2016 freshmen class loses Scott, McAllister, Amos and three others

Cornerback Tank Scott is the latest 2015 Army Prep football player to reopen his recruiting and decide to not attend Army this fall.

Scott said there wasn’t any specific reason why he wasn’t continuing his football career at Army. He said he made 33 tackles, picked off two passes, blocked two kicks and returned one for a touchdown for Army Prep.

Army Prep center Eric McAllister tweeted Sunday that he wouldn’t be playing for Army this fall. Wide receiver Chris Shelling posted on Twitter that he wasn’t returning to West Point earlier this week. McAllister has tweeted offers from Division I-AA Albany, Citadel, Jacksonville University, Mercer and Robert Morris this week.

Safety D’Angelo Amos and receivers Michon Sobers and Vinny Labus have also elected to pursue their college football career elsewhere. Amos had four interceptions for Army Prep.

Scott, McAllister, Shelling and Sobers graduated from Army Prep last week.

The recent departures bring the total up to at least 19 Army Prep players, who will not be joining the Division I-A team for their freshmen seasons.

Linebacker Konnor Houston, linebacker Robert Heyward, quarterback Dario Highsmith, cornerback Lawrence Stevens, running back Calen Taylor, running back Josh Walker, running back B.J. Harris, defensive lineman Khalil Yelding, wide receiver R.J. Trimble-Edwards, cornerback A.J. Keene, defensive end Jalen Nash, wide receiver Bryce Sutherland and linebacker Kaelon Love left Army Prep during the school year.

Here’s a list of where members of 2015 Army Prep teams are playing in 2016:
S D’Angelo Amos, TBA
RB B.J. Harris, Southern University
LB Robert Heyward, Towson
QB Dario Highsmith, Weslayan (Conn.)
LB Konnor Houston, South Alabama
CB A.J. Keene, Gardner-Webb, enrolled in January
WR Vinny Labus, TBA
LB Kaelon Love, TBA
C Eric McAllister, offers from offers from Division I-AA Albany, Citadel, Jacksonville University, Mercer and Robert Morris.
DE Jalen Nash, Samford
CB Tank Scott, TBA
WR Chris Shelling, TBA
WR Michon Sobers, TBA
CB Lawrence Stevens, Rutgers
WR Bryce Sutherland, TBA
RB Calen Taylor, TBA
WR R.J. Trimble-Edwards, Sacred Heart
DL Khalil Yelding, TBA
RB Josh Walker, Ferris State

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Ken Johnson, Clarke, Bell receive Hall of Fame call

All-American linebackers Ken Johnson and Townsend Clarke and Tommy Bell, West Point’s first 1,000-yard rusher, highlight the 2016 Army Sports Hall of Fame class.

The nine-member class, which includes wrestling coach Leroy Alitz, will be inducted on Oct. 21 and honored at halftime of the North Texas game on Oct. 22.

Johnson, a Newburgh Free Academy graduate, earned first-team all-American honors in 1968 when he captained Army to a 7-3 record in his senior season. Army has had just two all-Americans since Johnson – guard Don Smith (1985) and running back Mike Mayweather (1990).

Clarke, an all-American linebacker as a senior in 1966, helped Army to an 8-2 record in his final season. He also played two seasons on the basketball team.

The wait for Bell is over. He rushed for 1,020 yards on just 96 carries in 1954. A 1954 first-team all-American, Bell scored 12 touchdowns. He currently ranks 16th in Army’s all-time rushing list with 1,754 yards and is third in yards per attempt (6.6).

Bell played in an era in between Heisman Trophy winner Glenn Davis, Felix “Doc” Blanchard and Pete Dawkins. Remember meeting Bell and his family five years when they visited West Point. Bob Bell created a Facebook page “Tommy Bell 1954 Army Halfback All America” for his father in 2011 hoping he would get the call for the Hall of Fame. This honor means a lot to the Bell family. Here’s my story: http://bit.ly/27E0ajh

Swimmers Anthony Clay and Colleen Criscillo, cross country and track athlete John Hammack, golfer Steve Penbrook and boxer Joe Remus round out the Hall of Fame class.

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2016 recruiting class: Direct or Army Prep update

A list of direct admits and players headed to Army Prep from the 2016 recruiting class:

