1970 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–8
Head coach
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(capacity: 80,010)
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Notre Dame     10 1 0
Villanova     9 2 0
No. 16 Air Force     9 3 0
No. 13 Georgia Tech     9 3 0
Boston College     8 2 0
No. 19 Houston     8 3 0
West Virginia     8 3 0
No. 17 Tulane     8 4 0
No. 18 Penn State     7 3 0
West Texas State     7 3 0
Cincinnati     7 4 0
Florida State     7 4 1
Virginia Tech     5 6 0
Syracuse     6 4 0
Dayton     5 4 1
Pittsburgh     5 5 0
Rutgers     5 5 0
Utah State     5 5 0
Colgate     5 6 0
Southern Miss     5 6 0
New Mexico State     4 6 0
Miami (FL)     3 8 0
Northern Illinois     3 7 0
Marshall     3 6 0
Buffalo     2 9 0
Navy     2 9 0
Army     1 9 1
Xavier     1 9 0
Holy Cross     0 10 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami for the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. The Hurricanes played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. The team was led by seventh-year head coach Charlie Tate until he resigned after the first two games of the season. Walt Kichefski took over as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Miami finish with a record of 3–8.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 18William & MaryW 36–14
September 26at No. 19 Georgia TechL 21–3144,246
October 2Maryland
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 18–11
October 16Tampa
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 14–3130,000
October 24at No. 18 PittsburghL 17–28
October 30Florida State
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
L 3–2724,168
November 7at TulaneL 16–3123,250[1]
November 14Alabama
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 8–3225,469
November 21at SyracuseL 16–5620,570
November 28FloridaW 14–1350,149
December 5Houston
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ABCL 3–3617,798
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

1970 Miami Hurricanes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 16 Kelly Cochrane Jr
QB 17 David Teal Sr
QB 18 John Hornibrook So
WR 19 Don Brennan Jr
RB 32 Chuck Foreman So
RB 40 Bobby Best Sr
RB 49 Tom Sullivan Jr
C 50 Stan Bujalski So
G 54 Jay Wilson Jr
C 55 Jeff Anderson So
C 58 Tom Turchetta Jr
G 60 Garry Vujanov So
T 67 Andrew Dorn Jr
T 72 Maurice Kelly So
T 71 Wiley Matthews Jr
WR 80 Dieter Matthes Jr
TE 83 John Watson So
WR 85 Burgess Owens So
WR 87 Bruce Bishop So
WR 88 Joe Schmidt Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 12 Kurt Schottenheimer Sr
DB 13 Tony Stawarz Sr
DB 20 Buddy Scarborough Jr
DB 21 Jim Haviland Jr
DB 28 Jerry Maynard Jr
DB 22 Gary Mick Jr
DB 23 Dean Stone Sr
DE 53 Jack Chauvet Sr
DT 56 Ken White So
DE 63 Dan Johnson Jr
LB 70 Jack Hendrickson Jr
DT 75 Dick Trower So
DT 77 Bob Trocolor Sr
DE 78 Mike Barnes So
DT 79 Ray Terzynski Jr
LB 90 Mike Riley Jr
LB 91 Al Palewicz Jr
LB 94 John Barlow So
LB 96 Bo Dunn So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 29 Pat Barrett Sr
PK 44 Mike Cummins Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

References

  1. ^ "Green Wave swamps Hurricanes". The Palm Beach Post. November 8, 1970. Retrieved October 1, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1970 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 13, 2016.