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Army news and notes: 10/21

Another Saturday, another sad day to be an Army fan. Here’s the story of Army’s third consecutive loss, this time at Georgia State. The following is a list of observations from the game, including Army head coach Jeff Monken’s full quotes from his latest postgame press conference. JB Hunter got his second straight start at […]

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Army LB explains why team has struggled

You can read my feature on Army senior linebacker and two-year team captain Cole Christiansen from this week here. I didn’t include this in the story, but I asked Christiansen on Tuesday why he thinks his team has struggled the first five games of the season. I thought he gave a very thoughtful answer. Here […]

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10/6: Army news and notes

Army’s lost 42-33 to Tulane on Saturday to fall to 3-2 on the season, ending a 15-game home win streak in the process. Here’s a few notes from the game: First off, Tulane is really good. It may be hard for some to grasp, since those who follow college football know the school has been […]

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10/1: Injury update

Not unlike most teams more than a month through the season, Army has been ravaged by injuries. Quarterback Kelvin Hopkins, fullback Connor Slomka and safety Jaylon McClinton are just a few of the notable names on the team who have missed some time over the course of the first four games. Coming off a bye […]

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8/31: Army news and notes

Quick personal note Friday was my first Army game watching in person and covering, and boy did I get thrown right into the fire. I’ll be honest, I expected a lopsided result and sometimes the blowouts are harder to write. There was plenty to write about with this one despite there not being much scoring […]

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Jeff Monken on transfers

Army head coach Jeff Monken was asked this week about the amount of transfers in college football today. Here was his full response: “I think it’s worth looking at and seeing how it all plays out. I think it’s, my opinion on that is you can trade schools and trade players and probably put together […]

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Army Week 1 depth chart

QB: Kelvin Hopkins, Jabari Laws, Christian Anderson FB: Connor Slomka, Sandon McCoy LT: Alex Herndon, Mike Johnson LG: Jaxson Deaton, Noah Utley C: Peyton Reeder, JB Hunter, Noah Knapp RG: Jack Sides, Dean Powell RT: Luke McCleery, Zack Ward, Kamaron Holloway A-RB: Kell Walker, Malik Hancock T-RB: Artice Hobbs, Brandon Walters, Dominic Distefano TE: Zach […]

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Jeff Monken likes where he is

In light of a couple of articles coming out already predicting a possible move to a Power 5 school in 2020 for Jeff Monken, I asked the Army head coach about how happy he was at West Point. My tweet on part of his response was well received. Below is his full quote: “I love […]

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Brett Toth signs with Eagles

ESPN reported that former Army offensive tackle Brett Toth was granted a military waiver to sign a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. He became the second military academy athlete to sign with an NFL team since President Donald Trump‘s change of policy. I asked head coach Jeff Monken for his reaction to Toth getting […]

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8/7/19: Army preseason camp news and notes

After a Monday practice that fell short of expectations, Army picked back up on Wednesday with an effort that at least satisfied, if not enthused, head coach Jeff Monken. About half of practice was filled with heavy rain, but the players didn’t seem bothered by it. They were more interested in making up for the […]

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