1975 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 1975 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by third-year head coach George Welsh.[1][2]

1975 Navy Midshipmen football
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ConferenceIndependent
1975 record7–4
Head coachGeorge Welsh (3rd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         9 2 0
No. 10 Penn State         9 3 0
No. 20 West Virginia         9 3 0
Notre Dame         8 3 0
Virginia Tech         8 3 0
No. 15 Pittsburgh         8 4 0
Boston College         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Navy         7 4 0
North Texas State         7 4 0
Southern Miss         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 5 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Cincinnati         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Syracuse         6 5 0
Temple         6 5 0
Utah State         6 5 0
Indiana State         5 5 0
Dayton         5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana         4 6 1
Tulane         4 7 0
Villanova         4 7 0
Florida State         3 8 0
Air Force         2 8 1
Houston         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Army         2 9 0
Holy Cross         1 10 0
Louisville         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13at VirginiaW 42–14
September 20ConnecticutW 55–7
September 27at WashingtonL 13–1453,000
October 4vs. Air ForceW 17–0
October 11Syracuse 
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 10–6
October 18at Boston CollegeL 3–17
October 25at PittsburghW 17–041,986
November 1at Notre DameL 10–3159,075
November 7at Miami (FL)W 17–16
November 15at Georgia TechL 13–14
November 29vs. ArmyW 30–6
  •  Homecoming

RosterEdit

1975 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 75 Steve Barilich (C) Sr
G 62 Bill Driscoll Sr
T 56 Dick Feckler Sr
C 51 Ray Fritsch So
WR 20 Mike Galpin So
RB 43 Gerry Goodwin So
FB 38 Bob Jackson Sr
WR 80 Phil McConkey Fr
WR 34 Ike Owens Sr
QB 16 Phil Porier Sr
T 71 Mark Poston So
TE 83 Kevin Sullivan Jr
RB 10 Mike Yeager Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 44 Andy Bushak Sr
DL 79 Bob Caulk Jr
S 45 Gene Ford Sr
DB 19 Ed Jeter Sr
DB 48 Chet Moeller (C) Sr
DT 77 Dave Papak Sr
DT 61 Jeff Sapp Jr
DE 53 Jeff Scott Sr
DE 74 Ken Trass Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 194. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.