American Football Database
American Football Database
1981 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1981 record8–2–1 (6–1–1 MAC)
Head coachTom Reed (3rd season)
Home stadiumMiami Field
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Template:1981 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1981 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its third season under head coach Tom Reed, the team compiled an 8–2–1 record (6–1–1 against MAC opponents), finished in second place in the MAC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 199 to 154.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included John Appold with 929 passing yards, Greg Jones with 1,134 rushing yards, and Don Treadwell with 391 receiving yards.[2]

September 12William & MaryW 33–14
September 19at No. 10 North Carolina*L 7–49
September 26at Eastern Michigan
W 18–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game