule
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami released its 2017 football schedule on Tuesday. The Hurricanes’ slate is highlighted by seven home games at Hard Rock Stadium.
Miami’s home schedule includes non-conference games against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2), Toledo (Sept. 23) and Notre Dame (Nov. 11). The Hurricanes will play host to ACC rivals Georgia Tech (Oct. 12, Thursday), Syracuse (Oct. 21), Virginia Tech (Nov. 4) and Virginia (Nov. 18).
The Hurricanes’ five road games in 2017 include trips to Arkansas State (Sept. 9), Florida State (Sept. 16), Duke (Sept. 29, Friday), North Carolina (Oct. 28) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 24, Friday) to close out the regular season.
Miami enters the 2017 campaign following a strong 2016 season where the Hurricanes posted a 9-4 record and closed out the year with five straight wins for the first time since 2001. Among the five straight wins to close out the year was a 31-14 victory in the Russell Athletic Bowl over West Virginia.
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2017 MIAMI FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Sept. 2 BETHUNE-COOKMAN
Sept. 9 at Arkansas State
Sept. 16 at Florida State
Sept. 23 TOLEDO
Sept. 29 at Duke (Fri.)
Oct. 7 OPEN
Oct. 12 GEORGIA TECH (Thu.)
Oct. 21 SYRACUSE
Oct. 28 at North Carolina
Nov. 4 VIRGINIA TECH
Nov. 11 NOTRE DAME
Nov. 18 VIRGINIA
Nov. 24 at Pitt (Fri.)
Home games in BOLD
Sept. 2: Bethune-Cookman
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 3-0
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 45-0, on Sept. 5, 2015
Games Played in Miami: Same
Of Note: Miami’s 2017 home opener marks the second time in the last three years the Hurricanes have opened a season at home against Bethune-Cookman.
Sept. 9: at Arkansas State
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 2-0
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 41-20, on Sept. 13, 2014
Games Played at Arkansas State: First meeting on the road with Arkansas State.
Of Note: This is the first game Miami will play in the state of Arkansas since its 1991 matchup with the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Sept. 16: at Florida State
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 31-30
Last Meeting: Florida State won in Miami, 20-19, on Oct. 8, 2016
Games Played at Florida State: Miami leads 14-10
Of Note: Each of Miami’s last three losses to Florida State have come by five points or less.
Sept. 23: Toledo
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 1-0
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 24-14, on Nov. 21, 1987
Games Played in Miami: Same
Of Note: In the first meeting between the two teams, Miami jumped out to a 17-0 first half lead against Toledo and never looked back.
Sept. 29: at Duke (Fri.)
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 12-2
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 40-21, on Nov. 26, 2016
Games Played at Duke: Miami leads, 6-1
Of Note: Miami has won 12 of the last 13 games against Duke.
Oct. 12: Georgia Tech (Thurs.)
All-Time Series: Series tied, 11-11
Last Meeting: Miami won at Georgia Tech, 35-21, on Oct. 1, 2016
Games Played in Miami: Miami leads, 5-2
Of Note: Miami has won seven of the last eight matchups against Georgia Tech. The Hurricanes last loss at home to Georgia Tech was in 2007.
Oct. 21: Syracuse
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 15-7
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 17-10, on Nov. 15, 2003
Games Played in Miami: Miami leads, 7-3
Of Note: Miami and Syracuse will face off against one another for the first time as members of the ACC. The two teams met every season from 1992-2003 as members of the BIG EAST Conference.
Oct. 28: North Carolina
All-Time Series: North Carolina leads, 10-9
Last Meeting: North Carolina won in Miami, 20-13, on Oct. 15, 2016
Games Played at North Carolina: North Carolina leads, 5-2
Of Note: Miami will look to snap its two-game losing streak to North Carolina. The last time Miami dropped three straight games against UNC was from 2007-09.
Nov. 4: Virginia Tech
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 20-14
Last Meeting: Virginia Tech won in Blacksburg, Va., 37-16, on Oct. 20, 2016
Games Played in Miami: Miami leads, 12-6
Of Note: The Hurricanes’ 37-16 loss at Virginia Tech was their largest defeat they suffered during the 2016 season.
Nov. 11: Notre Dame
All-Time Series: Notre Dame leads, 18-7-1
Last Meeting: Notre Dame won in South Bend, Ind., 30-27, on Oct. 29, 2016
Games Played in Miami: Tied, 6-6-1
Of Note: Miami welcomes Notre Dame to South Florida for the first time since 1989.
Nov. 18: Virginia
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 8-6
Last Meeting: Miami won at Virginia, 34-14, on Nov. 12, 2016
Games Played in Miami: Miami leads, 4-2
Of Note: The Hurricanes will look to capture their third straight win over Virginia. Miami has not defeated UVA in three straight games since the 1996, 2004 and 2005 matchups.
Nov. 24: Pittsburgh (Fri.)
All-Time Series: Miami leads, 25-10-1
Last Meeting: Miami won at home, 51-28, on Nov. 5, 2016
Games Played at Pittsburgh: Miami leads, 12-5
Of Note: Miami will close out the regular season against Pittsburgh for the fourth time in the last five years.
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