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Trent Steelman’s final snap under center for the Black Knights was one to forget. But he’ll have another chance to wear Army’s football uniform before leaving West Point. Steelman and six other senior service-academy standouts have been invited to play in postseason all-star games. The Army quarterback will join Navy wideout Brandon Turner and Air Force offensive lineman Jason Kons at the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 19 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (4 p.m. Eastern). The game will be broadcast on the NFL Network. Steelman capped his Army career as the school’s all-time rushing touchdown leader (45). His 3,320 career…

Ten quick¬† links, notes and news bits from the service academy’s football weekend: 1. Honor in defeat. Army junior running back Raymond Maples set the stat book on fire Saturday at Wake Forest, but his 140 yards rushing on just 15 carries (plus a receiving touchdown) weren’t enough to prevent a 49-37 loss — Army’s third straight. It was enough to earn him offensive player of the week honors among football independents. 2. Ground game update. Maples is also sixth on the Football Bowl Subdivision rushing list, averaging more than 135 yards a game. Air Force senior Cody Getz is…

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