Clennie Brundidge
Clennie Brundidge

Class of 1979

A 1979 graduate, Clennie Brundidge started on the football field and on the basketball court and earned a combined eight letters. Thanks to his stellar exploits as a wide receiver, he was selected as a second-team All-America choice by United Press International as a junior and sophomore and named All-East by the Associated Press, UPI and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference during those same seasons. The 1979 winner of the prestigious Army Athletic Association Award, he graduated as Army's all-time leader with 147 receptions for 2,279 yards, two numbers that now rank second. His eight 100-yard receiving games still stands as an Academy career record.

He established the single-game record with 167 receiving yards against Pittsburgh in 1977, a total that has been surpassed just twice. Brundidge listed nationally in receptions and yards and was invited to the 1978 Hula Bowl. As a forward on the basketball team, he racked up 632 points in 76 games and graduated third with a 51.4 shooting percentage, a number that now ranks tenth. He is 20th on the career rebounding list with 433 and was a member of the 1977-78 squad that played in the National Invitational Tournament, Army's last postseason appearance.