Gameday: Army vs. Rhode Island

The Army Black Knights host Division I-AA opponent Rhode Island Saturday at Michie Stadium. The Cadets hope to get their first victory of the 2007 season. Here is everything you need to know about the game.


Army

VS.


Rhode Island

SiteMichie Stadium (40,000), West Point, N.Y.
Date/TimeSeptember 8, 2007, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
TelevisionESPN Classic
Radio
New York, N.Y. 1050 WEPN; Baltimore, Md. WWLG, 1370-AM; Boston, Mass. WTTT, 1150-AM; Philadelphia, Pa. DAS, 1480-AM; Binghamton, N.Y. WINR, 680-AM; Schenechtedy-Albany, N.Y. WVKZ, 1240-AM; Worcester, Mass. WNEB, 1230-AM; Woonsocket, R.I. WNRI, 1380-AM; Beacon, N.Y. WBNR, 1260-AM; Peekskill, N.Y. WLNA, 1420-AM; Watertown, N.Y. WNER, 1410-AM.
Internet LINK
Sirius Radio Channel 130
SCHOOL/ TEAM FACTS
.Rhode IslandArmy
NicknameRamsBlack Knights
ColorsKeaney Blue, Dark Blue and WhiteBlack and Gold
Enrollment14,5464,000
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Independent
Head CoachTim StowersStan Brock
Coach's career record81-73 (30-40 at Rhode Island)0-1 (0-1 at Army)
Record0-10-1
Series Information
Series RecordFirst meeting
First MeetingFirst meeting
Last MeetingFirst meeting
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Rhode Island
Sep. 1 Fordham, L 27-23
Sep. 8 at Army
Sep. 15 at Delaware
Sep. 22 Hofstra
Sep. 29 at Brown
Oct. 13 James Madison
Oct. 20 at Richmond
Oct. 27 at New Hampshire
Nov. 3 Massachusetts
Nov. 10 at Maine
Nov. 17 Northeastern
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Army
Sep. 1 at Akron, L 22-14
Sep. 8 Rhode Island
Sep. 15 at Wake Forest
Sep. 22 at Boston College
Sep. 29 Temple
Oct. 6 Tulane
Oct. 13 at Central Michigan
Oct. 20 at Georgia Tech
Nov. 3 at Air Force
Nov. 9 Rutgers
Nov. 17 Tulsa
Dec. 1 Navy
PROJECTED Rhode Island STARTERS
OFFENSE

LT 57 Mark Stolte (6-3, 255 Sr.)
LG 60 Antal Keszthelyi (6-3, 285 Jr.)
C 71 Steve Moll (6-2, 260 Sr.)
RG 79 Robert Crudup (6-2, 305 Jr.)
RT 59 Damien Gresko (6-3, 250 Sr.)
RB 28 Jimmy Hughes (5-10, 195 Jr.)
RB 37 Joe Casey (5-10, 210 Jr.)
RB 8 Jerell Jones (5-8, 180 Sr.)
QB 10 Derek Cassidy (6-2, 190 Jr.)
WR 81 Tolbert Evans (6-2, 195 So.)
WR 13 Shawn Leonard (6-1, 200 So.)
TE 88 Akil Chester (6-3, 240 Fr.)
PK 17 Bryan Giannecchini (5-11, 200 Sr.)
DEFENSE

LE 52 Mike Lane (6-3, 280 So.)
DT 58 Nick Levy (6-1, 275 Sr.)
DT 53 Marc Toni (6-2, 265 Jr.)
RE 94 Dana Hart (6-3, 245 Jr.)
LB 50 Jeff Ball (6-0, 235 Jr.)
LB 45 Steven Weedon (6-2, 240 Jr.)
LB 5 L.T. Brantley (6-1, 220 Sr.)
CB 26 Raji El-Amin (5-11, 185 Sr.)
FR 41 Rob Damon (6-0, 190 So.)
SS 24 Adrian Owen (6-3, 205 Sr.)
CB 6 Ki'Ameer Johnson (6-1, 195 Sr.)
P 17 Bryan Giannecchini (5-11, 200 Sr.)

Rhode Island Roster

PROJECTED ARMY STARTERS
OFFENSE

TE 80 Justin Larson (6-5, 228 Sr.)
LT 75 Ray Zelenak (6-2, 256 Sr.)
LG 79 Brandon Cox (6-3, 297 Jr.)
C 64 Trey Miranne (6-0, 273 Sr.)
RG 74 Connor Wicklund (6-3, 284 Sr.)
RT 76 Mike Lemming (6-3, 281 Jr.)
QB 7 David Pevoto (6-4, 213 Sr.)
FB 33 Mike Viti (5-10, 242 Sr.)
RB 23 Wesley McMahand (5-5, 177 Jr.)
WR 15 Damion Hunter (5-10, 166 So.)
WR 05 Jeremy Trimble (6-0, 219 Sr.)
PK 04 Adam DeMarco (5-9, 182 Jr.)

DEFENSE

DE 95 Brandon Thompson (6-3, 261 Sr.)
DT 99 Ted Bentler (6-3, 251 So.)
OR
DT 98 John Wright (6-1, 259 Sr.)
DT 66 Tony Fusco (6-1, 303 Sr.)
DE 92 Victor Ugenyi (6-3, 262 So.)
LB 45 Charlie Rockwood (6-3, 228 Sr.)
LB 44 Brian Chmura (6-0, 224 Sr.)
LB 46 Frank Scappaticci (6-1, 222 Jr.)
CB 36 John Laird (5-10, 185 Sr.)
SS 13 Caleb Campbell (6-2, 224 Sr.)
FS 19 Jordan Murray (6-1, 204 Sr.)
CB 25 Kevin Opoku (5-11, 183 Sr.)
P 01 Owen Tolson (6-2, 201 Sr.)

Army Roster

STATISTICAL COMPARISON
CategoryRhode IslandArmy
Scoring
Offense
23.014.0
Scoring
Defense
27.0 22.0
Total
Offense
422.0 242.0
Rushing
Offense
319.0 58.0
Passing
Offense
103.0 184.0
Total
Defense
417.0287.0
Rushing
Defense
209.0133.0
Passing
Defense
208.0154.0
ARMYSPORTS.COM PREDICTION
Army 24
Rhode Island 13

RELATED LINKS
Michie Stadium information
Official Rhode Island Site
Scout.com Rhode Island Site
Official Army Site
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