1945 Army Cadets football team

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1945 Army Cadets football
National Champions
Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #1
1945 record 9–0
Head coach Red Blaik
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
« 1944 1946 »

The 1945 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy. The Cadets were coached by Red Blaik in his fifth year and finished the season undefeated with a record of nine wins and zero losses (9–0). The squad was also recognized as consensus national champions for the 1945 season.[1] For the season, the Cadets' offense scored 412 points, while the defense allowed 46 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 29 Louisville AAF Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 32–0  
October 6 Wake Forest Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 54–0  
October 13 #9 Michigan #1 Yankee StadiumNew York, NY W 28–7  
October 20 Melville PT Boats #1 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 55–13  
October 27 #19 Duke #1 Polo Grounds • New York, NY W 48–13  
November 3 Villanova #1 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 54–0  
November 10 #2 Notre Dame #1 Yankee Stadium • New York, NY (Rivalry) W 48–0  
November 17 at #6 Penn #1 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 61–0  
December 1 vs. #2 Navy #1 Philadelphia Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) W 32–13  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

*Schedule Source:[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

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 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Army Yearly Results: 1945–1949". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.heisman.com/winners/hsmn-winners.html
  4. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/awards?awardId=14
  5. ^ http://aausullivan.org/winners_1945.html