1910 Football Team

1910 6-2
1910/11/26 Army 0 – Navy 3 L
Coach: Harry Nelly 1908-1910







Howitzer 1911

Ban Lifted At West Point
Boston Evening Transcript – Oct 4, 1910
West Point N.Y. Oct 4 – The official inquiry into the causes which led four hundred cadets to “silence” Captain Rufus E. Longan, in Grant Mess hall on Saturday night a week ago, was completed yesterday afternoon.

WEST POINT VANQUISHES YALE; ELIS BLANKED UNTIL NEAR END; Captain Daly Averts a Complete Rout for His Team by Kicking a Field Goal — Large Crowd Sees Contest on Reservation.
Special lo The New York Times.October 16, 1910
WEST POINT, Oct. 15. — On the smooth, lawnlike parade ground on the military reservation this afternoon the swift and sturdy Army football team crushed the Yale eleven, in the moat humiliating defeat the Blue has suffered in many a year. Outplayed from start to finish by eleven husky, strapping cadets, the proud spirit of a mighty name on the gridiron was broken by a score of 9 to 3.

ARMY AND NAVY WELL BALANCED FOR GAME; Best Fight of Academy Teams Likely to be Seen on Franklin Field
Special to The New York Times. November 20, 1910


Army 0 – Navy 3
Easton Free Press – Nov 26, 1910


DALTON’S KICK WINS FOR NAVY; Middies Defeat Army in Annual Football Game in Close Battle by Score of 3 –0.
Special to The New York Times. November 27, 1910
PHILADELPHIA, Penn., Nov. 26. — By the narrow margin of three points the annual football game between the Army and Navy was decided here to-day. Thus do two words and two numerals tell the story of one of the greatest gridiron contests ever played between the representatives of the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy.
Army Line-up picture


Seventh Effort Results in Goal; Navy Defeats Old Rivals, the Army, In Clean Game of Football by Score of 3 to 0.
Herald-Journal – Nov 27, 1910

NELLY’S ALL-EASTERN TEAM.; West Point Coach Says His Pick of Players Could Beat Any Other Eleven.
Lieut. H.M. Nelly, the coach of the West Point football team, who has looked over all the Eastern teams pretty thoroughly during the past season, makes the following choice of players for an All-Eastern team: Ends, Kilpatrick, Yale, and L.D. Smith, Harvard; tackles, McKay, Harvard, and Sherwin, Dartmouth; guards, Wier, Army, and Fisher, Harvard; centre, Arnold, Army; quarter back, Sprackling, Brown; half backs, Ramsdell, Pennsylvania, and Corbett, Harvard; full back, Hart, Princeton.

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