University of Miami

After FSU, Miami to play Virginia Tech at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Sun Life

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that the Virginia Tech at Miami game will be played at Sun Life Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Oct 17 and will be aired by ESPNU.

After Miami’s first ACC game at Florida State (4-0, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday, the Hokies (2-3, 0-1 ACC) will be UM’s first Coastal Division opponent.

Virginia Tech has lost two game in a row, including Saturday’s 17-13 loss at home to ACC opponent Pittsburgh.

FSU has beaten Boston College (3-2, 0-2) and Wake Forest (2-3, 0-2) the past two games, both on the road.

As of Monday, the Seminoles were favored by 10 points.


The official UM pregame celebration will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St., Tallahassee. To purchase tickets, go to


UM will have to contend with ACC Player of the Week Trey Marshall, who earned the ACC’s Co-Defensive Back of the Week honors Monday for a team-leading 11 tackles and a pass breakup in FSU’s 24-16 win over Wake Forest. Marshall played safety and nickel back and led the defense when starters Terrance Smith and Nate Andrews left the game with injuries.

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