1966 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1966 Miami Hurricanes football
Conference Independent
Coaches #10
AP #9
1966 record 8–2–1
Head coach Charlie Tate
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
« 1965 1967 »

The 1966 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1966 college football season. The Hurricanes were led by head coach Charlie Tate in his third year and finished the season with a record of 8–2–1 and with a victory in the Liberty Bowl.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO W 24–3  
September 24 Florida State Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) L 20–23  
October 1 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 8–10  
October 14 Georgia Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 7–6  
October 21 Indiana Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 14–7  
October 28 USC Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 10–7  
November 5 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA T 10–10  
November 11 Pittsburgh Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 38–14  
November 18 Iowa Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 44–0  
November 26 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) W 21–16  
December 10 vs. Virginia Tech Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) W 14–7  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Gene Trosch Defensive End 1 24 Kansas City Chiefs
Mike Haggerty Tackle 6 140 Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Reference:[2]


  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Charlie Tate, 1966". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 17, 2013.