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Miami-Notre Dame By the Numbers

A statistical breakdown of the Hurricanes-Irish Football Rivalry



    Miami-Notre Dame By the Numbers
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    0: Points scored in the team's 1965 meeting, a scoreless tie. The sixth-ranked Irish were the best team Miami faced that season, when the Canes went 5-4-1. It was the only game in which the Irish failed to score a point during the Ara Parseghian era.

    7: In 24 meetings with the Irish, Miami has won only 7. Notre Dame has 16 victories against the Canes, with the aforementioned tie in 1965.

    9: The number of Heisman Trophy winners produced by the two schools. QBs Gino Torreta and Vinny Testaverde brought home the hardware for UM in 1986 and 1992, respectively. Angelo Bertelli (1943), Johnny Lujack (1947), Leon Hart (1949), Johnny Lattner (1953), Paul Hornung (1956), John Huarte (1964), and Tim Brown (1987) have won the trophy for Notre Dame.

    11: The number of Notre Dame's consecutive victories over the Canes after the 1965 tie.

    16: Number of national championships claimed by both teams. Notre Dame has 11 to Miami's 5.

    22: Years since Miami and Notre Dame last faced off in the regular season. Notre Dame beat Miami 29-20 in South Bend in 1990.

    43: Yards needed for a first down when QB Craig Erickson connected with WR Randall Hill in one of UM's greatest plays during the third quarter of the teams' 1989 game. Miami went on to win 27-10, and would go on to win its third national championship.

    44: Points scored by the Irish in a shutout win in Miami in 1973. Ranked fifth in the nation at the time, Ara Parseghian's Irish would go win a national championship, their second under Parseghian.

    58: Points scored by Miami in a 1985 blowout win over Notre Dame. It was Irish coach Gerry Faust's last game with the school before he was fired and Lou Holtz took the helm.

    122: Number of first round NFL Draft picks from either school all-time. The Canes have 59 first-rounders to Notre Dame's 63.

    150: Miami outgained Notre Dame by 150 yards in the school's classic 1988 battle, but still lost 31-30 in one of the most heart-breaking losses in school history. Notre Dame went on to win a championship that season, while Miami finished second in the polls.

    2016: Following their October 6 game at Chicago's Soldier Field, Notre Dame and Miami will next meet in 2016, beginning a home-and-home series.