1920 Army Cadets football team

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1920 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1920 record 7–2
Head coach Charles Dudley Daly (2nd year of 2nd stint; 6th overall season)
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         9 0 0
USC         6 0 0
Penn State         7 0 2
Army         7 2 0
Dartmouth         7 2 0
Navy         6 2 0
Idaho         4 2 0
Montana         4 3 0

The 1920 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1920 college football season; in their sixth season under head coach Charles Dudley Daly, the Cadets compiled a 7–2 record, shut out five of their nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 314 to 47.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen 7–0. The Cadets also defeated Lebanon Valley College 53–0 and Bowdoin College 90–0.[2]

Two players were recognized on the All-America team. Fullback Walter French was selected as a first-team All-American by Football World magazine and as a second-team All-American by Walter Camp and the United Press. Guard Fritz Breidster was selected as a second-team All-American by Walter Eckersall and a third-team player by Walter Camp.[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 2 Union (NY) The PlainWest Point, NY W 35–0    
October 2 Marshall The Plain • West Point, NY W 38–0    
October 9 Middlebury The Plain • West Point, NY W 27–0    
October 16 Springfield (MA) The Plain • West Point, NY W 26–7    
October 23 Tufts The Plain • West Point, NY W 28–6    
October 30 Notre Dame The Plain • West Point, NY (Rivalry) L 17–27   10,000
November 6 Lebanon Valley The Plain • West Point, NY W 53–0    
November 13 Bowdoin The Plain • West Point, NY W 90–0    
November 27 vs. Navy Polo GroundsNew York, NY (Rivalry) L 0–7    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1920 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Camp Names Gridiron Stars". Post-Standard. Syracuse, NY. December 15, 1920. 
  4. ^ "Weston on Second All-American Team". Janesville Daily Gazette. December 13, 1920. 
  5. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1154