Anyone who's followed Army since Rich Ellerson took the reins knows his mantra regarding position flexibility. He flat out tells recruits that they are football players first not the position they played in high school. We've seen these switches at a number of positions with the most famous being the move of left tackle Ali Villaneuva to wide receiver.
August 17, 2010
ARMYSPORTS.com continues to review this year's incoming freshman class by position. Army's defensive backs helped the team rank third in the nation in pass defense last year. This unit's best player, Donovan Travis, will graduate along with the other safeties, Dixon and Trimble, after the season. This freshman class should help rebuild the secondary.
July 19, 2010
John Curtis Christian cornerback Brandon Porter will graduate soon and move on to the college ranks, like many Patriots have done before. However, Porter isn't merely committed to a university over the next four years, as he received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy.
May 17, 2009
High school football gets off to a roaring start on Labor Day (Sept. 1), as the most successful program in Louisiana high school football history - John Curtis Christian - visits the top-ranked team in the nation (Trinity High School of Euless, Texas) at Texas Stadium.
August 28, 2008
John Curtis Christian in River Ridge (La.) lost three of its starters from the secondary in Robby Green (Alabama), P.J. Smith (Nebraska), and Alex Lauricella (Tulane). All three have moved on to the next level and the only returning starter in the Patriots defensive backfield for 2008 is Brandon Porter.
February 19, 2008