Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy.
The Navy Midshipmen and Army Black Knights meet for the 112th time this Saturday. Navy has enjoyed recent success but Army is determined to earn the victory.
Army and Rutgers are set to renew their rivalry at Yankee Stadium on Saturday with the Scarlet Knights try to improve their bowl position.
Senior Josh McNary has made a lasting mark at West Point. He desperately wants to leave one on Navy, too.
Army coach Rich Ellerson, who guided the Black Knights to their first bowl game in 14 years, has been given a two-year contract extension.
Notre Dame is playing in the Big Apple for the first time since 1969 and even though the only thing the Irish will be fighting for against Army on Saturday night in Yankee Stadium is bowl eligibility, it’s an event.
Army coach Rich Ellerson is the odd man out right now among his service academy peers — Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo and Air Force’s Troy Calhoun already know the postseason beckons.
Tim Jefferson scored twice and hit Jonathan Warzeka on touchdown passes of 53 and 63 yards, and the Air Force defense forced two turnovers the Falcons converted into touchdowns in a 42-22 victory on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.
It’s not often Navy roots for Army. Mark this week as an exception.
Army is off to its most promising start in more than a decade, and coach Rich Ellerson would rather not talk about it.
Rich Ellerson’s first season at Army was successful in several ways. The Cadets won five games and were more competitive than they had been in years. The goal now will be building on the accomplishments of the first year.