Miami Plays Nebraska in First Bowl Appearance in 33 Years

In 1983,The University of Miami played in the Orange Bowl. it was the Hurricanes’ first major bowl appearance in 33 years.  Their opponent was powerhouse Nebraska led by the great Mike Rozier.  The Cornhuskers went into that matchup on a two-year 24-game winning streak.   The Hurricanes came out like gangbusters and scored the first 17 points of the game, and led 31-17 after three quarters. Nebraska scored to make it 31-30 with 48 seconds left on the clock.  The Cornhuskers went for the win with a two-point conversion attempt and failed, and Miami won the national title.

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