The Miami University Redhawks football team is one of the most storied programs in the Midwest. The Redhawks first started playing football in 1888, and have won over 660 games since. Redhawks compete in the Mid-American Conference against many of the Midwest’s toughest programs. Through the years Miami has won an unprecedented 22 conference championships spanning 3 conferences, including 15 in the MAC. Miami of Ohio has the reputation of producing some of the greatest coaches in college and pro football history. This success has earned the program the nickname the Cradle of Coaches, with names like Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, Jim Tressel, Joe Novak, Ron Zook, Terry Hoeppner, John Harbaugh, Sean Payton, Randy Walker, and many more having coached for the Redhawks. Miami has also produced a number of great players including Ben Roethlisberger, Jake O’Connell, Andy Cruse, Tom Crabtree, and Brandon Brooks. With so much success and tradition behind the program, gamedays at Yager Stadium are known for being passionate and loud. The Redhawks have one of the most devoted followings in the MAC and the future of the program looks to continue to be as bright as the past. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Miami of Ohio Redhawks football tickets.
Miami of Ohio Redhawks Football at Yager Stadium Address: 500 Sycamore Street Oxford, Ohio, 45056
The Miami University Redhawks football team plays their home games at Yager Stadium in Oxford, Ohio. Yager stadium has been home to the Redhawks since 1983 and can seat over 24,000 fans. The stadium is named for Fred C. Yager who graduated from Miami in 1914 and was the lead benefactor in the project to build the stadium. The layout of Yager Stadium is uniquely unbalanced, with the west stands sitting higher than the east. Traditionally the east stands have been the student section and has proven to be just as loud, or even louder than the larger west side of the stadium. Yager Stadium has become a mecca for Redhawks fans and has seen the team rise in success and prominence in Ohio and the MAC. Yager Stadium parking information is covered in our Redhawks event guide.
Miami vs. Cincinnati
The Battle for the Victory Bell dates back to 1888 and is one of the oldest rivalries in the country. The first meeting between these two schools was the first ever college football game in Ohio. After over 110 meetings between the two schools, the overall series is separated by less than 10 games with the Victory Bell trophy exchanging hands often. It is not common that a series of this magnitude has continued outside of a conference and highlights what is a tremendously special rivalry.
Miami vs. Ohio
These two MAC rivals battle on every arena possible with the Redhawks and Bobcats vying for top players, students, and fans in the State of Ohio. The rivalry on the gridiron is known as the Battle of the Bricks and has been played over 85 times since 1908. The Redhawks have traditionally dominated this series, but the Bobcats have owned the last decade. Look for Miami to regain momentum in this matchup in the coming years and for it to continue to be one of the best in the MAC-East.
Miami of Ohio Redhawks Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Miami of Ohio Redhawks tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Miami of Ohio Redhawks football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Miami of Ohio tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee MAC opponents like Northern Illinois, Toledo, and Bowling Green can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Miami of Ohio tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Miami of Ohio Redhawks football schedule?
The Redhawks 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by MAC. Miami of Ohio plays in the Mid-American Conference East Division, which means games against Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Kent State, and Ohio. Game times are announced by Miami of Ohio as soon as the TV schedule is set. Miami of Ohio’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Ohio in the Battle of the Bricks. If you are looking for Redhawks news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Miami of Ohio Redhawks team roster.
Can I buy Miami of Ohio Redhawks football season tickets?
Miami of Ohio Redhawks season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Miami of Ohio football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Yager Stadium.
What is the best Miami of Ohio rivalry game during the season?
When you think of rivalry games for Miami you immediately thing of Cincinnati. There are only a handful of rivalries that have been played more than 110 times and even fewer century old matchups that exist in the non-conference. The similarities between the programs and the closeness of the competition have seen the momentum ebb and flow between the Redhawks and Bearcats. The Victory Bell Trophy is iconic and the huge tradition and history of this rivalry flows way beyond the borders of Ohio, placing it among the best in all of College Football.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Redhawks home game?
Prior to every Miami Redhawks football game, just outside of Yager Stadium is an event called Tailgate Town. This large family friendly event is full of live music, interactive games, food, drinks, and tons of Redhawks pride. There is something for everyone with playhouses for kids, great food on the grill, and plenty of Redhawks community. Miami of Ohio has one of the most passionate football followings in the country and the Tailgate Town is the perfect way to interact with old friends, meet new ones, and get ready for another Redhawks victory.