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Seven Black Knights named to Phil Steele all-independent first team

Record-breaking quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw was among seven Army players selected to Phil Steele’s all-Independent team. Bradshaw is currently fifth in the country with an academy-record 1,566 rushing yards and has added 12 touchdowns. Junior fullback Darnell Woolfolk (725 yards, 12 touchdowns), center Bryce Holland, senior guard Josh Boylan, senior defensive end John Voit (31 tackles, [...]

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December 14 practice blog: England update

Rhyan England has one more game left in his college football career and coach Jeff Monken expects his senior safety to be able to suit up for the Armed Forces Bowl against San Diego State on Dec. 23. England, a four-year starter, left the Army-Navy game Saturday due to an injury in the second quarter [...]

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Recruiting: Commit Daniel Parrish’s 12-hour drive to Army-Navy

When Army commit Daniel Parrish’s flight was cancelled to Philadelphia Friday, the Prince Avenue Christian (Ga.) center embarked on a 12-hour road trip to the Army-Navy game. Accompanied by his cousin, Christian Parrish, a junior wide receiver at Prince Avenue Christian and an Army recruit, Parrish took in Army’s 14-13 win over Navy Saturday, securing [...]

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Quick thoughts: Navy

Jeff Monken addressed his team in a victorious Army locker room following a 14-13 win over Navy and told his players that the Commander in Chief’s trophy is the program’s standard in a video posted by Army athletics. Players showered Monken with Gatorade and water. “That’s an unbelievable team effort and it took every snap [...]

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KnightCap: Navy

The Army-Navy game provided an euphoric Army celebration for the second straight year. Coach Jeff Monken was hoisted into the air by his players and cadets after guiding Army to a 14-13 win over Navy and securing the academy’s first Commander in Chief’s trophy title since 1996. The game was once again decided on a [...]

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Prediction time: Army-Navy

Army opened as a 3.5-point underdog against Navy Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The line hasn’t moved much – it’s at 3 – despite Army’s 8-3 record and Navy’s late-season slide of five losses in its last six games. Guessing Vegas is basing the line of the rivalry’s history. Army broke Navy’s 14-game [...]

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Tuesday Takeaways (Army-Navy week)

The Tuesday before the Army-Navy game started with news that Jeff Monken was one of eight finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. Monken kidded at his weekly press conference that the votes by the Football Writers Association of America were miscounted. The four-year Army coach’s competition is Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Georgia’s Kirby [...]

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Army-Navy Game Jerseys: 10th Mountain Division

The wait is over. One week after Navy revealed its jersey for Saturday’s Army-Navy game, Army released its special-edition Nike uniform. The Black Knights’ uniform will honor the 10th Mountain Division, which originated during the World War II and engaged in winter warfare in the mountainous of Italy. The “Climb to Glory” uniforms include white [...]

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Armed Forces Bowl opponent: San Diego State

Jeff Monken has watched limited game film on San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny. Army’s coach has seen enough of the nation’s leading rusher to know that there will be long nights when preparing to play 10-win San Diego State team, which ranked as high as 18th this season, and Penny in the Armed [...]

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Army-Navy Media Day quotes: Jeff Monken, Ahmad Bradshaw, John Voit

Here are some quotes from Army coach Jeff Monken and captains Ahmad Bradshaw and John Voit from Army-Navy Media Day in Philadelphia earlier today as transcribed by Capital Gazette Navy beat writer Bill Wagner. Jeff Monken “Though the 2016 team didn’t have anything to do with those 14 years, it wasn’t their responsibility. You can’t [...]

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