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1971 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1971 record3–8
Head coachRick Forzano (3rd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial 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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1971 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by third-year head coach Rick Forzano.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11at VirginiaW 10–6
September 18Penn StateL 3–5626,855
September 25at Boston CollegeL 6–49
October 2at MichiganL 0–4668,168
October 9at PittsburghL 35–36
October 15at Miami (FL)L 16–31
October 23Dukedagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 15–14
October 30at Notre DameL 0–2159,075
November 6at Georgia TechL 21–34
November 13Syracusedagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 17–14
November 27vs. Army
L 23–24
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1971 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Berry, GeorgeGeorge Berry
  Forde, JackJack Forde
WR Ogden, SteveSteve Ogden
FB Pease, AndyAndy Pease
QB Stuvek, FredFred Stuvek So
  Van Loan, LarryLarry Van Loan
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
  Rhoads, GaryGary Rhoads
  Robinson, CharleyCharley Robinson
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Lanning, RogerRoger Lanning
P Moore, TomTom Moore
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): Don Canterna

ReferencesEdit

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