The stars appeared to align for the Miami RedHawks (1-2, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) last Saturday night. In front of a packed Yager Stadium, the ‘Hawks were playing well, feeding off the nighttime crowd and looked to be on their way to their first win over the University of Cincinnati since 2005. However, after a late interception for a touchdown, the buzzing crowd turned silent as the Bearcats walked away with their 12th straight victory over Miami. “We had an incredible crowd,” RedHawk head coach Chuck Martin said Monday. “That loss would be excruciating in any way shape or form...Read More
When the Miami RedHawks returned to Yager Stadium September 9 against Austin Peay, the ‘Hawks defense was clicking on all cylinders, led by senior safety Tony Reid. When the RedHawk offense began to struggle in the third quarter, Reid began to heat up. In the second half alone, Reid was a part of three turnovers, two coming on fumbles, while miraculously intercepting a ball down the seam deep in Miami territory. Such an impactful game on its own is noteworthy. However, when taking a look into the preparation that went into Reid’s performance, he goes from impressive athlete...Read More
For nearly 59 minutes Saturday night, it appeared the Miami RedHawks (1-2, MAC 0-0) were going to defeat the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-1, 0-0 AAC) for the first time since 2005. With 1:07 remaining, the more than 20,000 fans inside Yager Stadium saw an interception for a touchdown to give Cincinnati the lead for good. “We should have won 17-14,” head coach Chuck Martin said. “It should have been a hard-fought victory. It should have been exactly what we wanted, and unfortunately twice in three weeks, we’ve self-inflicted and not won football games.” For the majority of the matchup, Martin’s...Read More
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