1945 Army Cadets football team

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1945 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 1
1945 record9–0
Head coachEarl Blaik (5th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Penn State         5 3 0
Drexel         2 5 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 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]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 29Louisville AAFW 32–0
October 6Wake Forest
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 54–0
October 13No. 9 MichiganNo. 1W 28–7
October 20Melville PT BoatsNo. 1
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 55–13
October 27No. 19 DukeNo. 1W 48–13
November 3VillanovaNo. 1
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 54–0
November 10No. 2 Notre DameNo. 1
W 48–0
November 17at No. 6 PennNo. 1W 61–0
December 1vs. No. 2 NavyNo. 1W 32–13
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
Source:[2]

Roster[edit]

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. Archived from the original on October 21, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2013.
  3. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/awards?awardId=14