3rd Greatest Season Opener – ‘84 vs. Miami (FL)

Counting Down Michigan’s Greatest Season Openers

1984 for the most part was not a memorable season for Michigan. Schembechler’s squad would finish 6-6 after an injury to QB Jim Harbaugh sent the season into a spiral. But it did begin with a bang, as the Wolverines took out the number one ranked Hurricanes propelling the Wolverines to a temporary third place ranking. 1984 was also Jimmy Johnson’s first at the helm for Miami. He would finish the season 8-5 with three consecutive losses, including the historic Hail Flutie Game. An odd tidbit, Miami entered the game 2-0, while it was Michigan’s season opener.

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