The ACC Coastal Division leading Miami Hurricanes return home Saturday to Sun Life Stadium to host NC State at 12:01 p.m. EDT on ESPNU.Below is every fan's #GameDayPrep for Saturday's game:
Complete list of 2012 Miami Alumni Watch Parties
Saturday's game will air live on ESPNU. It will re-air on Sunday, Sept. 30 (6 p.m.) and Monday, Oct. 1 (7:30 p.m.) on CSS. It will also be available in the premium content area on HurricaneSports.com.
COACH TO CURE MD SET FOR SEPT. 29 WEEKEND
The Miami and N.C. State coaching staffs will be wearing Coach to Cure MD patches this week to raise awareness and funding for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research. Fans are encouraged to donate online at www.CoachtoCureMD.org or donate $5 by texting CURE to 90999. This is the fifth year of the Coach to Cure MD program and has now surpassed the million dollar mark for donations. The program is a partnership between Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the American Football Coaches Association.
STUDENT BUS SCHEDULE
Buses will leave the University of Miami campus from Stanford Circle and will begin departing 3 hours prior to kickoff.
All parking lots will be open four hours prior to kickoff at 8 a.m. Green preferred tailgate lots (3, 5A) will open five hours prior to kick (7 a.m.). Maroon, Purple, Blue, Orange and cash lots (if necessary) will open four hours prior (8 a.m.), while RV lots will open six hours prior at 6 a.m. Click HERE for Sun Life Stadium parking map.
SLS TAILGATING POLICIES
Tailgating is a big part of the gameday experience for many fans. For safety and enjoyment of all, we ask that you please follow these Tailgating tips:
- Occupy only ONE parking space per vehicle. Please do not save spaces for others.
- Tailgate directly behind your vehicle using the designated 8'x10' space outlined on the ground.
- Do not block the fire lane with tents or other items; the lane is needed for emergency response vehicles. Miami-Dade Police Officers will patrol these areas to ensure compliance.
- No box trucks, trailers, grills in-tow or any catering service from an outside source may be brought in.
- No kegs are allowed on the property. Anyone dispensing beer from a keg will be asked to leave and the keg will be confiscated.
- No golf carts or motorized scooters of any kind permitted.
- No generators, home speakers, banners and/or DJ's may be used.
- Please keep music volume low and do not play music with inappropriate language.
- Barbeque grills are allowed, open-flame fires are not permitted.
- Extinguish hot coals with water before leaving the area.
- Do NOT dispose of charcoal briquettes on the ground. After they are cold, place them in a plastic bag and deposit them in a trash bin.
- Clean up your area before entering the stadium to watch the game so it's safe for you and others.
Please remember that Sun Life Stadium is private property and our rules and regulations will be strictly enforced for the safety and convenience of our guests.
GATE INFORMATION | NEW SLS FAN CONDUCT RULES
All stadium gates will open at 10:30 a.m. All patrons will be wanded as they enter the stadium. To avoid long lines and congestion, please get to the stadium early. In an effort to expedite entry, each gate will have turnstiles for those fans without bags to check (express lanes).
TICKET INFORMATION | SUN LIFE STADIUM MAP | 3D STADIUM VIEW
Great seats are still available for the NC State game. Call 1-800-GO-CANES, visit HurricaneSports.com or stop by the BankUnited Center on campus Friday to get your tickets. The ticket office will be open until 5 p.m. On gameday, ticket offices at Sun Life Stadium will open at 8 a.m. at Gates B, D, F and H. Ticket/Media Will Call will open at 8 a.m. at Gate H.
STUDENT TICKET INFORMATION
Check out this infographic on how to get your student tickets.
Dr. Clyde B. McCoy will be the honorary captain for Saturday's game. He served the University of Miami and the Miller School of Medicine in a variety of roles for more than 36 years. He served as UM's Faculty Athletic Representative for 17 years.
The Hurricane Walk, the newest gameday Miami Hurricanes tradition. Hurricanes fans are invited to take part in the walk by forming a "human tunnel" from Gate H (southwest corner of SLS) to Gate A. Join your fellow Hurricanes, the Band of the Hour, Sebastian the Ibis and the spirit squads as the 2012 Miami Hurricanes football team walks from its arrival point into Sun Life Stadium. To take part in this event and welcome the Canes in grand fashion, make sure you are at Gate H by 10 a.m.
JUNIOR CANES CLUB
The University of Miami offers a special membership group for youth-aged Hurricanes fans. For only $10, Junior Canes Club members receive an official t-shirt, a drawstring bag and an official membership card. Exclusive contests and free admission to athletics events, including men's and women's basketball, soccer and volleyball games, will also be included in the annual membership. Junior Canes Club members will also receive an autographed picture of Sebastian and a seasonal athletics newsletter. Join today to be a part of the Canes and get all kinds of benefits and exclusive opportunities.
Date / Time: Sat., Sept. 29, 2012 / 12:01 p.m. EDT
Site: Miami Gardens, Fla. / Sun Life Stadium (74,916)
Play-by-Play: Tom Hart; Analyst: John Congemi
Local Radio: 560 WQAM
Play-by-Play: Joe Zagacki; Analyst: Don Bailey Jr.; Sideline: Josh Darrow
Spanish Radio: Caracol 1260 AM
Play-by-Play: Roly Martin; Analysts: Pepe Campos and Joe Martinez
Student Radio: 90.5 FM WVUM
Talent: Alex Schwartz, Corey Fujikawa, Chip Brierre
Satellite Radio: Sirius 136, XM 191 (UM broadcast)
Live Video: ESPN3
Live Stats: HurricaneSports.com
Twitter Updates: @HurricaneSports / @LosHuracanes
Series: Miami leads, 7-5-1
Miami: Miami leads, 5-4-1
Raleigh: Miami leads, 2-1
First Meeting: 1939 - W, 27-7
Last Meeting: 2008 - L, 28-38
Streak: NC State, 2 wins