Robert Boyers

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Robert Boyers
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Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1876-12-25)December 25, 1876
Bellaire, Ohio
Died August 4, 1949(1949-08-04) (aged 72)[1]
Staten Island, New York
Playing career
1899–1902 Army
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1904–1905 Army
Head coaching record
Overall 11–6–1

Robert Emlen Boyers (December 25, 1876 – August 4, 1949) was a United States Army officer and American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the United States Military Academy from 1904 to 1905, compiling a record of 11–6–1. Boyers was born on December 25, 1876 and graduated from West Point in 1903. He served during World War I with the 3rd Infantry Division in France and with the 332nd Infantry Regiment in Italy. He lost his foot as the result of wounds and retired in 1919 with the rank of captain.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Army Cadets (Independent) (1904–1905)
1904 Army 7–2
1905 Army 4–4–1
Army: 11–6–1
Total: 11–6–1


  1. ^ United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates; West Point Alumni Association, Inc (1949). Assembly. ISSN 1041-2581. Retrieved April 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Cullum, George W. (1920). Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York Since Its Establishment in 1802. Saginaw, Michigan: Sherman & Peters, Printers. p. 1060. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 

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