1926 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1926 Miami Hurricanes football
Conference Independent
1926 record 8–0
Head coach Cub Buck (1st season)
1927 →

The 1926 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1926 college football season. The team was only a freshman team, but was the first to play football for the university,[1] before competition took place, plans for a 50,000 seat stadium were proposed by university president Dr. Bowman Ashe. Work began on a temporary, 8,000-seat structure when on September 17, 1926 a hurricane destroyed much of South Florida, killing more than 130 people, and removing any plans of a football stadium,[2] this postponed the season, and gave the team its nickname of "Hurricanes."[3]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 30 Rollins W 7–0  
November 6 Florida Southern W 12–0  
November 13 Mercer W 22–6  
November 20 Stetson W 20–0  
November 25 Havana W 23–0  
November 27 Loyola W 6–0  
December 24 at Havana Havana, Cuba W 23–0  
January 1 Howard W 9–7  
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