1928 Army Cadets football team

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1928 Army Black Knights football
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Conference Independent
1928 record 8-2
Head coach Biff Jones
Seasons
« 1927 1929 »

The 1928 Army Black Knights football team represents the United States Military Academy. Led by head coach Biff Jones, the team finished the season with 8 wins. The Black Knights offense scored 215 points, while the defense allowed 79 points. The 1928 season was one of the few years in which Army did not play the Navy Midshipmen in the Army-Navy Game

Regular season[edit]

  • In the 1928 game versus Notre Dame, held at Yankee Stadium, with the score 0–0 at halftime, legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne gave his "win one for the Gipper" speech (with reference to All-American halfback George Gipp, who died in 1920); Notre Dame went on to defeat Army, 12–6.
  • Army participated in the best-attended college football game at Yankee Stadium. The game was held on December 1, 1928 when Army lost to Stanford 26–0 before 86,000 fans).

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Black Knights points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 29 Boston University Win 35 0 1-0
2 Oct. 6 Southern Methodist Win 14 13 2-0
3 Oct. 13 Providence College Win 44 0 3-0
4 Oct. 20 @ Harvard Win 15 0 4-0
5 Oct. 27 @ Yale Win 18 6 5-0
6 Nov. 3 DePauw Win 38 12 6-0
7 Nov. 10 Notre Dame Loss 6 12 6-1
8 Nov. 17 Carleton Win 32 7 7-1
9 Nov. 24 @ Nebraska Win 13 3 8-1
10 Dec. 1 @ Stanford Loss 0 26 8-2

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