Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/11/14
The Hurricanes got their signature win in the second week of the season.How do you determine the progress of two teams in a game like the one we saw between Florida and Miami?In the 21-16 loss to Miami, we learned more about the ill-fated success of the Gators more than the uprising of the Hurricanes.While I thought Miami was better than people credited them with and the Gators would struggle more because of graduations, defections to the NFL and a lack of playmakers on offense and defense.Here are the good, the bad and the ugly of this contest.The GoodJust like Al Golden said, the Hurricanes beat a really good football game. The defense was on the field way too long, and the team gave it everything it had.This is a rivalry game and more importantly, Golden’s players grew up a little bit more on Saturday. While the Gators are taking steps to prove they are still a team of reckoning in the SEC, an ACC team and state rival punched them in the mouth and made them submit.This is the bes...
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