1920 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 1920 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1920 college football season. In their first season under head coach Bob Folwell, the Midshipmen compiled a 6–2 record, shut out three opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 164 to 43.[1][2]

1920 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–2
Head coach
CaptainEddie Ewen
Home stadiumWorden Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Talladega     ? 0 0
Trinity (NC)     4 0 1
North Texas State Normal     7 1 0
Presbyterian     5 1 1
Middle Tennessee State Normal     4 1 0
Navy     6 2 0
Spring Hill     6 2 0
Birmingham–Southern     6 3 0
Mississippi Normal     4 2 1
Southwest Texas State     4 2 1
East Tennessee State Normal     3 2 0
West Virginia     5 4 1
Oglethorpe     4 4 1
Delaware     3 5 1
Texas Mines     2 4 0
Marion     2 5 0
Wake Forest     2 7 0
Western Kentucky State Normal     0 1 0
West Tennessee State Normal     0 5 0
Marshall     0 8 0

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 27 at the Polo Grounds in New York City; Navy won 7–0.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 2NC StateL 7–14
October 9Lafayette
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 12–7
October 16Bucknell
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 7–2
October 23at PrincetonL 0–14
November 3Western Reserve
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 95–0
November 6Georgetown
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 21–6
November 13South Carolina
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 63–0[3]
November 27vs. ArmyW 7–0

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 (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "South Carolina snowed under by the Middies". The Baltimore Sun. November 14, 1920. Retrieved January 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.