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1978 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1978 record4–6–1
Head coachHomer Smith (5th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Penn State           11 1 0
North Texas State           9 2 0
East Carolina           9 3 0
Navy           9 3 0
No. 7 Notre Dame           9 3 0
Rutgers           9 3 0
Florida State           8 3 0
Temple           7 3 1
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Holy Cross           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           6 4 1
Georgia Tech           7 5 0
Hawaii           6 5 0
Miami           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 5 1
William & Mary           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Army           4 6 1
Memphis State           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Virginia Tech           4 7 0
Air Force           3 8 0
Colgate           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Syracuse           3 8 0
Illinois State           2 9 0
West Virginia           2 9 0
Boston College           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth and final year under head coach Homer Smith, the Cadets compiled a 4–6–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 255 to 188.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 28 to 0 score.[2]

No Army players were selected as first-team players on the 1978 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16LafayetteW 24–14
September 23Virginia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 17–21
September 30Washington State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
T 21–21
October 7at TennesseeL 13–31
October 14Holy Cross
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 0–31
October 21at FloridaL 7–31
October 28Colgate
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 28–3
November 4Air Force
W 28–14
November 11Boston College
W 29–26
November 18at PittsburghL 17–35
December 2vs. NavyL 0–28

RosterEdit

  • Clennie Brundidge, Sr.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1975-1979_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  2. "1978 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1978-schedule.html. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
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