1945 Army Cadets football team
|1945 Army Cadets football|
AP Poll national champion
|Home stadium||Michie Stadium|
|1945 Eastern college football independents records|
|No. 1 Army||–||9||–||0||–||0|
|Franklin & Marshall||–||4||–||0||–||1|
|No. 20 Columbia||–||8||–||1||–||0|
|No. 16 Holy Cross||–||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 8 Penn||–||6||–||2||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1945 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1945 college football season. The Cadets were coached by Earl Blaik in his fifth year and finished the season undefeated with a record of nine wins and zero losses (9–0). The squad was also recognized as national champions for the 1945 season. For the season, the Cadets' offense scored 412 points, while the defense allowed 46 points.
|September 29||Louisville AAF||W 32–0|
|October 6||Wake Forest||W 54–0||10,000|
|October 13||vs. No. 9 Michigan||No. 1||W 28–7||62,878|
|October 20||Melville PT Boats||No. 1||W 55–13|
|October 27||vs. No. 19 Duke||No. 1||W 48–13||44,687|
|November 3||Villanova||No. 1||W 54–0|
|November 10||vs. No. 2 Notre Dame||No. 1||W 48–0||74,621|
|November 17||at No. 6 Penn||No. 1||W 61–0||73,000|||
|December 1||vs. No. 2 Navy||No. 1||W 32–13|
Awards and honors
- Doc Blanchard, Heisman Trophy
- Doc Blanchard, Maxwell Award
- Doc Blanchard, James E. Sullivan Award
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "2012 DI Football Records Book - FBS section" (PDF). 2012 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 72. Retrieved March 28, 2013.
- Morrow, Art (November 18, 1945). "73,000 See Army's Power Batter Penn, 61-0; Davis and Blanchard Both Score 3 Times". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pa. p. S1 – via Newspapers.com.
- DeLassus, David. "Army Yearly Results: 1945–1949". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on October 21, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2013.
- "NCAA College Football Awards - ESPN".