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The 1998 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their ninth season under head coach Randy Walker, the RedHawks finished in a tie for first place in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), compiled a 10–1 record (7–1 against MAC opponents), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 317 to 142. The team's sole loss came against MAC champion Marshall by a 31–17 score.[1]

1998 Miami RedHawks football
Miami Redhawks logo.svg
MAC East Division co-champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
1998 record10–1 (7–1 MAC)
Head coachRandy Walker (9th season)
Home stadiumYager Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall xy$   7 1         12 1  
Miami x   7 1         10 1  
Bowling Green   5 3         5 6  
Ohio   5 3         5 6  
Akron   3 6         4 7  
Kent State   0 8         0 11  
West Division
Toledo x   6 2         7 5  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Eastern Michigan   3 6         3 8  
Northern Illinois   2 6         2 9  
Ball State   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Marshall 23, Toledo 17
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

The team's statistical leaders included Mike Bath with 1,500 passing yards, Travis Prentice with 1,787 rushing yards, and Trevor Gaylor with 653 receiving yards.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "1998 Miami (OH) RedHawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2015.