It was the first true road win for Army since 2010 and moved the Black Knights to 1-3 on the season after dropping their first three games by a total of 10 points. Eastern Michigan, which struggled against Army's option, fell to 1-3.
The Black Knights' jumped out to an early 22-3 lead, and that proved to be too much to overcome for the Eagles.
Redshirt sophomore Brogan Roback and senior Darius Jackson led the Eagles offense, while senior Great Ibe and redshirt junior Mike Brown paced the defense.
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Defensively, Ibe totaled a team-best 13 tackles, seven solo and six assisted, highlighted by 1.5 tackles for a loss, two sacks, and one forced fumble. Brown joined Ibe as the only other Eagle to total double-digit tackles, adding 11 -- three solo and eight assisted.
Army's Joe Walker broke loose on a 63-yard TD for the game's opening score. After EMU's Dylan Mulder responded with a 43-yard field goal, Army tallied two touchdowns. Edgar Poe scored the first on a 10-yard pass from Ahmad Bradshaw with 0:13 left in the first quarter Aaron Kemper ripped off a 56-yard run at 11:54 to open second quarter scoring.
Roback's 23-yard toss to Kris Strange completed an eight-play, 75-yard for the Eagles first touchdown, and the two teams then traded TD's before halftime. John Trainer ran in from five yards out and EMU got a 15-yard jaunt from Darius Jackson to make it a 29-17 advantage for Army at the break.
Schurr punched in a one-yard Black Knights TD at 6:47 of the third, but Eastern Michigan rallied for two quick TDs. Roback hit Eddie Daughterty on a 45-yard pass for the first and Jackson scampered 27 yards to make it a 36-30 game.
Three Army touchdowns in the fourth quarter put the game out of reach. Shaq Vann added one more Eastern Michigan score on a two-yard run with one second left in the game.
Eastern Michigan travels to Baton Rouge next week to face No. 8 Louisiana State University.