1959 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
1959 record6–4
Head coach
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(capacity: 76,062)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Syracuse     11 0 0
No. 12 Penn State     9 2 0
Oregon     8 2 0
Rutgers     6 3 0
Detroit     6 4 0
Holy Cross     6 4 0
Miami (FL)     6 4 0
Oklahoma State     6 4 0
No. 20 Pittsburgh     6 4 0
Washington State     6 4 0
Boston College     5 4 0
Pacific (CA)     5 4 0
Air Force     5 4 1
Navy     5 4 1
Army     4 4 1
No. 17 Notre Dame     5 5 0
Boston University     4 5 0
Florida State     4 6 0
San Jose State     4 6 0
Texas Tech     4 6 0
Dayton     3 7 0
Marquette     3 7 0
Oregon State     3 7 0
Colgate     2 7 0
Idaho     1 9 0
Villanova     1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. Led by 12th-year head coach Andy Gustafson, the Hurricanes played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season 6–4.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25TulaneW 26–7[1]
October 3at Florida StateW 7–6
October 10at No. 1 LSUL 3–2764,864
October 16Navy
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 23–8
October 23No. 7 Auburn
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 6–21
October 30Kentucky
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 3–22
November 6North Carolina
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 14–7
November 13South Carolina
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 26–6
November 20No. 11 Michigan StateNo. 18
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 18–13
November 28vs. FloridaNo. 12L 14–2323,681
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

References

  1. ^ "Little Fran showed 'em how". The Miami News. September 26, 1959. Retrieved September 19, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1959 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 3, 2016.