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FINAL: TULANE 42, ARMY 33

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  • Staff Reporter

Below you can find postgame notes regarding Tulane’s win today.

OVERALL

  • The Green Wave’s win at Army ended the Black Knights’ 15-game home winning streak.
  • Tulane’s win over Army marked it third straight win, which marked the second-consecutive season in which Tulane has won three-consecutive games.
  • The Green Wave moved to 4-1 for just the second time since 1980 and only the sixth time since 1960.
  • Tulane improved to 9-2 in its last 11 games dating back to last season.
  • Tulane’s 4-1 record is the Green Wave’s best start to a season since their undefeated season in 1998.
  • The Green Wave captured their first road win of the season.
  • Tulane improved to 12-9-1 all-time against Army.
  • Team captains for today’s game were QB Justin McMillan, CB Thakarius Keyes, DL De’Andre Williams and OL Christian Montano.
  • Sophomore OL Cameron Jackel carried the New Orleans flag. Redshirt junior K Merek Glover carried the American Athletic Conference Power 6 flag.
  • Senior RB Darius Bradwell carried the No. 18 flag in honor of Devon Walker.
  • With the win, head coach Willie Fritz improved to 213-96-1 all-time.

OFFENSIVE NOTES

  • The Green Wave offensive starters were QB Justin McMillan, RB Darius Bradwell, TE Will Wallace, WR Darnell Mooney, WR Jalen McCleskey, OL Ben Knutson, OL Keyshawn McLeod, OL Corey Dublin, OL Christian Montano and OL Joey Claybrook.
  • Mooney made his 33rd consecutive start, while Dublin made his 30th straight start.
  • Sophomore Amare Jones finished the game with a career-high 249 all-purpose yards.
  • Tulane finished with 525 yards of total offense against Army. The Green Wave have surpassed 400 yards of total offense 21 times since the start of the 2016 season. Tulane owns a 17-4 record in those games.
  • Tulane surpassed 500 yards of total offense for the fourth time this season. Prior to this season, Tulane surpassed 500 yards of total offense just twice since 2016.
  • The Green Wave finished the game with 324 yards rushing. Tulane has now surpassed 250 yards rushing in five of its last six games (337 vs. UL-Lafayette -2018, 350 vs. FIU, 298 vs. Missouri State, 325 vs. Houston and 324 at Army).
  • Senior Corey Dauphine led the team with 75 yards rushing on just nine carries. He also
  • Bradwell collected his first rushing touchdown of the season and the 16th of his career.
  • Redshirt freshman Cam Carroll scored his first career rushing touchdown, as he dashed in from 41 yards out.
  • McMillan improved to 9-2 as a starter. He is 4-2 on the road as a starter.
  • McMillan finished the afternoon by passing for a season-high 201 yards. He also ran and passed for a score. McMillan leads the team with five rushing touchdowns on the year.
  • Mooney extended his consecutive catch streak to 24 games.
  • The Green Wave have now surpassed 100 yards rushing in 45 straight games. Tulane finished the game with 324 yards rushing.

DEFENSIVE NOTES

  • The Green Wave defensive starters were DL Patrick Johnson, LB Malik Lawal, CB Jaylon Monroe, DL De’Andre Williams, DL Cameron Sample, S P.J. Hall, LB Lawrence Graham, FS Chase Kuerschen, S Larry Bryant, NT Davon Wright and CB Thakarius Keyes.
  • The Green Wave limited Army’s rushing attack to just 193 yards. The Black Knights entered the game against Tulane averaging 293.5 yards per game, which ranked fourth nationally.
  • Patrick Johnson closed the night with a pair of tackles for loss and one sack. Johnson now has at least 0.5 sacks in 12 of his last 15 games dating back to last year.
  • Johnson’s sack gave him 13.5 for his career, which ranks 10th all-time.
  • Junior defensive back Chase Kuerschen tallied his third career interception and his first on the year.
  • Senior defensive back P.J. Hall finished the game with a season-high nine tackles to lead the team.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES

  • Redshirt junior kicker Merek Glover was a perfect 6-for-6 in extra points. He is 22-of-22 in extra points this season.
  • Sophomore Amare Jones had four kickoff returns for 80 yards.
  • Sophomore punter Ryan Wright totaled four punts for 133 yards and dropped on punt inside the 20-yard line.

Article sourced from provided press release.

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