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1968 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1968 record2–8
Head coachBill Elias (4th season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Penn State         11 0 0
Rutgers         8 2 0
West Texas State         8 2 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Florida State         8 3 0
Air Force         7 3 0
Army         7 3 0
Buffalo         7 3 0
No. 18 Houston         6 2 2
Utah State         7 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
West Virginia         7 3 0
VPI         7 4 0
Pacific         6 4 0
Syracuse         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 0
Miami (FL)         5 5 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]         4 6 0
Holy Cross         3 6 1
San Jose State         3 7 0
Navy         2 8 0
Tulane         2 8 0
Pittsburgh         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1968 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by fourth-year head coach Bill Elias.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21at Penn StateL 6–3149,273
September 28Boston CollegedaggerL 15–49
October 5at MichiganL 9–3256,501
October 12vs. Air ForceL 20–26
October 19Pittsburgh
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 17–16
October 26Virginia
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 0–24
November 2vs. Notre DameL 14–4563,738
November 9at Georgia TechW 35–15
November 16at SyracuseL 6–44
November 30vs. Army
L 14–21
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1968 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OT 71 Burbage, TomTom Burbage
TE 84 Clark, MikeMike Clark
RB 35 Daley, TomTom Daley
OG 65 Gantley, JohnJohn Gantley
C 58 Gierucki, JimJim Gierucki
OG 69 Hecomovich, MikeMike Hecomovich
OT 63 Krstich, JeffJeff Krstich
OG 73 Leaman, SteveSteve Leaman
QB 15 McNallen, MarkMark McNallen So
WR 82 Monson, ScottScott Monson
RB 89 Newton, BillBill Newton
RB 48 Pike, DanDan Pike
WR 30 Schwelm, KarlKarl Schwelm
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 77 Carr, EmersonEmerson Carr
DT 78 Cleverdon, TomTom Cleverdon
LB 62 Crimmins, MarkMark Crimmins
DB 40 Estey, ChipChip Estey
DB 49 Lammers, JeffJeff Lammers
DT 74 McKean, TomTom McKean
LB 70 McKinney, BillBill McKinney
DE 88 O'Brien, TomTom O'Brien
DB 11 Sheppard, JimJim Sheppard
DB 21 Sher, TomTom Sher
DB 22 Thorpe, GrantGrant Thorpe
LB 68 Wills, RussRuss Wills
DB 34 Ziska, FredFred Ziska
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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