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Sal Interdonato

Award-winning writer Sal Interdonato has been on the Army football beat since 2007. He’ll take you inside the huddle and into the lives of the Black Knights.

Recruiting weekend No. 4: Jang visits

Radson Jang must really like Army football and West Point. Jang, a center from Kamehameha School in Honolulu, is flying cross country nine hours to make his official visit Saturday morning. He was leaving Honolulu airport around 5 p.m. local time. Army coach Jeff Monken and his staff have received more than 50 commitments so [...]

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Future schedules: Army talking to Ohio State, Rutgers game moving

Army and Ohio State could meet for the first time in their storied football histories in the near future. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan confirmed to the Times Herald-Record on Thursday that the academy has had talks with Ohio State about playing a game. Corrigan said Army wants to have one game against a marquee [...]

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Army-Navy game not moving

Army athletic director Boo Corrigan said he doesn’t see the Army-Navy game changing its place on the college football schedule in the future. Army and Navy have played on the second Saturday in December following the week of conference championship since 2009. A story by Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com on Wednesday said that Navy’s eligibility [...]

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Recruiting update: Godwin, Steinhaus, Lee, Walker latest commits

Rowan Godwin comes from a football family. Joe Godwin, Rowan’s father, played linebacker for Alabama and coach Ray Perkins in the mid-1980′s. He was part of a linebacking corps, which included College Football Hall of Famers Derrick Thomas and Cornelius Bennett. Rowan will continue the family name at the Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I-A) level. [...]

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Recruiting weekend No. 3

Buford (Ga.) linebacker Konnor Houston, Calvary Day (Ga.) running back/linebacker Robert Heyward  and Bingham (Utah) cornerback Dominieke Jones are among the players visiting Army this weekend. Houston helped lead Buford to its third straight Class AAAA state title and extend its winning streak to 40 games in 2014. He had a sack in a 55-10 [...]

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Recruiting weekend No. 2: Tank commits

Highland Springs (Va.) cornerback Tank Scott is the latest member of Army’s 2015 recruiting class. Scott, who is 6-foot and 185 pounds, verbally committed to Army while wrapping up his official visit this weekend. The nickname “Tank” apparently stuck when Scott was running over defenses in youth football. At Highland Springs, Scott ran plays out [...]

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Army players in the East-West Shrine Game

Larry Dixon will become the 29th Army football player to participate in the East-West Shrine Game Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Dixon is the lone fullback on the East squad coached by Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Singletary. Here’s a list of Army players in the East-West Shrine Game: 2014: Patrick Laird (WR) 2013: [...]

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CBS Sports Network Army football home next 5 years

Army football home games will remain in the CBS Sports Network for the next five years after the academy released a statement Thursday that it had come to an agreement with the television station. Army’s original 5-year contract ran out at the end of the 2014 season. The new contract gives CBS Sports Network the [...]

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Recruiting: Six more commits

William James needed to call his parents in Chicago. James’ official visit to Army was going better than he expected. The Morgan Park (Ill.) quarterback had just met with coach Jeff Monken Saturday night. Monken was checking to see if James was ready to commit to the Black Knights. “I told him, ‘No,’ initially because [...]

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Recruiting: California LB commits

Jacquese Steen was forced to grow up fast. Steen lost his father, older brother, grandmother and cousin before he turned 15. His brother was shot to death. Steen overcame the adversity to become one of the best linebacker in the Oakland (Calif.) area. He was good enough for Army to offer him a chance to [...]

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