West Point brotherhood boosts Carter
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West Point brotherhood boosts Carter

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Chris Carter spent precious offseason free time working with a fellow West Point cadet. The goal was to improve upon his late-season splash as Army’s quarterback, including a near-upset of Navy.

His friend studied his passing techniques while throwing to receivers. He advised him on where to focus his attention if he hoped to retain the starting job over Ahmad Bradshaw, who opened 2015 as the starting quarterback before injuries had him in and out of the lineup. ... 

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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, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, 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.

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