Army offensive line starter Justin Gilbert to miss season

Thursday August 14th, 2014

Justin Gilbert, a projected starter on Army's offensive line, will miss the upcoming season after suffering a knee injury last week.

“He's a starter,” Army coach Jeff Monken said, according to the Times Herald-Record. “If he's not our best offensive lineman, he's certainly one of the best.”

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The 6-foot-7, 271-pound Gilbert started all 12 games last season as Army finished third in the country in rushing yards per game (309.8). Army went 3-9 and lost to Navy for the 12th consecutive year. 

The Black Knights open the season Sept. 6 against Buffalo.

- Chris Johnson

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