1947 Army Cadets football team

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1947 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
AP No. 11
1947 record 5–2–2
Head coach Earl Blaik (7th year)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
← 1946
1948 →

The 1947 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1947 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the team finished with a 5–2–2 record. The Black Knights offense scored 220 points, while the defense allowed 165 points. At season's end, the team ranked eleventh in the National standings.

Regular season[edit]


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Villanova Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 13–0    
October 11 vs. Illinois Yankee StadiumBronx, NY T 0–0    
October 4 Colorado Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 47–0    
October 18 VPI Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 40–0    
October 25 at Columbia Baker FieldNew York, NY L 20–21    
November 1 Washington & Lee Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 65–13    
November 8 No. 1 Notre Dame No. 9 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, Indiana (Rivalry) L 7-27   59,171
November 15 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA T 7–7    
November 29 vs. Navy No. 12 Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) W 21–0    
All times are in Eastern Time.

Awards and honors[edit]