Browsing: John Dowd

Three quick service academy football hits, before everybody gets their hoops fix this evening: 1. Sullivan Award video. As After Action tweeted earlier this week (Hey, let’s all follow that account, could we?), Army linebacker Andrew Rodriguez was presented with the James E. Sullivan Award on Tuesday, given to the top amateur athlete in the country. It’s an elite club, with names both historical (Army’s Doc Blanchard) and contemporary (Michael Phelps, Peyton Manning and, yes, this guy). Head here for a West Point-produced behind-the-scenes video of Rodriguez at the awards ceremony. 2. Dowd gets his due. A 3.9 GPA. In…

Navy beat Georgia Southern 13-7 on Saturday and Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, and from the sound of things, it was not a pretty game from an offensive standpoint. But a win is a win, especially for a Navy squad coming off a short week of preparation. Those kind  of weeks can throw a team off — just ask Virginia Tech.