The 2012 Miami Hurricanes football team won the ACC Coastal Division for the first time since joining the conference. But after the school self-imposed a postseason ban, the young Miami team did not play in the conference title game or in a bowl game.
Doesn't mean we can't pretend, right?
Seven of the Hurricanes' opponents this season are headed to a bowl game, and Miami finished 4-3 against those teams. Each loss came against teams—Kansas State, Notre Dame and Florida State—ranked in the top 12 of the final regular-season polls.
Here are the 10 best bowl-eligible teams the Hurricanes could beat this season.