1939 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1939 record3–4–2
Head coachWilliam H. Wood (2nd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →

Template:1939 college football independents records The 1939 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1939 college football season. In their second year under head coach William H. Wood, the Cadets compiled a 3–4–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 106 to 105.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Midshipmen won 10–0. The Cadets' three other losses came against Yale, Notre Dame, and Harvard.[2]

Army tackle Harry Stella was selected by the United Press (UP), International News Service (INS), and Newsweek magazine as a first-team player on the All-America team.[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Furman]]W 16–7
October 7Centre
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 9–6
October 14at ColumbiaT 6–6
October 21at YaleL 15–20
October 28[[{{{school}}}|Ursinus]]
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 46–13
November 4vs. No. 4 Notre DameL 0–1475,632
November 11at HarvardL 0–15
November 18Penn State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
T 14–14
December 2vs. NavyL 0–10

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1935-1939_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  2. "1939 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1939-schedule.html. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  3. "U.P. Team Lists Kinnick As Best". Brainerd Daily Dispatch. November 29, 1939.
  4. "Kimbrough Named To INS All America Team". Port Arthur News. November 24, 1939.(INS)
  5. "Newsweek Picks Super Eleven". Wisconsin State Journal. December 9, 1939.


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