Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports Army really, really, really wanted to play this weekend. The coronavirus had other ideas. After its game against BYU was postponed, Army’s football team still wanted to play. Like — they really, really, really wanted to play. This weekend. Against anybody. So much that the Black Knights’ athletic director, Mike Buddie, took to Twitter in search of … [Read more...] about After game vs. BYU postponed, Army called up Central Arkansas. The Bears said no.
John Jones-USA TODAY Sports Army sophomore Jakobi Buchanan ran for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns in Army’s win over ULM. As a plebe last season, fullback Jakobi Buchanan played in just three games, totaling 88 yards on 19 carries. He was serviceable, but not relied on. But this season, as a sophomore, the 260-pound Buchanan has turned into the workhorse and … [Read more...] about Jakobi Buchanan is C.I.C. MVP after 2-TD day vs. ULM
Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports Army football lost a game on its schedule while Navy and Air Force gained one — with each other In big service academy athletics updates this week, Air Force has added Navy to its football schedule for the fall season and the pair will meet Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. EST in Colorado Spring. It will be the Falcons’ solo home game of the season. Back … [Read more...] about Around the Base: Army, Navy and Air Force links — 9/15/20
John Jones-USA TODAY Sports The Black Knights were last ranked in the final AP Top 25 Poll of the 2018 season, after beating down Houston in a bowl game. For the first time in nearly two years, Army is back in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. After capturing their second straight blowout win of the season, the Black Knights entered the poll at No. 22 on Sunday. Jeff … [Read more...] about AP Top 25 Poll: Army ranked for first time since 2018
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Air Force will play two football games this fall, hosting Navy and traveling to Army. It’ll only happen twice, but we will see Air Force play college football this fall. The Falcons announced times and broadcast info for their C.I.C. rivalry games against Navy and Army on Monday. Air Force will host the Midshipmen on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. EST. The … [Read more...] about Air Force vs. Navy is happening. Falcons set time, TV for C.I.C. rivalry.
John Jones-USA TODAY Sports The Warhawks were no match for the Black Knights in West Point, who rolled to another lopsided victory. Head coach Jeff Monken and the Army Black Knights are now 2-0 here in 2020 after a solid victory over the University of Louisiana Monroe Warhawks. Despite a momentary lapse in the second quarter, Army recovered composure quickly and thoroughly … [Read more...] about Army rolls to its second-straight blowout win, topping Louisiana Monroe
Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports Olsen was the presumed successor to Malcolm Perry, but Dalen Morris won Navy’s starting QB job after a strong performance in camp. The Perry Olsen era at Navy ended before it even started. After entering the 2020 off-season as the presumed successor to Malcolm Perry, Olsen lost the starting quarterback job in training camp to Dalen Morris. … [Read more...] about Navy QB Perry Olsen enters the transfer portal
John Jones-USA TODAY Sports The game was originally scheduled for Sept. 19. The Black Knights and Cougars will attempt to reschedule. Army’s football team will not have the opportunity to improve its record to 3-0 next week. The Black Knights’ highly-anticipated match-up against fellow FBS Independent BYU — which was set to be broadcast by CBS — has been indefinitely … [Read more...] about Army vs. BYU football postponed due to COVID-19
Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports The Bulldogs had a real shot at a road upset over an FBS team, but were doomed by a disastrous punt and a few turnovers. It wasn’t a complete disaster, but the Citadel’s trip to Tampa on Saturday wound up being unfruitful and frustrating. In their third-ever meeting with the South Florida Bulls, the Bulldogs fell 27-6 in their first of four … [Read more...] about Citadel undone by turnovers, missed opportunities at USF