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The U is 2: Miami surges near top of the AP Top 25

The last time things were going this well for the Miami Hurricanes, they were dominating the Big East and playing home games in the Orange Bowl.

That league no longer has football.

That stadium was demolished years ago.

But the Hurricanes, after years of waiting, might finally be back. Miami (9-0, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) rose to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 on Sunday, the Hurricanes' highest ranking since 2003 coming one day after an emphatic 41-8 win over Notre Dame only helped solidify their status as a team in the mix for a spot in the College Football Playoff.

"People ask me all the time if we're back," Miami athletic director Blake James said...

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