1906 Army Cadets football team

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1906 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1906 record 3–5–1
Head coach Henry Smither
Ernest Graves, Sr. (1st
1st season)
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →
1906 IAAUS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington State         6 0 0
Notre Dame         6 1 0
Penn State         8 1 1
Navy         8 2 2
Virginia         7 2 2
Oregon         5 0 1
VPI         5 2 2
Utah         4 1 0
Oregon Agricultural         4 1 2
Washington         4 1 4
Dartmouth         6 3 1
Western U. of Penn.         6 4 0
Florida         5 3 0
Maryland         5 3 0
USC         2 0 2
Army         3 5 1
Montana         2 4 0
North Carolina         1 4 2

The 1906 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1906 college football season, the Cadets compiled a 3–5–1 record, shut out four opponents (including a scoreless tie with Colgate), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 59 to 37.[1] Henry Smither was the coach in the first game of the season, and Ernest Graves, Sr., was the coach in games two through nine. The team's setbacks included losses to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton; in the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen 10–0.[2]

Two Army players were honored by either Walter Camp (WC) or Caspar Whitney (CW) on the All-America team. They are tackle Henry Weeks (WC-3, CW-2) and guard William Christy (WC-3).[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Tufts The PlainWest Point, NY W 12–0  
October 6 Trinity The Plain • West Point, NY W 24–0  
October 13 Colgate The Plain • West Point, NY T    0–0  
October 20 Williams The Plain • West Point, NY W 17–0  
October 27 Harvard The Plain • West Point, NY L    0–5  
November 3 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L    6–10  
November 10 Princeton The Plain • West Point, NY L    0–8  
November 24 Syracuse The Plain • West Point, NY L    0–4  
December 1 vs. Navy Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L    0–10  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1906 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30. 
  4. ^ Caspar Whitney. "The View-Point". Outing. p. 537.