Army Black Knights Preview 2022: Season Prediction, Breakdown, Key Games, Players

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Army Black Knights Preview 2022: Season Prediction, Breakdown, Key Games, Players

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Army Black Knights Preview 2022: Season Prediction, Breakdown, Key Games, Players

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Army Black Knights: Keys To The Season, Top Game, Top Transfer, Fun Stats

Army Black Knights: Key To The 2022 Offense

Make the throws
The running game will be the running game, only better. The line will come together, and all of the parts in the backfield will be great. However, can Tyhier Tyler hit his passes? Army failed to hit half of its throws for two years, but all that changed last season.

Jabari Laws was hardly Aaron Rodgers, but he conceded on 79% of his passes averaging close to 13 yards per throw. There was a drop-off to Christian Anderson – he only hit 49% of his passes – but he made them count. Tyler will run well, and he connected on his one throw each of three games – but he missed on all four against Ball State.

As long as Tyler – or whoever is throwing it – can make that one deep shot per game, all will be fine.

Army Black Knights: Key To The 2022 Defense

Hold up in the red zone
The Army defense will be better, and it did a whole lot of good things last year, but teams scored too easily after going on decent marches.

The Black Knights allowed teams to score 94% of the time in the red zone with 71% of the scores coming on touchdowns. In 2020, the D allowed teams to score just 65% of the time in the red zone and gave up touchdowns less than half of the time.

Army Black Knights: Key Player To The 2022 Season

C Connor Bishop, Sr.
QB Tyhier Tyler has to hold up and be great – he has to be the one who makes it all go – but the line needs its quarterback to be great and lead the way.

Bishop missed a few games early last year and everything was fine, but now he’s the veteran who allows the rest of the parts up front to fill in. As long as he’s great – and healthy – there doesn’t need to be any shuffling.

Army Black Knights: Key Transfer

P Billy Boehlke, Jr.
No, he’s not a transfer – the transfer portal doesn’t mean a whole lot to the Army program – but he might be the most important new starter in the mix as the season goes on.

Former punter Zach Harding averaged over 44 yards per kick last season, was fantastic over the last three years, and turned into enough of a weapon to get a look from the New York Jets. Someone has to step into the voice and be a field-flipper – field position means so much to Army.

Army Key Game To The 2022 Season

at Coastal Carolina, Sept. 3
Of course the showdown with Navy makes the season, but this Army team might – forgive the blasphemy – is good enough to think even bigger than that. There’s a date at Wake Forest, and there’s the opener on the road at Coastal Carolina.

Beat the Chanticleers, and the Black Knights will likely be favored the rest of the way against everyone but the Demon Deacons and possible Air Force.

Army Black Knights: 2021 Fun Stats

– Sacks: Army 30 for 179 yards – Opponents 7 for 50 yards
– 2nd Quarter Scoring: Army 156 – Opponents 67
– Rushing TDs: Army 46 – Opponents 19

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