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An Opportunity Passes by Army

Tashard Choice (AP Photo/Gregory Smith)

Army's dreams of upsetting an ACC team vanished in the third quarter of Saturday's game at Georgia Tech. But before the Rambling Wreck pulled away, it was a second-quarter play that hurt the Black Knights more than anything else. On one ill-fated red zone snap, Army's hopes of victory quite literally faded.

Everything was proceeding according to plan for Stan Brock's ballclub in the middle stages of the second quarter on a sparkling Saturday afternoon in Atlanta. After allowing an alarming number of downfield passes to a mediocre Tech offense, the Brave Old Army Team buckled down and crept within a field goal of the Yellow Jackets. Trailing 10-7, the Black Knights moved inside Tech's 10-yard line... Recommended Stories