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Offense breakdown: Georgia State

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Offensive lineman Connor Bishop, Jackson Filipowicz and Connor Finucane played a team-high 76 snaps in a 31-14 loss to Georgia State.

Aidan Gaines, another member of the offensive line, saw the first extensive action of his career, playing 48 snaps at right guard. He took all 42 snaps in the second half at the position.

“He, at one time, was a starter then he got he got injured,” Army offensive coordinator Brent Davis said. “It was really a competition that was ongoing in fall camp and he wasn’t able to finish in the competition. He’s just getting back to where he’s getting closer to 100 percent. He just needs game reps honestly. We feel he’s a fluid athlete, can bend and do things that we need him to do but need him to do that on a consistent basis and the way you get confidence to do that is by doing it against good people in a game.”

Left tackle Simon Dellinger returned to the starting lineup for the first time since Army’s season opener at Coastal Carolina and played 71 snaps.

Tyhier Tyler’s six rushing touchdowns are third in the country among quarterbacks. Tyler only trails Louisville’s Malik Cunningham and Kansas State’s Adrian Martinez, who each have nine.

Sophomore fullback Markel Johnson made his season debut on offense and rushed three times for 18 yards on five plays.

Charted 76 plays on offense. Players, who were on the field for the fake punt are listed separately at the bottom.

Here’s a breakdown of Army’s 77 offensive snaps (from DVR, * – starter):

*C Connor Bishop (76 snaps): 23rd career start
*LG Jackson Filipowicz (76 snaps): 4th career start
*RT Connor Finucane (76 snaps): 18th career start
*LT Simon Dellinger (71 snaps): 2nd career start
*SB Tyrell Robinson (60 snaps): 9 carries, 33 yards, 1 catch, 11 yards, 22nd career start
*SB Ay’Jaun Marshall (49 snaps): 1 carry, 15 yards, 2nd career start
RG Aidan Gaines (48 snaps)
TE Josh Lingenfelter (48 snaps)
*WR Cole Caterbone (46 snaps): 13th career start
*QB Tyhier Tyler (45 snaps): 19 carries, 110 yards, 2 TD (17th and 18th career), 0-for-1 passing, 12th career start
FB Hayden Reed (38 snaps): 8 carries, 28 yards
*WR Isaiah Alston (35 snaps): 5th career start
QB Cade Ballard (31 snaps): 10 carries, 65 yards, 1-for-7 passing, 11 yards, 1 interception
WR Veshe Daniyan (25 snaps)
*RG Sam Barczak (21 snaps): 2nd career start
FB Jakobi Buchanan (20 snaps): 12 carries, 56 yards
SB Braheam Murphy (18 snaps)
SB Miles Stewart (16 snaps)
*FB Tyson Riley (13 snaps): 6 carries, 24 yards, 2nd career start
SB Maurice Bellan (8 snaps)
RG Will Jeffcoat (7 snaps)
LT David Hayward (5 snaps)
FB Markel Johnson (5 snaps): 3 carries, 18 yards
TE Blane Cleaver (1 snap)

Players who were in for fake-punt play: Ay’Jaun Marshall, Leo Lowin, Jimmy Ciarlo, Fabrice Voyne, Ryan Aguilar, Cole Mabry, Bo Nicolas-Paul, Blane Cleaver, Kalvyn Crummie, Austin Hill, Billy Boehlke

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