1972 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–6
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorCarl Selmer (1st season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(capacity: 80,010)
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 10 Penn State     10 2 0
No. 14 Notre Dame     8 3 0
Utah State     8 3 0
West Virginia     8 4 0
Florida State     7 4 0
Northern Illinois     7 4 0
Rutgers     7 4 0
No. 20 Georgia Tech     7 4 1
Air Force     6 4 0
Army     6 4 0
Virginia Tech     6 4 1
Houston     6 4 1
Tulane     6 5 0
Temple     5 4 0
Colgate     5 4 1
Holy Cross     5 4 1
Syracuse     5 6 0
Miami (FL)     5 6 0
Dayton     4 6 1
Boston College     4 7 0
Navy     4 7 0
South Carolina     4 7 0
Southern Miss     3 7 1
Marshall     2 8 0
Xavier     2 8 0
Cincinnati     2 9 0
Villanova     2 9 0
Pittsburgh     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season. Led by second-year head coach Fran Curci, the Hurricanes played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season with a record of 5–6.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 16No. 20 Florida StateL 14–3735,421
September 23at No. 14 TexasL 10–2362,000
October 7at BaylorL 3–1035,142
October 14Tulane
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 24–2118,956[1]
October 21Houston
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 33–1317,860
October 28at ArmyW 28–742,500
November 4UNLV
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 51–718,987
November 11at TampaL 0–722,525
November 181:30 pmat No. 10 Notre DameL 17–2059,075
November 25Maryland
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 28–817,342
December 2FloridaL 6–1746,432
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "5th down touchdown pass lifts Miami over Tulane". The Miami Herald. October 15, 1972. Retrieved October 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1972 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 12, 2016.