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Depth chart: Fordham

Army released an updated depth chart for its opener against Fordham next Friday at Michie Stadium. Cornerback Josh Jenkins is listed as a starter but the junior has not practiced in the preseason due to injury. Junior Steven Johnson has taken first-team snaps all preseason and is expected to start in Jenkins’ place. Sophomore Ahmad [...]

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August 27 practice blog

Don’t expect an announcement on Army’s starting quarterback until early next week. Coach Jeff Monken said he wants to evaluate Friday’s scrimmage before naming his starter for the opener against Fordham on Sept. 4. That’s only seven days away. Sophomore Ahmad Bradshaw is still working with the first team. Senior A.J. Schurr is getting his [...]

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Kelvin White on Sean Callahan and brotherhood

Kelvin White was gracious enough to spend 10 minutes after Wednesday’s practice with me, talking about one of the most difficult days of his life. In my years of covering the team, I’ve had the opportunity to interview some engaging and passionate players. Steve Anderson, a two-time captain, is the first that comes to mine. [...]

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August 26 practice blog

Army stretched under the direction of strength and conditioning coach Tim Caron. The team gathered together for its, “Beat Fordham” chant and players went off to their assignments for the special teams portion of practice. Jeff Monken and his staff were coaching up players with their usual intensity. The only change in practice Wednesday was [...]

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Freshman QB James leaves West Point

William James, a promising true freshman quarterback, tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he has received his release from Army. James, who played at Morgan Park High in Chicago last fall, had been absent from practices recently, pointing to his departure. He originally committed to Army during a January visit. James decommitted from Army, committed to Air [...]

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Future schedules: Army-Ohio State 2017

Army and Ohio State, two of college football’s historic programs, will meet for the first time on Sept. 16, 2017 at the Horseshoe in Columbus, Ohio. The academy made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. The Times Herald-Record reported in January that Army was in talks with Ohio State, the defending national champions, on playing one game. [...]

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Recruiting: Highly touted WR Cline commits, Whitaker switches

Army’s 2016 recruiting class received a key addition Monday when IMG Academy (Fla.) senior wide receiver Kjetil Cline verbally committed to the Black Knights. Cline is listed as a three-star recruit, the 126th-best wide receiver in the country and the 128th-best player in the state of Florida by ESPN.com. He is the sixth Florida commit [...]

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Army mourns teammate Callahan

Army executive athletic director Bob Beretta was asked to speak at a Friends of Jaclyn Foundation Gala in April. Through the foundation, the Army football team adopted Mahopac’s Sean Callahan, 11, who was battling pediatric brain tumors, last August. Beretta stood before more than 400 people and spoke from the heart. “The Friends of Jaclyn [...]

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Kicker Grochowski welcomes competition

Senior Dan Grochowski, Army’s kicker the past three seasons, is taking nothing for granted this preseason. Grochowski is hoping competition between he, senior Cale Brewer and freshman Nick Schrage makes Army’s kicking game stronger. “I feel like every day we come out here, we all compete for a job,” Grochowski said after a practice last [...]

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August 22 scrimmage blog

Sophomore Ahmad Bradshaw inched closer to winning the starting quarterback job with an impressive performance in a team scrimmage Saturday at Michie Stadium. Bradshaw, working with the first-team offense, settled in after a three-and-out on his first drive. He threw a 19-yard pass to junior wide receiver Edgar Poe in a fade route and added [...]

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