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1987 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1987 record5–6
Head coachJim Young (5th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
No. 4 Syracuse           11 0 1
No. 2 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
No. 17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Jim Young, the Cadets compiled a 5–6 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 277 to 223.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated Navy, 17–3.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResult
September 12Holy CrossL 24–34
September 19at Kansas StateW 41–14
September 26The Citadel
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 48–6
October 3Wake Forest
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 13–17
October 10at Boston CollegeL 24–29
October 17Colgate
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 20–22
October 24Rutgers
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
L 14–27
October 31Temple
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 17–7
November 7at Air ForceL 10–27
November 14Lafayette
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, New York
W 49–37
December 52:00 p.m.vs. NavyW 17–3

PersonnelEdit

1987 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Barnett, BenBen Barnett
RB Cass, CalvinCalvin Cass Fr
QB 9 Crawford, ToryTory Crawford Sr
WR Jordan, SeanSean Jordan
RB 30 Mayweather, MikeMike Mayweather
RB 47 Peterson, AndyAndy Peterson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Griffiths, RayRay Griffiths
LB 45 Lingley, TroyTroy Lingley
DB 18 Oliver, EdricoEdrico Oliver
LB 55 Schretzman, ChuckChuck Schretzman
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 1 Rambusch, BitBit Rambusch
K 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

TempleEdit

Temple Owls at Army Cadets
1 2 3 4 Total
Temple 0 7 0 0

7

Army 0 7 10 0

17

at Michie StadiumWest Point, New York

  • Date: October 31
  • Game attendance: 32,053
  • [3]

NavyEdit

Army Cadets (4–6) vs. Navy Midshipmen (2–8)
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 0 0 0 3

3

Army 3 0 0 14

17

at Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: December 5
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game attendance: 68,000
  • [4]

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 December 9, 2015.
  2. "1987 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1987-schedule.html. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  3. Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 01. Retrieved 2019-Apr-10.
  4. Gainesville Sun. 1987 Dec 06. Retrieved 2019-Jan-27.
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