Army vs Southern Methodist Recap - Black Knights Win 16-14

Army vs Southern Methodist Recap - Black Knights Win 16-14

Army earned a 16-14 victory over Southern Methodist on Thursday in Armed Forces Bowl action at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

Army won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 50.5.

Trent Steelman completed 2 of 7 pass attempts for 30 yards for the Black Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Zach Line rushed for 103 yards for Southern Methodist, while Matt Szymanski added 18 yards. Kyle Padron threw for 302 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Darius Johnson and Aldrick Robinson had 152 and 76 yards respectively.

Army was outgained by Southern Methodist 413-229 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-16 by the Mustangs.

Army lost the time of possession battle 30:41/29:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.