TE Caleb Auer, 6-3, 240, Buford (Ga.) HS
S Anthony Battaglia, 6-1, 195, Pine-Richland HS, Gibsonia, Pa.
QB Joey Benden, 5-10, 180, Massaponax HS, Spotsylvania, Va.
OLB Jake Ellington, 6-3, 222, East Wake HS, Wendell, N.C.
QB Korie Frausto, 6-foot, 185, Maize South HS, Wichita, Kansas
LB Ryan Grady, 6-2, 201, Woodberry Forest (Va.) HS
C Alex Herndon, 6-3, 250, Calvary Day HS, Savannah, Ga.
TE Will Huff, 6-2, 234, Meade HS, Fort Meade, Md.
LB Jack King, 6-2, 205, Providence HS, Charlotte, N.C.
WR Kjetil Cline, 6-foot, 185, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.
OL Liam McCarthy, 6-2, 275, Avon (Conn.) Old Farms
RB Nick Meunier, 5-9, 188, Gibson HS, Gibson City, Ill.
T Trey Neville, 6-4, 250, Lafayette HS, Williamsburg, Va.
LB Ryan Parker, 6-1, 205, Baylor HS, Chattanooga, Tenn.
CB-S Elijah Riley, 5-11, 190, Newfield HS, Selden, N.Y.
LB Joe Ryan, 6-1, 215, Plant HS, Tampa, Fla.
K-P Landon Salyers, 6-foot, 180, Dobyns-Bennett HS, Kingsport, Tenn.
OL Jack Sides, 6-2, 280, Highland Park HS, Dallas, Texas
OL Cooper Simpson, 6-1, 260, Buford (Ga.) HS
QB Cameron Thomas, 5-11, 172, Lee HS, Huntsville, Ala.
RB Ryan Velez, 6-1, 196, Brophy Prep, Phoenix, Ariz.
P-K Caleb Watkins, 5-10, 160, Glendora (Calif.) HS
Army Prep
OL Nate Archie, 6-1, 268, Murphy HS, Mobile, Ala.
LB Gavin Bassett, 6-1, 205, Farmington (Minn.) HS
QB Tony Brown, 5-11, 185, Jarrell (Texas) HS
WR Tre Bruce, 6-1, 195, Pulaski Academy, Little Rock, Ark.
DL Tyler Fleagle, 6-2, 265, Linganore HS, Frederick, Md.
OL Michael Gerber, 6-4, 263, Stoughton (Wisc.) HS
LB Christian Gomez, 6-1, 215, Cypress Bay HS, Weston, Fla.
WR Cam Harrison, 6-3, 175, Allen (Texas) HS
RB Artice Hobbs, 5-10, 175, Newton HS, Covington, Ga.
CB Joseph King, 5-10, 160, Bolles School, Jacksonville, Fla.
TE Geoff Kirk, 6-4, 230, Avon (Conn.) HS
LB Jake Lauer, 6-3, 225, Franklin Regional HS, Murrysville, Pa.
LB Tabb Patrick, 6-1, 210, Hanover HS, Mechanicsville, Va.
QB-RB Bryson Perry, 5-9, 165, Cherokee HS, Canton, Ga.
OL Peyton Reeder, 6-5, 315, Coosa HS, Rome, Ga.
S Chido Rwakonda, 6-2, 186, Delaware Valley HS, Westfall, Pa.
S Chris Skyers, South Gwinnett HS, Snellville, Ga.
RB Bryson Stephens, 5-9, 176, Morristown-Hamblen HS, Morristown, Tenn.
RB R.J. Stevens, 5-10, 215, Baldwin County HS, Bay Minette, Ala.
T Nick Stokes, 6-5, 270, Kempsville HS, Virginia Beach, Va.
LB Desmond Veals, 6-foot, 195, West Brook HS, Beaumont, Texas
QB Brett Virgil, 5-10, 166, Heritage HS, Brentwood, Calif.
WR Max Weisman, 6-1, 176, Burbank (Calif.) HS
LB Demann Wilson, 6-3, 215, Glenville HS, Cleveland, Ohio
RB T.J. Wisham, 5-11, 215, Episcopal HS, Baton Rogue, La.
LB Markus Wright, 6-3, 210, Jordan HS, Columbus, Ga.
Remaining 2016 commits
S-KR Wallace Barrett, 6-1, 185, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, Tenn.
CB John Baty, 6-foot, 165, Hilton Head (S.C.) HS
S Jahvari Boudreau, 5-10, 175, Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
WR Antoine Cannady, 6-3, 225, Dawson HS, Pearland, Texas
WR Nick Carlton, 6-3, 210, Alpharetta (Ga.) HS
OL-DL Grayson Chouffet, 6-3, 260, Prosper (Texas) HS
LB Cole Christiansen, 6-2, 215, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Suffolk, Va.
FB August Cook, 6-3, 220, Bedford (Pa.) HS
LB Rahmeel Cook, 6-2, 210, Demopolis (Ala.) HS
SB Fred Cooper, 6-foot, 205, Reagan HS, Houston, Texas
DE Marquez Daniel, 6-foot, 250, Mays HS, Atlanta, Ga
RB Dominic Distefano, 5-7, 160, Hendrickson (La.) HS
LB Robert Green, 6-1, 215, John Ehret HS, Marrero, La.
RB-S Kyle Harrell, 6-1, 205, Calera (Ala.) HS
RB Jacob Hendricks, 6-1, 195, Cabell Midland HS, Ona, W. Va.
LB Aaron Jones, 6-foot, 205, Pike HS, Indianapolis, Ind.
S Cameron Jones, 6-2, 180, Spring Valley HS, Columbia, S.C.
LS Peyton Kemp, 6-2, 215, Christ Presbyterian HS, Nashville, Tenn.
G Grant Kerstens, 6-2, 285, Parkview Baptist HS, Baton Rogue, La.
DE/LB Rob Knox, 6-3, 230, Sinton (Texas) HS
LB Nic Martin, 6-2, 230, Butler HS, Vandalia, Ohio
DB Alex Rowe, 6-foot, 182, Greater Atlanta Christian HS, Norcross, Ga.
S Justin Thomas, 6-1, 176, Chaminade-Madonna HS, Hollywood, Fla.
DE Emmanuel Ukhueligbe, 6,2, 255, Seventy-First HS, Fayetteville, N.C.
WR Kevin Waites, 6-1. 175, Manor (Texas) HS
CB Keshaun Wells, 6-3, 190, Aldine Davis HS, Houston, Texas

2016 recruits, please DM me on Twitter (@salinterdonato) if you are heading directly to West Point or going to Army Prep.

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Scheduling: Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech not in Army’s future

Don’t expect Army to be adding regular-season games against Georgia Southern or Georgia Tech under Jeff Monken’s watch.

While the state of Georgia has become an important recruiting area over the past few years, Monken said he doesn’t want to play schools that he’s emotionally invested in.

Monken was the head coach at Georgia Southern for four seasons (2010-13) before taking the Army job. He was an assistant under Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson at Navy, Georgia Southern and the Atlantic Coast Conference school.

When his cousin, Todd, was Southern Mississippi’s head coach,  Monken had no desire to schedule the Golden Eagles.

“I want him to win the games he plays and frankly, I want Georgia Southern to win all the games that they play,” Monken said. “If we play them, then I want them to win. The same with playing coach Johnson at Georgia Tech, he’s a mentor of mine. I want him to win every game. I don’t want to be on the other side, wanting him to lose.”

Monken addressed the 2016 schedule, which has Army playing four of its first five games on the road, and more at his post-spring press conference Wednesday. Monken said he gives input on Army’s future schedule to director of athletics Boo Corrigan and executive athletic director Bob Beretta.

Army’s schedule is apparently set through the 2019 season.

“He (Beretta) asked, going forward what do you think in 2020, 2021, 2022,” Monken said. “Those are the ones we are talking about.”

Army is one of three “independent” teams (Brigham Young, Notre Dame) remaining at the Division I-A level. Notre Dame plays five games against Atlantic Coast Conference teams per year but is not a member of the league.

“It’s a task to get those schedules solidified and contracts made with other schools,” Monken said. “There’s a lot of verbal agreements that don’t end up becoming contracts…I like to be to think about who we have a chance to play and we we are going to get an opportunity to face off with in years to come. It has a lot to do with recruiting and how our program is perceived in the college football circles…A lot of thought goes into who we are going to play. Does it fit? Is it a good game for Army? How does it benefit our institution and our program?”

Monken said, “there’s 128 teams that play football at this level and there’s none where I say, ‘I just really want to play them.’ Everyone of them is a great opportunity for us and to be able to play a national schedule like we do is pretty neat and pretty special.”

The only scenario where Army would play Georgia Southern or Georgia Tech is in a bowl game, Monken said.

“To schedule a game with Georgia Southern, I don’t know what that adds for us more than anything else,” Monken said. “That’s a school that I love, that I’m emotionally invested in and I’m very proud of…I think the fields of friendly strife is nice when you talk about friendly strife. To me, competition isn’t friendly. We play somebody, I want to whip them. I want to line up and win. I want our team to play with a purpose to win.”

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Takeaways: Coach Monken post-spring presser

Army coach Jeff Monken didn’t name a starting quarterback during his post-spring press conference Wednesday.

There’s no rush with Army’s 2016 opener at Temple is four months away. But, Monken did take the high road when asked who his No. 1 quarterback is.

