Offense breakdown: Ohio State

Army crossed midfield on six of its nine possessions but the Black Knights could only manage one touchdown in a 38-7 loss to Ohio State Saturday.

Junior left tackle Rick Kurz played a team-high 63 snaps. Kurz left the game in the third quarter with a shoulder injury and returned to play the rest of the game.

Twenty-nine players saw action on offense.

Freshman Fred Cooper played the most snaps (43) among slotbacks.

Army operated out of the shotgun three times, throwing two incompletions on both passing attempts. The Black Knights ran out of empty backfield six times. Sophomore slotback Kell Walker was targeted on four of eight passing attempts.

Rushing yards by quarter: First quarter – 67 yards; Second quarter – 79; Third quarter – 92; Fourth quarter – 21.

Possessions – 9. Touchdowns – 1. Turnovers- 1 (Fumble, Calen Holt, third quarter). Punts – 4. Three-and-outs – 2. Drives of seven of more plays – 4. Longest drive – 18 plays, 99 yards, 9 minutes, 37 seconds, first/second quarters, touchdown (3-yard run, Darnell Woolfolk).

Third-down conversions: 4-of-15. Fourth-down conversions: 3-for-4.

Time of possession: Army 36 minutes, 57 seconds; Ohio State 23 minutes, 3 seconds.

Average starting field position: Army 24

Touchdowns
Rushing

Darnell Woolfolk, 3 yards, second quarter (4th of season, 13th career)

20+ yard plays: 2. Andy Davidson (37 yards, run); Kell Walker (25 yards, run).

Triple-option distribution:  Fullbacks (Darnell Woolfolk, Calen Holt, Andy Davidson) 27 carries, 156 yards, 1 TD; Quarterback (Ahmad Bradshaw, Luke Langdon) 22 carries, 55 yards;  Slotbacks (Kell Walker, John Trainor, Jordan Asberry, Fred Cooper) 9 carries, 48 yards.

Penalties: 2. G Jaxson Deaton (holding); FB Connor Slomka (holding).

Here’s a breakdown of the snaps (66 plays as charted off DVR):

*LT Rick Kurz (63 snaps): 20th career start
*LG Josh Boylan (62 snaps): 5th career start
*C Bryce Holland (62 snaps): 18th career start
*RT Brett Toth (62 snaps): 18th career start
*QB Ahmad Bradshaw (61 snaps): 19 carries, 50 yards, 2-for-7 passing, 19 yards, 22nd career start
# SB Fred Cooper (43 snaps): 1 carry, 1 yard
RG Jaxson Deaton (42 snaps)
SB Jordan Asberry (37 snaps): 1 carry, 5 yards
TE Zach Saum (36 snaps): 1 catch (first career, 1 target), 9 yards
*WR Jermaine Adams (35 snaps): 6th career start
* WR Jeff Ejekam (30 snaps): 1 target, 7th career start
*SB Kell Walker (30 snaps): 5 carries, 37 yards, 1 catch (4 targets), 10 yards, 6th career start
*FB Darnell Woolfolk (28 snaps): 15 carries, 74 yards, TD, 6th career start
*RG Mike Houghton (24 snaps): 20th career start
*SB John Trainor (24 snaps): 2 carries, 5 yards, 1 target, 14th career start
FB Andy Davidson (16 snaps): 7 carries, 54 yards
FB Calen Holt (14 snaps): 5 carries, 28 yards, 1 target
#WR Cam Harrison (13 snaps)
WR Kjetil Cline (10 snaps)
T Austin Schuffert (7 snaps)
# SB Artice Hobbs (4 snaps)
QB Luke Langdon (4 snaps)
LG Ethan Palelei (4 snaps)
# C Peyton Reeder (4 snaps)
#WR Kevin Waites (3 snaps)
WR Glen Coates (2 snaps)
FB Connor Slomka (2 snaps)
QB Kelvin Hopkins (1 snap): 0-for-1 passing
TE Michel Toure (1 snap)
* – starter
# – freshman

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