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.