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.