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.
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.