“We have two No. 1 quarterbacks,” Monken said.

Sophomore Ahmad Bradshaw and freshman Chris Carter are listed as co-starters on Army’s post-spring depth chart.

Bradshaw is the more explosive runner in between the tackles. Carter has shown to be more comfortable pitching the ball and throwing it.

Would Monken have liked to see one quarterback take a step past the other in the spring?

“Both of them improved,” Monken said. “Both of them got better as the spring went along. I thought the competition was healthy for that position…They both want to be the starting quarterback. They both have started in games here. They both have done things to show us that they are capable of running our offense…

“I think the best thing that we have going is the fact that there is some competition there and that there is no clear-cut starter yet. Yeah, you would like to see one so much better than the other. But, I like for both of them to be really, really good. That gives us an opportunity to breath and say, ‘Ok, we have two guys that we feel really good about playing that position. Perhaps, there will be a need or a reason for us to play both of them. I don’t know if we will do that. But, that may be the way it ends up.”

Bradshaw (seven starts in 2015) and Carter (two starts in 2015) still have plenty of room for improvement.

“I hope these guys continue to grow,” Monken said. “They both need to get better. As good as the competition was this spring, neither one of those guys is as good as we want them to be. We want them both to play a lot better,  make fewer mistakes and put us in better positions.”

Junior lineman Colby Enegren has worked his way back into the mix after playing sparingly toward the end of the 2015 season. Enegren played the first four games in a reserve role last season. He took 52 snaps against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 26 and didn’t play again. Enegren had started three games his sophomore year.

Monken said Enegren had an impressive spring before he was injured when, “teammates fell on his legs from the side as he was blocking someone.”

Enegren was moved from left guard to left tackle due to injuries during the spring. He’s listed as the starting left guard on the post-spring depth chart.

“He’s a talented kid,” Monken said. “He’s a very athletic kid, maybe, the strongest football player we have. If we just have a power-clean competition on our team, he’d probably win. He can move people at the line of scrimmage and he’s athletic enough to do all of the things that we need that position to do. He’s frankly struggled some times with the offense.”

Monken said he’s optimistic that Enegren will not need surgery and will be available for preseason practice in August.

“I would like to see him back in there and have a chance to compete,” Monken said.

Monken is concerned about the lack of experienced depth behind starting safeties Rhyan England and Xavier Moss. Casey Dionne and Max Regan, both freshman, are currently second on the depth chart. Regan played special teams last season. Army used freshman linebacker Gibby Gibson as the nickel back during the spring.

Monken mentioned the possibility of moving a player from another position to safety. That could be contingent on return of cornerback Josh Jenkins. Monken told me late in spring practice that he is hopeful Jenkins, a starter in 2013 and 2014, will receive medical clearance for preseason practice. Jenkins didn’t participate in contact drills this year after missing the 2015 season due to head injury suffered in July 2015. If or when Jenkins is cleared, Army could move a cornerback to safety, perhaps junior Steven Johnson. Johnson started at safety his sophomore season.

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VIDEO: Coach Monken post-spring presser

Army coach Jeff Monken talks about how new assistant coaches ShaDon Brown, Daryl Dixon, Mike Viti, Chad Wilt have worked with players, the team’s overall depth and the offensive line during his post-spring press conference.

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Post-spring depth chart

Quarterbacks Ahmad Bradshaw and Chris Carter are listed as co-starters on Army’s official post-spring depth chart, released Wednesday

Sophomore Andy Davidson is the top fullback heading out of spring after moving from linebacker.

Senior fullback Aaron Kemper, Army’s top returning rusher, is not on the three-deep.

Some players, who didn’t participate in spring practice and include fullback Drue Harris, slotback Tyler Campbell, tackles Justin Gilbert and Rick Kurz and linebacker Bayle Wolf, are listed on the depth chart.

While, cornerback Josh Jenkins, who didn’t participate in contact drills in the spring, is not listed.

Depth chart
QB: Ahmad Bradshaw, Jr. or Chris Carter, Soph.
FB: Andy Davidson, Soph.: Cole Macek, Soph. or Drue Harris, Soph.
RB: Jordan Asberry, Soph.; Joe Walker, Sr. or Christian Drake.
RB: Tyler Campbell, Soph.; Elijah St. Hilaire, Sr.or John Trainor, Jr.
WR: Edgar Poe, Sr.; Christian Poe, Soph.
WR: Jeff Ejekam, Jr.; Jermaine Adams, Jr.
TE: Quinten Parker, Soph.; Zach Saum, Soph.
LT: Rick Kurz, Soph.; Brett Toth, Jr.
LG: Colby Enegren, Sr.; Victor Nieves, Soph.
C: Josh Boylan, Jr.; Bryce Holland, Soph.
RG: Mike Houghton, Jr.: Tim Gant, Soph.
RT: Justin Gilbert, Sr.; Brett Toth, Jr.

DE: John Voit, Jr.; Chandler Ramirez, Soph.
NT: Cordarrell Davis, Soph.; Raymond Wright, Soph.
DE: Jordan Smith, Sr.; Eddy Ruzga, Sr.
OLB: Alex Aukerman, Jr.; Gibby Gibson, Soph.
OLB: Bayle Wolf, Jr. or Kenneth Brinson, Soph.
ILB: Andrew King, Sr.; Scott Washle, Jr.
ILB: Jeremy Timpf, Sr.; Calen Holt, Soph.
CB: Brandon Jackson, Soph.; Mike Reynolds, Soph.
CB: Steven Johnson, Sr.; Marcus Hyatt, Soph.
S: Rhyan England, Jr.; Casey Dionne, Soph.
S: Xavier Moss, Sr.; Max Regan, Soph.

K: Mitchell Howard, Sr.; Blake Wilson, Jr.
P: J.D. Mote, Soph.; Tim Garner, Jr.
LS: Clay Barton, Jr.; Scott Flanick, Soph.
Holder: Ahmad Bradshaw, Jr; J.D. Mote, Soph.
KR: Marcus Hyatt, Soph.; Nick Black, Soph.
PR: Edgar Poe, Sr.; Nick Black; Soph.


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2016 captains: Jeremy Timpf, Andrew King

Junior linebackers Jeremy Timpf and Andrew King were voted as captains for the 2016 season by their teammates Saturday.

Timpf is the first Army player to be named captain in his junior and senior year since linebacker Steve Anderson in 2009-10. He led the team with 117 tackles in 2014 and tied King for the team lead with 92 tackles last year.

King, who enters his third season as a starter, made 92 tackles, 16.5 for a loss, and added 4.5 sacks as a junior.

The 2016 season will be the first time that Army hasn’t had an offensive captain since 1992 when defensive tackle Dan Davis and safety Mike McElrath were chosen.

