2004 Miami Hurricanes football
Peach Bowl champion
Florida Cup champion
Peach Bowl, W 27–10 vs. Florida
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
2004 record9–3 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDan Werner (1st season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorRandy Shannon (4th season)
Base defense4–3 Cover 2
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 72,319)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech $   7 1     10 3  
No. 15 Florida State   6 2     9 3  
No. 11 Miami   5 3     9 3  
No. 23 Virginia   5 3     8 4  
North Carolina   5 3     6 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4     7 5  
Clemson   4 4     6 5  
NC State   3 5     5 6  
Maryland   3 5     5 6  
Wake Forest   1 7     4 7  
Duke   1 7     2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Hurricanes' 79th season of football and 1st as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Larry Coker and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 9–3 overall and 5–3 in the ACC to finish in a three-way tie for third place. They were invited to the Peach Bowl where they defeated Florida, 27–10.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 108:00 pmNo. 4 Florida StateNo. 5ABCW 16–10 OT78,622
September 181:00 pmLouisiana Tech*No. 4
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
CSSW 48–053,721
September 236:45 pmat Houston*No. 4ESPNW 38–1336,698
October 23:30 pmat Georgia TechNo. 4ABCW 27–355,000
October 147:45 pmNo. 20 Louisville*No. 3
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 41–3863,715
October 237:45 pmat NC StateNo. 4ESPNW 45–3155,600
October 307:00 pmat North CarolinaNo. 4ESPN2L 28–3158,000
November 67:45 pmClemsondaggerNo. 11
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNL 17–24 OT55,225
November 133:30 pmat No. 10 VirginiaNo. 18ABCW 31–2163,701
November 2012:00 pmWake ForestNo. 9
  • Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 52–741,315
December 41:00 pmNo. 10 Virginia TechNo. 9
ABCL 10–1662,205
December 317:30 pmvs. No. 20 Florida*No. 14ESPNW 27–1069,332
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Game summaries

Louisville

#18 Louisville at #3 Miami (FL)
1 234Total
Louisville 7 1777 38
Miami (FL) 7 01420 41
  • Date: October 14
  • Location: Orange Bowl
  • Game start: 7:30 p.m. EST

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