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1978 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1978 record8–2–1 (5–2 MAC)
Head coachTom Reed (1st season)
Home stadiumMiami Field
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State 8 0 0     10 1 0
Central Michigan 8 1 0     9 2 0
Miami 5 2 0     8 2 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 3 5 0     4 7 0
Ohio 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northern Illinois 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kent State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Toledo 2 7 0     2 9 0
[[{{{school}}}|Eastern Michigan]] 1 5 0     3 7 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.[1][2]

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.[3]

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