2010 Miami RedHawks football team

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2010 Miami RedHawks football
Miami University logo.gif
GoDaddy.com Bowl Champions
MAC Champions
MAC East Division Champions
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2010 record 10–4 (7–1 MAC)
Head coach Mike Haywood (9–4)
Lance Guidry (interim bowl game 1–0)
Offensive coordinator Morris Watts
Defensive coordinator Carl Reese
Home stadium Yager Stadium
(Capacity: 24,286)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Miami x   7 1         10 4  
Ohio   6 2         8 5  
Temple   5 3         8 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   1 7         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
Akron   1 7         1 11  
West
Northern Illinois x   8 0         11 3  
Toledo   7 1         8 5  
Western Michigan   5 3         6 6  
Ball State   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Miami 26, Northern Illinois 21
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Miami RedHawks football team represented Miami University during the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The RedHawks, led by second-year head coach Michael Haywood and interim head coach Lance Guidry during their bowl game, competed in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference and played their home games at Yager Stadium. They finished the season 10–4, 7–1 in MAC play and were East Division champions. They advanced to the MAC Championship where they defeated Northern Illinois 26–21 to become MAC champions. They were invited to the GoDaddy.com Bowl where they defeated Middle Tennessee 35–21. They became the first team in college football history to win ten games the year after they lost ten or more games (1–11 in 2009).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 12:00 PM at #3 Florida* Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN L 12–34   90,178[1]
September 11 2:00 PM Eastern Michigan Yager StadiumOxford, OH ONN/STO W 28–21   12,857[2]
September 18 3:30 PM Colorado State* Yager Stadium • Oxford, OH ONN W 31–10   16,691[3]
September 25 2:00 PM at #24 Missouri* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 13–51   60,329[4]
October 2 1:00 PM Kent State Yager Stadium • Oxford, OH W 27–21   17,666[5]
October 9 7:00 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH (Victory Bell) ESPN3 L 3–45   33,909
October 16 12:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI ESPN+ W 27–20   24,761[6]
October 23 1:00 PM Ohiodagger Yager Stadium • Oxford, OH L 13–34   17,144[7]
October 30 3:30 PM at Buffalo University at Buffalo StadiumBuffalo, NY W 21–9   12,786[8]
November 10 8:00 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH ESPN2 W 24–21   12,073[9]
November 17 6:00 PM at Akron InfoCision StadiumAkron, OH ESPNU W 19–14   7,671[10]
November 23 7:00 PM Temple Yager Stadium • Oxford, OH ESPN2 W 23–3   13,235[11]
December 3 7:00 PM vs. #23 Northern Illinois Ford FieldDetroit, MI (MAC Championship Game) ESPN2 W 26–21   12,031[12]
January 6 8:00 PM vs. Middle Tennessee* Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (GoDaddy.com Bowl) ESPN W 35–21   38,168[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

Coaching change[edit]

It was announced that Mike Haywood would be leaving the RedHawks immediately on December 16, 2010, so that he could be hired to take over the program at the University of Pittsburgh. Miami named defensive backs coach Lance Guidry as the interim head coach for the bowl game.[14]

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