The Clarion Ledger
College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Miami 38, Bethune Cookman 10
When: 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, September 15, 2012
Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Temperature: 84°
Head Official: Tom Zimorski
Attendance: 39435

Miami 38, Bethune-Cookman 10: Freshman Duke Johnson accounted for four touchdowns as Miami won its home opener for the sixth straight year.

Johnson rushed 14 times for 94 yards and two touchdowns, caught three passes for 57 yards and a score and returned a kickoff for a 95-yard touchdown. Johnson, who entered the game averaging an ACC-leading 198.5 all-purpose yards, finished with 246 for the Hurricanes (2-1, 1-0 ACC).

Bethune-Cookman's Isidore Jackson scored the first touchdown on 1-yard run to give the Wildcats (2-1) a 7-0 lead, but Johnson returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown. The return sparked a run of 24 straight Miami points that that put the game away.

Miami quarterback Stephen Morris completed 20 of 35 passes for 211 yards, including the 50-yarder to Johnson for a score.

Bethune-Cookman got 72 yards rushing from Rodney Scott and 66 from Jackson.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Miami is now 9-1 against teams from the MEAC. ... The Hurricanes improved to 6-0 in season openers at Sun Life Stadium since leaving the Orange Bowl … Miami has outscored MEAC opponents 438-59.
Top Game Performances
Rushing
Bethune Cookman   Miami
Rodney Scott Player Duke Johnson
14 Attempts 14
72 Yards 94
5.1 Avg Yards 6.7
0 Touchdowns 2
0 Long 0
Receiving
Bethune Cookman   Miami
Isidore Jackson Player Duke Johnson
2 Receptions 3
29 Yards 57
14.5 Avg Yards 19.0
0 Touchdowns 1
0 Long 0
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Bethune Cookman 355 233 122 1 1 1 0.0 1
Miami 426 215 211 4 1 1 3.0 0