Army Football defeated The Citadel, 14-9, on Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium. The defense made its presence known immediately, as Marquel Broughton hauled in his second interception of the season and career just 38 seconds into the game.
The Citadel got on the board first, with a 39-yard field goal as the clock expired on the first quarter. The Black Knights entered the second quarter trailing 3-0, the first time they have been behind at Michie Stadium in 2020.
With 2:57 left in the first half, Jemel Jones got the Black Knights on the board with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Reikan Donaldson and Landon Salyers' extra point made it 7-3, Army.
The Citadel was driving with under a minute left in the game, Cedrick Cunningham hauled in the second interception of the day for the Black Knights at Army's three yard line to thwart the Bulldogs' drive.
A Jemel Jones interception at Army's own 41 yard line gave The Citadel the ball back with 16 seconds left on the clock. A 47-yard field goal attempt by the Bulldogs' Colby Kintner hit the upright and the Black Knights took a 7-3 lead into the half. Read more.