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Recruiting: Top Connecticut QB commits

Army picked up what might be an important addition to its 2015 recruiting class when Middletown (Conn.) quarterback Dario Highsmith committed this week. Highsmith had committed to UConn as a preferred walk-on. He was the 2013 Gatorade state player of the year and the Hartford Courant’s 2014 offensive player of the year. Highsmith, who is [...]

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Recruiting: Updated 2016 offer list

Army coach Jeff Monken and his staff continued their strong recruiting efforts with the class of 2016 this week. Army offered Stratford (Texas) RB Rakeem Boyd, Bergen Catholic (N.J.) cornerback Manny Appiah, DePaul Catholic (N.J.) defensive lineman Michael Dwumfour, Henrico (Va.) safety Xavier Goodall, Luxemburg-Casco (Wisc.) lineman Spencer Kanz, Fleming Island (Fla.) RB-CB Trey Sneed, Atlantic [...]

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Army spring football schedule

Army officially released its spring football schedule Wednesday. Coach Jeff Monken and his team will open the first of 14 practices on Thursday, March 12. Army will not practice again until March 24 after spring break. The Black and Gold scrimmage is scheduled for 11 a.m. April 18 at Michie Stadium. Here’s a look at [...]

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Recruiting: 2016 offer list

Jeff Monken and his staff are non-stop recruiters. Army coaches didn’t take much of a break after Wednesday’s signing day. They have started to pick up on offers to high school juniors. Here’s an updated list of juniors Army has offered: K Alex Barbir, 5-9, 185, South Forsyth HS, Cumming, Ga. OL Will Fries, 6-6, [...]

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2015 schedule: Rutgers game moved to Michie

Army added a sixth game at Michie Stadium for the upcoming season when it announced Thursday that the Nov. 21 battle against Rutgers is being moved from Yankee Stadium to West Point. Talking with Army athletic director Boo Corrigan last week, he said the game was “99.9 percent” going to be played at Michie Stadium. [...]

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Signing Day notebook: Monken on recruiting

Signing Day has passed. By my count, Army is up to 71 commits (Link for list: and it could add more in the coming weeks. Army doesn’t release a list of players until R-Day in late June. Some of the commits will attend Army Prep for a year before West Point. Army coach Jeff [...]

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Recruiting: Updated signing day commit list

Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy kicker/punter Nick Schrage signed his pledge of commitment Wednesday morning. Schrage chose Army over a preferred, walk-on spot at Miami (Fla.). He made all 11 of his field goals, was 21-for-21 on extra points and averaged 50 yards per punt at Fork Union in 2014. Emmaus (Pa.) linebacker Andrew Davidson [...]

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Army football awards: Dixon team MVP

Coach Jeff Monken is excited about the future of Army football. Before Monken and his staff completely focused on the 2015, they honored efforts and contributions from last year’s team at a postseason banquet Saturday night. Senior fullback Larry Dixon earned the team’s most valuable player award. Dixon rushed for 1,102 yards and nine touchdowns [...]

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Recruiting update: Deaton, Jang, Houston, Mucha latest commits

The future of Army’s offensive line has got bigger and brighter over the last few days. Army received verbal commitments from Frisco (Texas) lineman Jaxson Deaton and Kamehameka (Hawaii) lineman Radson Jang. Deaton and Jang both took their official visits over the weekend. Deaton, who is 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds, originally committed to Central Arkansas, [...]

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Recruiting weekend No. 4: Jang visits

Radson Jang must really like Army football and West Point. Jang, a center from Kamehameha School in Honolulu, is flying cross country nine hours to make his official visit Saturday morning. He was leaving Honolulu airport around 5 p.m. local time. Army coach Jeff Monken and his staff have received more than 50 commitments so [...]

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