2 Reasons Army Football will be Better

It has been 15 years since Army has won the coveted Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. After a ray of light in a 7-6 2010 season (their first winning season since 1996,) the team lost its luster in 2011 to the tune of a 3-9 record. Still, there is cause for hope—or at least cautious optimism—in 2012.

1. Home field advantage In 2012, Army faces a favorable schedule in terms of location. They place seven home games, four away games, and one game at a "neutral" location (vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.) This is a marked difference from 2011, a season in which the team played five home games, and seven away (assuming you count...

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