|1978 Miami Redskins football|
|1978 record||8–2–1 (5–2 MAC)|
|Head coach||Tom Reed (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Miami Field|
|1978 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Ball State †||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1978 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Tom Reed, the team compiled an 8–2–1 record (5–2 against MAC opponents), finished in third place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 228 to 161.
The team's statistical leaders included Larry Fortner with 976 passing yards, Mark Hunter with 1,046 rushing yards, and Paul Warth with 299 receiving yards.
- "1978 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1978-schedule.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
- "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 119, 122. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/mioh/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/113-150_History.pdf. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
- "1978 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1978.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
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