The Army football team capped its spring preparations on Wednesday night with the annual Black/Gold Game at Michie Stadium. In a controlled scrimmage with a modified scoring system, the Black Knights' offense scored a 35-16 win over the defense.
About Bailey: Two-time letterman, contributing along offensive line and on special teams ... enters preseason camp listed as co-starter at the right guard positon.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games as part of the Army PAT/field goal unit and backup offensive guard.
2009: Appeared in all 12 games ... drew three starting assignments ... listed with lead unit at left guard during three-game mid-year stretch ... lined up with starting cast opposite Ball State, Iowa State and Tulane ... received additional field duty as member of Black Knights' field goal and extra point unit.
High School: All-area performer at the Marist School in Atlanta, Ga. ... played for head coach Alan Chadwick ... standout offensive tackle ... earned first team all-county honors each of last two years ... all-area both seasons as well ... voted team's most valuable lineman ... earned team's Coach's Award ... helped squad to Class 4AAAA regional championship and state runner-up finish as a junior ... three-time letterwinner ... served as team captain as a senior ... earned three additional varsity letters in both wrestling and track and field ... specialized in shot put and discus events on track ... regional champion in both events during busy senior season ... state runner-up in shot put and third-place finisher in discus ... National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete ... member of Environmental Club ... National Honor Society member ... active participant in Latin Honor Society.
Personal: Born Jan. 9, 1990 ... given name is Joseph Bishop Bailey ... parents' names are Randall and Carla Bailey ... maternal grandfather, Joe Wuertz, graduated from U.S. Naval Academy ... retired from Marines with rank of colonel following nearly 30-year career ... served multiple tours in Vietnam ... Joe is an avid musician ... plays classical piano and bassoon ... composes and writes his own music ... serves as Eucharistic Minister ... Eagle Scout ... aspires to be a doctor or a lawyer ... majoring in Environmental Engineering.