Navy Midshipmen versus Army Black Knights
College Football Fantasy Picks 12-12-2015
The tradition continues from one of the oldest rivalries from college football as the Navy Midshipmen will meet the Army Black Knights. DFS draft GMs can tune to CBS TV on Saturday December 12th to follow the results of their one day fantasy league picks.
Navy has defeated Army in 13 straight seasons. Last year was a low scoring game with Navy posting the 17-10 victory. The yardage levels were low with Navy gaining 282 yards with Army coming in with 235 yards. Not a whole lot of passing yardage with Keenan Reynolds from Navy passing for 77 yards and a touchdown with the Army quarterbacks generating 33 yards passing. Reynolds for Navy was able to rush for 100 yards and a touchdown.
It has been a very good year for the Navy as the team is headed to a bowl game with a record of 9-2. Their two losses all came on the road against good competition with a 41-24 defeat at Notre Dame and in their past game they lose 52-31 to the Houston Cougars on November 27th. Some noteworthy wins for the Midshipmen came on the road to Memphis by the score of 45-20 as well as a home victory to Air Force 33-11.
Unfortunately for Army it is another down year on the gridiron. The team is a disappointing 2-9 entering play. They lost to Rutgers 31-21 at home in their last game way back on November 21st by the score of 31-21. The Black Knights have a four game losing streak. The wins for Army came at home to Bucknell by the score of 21-14 and there was a road 58-36 victory at Eastern Michigan early in the year. They traveled to Penn St on October 3rd and were competitive in a 20-14 road defeat. Army has a common opponent in the Air Force where they dropped a 20-3 decision on the road. Army has put up poor offensive yards. The team is 111th in the nation in total offense as they gain 337 yards per game. They score 22.5 points a game which is 106th in all of college football.
Army Black Knights QB:
Due to injuries at the quarterback position the freshman signal caller was called into action on November 21st in their game with Rutgers. Carter hit on 4 of 6 throws that day for 140 yards with a touchdown and pick. He led the Black Knights against the Scarlet Knights with 20 carries for 111 yards and a touchdown.
Army Black Knights RB:
Kemper leads the running backs at Army with 513 yards rushing on 95 carries with three touchdowns. Against Rutgers he rushed for 59 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries. He had a nice performance at Rice back on October 24th where he ran for 129 yards and a touchdown plus averaging 9.2 yards per carry in that game.
Army Black Knights WR:
The junior wide receiver leads the Black Knights with 11 catches for 320 yards with five touchdowns. He has made big plays in the passing game with 29.1 yards per carry average. In the game against Rutgers, Poe had two grabs for 95 yards and a touchdown.
Navy Midshipmen QB:
Reynolds has completed 54.8% of his throws for 964 yards with six touchdowns and a pick. He leads the team on the ground with 1093 yards on 220 carries and 19 touchdowns. The senior quarterback is averaging 5.0 yards per carry on his runs. In the loss to Houston Reynolds threw for 312 yards with a touchdown and pick. He rushed 19 times for 84 yards and a touchdown.
Navy Midshipmen RB:
The senior running back has rushed for 847 yards on 169 carries on the campaign with ten touchdowns. He has seen significant action in his past three years with the school. He had a notable performance on November 7th at Memphis where he rushed for 108 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns. He got into the end zone twice at Houston in their past game.
Navy Midshipmen WR:
Tillman has caught 22 passes for 468 yards with four touchdowns. He had a good performance at Houston with five catches for 162 yards and a touchdown.
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QB: Keenan Reynolds (Navy)
RB: Chris Swain (Navy)
WR: Jamir Tillman (Navy)