Throwback Thursday: 1968 MAC Champions


The 1968 Mid-American Conference champion Ohio University Football Team will be honored this weekend during the Ohio University football game in Athens as the team hosts UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The team completed an undefeated 10-0 season en route to a Tangerine Bowl appearance. Pomeroy High School graduates Phil Swindell (No. 84, front row) and Carson Crow (No. 51, third row middle) were starters on the team and will be among those honored this weekend. Ohio placed 10 players on the All-MAC team that season, including Swindell, who was named to the second team as a tight end. Crow, a center, would be voted the Most Valuable Player by his teammates for the 1970 season. 1968 was the last MAC title for the Bobcats.

The 1968 Mid-American Conference champion Ohio University Football Team will be honored this weekend during the Ohio University football game in Athens as the team hosts UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The team completed an undefeated 10-0 season en route to a Tangerine Bowl appearance. Pomeroy High School graduates Phil Swindell (No. 84, front row) and Carson Crow (No. 51, third row middle) were starters on the team and will be among those honored this weekend. Ohio placed 10 players on the All-MAC team that season, including Swindell, who was named to the second team as a tight end. Crow, a center, would be voted the Most Valuable Player by his teammates for the 1970 season. 1968 was the last MAC title for the Bobcats.


The 1968 Mid-American Conference champion Ohio University Football Team will be honored this weekend during the Ohio University football game in Athens as the team hosts UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The team completed an undefeated 10-0 season en route to a Tangerine Bowl appearance. Pomeroy High School graduates Phil Swindell (No. 84, front row) and Carson Crow (No. 51, third row middle) were starters on the team and will be among those honored this weekend. Ohio placed 10 players on the All-MAC team that season, including Swindell, who was named to the second team as a tight end. Crow, a center, would be voted the Most Valuable Player by his teammates for the 1970 season. 1968 was the last MAC title for the Bobcats.

The 1968 Mid-American Conference champion Ohio University Football Team will be honored this weekend during the Ohio University football game in Athens as the team hosts UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The team completed an undefeated 10-0 season en route to a Tangerine Bowl appearance. Pomeroy High School graduates Phil Swindell (No. 84, front row) and Carson Crow (No. 51, third row middle) were starters on the team and will be among those honored this weekend. Ohio placed 10 players on the All-MAC team that season, including Swindell, who was named to the second team as a tight end. Crow, a center, would be voted the Most Valuable Player by his teammates for the 1970 season. 1968 was the last MAC title for the Bobcats.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2018/09/web1_9.27-OU-Football_ne2018926134223417.jpgThe 1968 Mid-American Conference champion Ohio University Football Team will be honored this weekend during the Ohio University football game in Athens as the team hosts UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The team completed an undefeated 10-0 season en route to a Tangerine Bowl appearance. Pomeroy High School graduates Phil Swindell (No. 84, front row) and Carson Crow (No. 51, third row middle) were starters on the team and will be among those honored this weekend. Ohio placed 10 players on the All-MAC team that season, including Swindell, who was named to the second team as a tight end. Crow, a center, would be voted the Most Valuable Player by his teammates for the 1970 season. 1968 was the last MAC title for the Bobcats.