Head Coach: Dennis Erickson (3rd season)
Stadium: Orange Bowl, Miami, FL
|10/19||Long Beach State||W||55-0||6-0|
|11/16||@ Florida State||W||17-16||9-0|
|11/23||@ Boston College||W||19-14||10-0|
|11/30||San Diego State||W||39-12||11-0|
|Orange Bowl (@ Orange Bowl, Miami, FL)|
- (1) - @ War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock, AR
This was Miami's first season as a member of the Big East Conference, which was also the first season the Big East began sponsoring football. Last year the Hurricanes were a 1-A independent.
The Hurricanes were named the AP National Champions this season, while the Washington Huskies were named national champions by the Coaches Poll.