1958 Army Cadets football team

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1958 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
Coaches #3
AP #3
1958 record 8–0–1
Head coach Earl Blaik
Home stadium Michie Stadium
« 1957 1959 »

The 1958 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1958 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the team finished with an undefeated 8–0–1 season. The Cadets' offense scored 264 points, while the defense allowed 49 points. At season’s end, the team ranked third in the national standings.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 South Carolina Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 45–8  
October 4 Penn State Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 26–0  
October 11 at Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 14–2  
October 18 Virginiadagger Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 35–6  
October 25 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA T 14–14  
November 1 Colgate Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 68–6  
November 8 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 14–7  
November 15 Villanova Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 26–0  
November 29 vs. Navy Philadelphia Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 22–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in local to gamesite.


Army - Navy Game[edit]

  • The annual contest between the Black Knights of Army and the Midshipmen of the Naval Academy at Annapolis (Navy) is among the most storied rivalries in all of college sports. See Army-Navy Game for historical background.

On November 30, Army beat Navy by a score of 22-6.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bob Novagratz Guard 24 288 Baltimore Colts


Awards and honors[edit]