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1980 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1980 record3–7–1
Head coachEd Cavanaugh (1st season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
No. 5 Florida State           10 2 0
No. 8 Penn State           10 2 0
No. 9 Notre Dame           9 2 1
No. 18 Miami           9 3 0
Southern Miss           9 3 0
Navy           8 4 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
Boston College           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           7 4 0
Rutgers           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Tulane           7 5 0
Colgate           5 4 1
North Texas State           6 5 0
Villanova           6 5 0
West Virginia           6 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Richmond           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
East Carolina           4 7 0
Illinois State           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
Holy Cross           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
Memphis           2 9 0
William & Mary           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 9 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Ed Cavanaugh, the Cadets compiled a 3–7–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 295 to 204.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to Navy by a 33 to 6 score.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13Holy CrossW 28–7
September 20California
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 26–19
September 27at Washington StateL 18–31
October 4Harvard
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 10–15
October 11Lehigh
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
T 24–24
October 18at Notre DameL 3–30
October 25at Boston CollegeL 14–30
November 1Rutgers
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 21–37
November 8Air Force
W 47–24
November 15Pittsburgh
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 7–45
November 29vs. NavyL 6–33

RosterEdit

1980 Army Cadets football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 16 Bennett, JerrylJerryl Bennett Jr
T 77 Carter, SteveSteve Carter Sr
QB 11 Decker, T. D.T. D. Decker Sr
C 52 Enright, DanDan Enright Jr
WR 88 Fahnestock, MikeMike Fahnestock Sr
RB 45 Harris, DinoDino Harris Jr
FB 39 Heather, RobRob Heather Jr
G 62 Herholtz, MattMatt Herholtz Sr
WR 37 Hoy, GlennGlenn Hoy So
WR 38 Kullander, KevinKevin Kullander Jr
TE 85 McKearn, MarkMark McKearn Sr
T 76 Meyer, JayJay Meyer Jr
WR 82 Pruitt, LarryLarry Pruitt So
G 73 Sharman, JimJim Sharman Jr
TE 90 Skinner, GeneGene Skinner Jr
FB 32 Vicci, BobbyBobby Vicci Sr
G 79 Waddell, RickRick Waddell So
FB 33 Waldorff, WarrenWarren Waldorff So
RB 40 Walker, GeraldGerald Walker So
T 71 Wilhelm, BillBill Wilhelm Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 89 Carroll, LarryLarry Carroll
DB 23 Cook, JeffJeff Cook Sr
DT 69 Dodson, KevinKevin Dodson Jr
LB 53 Garrison, JohnJohn Garrison
LB 51 Kessler, DanDan Kessler So
DE 87 Lingo, MarkMark Lingo So
DB 19 Love, DaleDale Love Jr
DT 72 March, StanStan March Sr
LB 44 Mazyck, AlAl Mazyck Sr
DB 27 Morgan, TomTom Morgan So
DB 24 Murphy, KevinKevin Murphy So
DB 18 Williams, MikeMike Williams So
LB 86 Wood, BobBob Wood So
DB 28 Zawie, ChrisChris Zawie So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 95 Aucoin, DaveDave Aucoin Jr
P 97 Sartiano, JoeJoe Sartiano
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1980-1984_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  2. "1980 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1980-schedule.html. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
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