Interview with Dusty Eggleston

Dalton HS (Dalton, GA) safety, Dusty Eggleston takes a few moments out of his weekend schedule to share with the Army fans about his decision to join the Black Knights of Army.

ArmySports.com:  When did you make your official visit to West Point and what did you enjoy the most on your visit?
Dusty Eggleston: I don't recall the actual date, but is was about three or four weeks ago.  I went up there not sure if I would make a decision.  However, I really enjoyed the comradery with the players, coaches and just the atmosphere up there…and the opportunities both football and educationally.  I sat down and had a meeting with Coach Berry the last night there and he asked me if I was ready to commit and I told him that I was.

ArmySports.com:  What is your actual size and 40 speed?
Dusty Eggleston:  I'm about 5'10"-5'11" 175 and my forty time is 4.53.

ArmySports.com:  What is your biggest asset as a player?
Dusty Eggleston:  Knowledge of the game and being able to know tendencies.

ArmySports.com: Are you looking forward to playing in the Army/Navy game?
Dusty Eggleston:  Oh yeah, that is something you dream about.  That is big time.

ArmySports.com: I believe you played both offense and defense, what position are you being recruited at?
Dusty Eggleston:  Safety postion…one of the sniper positions.

ArmySports.com:  Are you doing anything special on LOI Day?
Dusty Eggleston:  Yes sir, there are 3 people from my school who are signing, so we will are having a little party.

ArmySports.com: Congratulations on your decision to attend West Point and join the Black Knights
Dusty Eggleston: Thank you.

Dusty will be a direct appointment to West Point.


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