1900 Army Cadets football team

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1900 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1900 record 7–3–1
Head coach Herman Koehler (4th season)
Home stadium The Plain
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The 1900 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1900 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach Herman Koehler, the Cadets compiled a 7–3–1 record, shut out seven opponents (including a scoreless tie with Penn State), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 109 to 68.[1] The team's three losses came in games against Harvard (29–0), national champion Yale (18–0), and Navy (11–7).[2]

Army end Walter Smith is recognized by the NCAA as a consensus first-team player on the 1900 College Football All-America Team,[3] having received first-team honors from Caspar Whitney[4] and third-team honors from Walter Camp.[5] Tackle Edward Farnsworth also received third-team honors from Camp.[5]


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 29 Tufts The PlainWest Point, NY W 5–0    
October 6 Penn State The Plain • West Point, NY T 0–0    
October 13 Trinity (CT) The Plain • West Point, NY W 28–0    
October 17 De La Salle Institute (NY) The Plain • West Point, NY W 11–0    
October 20 Harvard The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–29    
October 27 Williams The Plain • West Point, NY W 6–0    
November 3 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–18    
November 7 Rutgers The Plain • West Point, NY W 23–0    
November 10 Hamilton The Plain • West Point, NY W 11–0    
November 17 Bucknell The Plain • West Point, NY W 18–10    
December 1 vs. Navy Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) L 7–11    
All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1900 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ Caspar Whitney (January 1901). "University Football: The Season of 1900 Reviewed" (PDF). Outing. pp. 483–484. 
  5. ^ a b "Walter Camp's 1900 All America Selections". Capital Times. November 23, 1930.