The Ohio Bobcats travel to Hadley, Massachusetts to take on former MAC member the Massachusetts Minutemen. The Bobcats won both their meetings during the short time the Minutemen were in the MAC. The Temple Owls football team represents Temple University in the sport of college football. In 2010, the Owls lost a crucial game to Ohio University which would have clinched them a MAC. Following the season, Addazio left Temple to become the head coach at Boston College. MAC Defensive Player of the Year.
Contents. Pre-season The 2006 team had 2 wins and 10 losses which was the first losing record for the RedHawks since 1993. The 10 losses were the most since 1989. The was hampered by injuries and inexperience.
The injuries led Coach Montgomery to use younger players which will help experience level for the 2007 season. Key injuries included offensive linemen and and running back.
Miami was picked to finish fourth in the East Division by the MAC News Media Association for the 2007 season. The RedHawks garnered one first-place vote with was predicted to finish first in the East Division with 15 first-place votes. Senior returns to lead the offence for his second and final season as a starter. Kokal, threw for 2,419 yards and 14 touchdowns in the 2006 season.
He was ranked 19th nationally in total offense. The RedHawks’ offense do have to replace Ryne Robinson finished his career as Miami's all-time leader in receiving yardage and punt return yardage and touchdowns.
Sophomore, who caught 25 passes for 506 yards and four touchdowns last season is expected take over as the leader of the receiver. Coach Montgomery stated before the season that he would not be opposed to using true freshmen wide receivers. The coaching staff remained basically intact for the 2007 season, except for the departure of defensive coordinator who accepted another coaching job. Johnson was replaced by Jay Hood, who was the defensive line coach for the past two seasons. Jimmy Lindsey, who was an assistant coach at was added to the staff to bring it up to full strength. Coach Montgomery did make changes to the staff including several promotions, and shuffling of responsibilities. Was promoted to associate head coach from run game coordinator.
Smith will continue to coach the running backs. Matt Hohman will take over Smith's former duties as running game coordinator. Minnesota 1 2 3 4 OT Total RedHawks 3 6 3 16 7 35 Gophers 7 7 0 14 13 41 ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the third overtime that let Minnesota to beat Miami by a score of 41–35. Minnesota took a 28–12 lead with 8:35 to play when Adam Weber threw a 5-yard TD to Ernie Wheelwright. Quarterback Daniel Raudabaugh replaced injured Mike Kokal and rallied Miami to 17 points in the final 6:35 of regulation, including a 61 yards at the end of the game to set up Trevor Cook's game-tying field goal. For the game Raudabaugh threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns.
Several Miami player suffered injuries during the game including to a knee injury on the second series of the game and starting tailback Brandon Murphy who also injured his knee in the fourth quarter. Colorado 1 2 3 4 Total RedHawks 0 0 0 0 0 Buffaloes 7 21 7 7 42 The RedHawks were shut out for the first time since a 1993 loss to. In sophomore quarterback Daniel Raudabaugh's first start of the season, he completed 11 of 32 passes for only 95 yards. The Colorado Buffalo defense was never able to sack Raudabaugh, but they did not allow him time to set his feet for passes.
Colorado outgained Miami 634–139 in total yardage. The Buffaloes’ offence rushed for 359 after only running for 134 total yards in three previous games. Syracuse 1 2 3 4 Total Orange 0 0 7 7 14 RedHawks 0 14 0 3 17, a fifth-year senior running back who hadn't played a game in his career until this season, gained 125 yards on 12 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the RedHawks to a 17–14 win over Syracuse at Yager Stadium. For this game coach Montgomery adjusted the offense to focus more on the running game instead of passing attack. The RedHawks had 286 yards rushing which was the most since Miami's 1999 team ran for 399 in a 32–23 win over University of Akron.
Mike Kokal returned to the starting lineup at quarterback replacing sophomore who started at the week before, Kokal ran for 63 yards on 11 carries and threw for 150 yards while completing 13 of 26 passes. Montgomery started Kokal instead of Raudabaugh, because of this week's game plan that focused on the running game including having the quarterback run the ball. The victory Miami snaps seven-game home losing streak. Miami's victory was Syracuse's first loss to a team since the 1976 season, when beat Syracuse, 22–7.
The Orange still had a chance to win at the end of the game. Syracuse had the ball on own 11 with 2:29 left and no timeouts. Orange quarterback was sacked by on first down. Robinson then threw an incompletion on second down. He hit Rice Moss for a nine-yard gain on third down, and threw a pass batted down at the line on fourth. Miami took over on down and ran out the clock.
Kent State 1 2 3 4 Total RedHawks 10 0 7 3 20 Flashes 7 3 3 0 13 The RedHawks, without top running backs Brandon Murphy, Cory Jones and Andre Bratton, turned to its passing game to beat Kent State Golden Flashes by score of 20–13. The quarterback tandem of Daniel Raudabaugh and Mike Kokal, who suffered a knee injury on a second-quarter, combined for 310 passing yards.
