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Cody Worley, who was the quarterbacks coach at Kennesaw State for the past five seasons, will serve in the same position at Army.
- Army tabs Kennesaw State's Worley as QB coach
- Nate Woody named Army defensive coordinator
- Probe: Army-Navy game hand gestures not racist
- Army, Navy appoint officers for investigation
In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.
Army has hired Nate Woody as its defensive coordinator.
A Navy probe into hand gestures being made by cadets and midshipmen during the Army-Navy game found that the students were "participating in a sophomoric game'' and had no racist intent.
Bomani weighs in on the possibility that Urban Meyer may return to coaching in the NFL (0:38), controversy surrounding several cadets from College GameDay at Army-Navy (19:15) and radio host Tom Joyner's retirement as it relates to #BlackFamous (31:17). Plus, an IYHH with Kanye and Jay-Z reunited (46:09) as well as the final voicemail segment of 2019 with "why I quit football" stories (54:51).
The U.S. Military Academy and Naval Academy appointed officers to conduct separate internal investigations into possible "white power" hand gestures flashed by a few students during a broadcast at the Army-Navy football game.
Officials said the schools are looking into hand signs flashed by students during the Army-Navy football game that can be associated with white power.
Navy rolled behind Malcolm Perry's 304 rushing yards to win the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy for the 16th time and snap a three-game losing streak to Army in the 120th game between the service academies.
Donald Trump talked about his administration policy change that clears the way for athletes at military academies to delay their active-duty service and go pro.
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Lincoln Financial Field hosts the Army/Navy game Saturday for the 13th time — the 4th most ever, behind 3 other Philadelphia venues: JFK Stadium (41), Franklin Field (18) and Veterans Stadium (17). Next on the list is New York's Polo Grounds, which hosted 9 of the matchups between 1913 and ‘27. Navy has a 44-40-4 record in games in Philly, while Army is 7-3-1 in New York City (5-3-1 at the Polo Grounds & 2-0 at Yankee Stadium, site of the 1930 & ‘31 games).
Earlier this season, Army coach Jeff Monken removed a slogan from a team flag that he had used for camaraderie after learning of its origin.
Cole McDonald came off the bench to pass for 250 yards and three touchdowns and Hawaii rallied to a 52-31 win over Army on Saturday night.
Senior quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. rushed for 208 yards and a touchdown, Connor Slomka scored thrice on short runs, and Army’s triple option overwhelmed VMI 47-6 on Saturday at Michie Stadium.
Athletes from U.S. military academies who want to immediately go pro can now do so pending approval from the defense secretary. They also must eventually fulfill their military obligation or repay the cost of their college education.
Army assistant football coach Mike Viti is the winner of the Armed Forces Merit Award.
Sandon McCoy scored three touchdowns on short runs, Jabari Laws rushed for 140 yards and another score, and Army's triple option overwhelmed UMass 63-7 on Saturday as the Black Knights snapped a five-game losing streak.