Army Rumors & News

  • Army to introduce new logo, dropping 'Black Knights' for 'Cadets' "Army should be getting a new look for the football team in 2015 as part of a department-wide rebranding effort in association with Nike. On April 13, the school will reveal the new logos, lettering and numerals that are the result of an 18-month effort to develop "an innovative and consistent..." April 07

  • Lombardi sweater sells for $43,000 "A sweater bought last year for 58 cents at a Goodwill store sold Saturday night in an auction in New York City for $43,020. That sweater, with West Point on the front and the word "Lombardi" written in black ink on a cotton swatch sewn inside, turned out to be owned and worn by Vince Lombardi..." February 23

  • Report: Army used alcohol-fueled party, cheerleaders to woo recruits "The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Saturday that U.S. Military Academy documents show that the Army football program wooed recruits with an alcohol-fueled bus party, small amounts of booster cash, and dates with cheerleaders and female athletes. Per the Gazette, the academy "acknowledged the..." October 26

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Three-year offensive line starter leaves Army

    College Football Talk "Here’s a pretty good representation of the height/weight limitations the service academies have for their players: Army senior offensive lineman Ryan Powis has left the team, according to the Times Herald-Record’s Sal Interdonato. Powis stands at 6-foot, 248 pounds and started at center for..." July 01

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    Sal Interdonato @salinterdonato

    Confirmed: RB Raymond Maples returning for 5th year this fall. Maples ranks 6th in academy career rushing yards. #ArmyFootball

  • Armed Forces Bowl gets new corporate sponsor

    Armed Forces "Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], a leading defense and technology company, is the new title sponsor of the Armed Forces Bowl postseason collegiate football game. Owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, the Fort Worth-based event will now be known as the Lockheed..." February 08

  • Predicting Destinations for Top 25 Uncommitted 2014 College Football Recruits

    Bleacher Report "Top uncommitted recruits are without a doubt the hottest commodities on the recruiting trail right now. At this point, many of the nation's best prospects have a decision on where they are going to college. Yet some recruits are still mulling their options. That means college coaches are..." January 20