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1985 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1985 record4–7
Head coachGary Tranquill (4th season)
CaptainEric Fudge
CaptainNapoleon McCallum
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial 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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 7North CarolinaL 19–21
September 14at DelawareL 13–1623,110
September 21at IndianaL 35–38
September 28at No. 20 VirginiaW 17–13
October 12No. 13 Air Force
L 7–2435,663
October 19Lafayettedagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 56–14
October 26Pittsburgh
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 21–729,343
November 2at Notre DameL 17–4159,075
November 9Syracuse
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 20–24
November 16at South CarolinaL 31–34
December 52:30 p.m.vs. ArmyCBSW 17–7
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[3]

RosterEdit

1985 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Byrne, BillBill Byrne Jr
RB McCallum, NapoleonNapoleon McCallum (C) 10px Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL Fudge, EricEric Fudge (C) Sr
DL MacFarlane, DirkDirk MacFarlane
DL Pimpo, DaveDave Pimpo
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Solomon, ToddTodd Solomon
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

ArmyEdit

Army Cadets vs. Navy Midshipmen
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 7 0 0 10

17

Army 7 0 0 0

7

at Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

With Vice President and former Navy pilot George Bush in attendance, Napoleon McCallum rushed for 217 yards, the second-most rushing yards by a Navy player against Army, and broke the NCAA single-season all-purpose yardage record of Pitt's Tony Dorsett.[5]

AwardsEdit

  • Napoleon McCallum – Heisman Trophy voting (7th)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 195. 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 (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1985-1989_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. 2011 Navy football media guide.
  4. "In a Farewell Appearance, McCallum Stuns Army." Washington Post. 1985 Dec 08. Retrieved 2019-Jan-28.
  5. "It's bon voyage for Navy's McCallum." Milwaukee Journal. 1985 Dec 8.
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