1944 Army Cadets football team
|1944 Army Cadets football|
Consensus national champion
|Head coach||Earl Blaik (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Michie Stadium|
|1944 Eastern college football independents records|
|No. 1 Army||–||9||–||0||–||0|
|Franklin & Marshall||–||1||–||8||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1944 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1944 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the team finished with a perfect 9–0 season. The Black Knights offense scored 504 points, while the defense allowed 35 points. At the season’s end, the team won a national championship. The team captain was Tom Lombardo. In 1950, Lombardo was killed in action during the Korean War.
|September 30||North Carolina||W 46–0|
|October 7||Brown||W 59–7|
|October 14||Pittsburgh||No. 1||W 69–7|
|October 21||Coast Guard||No. 2||W 76–0|
|October 28||Duke||No. 2||W 27–7|
|November 4||Villanova||No. 1||W 83–0|
|November 11||vs. No. 5 Notre Dame||No. 1||W 59–0|
|November 18||at Penn||No. 1||W 62–7|
|December 2||vs. No. 2 Navy||No. 1||W 23–7|
Awards and honors
- When Pride Still Mattered, David Maraniss, p.113, Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3
- DeLassus, David. "Army Yearly Results: 1940–1944". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on October 21, 2012. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
- "NCAA College Football Awards - ESPN". ESPN.com.
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