Head to head: Army vs. Rutgers

Next up for Army is Rutgers. Today ArmySports.com compares different critical team areas of Army and Rutgers and indicates which team has the edge.

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Army rushing offense
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Rutgers rushing defense
 
Army, led by fullback Collin Mooney, piles up 257 yards a game rushing. Mooney's only weakness is his tendecy to fumble. Rutgers allows 140 yards a game on the ground.  
 
Army passing offense
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Rutgers passing defense
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Army is next to last in passing in the football bowl subdivision (FBS). Rutgers passing defense is ranked in the top half on the FBS allowing 195 yards a game. Rutgers is also leads the Big East Conference in tackles for losses averaging over 6 per game.  
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Rutgers rushing offense
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Army rushing defense
 
The Army rushing defense, led by linebacker Stephen Anderson, is solid and allows only 121 yards per game. The Scarlet Knights are 93rd in the nation at running the ball and average only 119 yards per game.  
 
Rutgers passing offense
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Army passing defense
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The Rutgers passing attack, led by senior Mike Teel, struggled earlier in the season but has been on a tear as of late. Last week against South Florida Teel passed for 294 yards, 3 touchdowns and 2 intercepions. Frank Scappaticci of Army has 5 career interceptions and the Black Knights are in the top 40 of the FBS in pass efficiency defense.  
 
Special Teams
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Army kicker Matthew Campbell continues to have a solid season. He has connected on 7 of 9 field goal attempts. Army is ranked in the bottom 20 nationally in kickoff returns, punt returns and net punting. Rutgers' kicker San San Te has made 6 of 9 field goals this season. Rutgers has solid kickoff return, punt return and punting teams.  
 
Coaching
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Stan Brock is 6-16 in his second season at Army. Greg Schiano is 43-51 in his eighth season at Rutgers and hopes to get the Scarlet Knights bowl eligible again.  

Prediction:
Rutgers 28
Army 14


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