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Black-Gold Game blog: Black (Offense) 56, Gold (Defense) 38

Six fullbacks accounted for more than 220 rushing yards to lead Black (offense) to a win over Gold (defense) before more than 2,000 fans at Michie Stadium.

Junior Aaron Kemper led Black with 10 carries for 56 yards and 7-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Freshman Malik Crossdale gained 49 yards on 10 carries. Freshman Darnell Woolfolk added 47 yards on eight carries, including a 5-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

Freshman Andy Davidson (9 carries-27 yards), junior PaulAndrew Rhoden (8-23) and freshman Cole Macek (7-20) rounded out the fullback production. Stats are unofficial.

Story on Kemper: http://bit.ly/1SWocBB

Freshman quarterback Chris Carter threw touchdown passes of 60 yards to Christian Poe and four yards to Edgar Poe. Carter passed for more than 140 yards.

Freshman linebacker Gibby Gibson scored the lone touchdown for the defense, scooping up an errant pitch by quarterback Matt Kaufmann and returning it 29 yards.

First-team offense: QB Ahmad Bradshaw; FB Andy Davidson; RB Jordan Asberry; RB Elijah St. Hilaire; WR Edgar Poe; TE Quinten Parker; LT Tyler Young; LG Bryce Holland; C Josh Boylan; RG Mike Houghton; RT Brett Toth

Second-team offense: QB Chris Carter; FB Cole Macek/Aaron Kemper; RB Nick Black; RB Joe Walker; WR WR Christian Poe; LT Juwan Griffith-James; LG Riko Tamasese; C Josh Rea; RG Tim Gant; RT Austin Schuffert.

First-team defense: DE Eddy Ruzga; NT Cordarrell Davis; DE Chandler Ramirez; LB Alex Aukerman; LB Andrew King; LB Jeremy Timpf; LB Kenneth Brinson; CB Brandon Jackson; CB Steven Johnson; S Rhyan England; S Xavier Moss.

Second-team defense: DE Wunmi Oyetuga; NT Raymond Wright; DE Sam Johnson; LB Gibby Gibson; LB Tyler L’Hommedieu; LB Scott Washle; LB James Nachtigal; CB Michael Reynolds; CB Marcus Wyatt; S Casey Dionne; S Max Regan.

Top defensive plays: Freshman cornerback Brandon Jackson picked off Ahmad Bradshaw’s pass intended for Edgar Poe…Safety Xavier Moss dropped slotback Elijah St. Hilaire for 7-yard loss on a reverse…Freshman linebacker Jarrod Jones recorded a (2-yard) tackle for loss.

Special teams: Sophomore walk-on Avery Walas made a 27-yard field goal…Junior Mitchell Howard connected on a 41-yard field goal and was just short on a 52-yard attempt.  Howard also had a touchback…Nick Schrage’s extra-point make was waved off by a false start. The second kick failed.

Health: Army averted any serious injuries. Sophomore starting linebacker Alex Aukerman was down after attempting to block a punt. Aukerman walked off the field under his own power and had ice on his knee.

“Ejection”: Coach Jeff Monken said he “threw” junior defensive end Shawn Lemoto out of a game for a personal foul penalty in the first half. Lemoto swung a helmet at an offensive player.

2016 commits in attendance: Stoughton (Wisc.) offensive lineman Michael Gerber; Cypress Bay (Fla.) linebacker Christian Gomez; Gibson City-Sibley (Ill.) running back Nick Meunier; Baylor School (Tenn.) linebacker Ryan Parker; Newfield (N.Y.) safety Elijah Riley; Kempsville (Va.) tackle Nick Stokes; Jordan (Ga.) linebacker Markus Wright.

2017 prospects in attendance: LaSalle Academy (R.I.) cornerback Michael A’Vant, Chaminade-Madonna (Fla.) linebacker Hunter Bucknam (offer); Athens (Texas) linebacker Noah Bush (offer); Catholic (La.) tight end Chris Cameron; North Bedford (Pa.) wide receiver Jacob Dasher; DeMatha Catholic (Md.) quarterback Beau English (offered during visit); Duncanville (Texas) offensive lineman Kamaron Holloway (offered during visit); Bishop McDevitt (Pa.) running back Mike Jones; Bishop McDevitt (Pa.) lineman Tim Kater; Bishop Sullivan (Va.) lineman Noah Knapp (offer); Montour (Pa.) lineman Roman Macek; Xaverian (N.Y.) defensive lineman Mike Marinelli (offered during visit); King Philip (Mass.) linebacker Brett Mazur; Middletown (N.J.) South linebacker James McCarthy; Johnsburg (Ill.) lineman Joe Moore, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (Ohio) lineman Nick Noyen; Herricks (N.Y.) wide receiver-safety Mike Saleme; Vernon Hills (Ill.) linebacker Andrew Smith, American Heritage (Fla.) defensive back Josh Turner (offer) and Sulphur (La.) quarterback Byron Walker (offer).

Other notables in attendance: Didn’t spot Gerardo Rivera but former Army football captain Rollie Sitchweh ’65, Victor Ugenyi ’10, former Army linebacker Greg Gadson, Steelers offensive lineman David DeCastro and journalist Jack Ford were taking in the game. DeCastro drove up his teammate Ali Villanueva, former Army captain and an honorary captain for the game.

VIDEO: Junior receiver Edgar Poe wide open in end zone on 4-yard TD pass from Chris Carter

VIDEO: Darnell Woolfolk’s 5-yard touchdown run

VIDEO: Aaron Kemper’s 7-yard touchdown run

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Recruiting: Junior Day/Black-Gold Game visitors

Montour (Pa.) lineman Roman Macek is making the trip to West Point for two reasons this weekend.

Macek will be attending Army’s Junior Day as a recruit and watching his brother, Cole, a freshman fullback, play in the Black-Gold Game Saturday.

Other high school junior players expected to be in attendance are LaSalle Academy (R.I.) cornerback Michael A’Vant, Chaminade-Madonna (Fla.) linebacker Hunter Bucknam, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (Ohio) lineman Nick Noyen, Vernon Hills (Ill.) linebacker Andrew Smith, American Heritage (Fla.) defensive back Josh Turner and Sulphur (La.) quarterback Byron Walker.

Cypress Bay (Fla.) Linebacker Christian Gomez, Gibson City-Sibley (Ill.) running back Nick Meunier and Newfield (N.Y.) safety Elijah Riley are among the players in Army’s 2016 recruiting class expected to be on hand for the Black-Gold Game.

By my count, Army has offered 204 juniors so far.

