1954 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 11
1954 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
Western Maryland         4 4 0
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 51–13
October 1No. 11 Baylor
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 19–13
October 8Holy Cross
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 26–2032,856[1]
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[2]
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. ^ Evans, Luther (October 9, 1954). "UM Races from Behind to Nip Crusaders, 26-20". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 11A – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Evans, Luther (October 30, 1954). "Revenge-Mad Miami Humiliates Fordham, 75-7". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 14A – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "1954 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 9, 2016.