1979 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1979 record6–5 (3–4 MAC)
Head coachTom Reed (1st season)
Home stadiumMiami Field
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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.[1]

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.[2]


September 8Ball StateW 27–3
September 15at Kentucky*W 15–14
September 22at No. 8 Michigan State*L 21–24
September 29at Central Michigan*L 18–19
October 6at MarshallW 28–0
October 13Ohio
  • Miami Field
  • Oxford, OH
L 7–9
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time


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