ARMY RUMORS & GOSSIP

West Point unveils Army-Navy game uniforms honoring WWII paratroopers

When the Army Black Knights (6-5) meet the Navy Midshipmen (9-3) for their annual Army–Navy Game on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the Black Knights will be suited up in some impressive uniforms that pay homage to the World War II-era 82nd Airborne Division.Army's website about the paratroopers and the inspiration for the uniform reads:"Highly trained and...
Via FOX Sports
21 hours ago

North Texas and Army play again in Heart of Dallas Bowl

DALLAS (AP) North Texas (5-7, Conference USA) vs. Army (6-5, Independent), Dec. 27, noon LOCATION: Dallas TOP PLAYERS North Texas: RB Jeffrey Wilson, 855 yards, 13 TDs rushing; 23 receptions for 201 yards. Army: LB Andrew King, 87 tackles (51 solo), 9 1/2 tackles for loss, four sacks. NOTABLE North Texas: Improved from one win last season to 5-7 under first-year coach Seth...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Army's group effort helps thwart St. Francis Brooklyn 76-56

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Jacob Kessler scored 16 points, Jordan Fox added 10 and eight assists, and Army shot better than 58 percent from the field en route to a 76-56 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday. Army (4-4) led 32-25 at halftime, but St. Francis Brooklyn used a 9-2 run out of the break to tie it at 34. The Black Knights responded with six straight baskets - from six...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox leads hot-shooting Army past Fairleigh Dickinson, 97-78

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Fox scored 16 points and led five Black Knights into double-figure scoring as Army bounced back from a tough loss to romp past Fairleigh Dickinson 97-78 on Wednesday night. Army dropped a heartbreaker Saturday when Fairfield when the Stags overcame a nine-point deficit in the final 2:40 and scored on a tip-in with 0.4 left for a 75-74 victory. Against...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Army rallies for 88-83 win over Columbia

NEW YORK (AP) Jordan Fox scored a career-best 22 points as Army rallied late for an 88-83 win over Columbia on Wednesday night. Fox was 8 of 14 from the field including four from distance for the Crusaders (2-3). John Emezie added 16 points, Matthew Wilson had 13 points and Adam Roe chipped in 11. Army fell behind in the second period to trail 75-64 late then rallied on a Fox...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Army staring at a rare opportunity - securing a bowl bid

With two games left in its season, Army is staring at a rare opportunity. Despite two straight losses, the Black Knights still have a slim chance to play in a bowl game for only the second time since 1996. ''There's an opportunity out there if we can get a victory this Saturday,'' coach Jeff Monken said. ''We've got to get one this weekend if we're going to have any hope.'' Army...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Army football player Brandon Jackson dies in car accident

A day after Army improved to 2-0 on the football field, the Black Knights were in mourning following the loss of a teammate. Brandon Jackson, a sophomore starting cornerback, was killed in a car accident over the weekend. Army confirmed the news Monday morning. The accident is currently under investigation, but early reports state Jackson’s vehicle flipped over after hitting a...
Via The Comeback
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Army mule ‘takes care of its business’ in the end zone, causing a delay in play

Well, this is a new one. The start of the second quarter of Saturday’s Rice-Army game was delayed when one of the Army mules left its err… mark… in one of the end zones. In most cases, having a live mascot is an obvious upgrade to the foam and polyester alternative. However, they are not without their downsides, as today’s incident shows us. There is a tendency to make...
Via The Comeback
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Army loses QB Ahmad Bradshaw to transfer

The Army Black Knights are looking to turn their recent luck around going into the 2016 season, but it certainly doesn’t seem like they are going to be able to do that. Things got much harder as potential starting quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw has left the team and will leave West Point. It was reported by Sal Interdonato of the Times Herald-Record that Bradshaw would be leaving the...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Army-Navy game draws highest rating in nearly 20 years

Last weekend’s Army-Navy game was surprisingly one of the best games we have seen out of the rivalry in recent years. The Midshipmen still went on to win their fourteenth straight over the Black Knights, but they surely got all they wanted from their biggest rival. The game is always one that people love to tune in to, simply because it is the only football game on national television...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Army-Navy Highlights: Army RB Tyler Campbell Darts 29Yards Through Navy Defense For A Touchdown

Army had high hopes that this could be the year they could finally do it. They could finally beat Navy. After falling behind early 7-3, the Black Knights responded with a seven-play, 82-yard drive that ended with a 29-yard run by Tyler Campbell to retake the lead.Yeah, the option can work well in college when you have blocking like he does here: Tyler Campbell raced for the end zone...
Via FatManWriting
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Army will wear helmets with 17 variations for Navy game

Not long ago, Navy revealed college football’s hottest helmet design, planned to be worn against Army. All seven of Navy's helmets, with each design to be worn by a specific position unit. pic.twitter.com/A5i8Gs8UFH — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) December 11, 2015 Seven different positions would wear certain helmets with battleships, each with a purpose for the position...
Via Gamedayr
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Army Tries To Prove Navy Is The Illuminati In Awesome Spirit Video

