Eight of Army’s 11 defensive starters players took all 44 snaps in 14-7 win over Rice.
Linebackers Cole Christiansen, Jeremiah Lowery, Arik Smith and Amadeo West and secondary Javhari Bourdeau, Cameron Jones, Jaylon McClinton and Elijah Riley didn’t leave the field.
Riley, a senior cornerback, made his 30th career start. Christiansen started his 27th straight game. Senior defensive lineman Jacob Covington, senior nose tackle Rod Stoddard, sophomore defensive end Kwabena Bonsu, Lowery and Smith debuted in the starting lineup.
Turnovers created: 0
Third-down defense: Rice converted on 3-of-11 attempts
Penalties: 1 (Pass interference, Javhari Bourdeau)
Rice 3-and-outs: 2
Rice starting field position: Rice 36
Rice plays of 20 yards or more: 2 (Nahshon Ellerbee 54, run, TD; Austin Trammel, 38 yards, pass)
Here’s a player breakdown of the 44 snaps (based off DVR)
*CB Javhari Boudreau (44 snaps): 2 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, 1 pass breakup, 9th career start
*LB Cole Christiansen (44 snaps): 7 tackles, 27 career start, 27th straight start
*S Cam Jones (44 snaps): 6 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, 11th career start
*LB Jeremiah Lowery (44 snaps): 3 tackles, 1st career start
*S Jaylon McClinton (44 snaps): 5 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 26th career start
*CB Elijah Riley (44 snaps): 4 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 pass breakup, 30th career start
*LB Arik Smith (44 snaps): 6 tackles, 1st career start
*LB Amadeo West (44 snaps): 2 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, 2nd career start
DL Jacob Covington (40 snaps): 5 tackles, 1st career start
DL Kwabena Bonsu (40 snaps): 4 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, 1st career start
NT Rod Stoddard (30 snaps): 1st career start
CB Malkelm Morrison (14 snaps)
DE Nolan Cockrill (4 snaps)
DE Jake Ellington (4 snaps)