1916 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 1916 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1916 college football season. In their second season under head coach Jonas Ingram, the Midshipmen compiled a 6–3–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 199 to 76.[1][2]

1916 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–3–1
Head coach
CaptainClarence Ward
Home stadiumWorden Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Birmingham     7 1 0
Southwestern Louisiana Industrial     7 1 0
Maryland State     6 2 0
Marshall     7 2 1
Middle Tennessee State Normal     5 2 0
Spring Hill     4 2 0
West Virginia     5 2 2
Navy     6 3 1
Southwest Texas State     3 1 3
Presbyterian     4 3 0
Delaware     4 3 1
North Texas State Normal     4 3 1
Western Kentucky State Normal     3 2 0
George Washington     3 3 1
Wake Forest     3 3 0
Louisville     2 3 1
West Tennessee State Normal     2 3 1
Texas Mines     2 3 0
Tusculum     2 3 0

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 25 at the Polo Grounds in New York City; Army won 15–7.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultSource
September 30DickinsonT 0–0
October 7Georgetown
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–7
October 11Maryland State
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD (rivalry)
W 14–7[3]
October 14Pittsburgh
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
L 19–20
October 21West Virginia
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 12–7
October 28Georgia
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 27–3
November 42:30 p.m.Washington and Lee
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
L 0–10[4]
November 11at North Carolina A&M
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 50–0
November 18Villanova
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 57–7
November 25vs. ArmyL 7–15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 189. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Navy Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "State Scares Middies: Only Fumble Prevents Curley Byrd's Football Team From Tying The Score". The Baltimore Sun. October 12, 1916. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Big Gridiron Games On Schedule Today". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C. November 4, 1916. p. 8. Retrieved January 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .