Miami Captures GoDaddy.com Bowl, 35-21Jan 07, 2011
Austin Boucher threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns and Thomas Merriweather added 100 yards and scores on the ground to lead Miami to a 35-21 victory over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
Many other individual and team efforts pushed the RedHawks to a historic season ending. The victory made the RedHawks the first team in FBS history to go from double-digits losses (1-11 in 2009) to double-digit wins (10-4 in 2010). Miami aslo finished with an eight-game turnaround, the second-best effort in FBS history.
The RedHawks' celebration began shortly before the final whistle as Guidry was doused in Gatorade, then Boucher (Overall MVP), Merriweather (Offensive MVP), Nunley (Defensive MVP) and Paine (Special Teams MVP) collected individual awards from GoDaddy.com spokeswoman Danica Patrick.