Whatever doubt there was surrounding the abilities of the Miami Hurricanes football team heading into Louisville has undoubtedly been eliminated.
In the first ranked meeting between two ACC teams this season, the No. 17 Miami Hurricanes travel to Louisville, Kentucky to face the No. 18 Louisville Cardinals.
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After defeating UAB last Thursday, the Hurricanes are ranked No. 17 in the AP Top 25 college football poll, the team’s highest ranking since 2018.
From watching the game on television, it looked like a normal football game was being played, but there was nothing normal about Miami’s Thursday night matchup against the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The redshirt senior quarterback accounted for 141 passing yards and 83 rushing yards, with one passing touchdown and one rushing touchdown. In doing so, he kept alive his FBS record streak of 16 consecutive games with both a passing and rushing touchdown.
The Hurricanes are hosting the University of Alabama at Birmingham (1-0) at 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium in the first Atlantic Coast Conference game of the season.
“I think we are just a little bit of a more connected team then we were a year ago.” Diaz said. “It has to do with people..I think that’s part of it. When you’re establishing a culture, sometimes it’s not for everybody.”