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1986 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1986 record6–5
Head coachJim Young (4th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 20 Virginia Tech           9 2 1
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
Tulsa           7 4 0
Florida State           7 4 1
Army           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Rutgers           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
South Carolina           3 6 2
Tulane           4 7 0
West Virginia           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Wichita State           3 8 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Northern Illinois           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jim Young, the Cadets compiled a 6–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 292 to 276.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated Navy, 27–7.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13SyracuseW 33–28
September 20at NorthwesternL 18–25
September 27Wake Forest
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 14–49
October 4at YaleW 41–24
October 11at TennesseeW 25–21
October 18Holy Cross
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 14–17
October 25vs. RutgersL 7–35
November 1Boston College
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 20–27
November 8Air Force
W 21–11
November 15Lafayette
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 56–48
December 6vs. NavyW 27–7

PersonnelEdit

1986 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 86 Charette, MarkMark Charette
QB 9 Crawford, ToryTory Crawford Jr
OL 77 Dickerson, RobRob Dickerson
QB Edwards, AlanAlan Edwards
OL 68 Goodlow, KenKen Goodlow
RB 40 Jones, ClarenceClarence Jones Sr
C 51 Manausa, JoeJoe Manausa
OL 71 Oleinik, JohnJohn Oleinik
FB 47 Peterson, AndyAndy Peterson
QB Ryan, MikeMike Ryan
RB Smith, PaoloPaolo Smith
WR 6 White, BenBen White
WR Wright, BennyBenny Wright
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 94 Brock, JimJim Brock
DL 69 Cooney, DanDan Cooney
S 25 Horton, BillBill Horton
DL 82 Lover, MikeMike Lover
  76 Mathers, ThomasThomas Mathers
LB Scheyer, DaveDave Scheyer
LB Schretzman, ChuckChuck Schretzman
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 4 Walker, KeithKeith Walker
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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


Game summariesEdit

TennesseeEdit

Army Cadets at Tennessee Volunteers
1 2 3 4 Total
Army 0 7 0 18

25

Tennessee 0 14 7 0

21

at Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee

  • Date: October 11
  • Game attendance: 91,343
  • [3]

NavyEdit

Army Cadets vs. Navy Midshipmen
1 2 3 4 Total
Army 3 3 7 14

27

Navy 0 0 7 0

7

at Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

The entire game was played without a single penalty being committed by either team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1985-1989_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  2. "1986 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1986-schedule.html. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  3. Gainesville Sun. 12 Oct 1986. Retrieved 2019-Feb-13.
  4. Gainesville Sun. 1987 Dec 07. Retrieved 2019-Jan-27.
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