Coach: Harry Nelly 1908-1910
Cadet Hurt on Gridiron Dies – Byrne, Crushed During Harvard Game, Fails to Survive – Gettysburg Times – Nov 1, 1909
Scene In Fatal Army Harvard Football – Taken a Few Seconds Before Cadet Byrne Was Mortally Hurt – The Day – Nov 2, 1909
Death Ends All Games
Toledo Blade – Nov 4, 1909
…means the cancellation of the annual struggle between the Army and Navy … tho end of football at West Point and Annapolis is predicted by many
CADET BYRNE’S BODY IS PLACED IN GRAVE; Classmates at West Point Bear Coffin to Cemetery and Taps Sounded.
MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED
Representatives from Army, Navy, Annapolis, and Harvard Unite in Paying Last Honor to Dead Athlete.
Special to The New York Times. November 03, 1909
WEST POINT, N.Y., Nov. 2. — The body of Cadet Eugene Alexis Byrne of Buffalo, the West Point football tackle, who died on Sunday as a result of injuries received in the Harvard game last Saturday, was buried at noon to-day in the little cemetery here, overlooking the Hudson. The body was borne from the little Roman Catholic chapel in the Academy reservation on an artillery caisson drawn by seven field artillery horses.
Army To Play Next Season – But Football Rules Must Be Reformed In Meantime West Point Says.
New York Times. November 27, 1909