Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football

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Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football
First season 1918
Last season 1945
Bowl record 1–0 (1.000)

The Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football represented the Naval Station Great Lakes, the United States Navy's boot camp located near North Chicago, Illinois, in college football.[1][2][3][4][5]

The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 6–0–2 record, won the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Charlie Bachman, who was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach, also played for the 1918 Great Lakes team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott, Jack. "1942 Great Lakes" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ Keeler, Cy. "1943 Great Lakes" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ Scott, John B. "1944 Great Lakes" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ Scott, Jack. "1945 Great Lakes" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets School History". Sports Reference. Retrieved October 15, 2016.