1924 Army Cadets football team

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1924 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1924 record 5–1–2
Head coach John McEwan (2nd season)
Captain Edgar Garbisch
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         10 0 0
Dartmouth         7 0 1
Army         5 1 2
Penn State         6 3 1
Pittsburgh         5 3 1
Navy         2 6 0

The 1924 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1924 college football season; in their second season under head coach John McEwan, the Cadets compiled a 5–1–2 record, shut out four of their eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 111 to 41.[1]

In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen 12–0; the team's only loss came to undefeated national champion Notre Dame, by a 13 to 7 score.[2]

Five Army players were recognized on the All-America team. Center Edgar Garbisch was selected as a first-team player by Walter Camp, Football World magazine, and All-Sports Magazine. Garbisch was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Guard August Farwick received first-team honors from the All-America Board, the Newspaper Enterprise Association, Billy Evans, and Walter Eckersall. End Frank Frazer was selected as a third-team player by Walter Camp. Harry Ellinger received third-team honors from Davis J. Walsh. Halfback Harry Wilson was selected as a third-team player by All-Sports Magazine.

Players[edit]

  • Henry Baxter
  • Charles Born
  • Brennan
  • Samuel Brentnall
  • Buell
  • Daly
  • Harry Ellinger
  • August W. Farwick
  • Frank G. Fraser
  • Edgar Garbisch
  • Joseph H. Gilbreth
  • William N. Gillmore
  • Welborn Griffith
  • Louis Hammack
  • Hammer
  • Orville Hewitt
  • Edwin Johnson
  • Minnehan
  • LaVern G. Sanders
  • Frederick F. Scheiffler
  • Schmidt
  • Sievers
  • Simonton
  • Taylor
  • Thomas Trapnell
  • Henry Westphalinger
  • Harry Wilson (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • William Wood
  • Prentice Yeomans

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 4 Saint Louis Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 17–0    
October 11 Detroit Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 20–0    
October 18 vs. Notre Dame Polo GroundsNew York, NY (Rivalry) L 7–13   55,000
October 25 Boston University Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 20–0    
November 1 at Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT T 7–7    
November 8 Florida Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 14–7    
November 15 Columbia Michie Stadium • West Point, NY T 14–14    
November 29 vs. Navy Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 12–0    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1924 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015.