“It was good for me to be able to have that experience and understand that if you want to be a part of Division 1 college athletics, you have to be dedicated. They do everything you ask them to do, you ask them to run through a brick wall and they get it done for you.”
Army is giving up 38.8 points per game (110th in the nation) and 474.8 total yards per game (107th), with 242.5 coming on the ground (115th).
To a BC team that’s lost three of its first four games, struggling to run and stop the run, turning the ball over at crucial times and giving up more big plays than it has made, those numbers don’t matter.
“Look at our win-loss record,” said Eagles safety Sean Sylvia. “I have a bad taste in my mouth from our win-loss record. We’re only one win away from them and it was against an FCS team. I have the utmost respect for them. The 0-4 record definitely doesn’t speak anything of the respect level I have for them.
“They’re going to be prepared. They’re going to know what weaknesses we’re going to have and they’re going to attack them. They’re going to be a very good operation.”
Julian Benbow can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.