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GameDay Library of Military Academy Recruiting Articles

Breaking Down the Recruiting Process

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Finding the Best-Fit College or University is NOT an over night process, but having the correct information will help guide you to make the best decisions. Let us help you take the all important next step! Below is a collection of over one-hundred recruiting news articles in alphabetical order that cover everything from early recruiting, early decision vs early action, coaches and parent tips, NCAA, social media, IVY league, NESCAC, Liberal Arts and much more that we highly recommend  you and your family read and enjoy.

Air Force - Football recruiting focuses on more than just football

By: John Van Winkle Published on: 2015 Source: Air Force Academy Public Affairs

Throwing a touchdown to an Olympic gold medalist and carrying the football for the President were just a taste of the opportunities unveiled to football recruits and their parents here, before National Signing Day. While many schools focus on what a football recruit can do on the athletic field and the possibility of playing professional football after graduation,.. Read Article »

For Army Football, a Duty to Win Again

By: JOE DRAPE Published on: 2013 Source: NY Times

No one wanted Army to beat Navy more than Rich Ellerson did. Coaching at Army was his dream job. His father was a West Point graduate and a career military officer, as were two of his brothers. One of them, John, was a captain of the 1962 team. Ellerson’s son Andrew is a cadet and the Black Knights’ long snapper. Ellerson had grown up on bases around th.. Read Article »

Army - General Raymond Odierno: College football opened doors for U.S. Army leader

By: Carrie Ritchie Published on: 2014 Source: NCAA

When Gen. Raymond Odierno joined the football team at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1972, he hadn’t given much thought to a career in the Army. He didn’t come from a military family. He just wanted to play college football. Now, more than 40 years later, he is the Army’s top leader in charge of more than 500,000 of America’s s.. Read Article »

Life goes beyond the field for service academy recruits

By: Christopher Lawlor Published on: July 3, 2008 Source:

Troy Calhoun recruits integrity. He's looking for a few good student-athletes who will proudly wear the Air Force Academy uniform. That's not always easy for Calhoun, the second-year head football coach and AFA class of 1989. He isn't alone. Fellow United States service academy brethren, Army and Navy, have the same recruiting criteria despite competing Div.. Read Article »

Navy - What it Takes to Be a Navy Student-Athlete

By: Navy Published on: 2015 Source: Navy

What it Takes to Be a Navy Student-Athlete There is a special place where the scholar-athlete is constantly raising the standard of excellence. And, there are special people who choose to become those athletes. Here, in both the sporting arena and classroom, and as part of a family of midshipmen over four thousand strong, he or she prepares today to be a combat lea.. Read Article »