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1967 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1967 record6–4 (4–2 MAC)
Head coachBo Schembechler (5th season)
MVPBob Babich
CaptainJim Shaw, Bob Smith, Bob Thomas, David Tsaloff
Home stadiumMiami Field
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →

Template:1967 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1967 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1967 college football season. In their fifth season under Bo Schembechler, Miami compiled a 6–4 record (4–2 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 181 to 113.[1][2] Gary Moeller, Larry Smith, and Chuck Stobart all joined Schembechler's staff as assistant coaches in 1967.[3] The team's 14–3 victory over Tulane on September 23, 1967, is regarded as one of the Miami football program's greatest victories.[4]

The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Kent Thompson with 460 passing yards, halfback Al Moore with 717 rushing yards, and end Gary Arthur with 145 receiving yards.[5] The team's defense allowed only 11.4 points per game, 14th best among 118 NCAA University Division football teams.[1]

Linebacker Bob Babich won the team's most valuable player award.[6] Six Miami players were selected as first-team All-MAC players: Babich, tight end Gary Arthur, center Paul Krasula, halfback Al Moore, safety Bob Smith, and guard Dave Tsaloff.[7] Tsaloff, Bob Smith, Jim Shaw, qne Bob Thomas were the team captains.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1967 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1967-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. 125.
  4. 2005 Media Guide, p. 130.
  5. "1967 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1967.html. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  6. 2005 Media Guide, p. 149.
  7. 2005 Media Guide, p. 147.
  8. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.
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