1913 Army Cadets football team

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1913 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1913 record 8–1
Head coach Charles Dudley Daly (1st season)
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →
1913 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         7 0 0
Washington         7 0 0
Army         8 1 0
Dartmouth         7 1 0
Navy         7 1 1
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
Maryland         6 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         3 2 3
Washington State         4 4 0
Oregon         3 3 1
Idaho         3 3 0
Montana         2 4 0
Penn State         2 6 0

The 1913 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1913 college football season; in their first season under head coach Charles Dudley Daly, the Cadets compiled an 8–1 record, shut out five of their nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 253 to 57 – an average of 28.1 points scored and 6.3 points allowed.[1] The Cadets' only loss was against Notre Dame team by a 35 to 13 score; in the annual Army–Navy Game at the Polo Grounds in New York City, the Cadets won 22–9.[2]

End Louis A. Merrilat was a consensus first-team player on the All-America team.[3] Tackle Alex Weyand was selected as a second-team All-American by Walter Camp and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.[4] Quarterback Vernon Prichard was selected as a second-team All-American by Harper's Weekly.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 Stevens Tech The PlainWest Point, NY W 34–0  
October 11 Rutgers The Plain • West Point, NY W 29–0  
October 18 Colgate The Plain • West Point, NY W 7–6  
October 25 Tufts The Plain • West Point, NY W 2–0  
November 1 Notre Dame The Plain • West Point, NY (Rivalry) L 13–35  
November 8 Albrght The Plain • West Point, NY W 77–0  
November 15 Villanova The Plain • West Point, NY W 55–0  
November 22 Springfield (MA) The Plain • West Point, NY W 14–7  
November 29 vs. Navy Polo GroundsNew York, NY (Rivalry) W 22–9  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1913 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. ^ "Camp Picks All-American Eleven: 2 Western Men on All-America Football Team". The Indianapolis Star. December 14, 1913. 
  5. ^ "Butler of Wisconsin on All-American". Racine Journal-News. December 24, 1913.