Photos from Army football practice on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.
About Tully: Part of deep and talented fullback group ... originally signed with Samford University ... rushed twice for 13 yards in one game with Bulldogs during 2008 season ... attended USMAPS in 2009 ... one season of eligibility remaining ... boasts long West Point lineage.
2012: Did not see any varsity action.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Four-time letterwinner at Battle Ground Academy ... played running back, fullback and linebacker ... captained team during senior season ... two-time all-state selection ... two-time All-WAM honoree ... first-team All-Williamson County as a senior ... two all-district selections ... team's leading tackler in final two seasons ... racked up 1,500 all-purpose yards in last scholastic campaign ... also lettered four times in track as sprinter.
Personal: Given name is James R. Tully IV ... parents' names are Jim and Becky Tully ... fourth generation to attend West Point ... great-grandson of Harvey J. Jablonsky, captain of 1933 Army squad and 1934 Academy graduate ... inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 1978 ... retired from U.S. Army with rank of major general ... grandfather is member of West Point Class of 1965 ... father earned Academy diploma in 1985 ... uncle, Jeff Anderson, is 1989 West Point graduate ... currently holds rank of lieutenant colonel ... Jay served as company commander during year at USMAPS ... majoring in Leadership.