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1965 Miami Redskins football
MAC co-champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1965 record7–3 (5–1 MAC)
Head coachBo Schembechler (3rd season)
MVPJim Bright
CaptainJim Bright
CaptainDon Peddie
CaptainPaul Schudel
Home stadiumMiami Field
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →

Template:1965 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1965 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1965 college football season. In their third season under Bo Schembechler, Miami compiled a 7–3 record (5–1 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie with Bowling Green for the MAC championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 247 to 137.[1][2] After the season, Schembechler was selected as the MAC Coach of the Year.[3]

The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Bruce Matte with 1,016 passing yards, halfback Al Moore with 677 rushing yards, and end John Erisman with 433 receiving yards.[4]

Linebacker Jim Bright won the team's most valuable player award.[5] Seven Miami players were selected as first-team All-MAC players: Matte, Moore, Erisman, Bright, end Gary Durchik, tackle Ed Philpott, and center Tom Stillwagon.[6] Jim Bright, Don Peddie, and Paul Schudel 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. 148.
  4. "1965 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1965.html. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  5. 2005 Media Guide, p. 149.
  6. 2005 Media Guide, p. 147.
  7. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.

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