Army fires Ellison – Jets assistant will be consideration Dan Leberfeld

Army has fired football coach Rich Ellerson after five seasons. Ellerson had a 20-41 at Army.

As reported in Jets Confidential Magazine, Jets special teams coach Ben Kotwica will be on the short list of the Army selection committee.

In the mid-90’s, Kotwica was a three-year starter at linebacker and captain of the winningest team in Army history, leading the Black Knights to a 10-2 record and the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy in 1996, while playing for coach Bob Sutton. He was 4-0 vs. Navy.