1985 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1985 Navy Midshipmen football
Conference Independent
1985 record 4–7
Head coach Gary Tranquill (4th year)
Captain Eric Fudge
Captain Napoleon McCallum
Home stadium Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »

The 1985 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1985 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 7 North Carolina Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 19–21  
September 14 at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 13–16  
September 21 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 35–38  
September 28 at #20 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 17–13  
October 12 #13 Air Force Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis< MD L 7–24  
October 19 Lafayettedagger Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 56–14  
October 26 Pittsburgh Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 21–7  
November 2 at Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 17–41  
November 9 Syracuse Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD L 20–24  
November 16 at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 31–34  
December 5 2:30 p.m. vs. Army Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Army-Navy Game) CBS W 17–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

[1]

Game notes[edit]

Army[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 7 0 0 10 17
Army 7 0 0 0 7

Napoleon McCallum rushed for 217 yards on 41 carries, the second-most rushing yards by a Navy player against Army, and broke the NCAA single-season all-purpose yardage record of Pitt's Tony Dorsett. [2]


Awards[edit]

  • Napoleon McCallum - Heisman Trophy voting (7th)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Navy football media guide.
  2. ^ "It's bon voyage for Navy's McCallum." Milwaukee Journal. 1985 Dec 8.