|1979 Miami Redskins football|
|1979 record||6–5 (3–4 MAC)|
|Head coach||Tom Reed (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Miami Field|
Template:1979 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1979 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Tom Reed, the team compiled a 6–5 record (3–4 against MAC opponents), finished in seventh place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 223 to 142.
The team's statistical leaders included Chuck Hauck with 1,258 passing yards, Paul Drennan with 503 rushing yards, and Don Treadwell with 395 receiving yards.
|September 8||Ball State||W 27–3|
|September 15||at Kentucky*||W 15–14|
|September 22||at No. 8 Michigan State*||L 21–24|
|September 29||at Central Michigan*||L 18–19|
|October 6||at Marshall||W 28–0|
|October 13||Ohio||L 7–9|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "1979 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1979.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
- ↑ "1979 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1979-schedule.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
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