Line: Wake Forest favored by 7
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Winston-Salem, N.C. - BB&T Field (31,500)
TV: ACC Network (Watch Online)
Announcers: Steve Martin (play-by-play), Dave Archer (color analyst) & Mike Hogewood (sideline)
Announcers: Stan Cotten (play-by-play), Dave Goren (color analyst) & Michael Hoag (sideline)
Weather: Winston-Salem Forecast
Army At A Glance
Location: West Point, New York
Nickname: Black Knights; Cadets
Colors: Black, Gold & Gray
Stadium: Michie Stadium (38,000)
Surface: Field Turf
2011 Record: 3-9
2012 Record: 0-2
Army: The Black Knights are looking for their ﬁrst win of the season after
suffering a 41-40 loss to Northern Illinois last Saturday at Michie Stadium
in West Point, N.Y.
Wake Forest: RB Chris Thompson rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns to lead the ﬁ fth-ranked Seminoles (3-0, 1-0) to a 52-0 ACC win over
visiting Wake Forest. Thompson, who suffered a broken back in last year's game vs. the Demon Deacons and feared at one point
his football career was over, scored on successive runs of 74 and 80 yards in the ﬁ rst half. The Seminoles have outscored their ﬁrst three opponents of the 2012 season by a combined 176-3. DE Kris Redding had a pair of quarterback sacks and a forced fumble for
the Demon Deacons (2-1, 1-1).
Army-Wake Forest Series
Wake Forest holds a 7-4 edge in the all-time series with Army. The Black Knights
dominated the ﬁrst three games in the series, outscoring Wake 141-14 but the Deacs
have won seven of the last eight in the series, including ﬁve-straight. In the teams'
last meeting in 2007, Wake Forest used a Kenny Moore punt return and an Aaron Curry interception return to secure a 21-10 victory.
Top 25 Rankings
Army: AP: NR USA Today: NR
Wake Forest: AP: NR USA Today: NR
Florida State: Rick Ellerson (15-24 at Army; 75-65 Overall)
Wake Forest: Jim Grobe (70-68 at WFU; 103-101-1 Overall)
Army-Wake Forest Notes
ARMY: RB Raymond Maples ran for 165 yards vs. Northern Illinois and was one of three Black Knights to eclipse the 100-yard rushing mark last Saturday. Fullback Larry Dixon picked up 136 yards and three touchdowns and quarterback Trent Steelman battled for 129 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Black Knights.
ARMY: The Black Knights will attempt to put a number of losing streaks to bed on Saturday. Army have lost six straight games overall, nine straight away from West Point, ﬁ ve in a row against Wake Forest and four in
a row on the Demon Deacons' home ﬁeld.
ARMY: Army's offense is coming off a 486-yard, six touchdown rushing performance against Northern Illinois. The Black Knights averaged 5.7 yards per rush and held the ball for 42:33. The effort tied for 14th on the
Academy single-game rushing ledger, and was the Black Knights' best rushing game against a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent since running for 546 yards versus Rutgers on Oct. 12, 1996.
ARMY: The Black Knights' 486 yards against Northern Illinois was the top rushing game in the nation this season. The performance propelled Army into the No. 2 spot on the national rushing list at 384.00 yards per game. The Black Knights led the nation in rushing last season at 346.50 yards per game.
WFU: DE Kris Redding had four tackles, including a pair of quarterback sacks, and forced a fumble against Florida State.
WFU: Josh Harris rushed 15 times for 51 yards against the Seminoles, and Sherman Ragland caught two passes for 48 yards to lead the offense.
WFU: Brandon Chubb led the defense with seven tackles. Kris Redding had four tackles, including two sacks, and forced a fumble that was recovered
by freshman Tylor Harris, who made his ﬁrst career start in place of injured
nose guard Nikita Whitlock.
WFU: For the year, quarterback Tanner Price is 51-of-88 for 604 yards and one touchdown. He is also tied for the team-lead with a pair of rushing touchdowns.
WFU: Despite a tough game last weekend, junior Michael Campanaro is one of the top receivers in the ACC. He's hauled in 24 passes this season for 268
yards and one score.
Team notes courtesy of the ACC, Army & Wake Forest Athletic Communications