It has been a long, hard road for Army Football of late--and it isn't going to get any easier for the Black Knights when they face Navy in the final regular season game of the college football season Saturday. Winning it would easily make the season for the Black Knights who have not beaten their rival the last thirteen times the two have played.You would think that may dampen their...
Via FatManWriting
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 College Football Picks: The Army-Navy Edition

When it comes to rivalries in sports, there may be very few (if any) that can match the passion and intensity of the Army / Navy game. The game hasn’t been for national championship placement or even conference titles in close to a half-century (only twice since 1963 have both teams had a winning record coming into this game), but none of that matters. From the moments where the...
Via Gamedayr
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: US Army has special message for West Point

The week after the conference championship games are finished and all the bowls are assigned, the talk around college football is who will win the National Championship. But there is still one game remaining in the regular season and that is the battle of the military academies. The annual Army/Navy has been called an “American tradition” by most and this year should be no different...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s “College GameDay” Is Headed To Army-Navy Next Saturday

There’s only one college football game next Saturday – Army vs. Navy.  That’s where ESPN’s College GameDay will be.  The pregame show announced Saturday night that it’ll be broadcasting live from the site of the game between the Black Knights and the Midshipmen.  Army-Navy next week. Could not be more fired up. pic.twitter.com/WNBjQFYt8t — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay...
Via College Spun
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Army auctioning chance to be equipment manager for a day

Army is giving two people aged 18 or over the chance to spend the day with the Army football equipment staff, and allowing them to see the procedures that go on during gameday. One of the best parts about the whole experience is that it will take place during the Army-Navy game, one of the best games in terms of tradition all season. The game day experience agenda will include the...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Army football runs on to the field with French flag

The sports world has been showing its support to France after yesterday’s awful terrorist attacks in Paris. Ahead of today’s game against Tulane, the Army Black Knights ran out with a flag of France, along with the American and team flags. This was a very cool gesture by the Black Knights. Army takes the field with American & French flag pic.twitter.com/N94dZOK7TW ...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Navy Wearing Awesome New Sneakers For Rivalry Game vs. Army

Army-Navy is better known for the football rivalry, but the other sports played between the two service academies get pretty heated as well. The Black Knights and Midshipmen are currently squaring in men’s hoops, and Navy has some very cool new Under Armour Clutch Fit Drive sneakers for the occasion. Navy men's basketball to wear these new Under Armour Clutch Fit Drive...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: West Point’s Band Leader Is In Full Ghillie Suit Camouflage At Today’s Army-Navy Game

Army, which has lost 12 straight games in its fantastic rivalry with Navy, holds a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter this afternoon in Baltimore. Fans of the Black Knights have to be happy with this start for the team. In the last few years, the Army-Navy game has featured flashy new uniforms for both sides. Navy has a really strong look today, but it may be Army’s band...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy’s Coach Takes Shot At Army’s Coach: “It’s Going To Take More Than Signs To Beat Us”

Saturday’s only football contest, appropriately, is the all-important rivalry matchup between Army and Navy. The Midshipmen, bowl eligible for the 11th time in the last 12 years, haven’t lost to the Black Knights since 2001. On ESPN’s College GameDay, head coach Ken Niumatalolo made it clear that it’s going to be quite difficult for his rival to break the streak. Niumatalolo...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Army football enticed recruits with alcohol, women

At a time when few things shock us around the college football world, this has to be a bit surprising. Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette is reporting that the Army football program committed multiple infractions of NCAA policies by enticing recruits with alcohol and women. In documents acquired by Roeder and the Gazette, there is evidence that team officials put recruits...
Via Sportsnaut
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Army Perspective: A Q&A With 2 Black Knights On Army-Navy

After the cacophony of bowl selections and coaching changes at the end of the regular season, there’s one college football game that takes center stage in the most unique of settings. It’s showcased as the definitive display of honor, duty and valor for young men who embark on careers where the enemy is no longer […]The post The Army Perspective: A Q&A With 2 Black Knights...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Black Knights need new coach: Rich Ellerson out at Army

Army has made a change at head coach, as the team has relieved head coach Rich Ellerson of his duties. The announcement comes one day after the Black Knights’ 34-7 loss to Navy, which left Ellerson with an 0-5 record against the Midshipmen and gave Army a twelve-game losing streak in the rivalry, the longest in series history. AP Photo/Alex Brandon It appeared as if Ellerson was...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army Hype Video for Army/Navy Game is Hands Down the Best One of the College Football Season

Saturday will see the 114th edition of the Army/Navy game being played, or as I like to see it--the most respected football game of the year. Yeah, I know that it doesn't have any future NFL stars, Heisman winners, or social media darlings. What it does have is something so much better--Men that are playing for the love of the game and when they are done will be putting their lives...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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