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1966 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1966 record4–6
Head coachBill Elias (2nd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           9 0 1
Colgate           8 1 1
No. 8 Georgia Tech           9 2 0
Army           8 2 0
Dayton           8 2 0
Houston           8 2 0
Memphis           7 2 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           8 2 1
VPI           8 2 1
Syracuse           8 3 0
Colorado State           7 3 0
New Mexico State           7 3 0
West Texas State           7 3 0
Villanova           6 3 0
Holy Cross           6 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]           6 4 0
Texas Western           6 4 0
Rutgers           5 4 0
Tulane           5 4 1
Florida State           6 5 0
Buffalo           5 5 0
Penn State           5 5 0
Air Force           4 6 0
Boston College           4 6 0
Navy           4 6 0
Utah State           4 6 0
Xavier           4 6 0
Pacific           4 7 0
San Jose State           3 7 0
Pittsburgh           1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1966 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by second-year head coach Bill Elias.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17Boston CollegeW 27–7
September 24at SMUL 3-2158,000
October 1at Air ForceL 7–15
October 8at SyracuseL 14–28
September 24at PittsburghW 24-7
October 22William & Marydagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 21–0
October 29vs. Notre DameL 7–3170,101
November 5Duke
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 7–9
November 12at VanderbiltW 30–14
November 26vs. Army
L 7–20
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1966 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 16 Bassi, PhilPhil Bassi
QB 15 Cartwright, JohnJohn Cartwright Jr
TE 84 Clark, MikeMike Clark
G 60 Cocozzo, TimTim Cocozzo
RB 35 Daley, TomTom Daley
C 58 Dittmann, HarryHarry Dittmann
C 54 Lemon, RonRon Lemon
G 66 Lohr, DaveDave Lohr
G 67 Meinhold, ArtArt Meinhold
RB 24 Murray, TerryTerry Murray
RB 48 Newton, BillBill Newton
QB 18 Pease, KenKen Pease
T 75 Red, RichRich Red
T 79 Ruland, KitKit Ruland
WR 80 Shrawder, TomTom Shrawder
WR 82 Taylor, RodRod Taylor
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 28 Bayer, RickRick Bayer
DT 77 Carr, EmersonEmerson Carr
DB 26 DeGeorge, BernieBernie DeGeorge
DE 87 Dow, BillBill Dow
LB 51 Downing, DonDon Downing
LB 69 Eisenhauer, PetePete Eisenhauer
DB 38 Goebel, JimJim Goebel
DB 34 Lammers, RogersRogers Lammers
DB 49 McDaniel, ScottScott McDaniel
DB 11 McIntosh, JohnJohn McIntosh
DE 74 McKean, TomTom McKean
LB 56 Poole, FrancisFrancis Poole
DE 85 Schantz, CurtCurt Schantz
DT 78 Tate, DaveDave Tate
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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