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1971 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1971 record6–4
Head coachTom Cahill (6th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Penn State         11 1 0
Boston College         9 2 0
No. 17 Houston         9 3 0
No. 13 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Utah State         8 3 0
Florida State         8 4 0
Cincinnati         7 4 0
West Virginia         7 4 0
Temple         6 2 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]         6 5 0
Georgia Tech         6 6 0
New Mexico State         5 5 1
Northern Illinois         5 5 1
Syracuse         5 5 1
Dayton         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 7 0
Rutgers         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
Navy         3 8 0
Pittsburgh         3 8 0
Tulane         3 8 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1971 college football season. In their sixth year under head coach Tom Cahill, the Cadets compiled a 6–4 record but were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 206 to 146.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen by a 24 to 23 score.[2]

No Army players were selected as first-team players on the 1971 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18StanfordL 3–38
September 25at Georgia TechW 16–13
October 2Missouri
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 22–6
October 9at Penn StateL 0–42
October 16at Air ForceL 7–20
October 23Virginia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 14–9
October 29at Miami (FL)L 13–24
November 6Rutgers
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 30–17
November 13Pittsburgh
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 17–14
November 27vs. NavyW 24–23

PersonnelEdit

1971 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Fink, KingsleyKingsley Fink So
WR Francis, EdEd Francis Jr
RB Hines, BobBob Hines
  McMuckin, GregGreg McMuckin
TE Sanders, DavidDavid Sanders Sr
  Simar, JohnJohn Simar
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 86 Bogosian, SteveSteve Bogosian Jr
LB 65 Bucha, PetePete Bucha
LB 56 MacLaren, DonDon MacLaren
LB 50 Silva, JimJim Silva
  Stein, RandyRandy Stein
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Barclay, JimJim Barclay So
P Danhof, RonRon Danhof
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt
  • Not listed (missing number/class/position): Bill Barker, Mike Gaines, Bob Jarrell

Game summariesEdit

NavyEdit

Army Cadets vs. Navy Midshipmen
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 0 14 7 2

23

Army 16 0 0 8

24

at JFK StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

[3]

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. "1971 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1971-schedule.html. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  3. Eugene Register-Guard. 1971 Nov 29. Retrieved 2019-Jan-11.
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