Quarterback Brock Berlin completed 27 of 41 passes for 340 yards to lead the comeback. Frank Gore rushed for 127 yards on 24 carries and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12 yard run with 1:44 left to play. The Hurricanes defense intercepted a last second pass to preserve the victory.
Devin Hester started the fireworks for the evening by returning the opening kickoff 97 yards to ignite the Orange Bowl crowd ! Kevin Beard had 7 receptions for 164 yards and Kellen Winslow had 5 catches for 35 yards.