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1906 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1906 record3–5–1
Head coachHenry Smither
Ernest Graves, Sr. (1st
1st season)
Home stadiumThe Plain
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

Template:1906 college football independents records The 1906 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1906 college football season. The Cadets compiled a 3–5–1 record, shut out four opponents (including a scoreless tie with Colgate), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 59 to 37.[1] Henry Smither was the coach in the first game of the season, and Ernest Graves, Sr., was the coach in games two through nine. The team's setbacks included losses to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen 10–0.[2]

Two Army players were honored by either Walter Camp (WC) or Caspar Whitney (CW) on the All-America team. They are tackle Henry Weeks (WC-3, CW-2) and guard William Christy (WC-3).[3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29TuftsW 12–0
October 6Trinity
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 24–0
October 13[[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
T 0–0
October 20Williams
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
W 17–0
October 27Harvard
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 0–5
November 3Yale
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 6–10
November 10Princeton
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 0–8
November 24Syracuse
  • The Plain
  • West Point, NY
L 0–4
December 1vs. NavyL 0–10

ReferencesEdit

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