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Mann "Mans Up" For Navy

Texas' 5A classification of football is no stranger to pumping out future Division I football stars. Wednesday alone saw well over 100 sign with college programs from across the country, including a whopping 11 sign with the Air Force Academy. But one player the Falcons won't see on their list is running back Derek Mann, who'll instead be heading to Annapolis.

A 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete John Paul Stevens HS (San Antonio, TX), Mann spurned an offer from the Air Force Academy and committed to play football for Navy on January 17th. His commitment came after a visit to the Annapolis campus, where he said he felt a strong attachment to the current players at Navy and incoming recruits from the High School class of 2012. "It's just a great school, and...

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