1925 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1925 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Conference Independent
1925 record 5–2–1
Head coach Jack Owsley (1st season)
Captain August Lentz
Home stadium Farragut Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisville         8 0 0
Georgetown         9 1 0
Texas Tech         6 1 2
Texas Mines         5 1 1
Wake Forest         6 2 1
Navy         5 2 1
William & Mary         6 4 0
Duke         4 5 0
East Tennessee         3 4 0
Middle Tennessee         3 4 2
Richmond         3 6 0
Loyola (MD)         2 6 0

The 1925 Navy Midshipmen football team was an American football team that represented the United States Naval Academy as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its first season under head coach Jack Owsley, the team compiled a 5–2–1 record, shut out four opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 134 to 81.[1][2]

The annual Army–Navy Game was played on November 28 at the Polo Grounds in New York City; Army won 10–3.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 William & Mary
W 25–0 [3]
October 10 Marquette
  • Farragut Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 19–0 [4]
October 17 vs. Princeton T 10–10 [5]
October 24 Washington College
  • Farragut Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 37–0 [6]
October 31 at Michigan L 0–54 [7]
November 7 Western Maryland
  • Farragut Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 27–0 [8]
November 14 Bucknell
  • Farragut Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 13–7 [9]
November 28 vs. Army L 3–10 70,000 [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 190. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Navy Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Navy Takes Season Opener: Jack Owsley's System Good". The Baltimore Sun. October 4, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Navy Revenged on Marquette". The Baltimore Sun. October 11, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ W. Wilson Wingate (October 18, 1925). "Tiger and Goat in Grid Epic". The Baltimore Sun. pp. II-1, II-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Midshipmen Hold Foes To 3-Yard Gain". The Baltimore Sun. October 25, 1922. p. II-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Wolverines Prove Far Too Powerful". Detroit Free Press. November 1, 1925. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "W. Md. Beaten By Navy Team". The Baltimore Sun. November 8, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Middies Nose Out Bucknell". The Baltimore Sun. November 15, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Marshall Hunt (November 29, 1925). "Cadets Defeat Middies, 10-3". New York Daily News. p. 60 – via Newspapers.com.