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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.

Prediction time: Buffalo

Army is a 14-point road favorite at 0-2 Buffalo Saturday night. The Black Knights (3-0) look to improve to 3-0 on the road this season. The last Army team to win its first three road games in a season was the 2010 Armed Forces Bowl championship squad. Jeff Monken, who was an assistant coach at [...]

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VIDEO: John Voit on 3-0 and Buffalo

Junior defensive end John Voit says undefeated Army is looking for its fourth straight “well-rounded” game at Buffalo and the team isn’t taking the Bulls (0-2) lightly.

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Players of the week: UTEP

Starting offensive linemen Mike Houghton, Justin Gilbert and Bryce Holland were acknowledged for perfect effort as Army rolled up 424 rushing yards in a 66-14 win at UTEP Saturday. Houghton, a junior guard, was named the team’s offensive player of the week by coaches. Senior linebacker Andrew King earned the team’s defensive player of the [...]

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Ranger jerseys: UTEP

Army head equipment manager Nick Determan said he almost ran out of Ranger jerseys for the team’s practices this week. Ranger jerseys are awarded to players for perfect effort in the team’s previous game. TWENTY-NINE players were recognized for perfect effort in Army’s 66-14 win at UTEP Saturday. Determan said that’s the most that he’s [...]

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VIDEO: Coach Monken presser/Buffalo week

Army coach Jeff Monken met the media Tuesday and spoke of his team’s inspirational effort in a 66-14 win over UTEP Saturday. The Black Knights played its first game following the passing of teammate Brandon Jackson.

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Recruiting: Wages commitment

Ted Wages was in eighth grade when he watched his first football game at Michie Stadium. Army linebacker Julian Holloway, who is from Wages’ hometown of Auburn, Ala., and the Black Knights defeated Air Force 41-21 on Nov. 3, 2012. After the game, Holloway gave Wages a tour of Army’s locker room. “It was cool,” [...]

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Postgame UTEP: Coach Monken, Andrew King, Darnell Woolfolk

Army coach Jeff Monken, linebacker Andrew King and fullback Darnell Woolfolk’s comments to Times Herald-Record sports reporter Ken McMillan following 66-14 win over UTEP. Apologize for posting the quotes late. Army coach Jeff Monken On significance of victory and how Army accomplished it “I think the boys just played a great game. And played really [...]

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Inside The Numbers: UTEP

Twitter follower Michael Tomasko may have said it best, “Been following Army Football since 1984, & cannot remember when the entire team played better,” on Army’s 66-14 win at UTEP Saturday night. The 66 points were the most scored by Army football team  since a 68-6 victory over Colgate on Nov. 1, 1958. That’s Army’s [...]

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VIDEO: Kenneth Brinson on UTEP’s Aaron Jones

Texas-El Paso junior Aaron Jones is the nation’s second-leading rusher (372 yards) through two games. Jones is averaging 7.6 yards per carry. Army’s rush defense ranks 25th (87.5 yards per game) in the country and has allowed its first two opponents an average of 3.6 yards per car. Linebacker Kenneth Brinson has been a playmaker [...]

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Prediction time: UTEP

Army practiced through an emotional week following the loss of sophomore starting cornerback Brandon Jackson in a car accident Sunday. Will the Black Knights rally around each other in their first of three straight road games at UTEP Saturday night. Coach Jeff Monken said throughout the week that he expects his team to respond and [...]

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