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1985 Army Cadets football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 31–29 vs. Illinois
ConferenceIndependent
1985 record9–3
Head coachJim Young (3rd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
No. 15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season as an independent. The team was led by head coach Jim Young, in his third year, and played their home games at Michie Stadium in West Point, New York. They finished the season with a record of nine wins and three losses (9–3 overall), and with a victory against Illinois in the Peach Bowl. The Cadets offense scored 396 points, while the defense allowed 232 points.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14Western MichiganW 48–6
September 21Rutgers
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–16
September 28at PennW 41–3
October 5Yale
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 59–16
October 12Boston College
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 45–14
October 19at Notre DameL 10–24
October 26Colgate
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 45–43
November 2Holy Cross
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 34–12
November 9at Air ForceL 7–45
November 16Memphis State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 49–7
December 7vs. NavyL 7–17
December 31vs. IllinoisW 31–29

RosterEdit

1985 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB Black, DougDoug Black Sr
QB Crawford, ToryTory Crawford So
QB Healy, RobRob Healy Sr
RB Jones, ClarenceClarence Jones
RB Lampley, WilliamWilliam Lampley
OT Manausa, JoeJoe Manausa
OL Parlier, BryanBryan Parlier Sr
OG Smith, DonnieDonnie Smith
WR Spellmon, ScottScott Spellmon
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL Brock, JimJim Brock
DE Gutierrez, KurtKurt Gutierrez
S Chronister, PeelPeel Chronister
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Stopa, CraigCraig Stopa Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

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