2017 offers
WR-CB Tony Adams, 6-foot, 184. St. Louis (Mo.) University HS: Other offers – Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Wyoming, Eastern Michigan.
RB Brad Anderson, 5-8, 170, Bob Jones HS, Madison, Ala.
WR Grant Akridge, 6-4, 223, Elba (Ala.) HS: First offer – Troy. Second offer – Army
LB Trajan Anderson, 6-2, 220, Massaponax HS, Spotsylvania, Pa.: First FBS offer – Army.
QB Jimmy Batch, 6-foot, 150, Merritt Island (Fla.) HS: Other offers – Marshall, Columbia, Yale.
WR Jackson Beerman, 6-5, 190, Tates Creek HS, Lexington, Ky.
OL Cole Bentley, 6-5, 300, Belfry (Ky.) HS: Other I-A offers – Navy, Air Force, Georgia Tech, Cincinnati, Western Kentucky, Ball State, Bowling Green, Colorado State, Florida Atlantic
S Robert Black, 6-foot, 183, Newton HS, Covington, Ga.: Other offers – Ball State, Central Michigan.
CB Dallas Blacklock, 5-10, 165, Sharpstown HS, Houston, Texas: First offer – Army.
LB T.D. Blackmon, 6-foot, 210, Maryville (Tenn.) HS: Other offers: Navy, Air Force, Appalachian State.
QB Chris Boudreaux, 6-2, 176, Beaumont (Texas) Central HS: (COMMITTED to Rice)
DT Owen Bowles, 6-4, 285, Cedar Creek HS, Egg Harbor, N.J.: Other offers – Navy, Purdue, Rutgers, Temple, Virginia, Central Florida, Buffalo, Old Dominion, Florida Atlantic.
RB Antwuan Branch, 5-11, 200, Kenwood HS, Clarksville, Tenn.: Other offers – Navy, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky, Old Dominion
DE Zeke Brandle, 6-5, 245, Chase HS, Forest City, N.C.: First FBS offer – Army. Other FBS offers – Navy, Virginia.
QB Grant Breneman, 6-foot, 190, Cedar Cliff HS, Camp Hill, Pa.
LB KJ Britt, 6-2, 217, Oxford (Ala.) HS: Other offers – Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Michigan, North Carolina State, Louisville, Memphis, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest. (COMMITTED to Georgia)
RB Brayden Brown, 6-2, 182, Fort Hill HS, Cumberland, Md.
RB Justin Brown, 5-10, 200, St. Luke’s HS, New Canaan, Conn.: Other offers – Navy, Buffalo, Temple
LB Tony Brown, 6-3, 195, Timber Creek HS, Erial, N.J.: Other offers – Navy. (COMMITTED to Navy)
LB Hunter Bucknam, 6-foot, 220, Chaminade-Madonna HS, Hollywood, Fla.: First offer – Army.
DE Issac Buell, 6-4, 268, Knoxville (Tenn.) Central HS: Other offers – Navy, Air Force, Toledo
K Joseph Bulovas, 6-foot, 205, Mandeville (La.) HS: Other offers – Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas-San Antonio.
LB Noah Bush, 6-2, 225, Athens (Texas) HS: First offer – Army.
QB Bryson Carroll, 5-9, 175, Roosevelt HS, San Antonio, Texas: Hudl profile – 4.34 40. Other offers – Navy, Bowling Green, Southern Mississippi.
RB Jaxton Carson, 5-10, 190, Central HS, Phenix City, Ala.: Other offers – Western Kentucky, Southern Mississippi
DE Deondre Carter, 6-2, 216, Cedar Hill (Texas) HS
RB Braxton Chapman, 6-2, 205, Farrell (Pa.) HS: First FBS offer – Army.
LB Dakota Chapman, 6-1, 230, McAdory HS, McCalla, Ala.: First offer – Army. Other offers – Georgia Southern.
QB Clayton Cheatham, 6-3, 220, Hanover HS, Mechanicsville, Va.
OL-DT Charlie Clark, 6-4, 270, Marist School, Atlanta, Ga.: Other offers – Florida Atlantic, Georgia Southern.
T Shane Clenin, 6-6, 285, Jefferson HS, Festus, Mo.: Recent offer. Other offers – Iowa State, Northwestern, Northern Illinois, Colorado State, New Mexico, Eastern Michigan. (COMMITTED to Arkansas, April 16)
WR Austin Connor, 6-foot, 180, Dutch Fork HS, Irmo, S.C.: Other offers: South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Duke, Wake Forest, East Carolina, Georgia Southern
OL Case Cook, 6-5, 290, Carrollton (Ga.) HS
CB Bryce Cosby, 5-11, 170, duPont Manual HS, Louisville, Ky.: Other offers – Navy, Ball State.
DT Dominick Covatto, 6-3, 306, Cathedral Prep, Erie, Pa.: Other offers – Navy.
DL Alex Crawford, 6-1, 245, Southern Alamance HS, Graham, N.C.: First offer – Army
WR Sam Crawford, 6-1, 190, Rockwall (Texas) HS: Other offers – Navy, South Florida.
DE Eddie Crutchfield, 6-3, 240, Charlotte (N.C.) Latin School: First offer – Army
TE Max Cummins, 6-5, 229, St. Andrew’s HS, Austin, Texas
WR-CB Dirk Cureton, 5-10, 180, Butler HS, Matthews, N.C.: First offer – Army
QB Deejay Dallas, Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Ga.: Big-time recruit with offers from Alabama, Florida State, Tennessee and Pac-12 offers from Arizona, Stanford & UCLA among others.
CB Coby Davis, 6-1, 180, Maret HS, Washington, D.C.: Other offers – Navy.
OL-DL Darquavion Davis, 6-3, 315, St. Joseph’s HS, Greenville, Miss.: Other offers – Air Force
C Dawson Deaton, 6-5, 280, Frisco (Texas) HS: One of the top-rated center in the country. Brother Jaxson will be freshman lineman at Army. (COMMITTED to Texas Tech)
DE Victor Dimukeje, 6-2, 260, Boys Latin HS, Baltimore, Md.: Other offers – Central Michigan, Iowa State, Marshall, Maryland, Rutgers, Temple, Toledo, Tulane, West Virginia
CB Braedon Domino, 6-1, 165, Bishop McNamara HS, Forestville, Md.: Other offers – Navy, Old Dominion.
RB Chris Dublin, 6-foot, 175, Model HS, Rome, Ga.: First offer – Army.
LB Arnold Ebiketie, 6-3, 205, Einstein HS, Kensington, Md.: First offer – Army.
TE Jared Edwards, 6-4, 250, Rhea County HS, Evensville, Tenn.: Edwards received offers from Air Force and Army on same day, Air Force first. Other offers: Navy, Memphis.
RB Nate Evans, 5-10, 192, Lee-Davis HS, Mechanicsville, Va.
LB Diego Fagot, 6-3, 231, Calvary Christian Academy, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.: Other offers: Navy, Central Florida, Central Michigan, Florida Atlantic, Georgia Southern, Toledo, Western Michigan.
