1966 Army Cadets football team

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1966 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1966 record8–2
Head coachTom Cahill (1st season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           9 0 1
Colgate           8 1 1
No. 8 Georgia Tech           9 2 0
Army           8 2 0
Dayton           8 2 0
Houston           8 2 0
Memphis State           7 2 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           8 2 1
VPI           8 2 1
Syracuse           8 3 0
Colorado State           7 3 0
New Mexico State           7 3 0
West Texas State           7 3 0
Villanova           6 3 0
Holy Cross           6 3 1
Southern Miss           6 4 0
Texas Western           6 4 0
Rutgers           5 4 0
Tulane           5 4 1
Florida State           6 5 0
Buffalo           5 5 0
Penn State           5 5 0
Air Force           4 6 0
Boston College           4 6 0
Navy           4 6 0
Utah State           4 6 0
Xavier           4 6 0
Pacific           4 7 0
San Jose State           3 7 0
Pittsburgh           1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. In their first year under head coach Tom Cahill, the Cadets compiled an 8–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 141 to 105.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen by a 20 to 7 score. The Cadets lost only to Notre Dame by a 35 to 0 score and to Tennessee by a 38 to 7 score.[2]

Army linebacker Townsend Clarke was selected by the Central Press Association as a first-team player on the 1966 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17Kansas StateW 21–6
September 24Holy Cross
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 14–0
October 1Penn State
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 11–0
October 8at Notre DameL 0–35
October 22Pittsburgh
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 28–0
October 29vs. TennesseeL 7–38
November 5George Washington
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 20–7
November 12at CaliforniaW 6–3
November 26vs. NavyW 20–7

Roster[edit]

  • RB Charles Jarvis, So.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "1966 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 2, 2015.