The first four inductees into the University of Miami Football Ring of Honor - QB George Mira (1961-63), HB Jim Dooley (1949-51), DE Ted Hendricks (1966-68) and QB Vinny Testaverde (1982-86) - were recognized on November 1, 1997, during halftime of the Miami/Arkansas State game.

In addition to their names adorning the facade of the Orange Bowl, these four former Hurricanes had their jerseys retired at the ceremony. They are the only football jersey numbers retired by the University of Miami.

 #10 George Mira QB 1961-63

 CAREER STATISTICS
  PASSING RUSHING
 YEAR GP GS COMP ATT PCT YDS TD INT LG ATT YDS AVG TD LG
 1961 9 8 74 151 49.0 906 8 6 44 66 173 2.7 3 21
 1962 10 10 122 260 46.9 1,572 10 16 39 73 166 2.3 3 36
 1963 10 10 172 334 51.5 2,155 10 14 47 59 163 2.8 2 37
 TOTALS 29 28 368 745 49.4 4,633 28 36 47 198 502 2.5 8 37

 #42 Jim Dooley HB 1949-51

 CAREER STATISTICS
  RUSHING RECEIVING DEFENSE
 YEAR ATT YDS AVG TD LG NO YDS AVG TD LG INT YDS
 1949 13 68 5.2 1 - 3 53 17.7 1 - 2 68
 1950 98 530 5.4 2 36 10 127 12.7 0 - 5 5
 1951 89 431 4.9 2 43 5 70 14.2 1 18 10 76
 TOTALS 200 1,029 5.1 5 43 18 250 13.9 2 - 17 149
   Career passing efficiency: 104.37            

 #89 Ted Hendricks DE 1966-68

 CAREER STATISTICS
 DEFENSE
 YEAR GP GS UT
AT TT FR INT YDS
 1966 10 10
66 34
100
3 0 0
 1967 10 10 83
44
127
4
1 15
 1968 10 10 69
22
91
5
1 1
 TOTALS 30
30 218
100 318 12
2 16

 #14 Vinny Testaverde QB 1982-86

 CAREER STATISTICS
 PASSING
 YEAR GP GS COMP ATT PCT YDS TD INT LG
 1982 2 0 5 12 41.7 79 13 0 25
 1983  Redshirt season
 1984 6 0 17 34 50.0 184 0 1 19
 1985 11 11 216 352 61.4 3,238 21 15 88
 1986 10 10 175 276 63.4 2,557 26 9 56
 TOTALS 29 21 5.1 5 43 18 48 25 88
   Career passing efficiency: 152.80