Army vs Houston Preview

Army looked somewhat improved last week against TCU but the Black Knights desperately need a win. Houston is a team Army beat last season 28-14 and a team the Cadets can beat in 2002 for their first win.

Date/Time: October 19, 2002; 3 PM EST

Site: Houston, TX.; Robertson Stadium (30,757)

. Army (0-6) Houston (2-4)
Enrollment 4,000 30,757
Nickname Black Knights Cougars
Colors Black, Gold and Gray Scarlet and White
Head Coach Todd Berry Dana Dimel
Conference Conference USA Conference USA
Record in 2001 3-8 0-11
Offense set One-Back Multiple One-Back
Defense set 4-4 Multiple; Four man front
Key Players WR Aris Comeaux; QB Reggie Nevels; RB Josh Holden; OL Aaron Burger; DL Clarence Holmes; LB Jason Frazier; DB Maurio Smith WR KeyKowa Bell; OG Rex Hadnot; C Al James; WR Bandon Middleton; RB Joffrey Reynolds; LB Justin Davis; DE Quantaa Jackson; CB Victor Malone; FS Hanik Milligan; DT Rufus Williams

Series record: Series tied, 2-2

Last meeting: 2001; Army 28-14

Houston Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths: Net punting 35.38 yards per put (47th nationally), rushing offense 160 yards per game (54th nationally), rushing defense 143 yards per game (56th nationally)

Weaknesses: Scoring defense 31 points per game (89th nationally), scoring offense 22.50 points per game (88th nationally), turnover margin -1.00 (87th nationally).  


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