American Football Database
American Football Database
1948 Miami Redskins football
MAC champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1948 record7–1–1 (4–0 MAC)
Head coachGeorge Blackburn (1st season)
CaptainPaul Shoults
Home stadiumMiami Field
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Template:1948 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1948 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1948 college football season. In its first and only season under head coach George Blackburn, Miami compiled a 7–1–1 record (4–0 against MAC opponents), won the MAC championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 249 to 90.[1]

Paul Shoults was the team captain.[2] The team's statistical leaders included Paul Shoults with 624 rushing yards, Mel Olix with 939 passing yards, and Hal Paul with 238 receiving yards.[3]


  1. "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 117, 122. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  2. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.
  3. 2005 Media Guide, p. 169.

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