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Monken names John Loose interim defensive coordinator, DC interviews start after Armed Forces Bowl

Safeties coach John Loose will be Army’s defensive coordinator in the Armed Forces Bowl, Jeff Monken said after the team’s first practice for the postseason Saturday morning. Loose, a veteran assistant who was Lafayette’s defensive coordinator for 14 seasons before rejoining Army’s staff in 2014, will call plays against Houston, which has scored 41 or [...]

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Notebook: Reynolds, Black Knights on mend, bowl practice schedule

Mike Reynolds left it all out on the field in Army’s 17-10 win over Navy. Coach Jeff Monken said the senior cornerback was in the training room after the game, getting treatment after his interception and three pass breakups in the victory. “He had about three different things that were bothering him after the game,” [...]

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Bateman’s status for Armed Forces Bowl unclear

Army coach Jeff Monken said he is not sure whether departing defensive coordinator Jay Bateman will coach the Black Knights in the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 22 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. Bateman, who was announced as North Carolina’s co-defensive coordinator Sunday, is out on the road recruiting for the [...]

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KnightCap: Army-Navy

Quick recap of Army’s 10th win of the season and third consecutive victory over Navy.

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Jay Bateman hired as North Carolina co-defensive coordinator

Jay Bateman was officially announced as North Carolina co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Sunday. The hiring of Bateman, Army’s defensive coordinator for the past five seasons, was originally reported by Inside Carolina Friday and confirmed by Bruce Feldman of The Athletic Saturday following Army’s 17-10 win over Navy. Bateman, one of five finalists for the [...]

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Prediction blog: Navy

Army is a 7-point favorite over Navy in the 119th Army-Navy game Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The service-academy rivalry is getting respect from oddsmakers. Don’t see many games pitting a 9-win team (Army) against a 3-win team (Navy) with a touchdown spread. The last four Army-Navy games have been decided by 16 [...]

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Eddie Robinson Coach of Year Finalist: Jeff Monken

On that day that Jeff Monken was named an Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year finalist for the second straight season, he was asked about the pressures of his position. Monken has led Army to a 9-2 record, seven straight wins and the academy’s highest ranking (23) in the Associated Press poll since 1958. “People [...]

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Quick thoughts: Army returns to Armed Forces Bowl

Can’t say it’s shocking news that Army is headed back to the Armed Forces Bowl. For all the discussion about the Black Knights possibly not being invited to the postseason with a 9-2 record and No. 22 ranking in the Associated Press poll, the Armed Forces seemed like a logical landing spot for Army, considering [...]

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Michie Stadium renovation, Oklahoma 2020 update

Army may play Oklahoma at Michie Stadium in 2020 after all. Athletic director Boo Corrigan said he thinks there’s a, “good chance” that the Black Knights host Oklahoma on Sept. 26, 2020 as opposed to the game being played at a neutral site. “I would say that’s accurate,” said Corrigan when asked if there’s a [...]

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Bowl update: Will Oklahoma’s Big 12 championship help Black Knights

Army’s bowl chances considerably increased with Oklahoma’s win over Texas in the Big 12 championship game Saturday. Associated Press writer Ralph Russo’s piece earlier in the week stated that if Oklahoma, which defeated Army 28-21 in overtime earlier this season, were Big 12 champions and one of the four teams selected to the College Football [...]

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