2013 Army Black Knights football team

The 2013 Army Black Knights football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Black Knights were led by fifth-year head coach Rich Ellerson and played their home games at Michie Stadium. They competed as an independent. Following the loss to Navy on December 14 and finishing the season 3-9, head coach Rich Ellerson was fired.[1]

2013 Army Black Knights football
USMA-BlackKnights-Logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
2013 record3–9
Head coachRich Ellerson (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorIan Shields (5th season)
Offensive schemeTriple option
Co-defensive coordinatorPayam Saadat (5th season)
Co-defensive coordinatorChris Smeland (5th season)
Base defenseDouble Eagle Flex
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
(Capacity: 38,000)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 NCAA Division I FBS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Navy               9 4  
BYU               8 5  
Army               3 9  
New Mexico State               2 10  
Idaho               1 11  
No. 20 Notre Dame               0* 4  
  • *All wins for Notre Dame (9–4) in the 2013 season were vacated
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 p.m.Morgan StateCBSSNW 28–1224,245
September 71:00 p.m.at Ball StateESPN3L 14–4015,106
September 1412:00 p.m.No. 4 Stanford
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
CBSSNL 20–3439,644
September 2112:00 p.m.Wake Forest
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
CBSSNL 11–2533,610
September 284:00 p.m.vs. Louisiana TechFS1W 35–1631,278
October 51:00 p.m.at Boston CollegeESPN3L 27–4833,128
October 1212:00 p.m.Eastern Michigan
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
CBSSNW 50–2536,006
October 191:00 p.m.at TempleESPN3L 14–3325,533
November 212:00 p.m.at Air ForceESPNUL 28–4236,512
November 912:00 p.m.WKU
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
CBSSNL 17–2136,276
November 3011:00 p.m.at HawaiiOTW PPVL 42–4932,690
December 143:00 p.m.vs. Navy
CBSL 7-3465,612

Game summariesEdit

Morgan StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Morgan State Bears at Army Black Knights
1 2 34Total
Bears 0 6 6012
Black Knights 14 7 7028

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

at Ball StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 2012 BSU, 30–22
Army Black Knights at Ball State Cardinals
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 7 0 7014
Cardinals 14 13 10340

at Scheumann Stadium, Muncie, Indiana

StanfordEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–5 1979 ARMY, 17–13
#5 Stanford Cardinal at Army Black Knights
1 2 34Total
No. 5 Cardinal 7 13 7734
Black Knights 6 7 0720

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

Wake ForestEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–8 2012 WF, 49–37
Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Army Black Knights
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 0 10 8725
Black Knights 2 3 6011

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

vs. Louisiana TechEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2008 ARMY, 14–7
Army Black Knights vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Heart of Dallas Classic)
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 14 7 7735
Bulldogs 0 9 7016

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

at Boston CollegeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–24 2012 ARMY, 34–31
Army Black Knights at Boston College Eagles
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 10 10 7027
Eagles 14 17 71048

at Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Eastern MichiganEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–1 2012 EMU, 48–38
Eastern Michigan Eagles at Army Black Knights
1 2 34Total
Eagles 15 3 0725
Black Knights 15 7 21750

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

at TempleEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–6 2012 TEMPLE, 63–32
Army Black Knights at Temple Owls
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 0 0 7714
Owls 14 12 7033

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

at Air ForceEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–32–1 2012 ARMY, 41–21
Army Black Knights at Air Force Falcons
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 14 7 0728
Falcons 7 14 71442

at Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Western KentuckyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Army Black Knights
1 2 34Total
Hilltoppers 0 0 71421
Black Knights 0 3 7717

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

at HawaiiEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2010 UH, 31–28
Army Black Knights at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 0 7 211442
Rainbow Warriors 14 14 14749

at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii

vs. NavyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
49–57-7 2012 NAVY, 17–13
Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen (114th Army-Navy Game)
1 2 34Total
Black Knights 0 0 707
Midshipmen 3 14 31434

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/10143713/army-black-knights-fire-coach-rich-ellerson-five-years
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  4. ^ "Army at Ball State - Game Summary - September 7, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
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  7. ^ "Wake Forest at Army - Game Summary - September 21, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
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  9. ^ "Army vs Louisiana Tech - Game Summary - September 28, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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  11. ^ "Army at Boston College - Game Summary - October 5, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Scoring Summary (Final) Army at Boston College (October 5, 2013 at Chestnut Hill, Mass.)" (PDF). USMA Athletic Department. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Eastern Michigan at Army - Game Summary - October 12, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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  15. ^ "Army at Temple - Game Summary - October 19, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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  17. ^ "Army at Air Force - Game Summary - November 2, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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  19. ^ "Western Kentucky at Army - Game Summary - November 9, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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  21. ^ "Army at Hawaii - Game Summary - November 30, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  22. ^ "Scoring Summary (Final) Army at Hawaii (November 30, 2013 at Honolulu, HI)" (PDF). USMA Athletic Department. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  23. ^ "Army vs Navy - Game Summary - December 14, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  24. ^ "Scoring Summary (Final) Army vs Navy (December 14, 2013 at Philadelphia, Pa.)" (PDF). USMA Athletic Department. Retrieved 24 October 2018.