1996 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1996 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Aloha Bowl champion
Aloha Bowl, W 42–38 vs. California
ConferenceIndependent
1996 record9–3
Head coachCharlie Weatherbie (2nd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Army           10 2  
Navy           9 3  
No. 19 Notre Dame           8 3  
East Carolina           8 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 5  
UAB           5 6  
UCF           5 6  
Southwestern Louisiana           5 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
Arkansas State           4 7  
Northern Illinois           1 10  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by second-year head coach Charlie Weatherbie.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey W 10–6    
September 21 SMU Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland (Rivalry) W 19–17   26,798
September 28 at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, Massachusetts L 38–43    
October 5 Dukedagger Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, Maryland W 64–27   31,365
October 12 at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, Colorado (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) W 20–17    
October 26 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 47–18   17,307
November 2 vs. Notre Dame Croke ParkDublin, Ireland (Emerald Isle Classic/Rivalry) L 27–54   38,651
November 9 Delawaredagger Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, Maryland W 30–14    
November 16 Tulanedagger Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, Maryland W 35–21   24,952
November 23 at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta W 36–26   44,415
December 7 vs. Army Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia (Army–Navy Game/Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) L 24–28    
December 25 vs. California Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Aloha Bowl) W 42–38   30,411
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 195. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.