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Army-Navy game: Television schedule and 4 more things to know

Traditions: Diving into the Army-Navy Game

Army and Navy will meet for the 116th time in their storied history today at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here’s 5 things to know about this classic rivalry:

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Navy (9-2) is ranked 21st in the nation and is led by quarterback Keenan Reynolds, the Midshipmen’s all-time leading rusher with 4,279 yards. He has 1,093 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns this season. Army running back Aaron Kemper leads the team with 506 rushing yards, and is averaging 5.4 yards per carry this season.

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THE HISTORY: Navy was won the last 13 meetings and leads the overall series 59-49-7. Instant replay was used for the first time ever during the 1963 Army-Navy game by CBS director Tony Verna.

THE COACHES: Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo is 7-0 in the Army-Navy game. Army coach Jeff Monken is 0-1.

TELEVISION: The game will be broadcast on CBS beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern.

THE CITY: The game will be played for the 86th time in Philadelphia.

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