American Football Database
1931 Army Cadets football
1931 record8–2–1
Head coachRalph Sasse (2nd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
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Template:1931 college football independents records The 1931 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1931 college football season. In their second season under head coach Ralph Sasse, the Cadets compiled an 8–2–1 record, shut out four of their eleven opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 296 to 72.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen 17–7. The Cadets also defeated Notre Dame, 12 to 0. End Robert Sheridan broke his neck making a tackle in the tie with Yale.[2] Army's two losses were to Harvard by a point and a 26–0 shutout at Pittsburgh.[3]

Two Army players were recognized on the All-America team. Tackle Jack Price received first-team honors from the International News Service (INS) and Central Press Association (CP), and halfback Ray Stecker received third-team honors from the INS.[4][5]


September 26[[{{{school}}}|Ohio Northern]]W 60–0
October 3[[{{{school}}}|Knox]]
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 67–6
October 10Michigan State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–7
October 17Harvard
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 13–14
October 24at YaleT 6–6
October 31Colorado College
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 27–0
November 7LSU
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–0
November 14at PittsburghL 0–26
November 21[[{{{school}}}|Ursinus]]
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 54–6
November 28vs. Notre DameW 12–078,559
December 12vs. Navy
W 17–7


  1. "Army Yearly Results (1930-1934)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  2. "Army's Football Future in Hands of School Head". Chicago Tribune. October 27, 1931.
  3. "1931 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 31, 2015.
  4. Frick, Ford (December 5, 1931). "Schwartz and Dalrymple Most Popular Choices on 'Hearst All-American'". Chester Times.
  5. Bitt, Bill (Central Sports Editor) (December 9, 1931). "Real 1931 All-American Team Selected by College Captains". The Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio).