1974 Army Cadets football team

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1974 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1974 record 3–8
Head coach Homer Smith (1st season)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I Independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Notre Dame         10 2 0
No. 7 Penn State         10 2 0
Temple         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 1
Rutgers         7 3 1
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Pittsburgh         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Miami (FL)         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Holy Cross         5 5 1
Tulane         5 6 0
Colgate         4 6 0
Northern Illinois         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Army         3 8 0
Dayton         3 8 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Air Force         2 9 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Florida State         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their first year under head coach Homer Smith, the Cadets compiled a 3–8 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 306 to 156.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 19 to 0 score.[2]

No Army players were selected as first-team players on the 1974 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 14 Lafayette Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 14–7  
September 21 Tulane Michie Stadium • West Point, NY L 14–31  
September 28 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 14–27  
October 5 Penn State Michie Stadium • West Point, NY L 14–21  
October 12 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 14–33  
October 19 at Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 0–48  
October 26 Holy Cross Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 13–10  
November 2 Vanderbilt Michie Stadium • West Point, NY L 14–38  
November 9 Air Force Michie Stadium • West Point, NY (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) W 17–16  
November 16 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 42–56  
November 30 vs. Navy JFK StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy/Army–Navy Game) L 0–19  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1974 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 2, 2015.