Gansz Trophy

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Gansz Trophy
Sport Football
First meeting November 15, 1930
SMU 20, Navy 7
Latest meeting November 14, 2015
Navy 55, SMU 14
Next meeting TBA
Statistics
Meetings total 16 (3 trophy games)
All-time series Navy leads 9–7

The Gansz Trophy was created in 2009 through a collaboration between the athletic departments of the United States Naval Academy and Southern Methodist University.[1] The trophy is named for Frank Gansz who played linebacker at the Naval Academy from 1957 through 1959. Gansz later served on the coaching staffs at Colgate, Oklahoma State, SMU, Army, UCLA, Air Force and Navy as well as the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Game results[edit]

Navy victories SMU victories
# Date Location Winner Score
1 November 15, 1930 Baltimore, MD SMU 20–7
2 November 28, 1931 Dallas, TX SMU 13–6
3 October 3, 1959 Dallas, TX SMU 20–7
4 October 8, 1960 Norfolk, VA Navy 26–7
5 October 11, 1963 Dallas, TX SMU 32–28
6 September 24, 1966 Dallas, TX SMU 21–3
7 November 20, 1993 Annapolis, MD SMU 43–13
8 September 9, 1995 Dallas, TX Navy 33–2
9 September 21, 1996 Annapolis, MD Navy 19–17
10 September 20, 1997 Dallas, TX Navy 46–16
11 November 21, 1998 Annapolis, MD SMU 24–11
12 August 31, 2002 Dallas, TX Navy 38–7
13 October 24, 2008 Annapolis, MD Navy 34–7
14 October 17, 2009 Dallas, TX Navy 38–35
15 October 16, 2010 Annapolis, MD Navy 28–21
16 November 12, 2011 Dallas, TX Navy 24–17
17 November 14, 2015 Annapolis, MD Navy 55–14
Series: Navy leads 10–7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Football: "SMU-Navy To Battle For Gansz Trophy: Schools Establish Traveling Trophy To Honor Coaching Legend". October 7, 2009. Naval Academy Varsity Athletics official website. Retrieved 2010-02-20. "SMU-Navy To Battle For Gansz Trophy: Schools Establish Traveling Trophy To Honor Coaching Legend". October 6, 2009. SMUMUSTANGS.com. Retrieved 2010-02-20.