Navy Beats Army in Final Regular Season Game of 2013

December 14, 2013 at 6:41p    by Vico    
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Noah Copeland runs for a touchdown against Army.

In the final regular season game of the year, the Navy Midshipmen completed its dominance of the rival Army Golden Knights in a convincing 34-7 win.

Though a convincing win for Navy, it was a rather sloppy weather-affected game. Army had three turnovers, albeit to zero turnovers by Navy. Both teams combined for just 60 passing yards, a season-low for any game this season. It ranked lower than the 122 passing yards in Georgia Southern's win against the Florida Gators. In fact, Keenan Reynolds picked up player of the game honors despite having just ten passing yards on seven attempts. He completed only two passes.

Navy's win streak against Army now stands at 12. By comparison, Army's longest win streak in the series is just five (1992-1996).


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Scarlet_Lutefisk's picture

Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh.
Farewell to college joys, we sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay;
Through our last night on shore, drink to the foam,
Until we meet once more, here's wishing you a happy voyage home.

Chestnut Ridge Buckeye's picture

Thanks for that!! Never knew the words to this. I'll be humming/singing this all evening. And I'll raise a glass to the Midshipmen!

BuckeyeChief's picture

Stand Navy out to sea, fight our battle cry;
We'll never change our course, so vicious foe steer shy-y-y-y.
Roll out the TNT, Anchors aweigh! Sail on to victory
And sink their bones to Davy Jones, hooray!
Anchors aweigh, my boys, anchors aweigh.
Farwell to foreign shores, we sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay.
Through our last night ashore, drink to the foam,
Until we meet once more. Her's wishing you a happy voyage home.
Blue of the mighty deep, gold of God's great son.
Let these our colors be till all of time done, done, done, done.
On the seven seas we learn Navy's stern call:
Faith, courage, service true, with honor, over honor, over all.

 

"Damn I miss El Guapo"

Chestnut Ridge Buckeye's picture

If I could +1 you for this,sir, I surely would. "Fight" songs for the service academies pack extra resonance and poignance. 
Thank you, and thanks to them. 

The Braden's picture

Buckeyes opener against Navy next season.  I hope that we have enough D to handle that triple option.  

TilstheHun3's picture

That pic is awesome. Not much better than football in the snow :)

What is this? A center for ants?!? How can we be expected to teach children to learn how to read if they can't even fit inside the building?
 

andyb's picture

ummmm..that's really weird without sound.

GOOMBAY's picture

The streak has become Charlie Brown-esque. As an impartial fan, would really like to be watching when Army wins. 

Rocket Man's picture

It's funny, 12 wins in a row to an impartial fan does seem like enough. But if it was our Buckeyes against TTUN then I'd say twelve in a row seems like a good start.

I didn't go to engineering school to be a 'people person'

703Buckeye's picture

Navy fans were chanting "12 more years" after the game ended. I hope we have a chance to chant that toward M!chigan one day.

"Attack the Strong, Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead!"
-Former OSU S&C Coach Lichter

3cent's picture

I know this game is traditionally played this late and now what I am about to type doesn't  matter because this is the last year of the BCS. But the final BCS poll and bowl matchups always came out before this game. Obviously the game or teams never affected the BCS standings during the era, but it could had.
what if one of these teams was undefeated and ranked in the top 10 ahead of a champ from a BCS conference. Wouldn't they automatically qualify for a BCS game? So how would the BCS bowls take that into account since this game is after the selections.
hell, what if Navy was unbeaten and #2 before this game.
Can't a win or loss by either team in this game affect the BCS computer points of the teams they had already played, and if that team was barely ahead of another team couldn't the teams flip

FROMTHE18's picture

in the perspective of football, Army is a bad, bad team. Their QB's are barely QBs. If they can just get someone at that position who can throw just a little bit, they could expand their restricted playbook a little bit and perhaps catch some teams off guard with some pass plays. Navy has some football players and wont be an easy task for us next year (as we saw in 09). Army, on the other hand, is far behind Navy. Their coach thinks they are close but they wont be bowling any time soon and Navy has superior athletes. This streak could hit 20+, I just dont see Army improving that much.