ARMY RUMORS & GOSSIP

North Carolina QB talks Army

Kelvin Hopkins put in an eye-catching performance as a junior at Independence High School in Charlotte, N.C. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound quarterback received the dividends for his hard work with his first D1 offer from the Army Black Knights. Jay Bateman, who has Carolina roots after a successful coaching run at Elon, extended the offer to Hopkins of behalf of Jeff Monken.
Via army.scout.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Army's Raymond Maples to get another year of eligibility

Army running back Raymond Maples received a bit of good news when it was announced that he would get another year of eligibility.Maples suffered a groin injury in the third game of the 2013 season and did not play again last year. That made him eligible for a medical hardship.Maples is the Black Knights sixth all time leading rusher with 2,612 yards.With leading rusher Terry Baggett...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Army Black Knights selfie should be blacklisted

No more selfies, please. Starting with this one by the Army Black Knights. It's time to blacklist selfies.
Via Gamedayr
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Army women advance to Patriot title game

Army's women beat American University 68-55 on Monday night to advance to the championship game of the Patriot League. If the Black Knights can win they'll earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.
Via army.scout.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Army women's hoops team in bus accident

Army coach Dave Magarity knows his team was lucky. None of the Black Knights were seriously hurt when their bus was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on the way back to their hotel before a game against Lehigh on Wednesday afternoon. ''We were really fortunate,'' Magarity told The Associated Press in a phone conversation Wednesday night. ''I think I got the...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Monken, Black Knights eager to start new era

When Jeff Monken arrived for his interview during Army's coaching search, he brought with him impressive credentials, an offensive mindset, and a driven determination. He also knew exactly what to say and when to say it. ''What you will find with Jeff is that there aren't a whole lot of details that he doesn't already know the answer to,'' Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Army hires Georgia Southern's Jeff Monken as new football coach

Desperate to snap its long losing streak against its archrival, Army has hired former Navy assistant Jeff Monken as its 37th football coach. Monken spent the past four seasons at Georgia Southern after learning the triple-option offense under Paul Johnson during stints with the Middies and Georgia Tech. He posted a 38-16 record at Georgia Southern and helped guide the program'...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires head coach Rich Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan said in a statement released by the school that Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. "Rich Ellerson has represented West Point and...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army has fired coach Rich Ellerson after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan says Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained Sunday night, about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. Ellerson went 20-41 at the U.S. Military Academy and couldn't snap the Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Army cadet gives priceless facial expression in loss to Navy

Saturday's annual clash between Army and Navy can be summed up with this facial expression worn by an Army cadet at the game.The Black Knights lost 34-7 to the Midshipmen, marking the 12th year in a row they have wound up on the losing side of the scoreboard against their arch rival.As you can see, this cadet is still soaking it all in.Via Bleacher Report
Via Bush League Chronicle
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...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Army and Navy unveil new uniforms for their rivalry game

Army and Navy are once again going with special uniforms for their rivalry matchup in 2013.  Nike set them up nicely this year, even though Navy’s uniforms are quite similar to last years and the helmets are the exact same.  Personally, the helmet should be their full-time helmet because it is that awesome; definitely no reason not to use it again.  Army’s jerseys, as per...
Via Diehardsport
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Nike Unveils Army-Navy Bowl Uniforms

The newest bowl game uniforms were revealed by Nike today for the upcoming Army Navy Bowl. The Uni’s pay tribute to when the “Black Knights were unstoppable on all fields of battle: 1944, the year the Army troops won a key strategic victory in WWII’s Battle of the Bulge. The football team at home was on its way to a perfect season and the first of three consecutive national...
Via The Roosevelts
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Army and Navy will wear specialty uniforms for Saturday's game

Whenever the debate about college football’s best rivalry comes up, fans are always quick to point out matchups like Ohio State-Michigan, Auburn-Alabama, South Carolina-Clemson and games like that. However, in terms of sheer honor, tradition and history, nothing beats Army-Navy. Of course for all that honor and tradition, there are certain things that have changed through...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Army’s Nike Uniforms for Saturday’s Navy Game Look Incredible

This Saturday, Army and Navy will take the field for their 113th annual Army-Navy game and it looks like Army will have the better uniforms. Pictures of the uniforms were released today and a press release detailed the inspiration behind the new kits. For the second straight season, Army will be wearing uniforms specially designed by Nike Football when it takes the field against...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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