1950 Miami Hurricanes football
Orange Bowl, L 14–15 vs. Clemson
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 15
1950 record9–1–1
Head coach
Home stadiumBurdine Stadium
(capacity: 59,578)
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Maryland State     8 0 0
No. 15 Miami (FL)     9 1 1
Memphis State     9 2 0
Virginia     8 2 0
Grambling     6 4 1
Tampa     5 4 0
Houston     4 6 0
Louisville     3 6 1
Navy     3 6 0
Sewanee     3 6 0
Delaware     2 5 1
Georgetown     2 7 0
Chattanooga     1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1950 college football season. Led by third-year head coach Andy Gustafson, the Hurricanes played their home games at Burdine Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Hurricanes participated in the Orange Bowl, in a post-season matchup against Clemson, where they lost, 15–14.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29The CitadelW 21–0
October 6Villanova
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 18–12
October 14at No. 9 PurdueW 20–14
October 20Boston UniversityNo. 14
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 34–740,119[1]
October 28at PittsburghNo. 11W 28–0
November 3GeorgetownNo. 8
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 42–730,929[2]
November 10LouisvilleNo. 9
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
T 13–13
November 18at FloridaNo. 17W 20–14
November 24IowaNo. 14
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 14–6
December 1MissouriNo. 14
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 27–9
January 1No. 11 ClemsonNo. 14
L 14–1565,181
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ Evans, Luther (October 21, 1950). "Hurricane Lash Boston U, 34-7, Before 40,119". The Miami Herald. Miami, Florida. p. 13. Retrieved June 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  2. ^ Evans, Luther (November 4, 1950). "Hurricanes Rebound to Smash Georgetown, 42-7". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 15A – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "1950 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 17, 2016.