The 1950 Army Black Knights football team represented the United States Military Academy. Led by head coach Red Blaik, the team finished with an 8-1 record. The Black Knights offense scored 267 points, while the defense allowed 40 points. Bob Blaik was the starting quarterback. Tom Lombardo, the captain of the 1944 Army team was killed in action in Korea. 
Two weeks before the Army-Navy game, Johnny Trent, the captain of the 1949 Army team was killed in action. Trent, and Arnold Galiffa, the starting quarterback of the 1949 Army team, were sent with the Eighth Army to Korea. Navy would beat Army by a score of 14-2. It was the first time Navy had beaten Army since 1943. 
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 December 2, with US President Harry S. Truman in attendance, Navy upset undefeated Army by a score of 14-2.