Canes Fall to Clemson
|Al Golden||Stacy Coley|
|Joe Brown||Malik Rosier|
|Deon Bush||Juwon Young|
|SCORE BY QUARTER|
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes fell behind early and could not recover Saturday afternoon at Sun Life Stadium, dropping their matchup with No. 6 Clemson 58-0.
The Tigers (7-0, 4-0 ACC) outgained the Hurricanes 567-146, and led 21-0 after the first quarter. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson finished the game 15-of-19 with 143 passing yards, and totaled 241 all-purpose yards.
Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya was 6-for-10 in just over a quarter of action, but was injured in the second quarter and did not return.
Junior WR Stacy Coley led all Hurricanes with 8 catches for 54 yards, while Rashawn Scott added 21 yards through the air.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Malik Rosier entered in Kaaya’s place, finishing the game 7-for-22 for 42 yards.
Redshirt freshman tight end David Njoku and sophomore linebacker Juwon Young both made the first starts of their respective careers in the loss. Young finished the game with a career-best 10 tackles (seven solo).
Miami (4-3, 1-2 ACC) returns to action Oct. 31 with a matchup against Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. from Durham, N.C.