Army Black Knights future football schedule update

By Kevin Kelley -

The Army West Point Black Knights have made several additions and changes to their future football schedules over the past few years.

Below is a list of new opponents and/or specific dates on Army’s future schedules that were previously unreleased, as indicated in contracts obtained from the Army Athletic Association via a Freedom of Information Act request.

From the information that was pieced together, Army currently has 13 games on their 2016 football schedule. They don’t play at Hawaii that season, so one game will likely be postponed to another season.


Last year, Army inked a three-game series with the Bucknell Bison. The two schools meet this season on Oct. 17 in West Point. Future dates include Sept. 5, 2020 and Nov. 13, 2021, both at Michie Stadium.


The Buffalo Bulls agreed to a four-game home-and-home with Army back in 2010 and later modified that contract in 2014. The two schools played the first game on Sept. 6, 2014 in West Point.

The other three contracted games are currently set for Sept. 24, 2016 and Sept. 29, 2018 in Buffalo and Oct. 24, 2020 in West Point.


Colgate will travel to face Army West Point on Nov. 17, 2018.


Back in 2013, Army signed a contract to host Dartmouth at Michie Stadium on Sept. 16, 2017. The game was later pushed back to Sept. 24, 2022.


Army and Duke agreed to a six-game, home-and-home football series back in 2009. The two schools have already squared off twice (2009 and 2010) and they meet this season on Oct. 10 in West Point.

The three remaining games are set for Durham on Oct. 8, 2016 and Sept. 1, 2018 and in West Point on Sept. 30, 2017. The latter two dates were previously unknown.

Morgan State

Army and Morgan State signed a contract for a three-game series back in 2010. The first game was played on Aug. 30, 2013 in West Point. The remaining games are set for Nov. 19, 2016 and Aug. 31, 2019, both in West Point.


Back in 2008, Army and Rice agreed to a four-game football series before two more games were added. The series kicked off in West Point last season and continues on Oct. 24, 2015 in Houston.

The four remaining games of the series are as follows: Sept. 10, 2016 and Sept. 21, 2019 in West Point, and Sept. 23, 2017 and Sept. 12, 2020 in Houston.

San Jose State

Army and San Jose State agreed to a four-game home-and-home series back in 2009. The two schools will meet in San Jose on Oct. 13, 2018 and Nov. 14, 2020 and in West Point on Oct. 19, 2019 and Sept. 18, 2021.


Back in 2009, Army and Tulane scheduled a four-game home-and-home series. The first game is this season on Nov. 14 in West Point.

The remaining three games are set for Sept. 2, 2017 and Sept. 19, 2020 in New Orleans and Oct. 5, 2019 in West Point.


Army and VMI signed a contract two years ago that will result in the VMI Keydets visiting Michie Stadium on Nov. 16, 2019.

Wake Forest

Army and Wake Forest agreed to a six-game home-and-home series last year. Below are the dates of the six games:

  • Oct. 29, 2016 – at Winston-Salem, NC
  • Oct. 23, 2021 – at West Point, NY
  • Oct. 8, 2022 – at Winston-Salem, NC
  • Nov. 16, 2024 – at West Point, NY
  • Nov. 15, 2025 – at Winston-Salem, NC
  • Nov. 14, 2026 – at West Point, NY

Army Future Football Schedules

Comments (9)

You’re right. It has nothing to do with the fact that the football players are soldiers first, need to pass military physicals (aka…can’t weigh 300+ lbs), or have much more strict academic standards than 99% or the other schools. And it definitely isn’t a combination of the three.

Totally reasonable argument…except for Navy Annapolis and Air Force Colorado Springs.

Don’t forget Coast Guard New London and Starfleet San Francisco!
But seriously, VMI and Morgan State in the same year? There’s no excuse for playing FCS schools like this, when Navy and AFA are in legitimate conferences.

Oh I forgot just because it’s the Army we can’t comment on how poor of a team they field year after year. The only FCS schools they should be playing on such a consistent basis are VMI & The Citadel if we’re going with that rationale.

As it should be, West Point sports take a back seat to academics! NOBODY goes to a service academy to be jock. Realistically speaking, the three major Service Academies should be joined with the !vy League, where sports is not the reason for attending..

Season ticket holder over 35 years ,team is undersized and with minimal talent ,not lack of heart or desire belong in the Patriot League.