Miami 44, North Carolina State 37

Date - Saturday, September 29, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Sun Life Stadium
Attendance - 38510

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
North Carolina State 7 7 7 16 37
Miami 23 0 7 14 44

Recap


Miami 44, North Carolina State 37: Junior quarterback Stephen Morris threw for a school- and ACC-record 566 yards with five touchdowns, including a 62-yarder to wide receiver Phillip Dorsett with 19 seconds left to give Miami a wild ACC victory over visiting North Carolina State.

Morris completed 26 of 49 passes to break the school passing mark of 485 yards set by Gino Torretta against San Diego State in 1991. His final one, coming after eluding a Wolfpack pass rusher and while rolling to his right, found Dorsett crossing behind a trio of North Carolina State defenders for the game-winner.

Dorsett finished with seven catches for 191 yards and two touchdowns, the sixth-best receiving performance in school history, while Rashawn Scott added six receptions for 180 yards and two touchdowns for Miami (4-1, 3-0).

The two teams combined for 1,288 yards in offense. North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon completed 24 of 42 passes for 440 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions.

North Carolina State (3-2, 0-1) fought back to tie the game at 37 with 1:58 to go on a career-best 50-yard field goal by Niklas Sade, who had earlier missed a PAT.

Miami jumped to a 23-7 first quarter lead, scoring three touchdowns and a safety over a 4:22 span. Morris had 271 yards passing in the first quarter, including touchdown passes of 14, 24 and 76 yards.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Morris broke the ACC mark of 545 passing yards in a game set by Wake Forest's Rusty LaRue against N.C. State in 1995. ... Miami's 23 first-quarter points were the most for the Hurricanes since they scored 27 against Temple in 2005 … Sade missed a PAT in the fourth quarter, snapping a streak 58 straight successful conversions.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:29
North Carolina State   TD  Miami 0 - North Carolina State 7
1st Quarter - 8:40
Miami   TD  Miami 7 - North Carolina State 7
1st Quarter - 8:28
Miami   S  Miami 9 - North Carolina State 7
1st Quarter - 6:52
Miami   TD  Miami 16 - North Carolina State 7
1st Quarter - 4:18
Miami   TD  Miami 23 - North Carolina State 7
2nd Quarter - 14:56
North Carolina State   TD  Miami 23 - North Carolina State 14
3rd Quarter - 8:14
North Carolina State   TD  Miami 23 - North Carolina State 21
3rd Quarter - 0:54
Miami   TD  Miami 30 - North Carolina State 21
4th Quarter - 10:23
North Carolina State   TD  Miami 30 - North Carolina State 27
4th Quarter - 8:00
Miami   TD  Miami 37 - North Carolina State 27
4th Quarter - 5:43
North Carolina State   TD  Miami 37 - North Carolina State 34
4th Quarter - 1:58
North Carolina State   FG  Miami 37 - North Carolina State 37
4th Quarter - 0:19
Miami   TD  Miami 44 - North Carolina State 37
TEAMS

Team Records

  North Carolina State Miami
W/L 3 - 2 - 0 4 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 3 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  North Carolina State Miami
Score 37 44
First Downs 30 26
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-12
33%
6-for-18
33%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 664 651
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 46-224 32-85
Average/Rush 4.9 2.7
Passing
Comp-Att 24-42 26-49
Passing Yards 440 566
Average/Pass Play 10.0 11.3
Penalties-Yards 14-100 4-20
Fumbles-Lost 4-4 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 1
Time of Possession 33:22 26:38

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Glennon 24/42 440 4 2
Miami (4 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Morris 26/49 566 5 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Creecy 19 120 6.3 1
S. Thornton 17 87 5.1 0
B. Barnes 7 44 6.3 0
M. Glennon 2 -19 -9.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 12 39 3.2 1
M. James 13 31 2.4 0
P. Dorsett 1 5 5.0 0
D. Botts 1 4 4.0 0
E. Clements 1 4 4.0 0
S. Morris 4 2 0.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Palmer 5 94 18.8 0
R. Smith 3 86 28.7 1
Q. Payton 2 83 41.5 0
B. Underwood 3 50 16.7 2
A. Watson 2 29 14.5 0
M. Carter 2 28 14.0 0
A. Talbert 1 19 19.0 0
T. Creecy 3 16 5.3 1
S. Thornton 1 14 14.0 0
B. Barnes 1 13 13.0 0
L. Winkles 1 8 8.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
P. Dorsett 7 191 27.3 2
R. Scott 6 180 30.0 2
A. Hurns 2 54 27.0 1
M. James 3 53 17.7 0
D. Johnson 1 41 41.0 0
D. Johnson 3 24 8.0 0
H. Waters 2 14 7.0 0
E. Clements 1 5 5.0 0
C. Walford 1 4 4.0 0