1938 Army Cadets football team

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1938 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1938 record8–2
Head coachWilliam H. Wood (1st season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Villanova         8 0 1
No. 9 Holy Cross         8 1 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 1 0
Boston College         6 1 2
No. 15 Fordham         6 1 2
No. 8 Pittsburgh         8 2 0
Hardin–Simmons         8 2 0
Army         7 2 0
No. 6 Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
No. 20 Dartmouth         7 2 0
St. Mary's (CA)         6 2 0
Navy         4 3 2
Penn State         3 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1938 college football season. In their first year under head coach William H. Wood, the Cadets compiled an 8–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 243 to 95.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen by a 14 to 7 score. The Cadets' two losses came against Columbia and Notre Dame,[2] and were unranked in the AP poll.

No Army players were recognized on the All-America team.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24WichitaW 32–0
October 1VPI
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 39–0
October 8Columbia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 18–20
October 15at HarvardW 20–17
October 22Boston University
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 40–0
October 29vs. No. 7 Notre DameL 7–1976,338
November 5Franklin & Marshall
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–12
November 12Chattanooga
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 34–13
November 19Princeton
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 19–7
November 26vs. NavyW 14–7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "1938 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015.