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1893 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1893 record4–5
Head coachLaurie Bliss (1st season)
CaptainThomas Gillespie Carson
Home stadiumThe Plain
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →

The 1893 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1893 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Laurie Bliss, the Cadets compiled a 4–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 109 to 84.[1][2] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 6 to 4 score.[3]

No Army Cadets were honored on the 1893 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30Volunteer ACL 4–6
October 7Lafayette
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 36–0
October 14[[{{{school}}}|Lehigh]]
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 0–18
October 21Amherst
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 12–4
October 28Yale
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 0–28
November 4Union
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 6–0
November 11Trinity
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 18–11
November 18Princeton
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 4–36
December 2NavyL 4–6

PlayersEdit

The following Cadets were members of the 1893 Army football team.[3]

  • Thales Lucius Ames, Wisconsin - center
  • Dwight Edward Aultman, Pennsylvania - right tackle (USS General D. E. Aultman (AP-156) named in his honor)
  • John Somerville Battle, North Carolina - left tackle
  • E. P. Berry
  • W. J. Borden
  • Jens Bugge, Jr., Minnesota
  • Reynolds Johnson Burt, Ohio
  • Thomas Gillespie Carson, Illinois - fullback
  • William Durward Connor, Iowa
  • Samuel George Creden, Massachusetts - backup quarterback
  • Samuel Field Dallam, Pennsylvania
  • Chase Doster, Kansas
  • Ralph Willard Drury, Massachusetts
  • Daniel Duncan, Kentucky - backup left halfback
  • James Paxton Harbeson, Kentucky - right end
  • James Villard Heidt, Georgia
  • James William Hinkley, Jr., New York - quarterback
  • Franklin Swart Hutton, New York
  • Edward Leonard King, Massachusetts
  • Abraham Grant Lott, Kansas - left guard
  • Willard Herman McCornack, Illinois
  • Dennis E. Nolan, New York - left end
  • Paul Reisinger, Pennsylvania
  • Otho Bane Rosenbaum, Virginia
  • George Henry Shelton, Connecticut - left halfback
  • Fine Wilson Smith, Kentucky - right guard
  • Lucian Stacey, Maine - right halfback
  • David Sheridan Stanley
  • Harry Howard Stout, Pennsylvania
  • W. A. White
  • Clarence Charles Williams, Georgia

ReferencesEdit


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