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Quick Sept. 22 practice blog

Usual Monday practice – no pads, fundamentals and conditioning. The following players were in red (no-contact) jerseys: DE Mike Ugenyi (starter); RB Tony Giovannelli (starter); LB Addison Holstein; DE Andrew McLean; T Brett Toth; RB Lawrence Scott. The feel-good moment of practice was when CB Chris Carnegie and LB Seth Combs were encouraging and running [...]

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Fun facts: Joe Walker TD pass

Sophomore running back Joe Walker threw Army’s first touchdown pass of the season, a 4-yard toss to Xavier Moss in the second quarter against Wake Forest. Walker is the first Army running back to throw a touchdown since Marcellus Chapman hit Aris Comeaux with a 15-yard score against East Carolina on Oct. 5, 2002. Comeaux, [...]

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Quick thoughts: Wake Forest

I’ll get to the penalties, fumbles and onside kick. But, first, a stone-cold fact. Army has not scored a point in the second half the past two games. Army’s second half against Wake Forest started with the Black Knights using a timeout before they ran a play. Army fans have seen that before. That timeout [...]

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Looking ahead: How 2014 opponents fared in week 4

Army’s remaining opponents went 2-4 this week. Kent State, Air Force and Western Kentucky had a bye. The nine teams are a combined 11-18. Yale (1-0, away, Sept. 27) W 54-43 Lehigh: Yale rolled up 683 yards of offense. Ball State (1-3, home, Oct. 4) L 34-23 Toledo: Ball State has lost three games in [...]

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Halftime stats: Wake Forest

Army has rushed for 232 yards on 32 carries. Quarterback Angel Santiago has 12 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown. Santiago’s career high is 120 yards in the 2013 season opener against Morgan State. Fullback Larry Dixon has 62 yards on 10 carries and a touchdown. Senior Ray Maples has two carries for 37 [...]

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Pregame blog: Wake Forest

Army will dress three quarterbacks -starter Angel Santiago, junior A.J. Schurr and freshman Ahmad Bradshaw. Senior linebacker Julian Holloway ran onto the field with the Airborne flag in hand. Holloway hasn’t appeared in a game since suffering a leg injury against Air Force last November. Freshman tackle Brett Toth, senior Lawrence Scott, freshman linebacker John [...]

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Pregame leftovers: Wake Forest

Army coach Jeff Monken said he and his defensive coaches have talked about moving senior safety and co-captain Geoff Bacon closer the the line of scrimmage. Bacon played linebacker in his first two seasons at West Point and made 136 tackles his sophomore year. “We can’t do that until we are sure that’s going to [...]

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Prediction time: Wake Forest

Army is a 2.5-point favorite at Wake Forest Saturday. The Black Knights has lost seven straight games to Wake Forest and are 0-6 at BB&T Stadium. Army was a 3-point home underdog when Wake Forest led by nose guard Nikita Whitlock’s 15 tackles defeated the Black Knights 25-11 last September at Michie Stadium. Army is [...]

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Coaching connections: Wake Forest

Army coach Jeff Monken and Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson were on the same 1992 University of Buffalo staff as offensive assistants. Monken coached the wide receivers and tight ends and was the recruiting coordinator. Clawson coached quarterbacks and running backs. Clawson left Buffalo to become Lehigh’s running backs coach in 1993. “He was an [...]

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Sept. 16 practice blog

Army offensive coordinator Brent Davis and offensive line coach Bob Bodine stayed on top of their position players for most of the team periods of practice. The Black Knights are coming off a game where the line didn’t get the push it usually gets against a tough Stanford defense in a 35-0 loss Saturday. Army [...]

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