|1979 Miami Redskins football|
|1979 record||6–5 (3–4 MAC)|
|Home stadium||Miami Field|
|1979 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Central Michigan $||8||–||0||–||1||10||–||0||–||1|
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.
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.
|September 8||Ball State||W 27–3|
|September 15||at Kentucky*||W 15–14|
|September 22||at No. 8 Michigan State*||L 21–24|
|September 29||at Central Michigan*||L 18–19|
|October 6||at Marshall||W 28–0|
|October 13||Ohio||L 7–9|
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- "1979 Miami (OH) RedHawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 26, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)