1921 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 1921 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1921 college football season. In their second season under head coach Bob Folwell, the Midshipmen compiled a 6–1 record, shut out six opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 147–13.[1][2]

1921 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–1
Head coach
CaptainEmery Lawson
Home stadiumWorden Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Tennessee Docs     8 0 0
Southwest Texas State     7 0 0
Talladega     4 0 1
Navy     6 1 0
Erskine     6 2 0
Marshall     5 2 1
Delaware     5 4 0
West Virginia     5 4 1
Middle Tennessee State Normal     3 2 1
East Tennessee State Normal     4 3 0
Birmingham–Southern     4 4 1
Louisville     2 2 1
Marion     4 4 0
Spring Hill     4 4 0
West Tennessee State Normal     4 5 1
Mississippi Normal     3 4 0
Loyola (LA)     2 4 0
Western Kentucky State Normal     2 4 1
Bryson College     2 5 0
Wake Forest     2 8 0
Texas Mines     1 4 0
Presbyterian     1 7 0

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 26 at the Polo Grounds in New York City; Navy won 7–0.[2][3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1NC StateW 40–0
October 8Western Reserve
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 53–0
October 15Princeton
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–0
October 29Bethany (WV)
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 21–0
November 5Bucknell
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 6–0
November 12vs. Penn StateL 7–1325,000
November 26vs. ArmyW 7–0[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 190. 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. ^ a b "Navy plows through sea of mud and defeats Army, 7-0, before notables". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 27, 1921. p. 1, part 2.