1926 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1926 Navy Midshipmen football
1926 Navy National Championship Team.JPG
National Champions
Conference Independent
1926 record 9–0–1
Head coach Bill Ingram
Home stadium Thompson Stadium
Seasons
« 1925 1927 »

The 1926 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 1926 college football season. The Midshipmen were coached by Bill Ingram in his first year and finished the season undefeated with a record of nine wins, zero losses and one tie (9–0–1). The squad was also recognized as national champions by several selectors.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 Purdue Thompson StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 17–13  
October 9 Drake Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 24–7  
October 9 Richmond Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 26–0  
October 16 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 27–13  
October 23 Colgate Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 13–7  
October 30 Michigan Baltimore StadiumBaltimore, MD W 10–0  
November 6 West Virginia Wesleyan Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 53–7  
November 13 Georgetown Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 10–7  
November 20 Loyola (MD) Thompson Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 35–13  
November 27 vs. Army Soldier FieldChicago, IL (Army–Navy Game) T 21–21  
daggerHomecoming.

*Schedule Source:[2]

Final Dickinson rankings[edit]

TEAM Record Rating
1 Stanford (10–0–0) 22.50
2 Navy Midshipmen (9–0–1) 21.83
3 Michigan Wolverines (7–1–0) 21.25
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9–1–0) 21.25
4 Lafayette Leopards (9–0–0) 20.00
5 USC Trojans (8–2–0) 17.70
6 Alabama Crimson Tide (9–0–0) 16.67
7 Ohio State Buckeyes (7–1–0) 16.25
8 Army Cadets (7–1–1) 14.38
9 Brown Bears (9–0–1) 13.76
10 Northwestern Wildcats (7–1–0) 13.75
10 Illinois Fighting Illini (6–2–0) 13.75
10 Penn Quakers (7–1–1) 13.75

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Football Bowl Subdivision Records: Consensus National Champions" (PDF). 2012 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 72. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Navy Yearly Results: 1925–1929". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "System Places Stanford First," Nevada State Journal (Reno), Dec. 17, 1926, p6