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1964 Cincinnati Bearcats football
MVC champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1964 record8–2 (3–0 MVC)
Head coachChuck Studley (4th season)
CaptainBrig Owens, Jerry Momper
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →

Template:1964 Missouri Valley Conference football standings The 1964 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) during the 1964 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Chuck Studley, the Bearcats compiled an 8–2 record (3–0 against conference opponents), won the MVC championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 211 to 99.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included team captain Brig Owens with 790 passing yards, Al Nelson with 973 rushing yards and 78 points scored, and Errol Prisby with 367 receiving yards.[3] Nelson broke the Cincinnati single-season rushing record of 959 yards set by Roger Stephens in 1947.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Dayton*W 20–1023,000[5]
October 2at Detroit*W 19–016,539[6]
October 10Xavier*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati
W 35–625,000[7]
October 17at Boston College*L 10–015,000[8][9]
October 24Tulsa
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati
W 28–2316,500[10]
October 31George Washington*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati
L 17–1520,000[11]
November 7at [[{{{school}}}|North Texas State]]W 27–615,000[12]
November 14at Wichita StateW 19–79,278[13]
November 21Miami (OH)*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati (rivalry)
W 28–1417,000[14]
November 28at Houston*W 20–610,000[4]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2009 Cincinnati Football Media Guide Online". University of Cincinnati. p. 186. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/gobearcats.com/documents/2015/4/30/09fbguide_151-198.pdf. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  2. "1964 Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cincinnati/1964-schedule.html. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  3. "1964 Cincinnati Bearcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cincinnati/1964.html. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dick Forbes (November 29, 1964). "Bearcats Bag Cougars, 20-6, Wind Up 8-2". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1D. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17617120/bearcats_bag_cougars_206_wind_up_82/.
  5. Bill Ford (September 27, 1964). "Debuting UC Grabs 20-10 Win Over Dayton". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1D. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17616712/debuting_uc_grabs_2010_win_over_dayton/.
  6. Bob Pille (October 3, 1964). "Titans Lose, 19-0". The Detroit Daily Press: p. 7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/15703389/titans_lose_190/.
  7. Bill Anzer (October 11, 1964). "Speedy 'Cats Dust Off Muskies, 35-6". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17616774/speedy_cats_dust_off_muskies_356/.
  8. Bill Anzer (October 18, 1964). "Boston College Blanks Bearcats In Rain, 10-0". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1H. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17616988/boston_college_blanks_bearcats_in_rain/.
  9. "Boston College Wins". Chicago Tribune: p. II-4. October 18, 1964. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17640204/boston_college_wins/.(attendance 15,000)
  10. Dick Forbes (October 25, 1964). "'Cats Blow Harder Than Hurricane, 28-23: Tulsa On 'Two' As Gun Sounds". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17616862/cats_blow_harder_than_hurricane/.
  11. Dick Forbes (November 1, 1964). "Field Goal Beats UC In Last Minute, 17-15". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17616927/field_goal_beats_uc_in_last_minute/.
  12. "UC 'Double Times' North Texas, 27-6, Takes MVC Lead". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1D. November 8, 1964. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17640067/uc_double_times_north_texas_276/.
  13. "Bearcats Clinch MVC Title: 19-7 Win Over Wichita Does It". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1E. November 15, 1964. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17617172/bearcats_clinch_mvc_title_197_win/.
  14. Bill Ford (November 22, 1964). "UC Heads Redskins Off At The Pass, 28-14". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17617055/uc_heads_redskins_off_at_the_pass_2814/.
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