American Football Database
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
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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]


  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.
  4. 2005 Media Guide, p. 169.