Army First Look: Oklahoma

Army First Look Oklahoma

The Army Black Knights visit Oklahoma on Saturday in Norman, Okla. Here is your first look at the Sooners.

Oklahoma Season so far

Date Opponent Score
Sept. 1 Florida Atlantic W 63-14
Sept. 8 UCLA W 49-21
Sept. 15 at Iowa State W 37-27

Stat Comparison

Oklahoma Stat Army
49.7 Points Scored 26.7
20.7 Points Allowed 23.0
551.3 Total YDS 446.7
329.3 Pass YDS 140.0
222.0 Rush YDS 306.7
384.7 Total YDS Allowed 386.7
268.7 Pass YDS Allowed 275.0
116.0 Rush YDS Allowed 111.7
.576 3rd down conv % .468
0.00 Turnover margin 2.00
5 & Massey Composite 57

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

Oklahoma Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
09/16/18 RB Marcelias Sutton Leg is "?" Saturday vs Army
09/09/18 DT Marquise Overton Appendectomy is out indefinitely
09/09/18 RB Rodney Anderson Knee is out for season
09/02/18 DE Addison Gumbs Knee is out for season
08/05/18 S Chanse Sylvie Achilles is out for season
06/25/18 DL Michael Thompson Knee is out for season

Challenges for Army

This is a working trip for Army. They are there to make money for West Point athletics. The trip would be much more valuable if the Black Knights could come home with a win. That’s an unlikely happening to most college football observers. However, you can bet that the 11 Army football players who are on the field at any time during the game will all believe that victory is coming. Oklahoma always has a top notch quarterback. Last week at Iowa State Kyler Murray threw for a career-high 348 yards three touchdowns. Wide receiver Marquise Brown ranks fifth nationally in receiving yards per game (137.3). The Sooner defense doesn’t boast phenomenal stats but they’ve been good enough to win their first three contests.

Army has nothing to lose on Saturday. No one gives them a chance except themselves. If Oklahoma has problems defending the option this could get interesting.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 7 pm ET and can be seen on FOX PPV.

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