1935 Army Cadets football team

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1935 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1935 record 6–2–1
Head coach Garrison H. Davidson (3rd season)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         7 1 1
Pittsburgh         7 1 2
Army         6 2 1
Navy         5 4 0
Penn State         4 4 0
Drexel         3 2 2

The 1935 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1935 college football season. In their third year under head coach Garrison H. Davidson, the Cadets compiled a 6–2–1 record, shut out four of their nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 176 to 62.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen 28–6. The Cadets' two losses came against Mississippi State and Pittsburgh, and they played Notre Dame to a 6–6 tie at Yankee Stadium.[2]

Two Army players were recognized on the All-America team. End William R. Shuler received first-team honors from the Associated Press (AP).[3] Halfback Charles R. Meyer received second-team honors from the United Press (UP) and North American Newspaper Alliance.[4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 5 William & Mary Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 14–0    
October 12 Gettysburg Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 54–0    
October 19 Harvard Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 13–0    
October 26 at Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 14–8    
November 2 Mississippi State Michie Stadium • West Point, NY L    7–13    
November 9 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L    6–29    
November 16 vs. Notre Dame Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Rivalry) T    6–6   78,114
November 23 Vermont Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 34–0    
November 30 vs. Navy Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 28–6    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1935 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ Alan Gould (December 7, 1935). "Lutz, Grayson Only Coast Stars On A.P. All-American: Four Southern Aces Given Laurels". Oakland Tribune. 
  4. ^ Stuart Cameron (November 29, 1935). "Grayson On U.P. All-American Team: Moscrip and Lutz Placed on Reserves". Oakland Tribune. 
  5. ^ "Four Coast Stars on All-America Elevens: Kerr, McGugin, Phelan and Dorais Select 1935 All-Star Teams; Moscrip, Grayson Named". Los Angeles Times. December 1, 1935.