Miami 16
Florida State 14

January 1, 2004 – Pro Player Stadium
In-State Rivals Meet in Bowl
The 2004 Orange Bowl saw one of the fiercest annual rivalries meet for the first time in a bowl setting. The Hurricanes Jarrett Payton ran for 131 yards in his final collegiate performance to take home the MOP. Freshman kicker Jon Peattie converted three field goals and the Miami defense shut out Florida State in the second half in a 16-14 win.
The ‘Canes win marked the fifth straight win over their in-state rivals; their longest stretch over Florida State since 1957. The Seminoles loss was their second consecutive bowl loss, marking the first time that happened since the 1979-80 seasons. Like several other Orange Bowl games, the outcome was decided by a kicker.
Not only did Peattie hit a career-long 51-yarder to give the Hurricanes the lead in the third quarter, but Florida State’s Xavier Beitia missed a 39-yarder with 5:30 to play.


  Miami FSU
First Downs 16 10
Rushing Attempts 48 32
Rushing Yards 218 110
Passes Attempted 29 19
Passes Completed 14 6
Had Intercepted 2 1
Passing Yards 157 96
Total Offense 375 206
Punts/Avg. 5/25.2 7/43.6
Fumbles/Lost  2/1 2/1
Penalties/Yards 5/40 10/85


Miami 3 10 3 0 - 16
Florida State 0 14 0 0 - 14

MIAMI: Peattie 32-yard FG; FSU: Booker 9-yard run (Beitia Kick); FSU: Henshaw 7-yard pass from Rix (Beitia Kick); MIAMI: Moss 3-yard run (Peattie Kick); MIAMI: Peattie 44-yard FG; MIAMI: Peattie 51-yard FG MOP: Jarrett Payton (Miami)
Miami Head Coach: Larry Coker
Florida State Head Coach: Bobby Bowden



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