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Saturday night's loss to Virginia illuminated the Miami Hurricanes problems this season. The constant shuffling of the offensive line and inconsistencies at quarterback have hindered the Miami offense this season, particularly away from Hard Rock Stadium. Miami is 4-0 at home in 2018 and just 1-2 in away and neutral site games.
Jordan leads the Miami Hurricanes with 18 receptions, is third with 208 receiving yards and second with four touchdowns in seven games. The Freshman from Las Vegas was forced to step up when Junior Michael Irvin was lost for four months with a torn MCL during training camp in August.
Not only has Gerald Willis been one of the best stories of the Miami Hurricanes' season, he has also been their best player. On Monday, ESPN rewarded the defensive lineman for his monster first half by placing him on its midseason All-America team.
Miami is a long ways away from their preseason projections, as some predicted them to wind up in a NY6 bowl, or even in the College Football Playoff. Some were more realistic, but not many thought the 'Canes would be 5-2, with a loss to unranked Virginia through 7 games.
After second QB switch, Hurricanes coach Mark Richt says N'Kosi Perry still 'going to be a really great one'
For the second time this season, Hurricanes coach Mark Richt made an in-game quarterback change, benching redshirt freshman N'Kosi Perry and giving veteran Malik Rosier the chance to play at Virginia. Days later, Richt stressed he still has faith in Perry moving forward.
There has been a lot of speculation over the past few weeks about what ails the Miami Football program. The inconsistent play at quarterback, shuffling on the offensive line, the inconsistencies in the running game and questionable play calling have been some of the criticisms of the Hurricanes over the past few weeks.