Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense
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Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense

The Black Knights' passing game comes up woefully short of supporting the rushing attack

Photo: Ahmad Bradshaw running the Army offense in spring drills

A quick analysis of Army West Point football’s four-year bowl drought is to compare the Black Knights' anemic passing game to numbers Air Force and Navy posted the past two years while they split the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.

For the 2014 season, Air Force earned the trophy presentation trip to the White House by winning the academy round-robin series. The Falcons balanced their triple-option offense with 1,893 yards passing and 15 touchdowns. ...

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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