Army Players of the Week
(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)
(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Posted Sep 19, 2011

The Army Black Knights defeated Northwestern, 21-14, on Saturday. Each week honors an offensive, defensive, and unsung hero of the game. Look inside to see who gets the honors this week

OFFENSE: Raymond Maples

Maples, a sophomore running back from Philadelphia, Pa., rushed for 95 yards on 17 carries. Maples had a 33-yard run during Army's second scoring drive which put the Black Knights up 14-7 early in the third quarter.

DEFENSE: Justin Trimble

Trimble, a sophomore linebacker from Ashburn, Va., finished the game with six tackles and had two key pass breakups.


Combs, a junior linebacker from New Albany, Ind., had three tackles during the game. His sack of Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian late in the fourth quarter helped to secure the victory for the Black Knights.

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