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Army tries again for the first Black Knight win of the season when it faces Air Force and its explosive rushing attack. Air Force is a heavy favorite but has been fading lately after 3 straight losses. Despite no wins, Army has shown improvement of late and has high hopes to upset the Falcons.

Date/Time: November 9, 2002; 3 PM EST

Site: West Point, N.Y.; Michie Stadium (39,929)

.Army (0-8)Air Force (6-3)
Enrollment4,0004,000
Nickname Black KnightsFalcons
ColorsBlack, Gold and GrayBlue and Silver
Head CoachTodd Berry Fisher DeBerry
ConferenceConference USAMountain West
Record in 20013-86-6
Offense setOne-Back MultipleMultiple Option
Defense set4-4Multiple
Key Players WR Aris Comeaux; QB Reggie Nevels; RB Josh Holden; OL Aaron Burger; DL Clarence Holmes; LB Jason Frazier; DB Maurio SmithHB Don Clark; OG Brett Huyser; HB Leotis Palmer; LB Monty Coleman, WC Wes Crawley; FS Larry Duncan; SC Paul Mayo; OLB Matt McCraney; FS Jeff Overstreet; LB Anthony Schlegel

Series record: Air Force leads 23-12-1

Last meeting: 2001; Air Force 34-24

Army-Air Force Stats Comparision

Air Force Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths: Rushing offense 290 yards per game (2nd nationally), Scoring offense 33 points per game (25th nationally), Scoring defense 20 points per game (29th nationally), Turnover Margin 1.11 margin, (13th nationally)

Weaknesses: Passing offense 78 yards per game (116th nationally).

LINKS:

Official Army Football Site
Official Air Force Site
AFAFalcons.com

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