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1981 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1981 record3–7–1
Head coachEd Cavanaugh (2nd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           10 2 0
No. 4 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
No. 8 Miami           9 2 0
Southern Miss           9 2 1
No. 17 West Virginia           9 3 0
Colgate           7 3 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Navy           7 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Florida State           6 5 0
Holy Cross           6 5 0
Tulane           6 5 0
UNLV           6 6 0
South Carolina           6 6 0
Temple           5 5 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana           5 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
William & Mary           5 6 0
Syracuse           4 6 1
Richmond           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
North Texas State           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 10 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second 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 212 to 126.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets played the Midshipmen to a 3–3 tie.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12at MissouriL 10–24
September 19VMIL 7–14
September 26Brown
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 23–17
October 3at HarvardW 27–13
October 10Rutgers
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 0–17
October 17Princeton
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 34–0
October 24Boston College
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 6–41
October 31at Air ForceL 3–7
November 7Holy Cross
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 13–28
November 14at PittsburghL 0–48
December 1vs. NavyT 3–3

PersonnelEdit

1981 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Walker, GeraldGerald Walker
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Aucoin, DaveDave Aucoin
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. "1981 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1981-schedule.html. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
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