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INTERVIEW: Payam Saadat & Chris Smeland PT 5

(Matt Strasen-US PRESSWIRE)

ArmySports.com continues its exclusive interviews with Black Knight co-defensive coordinators Payam Saadat and Chris Smeland. In part 5 of 6 the two coaches discuss Army's safeties. The two coaches also share some of the things that attracted them to coach at West Point.

ArmySports.com:  At free safety you lose Donovan Travis and sophomores Tyler Dickson and Thomas Holloway have emerged as the two likely candidates to replace Travis as starter. How did the competition at free safety position look?   Chris Smeland: I like the progress of both those guys. Again it's going to be very competitive with them. I really think that both of them are more athletic than...

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