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1959 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1959 record5–4 (3–2 MAC)
Head coachJohn Pont (4th season)
CaptainJames Daniels, Dave Girbert
Home stadiumMiami Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →

Template:1959 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1959 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1959 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach John Pont, Miami compiled a 5–4 record (3–2 against MAC opponents), finished in third place in the MAC, held five of nine opponents to seven or fewer points, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 158 to 94.[1]

James Daniels and Dave Girbert were the team captains.[2] Girbert led the team with 332 rushing yards.[3] Other statistical leaders included Thomas Kilmurray with 454 passing yards and Howie Millisor with 132 receiving yards.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 117, 122. http://www.miamiredhawks.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/05-mediaguide.html. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  2. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.
  3. 2005 Media Guide, p. 169.
  4. 2005 Media Guide, p. 169.


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