Boxscore
Virginia 41, Miami 40
Saturday, November 10, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Scott Stadium
Attendance - 45870

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 14 10 7 9 40
Virginia 21 7 0 13 41

Recap


Virginia 41, Miami (Fla.) 40: Michael Rocco threw four touchdown passes, including a 10-yard strike to tight end Jake McGee with 6 seconds left, as the Cavaliers defeated the visiting Hurricanes.

Rocco was 29-of-37 for 300 yards and took the Cavaliers (4-6, 2-4 ACC) on an 87-yard drive in 16 plays to win their second straight after six consecutive losses. McGee leapt in the back of the end zone and got one foot down for his fifth touchdown of the season.

Freshman running back Duke Johnson rushed for 150 yards, threw for a score and ran a kick back 95 yards for another for Miami (5-5, 4-3), which lost its third straight to Virginia. Miami quarterback Stephen Morris threw three touchdown passes, including second-half strikes to Clive Walford and Phillip Dorsett to give the Hurricanes a 38-28 lead.

Rocco threw his second touchdown pass to Darius Jennings, this one from 5 yards, to bring Virginia within 38-35 with 5:33 left. Rocco was called for intentional grounding in the end zone with 4:19 remaining, but the Cavaliers’ defense held and gave him one more chance.

Allen Hurns caught a pair of touchdown passes, one each from Morris and Johnson, in the first half as the Hurricanes battled their way to a 24-21 lead. Virginia scored touchdowns on four of its first five possessions to take a 28-24 halftime lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Miami was without three starters on defense. LB Eddie Johnson was suspended for violating team rules, while LB Denzel Perryman and S Deon Bush were held out with injuries. … Rocco set a school record with 18 straight completions. … Johnson had 216 yards on kickoff returns. … Virginia’s Dominique Terrell had nine catches for 127 yards.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:00
Virginia   TD  Virginia 7 - Miami 0
1st Quarter - 8:32
Miami   TD  Virginia 7 - Miami 7
1st Quarter - 5:33
Virginia   TD  Virginia 14 - Miami 7
1st Quarter - 5:21
Miami   TD  Virginia 14 - Miami 14
1st Quarter - 1:40
Virginia   TD  Virginia 21 - Miami 14
2nd Quarter - 14:56
Miami   TD  Virginia 21 - Miami 21
2nd Quarter - 8:16
Miami   FG  Virginia 21 - Miami 24
2nd Quarter - 4:00
Virginia   TD  Virginia 28 - Miami 24
3rd Quarter - 7:52
Miami   TD  Virginia 28 - Miami 31
4th Quarter - 11:38
Miami   TD  Virginia 28 - Miami 38
4th Quarter - 5:33
Virginia   TD  Virginia 35 - Miami 38
4th Quarter - 4:19
Miami   S  Virginia 35 - Miami 40
4th Quarter - 0:06
Virginia   TD  Virginia 41 - Miami 40
TEAMS

Team Records

  Miami Virginia
W/L 5 - 5 - 0 4 - 6 - 0
Conference 4 - 3 - 0 2 - 4 - 0

Team Stats

  Miami Virginia
Score 40 41
First Downs 20 27
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-10
40%
9-for-14
64%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 420 482
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 33-233 33-94
Average/Rush 7.1 2.8
Passing
Comp-Att 18-26 40-52
Passing Yards 187 388
Average/Pass Play 7.2 7.2
Penalties-Yards 6-42 6-35
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 23:46 36:14

PLAYER STATS

Miami (5 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Morris 17/25 179 3 0
D. Johnson 1/1 8 1 0
Virginia (4 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Rocco 29/37 300 4 0
P. Sims 11/14 88 0 0
P. Jones 0/1 0 0 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 16 150 9.4 0
M. James 12 52 4.3 0
S. Morris 5 31 6.2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Parks 12 42 3.5 1
D. Jennings 1 21 21.0 0
C. Richardson 3 12 4.0 0
M. Rocco 4 7 1.8 0
P. Sims 3 6 2.0 1
P. Jones 10 6 0.6 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
P. Dorsett 6 103 17.2 1
A. Hurns 4 37 9.2 2
M. James 2 17 8.5 0
C. Walford 2 13 6.5 1
H. Waters 1 8 8.0 0
D. Johnson 1 6 6.0 0
D. Johnson 1 4 4.0 0
M. Hagens 1 -1 -1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Terrell 9 127 14.1 0
T. Smith 3 65 21.7 0
D. Jennings 7 57 8.1 2
P. Jones 7 37 5.3 0
K. Parks 4 36 9.0 0
J. McGee 4 26 6.5 1
E. Scott 3 25 8.3 0
M. Gooch 1 7 7.0 1
C. Phillips 1 6 6.0 0
Z. Swanson 1 2 2.0 0
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