ARMY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Holy Cross storms back from 17 down to beat Army

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Karl Charles scored a career-high 24 points and Holy Cross rallied from a 17-point second half deficit to beat Army 85-76 on Wednesday night. The Black Knights led Holy Cross 45-35 at halftime and extended their advantage to 56-39 after a Jordan Fox 3 with 16:56 remaining. But a Jehyve Floyd layup on the next possession sparked the Crusaders to a 24-9 run...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Army holds off American U, 53-49 for 1st Patriot League win

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) Matt Wilson scored 13 points off the Army bench and Luke Morrison and Jordan Fox each added 11 as the Black Knights beat American University Saturday afternoon. Jalen Rhea hit a 3-pointer with just under two minutes left to get American within two, 51-49, but the Eagles did not score again and Scott Mammel converted two free throws to set the final score...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

O'Brien scores 7 of his 18 in OT as Colgate holds off Army

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Sean O'Brien scored seven of his 18 points in overtime and finished with seven assists as Colgate held on for a 79-76 overtime win over Army on Wednesday night. Francisco Amiel had 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Malcolm Regisford scored 12, on 6-of-6 shooting, with eight rebounds and two blocks for Colgate (4-14, 2-3 Patriot League). O'Brien...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox, Emezie lead Army to 66-57 win over Loyola Maryland

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Fox scored 14 points, John Emezie had 13 and Army ended a three-game losing streak with a 66-57 win over Loyola Maryland on Sunday. Fox had two free throws to cap a 13-0 run to give Army a 20-6 lead with 7:49 left in the first half. The Black Knights led 29-19 at the half and Fox converted a 3-point play making it 37-21 early in the second. The closest...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What happened to the competitive balance in our sports' regular seasons?

Remember when sports regular seasons were so fun? The rivalries, the excitement and the competition. The game. Just sitting in the stands or in front of the television to enjoy your favorite team or whomever is playing just because... hey, it's sports!What happened to our regular seasons? Where did the fun go? Do we care, or are we just so over-saturated with sports options that...
Via Yardbarker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Army wraps up rare winning season

In just three years at the helm, Army coach Jeff Monken likely has exceeded his own expectations. The Black Knights put the stamp on a turnaround season Tuesday, beating North Texas in overtime in the Heart of Texas Bowl. The bowl victory for Army (8-5) capped the most successful season since the 1996 team won an academy-record 10 games and was ranked at season's end. ''We're a...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. If you were to think of Texas, hippies are probably...
Via Yardbarker
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Verne Lundquist signs off from college football for the final time

By Ken Fang. It was a day we knew was coming, but it was still emotional to watch. Verne Lundquist called his final college football game in his career and unlike his final SEC Championship last week which turned into a blowout, his final Army-Navy game was a good one. And it also ended a 14-game losing streak for Army dating back to 2001. Lundquist went for over two minutes waxing...
Via Awful Announcing
December 10, 2016  |  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

Navy to debut amazing ‘Fleet’ uniforms for Army game

Every year, Army and Navy end the college football regular season with their annual game following the conference championships. It is always one of the more intense environments of the season, no matter what the two teams’ records are. This year, many would believe that the Midshipmen will be able to handle the Black Knights pretty well. If they are to get upset in the game, I...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 30, 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
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