Army Black Knights Football Welcomes Class of 2021

Army West Point Sports Athletics Communications, Special to
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WEST POINT, N.Y. - Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken has announced a recruiting class of 82 athletes participating in Reception Day at West Point today.

The Class of 2021 marks Monken's third full recruiting class and includes players from 21 states.

West Point officially welcomed its newest freshman class on Monday for the start of Cadet Basic Training.


Monken credited his staff for this year's recruiting class and praised their hardwork. The State of Texas has the most incoming members of the Class of 2021 with 13 making the trip to West Point. Ten signees are from Florida, while eight hail from California. Seven recruits are from Illinois and six are coming to campus from Georgia and Pennsylvania. There are four rookies hailing from Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee, while Ohio, Virginia and Washington are represented with three. Two recruits reported from Louisiana and New York and athletes from Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota and New Jersey round out the Class of 2021.

The Black Knights open the 2017 slate on Sept. 1 at home against Fordham with a 6 p.m. kickoff on CBS Sports Network. Army is scheduled for six home games this year, all on CBS Sports Network. The Army-Navy Game, presented by USAA is set for Dec. 9 on CBS with a 3 p.m. start in Philadelphia.

Army Black Knights 2017 Football Recruiting Class



Christian Anderson

Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Hayes

Robert Barrett

Franklin, Tenn./Christ Presbyterian Academy

Gavin Bassett

Farmington, Minn./Farmington

Robert Bauman

Lutz, Pa./Jesuit

Jordan Blackman

Lake View Terrace, Calif./Saint Genevieve

Luke Blanton

Dallas, Texas/Highland Park

Zack Boobas

Nicholson, Ga./Jefferson

Javhari Bourdeau

Miramar, Fla./Flanagan

Jacob Carlson

Billerica, Mass./Billerica Memorial

Rahmeel Cook

Gallion Ala./Demopolis

Theodore Cook

Bedford, Pa./Bedford

Fred Cooper

Houston, Texas/John H. Regan

Alex Crawford

Burlington, N.C./Southern Alamance

Donnell Diego

Lakewood, Wash./Curtis Senior

Dominic Distefano

Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson

Kieren Douglas

Reynoldsburg, Ohio/Pickerinton Central

Austen Ferbet

Cary, Ill./Prairie Ridge

Tyler Fleagle

Mount Airy, Md./Linganore

Michael Garber

Stoughton, Wash./Stoughton

Nicholas Ghazarian

Chatsworth, Calif./Crespi Carmelite

Christian Gomez

Pembroke Pines, Fla./Cypress Bay

James Greenhill

Orlando, Fla./Lake Highland Prep

Trevor Hallock

La Habra, Calif./La Mirada

Jonathan Hamilton

Elmwood Park, Ill./Saint Patrick

Camden Harrison

Allen, Texas/Allen

Artice Hobbs

Covington, Ga./Newton

Karl Holler

Chadds Ford, Pa./The Tatnall School

John Hough

Wilmette, Ill./Choate Rosemary Hall

James Hunter

Ocesnside, Calif./Oceanside

Aaron Jones

Indianapolis, Ind./Pike

Weston Jones

Sacramento, Calif./Capital Christian School

Jonathan King

Ft. Worth, Texas/Nolan Catholic

Joseph King

Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School

Geoffrey Kirk

Avon, Conn./Avon

Jordan Lane

Summerfield, N.C./Northern Guilford

Jake Lauer

Murrysville, Pa./Franklin Regional

Paul Lawless

Boca Raton, Fla./Cardinal Gibbons

Michael Leisle

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Nease

Chamberlin Liddell-Patacsil

San Diego, Calif./Mira Mesa

Jeremiah Lowery

Elmore, Ala./Park Crossing

Lucas McCleary

Keller, Texas/Grapevine Faith Christian Academy

Sandon McCoy

Kannapolis, N.C./A.L. Brown

Daniel McGeough

Carnegie, Pa./Chartiers Valley

Caleb McKee

Pantego, Texas/Arlington

Sean McNulty

Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South

Donald Miller

Chico, Calif./Chico Senior

Willam Mitchell

Weston, Fla./American Heritage-Boca-Delray

Dean Ngendakuriyo

Midlothian, Va./Benedictine College Prep

Kyle O'Connor

North Canton, Ohio/Saint Thomas Aquinas

Ryan O'Malley

Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville

John Owens

Rochester, N.Y./Aquinas Institute

Edriece Patterson

Rahway, N.J./Rahway

Mackay Phillips

Loganville, Ill./South Gwinnett

Peyton Reeder

Rome, Ga./Coosa

Jon Rhattigan

Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley

Randall Ross

Hot Springs, Ark./Fountain Lake

Benjamin Roth

Sanford, Fla./Seminole

Anton Rowe

Stone Mountain, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian School

Landon Salyers

Kingsport, Tenn./Dobyns-Bennett

Willam Schumacher

Harrison City, Pa./Penn Trafford

Christopher Skyers

Loganville, Ga./South Gwinnett

Nicholas Slusher

Ruston, La./Cedar Creek School

Connor Smith

Bellevue, Wash./Issaquah

Jordan Soper-Johnson

Hooks, Texas/Hooks

Bryson Stephens

Morristown, Tenn./Morristown-Hamblen East

Joseph Stephenson

Brodnax, Va./Woodberry Forest School

Nicholas Stokes

Virginia Beach, Va./Kempsville

Cameron Thomas

Huntsville, Ala./Lee

Joshua Thomas

Pearland, Texas/Saint John's

Justin Thomas

Plantation, Fla./Chaminade-Madonna College

Emmanuel Ukhueligbe

Fayetteville, N.C./Seventy-First Senior

Thomas Upton

Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit College Prep

Taylor Vessel

League City, Texas/Clear Falls

Ted Wages

Auburn, Ala./Auburn High School

Kevin Walles

Manor, Texas/Manor

Max Weisman

Burbank, Calif./Burbank

Ke'Shaun Wells

Houston, Texas/Davis-Aldine

Caden Williams

Nashville, Tenn./Franklin

Kenneth Willoughby

Titusville, Fla./Astonaut High School

Demann Wilson

Cleveland, Ohio/Ginn Academy

Theodore Wisham

Baton Rouge, La./Episcopal

Markus Wright

Columbus, Ga./Jordan

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