August 27, 2010

GBK: The 2-Deep - 2010 Offense

After the 2009 season the Black Knights were scheduled to lose just five starters on the offensive and defensive side of the ball that included two at receiver. Of course not every recruiting class is able to cover the needs in one fell swoop and there will always be the proverbial work in process when it comes to restocking the cupboards.


But one thing is for sure, Coach Ellerson and his assistant coaches spent countless hours making calls, in-home visits and wooing top recruits that fit the Army football program, as well as West Point as an institution.


As is the plan, the staff worked diligently in balancing a mixture of direct and prep bound talent in the class and when it is all said and done the success of this class will not be known on a National Signing Day. One is because many of the prospects made their commitment and extended their John Hancock after signing day, but also it will take a few years before people can truly determine if the hard work by coaches and players alike pays off for the class of 2010.


GoBlackKnights.com provides a breakdown of the 2010 Recruiting Class.







1st Team

2nd Team



  1. Akintunde Akinni, Athlete

  2. Aaron Armstong, RB/LB

  3. Marques Avery, WR/Athlete

  4. Geoffrey Bacon, WR

  5. Rob Bickel, DE

  6. Avery Boykin, DB

  7. Michael Cermak, LB

  8. Mike Cullen

  9. Larry Dixon, RB

  10. Jacob Drozd, Athlete

  11. Brady Earnhardt, RB

  12. Stephen Frazer, RB

  13. pr_key=107128>Colin Fournet, DB

  14. pr_key=107128>Austin Gorge, OL

  15. Jacob Hardy, DE

  16. Tom Hickel, OL

  17. Julian Holloway, LB

  18. Michael Hudson, QB

  19. Marcus Jackson, RB

  20. Garth Jobb, LB

  21. Lamar Johnson-Harris, RB

  22. Javiel Jolliffe, DE

  23. Chevuaghn Lawrence, WR

  24. Brian Lucas, RB/LB

  25. Bobby Lyons, LB

  26. A.J. McGovern, OL

  27. Ryan Morgan, RB

  28. Chris Outing

  29. Jacob Owens, QB

  30. Hayden Pierce, Athlete

  31. Ryan Powis, OL

  32. Angel Santiago, QB

  33. Kyle Seargent, OL

  34. Tyler Strickland, K

  35. Trenton Turrentine, RB

  36. Michael Ugenyi, DE

  37. Issac Winter, Athlete




  1. Cameron Carter, LB

  2. Joel Cox , DT

  3. Jonathan Crucitti, Safety

  4. Billy Fisher, K

  5. Richard Glover, OL

  6. Justin Godes, OL

  7. Scott Jones, RB

  8. Shane Jones, OL

  9. Colin Joy

  10. Quen Kantaris, DL

  11. Michael Kime, OL

  12. Patrick Laird, WR

  13. Matt Luetjen, QB

  14. Ryan McCollum, LB

  15. Jared McFarlin, WR

  16. Mitchell McKearn, LB

  17. Keegan Merrigan, LB

  18. Dylan Mohamed, DB

  19. Reggie Nesbit, Athlete

  20. Doug Oss, OL

  21. Stephen Picchini, K

  22. Richard Rainey, OL

  23. Zachary Reichert

  24. Victor Ripley, DT

  25. Luke Schumacher, DB

  26. Matthew Strack, OL

  27. John Szott, OL

  28. Hayden Tippett, LB

  29. Charles Tobin, DL/OL

  30. J.R. Woodward, QB

  31. Brian Zalneraitis, RB





This list continues to be a work in progress -- all the way up until R-Day. It does not represent those players currently at the USMAPS.


GoBlackKnights.com will feature the present group of prepsters in a separate cover story later this week ... so stay tuned.




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