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1988 Army Cadets football
Sun Bowl, L 29–28 vs. Alabama
ConferenceIndependent
1988 record9–3
Head coachJim Young (6th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 3 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 5 West Virginia           11 1 0
Southern Miss           10 2 0
No. 13 Syracuse           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
Louisville           8 3 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Northern Illinois           7 4 0
Pittsburgh           6 5 0
Memphis State           6 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southwest Louisiana]]           6 5 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Akron           5 6 0
Penn State           5 6 0
Tulane           5 6 0
Louisiana Tech           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulsa           4 7 0
Boston College           3 8 0
Cincinnati           3 8 0
East Carolina           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Virginia Tech           3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth season under head coach Jim Young, the Cadets compiled a 9–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 336 to 226.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated Navy, 20–15. They also lost a close game to Alabama, 29–28, in the 1988 Sun Bowl.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 10Holy CrossW 23–3
September 17at WashingtonL 17–31
September 24Northwestern
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 23–7
October 1Bucknell
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 58–10
October 8at YaleW 33–18
October 15Lafayette
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 24–17
October 22vs. RutgersW 34–24
November 5Air Force
W 28–15
November 12Vanderbilt
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 24–19
November 19vs. Boston CollegeL 24–38
December 12vs. NavyW 20–15
December 24vs. AlabamaL 28–29

RosterEdit

1988 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Baker, DougDoug Baker So
FB Barnett, BenBen Barnett Jr
OT 72 Braun, MikeMike Braun
RB Cass, CalvinCalvin Cass So
WR Jordan, SeanSean Jordan
QB 2 Leone, OttoOtto Leone
RB Mayweather, MikeMike Mayweather So
QB 9 McWilliams, BryanBryan McWilliams So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 45 Lingley, TroyTroy Lingley
  Miller, NealNeal Miller
LB Noto, AnthonyAnthony Noto
LB 48 O'Toole, MikeMike O'Toole
LB Schretzman, ChuckChuck Schretzman
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 4 Walker, KeithKeith Walker
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Jack Hecker

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt
  • Not listed (missing number/class/position): Mark Mooney

Season summaryEdit

NavyEdit

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

20

Navy 3 3 3 6

15

at Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Army wins the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy

[3]

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. "1988 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1988-schedule.html. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  3. Gainesville Sun. 1988 Dec 4.
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