OL-DL Garrett Flanary, 6-3, 273, Lincoln Christian HS, Tulsa, Okla.: Other offers – Air Force, San Diego State, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe, Texas-San Antonio.
QB Kaleb Fletcher, 5-10, 179, Poteet HS, Mesquite, Texas: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
LB Tyshon Fogg, 6-2, 230, Calvert Hall HS, Towson, Md.
WR Omar Fortt, 6-1, 190, St. Luke’s HS, New Canaan, Conn.
LB Steven Franklin, 6-1, 215, Glasgow (Ky.) HS
DE Luke Frederick, 6-5, 217, Bishop Guilfoyle HS, Altoona, Pa.
LS Raymond Freeman, 6-3, 210, Tate HS, Cantonment, Fla.: First offer – Army.
DT Jabauri Garner, 6-3, 300, Florence (Ala.) HS: First offer – Navy.
QB Jordan Genmark Heath, 6-2, 205, Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego: Boston College, California, Northwestern, Oregon State, Hawaii, Nevada, San Jose State, UNLV
LS Kyle Gibbs, 6-2, 225, Norco (Calif.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Air Force.
OL Chris Glaser, 6-4, 255, Solon (Ohio) HS: Other offers: Air Force, Miami (Ohio), Toledo. (COMMITTED to Miami, Ohio)
RB Bernard Goodwater, 5-9, 180, Carter HS, Dallas, Texas: Speed – 4.40, 40-yard dash. Other offers – Bowling Green, New Mexico.
WR Christian Greaves, 5-11, 160, Einstein HS, Kensington, Md.: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
DE Garrett Groulx, 6-3, 240, Davidson (N.C.) Day HS: (COMMITTED to James Madison)
RB Cyrus Habibi-Likio, 6-1, 195, St. Francis HS, Mountain View, Calif.: Other I-A offers – BYU, Hawaii, Iowa State,  New Mexico, UNLV, Washington State, Wyoming.
RB Deondre Hampton, 5-10, 193, Brooks HS, Killen, Ala.: First offer – Navy.
T Noah Hannon, 6-2, 265, Greer (S.C.) HS: Other offers: Air Force.
OL Connor Hansen, Chiles HS, Tallahassee, Fla.: Other offers – Navy, Marshall, Charlotte.
DB Tyriq Hardimon, 6-foot, 190, Lassiter HS, Marietta, Ga.
RB Daetrich Harrington, 6-foot, 180, Alexander HS, Douglasville, Ga.: Other offers: Cincinnati, Georgia State, Miami (Ohio).
QB Frank Harris, 6-2, 185, Clemens HS, Schertz, Texas: Other offers – Navy, La.-Monroe, North Texas
LB Ty Harris, 6-1, 220, Dacula (Ga.) HS
OL-DL Issac Hawn, 6-6, 285, St. Charles (Ill.) North HS: Other offers – Buffalo, Central Michigan, Illinois, Miami (Ohio), New Mexico, Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Wyoming.
DB C.J. Hayes, 6-3, 200, South Warren HS, Bowling Green, Ky.: Other offers: Ball State, Miami (Ohio)
DT Ziyon Hill, 6-2, 279, Catholic HS, New Iberia, La.: Other Division I-A offers – Kansas, Texas-San Antonio.
WR Thomas Hennigan, 6-2, 198, Northwest Guilford HS, Greensboro, N.C.: Other offers – Navy, Virginia, Coastal Carolina, Miami (Ohio)
DB Grant Holloman, 5-10, 160, St. Pius X Catholic, Atlanta, Ga.
WR Gavin Holmes, 6-foot, 175, Northwest HS, Fort Worth, Texas: Other FBS offers: Utah, BYU, Bowling Green, Middle Tennessee State, Nevada, Ohio, Tulane.
RB Jerry Howard, 6-1, 215, Northwestern HS, Rock Hill, S.C.: Other offers – Appalachian State, East Carolina, Georgia Southern, Marshall, Miami (Ohio).
OL Hayden Howerton, 6-4, 255, Katy (Texas) HS: Other offers – California, Houston, Kansas, Wake Forest, Bowling Green, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Louisiana-Lafayette, New Mexico, Rice, Texas-San Antonio, Texas State, UNLV
WR Donte Howell, 6-3, 192, North Mesquite HS, Mesquite, Texas: First offer – Army.
OL Stanley Hubbard, 6-3, 305, St. John’s College HS, Washington
DL Eli Huggins, 6-4, 285, West Forsyth HS, Cumming, Ga.
OL Matthew Huhn, 6-7, 270, John Jay HS, San Antonio, Texas: Other offers – Michigan, Baylor, Houston, Illinois, Iowa State, Rice, SMU, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe, New Mexico, New Mexico State, North Texas, Texas-San Antonio, Texas State.
RB-S Joe Hunt, 6-3, 218, Cosby HS, Chesterfield, Va.: Other offers – Navy, Maryland, East Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Chattanooga.
S Bryce Jackson, 6-foot, 185, Guyer HS, Denton, Texas.: Other offers – Nevada, New Mexico, Texas-San Antonio. (COMMITTED to Northwestern)
S Daiquan Jackson, 5-10, 184, Poteet HS, Mesquite, Texas: Other offers: Tulsa, New Mexivo, Miami (Ohio)
LB-S D’Marco Jackson, 6-1, 205, Broome HS, Spartanburg, S.C.
WR-S Koilan Jackson, 6-3, 200, Robinson HS, Little Rock, Ark.: Other offers – Arkansas, Illinois.
RB Roshaun Johnson, 6-1, 230, Desert Edge HS, Goodyear, Ariz.
DB Rodley Jolicoeur, 5-9, 166, Village Academy, Delray Beach, Fla.: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
S Roman Kafentzis, 6-2, 200, Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.: Other offers – Air Force, Fresno State.
RB-S Jacob Kibodi, 6-1, 205, Christian Life, Baton Rouge, La.: Other offers – Arizona, Arizona State, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe, South Alabama.
QB Rob King, 6-1, 182, Father Judge HS, Philadelphia, Pa.: Other offers – UConn.
CB Cameron Kinley, 6-2, 182, Lausanne Collegiate, Memphis, Tenn.: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
OL Noah Knapp, 6-foot, 270, Bishop Sullivan HS, Virginia Beach, Va.: First offer – Army.
SB Aaron Knowles, 5-11, 184, Cherokee HS, Canton, Ga.
K Charlie Kuhbander, 5-10, 180, Springboro (Ohio) HS
DE Deven Lamp, 6-3, 218, Cedar Hill (Texas) HS
S R.J. Lan, 6-foot, 195, La Mirada (Calif.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Nevada, New Mexico, San Jose State, UNLV Wyoming
LB Tommy Lawley, 6-2, 215, Davidson (N.C) Day HS: Other offers – Navy
