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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.

VIDEO: Coach Monken Tuesday presser Ball State

Coach Jeff Monken met the media ahead of his team’s home game against Ball State Saturday. Here’s a clip of Monken’s press conference: For more on Army football, follow me on Twitter @salinterdonato

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Monday quotables

Here are some quotes from Army coach Jeff Monken, defensive coordinator Jay Bateman, fullback Larry Dixon and quarterback A.J. Schurr from Monday interviews following the team’s 49-43 loss at Yale Saturday: “I’m not sure we are getting everything out of these guys that we can and that to me gives me great hope that we [...]

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Quick thoughts: Yale

I’ve covered some really bad Army losses in eight years on the football beat. Last year’s 34-7 loss to Navy probably ranks at the top. But, this game is a close second. I’ve said this countless times, but simply, Army just doesn’t know how to win games, how to finish games, how to put away [...]

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Looking ahead: How remaining opponents fared in week 5

Army’s remaining opponents went 4-3 this week. In a battle of future opponents, Western Kentucky posted an impressive 36-27 win over Navy. Air Force upset Boise State for its third victory, surpassing its two-win total from last season. Ball State (1-3, home, Oct. 4) Ball State had a bye. Rice (1-3, home, Oct. 11) W [...]

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Postgame Yale: Coach Monken, Angel Santiago, Jeremy Timpf

Jeff Monken wasn’t the happiest coach after Army’s 49-43 overtime loss at Yale. When a local reporter asked linebacker Jeremy Timpf if Army was overconfident heading into game, Monken took exception and answered the question. Read below to see what Monken, Timpf and quarterback Angel Santiago had to say in the postgame press conference. Jeff [...]

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Pregame blog: Yale

Senior defensive end Mike Ugenyi will miss the game due to injury. Ugenyi injured his right leg in the first half against Wake Forest but returned to play in the second half. He did not fully practice this week. Army will only dress two quarterbacks starter A.J. Schurr and senior Angel Santiago, Army’s starter for [...]

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Pregame leftovers: Yale

Trenton Turrentine waited two and half games to take his first carry of the 2014 season. When Turrentine took the pitch, he made it count, running over Wake Forest defenders for 21 yards. “I felt good,” Turrentine said. “I’m just trying to stay ready and do whatever I can to help the team win the [...]

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Prediction time: Yale

No line for this game due to a Football Bowl Subdivision team (Army) playing a Football Championship Subdivision team (Yale). Army coach Jeff Monken made this game a little more interesting by switching starting quarterbacks. Junior A.J. Schurr draws his second career start. Monken is looking to spark his offense, which has scored 21 points [...]

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Schurr to start against Yale

With his offense struggling to score in the last two games, Army coach Jeff Monken has made a switch at starting quarterback. Junior A.J. Schurr will make his second career start at Yale Saturday, replacing senior Angel Santiago. Army was shut out by Stanford 35-0 on Sept. 13 and failed to score in the second [...]

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September 24 practice blog

Army was down to three quarterbacks – starter Angel Santiago, A.J. Schurr, his backup, and freshman Seth Gonzales – at practice. Sophomore Matt Kaufmann, who was the star of Army’s spring game, has left the team. Freshman Ahmad Bradshaw has missed the last two days of practice. Gonzales looks to be a tough kid. He [...]

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