Defense breakdown: Oklahoma

Linebacker Kenneth Brinson, Cole Christiansen and James Nachtigal, defensive backs Jaylon McClinton, Max Regan and Elijah Riley and nose tackle Ray Wright played all 40 defensive snaps in Army’s 28-21 overtime loss at Oklahoma.

Nachtigal recorded a sack off a delayed blitz for the second straight week.

Senior cornerback Mike Reynolds took over for starter Javhari Bourdeau in the second quarter and played 28 snaps.

Army held Marquise “Hollywood” Brown, Oklahoma’s leading receiver, without a catch. Brown was targeted twice.

Turnovers created: 1. Interception (Mike Reynolds, third quarter, first of season, second career)

Third-down defense: Oklahoma converted 1-of-3 chances

Defensive penalties: 1. (Personal foul, James Gibson, 15 yards)

Oklahoma 3-and-outs: 0.

Oklahoma starting field position: Oklahoma 28 (7 regulation drives)

Oklahoma plays of 20 yards or more: 5. Receiving (Lee Morris 38 yards, Grant Calcaterra, 33 yards, Myles Tease 20). Rushing (Kyle Murray 33 yards, Trey Sermon, 22 yards)

Here’s a breakdown: (40 defensive snaps as charted off replay):

*LB Kenneth Brinson (40 snaps): 36th career start
*LB Cole Christiansen (40 plays): 3 tackles, 17th career start
*S James Gibson (40 snaps): 1 tackle, 21st career start
*S Jaylon McClinton (40 snaps): 6 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 17th career start
*LB James Nachtigal (40 snaps): 5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss, 14th career start
*S Max Regan (40 snaps): 7 tackles, 8th career start
*CB Elijah Riley (40 snaps): 9 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 20th career start
*NT Ray Wright (40 snaps): 1 tackle, 13th career start
*LB Chandler Ramirez (39 snaps): 1 tackle, 4th  career start
*DE Wunmi Oyetuga (36 snaps): 1 tackle, 15th career start
CB Mike Reynolds (28 snaps): 2 tackles, 1 interception
* CB Javhari Bourdeau (12 snaps): 4th career start
DE Edriece Patterson (6 snaps): 1 tackle
* – starter

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