DE-TE Devan Lawson, 6-5, 235, Spring Valley (N.Y.) HS: (COMMITTED to Boston College)
K Michael Leisle, 6-foot, 165, Nease HS, Ponte Vedra, Fla.
OL Patrick Leitten, 6-7, 240, Ravenwood HS, Brentwood, Tenn.: Other offers – Vanderbilt, Wyoming.
RB Travis Levy, 5-11, 190, Sherwood HS, Sandy Spring, Md.: (COMMITTED to Boston College)
RB-CB Kenneth Lewis, 6-3, 180, Loyola Blakefield HS, Towson, Md.: First offer – Army
WR Ryan Lezzer, 6-foot, 186, Clearfield (Pa.) HS: Ivy offers – Cornell, Columbia, Yale.
WR Quinzel Lockhart, 6-2, 190, Havelock (N.C.) HS: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army
WR Ben Maffe, 6-3, 222, Briar Woods HS, Ashburn, Va.: Other offers  – Navy, Marshall.
LB Ben Mason, 6-3, 240, Newtown (Conn.) HS: Other FBS offers – Navy, Boston College, California, Duke, Kansas, Rutgers, Syracuse, UConn, UMass
RB-CB Elijah McKoy, 6-1, 200, Darlington HS, Rome, Ga.: First offer – Army
WR Keynel McZeal, 6-4, 226, Port Neches-Groves HS, Port Neches, Texas: First offer – Army. Second offer – Louisiana-Monroe.
RB Kayce Medlock, 5-10, 187, Arp (Texas) HS: Other offers – SMU, Tulane, Louisiana-Lafayette
WR Ellis Merriweather, 6-2, 200, Alpharetta (Ga.) HS: Recent offer from Army (COMMITTED to Navy on March 16)
LB Quinn Miller, 6-2, 230, Archer HS, Lawrenceville, Ga.: Other offers – Central Florida.
K-P Billy Mitchell, 5-11, 180, American Heritage HS, Delray Beach, Fla.: First offer – Army.
K Hayden Moehring, 5-9, 180, Bentonville (Ark.) HS: First offer – Army. Second offer – Navy. Brother, Bennett, is freshman kicker at Navy.
LB Isaiah Moore, 6-2, 210, Bird HS, Chesterfield, Va.: Army visit – April 23. Other offers – Navy, Old Dominion, Texas-San Antonio.
OL-DL Maxim Moore, 6-3, 295, Eagle (Idaho) HS: First offer – Army.
LB Brett Moorman, 6-3, 220, Fenwick HS, Oak Park, Ill.
WR Quintin Morris, 6-3, 200, George Ranch HS, Richmond, Texas: First offer – Navy. Third offer – Army.
RB Jakairi Moses, 5-10, 184, Dwyer HS, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.: Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois, Western Michigan
CB Diashun Moss, 5-11, 175, Cardinal Gibbons HS, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
CB Andrew Mulinax, 5-10, 180, Crowley (Texas) HS: First offer – Army RB DeWayne Murray, 5-10, 185, Steel Valley HS, Munhall, Pa.
CB Thabo Mwaniki, 5-11, 180, Guyer HS, Denton, Texas: Other offers – Colorado, Colorado State, Texas-San Antonio
CB Dean Ngendakuriyo, 5-11, 180, Benedictine HS, Richmond, Va.: First FBS offer – Army. Visits – Army, March 30.
DE Andrew Nichols, 6-3, 230, Centennial HS, Peoria, Ariz.: Other offers – Navy.
QB Mario Nolan-Dillard, 6-foot, 195, Lausanne Collegiate HS, Memphis, Tenn.
OL-DL Nick Novak, 6-4, 265, Lake Orion (Mich.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Air Force, Colorado, Bowling Green, Kent State.
LB Carson Nugent, 6-2, 225, Saguaro HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.: First offer – Army. Other offers – Navy.
QB Jeremiah Oatsvall, 6-2, 190, Brentwood (Tenn.) Academy: Other offers – Navy, Air Force.
RB Kaleb O’Bryant, 6-foot, 180, Cypress Creek HS, Houston, Texas: Other offers – Illinois
LB Anthony Ochoa, 6-2, 230, Blackman HS, Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Other offers – Navy, Miami (Ohio).
QB Wayne Overman, 6-foot, 215, Saint Martin HS, Ocean Springs, Miss.: First offer – Army. Second offer – Navy. Other offers – Air Force.
QB Tyler Page, 6-foot, 180, Friendswood (Texas) HS: Other offers – Air Force, SMU
LB James Patterson, 6-foot, 220, Saint Vincent Pallotti HS, Laurel, Md.
LB Tadarrius Patterson, 6-2, 213, Carver HS, Birmingham, Ala.: Other offers – Auburn, Louisville, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Tulane, Arkansas State.
DB Justin Peter, 5-11, 170, Leon HS, Tallahassee, Fla.: First FBS offer – Army.
WR-LB Owen Piche, 6-3, 200, Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.: Other offers – Navy, Cincinnati, Ball State, Bowling Green, Buffalo, New Mexico, Toledo, Western Michigan
QB Bryson Powers, 6-2, 190, Klein Collins HS, Spring, Texas: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
S Taniela Pututau, 6-3, 190, Cottonwood HS, Salt Lake City, Utah: Other offers – BYU, Colorado, Utah State.
DT Rutger Reitmaier, 6-3, 280, Lipscomb Academy, Nashville, Tenn.: Recent offer – Georgia Tech.
RB Kade Remsberg, 5-11, 179, Newton (Kansas) HS: Speed: 100 and 200-meter state champion, 4.35, 40-yard dash. Other offers – Kansas.
DB Isaiah Richardson, 6-1, 190, Foster HS, Richmond, Texas: Other offers – Rice, SMU, Yale.
K Brandon Ruiz, 5-10, 172, Williams HS, Gilbert, Ariz.: First offer – Army.
OL Samari Saddler, 6-2, 305, Archbishop Moeller HS, Cincinnati, Ohio: Other offers – Navy, Air Force, Akron, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Miami (Ohio).
QB Michael Salisbury, 6-3, 196, South County HS, Lorton, Va.: Other offers – Navy.
TE Collin Sanchez, 6-5, 250, Lexington (Ala.) HS: Other offers – Troy.
LB Mohamed Sanogo, 6-2, 239, Plano (Texas) West HS
WR Gabe Schappell, 6-3, 215, Exeter HS, Reading, Pa.: First offer – Army.
CB Josiah Scott, 5-10, 175, Fairfield (Ohio) HS: First offer – Army. Second offer – Navy. Other offers – Iowa, Bowling Green, Kent State, Southern Mississippi.
LB Michael Scott, 6-3, 228, North Florida Christian, Tallahassee, Fla.: Other offers – Navy, California, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Iowa State, Memphis, Northwestern, Syracuse, Temple, Utah, Buffalo, Central Florida, Coastal Carolina, Kent State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee State, South Florida, Southern Mississippi, Toledo, Troy.
