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09-21-2009, 06:22 PM
Smaller story, but I'm sure you're following it...

Is it too early to start the Army bowl watch?

Under new coach Rich Ellerson, the Black Knights -- who last went bowling in 1996 (Independence) and haven't won more than four games in a season since -- are off to a 2-1 start, beating Ball State 24-17 on Saturday.

''It feels right. It feels like that's the way it should be,'' said Ellerson, whose team previously beat Eastern Michigan but lost to Duke. ''But we don't want to start the celebration too soon."

Of course they don't. But that doesn't mean the rest of us can't scout Army's schedule and find four more potential wins: Tulane (Oct. 3), at Temple (Oct. 17), VMI (Nov. 14) and at North Texas (Nov. 21). The Black Knights already have a standing invite from the EagleBank Bowl if eligible.


Good to see Ellerson succeeding at yet another program (despite losing to Duke). And even if they don't get to bowl eligibility despite their schedule, I'd be willing to bet that Army is on the right track with him, considering the great job he did at Cal Poly.

09-21-2009, 06:53 PM