November 9, 2012
GBK: LIVE Blog/Chat - Army vs. Rutgers
Army will travel southward and take on No. 23-ranked Rutgers (7-1) who will entertains the Black Knights at noon ET at High Point Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey.
"The Battle of the Knights" (Black Knights vs Scarlet Knights) will pit the nation's rushing offense with 375.4 yards per game to their credit versus the country's 4th best defense against the run.
Each team will bring their own unique flavor to the ball game. Army is coming off of an emotional upset win over Air Force, 41-21, but enter Saturday's contest with a disappointing 2-7 record.
While Rutgers is coming off of a upset loss to Kent State, 35-23 but bring a very impressive 7-1 record to Saturday's contest.
Offensively, both squads have three players that are on the cusp of surpassing 1,000 rushing yards on the season. For Army, there is senior quarterback Trent Steelman and junior slotback Raymond Maples, with 911 and 907 yards on their ledgers respectively. While Rutgers rushing mainstay, Jawan Jamison enters the game with 863 yards.
So, will Rutgers' defense be able to contain Army's offense? While the Black Knights' fans are also hoping for a duplication of the "D's" performance against Air Force to manifest itself against the Scarlet Knights.
Come join other Army fans as the Black Knights look to take on the Scarlet Knights for Northeast bragging rights on Saturday.
Our GoBlackKnights.com LIVE Blog/Chat kicks-off on 11/10 @ 11:45am (EST). Join in during the game and be part of the action.
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