Great USA Football Article On The 2018 Army Defense

By FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 8, 2019

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In the meantime, we wanted to share this great piece on the Army defense this past season by Seth Galina over at USA Football!

After posting a 10-win season in 2017, the Army Black Knights one-upped themselves with an incredible 11-win campaign in 2018. It’s the first time the Knights have ever had an 11-win season, and the 11-2 season is their best in terms of winning percentage since they went 8-0-1 in 1958. Under head coach Jeff Monken, Army has put together three straight winning seasons, capped off with a bowl win in each, including a rather convincing 70-14 beatdown of Houston in the Armed Forces bowl to cap off this past season.

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With the winning seasons come postseason awards, Sports Illustrated pieces and bigger schools knocking on your door. Defensive coordinator Jay Bateman was subject of all three byproducts this season. He was nominated for the Broyles award, given to the best assistant coach in the country, featured in Sports Illustrated’s Future of Football piece and eventually North Carolina came calling and made him their new defensive coordinator.

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