1923 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 1923 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1923 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Bob Folwell, the Midshipmen compiled a 5–1–3 record, shut out three opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 168 to 62.[1][2]

1923 Navy Midshipmen football
Rose Bowl, T 14–14 vs. Washington
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–1–3
Head coach
CaptainArthur Carney
Home stadiumWorden Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Tennessee Docs     6 0 2
VMI     9 1 0
West Virginia     7 1 1
Loyola (LA)     5 1 1
Navy     5 1 3
Middle Tennessee State Normal     4 1 0
Quantico Marines     7 2 1
Wake Forest     6 3 0
West Tennessee State Normal     6 3 0
William & Mary     6 3 0
Louisville     5 3 0
Delaware     5 3 1
Trinity (NC)     5 4 0
Western Kentucky State Normal     5 4 0
Union (TN)     4 4 1
Catholic University     4 4 0
Mississippi Normal     3 3 0
Texas Mines     3 4 0
Richmond     3 5 0
Georgetown     3 6 0
East Tennessee State Normal     3 6 0
Davidson     3 7 0
George Washington     2 8 0
Birmingham–Southern     1 5 2
Marshall     1 7 0
Spring Hill     1 7 0

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 25 at the Polo Grounds in New York City and the teams played to a scoreless tie. Navy was invited to play in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, and played Washington to a 14–14 tie.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29William & MaryW 39–10
October 6Dickinson
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–7
October 13West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 26–7
October 20Penn StateL 3–2120,000
October 27vs. PrincetonT 3–3
November 3Colgate
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 9–0
November 10St. Xavier
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 61–0
November 24vs. ArmyT 0–066,000[3]
January 1, 1924vs. WashingtonT 14–1445,000

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. ^ "Army and Navy play to scoreless tie before a 66,000 jam at Polo Grounds". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 25, 1923. p. 1, part 2.