Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken has announced a recruiting class of 76 athletes participating in Reception Day at West Point. The Class of 2023 marks Monken's fifth full recruiting class and includes players from 25 states. West Point officially welcomed its newest plebe class on Monday for the start of Cadet Basic Training. Monken was proud of his staff for the hard work they put in to get the Class of 2023 to West Point. The State of Texas has the most incoming members of the Class of 2023 with 12 joining the brotherhood.
Army welcomed 11 players from Georgia and six from California. five recruits are from Florida and North Carolina, while four each are from Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. There are three rookies hailing from Illinois, with two coming from Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee. The Black Knights also welcomed players from Missouri, Indiana, South Carolina, Louisiana, Michigan, West Virginia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Alabama, Wisconsin, New Jersey and Oklahoma. The Black Knights open the 2019 slate on Aug. 30 against Rice at Michie Stadium at 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. Army is scheduled for six home games this year, all on CBS Sports Network. The Army-Navy Game, presented by USAA is set for Dec. 14 on CBS with a 3 p.m. start in Philadelphia. Read more.