|1896 Navy Midshipmen football|
|Head coach||Johnny Poe (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Worden Field|
The 1896 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1896 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Johnny Poe, the Midshipmen compiled a 5–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 180 to 53. The Army–Navy Game was canceled due to Presidential cabinet order.
|October 7||Penn||L 0–8|
|October 10||Franklin & Marshall||W 49–0|
|October 17||St. John's College||W 68–0|
|October 24||Penn reserve team||L 0–6|
|October 31||Rutgers||W 40–6|
|November 7||Lehigh||W 24–10|
|November 23||White Squadron||W 11–5|
|November 26||Lafayette||L 6–18|
- ↑ "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 188. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
- ↑ "Navy Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1895-1899_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
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