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Recruiting: Texas fullback Cade Barnard commits

Seminole (Texas) fullback Cade Barnard didn’t just announce his pledge to Army with a few words on social media Sunday Barnard took his commitment to another level, making a unique creative video. Targets for Barnard’s top eight schools were set up. Barnard counted 10 meters away from the targets and started knocking them down. Army [...]

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Pregame blog (Ohio State): Aukerman returns to Shoe

Saturday will not be Army senior linebacker Alex Aukerman’s first time to Ohio Stadium or “The Horseshoe.” Aukerman attended Ohio State’s game against Miami (Fla.) in 2010 his freshman year of high school. He wasn’t an Ohio State fan, growing up in Greenwood, Indiana about three hours from Columbus. Just a fan of college football. [...]

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Prediction time: Ohio State

Two of college football’s most storied programs meet for the first time Saturday at The Horseshoe in Columbus. Army is a 31-point underdog to No. 8 Ohio State. The bad mood theory: The Buckeyes are coming off a 31-16 home loss to Oklahoma. Ohio State has not lost back-to-back games since the 2013 Big Ten [...]

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Quick thoughts: Contract extension for Monken

Athletic director Boo Corrigan announced a contract extension for coach Jeff Monken Thursday afternoon. The extension is overdue after Monken led Army to its first victory over Navy since 2001 and won eight games (including the Heart of Dallas Bowl), the program’s most since 1996. What took Army so long? Corrigan said the athletic department’s [...]

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Defense breakdown: Buffalo

Junior linebacker Kenneth Brinson, sophomore linebacker Cole Christiansen, sophomore safety Jaylon McClinton and senior safety Rhyan England played all 39 defensive snaps in a 21-17 win over Buffalo Saturday. Army started the game in the nickel with junior James Gibson starting and stayed in the package for 36 plays. The Black Knights used six reserves [...]

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Offense breakdown: Buffalo

Quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw, lineman Josh Boylan, left tackle Rick Kurz and right tackle Brett Toth played all 73 offensive snaps in Army’s 21-17 win over Buffalo Saturday at Michie Stadium. Of note, didn’t count punter Nick Schrage’s 15-yard run toward the offensive snaps. Army had 21 players see action on offense, compared to 41 in [...]

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Coach Monken presser: Ohio State

Jeff Monken was in a jovial mood for a coach tasked with preparing for No. 8 Ohio State. Monken was asked what the keys in matching up against quarterback J.T. Barrett, running back J.K. Dobbins and the Buckeyes’ offense Saturday in Columbus. “I don’t think they will let us play with 12 (players),” Monken said. [...]

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Quick thoughts: Buffalo

Ahmad Bradshaw and former Army quarterback Ronnie McAda are linked after Saturday. Army’s 21-17 victory over Buffalo was Bradshaw’s five straight win as a starting quarterback equaling McAda’s streak, which ran from Nov. 18, 1995 to Sept. 28, 1996. Bradshaw recorded his seventh career 100-yard rushing game and his third straight. The seven 100-yard games [...]

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Schrage gets SportsCenter moment

Asked Army coach Jeff Monken if there was any truth to the rumor that he wasn’t talking to punter Nick Schrage for an extended period of time after last year’s Lafayette game. Army called, “rugby right” on 4th-and-44 from their own 30, up 28 points. Schrage chose to run the ball over punting and was [...]

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KnightCap: Buffalo

Ahmad Bradshaw and Darnell Woolfolk’s big rushing day, Jaylon McClinton’s strip sack, Alex Aukerman’s sack and Army’s fifth straight win are topics on my quick video review of the Black Knights’ 21-17 victory over Buffalo at Michie Stadium. For more on Army football, follow me on Twitter, Instagram, Periscope and Sound Cloud @salinterdonato. For Army [...]

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