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1986 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1986 record3–8
Head coachGary Tranquill (5th season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial 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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by fifth-year head coach Gary Tranquill.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13VirginiaW 20–10
September 20at IndianaL 29–52
September 27Lehigh
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 41–0
October 4Dartmouthdagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 45–0
October 6at Air ForceL 6–40
October 18Penn
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 26–30
October 25at PittsburghL 14–5645,345
November 1Notre DameL 14–3361,335
November 8at SyracuseL 22–31
November 15Delaware
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 14–27
December 4vs. ArmyL 7–2771,570
  • daggerHomecoming

PersonnelEdit

1986 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 15 Byrne, BillBill Byrne
RB 21 Holl, DonDon Holl
RB 34 Hollinger, TonyTony Hollinger
WR Hughes, DonDon Hughes
RB Kirk, JimJim Kirk
QB 11 Lauletta, JoeJoe Lauletta
RB McKenna, JohnJohn McKenna
QB 18 Misch, BobBob Misch
WR Ray, MikeMike Ray
WR Saunders, TroyTroy Saunders
RB 38 Smith, ChuckChuck Smith
RB Smith, MikeMike Smith
TE Sniffen, JohnJohn Sniffen
TE 87 Voss, KevinKevin Voss
WR Wallace, VernonVernon Wallace
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 41 Firlie, MarcMarc Firlie
  40 Fuller, JohnJohn Fuller
DB 10 Herron, MikeMike Herron
  20 Kiefer, MarkMark Kiefer
LB 19 McBeth, VinceVince McBeth
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Fundoukas, TedTed Fundoukas
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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