College Football Preview: Army vs. The Citadel

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Army meets The Citadel on Saturday at Michie Stadium. AcademyWars.com previews the game and predicts the final score of this contest.

Team Schedules/Results

Army

Date Opp. Result
09/05/20 Middle Tenn. St. W 42-0
09/12/20 La.-Monroe W 37-7
09/26/20 @ Cincinnati L 10-24
10/03/20 Abilene Christian W 55-23
10/10/20 Citadel
10/17/20 @ UTSA
10/24/20 Mercer
11/07/20 Air Force
11/14/20 @ Tulane
11/21/20 Ga. Southern
12/12/20 Navy (Philadelphia)

The Citadel

Date Opp. Result
09/12/20 @ South Florida L 6-27
09/19/20 @ Clemson L 0-49
09/26/20 Eastern Kentucky L 14-37
10/10/20 Army West Point

ESPN FPI

Army: 67

The Citadel: NR (FCS)

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Army The Citadel
Points 36.0 6.7
Points Allowed 13.5 37.7
Total YDS 401.2 276.3
Pass YDS 50.8 65.3
Rush YDS 350.5 211.0
Total YDS Allowed 275.8 412.3
Rush YDS Allowed 66.8 206.0
Pass YDS Allowed 209.0 206.3
3rd Down Conv. 50% 39%
3rd Down Conv. DEF 33% 50%
Turnover Margin +1.7 -2.00

Players to Watch

Army

QB Christian Anderson, SB Artice Hobbs, WR Isaiah Alston, OL Peyton Reeder, DB Javhari Bourdeau, LB Jon Rhattigan.

The Citadel

QB Brandon Rainey, RB Keefe White, WR Ryan McCarthy, C Haden Hess, LB Willie Eubanks III, DL Dalton Owens.

Injuries

Army

 
Christian Anderson QB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
Henry Janeway LB Ques Sat – Undisclosed

The Citadel

None reported.

Source: boydsbets.com

Comments

The Citadel always plays Army very hard but this Bulldogs team is limited in talent because a great number of players have opted out of playing in 2020. They did give South Florida some problems. Army should coast to an easy victory and then thank the Citadel players for playing them.

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