1985 Army Cadets football team

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1985 Army Black Knights football
Peach Bowl Champions
Peach Bowl vs. Illinois, W 31–29
Conference Independent
1985 record 9–3
Head coach Jim Young
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Penn State           11 1 0
#9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
#15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Army Black Knights football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season as a Division I-A Independent. The team was led by head coach Jim Young, in his third year, and played their home games at Michie Stadium in West Point, New York. They finished the season with a record of nine wins and three losses (9–3 overall), and with a victory against Illinois in the Peach Bowl. The Black Knights offense scored 396 points, while the defense allowed 232 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 14 Western Michigan* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 48–6  
September 21 Rutgers* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 20–16  
September 28 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 41–3  
October 5 Yale* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 59–16  
October 12 Boston College* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 45–14  
October 19 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN L 10–24  
October 26 Colgate* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 45–43  
November 2 Holy Cross* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 34–12  
November 9 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO L 7–45  
November 16 Memphis State* Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 49–7  
December 7 vs. Navy* Veterans Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) L 7–17  
December 31 vs. Illinois* Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) W 31–29  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Military Academy – 1985". College Football Reference. Retrieved October 14, 2012.