1915 Army Cadets football team

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1915 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1915 record 5–3–1
Head coach Charles Dudley Daly (3rd season)
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cornell         9 0 0
Pittsburgh         8 0 0
Washington         7 0 0
Washington State         7 0 0
Georgia Tech         7 0 1
Notre Dame         7 1 0
Villanova         6 1 0
Dartmouth         7 1 1
Penn State         7 2 0
Oregon         7 2 0
Princeton         6 2 0
Maryland         6 3 0
California         8 5 0
Oregon Agricultural         5 3 0
Army         5 3 1
Montana         2 2 2
USC         3 4 0
Navy         3 5 1
Idaho         1 4 1

The 1915 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1915 college football season; in their third season under head coach Charles Dudley Daly, the Cadets compiled a 5–3–1 record, shut out four of their nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 114 to 57.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets won 14–0.[2]

Three Army players were recognized on the All-America team. Fullback Elmer Oliphant was selected as a first-team player by Walter Camp, Monty, and Damon Runyon. Center John McEwan was selected as a first-team All-American by Damon Runyon and a second-team player by Monty. Tackle Alex Weyand was selected as a second-team player by Monty and a third-team player by Walter Camp.[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 Holy Cross The PlainWest Point, NY T  14–14  
October 9 Gettysburg The Plain • West Point, NY W 22–0  
October 16 Colgate The Plain • West Point, NY L    0–13  
October 23 Georgetown The Plain • West Point, NY W 10–0  
October 30 Villanova The Plain • West Point, NY L  13–16  
November 6 Notre Dame The Plain • West Point, NY (Rivalry) L    0–7  
November 13 Maine The Plain • West Point, NY W 24–0  
November 20 Springfield (MA) The Plain • West Point, NY W 17–7  
November 27 vs. Navy Polo GroundsNew York, NY (Rivalry) W 14–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1915 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Covers Wide Scope In Choosing His All-American Gridironers". The Washington Post. December 5, 1915. (Camp)
  4. ^ "Monty Picks All-Star Team: Maulbetsch of Michigan Lands on Second Eleven; He is Only 'Westerner' to Be Honored by the Writer". Fort Wayne News. December 4, 1915. 
  5. ^ Damon Runyon (December 3, 1915). "Runyon Picks Oliphant and McEwan: Names Army Players on His "All" Team". El Paso Herald. p. 10.