1938 Army Cadets football team

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1938 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1938 record 8–2
Head coach William H. Wood (1st season)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Villanova         8 0 1
No. 9 Holy Cross         8 1 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 1 0
No. 8 Pittsburgh         8 2 0
Army         7 2 0
No. 6 Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
No. 20 Dartmouth         7 2 0
Boston College         6 1 2
No. 15 Fordham         6 1 2
St. Mary's (CA)         6 2 0
Navy         4 3 2
Penn State         3 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1938 college football season. In their first year under head coach William H. Wood, the Cadets compiled an 8–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 243 to 95.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen by a 14 to 7 score. The Cadets' two losses came against Columbia and Notre Dame,[2] and were unranked in the AP poll.

No Army players were recognized on the All-America team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 24 Wichita Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 32–0    
October 1 VPI Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 39–0    
October 8 Columbia Michie Stadium • West Point, NY L 18–20    
October 15 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 20–17    
October 22 Boston University Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 40–0    
October 29 vs. No. 7 Notre Dame Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Rivalry) L 7–19   76,338
November 5 Franklin & Marshall Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 20–12    
November 12 Chattanooga Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 34–13    
November 19 Princeton Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 19–7    
November 26 vs. Navy Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 14–7    
#Rankings from AP poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1938 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015.