1947 Army Cadets football team

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1947 Army Black Knights football
USMA-BlackKnights-Logo.svg
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #11
1947 record 5-2-2
Head coach Red Blaik
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »

The 1947 Army Black Knights football team represents the United States Military Academy. Led by head coach Red Blaik, the team finished with a 5-2-2 season. The Black Knights offense scored 220 points, while the defense allowed 165 points. At season’s end, the team ranked eleventh in the National standings.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Black Knights points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 27 Villanova Win 13 0 1-0-0
2 Oct. 4 Colorado Win 47 0 2-0-0
3 Oct. 11 Illinois Tie 0 0 2-0-1
4 Oct. 18 Virginia Tech Win 40 0 3-0-1
5 Oct. 25 @ Columbia Loss 20 21 3-1-1
6 Nov. 1 Washington and Lee University Win 65 13 4-1-1
7 Nov. 8 Notre Dame Loss 7 27 4-2-1
8 Nov. 15 @ Penn Tie 7 7 4-2-2
9 Nov. 29 @ Navy Win 21 0 5-2-2

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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. See Army-Navy Game for historical background.

On November 30, Army beat Navy by a score of 21-0.

Awards and honors[edit]

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