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Recruiting: Louisiana CB Fleming second 2018 commit

Khalil Fleming was paid a visit by Army assistant coach Mike Viti Wednesday at his Louisiana home. Viti, a 2008 West Point and the team’s fullbacks coach, didn’t start conversation with football. “He talked more about the school than football to be honest and that caught me attention,” said Fleming, a 5-foot-11, 163-pound cornerback from [...]

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Calen Holt on requesting position change and move to fullback

Calen Holt stood just a few inches from fullback Mike Viti during the Army’s Black & Gold spring game. Holt couldn’t wait to hear his name called again. The sophomore logged close to 20 carries at his new position Saturday. During the offseason, Holt, a linebacker his first two seasons at West Point, met with [...]

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Recruiting: Visit impresses Tennessee LB Ernst

Tennessee linebacker Morgan Ernst called his first visit to West Point over the weekend, “an absolutely, amazing experience.” Ernst was one of many prospects that attended Junior Day and the Black & Gold Game Saturday. “I never really quite experienced anything like it,” said Ernst, who is 6-foot and 195 pounds. “The campus was beautiful. [...]

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Happy Birthday Brandon Jackson

One by one, Army football players stopped to give Morna Davis a hug as they jogged off at halftime of the Black & Gold spring game Saturday. Later that afternoon, the New York Police Department and the Philadelphia Police Department played a tribute game in honor of Brandon Jackson, Davis’ son, at Michie Stadium. Jackson [...]

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Bradshaw, Voit named 2017 captains

Army’s two captains for the 2017 season shouldn’t surprise anyone, coach Jeff Monken said following the Black & Gold Game. Monken didn’t reveal the players’ names that were selected by a team vote. But, the Times Herald-Record has confirmed junior Ahmad Bradshaw and junior defensive end John Voit are the captains. Voit led the team [...]

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Quick thoughts: 2017 Black & Gold Game blog

Army’s Black & Gold Game was an offensive struggle for more than three quarters. Ten points were on the board before Christian Poe scored a touchdown on a 40-yard reverse with 3:03 left in the game. Kell Walker broke off a 61-yard touchdown run 44 seconds later to cap the scoring. Sloppy game by both [...]

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Recruiting: Black-Gold Game/Junior Day visitors (Updated)

Clear Falls (Texas) safety Taylor Vessel took in Army’s practice Friday. Vessel watched his future teammates play in the Black & Gold spring game Saturday with many members of his 2017 Army recruiting class. The following 2017 commits were in attendance Saturday: Highland Park (Texas) defensive end/linebacker Luke Blanton Frisco (Texas) safety Elijah Boyd St. [...]

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April 14 practice blog

Spring practice has flown by for linebacker James Nachtigal. Nachitgal switched from the outside to the inside Will linebacker position, where Jeremy Timpf started the last three seasons, this spring. Nachtigal said the start of spring was, “a little tough at first, because they throw everything at you kind of fast.” “It’s a little bit [...]

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Recruiting: Kater first commit of 2018 class

Tim Kater confirmed the inevitable on his unofficial visit to Army Wednesday. West Point has always been Kater’s top college choice since he dropped Kelvin White, his brother, off at the academy in 2011. “I knew that’s where I wanted to be,” said Kater, a 6-f0ot-3, 265-pound defensive lineman from Steelton-Highspire (Pa.) High. Kater made [...]

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Former Army safety Tevin Long pleads guilty to drug charges, kicked out of academy

Former Army safety Tevin Long is no longer a cadet at West Point after pleading guilty to drug charges Monday. During a court-martial proceeding, Long said that football injuries turned him to drugs. Long pleaded guilty to conspiring with other cadets to bring controlled substances, including oxycodone and alprazolam (Xanax), onto the West Point campus. [...]

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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. Read Full
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