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1959 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1959 record5–4–1
Head coachWayne Hardin (1st season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Syracuse         11 0 0
No. 12 Penn State         9 2 0
Oregon         8 2 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Detroit         6 4 0
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Memphis State         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
Oklahoma State         6 4 0
No. 20 Pittsburgh         6 4 0
Washington State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Pacific (CA)         5 4 0
Air Force         5 4 1
Navy         5 4 1
Army         4 4 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         5 5 0
Florida State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Texas Tech         4 6 0
Xavier         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Marquette         3 7 0
Oregon State         3 7 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Villanova         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1959 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by first-year head coach Wayne Hardin.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 19at Boston CollegeW 24–8
September 26William & MaryNo. 13W 29–2
October 3at SMUNo. 15L 7–20
October 10vs. No. 12 SyracuseL 6–32
October 16at Miami (FL)L 8–23
October 24at PennT 22–22
October 31at Notre DameL 22–2558,652
November 7vs. MarylandW 22–14
November 14George Washington
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 16–8
November 28vs. ArmyW 43–12
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 192. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. "Navy Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. "Notre Dame edges Navy on late kick". Spokesman-Review. Chicago Tribune ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 3, sports. November 1, 1959. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9WwpAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cOcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3460%2C540210.
  4. "Bellino leads Navy to 43-12 rout of Army". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, sports. November 29, 1959. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=emNWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-PEDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5322%2C4741715.

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