1926 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1926 Navy Midshipmen football
1926 Navy National Championship Team.JPG
National champion (Boand, Houlgate)
ConferenceIndependent
1926 record9–0–1
Head coachBill Ingram (1st season)
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Southern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Loyola (LA)         10 0 0
Miami (FL)         8 0 0
Navy         9 0 1
Texas Tech         6 1 3
Tulsa         7 2 0
Georgetown         7 2 1
William & Mary         7 3 0
Hampden–Sydney         5 2 3
Middle Tennessee         4 2 1
West Virginia         6 4 0
Wake Forest         5 4 1
Texas Mines         3 4 0
Delaware         3 5 0
Duke         3 6 0
East Tennessee State         2 4 1
Oglethorpe         3 7 1
Richmond         2 7 0

The 1926 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 1926 college football season. The Midshipmen were coached by Bill Ingram in his first year and finished the season undefeated with a record of nine wins, zero losses and one tie (9–0–1). Although Alabama and Stanford have been named the 1926 national champion by most selectors, the 1926 Navy team was named as the national champion under Boand and Houlgate Systems.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2PurdueW 17–13
October 9Drake
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 24–7
October 9Richmond
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 26–0
October 16at PrincetonW 27–13
October 23Colgate
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–7
October 30MichiganW 10–0
November 6West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 53–7
November 13Georgetown
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 10–7
November 20Loyola (MD)
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 35–13
November 27vs. ArmyT 21–21

Source:[2]

Final Dickinson rankings[edit]

TEAM Record Rating
1 Stanford (10–0–0) 22.50
2 Navy Midshipmen (9–0–1) 21.83
3 Michigan Wolverines (7–1–0) 21.25
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9–1–0) 21.25
4 Lafayette Leopards (9–0–0) 20.00
5 USC Trojans (8–2–0) 17.70
6 Alabama Crimson Tide (9–0–0) 16.67
7 Ohio State Buckeyes (7–1–0) 16.25
8 Army Cadets (7–1–1) 14.38
9 Brown Bears (9–0–1) 13.76
10 Northwestern Wildcats (7–1–0) 13.75
10 Illinois Fighting Illini (6–2–0) 13.75
10 Penn Quakers (7–1–1) 13.75

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Navy Yearly Results: 1925–1929". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on July 9, 2013. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
  3. ^ "System Places Stanford First," Nevada State Journal (Reno), Dec. 17, 1926, p6