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1970 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1970 record1–9–1
Head coachTom Cahill (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorRichard S. Lyon (4th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Notre Dame         10 1 0
Villanova         9 2 0
No. 16 Air Force         9 3 0
No. 13 Georgia Tech         9 3 0
Boston College         8 2 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 0
West Virginia         8 3 0
No. 17 Tulane         8 4 0
No. 18 Penn State         7 3 0
Temple         7 3 0
West Texas State         7 3 0
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Florida State         7 4 1
Virginia Tech         5 6 0
Syracuse         6 4 0
Dayton         5 4 1
Pittsburgh         5 5 0
Rutgers         5 5 0
Utah State         5 5 0
Colgate         5 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]         5 6 0
New Mexico State         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         3 8 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Marshall         3 6 0
Buffalo         2 9 0
Navy         2 9 0
Army         1 9 1
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1970 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Tom Cahill, the Cadets compiled a 1–9–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 281 to 151.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets were defeated by the Midshipmen by an 11 to 7 score. The Cadets' only victory came in the season opener, a 26 to 0 victory over Holy Cross.[2]

No Army players were selected as first-team players on the 1970 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12Holy CrossW 26–0
September 19Baylor
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 7–10
September 26at NebraskaL 0–28
October 3at TennesseeL 3–48
October 10at Notre DameL 10–51
October 17at VirginiaL 20–21
October 24Penn State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 14–38
October 31at Boston CollegeL 13–21
November 7Syracuse
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 29–31
November 14Oregon
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
T 22–22
November 28vs. NavyL 7–11

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1970-1974_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  2. "1970 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1970-schedule.html. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
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