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Postgame Notes - Miami Game

Nov. 18, 2017

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Virginia Game Notes

Miami 44, Virginia 28
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium

Team Notes

  • UVA is 6-9 all-time against Miami
  • UVA is 2-5 all-time against the Hurricanes in Miami
  • UVA is 1-5 all-time at Hard Rock Stadium
  • UVA scored a touchdown on its opening drive of the game. It is the fourth time this season and third game in a row UVA scored on its opening possession
  • UVA blocked a punt (Charles Snowden) for the second time this season (at Pitt)

Player Notes

  • CB Bryce Hall recorded his first career sack in the first quarter
  • WR Joe Reed’s 75-yard touchdown reception was a career long
  • Reed’s 81 receiving yards were a career high
  • QB Kurt Benkert notched his 8th career pass of 50 yards or more, placing him No. 4 all-time at UVA
  • With four touchdowns against Miami, Benkert has 25 for the season which puts him No. 2 all-time at UVA on the single-season list
  • With 384 passing yards, Benkert recorded his 15th 200-yard passing game of his career, tying him for No. 2 all-time at UVA with Shawn Moore.
  • Benkert has thrown for at least three touchdowns in 10 of his 21 career starts, including six times this season
  • Benkert surpassed 300 passing yards in a game for the fourth time in his career and third time this season
  • Benkert has 2,876 passing yards this season, which ranks No. 3 all-time at UVA for a single season. Only Matt Schaub has thrown for more yards in a season at UVA. Schaub had 2,976 in 2002 and 2,952 in 2003
  • TB Lamont Atkins caught his first collegiate pass for 11 yards and a first down in the first quarter
  • With six receptions, WR Olamide Zaccheaus extended his active reception streak to 27 games
  • Zaccheaus’ six receptions give him 76 for the season, passing Taquan Mizzell (75, 2015) for No. 2 on UVA’s single-season reception list
  • Zaccheaus has 148 career receptions, which ranks No. 4 all-time at UVA
  • TB Daniel Hamm’s 26-yard touchdown reception was the first receiving touchdown of his career




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