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| John Whelchel (2nd year)|1943 Navy Midshipmen football team Wikipedia
The 1943 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1943 college football season. In their second season under head coach John Whelchel, the Midshipmen compiled a 8–1 record, shut out three opponents and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 237 to 80. Navy was ranked #4 in the final AP Poll.