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A Top 25 Team Is Making A Major Change At Quarterback Tonight

The Miami Hurricanes' cheerleaders celebrate in the end zone after a touchdown against the North Carolina Tar Heels.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - OCTOBER 06: The Miami Hurricanes' cheerleaders celebrate in the end zone after a touchdown against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the second half at Kenan Stadium on October 6, 2007 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina defeated Miami 33-27. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

We've seen Notre Dame and Clemson make a change at quarterback after a win. Tonight, Miami did the same.

The 16th-ranked Hurricanes just received the opening kickoff from UNC moments ago. When the offense took the field, redshirt freshman N'Kosi Perry was leading the charge.

Perry replaced starter Malik Rosier early in last week's win over FIU. He played well, completing 17-of-25 passes for 224 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.

The home crowd at tonight's game was clearly in favor of the move, based off their reaction.

This is becoming the trend in college football. If a coach feels his backup gives the team a better shot to be productive on offense and ultimately win the game, he will turn to him, regardless of how much experience the starter has.

Rosier was Miami's starter during last season's resurgence and for the first three games this fall. Tonight, he will be operating out of a backup role.

With a win tonight, Miami will move to 4-1 on the season. It would be their fourth-straight win after a season-opening loss to LSU.

You can watch Miami and UNC on ESPN.