1896 Army Cadets football team

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1896 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1896 record 3–2–1
Head coach George P. Dyer (1st season)
Home stadium The Plain
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The 1896 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1896 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach George P. Dyer, the Cadets compiled a 3–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 93 to 45.[1] The Army–Navy Game was not played in 1896.[2]

No Army Cadets were honored on the 1896 College Football All-America Team.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3 Tufts The PlainWest Point, NY W 27–0    
October 17 Princeton The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–11    
October 24 Union The Plain • West Point, NY W 44–0    
October 31 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L 2–16    
November 7 Wesleyan The Plain • West Point, NY T 12–12    
November 21 Brown The Plain • West Point, NY W 8–6    
All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1896 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015.