Siblings Day: Army football’s best brothers

Here’s a list of the top brothers to wear the Black and Gold in honor National Siblings Day:

Dan and Joel Davis (West Point ’93, ’96): Dan, a three-year letterman and two-year starting defensive lineman, captained the 1992 team that defeated Navy 25-24. Joel, a four-year letterman, is one of the last Army football players to start on offense and defense in the same season. After starting at defensive end as a sophomore, Davis was the first-team nose tackle and guard junior year. He was a captain and started at guard his senior season. Joel was signed by the Bengals as a free agent and was a reserve offensive line with Cincinnati until 1998. He was later signed by the Colts.

Jeremy, Jordan, Justin Trimble (West Point ’08, ’11, ’14): Believed to be the only brother trio to letter at West Point. Jeremy is Army’s all-time leader in receptions (176), receiving yards (2,330), receiving touchdowns (15) and punt return touchdowns (3). He was also an honorable mention punt returner. Jeremy received a tryout with the Kansas City Chiefs. Jordan started four games at three different secondary positions for the 2010 Armed Forces Bowl champions. He made 104 career tackles. Justin, a three-year letterman, played in 37 games, making 12 starts. He had 66 tackles and four interceptions in his career.

Victor and Mike Ugenyi (West Point ’10. ’15): Victor, who lettered all four years, started 31 games in his career with 114 tackles, 23.5 tackles and eight sacks. He was a captain his senior season. Mike made 81 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, in 33 games with 27 starts.

Jarrett and A.J. Mackey (West Point ’13): A two-year captain (2012-13), Jarrett started 28 games including all 13 on the 2010 Armed Forces Bowl champions. He recorded 129 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 6 sacks and four forced fumbles in his career. A.J. made 37 tackles, 6.5 for loss in 12 starts at nose tackle his junior season.

Ted and Fritz Bentler (West Point ’10): Ted, an Iowa transfer, made 53 tackles in 2018. Fritz started nine games on the defensive line in 2008.

Other brothers: Shane and Evan Finnane (’14, ’16), Tony and Joey Giovannelli (’15, ’16), James and Troy Nachtigal (’19, ’23), Zach and Corey Watts (’13, ’14)

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