Jeff Monken Press Conference Quotes: San Jose State
Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken met with members of the local media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly press conference inside Nowak Auditorium.
The Black Knights will take on San Jose State Saturday at 12 p.m. at Michie Stadium. The game will be aired on CBS Sports Network.
Army West Point Football Head Coach Jeff Monken
Ref.: On what is the most important thing to get back on track
"The most important thing is to play our brand of fundamental football. Football is blocking and tackling. We have to do that as well as we are capable of doing it. If we do it as well as we are capable of doing it, it will be good enough. We have to take care of the ball. It is a huge statistic in football. Unless a team is physically superior who can afford to give up a few turnovers and survive it, we're not. We had a big turnover on Saturday night and they turned it into seven points. We can't do that. There are a few things that I think if we just do better we will perform better.
I thought we were better on Saturday night than we have been in the past couple games. We were more like ourselves. We had more confidence and performed better. They made some plays against us on defense. We got ourselves into some third down situations which were more manageable, and they got their way out of it on some third and longs. Read more.