American Football Database
American Football Database
1966 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1966 record3–7 (2–2 MVC)
Head coachChuck Studley (6th season)
CaptainJay Bachman, John Parker
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
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Template:1966 Missouri Valley Conference football standings The 1966 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented University of Cincinnati during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. The Bearcats, led by head coach Chuck Studley, participated in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

The game against Tulsa was the first game a Cincinnati football game was televised from Nippert Stadium.


September 24Dayton*L 7–23
October 1at Wichita State
W 20–6
October 8Xavier*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
L 13–25
October 15at Tulane*L 21–28
October 22Kansas State*dagger
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 28–14
October 29Tulsa
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 0–13
November 5at North Texas State
L 13–35
November 12Louisville
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Keg of Nails)
W 17–3
November 19at Memphis State*L 14–26
November 26Miami (OH)*
L 8–28
  • *Non-conference game
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