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Recruiting: Commitment Monday

Army’s second recruiting weekend of January turned into a successful one Monday as four recruits, who took visits over the weekend, joined the Black Knights’ 2017 class. Neuqua Valley (Illinois) linebacker Jon Rhattigan, Northgate (Ga.) running back Ton Evans, Franklin (Tenn.) 6-foot-5, 275-pound lineman Caden Williams and Chattahooche (Ga.) slotback Issac Kinsey all announced their commitments to [...]

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By the numbers: Fullback breakdown

Looking for a reason for Army’s six-win improvement from 2015, check out the production of the fullbacks. Army sophomores Andy Davidson, Darnell Woolfolk and Cole Macek and freshmen Kevin Hicks and Connor Slomka produced 1,842 yards and 25 touchdowns. Quite the increase from 2015 where Army fullbacks combined for 1,009 yards and six touchdowns. In [...]

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Recruiting: Kicker Sean McNulty commits

Sean McNulty doesn’t remember coming out of Maine South’s Illinois state 8A championship game against Loyola in late November. McNulty kicked two field goals, started at right tackle, like he had every game his senior season, played outside linebacker, boomed a 66-yard punt and placed four others inside the 20-yard line and and kicked off. [...]

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Recruiting: Army adds McDuffie, Ghazarian to 2017 class

Shiloh (Ga.) defensive back Julian McDuffie committed to Army Monday after taking an official visit this past weekend. McDuffie will be the second member of his family to play Division I-A football. McDuffie’s brother, Jeremy, is a sophomore cornerback at Duke. Army is scheduled to play Duke this year and next year. McDuffie made 70 [...]

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Recruiting: Bracy latest QB commit, Knowles, Hallock, Harvey join class

Baker (Ala.) quarterback Darius Bracy committed to Army while on his official visit Saturday. Bracy was a first-team Class 7A pick as an athlete by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound senior rushed for 1,357 yards and 14 touchdowns and passed for 915 yards and seven touchdowns. Bracy was offered by Navy. Quarterback [...]

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Season wrap: Brent Davis

Army finished the 2016 season, second in the nation in rushing behind New Mexico in Brent Davis’ third year as offensive coordinator. The Black Knights scored 31 or more points five times and 60 or more points three times. Spoke with Davis about a week ago. Among the topics: the game-winning, fourth-down play call in [...]

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Recruiting: Anderson, Czyzynski latest QB commits

Army added two dual-threat quarterback prospects when Christian Anderson of Cardinal Hayes (N.Y.) and Clay Czyzynski of New Trier (Ill.) committed Monday. Anderson threw for 3,653 yards, the second-highest total in New York state history, and 37 touchdowns leading Cardinal Hayes to the state Catholic High School final. Anderson’s 37 touchdowns were tied for fifth [...]

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Season wrap: Jay Bateman

Jay Bateman’s Army defense is currently ranked fourth in total defense with the national championship game remaining. The Black Knights closed the 2016 season with an overtime stand in the team’s eighth win – 38-31 over North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl Bateman talks about the season, senior captains Andrew King and Jeremy [...]

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Recruiting: Louisiana kicker decommits

Going into the offseason, special teams, specifically kicker and punter, were areas that Army coach Jeff Monken said needed to improve after a rough 2016 season. A potential kicker/punter is uncertain about playing for Army. Ponchatoula (La.) kicker-punter Carson Wyld posted on Twitter Friday that he was reopening his recruitment. Wyld committed to Army on [...]

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Quick thoughts: Heart of Dallas Bowl

Jeff Monken, perhaps in his best impression of former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, delivered a message to approximately 20,000 Army fans that cheered on his team Tuesday at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. “How about those Black Knights,” Monken said at the end of the Heart of Dallas Bowl trophy presentation. This Army team will be [...]

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