1945 Army Cadets football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1945 Army Cadets football
AP Poll national champion
Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 1
1945 record 9–0
Head coach Earl Blaik (5th year)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →

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 consensus national champions for the 1945 season.[1] For the season, the Cadets' offense scored 412 points, while the defense allowed 46 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 29 Louisville AAF Michie StadiumWest Point, New York W 32–0  
October 6 Wake Forest Michie Stadium • West Point, New York W 54–0  
October 13 No. 9 Michigan No. 1 Yankee Stadium • New York City W 28–7  
October 20 Melville PT Boats No. 1 Michie Stadium • West Point, New York W 55–13  
October 27 No. 19 Duke No. 1 Polo Grounds • New York W 48–13  
November 3 Villanova No. 1 Michie Stadium • West Point, New York W 54–0  
November 10 No. 2 Notre Dame No. 1 Yankee Stadium • New York (Rivalry) W 48–0  
November 17 at No. 6 Penn No. 1 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia W 61–0  
December 1 vs. No. 2 Navy No. 1 Philadelphia Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia (Army–Navy Game) W 32–13  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

*Schedule Source:[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Football Bowl Subdivision Records: Consensus National Champions" (PDF). 2012 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 72. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Army Yearly Results: 1945–1949". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/awards?awardId=14