American Football Database
American Football Database
1951 Cincinnati Bearcats football
MAC champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1951 record10–1 (3–0 MAC)
Head coachSid Gillman (3rd season)
CaptainRalph Staub, Nick Shundrich
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
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Template:1951 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1951 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1951 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 10–1 record and were named MAC Champions.[1]


September 15VMI*W 26–7
September 22at Kansas State*
W 34–0
September 26Tulsa*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 47–35
October 6[[{{{school}}}|Hawai'i]]*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 34–0
October 13Louisville*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 38–0
October 20Western Reserve
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 41–0
October 27Texas Western*dagger
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 53–18
November 3at Hardin–Simmons*
W 54–0
November 10at Ohio
W 40–0
November 17Xavier*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
L 0–26
November 24Miami (OH)
W 19–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming



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