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HEADLINES: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH 2017

Last Weekend Ten Years In Johnson Remains Confident, Defiant as Ever Army Rolls and Navy Sails in Opening Night Wins Navy Halts Lane Train: Crushes FAU 42-19 Army Never Trails – Tops Fordham 64-6 Yellow Jackets Dazzling on Offense Despite Defeat Brilliant Debut Ends with Marshall on his Back GT Falls but TaQuan Marshall Stars […]

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Georgia Tech’s Johnson reaches Year 10 doing things his way

Paul Johnson has reached rarified territory at Georgia Tech — really, for any college football coach these days — so it seemed appropriate to ask what might be done to recognize the accomplishment. Never one to pass up the opportunity at a tongue-firmly-in-cheek response, Johnson pounced. “They gave me a Rolex,” he said, managing to […]

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Vols history shows time hasn’t helped preparation for option offense

Conventional wisdom says that if you have more time to prepare for an offense like the triple-option, which Tennessee football will deal with its first game, you’re better off. If that’s the case, Vols fans should feel relief. But unless Bob Shoop is that much better than John Chavis was at Tennessee, history tells a […]

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Kennesaw State visits Samford looking for elusive big win

By most logical measures, Kennesaw State’s first two seasons with a football program have been a massive success: a 14-8 record, strong fan interest and the creation of a legitimate home-field advantage at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The Owls have won most of the games they were supposed to. Now they’re after a victory few […]

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Mediocre predictions motivate Niumatalolo, Midshipmen

Ken Niumatalolo leaves for his annual trip home to Hawaii in early July. That is about the same time most of the national college football preview magazines hit the newsstands. It’s a 10-hour flight so Navy’s 10th-year head coach picks up copies of Athlon’s, Lindy’s and Phil Steele’s College Football Preview to occupy the time. […]

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Navy-Florida Atlantic Breakdown

Navy Key: Receive a command performance from quarterback Zach Abey Abey needs to prove he’s made progress with regard to knowing the triple-option and reading defenses. Head coach Ken Niumatalolo and offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper both feel comfortable with the junior’s command of the offense in practice and hope it translates under the lights in […]

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Sal Interdonato’s Super 10: Army impact players

1. Ahmad Bradshaw, senior quarterback: Bradshaw has evolved into an elite triple-option quarterback, leading Army on late game-winning December drives against Navy and North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Expect an even better season from Bradshaw, who has added 10 pounds of muscle after rushing for 830 yards and eight touchdowns in 2016. […]

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