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Recruiting weekend No. 3

Buford (Ga.) linebacker Konnor Houston, Calvary Day (Ga.) running back/linebacker Robert Heyward  and Bingham (Utah) cornerback Dominieke Jones are among the players visiting Army this weekend. Houston helped lead Buford to its third straight Class AAAA state title and extend its winning streak to 40 games in 2014. He had a sack in a 55-10 [...]

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Recruiting weekend No. 2: Tank commits

Highland Springs (Va.) cornerback Tank Scott is the latest member of Army’s 2015 recruiting class. Scott, who is 6-foot and 185 pounds, verbally committed to Army while wrapping up his official visit this weekend. The nickname “Tank” apparently stuck when Scott was running over defenses in youth football. At Highland Springs, Scott ran plays out [...]

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Army players in the East-West Shrine Game

Larry Dixon will become the 29th Army football player to participate in the East-West Shrine Game Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Dixon is the lone fullback on the East squad coached by Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Singletary. Here’s a list of Army players in the East-West Shrine Game: 2014: Patrick Laird (WR) 2013: [...]

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CBS Sports Network Army football home next 5 years

Army football home games will remain in the CBS Sports Network for the next five years after the academy released a statement Thursday that it had come to an agreement with the television station. Army’s original 5-year contract ran out at the end of the 2014 season. The new contract gives CBS Sports Network the [...]

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Recruiting: Six more commits

William James needed to call his parents in Chicago. James’ official visit to Army was going better than he expected. The Morgan Park (Ill.) quarterback had just met with coach Jeff Monken Saturday night. Monken was checking to see if James was ready to commit to the Black Knights. “I told him, ‘No,’ initially because [...]

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Recruiting: California LB commits

Jacquese Steen was forced to grow up fast. Steen lost his father, older brother, grandmother and cousin before he turned 15. His brother was shot to death. Steen overcame the adversity to become one of the best linebacker in the Oakland (Calif.) area. He was good enough for Army to offer him a chance to [...]

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Catching up with Army commit Kenneth Brinson

Kenneth Brinson could have wrestled at the Division I level. Virginia offered Brinson, who was ranked the nation’s top 220-pounder by Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine (WIN), a spot on its wrestling team. Brinson could have competed in track and field at the Division I level. Iowa and Virginia were among the schools that offered Brinson, a [...]

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Recruiting: Christmas week commits

Jeff Monken and his staff hit the road recruiting after the Army-Navy game and their efforts paid off on Christmas week. Army received commitments from Marist (Ga.) defensive end Kenneth Brinson and Hinsdale (Ill.) offensive lineman Mike Johnson. Brinson jumps to the top of Army’s recruiting class. A three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Brinson reportedly had [...]

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Recruiting: Top Tennessee QB commits day after Army-Navy game

Army didn’t pick up a win against Navy on Saturday. But one day after the loss, Army may have picked up a victory on the recruiting trail. Malik McGue, a senior quarterback at Science Hill High in Johnson City, Tenn., tweeted Sunday he’s verbally committed to play at West Point. McGue, who is 5-foot-8 and [...]

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Postgame Navy: Coach Monken

Army coach Jeff Monken met the media after a 17-10 loss to Navy and spoke of how proud he was of the team and how it, “honor and privilege” for him to represent West Point.

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