American Football Database
American Football Database
1969 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1969 record7–3 (3–3 MAC)
Head coachBill Mallory (1st season)
MVPDick Adams
CaptainKent Thompson
CaptainMerv Nugent
Home stadiumMiami Field
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Template:1969 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1969 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1969 college football season. In their first season under head coach Bill Mallory, Miami compiled a 7–3 record (3–3 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie for third second place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 231 to 139.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Jim Bengala with 1,276 passing yards, Cleveland Dickerson with 622 rushing yards, and end Mike Palija with 567 receiving yards.[3]

Dick Adams won the Miami most valuable player award.[4] Kent Thompson and Merv Nugent were the team captains.[5]


  1. "1969 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  2. "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 118, 122. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  3. "1969 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  4. 2005 Media Guide, p. 149.
  5. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.