CORAL GABLES, Fla. -

The Miami Hurricanes will start freshman Brad Kaaya at quarterback against Louisville on Sept. 1.

Head coach Al Golden told the team Sunday morning.

He made the announcement official after practice Sunday.

Kaaya beat out transfer Jake Heaps.

The door opened for both quarterbacks when Ryan Williams went down with an injury.

The coaches praised Kaaya's poise and his maturity.