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The 1955 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1955 college football season. In their 15th year under head coach Earl Blaik, the Cadets compiled a 6–3 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 256 to 72.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets defeated the Midshipmen by a 14 to 6 score. The Cadets also lost to Michigan, Syracuse, and Yale.[2]

1955 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 20
1955 record6–3
Head coachEarl Blaik (15th season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →

No Army players were honored on the 1955 College Football All-America Team.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 24FurmanW 81–0
October 1No. 18 Penn StateNo. 6
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 35–6
October 8at No. 2 MichiganNo. 6L 2–26
October 15Syracuse
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 0–13
October 22Columbia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 45–0
October 29Colgate
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 27–7
November 5at YaleNo. 19L 12–14
November 12at PennW 40–0
November 26vs. No. 11 NavyW 14–6
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

PersonnelEdit

1955 Army Black Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G Ralph Chesnauskas Sr
QB Don Holleder Sr
  Peter Lash
FB Pat Uebel Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Game summariesEdit

NavyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 6 0 0 0 6
Army 0 0 7 7 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "1955 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015.