If Miami is going to have a chance to beat not only Virginia Tech, but any of its next four opponents, the Hurricanes are going to have to play better run defense.
Miami is allowing 202.25 rushing yards per game and ranks No. 104 in the country in rushing defense. The Hokies are averaging 196 yards on the ground. Georgia Tech leads the nation with 378. UNC is third in the ACC with 178, and Virginia is fourth with 177.
And there you have Miami’s next four opponents, all of whom have tailbacks ranked among the top-10 leading rushers in the conference.
What does Miami need to do better to improve that leaky D?
“Okay, Heather, No. 1, we have to tackle better,” coach Al Golden said. “Okay. No. 2, we need to force and contain the ball
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