Tag: Miami University Football

Miami vs. Presbyterian: Bo Schembechler

To celebrate the start of the 2015 College Football Season, and Miami’s season opener against Presbyterian College, I wanted to talk a little about a member of the Cradle of Coaches who spent time at both schools, Bo Schembechler. Schembechler

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Miami Football Film Archive

Tomorrow is the 119th meeting between the Miami and Cincinnati football teams.  The two teams first played in 1888, resulting in a 0-0 tie.  They have played every year since 1909 (excluding the war years of 1943 and 1944).  During

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Welcome, Coach Harbaugh

Last Friday, April 18th, Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh was inducted into Miami University’s Cradle of Coaches Hall of Fame.  The following day his statue was unveiled at the Cradle of Coaches Plaza.  On behalf of Miami University Libraries

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Cradle of Coaches Presentation Tour

In order to promote our collections here at the Walter Havighurst Special Collections, we are doing a presentation tour of the Cradle of Coaches Collection.  In the fall semester of 2013 we mounted an exhibit to promote and share our

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Cradle of Coaches: A Legacy of Excellence

This fall in the Walter Havighurst Special Collections will be an exhibit honoring Miami University’s Cradle of Coaches.  The term “Cradle of Coaches” was coined by Bob Kurz in 1959, due to the number of successful football coaches from Miami

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From the Stacks: The Cradle of Coaches and Sid Gillman

Sid Gillman is considered by many to be the “Father of the Passing Game.”  While Gillman did not invent the forward pass, his views and concepts were years ahead of his time.  The principles used by Gillman are still in

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