1959 Army Cadets football team

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1959 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1959 record 4–4–1
Head coach Dale Hall (1st season)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Syracuse         11 0 0
No. 12 Penn State         9 2 0
Oregon         8 2 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Detroit         6 4 0
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Memphis State         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
Oklahoma State         6 4 0
No. 20 Pittsburgh         6 4 0
Mississippi Southern         6 4 0
Washington State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Pacific (CA)         5 4 0
Air Force         5 4 1
Navy         5 4 1
Army         4 4 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         5 5 0
Florida State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Texas Tech         4 6 0
Xavier         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Marquette         3 7 0
Oregon State         3 7 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Villanova         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1959 college football season. In their first year under head coach Dale Hall, the Cadets compiled a 4–4–1 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 174 to 141.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost 43–12 to the Midshipmen. The Cadets also lost to Illinois, Penn State, and Oklahoma.[2]

Army end Bill Carpenter was a consensus first-team player on the 1959 College Football All-America Team.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 Boston College No. 7 Michie StadiumWest Point, New York W 44–8  
October 3 at Illinois No. 4 Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois L 14–20  
October 10 No. 16 Penn State Michie Stadium • West Point, New York L 11–17  
October 17 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 21–6  
October 24 Colorado State Michie Stadium • West Point, New York W 25–6  
October 31 vs. Air Force Yankee StadiumBronx, New York (Rivalry) T 13–13  
November 7 Villanova Michie Stadium • West Point, New York W 14–0  
November 14 at Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 20–28  
November 28 vs. Navy Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia (Army–Navy Game) L 12–43  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1959 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved February 10, 2015.