Former Miami head coach Mark Richt released his prediction for the Hurricanes' season-opener against the Florida Gators this weekend.
No surprise, Richt went with his former team.
However, he did so in incredibly specific fashion.
In a radio interview on “Hochman and Crowder Show” on WQAM, Richt revealed his score prediction for the game. He's predicting a tight, hard fought game that will end with a last-second field goal from the left hash.
Yes, he went that specific.
Here's his prediction, via Saturday Down South:
"16-13 as the clock expires, Bubba Baxa hits a 47-yard field goal, left hash," Richt predicted.
It would quite the start to the season for the Hurricanes and new head coach Manny Diaz.
Earlier this offseason, Diaz named Jarren Williams the starting quarterback over Ohio State transfer Tate Martell. Richt raved about Williams, a player he recruited to the U.
"He throws a beautiful ball – deep ball, intermediate. You know, early on QBs don’t make the best decisions in practice, 7-on-7, all that. I mean, he throws it to the wrong guy from time to time, but he was so accurate that he would stick it on his heart. Whatever he threw at, he hit and that was really important," Richt said of his former quarterback.
Florida and Miami kick off at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.