1954 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 11
Record8–1
Head coach
Home stadiumBurdine Stadium
(capacity: 67,129)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Miami (FL)     8 1 0
Delaware     8 2 0
No. 5 Navy     8 2 0
Tampa     8 2 0
Florida State     8 4 0
Abilene Christian     6 3 1
Chattanooga     6 4 0
Mississippi Southern     6 4 0
Memphis State     3 4 3
Louisville     3 6 0
Sewanee     0 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1954 college football season. Led by seventh-year head coach Andy Gustafson, the Hurricanes played their home games at Burdine Stadium in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season 8–1.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24FurmanW 51–1341,827[1]
October 1No. 11 Baylor
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 19–13
October 8Holy Cross
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 26–2032,856[2]
October 15Mississippi State
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 27–13
October 22MarylandNo. 16
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 9–752,506
October 29FordhamNo. 10
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 75–737,498[3]
November 6at AuburnNo. 6L 13–14
November 19AlabamaNo. 16
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 23–761,423
November 27at FloridaNo. 11W 14–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "41,827 see Miami overwhelm Furman, 51–13". The Miami Herald. September 25, 1954. Retrieved September 13, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Evans, Luther (October 9, 1954). "UM Races from Behind to Nip Crusaders, 26-20". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 11A – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Evans, Luther (October 30, 1954). "Revenge-Mad Miami Humiliates Fordham, 75-7". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 14A – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "1954 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2013-09-25. Retrieved November 9, 2016.