Rover Thomas Holloway, strong safety Shaquille Tolbert and cornerbacks Chris Carnegie and Josh Jenkins were the only Black Knights to play all 63 snaps on defense against Wake Forest.
Free safety Geoff Bacon missed just seven snaps and played with a soft cast on his left hand after being injured in the second quarter.
Senior linebacker Colby Miller saw the first extended action of his career, playing 10 snaps.
Here’s my unofficial breakdown of participation for Army’s defense:
Rover Thomas Holloway 63 snaps (9 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery)
CB Chris Carnegie 63 snaps (4 tackles)
CB Josh Jenkins 63 snaps (1 interception, 2nd straight game with a pick)
SS Shaquille Tolbert 63 snaps (6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss)
FS Geoff Bacon 56 snaps (4 tackles)
ILB Julian Holloway 52 snaps (6 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, forced fumble)
DE Bobby Kough 47 snaps (1 tackle, 1 tackle for loss)
DE Mike Ugenyi 36 snaps (4 tackles, 1 tackle for loss)
Quick Dalton Mendenhall 34 snaps (2 tackles)
LB Jarrett Mackey 31 snaps (4 tackles)
ILB Marcus Poling 31 snaps (4 tackles)
ILB Alex Meier 27 snaps (0 tackles)
S Hayden Pierce 27 snaps (2 tackles)
NT Richard Glover 25 snaps (3 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, safety)
Quick Holt Zalneraitis 19 snaps (2 tackles)
DE T.J. Atimalala 15 snaps (0 tackles)
ILB Colby Miller 10 snaps (0 tackles)
DE Malcolm Hudson 9 snaps (0 tackles)
DE Kyle Maxwell 8 snaps (0 tackles)
S Tyler Dickson 7 snaps (1 tackle)
LB James Kelly 5 snaps (1 tackle)
Players who saw action only on special teams: KR-PR Jalen Noble; LB Chasen Brown (freshman, first college game); CB Marques Avery (starter last year, first game this season); Rover Justin Trimble (1 tackle); CB Lamar Johnson-Harris; S Reggie Nesbit; S Steve Ricciardi; CB Steven Johnson; DE Colin Linkul; G Richard Rainey; P Alex Tardieu (47.8 yard average); K Dan Grochowski (3-3 FG, 3 touchbacks); LS Andrew Ellerson.
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