1966 Season

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1966 Varsity Football Team

Record: 4-5-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Bob Seaman (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 4-5-1

Team Captains: Will Foster, Tommy James, Ron Muhlbach, Dale Gallion

All-Ohio: Will Foster (HM), Bill Porrini (HM)

All-American Conference Standings:
Niles (3-0)
Steubenville (2-1)
Warren Harding (2-2)
Canton McKinley (1-3)
Massillon (1-3)

AP State Poll:
1. Columbus Watterson (10-0) – defeated Upper Arlington
2. Niles (10-0)
3. Sandusky (10-0)
4. Steubenville (9-1) – lost to Massillon
5. Hamilton Garfield (9-0)
6. Upper Arlington (9-1) – lost to Columbus Watterson
7. Columbus Eastmoor (9-0)
8. Akron Hoban (9-1)
9. Louisville (10-0)
10. East Liverpool (9-1)

All-Time Record: 460-141-31
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 38-28-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Niles ended Massillon’s 32-game unbeaten streak. (2) Steubenville was No. 1 in the AP state poll when they were defeated by the Tigers. The Big Red were held to just three first downs (two by penalty) and 39 total yards.  (3) The 4-5-1 record marked Massillon’s first losing season since 1931.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Canton LincolnH3214W14,423Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine9-1H206W14,371Game StoryGame Stats
MansfieldA00T10,000Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance3-7A2412W8,000Game StoryGame Stats
Niles10-0A1220L13,000Game StoryGame Stats
Altoona, PAH1420L15,800Game StoryGame Stats
Upper Arlington9-1H621L15,600Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding3-7A617L15,000Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville9-1H120W17,404Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley6-4H1625L19,009Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL142135142,607Season Stats