Army-Navy: A Time to Remember Our Hero, J.P. Blecksmith

Posted by Lisa Horne on December-11-2009 Add Comments

They play for one reason, and one reason only—for the love of the game. Their work ethic, sportsmanship, and dedication to their country are the reasons why the Army, Navy, and Air Force epitomize everything right with college football.

There are no rumpled jerseys, no earrings, no flashy jewelry, no long hair, and no beards on their sidelines.

There are no touchdown celebrations involving unsportsmanlike conduct. Questioning a coach's decision is a foreign thought and the respect they hold for authority is second-to-none.

They are, arguably, the ultimate football players.

James Patrick "J.P." Blecksmith (Navy 2003) was one of those role models...

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