1948 Army Cadets football team

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1948 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #6
1948 record 8–0–1
Head coach Earl Blaik
Offensive coordinator Sid Gillman
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
« 1947 1949 »

The 1948 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1948 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the Cadets offense scored 294 points while the defense allowed 89 points. At season’s end, Army was ranked sixth in the nation. [1]

Coaching staff[edit]

Head coach Red Blaik implemented a two platoon system, using specialists strictly for offense and defense. [2] Offensive coach Sid Gillman left Army to become the head coach for the University of Cincinnati. [3]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 25 at Villanova Michie StadiumWest Point, New York W 28-0  
October 9 at Illinois W 26-21  
October 16 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 20-7  
October 23 at Cornell W 27-6  
October 30 at Virginia Tech Michie StadiumWest Point, New York W 49-7  
November 6 at Stanford Yankee StadiumNew York City, New York W 43-0  
November 13 at University of Pennsylvania W 26-20  
November 27 vs. Navy T 21-21  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ When Pride Still Mattered, David Maraniss, p.99, Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3
  2. ^ When Pride Still Mattered, David Maraniss, p.105, Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3
  3. ^ When Pride Still Mattered, David Maraniss, p.97, Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3
  4. ^ http://cfrreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=82&season=1948