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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Nate Woody watches play during a Georgia Tech spring football intra-squad scrimmage, in Atlanta. Army has named Nate Woody as its defensive coordinator. Woody comes to West Point after stints as a defensive analyst at Michigan, defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Georgia Tech, and defensive coordinator at Appalachian State and Wofford. He succeeds John Loose, who 's been promoted to assistant head coach. “Nate is a veteran coach that has led some of the nation’s top defenses year in and year out,

Nate Woody named Army defensive coordinator

Jan. 2, 2020 3:03 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Nate Woody as its defensive coordinator. Woody comes to West Point after stints as a defensive analyst at Michigan, defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Georgia Tech and defensive coordinator at Appalachian State and Wofford. He succeeds John Loose,...

Navy's Malcolm Perry (10) leaps over Army's Donavan Lynch (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Perry tops 300 yards, Navy trickery tops Army 31-7

Dec. 14, 2019 9:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo wrapped Malcolm Perry tighter than an Army defense could muster for an embrace that served as a bit of an apology. Perry had done it all for Navy in a 31-7 victory Saturday that earned him MVP honors in the 120th game between the service academies. Perry...

President Donald Trump throws the coin before the start of the Army-Navy college football game in Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

At Army-Navy game, Trump touts new pro sports option

Dec. 14, 2019 6:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump used his appearance at the annual Army-Navy football game to pitch to the players an administration policy change that clears the way for athletes at the nation's military academies to play professional sports after they graduate and delay their active-duty...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Navy Midshipman Frey Pankratz singles his classmates as they march onto the field ahead of an NCAA college football against the Army in Philadelphia. The 120th Army-Navy game is set for Saturday in Philadelphia.  Navy leads the series 60-52-7. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Army-Navy rivalry features Trump attending 120th game

Dec. 13, 2019 1:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army's sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings. But a win Saturday against Navy would mean a bit more -- the Black Knights' senior class would go out with a sweep of the series....

Army quarterback Christian Anderson (13) gets shoved out of bounds by Hawaii defensive back Khoury Bethley (5) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Army seniors ready for last hurrah on the football field

Dec. 12, 2019 5:31 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. is a bundle of nerves. The thought of playing one's final college game can have that effect, and it's magnified when the opponent is a fierce rival. “One last time. I want to make it perfect," Hopkins said as he prepared to face Navy on...

Appalachian State coach Eliah Drinkwitz talks with quarterback Zac Thomas (12) during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Troy on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Troy, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

AP Source: Mizzou hiring Appalachian State's Eli Drinkwitz

Dec. 8, 2019 9:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri reached an agreement Sunday with Eliah Drinkwitz to take over the Tigers' once-proud football program, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press, making Appalachian State's successful coach the second-youngest in a Power Five conference. The person...

Hawaii wide receiver Jason-Matthew Sharsh, center, celebrates with teammates after he scored a touchdown against Army during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

McDonald’s 3 TD passes help Hawaii beat Army 52-31

Dec. 1, 2019 5:08 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — 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. The Rainbow Warriors (9-4) overcame 411 yards rushing by the Black Knights (5-7) to extend their winning streak to four games. McDonald, who missed a...

Army, with new life, visits Hawaii seeking 3rd straight win

Nov. 29, 2019 10:53 AM EST

It’s been almost a month since Army lost its fifth straight game. That narrow defeat to Air Force, however, is far in the rearview mirror. Two convincing victories since have given the Black Knights (5-6) new life as they await Hawaii (8-4) on the road Saturday night. “It was good to get a couple of...