Oct 6, 2012; West Point, NY, USA; Army Black Knights quarterback Kelvin White (16), Lyle Beloney (15), Joe Drummond (54), Reggie Nesbit (25), Stephen Riciardi (7) and CJ Shelley (51) celebrate after Army beat Boston College at Michie Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-US PRESSWIRE
Takes on the Army game from Boston College players and coaches.
-- Frank Spaziani on the outcome of the game: "Once again, it's a matter of execution. It was a combination of them executing, us not executing when we had some time to execute, and then just not making enough plays. You still have to make some plays. We're going to have to look ourselves in the mirror and figure out where to go. There's no place to go but up. We need to work through it."
-- Spaz says the Army triple option offense didn't do anything they weren't prepared for. "It's not like they didn't do anything we weren't ready for, we just didn't execute on plays. It was a combination of them executing and us not executing when we had some time to execute."
-- Linebacker Nick Clancy on BC's lack of execution on defense: "There is no excuse on our part on why we didn't execute. We knew what we had to do and we didn't do our job well. We knew what our assignments were on defense, but we just didn't execute. We are going to take a look at it tomorrow and see exactly what the problems were and get them corrected next week."
-- Quarterback Chase Rettig on what the team could have done better to pull out the victory: "We could have scored more points, and that's all you can really say. You can never score enough points. We'll recuperate and we'll get ready for Florida State next week. It could be better. But could-be and should-be are out of the program after the first game."
-- Rettig on a season-high five sacks given up to the Army defensive front: "They got us off the field with it. Sometimes it was from the outside and sometimes it was up the middle, and the crowd did a good job on third downs. We went to a silent count and maybe they were timing that, I'm not sure."
-- Running back Andre Williams on his performance (191 yards, 2 TDs): "It felt real good to get the running game going, because in previous games we just hadn't been able to run the ball effectively in key situations. This time, we definitely established ourselves as a running offense and that's something positive to build off."
-- Spaz on Abdesmad and Sylvia's big fourth down stuff: "We told them the game wasn't over then."