1984 Army Cadets football team

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1984 Army Cadets football
Cherry Bowl champion
ConferenceIndependent
1984 record8–3–1
Head coachJim Young (2nd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Boston College           10 2 0
No. 11 South Carolina           10 2 0
Army           8 3 1
Rutgers           7 3 0
No. 17 Florida State           7 3 2
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
West Virginia           8 4 0
No. 18 Miami (FL)           8 5 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Penn State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Navy           4 6 1
Southern Miss           4 7 0
Pittsburgh           3 7 1
Tulane           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Army Cadets football team was an American football team that represented the United States Military Academy in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Jim Young, the Cadets compiled an 8–3–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 320 to 218.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated Navy by a 28–11 score. The Cadets also defeated Michigan State, 10–6, in the 1984 Cherry Bowl.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 15ColgateW 41–15
September 22at TennesseeT 24–24
September 29Duke
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 13–9
October 6Harvard
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 33–11
October 13vs. RutgersL 7–14
October 20Penn
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 48–13
October 27at SyracuseL 16–27
November 3Air Force
W 24–12
November 10at No. 16 Boston CollegeL 31–45
November 17vs. MontanaW 45–31
December 1vs. NavyW 28–11
December 22vs. Michigan StateW 10–6
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster[edit]

1984 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB Doug Black Jr
QB Nate Sassaman Sr
OL Bryan Parlier Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE Kurt Gutierrez
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "1984 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 9, 2015.