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1950 Army Cadets football team

American college football team season

1950 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 2
1950 record8–1
Head coach
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
1950 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Franklin & Marshall         9 0 0
No. 6 Princeton         9 0 0
No. 2 Army         8 1 0
Fordham         8 1 0
Carnegie Tech         7 1 0
Drexel         6 1 0
No. 20 Cornell         7 2 0
Bucknell         6 3 0
Penn         6 3 0
Yale         6 3 0
Buffalo         5 3 0
Colgate         5 3 0
Penn State         5 3 1
Syracuse         5 5 0
Temple         4 4 1
Tufts         4 4 1
Columbia         4 5 0
Villanova         4 5 0
Holy Cross         4 5 1
Dartmouth         3 5 1
Duquesne         2 6 1
Hofstra         2 6 0
NYU         1 5 1
Harvard         1 7 0
Brown         1 8 0
Pittsburgh         1 8 0
Boston College         0 9 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1950 college football season. Led by head coach Earl Blaik, the team finished with an 8–1 record. The Cadets offense scored 267 points, while the defense allowed 40 points. Bob Blaik was the starting quarterback.

1950 Army Cadets football team Intro articles: 4

Season

Tom Lombardo, the captain of the 1944 Army team, was killed in action in Korea.[1] Two weeks before the Army–Navy Game, Johnny Trent, the captain of the 1949 Army team, was killed in action. Trent, and Arnold Galiffa, the starting quarterback of the 1949 Army team, were sent with the Eighth Army to Korea.[2] With President Harry S. Truman in attendance, Navy beat Army by a score of 14–2. It was the first time Navy had beaten Army since 1943.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30ColgateNo. 2W 28–0
October 7Penn StateNo. 4
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 41–7
October 14vs. No. 18 MichiganNo. 1W 27–6
October 21at HarvardNo. 1W 49–0
October 28at ColumbiaNo. 2W 34–0
November 4at No. 15 PennNo. 2W 28–13
November 11New MexicoNo. 1
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 51–0
November 18at StanfordNo. 3W 7–0
December 2vs. NavyNo. 2L 2–14
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1950 Army Cadets football team Season articles: 28

Roster

  • QB Bob Blaik
  • Elmer Stout #26

1951 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Al Pollard Back 21 251 New York Yanks
Dan Foldberg End 22 261 Detroit Lions

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References

  1. ^ Maraniss, David. When Pride Still Mattered. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3. p. 113
  2. ^ Maraniss, p. 114
  3. ^ David Maraniss, p. 116
  4. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1951.htm