S Brion Seagraves, 6-foot, 182, Dudley HS
LB Griffin Sestili, 6-3, 235, North Allegheny HS, Wexford, Pa.
TE Joeseph Sewell, 6-3, 250, Blackman HS, Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Other offers: Navy, Vanderbilt, Appalachian State, Miami (Ohio).
RB Mike Silva, 5-9, 180, Milton (Mass.) Academy: First FBS offer – Navy
LB Jack Sinclair, 6-3, 227, Ardrey Kell HS, Charlotte, N.C.: First offer – Army
RB Abram Smith, 6-foot, 196, Abilene (Texas) HS: First offer – Tulsa. Second offer – Army.
RB Anthony Smith, 5-11, 195, Fossil Ridge HS, Keller, Texas: Hudl profile – 4.34 40.
TE-LB Nakiya Smith, 6-4, 230, Science Hill HS, Johnson City, Tenn.: First FBS offer – Army.
DE-LB Nick Smith, 6-3, 210, Dr. Phillips HS, Orlando, Fla.: Other offers – Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Iowa State, Louisville, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Old Dominion, UMass, Western Michigan.
DE Matt Sochovka, 6-3, 245, Pine Forest HS, Fayetteville, N.C.: First offer – Army
TE Kyle Soelle, 6-3, 215, Saguaro HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.: Other offers – Navy, Colorado State, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, San Jose State, UNLV
OL Ryan Solt, 6-3, 285, Coughlin HS, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.: Other offers – Maryland, Rutgers, Syracuse
C John Spellacy, 6-1, 285, St. Ignatius HS, Cleveland, Ohio: Other offers – East Carolina.
DT Camaron Spence, 6-4, 300, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla: (COMMITTED to Maryland)
K Adam Stack, 6-2, 175, Kamehameha HS, Honolulu, Hawaii: Other offers – Miami (Fla.), San Diego State.
WR-DB Drake Stallworth, 6-2, 185, Folsom (Calif.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Nevada.
OL Corey Stephens, 6-3, 291, Saguaro HS, Scottsdale, Ariz. LB Darian Stephenson, 6-2, 216, Westminster Christian HS, Miami, Fla.: First offer – Navy.
S Geno Stone, 6-foot, 185, New Castle (Pa.) HS: First FBS offer – Army. Other offers – Navy.
QB Tre Story, 6-2, 190, Lanett (Ala.) HS
S Lyn Strange, 6-2, 185, North Florida Christian HS, Tallahassee, Fla.: Other offers – Navy, Georgia Southern, Indiana, Memphis, Middle Tennessee State, Oregon State, Syracuse, Temple, Troy, Tulane. WR Darian Street, 6-3, 170, Liberty HS, Bethlehem, Pa.
LB-S Grant Stuard, 6-foot, 195, Oak Ridge HS, Conroe, Texas: Other offers – Navy, Fresno State, Louisiana-Lafayette. Speed – 4.41 40.
WR Cameron Sullivan-Brown, 6-1, 175, Saint Vincent Pallotti HS, Laurel, Md.
WR Jackson Tate, 6-1, 192, Edgewood Academy, Elmore, Ala.: Other offers – Troy
S Camryn Taylor, 6-3, 190, Lausanne Collegiate, Memphis, Tenn.: Other offers – Navy
RB-LB D.J. Taylor, 6-2, 219, Huntland (Tenn.) HS: Other offers – Navy, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Toledo
DE Ryan Thaxton, 6-5, 245, St. Stephen’s-St. Agnes HS, Alexandria, Va.: Other offers – Old Dominion.
OL Ben Thomas, 6-4, 300, Pinnacle HS, Phoenix, Ariz.: First offer – Army. Other offers – Navy, Air Force, Colorado, New Mexico.
CB Dillon Thomas, 6-2, 175, Park Hill South HS, Kansas City, Mo.
QB Tehran Thomas, 5-11, 190, Desert Edge HS, Goodyear, Ariz.: First offer- Army
WR Brandon Thompson, 6-7, 205, England (Ark.) HS
CB Josh Turner, 6-foot, 180, American Heritage HS, Delray Beach, Fla.: Other offers – Air Force, Ohio, South Florida, Southern Mississippi
RB Calvin Tyler, 5-9, 185, Ozen HS, Beaumont, Texas: Hudl profile – 4.39, 40-yard dash. Other offers: Fresno State, New Mexico, North Texas, Louisiana-Lafayette, Southern Mississippi, Texas State. 2015 stats – school-record 1,809 rushing yards and 24 touchdowns.
LB Brent Ugo, 6-foot, 205, George Ranch HS, Richmond, Texas: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army. Third offer – Air Force.
DE Issac Ukwu, 6-3, 220, Springbrook HS, Silver Spring, Md.: Other offers – Navy, Coastal Carolina.
CB Vance Vallair, 6-2, 190, Beaumont (Texas) Central HS: First offer – Rice. Second offer – Army.
DE Edward Verdree, 6-2, 250, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, Atlanta, Ga.: First offer – Army
S Scottie Young, 6-foot, 190, Helix HS, La Mesa, Calif.
T-DE Jax Wacaser, 6-5, 245, Saguaro HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.
DE Ted Wages, 6-4, 225, Auburn (Ala.) HS:
QB Byron Walker, 5-11, 185, Sulphur (La.) HS
QB Jadon Walker, 6-1, 185, Chapel Hill HS, Douglasville, Ga.: First offer – Navy. Second offer – Army.
RB-S Trey Watkins, 6-foot, 215, Massaponax HS, Spotsylvania, Va.: First offer – Army.
LB Pete Werner, 6-3, 215, Cathedral HS, Indianapolis, Ind.: Other offers: Boston College, California, Cincinnati, Duke, Iowa, Iowa State, Miami (Ohio), Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Toledo; Vanderbilt, Wisconsin. (COMMITTED to Notre Dame)
DE-LB Carson Wells, 6-3, 222, South Sumter HS, Bushnell, Fla.: Recent offer – Southern Mississippi
LB-S Justin Whisenhunt, 6-1, 210, Ramsay HS, Birmingham, Ala.
WR Anthony White, 6-1, 175, American HS, Hialeah, Fla.
T Ethan Wiederkehr, 6-6, 285, Shoreham-Wading River HS, Shoreham, N.Y.: Other offers – Navy, Boston College, Louisville, Maryland, Northwestern, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, UConn, Wake Forest, Buffalo, Harvard.
T Kevin Willoughby, 6-5, 305, Astronaut HS, Titusville, Fla.: First offer – Army.
DL Dontae Wilson, 6-foot, 295, Jefferson (Ga.) HS: Other offers – Navy.

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