American Football Database
American Football Database
1973 Miami Redskins football
MAC champion
Tangerine Bowl, W 16–7 vs. Florida
ConferenceMid-American Conference
CoachesNo. 17
APNo. 15
1973 record11–0 (5–0 MAC)
Head coachBill Mallory (5th season)
Home stadiumMiami Field
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Template:1973 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1973 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Bill Mallory, the Redskins won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship, compiled an 11–0 record (5–0 against MAC opponents), outscored all opponents by a combined total of 223 to 76, and defeated Florida, 16–7, in the Tangerine Bowl.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Steve Sanna with 927 passing yards, Bob Hitchens with 591 rushing yards, and John Wiggins with 414 receiving yards.[2]

After the 1973 season, coach Mallory left Miami to become head coach at Colorado.


  1. "1973 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  2. "1973 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2015.

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