1979 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1979 Navy Midshipmen football
Conference Independent
1979 record 7–4
Head coach George Welsh
Home stadium Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Florida State           11 1 0
#7 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
UNLV           9 1 2
#17 Temple           10 2 0
Tulane           9 3 0
Rutgers           8 3 0
East Carolina           7 3 1
#20 Penn State           8 4 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Navy           7 4 0
Notre Dame           7 4 0
Southern Miss           6 4 1
Syracuse           7 5 0
Colgate           5 4 1
Boston College           5 6 0
Holy Cross           5 6 0
Memphis           5 6 0
Miami           5 6 0
North Texas           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Virginia Tech           5 6 0
West Virginia           5 6 0
Georgia Tech           4 6 1
Louisville           4 6 1
Connecticut           3 6 2
William & Mary           4 7 0
Northwestern State           3 6 0
Illinois State           3 8 0
Northeast Louisiana           3 8 0
Army           2 8 1
Air Force           2 9 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
Richmond           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 15 The Citadel Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 26–7  
September 22 Connecticut Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 21–10  
September 29 Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 13–12  
October 6 Air Force Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) W 13–9  
October 13 at William & Mary Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA (Oyster Bowl) W 24–7  
October 20 Virginia #20 Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 17–10  
October 27 at #12 Pittsburgh #17 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 7–24  
November 3 at #13 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 0–14  
November 10 Syracuse Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD L 14–30  
November 17 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 14–24  
December 1 vs. Army John F. Kennedy StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) W 31–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Navy had 107 yards of penalties but prevailed 13-9. [2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated. 1979 October 15.