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.