Football Celebrates 2020 Season at Annual Banquet
The Army West Point football team reflected on the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy winning 2020 season and honored its firsties Saturday evening at the Black Knights' annual banquet held in Ike Hall on West Point's campus.
In total 21 firsties were honored throughout the event and 11 different awards were handed out. Rich DeMarco, the voice of the Black Knights, served as master of ceremonies, while head coach Jeff Monken spoke about the 2020 season, winning the CIC Trophy, the Lambert Trophy and making the Liberty Bowl all during the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic. He also gave a preview of the expectations for the upcoming season in 2021.
The Black Knights also honored their nine First Team Phil Steele All-Independent Team honorees (Nolan Cockrill, Cedrick Cunningham, JB Hunter, Jon Rhattigan, Peyton Reeder, Tyhier Tyler, Kyle O'Connor, Julian McDuffie and Arik Smith) and four Second Team honorees (Tyrell Robinson, Jakobi Buchanan, Zach Harding and Amadeo West). Read more.