2016 Miami RedHawks football team

The 2016 Miami RedHawks football team represented Miami University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third-year head coach Chuck Martin, played their home games at Yager Stadium, and competed as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 6–7, 6–2 in MAC play to finish in a tie for the East Division championship with Ohio. Due to their head-to-head loss to Ohio, they did not represent the East Division in the MAC Championship Game. They were invited to the St. Petersburg Bowl where they lost to Mississippi State.

2016 Miami RedHawks football
Miami Redhawks logo.svg
MAC East Division co-champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2016 record6–7 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachChuck Martin (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorEric Koehler (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorGeorge Barnett (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorMatt Pawlowski (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorJohn Hauser (1st season)
Home stadiumYager Stadium
(Capacity: 24,286)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Ohio xy   6 2         8 6  
Miami x   6 2         6 7  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   2 6         3 9  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
West Division
No. 15 Western Michigan xy$   8 0         13 1  
Toledo   6 2         9 4  
Northern Illinois   5 3         5 7  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         7 6  
Central Michigan   3 5         6 7  
Ball State   1 7         4 8  
Championship: Western Michigan 29, Ohio 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Miami became the first team in FBS history to start the regular season 0–6 and finish the regular season at 6–6.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 33:30 p.m.at No. 17 Iowa*ESPNUL 21–4568,390
September 103:30 p.m.Eastern Illinois*ESPN3L 17–2117,369
September 173:30 p.m.WKU* 
  • Yager Stadium
  • Oxford, OH
ESPN3L 24–3119,822
September 243:30 p.m.at Cincinnati*ESPNewsL 20–2738,112
October 12:30 p.m.Ohio
BCSN2L 7–1722,212
October 83:00 p.m.at AkronESPN3L 13–3511,094
October 152:30 p.m.Kent State
  • Yager Stadium
  • Oxford, OH
ESPN3W 18–1415,160
October 2212:00 p.m.at Bowling GreenESPN3W 40–2616,121
October 293:30 p.m.at Eastern MichiganASN/ESPN3W 28–1516,481
November 46:00 p.m.Central Michigan
  • Yager Stadium
  • Oxford, OH
CBSSNW 37–1714,270
November 121:00 p.m.at BuffaloESPN3W 35–2415,447
November 227:00 p.m.Ball State
  • Yager Stadium
  • Oxford, OH
ESPN3W 21–2013,824
December 2611:00 a.m.vs. Mississippi State*ESPNL 16–1715,717
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summariesEdit

at IowaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 0 7 7 7 21
Hawkeyes 21 7 7 10 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2003 IOWA, 21–3

Eastern IllinoisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 7 0 14 21
RedHawks 3 7 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

WKUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hilltoppers 0 14 10 7 31
RedHawks 0 3 14 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2015 WKU, 56–14

at CincinnatiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 7 3 10 0 20
Bearcats 3 7 7 10 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
59–54–7 2015 CINCI, 37–33

OhioEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 3 7 0 7 17
RedHawks 0 0 7 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
52–38–2 2015 OHIO, 34–3

at AkronEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 3 3 7 0 13
Zips 14 7 7 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–8–1 2015 AKR, 37–28

Kent StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 7 7 0 14
RedHawks 0 3 9 6 18
Overall record Last meeting Result
47–16 2015 KENT, 20–14

at Bowling GreenEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 7 12 7 14 40
Falcons 10 7 6 3 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
42–23–5 2013 BGSU, 45–3

at Eastern MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 14 0 7 7 28
Eagles 0 3 0 12 15
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–4 2015 MIOH, 28–13

Central MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 7 10 0 0 17
RedHawks 13 7 10 7 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–13–1 2014 CMU, 34–27

at BuffaloEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 13 7 12 3 35
Bulls 0 7 3 14 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–6 2015 UB, 29–24

Ball StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 10 3 0 20
RedHawks 7 0 7 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–12–1 2013 BALL, 55–14

Mississippi State–St. Petersburg BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 3 6 7 0 16
Bulldogs 0 7 7 3 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/miami-ohio-the-first-team-in-fbs-history-to-win-six-straight-after-0-6-start/
  2. ^ "2016 Miami RedHawks Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 12, 2016.