1973 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–6
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorCarl Selmer (2nd season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(capacity: 80,010)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame     11 0 0
No. 5 Penn State     12 0 0
No. 9 Houston     11 1 0
Temple     9 1 0
No. 20 Tulane     9 3 0
Memphis State     8 3 0
Tampa     8 3 0
Boston College     7 4 0
South Carolina     7 4 0
Utah State     7 4 0
Air Force     6 4 0
Southern Miss     6 4 1
Northern Illinois     6 5 0
Rutgers     6 5 0
West Virginia     6 5 0
Pittsburgh     6 5 1
Colgate     5 5 0
Dayton     5 5 1
Xavier     5 5 1
Georgia Tech     5 6 0
Holy Cross     5 6 0
Miami (FL)     5 6 0
Cincinnati     4 7 0
Marshall     4 7 0
Navy     4 7 0
Southern Illinois     3 7 1
Villanova     3 8 0
Syracuse     2 9 0
Virginia Tech     2 9 0
Army     0 10 0
Florida State     0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. Led by first-year head coach Pete Elliott, the Hurricanes played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season with a record of 5–6.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21No. 6 TexasW 20–1530,080
September 29at Florida StateNo. 18W 14–1022,278
October 6at No. 6 OklahomaNo. 17L 20–2461,826
October 12Boston CollegeNo. 16
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 15–1025,418
October 19No. 14 HoustonNo. 15
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 7–3029,340
October 27at SyracuseW 34–2319,369
November 2West Virginia
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 14–2024,890
November 10at ArmyW 19–741,047
November 17at No. 2 AlabamaL 13–4358,404
November 24Florida
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
L 7–1439,071
December 17:30 pmNo. 5 Notre Dame
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 0–4441,047
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel

1973 Miami Hurricanes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Phil August Fr
QB Kary Baker
RB Jack Brasington
RB Dennis Breckner
OL Bill Capraun
RB Silvio Cardoso
QB Ed Carney
TE Phil Corrigan
OL Jim Dittmar
QB Coy Hall
OL Dennis Hannah
WR Steve Marcantonio
RB Alan Reynaud
OL Wilmore Ritchie
OL Fred Ross
WR Walt Sweeting
RB Woody Thompson
RB Johnny Williams
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL Gary Altheide
DB Mike Archer
DL Rubin Carter
DB Booker Cope
LB Clarence Corker
DL Tony Cristiani
DL Mike Daly
DL Gary Dunn
DB Bill Frohbose
DL Jose Gonzalez
LB Rich Griffiths
DB Paul Horschel
DB Greg Ingram
LB Rick Liddell
DB Eldridge Mitchell
LB Dominic Pisani
DB Gary Streicher
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Brian Selmer Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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


References

  1. ^ "1973 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 11, 2016.