Breaking down and analyzing the 2021 Miami Hurricanes football schedule with the best and worst case scenarios.
2021 Miami Football Schedule
Full schedule analysis with best and worst scenarios below
Sept. 4 Alabama (in Atlanta)
Sept. 11 Appalachian State
Sept. 18 Michigan State
Sept. 25 Central Connecticut
Sept. 30 Virginia
Oct. 9 OPEN DATE
Oct. 16 at North Carolina
Oct. 23 NC State
Oct. 30 at Pitt
Nov. 6 Georgia Tech
Nov. 13 at Florida State
Nov. 20 Virginia Tech
Nov. 27 at Duke
Dec. 4 ACC Championship (in Charlotte)
Games vs. The Atlantic: at Florida State, NC State
Missed Teams From The Atlantic: Boston College, Clemson, Louisville, Syracuse, Wake Forest
Miami Hurricanes Football Schedule Analysis: Starting your season off with Alabama is never a positive, and the Hurricanes aren’t taking it easy with Appalachian State and Michigan State – fine, so it’s not that bad, especially compared to Alabama – before getting a week off again Central Connecticut. However, considering the date against the Tide is in Atlanta, there isn’t a true road game until mid-October.
However, the Canes have to go to North Carolina and Pitt, and the date with Florida State is on the road. There aren’t two home games in a row among the last seven.
Miami Hurricanes Football Schedule Best Case Scenario: 10-2. The Canes will almost certainly drop the opener to the Tide, and assume a misfire at North Carolina or maybe against Virginia Tech or NC State, but that’s about it. There isn’t a game that’s not winnable after Week 1, and if Miami is sharp, it can roll through the slate. Or …
Miami Hurricanes Football Schedule Worst Case Scenario: 7-5. Start with the loss to Bama, and it could get worse with Michigan State rising up in Hard Rock for a win. Throw in a loss at North Carolina, add a few defeats against maybe Virginia Tech or at Pitt, and on the wrong day there could be a loss at Florida State on the way to a wildly disappointing run.