1986 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1986 Navy Midshipmen football
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Conference Independent
1986 record 3–8
Head coach Gary Tranquill (5th season)
Home stadium Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 20 Virginia Tech           9 2 1
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
Tulsa           7 4 0
Florida State           7 4 1
Army           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Rutgers           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
South Carolina           3 6 2
Tulane           4 7 0
West Virginia           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Wichita State           3 8 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Northern Illinois           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation, the team was led by fifth-year head coach Gary Tranquill.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 Virginia Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 20–10    
September 20 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 29–52    
September 27 Lehigh Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 41–0    
October 4 Dartmouthdagger Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 45–0    
October 6 at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) L 6–40    
October 18 Penn Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD L 26–30    
October 25 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 14–56   45,345
November 1 Notre Dame Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) L 14–33   61,335
November 8 at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY L 22–31    
November 15 Delaware Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD L 14–27    
December 4 vs. Army Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game/Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) L 7–27    
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 195. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.