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1944 Army Cadets football
Consensus national champion
Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 1
1944 record9–0
Head coachEarl Blaik (4th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
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The 1944 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1944 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the team finished with a perfect 9–0 season. The Black Knights offense scored 504 points, while the defense allowed 35 points. At the season’s end, the team won a national championship. The team captain was Tom Lombardo. In 1950, Lombardo was killed in action during the Korean War.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30North CarolinaW 46–0
October 7Brown
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 59–7
October 14PittsburghNo. 1
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 69–7
October 21[[{{{school}}}|Coast Guard]]No. 2
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 76–0
October 28DukeNo. 2W 27–7
November 4VillanovaNo. 1
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 83–0
November 11No. 5 Notre DameNo. 1W 59–0
November 18at PennNo. 1W 62–7
December 2No. 2 NavyNo. 1W 23–7
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
*Schedule Source:[2]

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