1912 Army Cadets football team

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1912 Army Black Knights football
USMA-BlackKnights-Logo.svg
Conference Independent
1912 record 5–3
Head coach Ernest Graves, Sr.
Seasons
« 1911 1913 »

The 1912 Army Black Knights football team represents the United States Military Academy. The team finished with the season with 5 wins. The Black Knights offense scored 108 points, while the defense allowed 59 points. On November 9, Army battled the Carlisle Indian Academy, which featured legendary athlete Jim Thorpe.

Regular season[edit]

Dwight D. Eisenhower (2nd from left) and Omar Bradley (2nd from right) were members of the 1912 West Point football team.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Black Knights points Opponents Record
1 Oct. 5 Stevens Tech Win 27 0 1-0
2 Oct. 12 Rutgers Win 19 0 2-0
3 Oct. 19 Yale Loss 0 6 2-1
4 Oct. 26 Colgate Win 18 7 3-1
5 Nov. 9 Carlisle Indian Loss 6 27 3-2
6 Nov. 16 Tufts University Win 15 6 4-2
7 Nov. 23 Syracuse Win 23 7 5-2
8 Nov. 30 Navy Loss 0 6 5-3

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Army - Navy Game[edit]

  • The annual contest between the Black Knights of Army and the Midshipmen of the Naval Academy at Annapolis (Navy) is among the most storied rivalries in all of college sports. On November 30, Navy beat Army by a score of 6-0.

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