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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.

Graduation Day

Army football’s seniors officially became second lieutenants today during the graduation ceremony at West Point. Most are off to serve in their military branches. Some, like fullback Larry Dixon and quarterback Angel Santiago, will remain on as athletic interns for the fall. The senior class left some lasting impressions with me. I remember when one [...]

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Hugenberg among top college centers

Army senior Matt Hugenberg was one of 52 players named to the Rimington Trophy watch list Tuesday. The Rimington Trophy is given to the country’s best center. Hugenberg was the only Army offensive lineman to start all 12 games in 2014. It was the first time that Hugenberg, who is 6-foot-5 and 294 pounds, had [...]

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Recruiting: Aquinas pair offered

The recruiting frenzy continues. By my unofficial count, Army has offered 288 juniors and I’m probably missing a few. One of the more recent offers went out to St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) teammates Colin Nace, a defensive end, and wide receiver Dominic Thieman. Army also offered its first two juniors out of the state of [...]

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Former captain Viti joins Army staff

Former Army fullback Mike Viti is returning to West Point as a member of Jeff Monken’s staff. Viti was named director of high school and alumni relations Monday. The 2008 West Point graduate was a four-year letterman, a 2007 football captain and a regimental commander his senior year (2007-08). Last month, Viti was honorary captain [...]

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Recruiting: 200 + offers and counting, Oklahoma push

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2015 home kickoff times released

Army has announced all five of its Saturday home games will kick off at noon. The Black Knights host Wake Forest (Sept. 19) and Duke (Oct. 10) of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Division I-AA Bucknell (Oct. 17), Tulane (Nov. 14) of the American Athletic Conference & Rutgers (Nov. 21) of the Big Ten. Army opens [...]

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Mooney to sign with Falcons

Former Army fullback Collin Mooney will sign a two-year contract with the Falcons Monday. Mooney had a tryout with the Falcons earlier this week. He spent two years with the Titans.  Mooney played in two games in 2012, rushing for 19 yards in the Titans’ season finale. He appeared in 12 games, making four starts [...]

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Maples heading to Packers rookie mini-camp

Raymond Maples has his NFL shot. Maples, the sixth-leading rusher in Army history, accepted an invitation Saturday night to attend Packers rookie mini-camp, which runs from May 7-10. He received permission from his base commander at Ft. Benning, Ga. Thursday to attend a mini-camp if offered. “Regardless of what happens, I’m just more than thankful [...]

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Maples could get NFL call this weekend

Former Army running back Raymond Maples is receiving interest from the Packers, Seahawks and Raiders prior to tonight’s NFL draft, according to his agent Scott Bergman. Bergman said he expects Maples to receive calls this weekend, offering the two-time 1,000-yard Army rusher an opportunity to attend rookie mini-camp. As of 7 a.m. Thursday morning, Maples [...]

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Repost blog: Jay Bateman on Josh Jenkins, defense

Caught up with Army defensive coordinator Jay Bateman before the end of spring practice. Here are his thoughts on sophomore cornerback Josh Jenkins and some other key players for the 2015 season: How good can Army sophomore cornerback Josh Jenkins be? Defensive coordinator Jay Bateman thinks if Jenkins keeps progressing he can be an all-American [...]

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