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1977 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1977 record5–6
Head coachGeorge Welsh (5th season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
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The 1977 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by fifth-year head coach George Welsh.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10The CitadelW 21–2
September 17Connecticut
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 38–7
September 25at MichiganL 7–14101,800
October 1at DukeL 16–28
October 8Air Force
W 10–7
October 15at PittsburghL 17–34
October 22William & Marydagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 42–17
October 29at Notre DameL 10–4359,075
November 5Syracuse
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 34–45
November 12Georgia Tech
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 20–16
November 26vs. ArmyL 14–1781,091
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1977 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 65 Barker, JeromeJerome Barker So
C 77 Bott, RickRick Bott So
G 62 Fieldman, TomTom Fieldman So
RB Gattuso Jr., JoeJoe Gattuso Jr. Sr
TE 83 Hendershot, CarlCarl Hendershot So
FB 33 Klawinski, LarryLarry Klawinski So
QB 15 Lesczynski, BobBob Lesczynski Jr
WR 80 McConkey, PhilPhil McConkey Jr
QB 18 Powers, BobBob Powers So
OT 75 Ryan, KevinKevin Ryan Sr
RB 23 Sherlock, MikeMike Sherlock Fr
OT 61 Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 73 Chambers, SteveSteve Chambers Fr
LB 63 Kronzer, MikeMike Kronzer Fr
DB 32 McCormick, PatPat McCormick Sr
DT 76 Merrill, JohnJohn Merrill So
DB 66 Meyers, CharlieCharlie Meyers So
DB 49 Milo, GreggGregg Milo So
DE 88 Nixon, HughHugh Nixon So
LB 55 Paulk, TomTom Paulk So
DE 84 Thornton, CharlieCharlie Thornton So
DB 36 Zingler, ChuckChuck Zingler So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 10 Tata, BobBob Tata Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

Air Force Falcons at Navy Midshipmen
1 2 3 4 Total
Air Force 0 7 0 0

7

Navy 0 7 0 3

10

at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland

  • Date: October 8
  • Game weather: Rain
  • [3]



ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 194. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. "Navy Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1975-1979_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. New York Times. 1977 Oct 09. Retrieved 2019-Jan-22.
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