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1924 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1924 record5–1–2
Head coachJohn McEwan (2nd season)
CaptainEdgar Garbisch
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Uniform
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →

Template:1924 college football independents records The 1924 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1924 college football season. In their second season under head coach John McEwan, the Cadets compiled a 5–1–2 record, shut out four of their eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 111 to 41.[1]

In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen 12–0; the team's only loss came to undefeated national champion Notre Dame, by a 13 to 7 score.[2]

Five Army players were recognized on the All-America team. Center Edgar Garbisch was selected as a first-team player by Walter Camp, Football World magazine, and All-Sports Magazine. Garbisch was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Guard August Farwick received first-team honors from the All-America Board, the Newspaper Enterprise Association, Billy Evans, and Walter Eckersall. End Frank Frazer was selected as a third-team player by Walter Camp. Harry Ellinger received third-team honors from Davis J. Walsh. Halfback Harry Wilson was selected as a third-team player by All-Sports Magazine.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 4Saint LouisW 17–0
October 11Detroit
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–0
October 18vs. Notre DameL 7–1355,000
October 25Boston University
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–0
November 1at YaleT 7–7
November 8Florida
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 14–7
November 15Columbia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
T 14–14
November 29vs. NavyW 12–0

PlayersEdit

  • Henry Baxter
  • Charles Born
  • Brennan
  • Samuel Brentnall
  • Buell
  • Daly
  • Harry Ellinger
  • August W. Farwick
  • Frank G. Fraser
  • Edgar Garbisch
  • Joseph H. Gilbreth
  • William N. Gillmore
  • Welborn Griffith
  • Louis Hammack
  • Hammer
  • Orville Hewitt
  • Edwin Johnson
  • Minnehan
  • LaVern G. Sanders
  • Frederick F. Scheiffler
  • Schmidt
  • Sievers
  • Simonton
  • Taylor
  • Thomas Trapnell
  • Henry Westphalinger
  • Harry Wilson (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • William Wood
  • Prentice Yeomans

ReferencesEdit

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