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1964 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1964 record6–3–1 (4–2 MAC)
Head coachBo Schembechler (2nd season)
MVPErnie Kellermann
CaptainErnie Kellermann
CaptainMike Cohen
CaptainBill Williams
Home stadiumMiami Field
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →

Template:1964 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1964 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1964 college football season. In their second season under Schembechler, the Redskins compiled a 6–3–1 record (4–2 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 210 to 142.[1][2] On October 17, 1964, in what is regarded as one of the great victories in Miami football history,[3] Miami defeated Northwestern, coached by former Miami mentor Ara Parseghian, by a 28 to 27 score.[4]

The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Ernie Kellermann with 1,260 passing yards, Don Peddie with 691 rushing yards, and John Erisman with 392 receiving yards.[5] Kellerman was selected as the team's most valuable player and was also a first-team All-MAC selection.[6] Kellerman, Mike Cohen, and Bill Williams were the team captains.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1965 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1965-schedule.html. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  2. "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 118, 122. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/mioh/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/113-150_History.pdf. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  3. 2005 Media Guide, p. 130.
  4. "Miami Slaps Northwestern". The Times Recorder (Zanesville, Ohio): p. 13. October 18, 1964. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6762622/miami_slaps_northwestern/.
  5. "1964 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1964.html. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  6. 2005 Media Guide, p. 147, 149.
  7. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148-149.


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