1898 Army Cadets football team

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1898 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1898 record 3–2–1
Head coach Herman Koehler (2nd season)
Home stadium The Plain
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The 1898 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1898 college football season; in their second season under head coach Herman Koehler, the Cadets compiled a 3–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 90 to 51.[1] The Cadets' two losses came against undefeated co-national champion Harvard and Yale, the Army–Navy Game was not played in 1898.[2]

Four Army Cadets were honored on the 1898 College Football All-America Team. Fullback Charles Romeyn was a consensus first-team All-American, receiving first-team honors from Caspar Whitney and the New York Sun. Quarterback Leon Kromer, tackle Robert Foy, and end Walter Smith were recognized as third-team All-Americans by Walter Camp.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 1 Tufts The PlainWest Point, NY W 40–0    
October 8 Wesleyan The Plain • West Point, NY W 27–8    
October 15 Harvard The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–28    
October 22 Lehigh The Plain • West Point, NY W 18–0    
October 29 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–10    
November 5 Princeton The Plain • West Point, NY T 5–5    
All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1898 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015.