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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.

PREGAME PARTY

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 www.miami.edu/pregame.

PLAYER OF WEEK

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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