1911 Army Cadets football team

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1911 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1911 record 6–1–1
Head coach Joseph Beacham (1st season)
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →
1911 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington         7 0 0
Penn State         8 0 1
Notre Dame         6 0 2
Navy         6 0 3
Florida         5 0 1
Carlisle         11 1 0
Army         6 1 1
Dartmouth         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
North Carolina         6 1 1
Oregon Agricultural         5 2 0
North Carolina A&M         5 3 0
Idaho         4 3 0
Pittsburgh         4 3 1
Oregon         3 2 0
Montana         2 1 0
Maryland         4 4 2
Washington State         3 3 0

The 1911 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1911 college football season; in their first and only season under head coach Joseph Beacham, the Cadets compiled a 6–1–1 record, shut out five of their eight opponents (including a scoreless tie with Georgetown), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 88 to 11 – an average of 11.0 points scored and 1.4 points allowed.[1] The Cadets' only loss came against the Navy Midshipmen by a 3 to 0 score in the annual Army–Navy Game.[2]

Tackle Leland Devore was a consensus first-team player on the All-America team.[3] Other notable players on the 1911 Army team include center Franklin C. Sibert, guard Archibald Arnold, and tackle Robert Littlejohn.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Vermont The PlainWest Point, NY W 12–0  
October 14 Rutgers The Plain • West Point, NY W 18–0  
October 21 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY W   6–0  
October 28 Lehigh The Plain • West Point, NY W 20–0  
November 4 Georgetown The Plain • West Point, NY T    0–0  
November 11 Bucknell The Plain • West Point, NY W 20–2  
November 18 Colgate The Plain • West Point, NY W 12–6  
November 25 vs. Navy Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L    0–3  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1911 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.