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Scrimmage blog: Plenty to work on

Army’s second preseason scrimmage didn’t go well as coach Jeff Monken had hoped. Following a post-game talk with his players, Monken met with the media expressing his displeasure with the performance from players to coaches. Monken pointed the blame at himself multiple times. “I know we are going to have to play a whole lot [...]

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Media Day blog

Complacency has been one of the buzzwords around Army preseason practice. Coach Jeff Monken has stressed to his team coming off a 10-win season that “complacency is the biggest threat to success.” The message is for players to put everything that Army has accomplished over the last two years (18 wins, 2 bowl victories, 2017 [...]

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August 4 practice blog

Temperatures remained in the 90s during Army’s fourth practice of preseason camp. Coach Jeff Monken called for water breaks and additionally set a five-minute period for the team to hydrate. The hot weather could be prelude to Army’s first four games at Duke, home against Hawaii and Liberty and at Oklahoma. “It’s going to be [...]

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August 2 practice blog

Kelvin Hopkins said he checked his watch three or four times Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Lights out was 10:30 p.m. on the eve of Army preseason practice. Most players were fast asleep hoping the minutes would count down as quick as possible to 3:30 p.m. Thursday. “I was making sure I didn’t miss anything, [...]

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Recruiting: Indiana TE Simon Dellinger picks Army over Navy, Air Force

Simon Dellinger may know Army’s football program better than most recruits. Dellinger has made four trips to West Point during his recruiting process and each time, all of his questions about the academy were answered. The 6-foot-6 Snider (Ind.) tight end will be a committed Army football player on his next West Point trip. Dellinger [...]

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Recruiting: 11-commit weekend for Black Knights

It’s 11:59 p.m. Sunday and the Army commitment tracker has finally slowed down. What a three-day recruiting weekend for the Black Knights. From Friday through Sunday night, Army received 11 commitments by our count. Tyler Komorowski, the 11th commit, may have been the most notable. K0morowski, a first-team, all-state defensive end and pitcher out of [...]

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Roster update: LB Gullatt transfers, freshman numbers

Freshman linebacker John Bailey Gullatt has left the academy before the start of preseason camp and returned home to Louisiana to play for Louisiana-Monroe, per Aaron Dietrich of KNOE-TV in Monroe, La. Gullatt, a two-time Louisiana 5A defensive player of the year at West Monroe High, told Dietrich in a television interview, “I’m as motivated [...]

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2018 Prospect Camp MVPs

Conley (N.C.) defensive end Reed Chandler, who committed to the Black Knights Friday, took home two MVP football at Army prospect camp Saturday. Chandler was named the top defensive player and defensive end of the 2019 class. Camden County (Ga.) tight end Trace Dorminy gave his commitment to Army following the camp Saturday. Dorminy, who [...]

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Recruiting: Knight On The Hudson attendees Reed Chandler, Keiran Grant, Spencer Jones commit

Conley (N.C.) defensive lineman Reed Chandler, Cuero (Texas) running back Keiran Grant and Vandegrift (Texas) linebacker Spencer Jones announced their commitments to Army after attending Knight On The Hudson Friday. Chandler, 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds, made 66 tackles, 13 for a loss as a junior. He was offered by Coastal Carolina. Grant, who rushed for [...]

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Watch lists: Darnell Woolfolk (Walter Camp), James Nachtigal (Nagurski), Kell Walker (Hornung)

Darnell Woolfolk received national recognition for the second time this month when the senior fullback was named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation player of the year watch list Friday. Woolfolk, who is also on the Maxwell Award watch list, rushed for 812 yards and scored touchdowns in nine of his 10 games in 2017. [...]

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