CORAL GABLES, Fla. In what head coach Al Golden called a survive and advance year, the Canes (7-5, 5-3) won a share of this years ACC Coastal Division after being pegged for fifth in the division during the preseason.
Miami wont be in the conference championship game in Charlotte on Saturday because the university imposed a second straight bowl ban in an attempt to try and lessen the severity of future NCAA penalties for compliance violations.
With eye on 2013, we take a closer look at the Hurricanes season.
What went right?
Junior quarterback Stephen Morris and freshman running back Duke Johnson -- who Tuesday was named ACC Offensive and Overall Rookie of the Year by the media -- gave next years opposing defenses a lot to be concerned about.
Morris completed 58.2 percent of his passes and threw for 3,345 yards with 21 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Johnson ran for 957 yards and averaged 6.9 yards per attempt.
They led an offense that averaged 441 yards and 31.4 points.