Army-Navy Game: Full recap of Army's 21-17 victory
For the first time since 2001, Army has gotten the victory in its annual showdown with Navy.
Read on below for a full recap of all the action from Baltimore in what was another legendary meeting.
Preview: The 117th meeting between Army and Navy has the teams meeting in Baltimore for just the seventh time in the rivalries’ history. At 6-5, Army enters with a winning record for the first time since 2010 and looks to end Navy’s 14-year run of victories. The No. 25 Midshipmen are headed for the Armed Forces Bowl after a 9-3 season after losing to Temple in the American Athletic Conference title game last week.
Players to watch
- Army running back Andy Davidson leads the team with 818 yards rushing and nine touchdowns on 150 attempts.
- Navy wide receiver Jamir Tillman has caught 35 of the team’s 80 completions and has 582 receiving yards and two touchdowns on the year.
- Army ranks second in the FBS at 328.5 rushing yards per game, while Navy ranks third at 327.5.
- The Midshipmen lead the all-time series 60-49-7.
- Not including quarterback Will Worth, Navy has four rushers with at least 400 yards this season.
- Army is allowing an average of 289 yards per game, ranking fifth in the FBS.
- The last two meetings have been decided by a touchdown or less.
- Worth, who has 25 rushing touchdowns and all eight of the team’s touchdown passes, is out for the rest of the season because of an ankle injury.
- Navy cornerback Elijah Merchant is questionable with a concussion.