The Golden Flashes had a chance to win at the end of the game when the Flashes’ quarterback, was pushed out of bounds at the 1-yard line. Miami took over on downs and killed the clock. Ben Roethlisberger's number being retired before the BGSU game. Also pictured Bob Hitchens (far left) and John Pont (2nd from the left) Before the game Miami University retired former quarterback 's number and honored former head coach with a moment of silence. After the pre game activities, Miami beat Bowling Green, 47–14, as Austin Sykes ran for a career-high 127 yards including two touchdowns. Eugene Harris scored his first two career touchdowns, including a 73-yard pass that helped the RedHawks open up a 30–7 halftime lead. The RedHawk defense controlled the game by sacking Falcons' quarterback six times and limited him to a 140 yards passing.
Temple 1 2 3 4 Total Redhawks 7 0 0 10 17 Owls 7 7 7 3 24 Miami lost its first in Mid-American Conference game to Temple by a score of 24–17. Temple built a 24–7 lead before Miami scored 10 points over the final minutes of the game. One-yard touchdown pass to tight end with 1:19 left to play to put the RedHawks within 10 points, 24–10. After recovering the ball on an on-side kick, Miami went down and kicked a 33-yard field goal to put the RedHawks within 7 points with nine seconds remaining.
The RedHawks recovered their second on-side kick with four seconds left but Raudabaugh's was intercepted to end the game. Vanderbilt 1 2 3 4 Total Redhawks 3 7 3 0 13 Commodores 7 3 7 7 24 Miami lost to Vanderbilt of the by the score of 24–13. Three straight Vanderbilt turnovers in the second quarter allowed Miami to lead 13–10 midway through the third quarter. Miami's only touchdown came when quarterback Daniel Radabaugh connected with for a 40-yard touchdown pass with 6:16 left in 2nd quarter. With 4:54 remaining in the third quarter backup quarterback ran for a 2-yard touchdown allowing the Commodores to take a 17–13 lead.
Nickson replaced starting quarterback who left the game because of a chest injury. During the game Vanderbilt's became the leading receiver in Southeastern Conference history. For the game he had eight catches for a career total of 215, breaking 's record of 208. Buffalo 1 2 3 4 Total Bulls 7 10 3 8 28 Redhawks 3 14 14 0 31 Miami beat Buffalo by a score of 31–28. RedHawks were led by Daniel Raudabaugh who completed 20 of 26 passes including two touchdowns. Raudabaugh first touchdown was a 17 yards pass to in the first quarter and 6 yards to in the third.
RedHawks were also helped by who rushed for two touchdowns while fellow running back Cory Jones ran for 125 yards. The Bulls were led by who finished with 154 yards on 19 carries and quarterback who completed 33 of 45 passes for 217 yards. Akron 1 2 3 4 Total Zips 0 0 0 0 0 RedHawks 0 0 0 7 7 Coming into the game Miami was tied with Buffalo for first place in the Mid-American Conference East Division. The RedHawks hold all the tiebreaker advantages and would represent the East in the by winning their final two regular-season games or a Buffalo loss.
Coach Motgomery's main concern coming into the game was how to contain the Zips offense, led by sophomore tailbacks and along with the senior wide receiver. The defensive game plan had to take into account two different styles of play depending on who was playing quarterback for the Zips. The Zips could play either, who is more of a passing quarterback or who is more of a running quarterback. Miami prevailed 7–0 in a game dominated by defense.
Neither offence scored during the game, with Miami's touchdown coming on the defensive side of the ball. RedHawks defensive lineman picked up a fumble midway through the fourth quarter and rumbled seven yards for the only score. The costly turnover came shortly after University of Akron coach replaced Chris Jacquemain with Carlton Jackson because Akron had struggling to move the ball consistently. On a third-and-13 at Zips 20-yard line Jackson dropped back to pass and was pressured by Miami's, who forced the fumble.
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Mester scooped up the ball and became the hero for the RedHawks. Miami outgained Akron 320 yard to 216 yard but was hampered by four turnovers. Miami's Daniel Raudabaugh was responsible had three interceptions in back-to-back-to-back possessions spanning the second and third quarters. All three were intercepted in the endzone.
The game marked the first Miami shutout since a 49–0 victory against in 2004. And the first MAC shutout since a 49–0 win against Buffalo in 2002.
Ohio U 1 2 3 4 Total RedHawks 7 10 3 9 29 Bobcats 7 0 21 10 38 Coming into the game Miami had already clinched a spot in the Mid-American Conference Championship game due to a Bowling Green victory over Buffalo a week earlier. With a victory of over Ohio, Miami could have clinched outright possession of the Mid-American Conference East Division and a bowl bid. For the second straight week the RedHawks' defense had to prepare for a team with a running quarterback and a passing quarterback. The RedHawks led 17–7 at halftime.
Ohio switched quarterbacks for the second half, replacing Theo Scott with Brad Bower, and scored three quick touchdowns to take a 28–17 lead. Two of the touchdowns were help by great field position because of two interceptions thrown by Danial Raudabaugh on Miami's first two position of the second half. Miami's tied a school record with five field goals, with the RedHawks unable to push the ball in the endzone in the second half. For the game Miami outgained the Bobcats 379 to 199 yards but Ohio's placekicker Michael Braunstein sealed the victory for Ohio with a 40-yard field goal that gave Ohio a 38–29 lead with 2:26 remaining. MAC Championship Game: Central Michigan 1 2 3 4 Total RedHawks 0 0 3 7 10 Chippewas 7 0 7 21 35 Central Michigan quarterback ran for 170 yards and threw for 185, leading the Chippewas to a 35–10 over Miami for their second straight championship.
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