Van Dyke leads Miami to narrow win

by Gary Shelton on October 16, 2022

in general

Sunday, 3 a.m.

Don't judge the impact of Miami quarterback Tyler Van Dyke solely on his statistics.

Oh, Van Dyke is pretty good with the numbers, too. He threw for 351 yards Saturday. In the last two weeks, he has 747 passing yards.

Saturday, however, part of Van Dyke's afternoon included a clock-eating drive at the end of the game, including a nine-yard run for a first down in Miami's 20-14 victory over Virginia Tech.

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The Hurricanes dominated much of the afternoon, building a 20-0 lead. Tech scored twice in the fourth period to come within six points with 3:20 to play.

Colbie Young caught nine passes for 110 yards.

The Hurricanes are now 3-3 on the season. They are home Saturday against Duke at 12:30 p.m.

LSU 45, Florida 35: For the Gators, it was simply a case of too much Jayden Daniels.

Daniels, the LSU quarterback, accounted for six touchdowns Saturday night as LSU invaded the swamp and came away with a 10-point win.

Daniels threw for three scores and ran for three more to lead the Tigers. For the night, he threw for 349 yards, 115 of them to Kayson Boutte.

The Tigers took a 42-21 lead into the final period, but Florida cut the margin on an 81-yard run by Anthony Richardson and an 80-yard drive. The Gators seemed to have the ball back on an interception, but a roughing-the-passer call against enabled LSU to keep the ball.

The Gators play Georgia on October 29th at 3:30 p.m.

Clemson 34, FSU 28: The fourth-ranked Tigers scored 20 straight points to blow open their ACC game and win their seventh straight over FSU going away.

FSU had taken early leads of 7-0 and 14-7, but Clemson quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei threw for three touchdowns to lead his team to the victory. Uiagalelei passed for 203 yards.

The Seminoles scored the last two touchdowns of the game to make it closer. FSU quarterback Jordan Travis threw for touchdowns of six and 25 yards. For the game, Travis passed for 254 yards and ran for 64.

FSU is shoe against Georgia Tech on Oct. 29.

Tulane 45, USF 31: The Bulls are getting better, but they still do the things that bad football teams do.

They give up big runs. They draw silly penalties. They tackle poorly.

It all caught up to USF Saturday in a 45-31 loss to Tulane. The Bulls gave it a shot against the 6-1 Green Wave, but losing starting quarter Gerry Bohanon and surrendering 564 yards of total offense was too much to overcome.

The Bulls were tied at 17 in the third period, but Tulane scored four second-half touchdowns.

USF plays at Houston on Saturday.

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