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Army combines old-school offense, 21st century analytics


I really like what this article says about 4th down decision making and what this offense forces the opposition to do while they are on offense.

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Every possession is precious for Army.

Every play the Black Knights run is a well-choreographed, hidden-ball trick, designed to flummox and punish opponents who are almost always bigger, faster and stronger. But it’s not just defending Army’s triple-option that makes the Cadets so hard to handle.

The flex-bone offense has been a problem for defenses for years, whether it was being run by Georgia Southern or Georgia Tech, Army or Navy. Embedded into the attack is a strict adherence to one of football’s simplest truths: Your opponent cannot score without the ball.

In 2016, two years into Jeff Monken’s rebuild at Army, the coach added 21st century thinking to his old-school offense, using advanced analytics to guide his in-game decision making. When Army’s strategy is properly executed, the Black Knights are a model of efficiency.

“That’s what I love about how we do things,” said offensive coordinator Brent Davis, who has been working with Monken for 15 years. “If we follow our plan it doesn’t matter if we play Green Bay or the Pittsburgh Steelers or whoever. Tampa Bay with Ryan Fitzpatrick. We’ve got a plan that’s infallible.”

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