The 1928 Army Black Knights football team represents the United States Military Academy. Led by head coach Biff Jones, the team finished the season with 8 wins. The Black Knights offense scored 215 points, while the defense allowed 79 points. The 1928 season was one of the few years in which Army did not play the Navy Midshipmen in the Army-Navy Game
Regular season[edit | edit source]
- In the 1928 game versus Notre Dame, held at Yankee Stadium, with the score 0–0 at halftime, legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne gave his "win one for the Gipper" speech (with reference to All-American halfback George Gipp, who died in 1920); Notre Dame went on to defeat Army, 12–6.
- Army participated in the best-attended college football game at Yankee Stadium. The game was held on December 1, 1928 when Army lost to Stanford 26–0 before 86,000 fans).
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|Game||Date||Opponent||Result||Black Knights points||Opponents||Record|
|1||Sept. 29||Boston University||Win||35||0||1-0|
|2||Oct. 6||Southern Methodist||Win||14||13||2-0|
|3||Oct. 13||Providence College||Win||44||0||3-0|
|4||Oct. 20||@ Harvard||Win||15||0||4-0|
|5||Oct. 27||@ Yale||Win||18||6||5-0|
|7||Nov. 10||Notre Dame||Loss||6||12||6-1|
|9||Nov. 24||@ Nebraska||Win||13||3||8-1|
|10||Dec. 1||@ Stanford||Loss||0||26||8-2|
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