The Army defense was a bright spot in 2007 but saw several key players depart after the season. Last week we looked at the Army offenses experience/talent level. This week we check out the Black Knight defense.
Wright -Wright started the first 8 games of the 2006 season. Played in 10
games, garnering 27 tackles. OR Ted Bentler-Iowa transfer who
could end up as starter at either tackle position. Sat out last season but
looked promising in spring drills.
Fusco -Fusco started all but one game in 2006.
Ugenyi -Ugenyi started the Tulane game. Saw action in 6 games.
Murray -Murray had 4 scattered starts last season and saw action in a total
of 6 games. He tallied 44 tackles in those games. ORDennis
Cooper -Cooper had no starts but saw action in 10 games. Had 38 tackles.
Opoku -Opoku is one of the Cadet's most experienced defensive backfield
players after Campbell.
Defensive unit average position rating:
Army's John Wright, lower left, reaches for a fumble by Virginia Military Institute's Sean Mizzer
(AP Photo/Jim McKnight)