1978 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1978 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1978 record5–6
Head coach
CaptainDwayne Berry, Jim Daley, Howie Kurnick, Mike Rock
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1977
1979  
1978 NCAA Division I-A independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 4 Penn State      1110
North Texas State      920
East Carolina      930
Navy      930
No. 7 Notre Dame      930
Rutgers      930
Florida State      830
Temple      731
Pittsburgh      840
Holy Cross      740
Louisville      740
UNLV      740
Southern Miss      740
Northeast Louisiana      641
Georgia Tech      750
Hawaii      650
Miami (FL)      650
South Carolina      551
William & Mary      551
Cincinnati      560
Villanova      560
Army      461
Memphis State      470
Tulane      470
Virginia Tech      470
Air Force      380
Colgate      380
Richmond      380
Syracuse      380
Illinois State      290
West Virginia      290
Boston College      0110
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented University of Cincinnati during 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by head coach Ralph Staub, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 16 Southern Miss W 26–14 [1]
September 23 Louisville
L 14–28
September 30at Richmond L 28–51
October 7at No. 18 Florida State L 21–26
October 14at Temple L 13–16
October 21 Tulsa
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 26–27
October 28at Southwestern Louisiana W 38–13
November 4 Northeast Louisiana
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 20–7 [2]
November 11 Ohio Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 35–0
November 18at Miami (OH) L 24–28
November 25at Memphis State W 34–14

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References

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  2. "'Children's hour' arrives in time for 20–7 Bearcat victory". The Cincinnati Enquirer. November 5, 1978. p. 2C. Retrieved March 25, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
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