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Defense breakdown: Bucknell

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Andre Carter’s play continues to impress Army defensive coordinator Nate Woody.

Whether it was an interception or a sack in first half of a 63-10 win over Bucknell, Carter continues to perform at a high level.

Carter joined Josh McNary as the only players in Army history to reach double-digit sack on Bucknell’s second drive. Carter’s 10.5 sacks are tied for fifth in the nation. Alabama’s Will Anderson leads the nation with 12.5 sacks but he’s played one more game than Carter.

“He’s done some good stuff,” Woody said during his weekly press conference. “Getting pressure on the quarterback is a big deal. It allows you to bring four (pass rushers), sometimes three. You don’t have to blitz or put that much stress on your secondary.”

Freshmen defensive linemen Kyle Lewis made his college debuts. Safety Deante Bernard, linebacker Cole Mabry and linebacker Jonzell Prudhomme saw their first defensive action of the season.

Turnovers created: 2 (Interception, Andre Carter; Malkelm Morrison forced fumble, Cam Jones fumble recovery)

Third-down defense: Army held Bucknell to 4-of-12 on third down

Bucknell 3-and-outs: 4

Bucknell starting field position: Bucknell 31.

Here’s a breakdown of the 52 snaps (as charted off DVR):

*S Marquel Broughton (33 snaps): 3 tackles
*LB Andre Carter (33 snaps): 3 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss, 1 interception
*S Cedrick Cunningham (33 snaps): 2 tackles
*LB Arik Smith (33 snaps): 3 tackles
*LB Leo Lowin (30 snaps): 2 tackles
*Apache Malkelm Morrison (29 snaps): 4 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss
CB Isaiah Morris (25 snaps): 2 tackles, 1 pass breakup
*NT Nolan Cockrill (20 snaps): 1 tackle
NT Darius Richardson (20 snaps): 1 tackle
DE Nate Smith (20 snaps): 1 quarterback hurry
*CB Jabari Moore (20 snaps): 3 tackles, 2 pass breakups
*DE Chris Frey (19 snaps): 1 tackle
LB Jaylen Jacobs (19 snaps): 1 tackle
LB Peyton Hampton (18 snaps): 2 tackles
*CB Cam Jones (17 snaps): 1 tackle, 1 fumble recovery
S Max DiDomenico (16 snaps): 2 tackles, 1 pass breakup
CB Julian McDuffie (16 snaps)
Apache Jimmy Ciarlo (15 snaps): 1 tackle
S Quindrelin Hammonds (15 snaps): 1 tackle
CB Bo Nicolas-Paul (15 snaps)
*DE Kwabena Bonsu (12 snaps)
DE Kyle Lewis (12 snaps): 1 tackle, defensive debut
DE Ryan Duran (11 snaps): 1 tackle
DE Austin Hill (11 snaps)
LB Hamilton Baker (9 snaps): 1 tackle
LB Kemonte Yow (9 snaps): 4 tackles
DE Andre Miller (7 snaps): 1 tackle
S Deante Bernard (6 snaps): 1 tackle, defensive season debut
NT Nikai Butler (6 snaps)
LB Cole Mabry (6 snaps): 1 tackle, 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss, 1 pass breakup, Defensive season debut
CB Daelen Smith (6 snaps): Defensive season debut
LB Fabrice Voyne (6 snaps): 2 tackles, 1 tackle for loss
S D’Andre Tobias (5 snaps): 2 tackles
CB Tavores Pearson (4 snaps)
NT Tyler Komorowski (3 snaps): 1 tackle
LB Jonzell Prudhomme (3 snaps): Defensive season debut

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