College Football First Look: Army vs. Lafayette

Army-Lafayette

Lafayette visits Army on Saturday at Michie Stadium. Here is a first look at the Lafayette-Army matchup.

Lafayette Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sep. 1 at Sacred Heart L 35-6
Sep. 8 at Delaware L 37-0
Sep. 15 Monmouth L 24-20
Sep. 22 at Colgate L 45-0
Sep. 29 Central Conn. State W 31-24
Oct. 13 Georgetown L 13-6
Oct. 20 at Bucknell W 29-27
Oct. 27 at Fordham W 21-13
Nov. 3 Holy Cross L 40-14

Army Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Aug. 31 at Duke L 34-14
Sept. 8 Liberty W 38-14
Sept. 15 Hawaii W 28-21
Sept. 22 at Oklahoma L 28-21 (OT)
Sept. 29 at Buffalo W 42-13
Oct. 13 at San José State [Santa Clara] W 52-3
Oct. 20 Miami (Ohio) W 31-30 (OT)
Oct. 27 at Eastern Michigan W 37-22
Nov. 3 Air Force W 17-14

Stat Comparison

Lafayette Stat Army
14.1 Points Scored 31.1
28.7 Points Allowed 19.9
271.8 Total YDS 392.7
182.3 Pass YDS 86.1
89.4 Rush YDS 306.6
346.7 Total YDS Allowed 322.7
208.2 Pass YDS Allowed 222.7
138.4 Rush YDS Allowed 100.0
.320 3rd down conv % .530
-1.12 Turnover margin 0.67
NR & Massey Composite 31

& The Massey Composite Ratings are compiled from 98 different college football ratings and rankings.

Lafayette Injuries and Suspensions

None reported.

Army Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
10/17/18 RB Fred Cooper Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely

Source: DonBest.com

Challenges for Army

Army’s challenge is to take care of business of come out with a win on Saturday. Don’t show up sleep walking. While we worry about sleep walking, the Leopards will be bouncing off the walls for Army. A dangerous combination. This the first of two FCS opponents Army will face this season. The Black Knights need to do two other things in addition to winning, avoid injuries and develop young players for the future.

Saturday’s game kicks off at Noon ET and can be seen on the CBS Sports Network.

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