1958 Army Cadets football team

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1958 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 3
AP No. 3
1958 record 8–0–1
Head coach Earl Blaik (18th year)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Air Force         9 0 2
#3 Army         8 0 1
Rutgers         8 1 0
#9 Syracuse         8 2 0
#19 Oklahoma State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Holy Cross         6 3 0
Navy         6 3 0
Penn State         6 3 1
#17 Notre Dame         6 4 0
Pacific (CA)         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Pittsburgh         5 4 1
Detroit         4 4 1
Boston University         4 5 0
San Jose State         4 5 0
Texas Tech         3 7 0
Marquette         2 7 1
Drake         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Colgate         1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

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 was third in the national rankings.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 South Carolina No. 8 Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 45–8  
October 4 Penn State No. 5 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 26–0  
October 11 at No. 4 Notre Dame No. 3 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 14–2  
October 18 Virginiadagger No. 1 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 35–6  
October 25 at Pittsburgh No. 1 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA T 14–14  
November 1 Colgate No. 3 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 68–6  
November 8 at Rice No. 3 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 14–7  
November 15 Villanova No. 3 Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 26–0  
November 29 vs. Navy No. 5 Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, PA [1] (Rivalry) W 22–6  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Army–Navy Game[edit]

  • The annual Army-Navy Game 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. On November 29 in Philadelphia, Army beat Navy by a score of 22–6.[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

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

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hand, Jack (November 30, 1958). "Anderson, Army overpower Navy, 22-6". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. p. 1, sports. 
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1959.htm
  3. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/awards?awardId=14

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