Offense breakdown: Buffalo

Quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw, lineman Josh Boylan, left tackle Rick Kurz and right tackle Brett Toth played all 73 offensive snaps in Army’s 21-17 win over Buffalo Saturday at Michie Stadium.

Of note, didn’t count punter Nick Schrage’s 15-yard run toward the offensive snaps.

Army had 21 players see action on offense, compared to 41 in its 58-point win over Fordham in the season opener.

The following players were on the field for Schrage’s 15-yard run: Alex Aukerman, Javhari Boudreau (freshman), Scott Flanick, Donavan Lynch, James Nachtigal, Max Regan, Justin Thomas (freshman), Scott Washle, Bayle Wolf, Ray Wright.

After producing seven plays of 20 or more yards in the opener against Fordham, Army’s offense managed just one play of 20 or more – a 52-yard run by Bradshaw on its first drive. All three of Army’s touchdowns were scored on 1-yard runs.

Army ran 25 more plays than Buffalo (41-16) in the second half. Bradshaw took nine snaps from the shotgun.

Wide receiver Cam Harrison made his second straight start and was the only freshman to play an offensive snap.

Coach Jeff Monken said Harrison and senior wide receiver Jermaine Adams received Ranger jerseys for their blocking. Bradshaw, Boylan and fullback Darnell Woolfolk also earned Ranger jerseys for their play and preparation.

Rushing yards by quarter: First quarter – 92 yards; Second quarter – 57; Third quarter – 90; Fourth quarter – 83.

Possessions - 8. Touchdowns – 3. Turnovers- 0. Punts – 3. Three-and-outs – 1. Drives of seven of more plays – 4. Longest drive – 16 plays, 79 yards, 8 minutes, 12 seconds, third/fourth quarters, touchdown (1-yard run, Darnell Woolfolk).

Third-down conversions: 7-for-16. Fourth-down conversions: 3-for-4.

Time of possession: Army 34 minutes, 15 seconds; Buffalo 25 minutes, 45 seconds.


Ahmad Bradshaw, 1 yard, first quarter (3rd of season, 16th career)
Darnell Woolfolk, 1 yard, fourth quarter (2nd of season, 11th career)
Darnell Woolfolk, 1 yard, fourth quarter (3rd of season, 12th career)

20+ yard plays: 1. Ahmad Bradshaw (52 yards, run).

Triple-option distribution:  Fullbacks (Darnell Woolfolk, Calen Holt, Andy Davidson) 26 carries, 99 yards, 2 TD; Quarterback (Ahmad Bradshaw) 25 carries, 147 yards, 1 TD;  Slotbacks (Kell Walker, John Trainor) 11 carries, 65 yards.

Penalties: 3. G Josh Boylan (false start); C Bryce Holland (personal foul); T Rick Kurz (personal foul).

Here’s a breakdown of the snaps (73 plays as charted off DVR, check above for those players who were in the game for Nick Schrage’s fake punt):

*QB Ahmad Bradshaw (73 snaps): 25 carries, 147 yards, TD, 2-for-8 passing, 17 yards, 7th career 100-yard rushing game, 3rd straight 100-yard rushing game, 21th career start
*LG-C Josh Boylan (73 snaps): Played two snaps at center in the first quarter, 4th career start
*LT Rick Kurz (73 snaps): fumble recovery, 19th career start
*C Bryce Holland (73 snaps): 17th career start
*RT Brett Toth (73 snaps): 17th career start
*SB Kell Walker (61 snaps): 8 carries, 61 yards, 5th career start
*SB John Trainor (55 snaps): 3 carries 4 yards, 13th career start
*FB Darnell Woolfolk (51 snaps): 21 carries, 91 yards, 2 touchdowns, 5th career start
RG Mike Houghton (39 snaps)
*WR Jermaine Adams (38 snaps): 1 target, 5th career start
*#WR Cam Harrison (37 snaps): 2nd career start
*RG Jaxson Deaton (34 snaps): 4th career start
SB Jordan Asberry (30 snaps): 1 catch, 18 yards, 1 target
TE Zach Saum (22 snaps)
WR Kjetil Cline (18 snaps): 1 target
WR Glen Coates (18 snaps): 1 target
FB Calen Holt (13 snaps): 3 carries, 5 yards, 1 catch, -1 yard, 1 target
FB Andy Davidson (8 snaps): 2 carries, 3 yards
TE Quinten Parker (8 snaps): Injured ankle in third quarter.
TE Michel Toure (3 snaps)
LG Ethan Palelei (2 snaps)
T Austin Schuffert (1 snap)
FB Connor Slomka (1 snap)

* – starter
# – freshman

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