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Ring of Honor – Class of 1997

#10 George Mira, Sr.

Quarterback (1961-63)

Native of Key West, FL…two-time All-American (1962-63), “The Matador” led the `Canes to a pair of bowl games and set nearly every passing record at Miami…threw for 348 yards during a snow storm against Nebraska in Yankee Stadium’s 1962 Gotham Bowl…finished fifth in the 1962 Heisman balloting.

#42 Jim Dooley

Halfback (1949-51)

A Miami native who was a 60-minute player, Dooley started both ways as a junior and senior…All-American in 1951 and first player to have jersey retired…set several season and career interception records and rushed for 147 yards on 27 attempts in 20-14 win over Florida in 1950…topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark in his Miami career.

#89 Ted Hendricks

Defensive End (1966-68)

A native of Guatemala but raised in Miami, “The Mad Stork” became one of the most feared pass rushers in college football…UM’s only three-time All-American (1966, ’67 & ’68), Hendricks finished his Hurricane career as the leading all-time tackler and was voted fifth for the 1968 Heisman.

#14 Vinny Testaverde

Quarterback (1982-86)

A soft-spoken Elmont, NY native, Testaverde’s Hurricane career was characterized by humility, patience, persistence, outstanding natural ability and a serious commitment toward team success… rewrote nearly every Miami passing and total offense record en route to winning the University’s first Heisman Trophy in 1986…he played in only one losing regular-season game and was a consensus All-American selection after serving for three years in a back-up capacity to Miami quarterback legends Jim Kelly and Bernie Kosar… completed 413 of 674 career passing attempts for 6,058 yards and 48 touchdowns in two years as the Miami starting quarterback…led the Hurricanes to back-to-back New Year’s Day bowl games at the Sugar and Fiesta Bowls.