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Coaching staff connection led James back to Army

William James is happy to be a Black Knight. James can’t wait to start Army football preseason camp in August and compete at quarterback. Just two weeks ago, James, a senior at Morgan Park High in Chicago, was being pulled in another direction. James tweeted that he wasn’t attending Army after committing to the academy [...]

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Roster update: Spring cuts

Sophomore fullback Chasen Brown is among 21 players, who are no longer listed on Army’s online roster, and have apparently been cut or left the team. Brown, who was moved from linebacker this spring, had three carries for 33 yards in Army’s spring game Saturday. Freshman Seth Gonzales, one of three quarterbacks who participated in [...]

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Giachinta, Timpf 2015 captains

Army players were handed slips of paper and asked to write their top two picks for captains of the 2015 team. Position and class didn’t matter. When the votes were tallied, senior fullback Matt Giachinta and junior linebacker Jeremy Timpf were selected as captains by their peers. It’s honor that Giachinta, who grew up in [...]

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VIDEO: Coach Monken post-spring press conference

For your viewing pleasure, here’s the start of Army coach Jeff Monken’s postgame press conference from Tuesday.  

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Post-spring depth chart: Defense

Army remains young on the defense. Only two seniors – nose tackle T.J. Atimalala and linebacker Justin Fahn – are on the two-deep of Army’s front seven. The depth chart lists eight sophomores including starters John Voit (DE), Bayle Wolf (OLB) and Rhyan England (S). Xavier Moss, a former wide receiver, is listed as the [...]

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Post-spring depth chart: Offense

Coach Jeff Monken said he’s interested in seeing how the competition for starting quarterback plays out between A.J. Schurr and Ahmad Bradshaw starting in August. Schurr, who will be a senior, missed spring practice recovering from shoulder surgery. Monken said he’s not sure how Schurr will respond in August after not taking a snap since [...]

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Moss finds home at safety

Xavier Moss knows there’s work to do. Moss hasn’t perfected playing safety in 14 spring practices. But, each day, the former wide receiver gets more comfortable at his new position. Moss picked off a pass in Army’s Spring Game Saturday. The plan is to remain at safety for the start of preseason camp in August, [...]

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Spring Game blog

Promising freshman quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw chalked up Saturday’s Spring Game as another lesson in his development under center. Bradshaw took the blame for his two interceptions on consecutive drives in the second quarter. “I have to protect the football and don’t be the hero,” said Bradshaw, who rushed for 45 yards and threw for 37 [...]

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Who is going to be at Spring Game

Nick Schrage asked one of Army’s coaches if he could bring up his cleats Saturday. Schrage, punter and kicker at Fork Union Military Academy last fall, desperately wants to be on the field for Army’s Black and Gold game at Michie Stadium. He’ll have to settle for wathcing from the sideline as a member of [...]

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Recruiting: Highly touted Alabama QB offered

Army has thrown in its name with some heavy hitters from the Southeastern Conference by offering Leeds (Ala.) junior quarterback TaDarryl Marshall. Marshall visited Alabama practice this week and has an offer from the Crimson Tide and Auburn among others. He was the most valuable of the Alabama state 4A championship game. By my count, [...]

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