Miami Hurricanes co- MVP's Andre Johnson (L) and quarterback Ken Dorsey celebrate at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Miami beat Nebraska 37-14 for the National Championship. (Photo by Jon Soohoo/WireImage)
Miami football bowl history: Every Bowl Game the Canes have ever played in
The Miami football program has played in 42 Bowl games with a record of 20-23. Miami has played in 17 different bowl games. The 10 appearances Miami has in the Orange Bowl is their most frequent postseason game. Miami is 6-4 all-time in the Orange Bowl. Miami has won three national championships in the Orange Bowl.
Appearances in the Cotton, Fiesta, Rose and Sugar Bowls bring appearances in major postseason games to 18. In addition to their 6-4 Orange Bowl Game record, the Miami football team is 1-0 in the Cotton Bowl, 0-4 in the Fiesta, 1-0 in the Rose Bowl and 2-2 in the Sugar Bowl. Miami is 6-6 all-time in major bowl games.
Butch Davis has the best bowl game record among Miami head coaches at 4-0. Davis’ successor, Larry Coker matched his win total with a 4-2 bowl record. Dennis Erickson is third among Miami football head coaches with three bowl wins and a 3-3 record. Jimmy Johnson finished 2-3 in bowl games at Miami.
Howard Schnellenberger was the only other Miami coach with multiple bowl wins for the Hurricanes. Schnellenberger finished 2-0 in the postseason for Miami. Seven other Miami coaches led the Hurricanes to multiple postseason appearances but won one or zero bowl games. Miami has not won a bowl game since 2016.
The longest bowl streak for Miami is 13 from the 1984 Orange Bowl through the 1996 Carquest Bowl. Miami has played in a varied list of bowl games from the Atlantic to Pacific coasts. Miami has played in bowl games in 10 different states. The Hurricanes have lost 10 of its last 11 bowl games dating to 2006.
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List of Miami Hurricanes bowl games
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Miami has played in 34 bowl games, going 18–16 for a .529 winning percentage. Its most common bowl destination has been the Orange Bowl , where the 'Canes have appeared 9 times and compiled a 6–3 record. Miami's most common opponent in bowl play has been Nebraska . The schools have met six times in bowl play, with the Hurricanes having a 4–2 record against the Cornhuskers.
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