1951 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1951 Navy Midshipmen football
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Conference Independent
1951 record 2–6–1
Head coach Eddie Erdelatz (2nd season)
Home stadium Thompson Stadium
← 1950
1952 →

The 1951 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1951 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by second-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.[1][2]


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 at Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, Connecticut T 7–7    
October 6 Princeton Thompson StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland L 20–24    
October 13 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston L 14–21    
October 20 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois L 7–16    
October 27 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia L 0–14    
November 3 No. 13 Notre Dame Municipal StadiumBaltimore (Rivalry) L 0–19   44,237
November 10 Maryland Municipal Stadium • Baltimore (Rivalry) L 21–40   38,000
November 17 at Columbia Baker FieldNew York W 21–7    
December 1 vs. Army Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia (Army–Navy Game) W 42–7    
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.


  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 192. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1950-1954)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.