|1981 Miami Redskins football|
|1981 record||8–2–1 (6–1–1 MAC)|
|Head coach||Tom Reed (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Miami Field|
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.
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.
|September 12||William & Mary||W 33–14|
|September 19||at No. 10 North Carolina*||L 7–49|
|September 26||at Eastern Michigan||W 18–12|
- "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.
- "1981 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1981.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
- "1981 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/miami-oh/1981-schedule.html. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
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