Former QB provides TE balance for Army West Point
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Former QB provides TE balance for Army West Point

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Black Knights tight end Kelvin White

Photo: Army head coach Jeff Monken and tight end Kelvin White.

Army West Point opened another fall camp seeking a leader to provide some balance to its triple-option offense. In other words, the Black Knights are again unsettled at quarterback.

And it’s no coincidence Army is trying to snap streaks of five years without a winning season or bowl trip – not to mention to 13 straight losses in the Army-Navy Game. ...

Click here for the rest of my story on Army tight end Kelvin White.


Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom spent the bulk of his career in San DIego writing for the San Diego Union-Tribune. He has covered NCAA Tournaments, Super Bowls, Rose Bowls, the NBA Finals and the World Series in a career that included writing for Voice of San Diego, the San Diego Hall of Champions and He contributes to the Detroit Free Press, Raleigh News & Observer,, and the National Football Foundation's Football Matters. He 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. USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter presented 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. It explains Duffy Daugherty's pioneering role and debunks myths that steered recognition away from him to Bear Bryant.

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer: "History writes people out of the story. It's our job to write them back in."