1923 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1923 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Rose Bowl, T 14–14 vs. Washington
Conference Independent
1923 record 5–1–3
Head coach Bob Folwell (4th season)
Captain Arthur Carney
Home stadium Worden Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         9 1 0
Dartmouth         8 1 0
Navy         5 1 3
Army         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
Pittsburgh         5 4 0
Montana         4 4 0

The 1923 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1923 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Bob Folwell, the Midshipmen compiled a 5–1–3 record, shut out three opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 168 to 62.[1][2]

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 25 at the Polo Grounds in New York City and the teams played to a scoreless tie. Navy was invited to play in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, and played Washington to a 14–14 tie.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 29 William & Mary Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD W 39–10    
October 6 Dickinson Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 13–7    
October 13 West Virginia Wesleyan Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 26–7    
October 20 Penn State New Beaver FieldState College, PA L    3–21    
October 27 vs. Princeton Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD T    3–3    
November 3 Colgate Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W   9–0    
November 10 St. Xavier Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 61–0    
November 24 vs. Army Polo GroundsNew York, NY (Rivalry) T    0–0    
January 1, 1924 vs. Washington Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) T  14–14   45,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 190. Retrieved July 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Navy Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.