Saturday, September 15, 2018

Navy 51 - Lehigh 21 (Final)

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First Quarter - 

Navy - The Mids won the coin toss and elected to receive.  Navy ran the ball seven times and drove 67 yards for the first score of the game.  QB Malcolm Perry had 3 carries for 48 yards including a 35 yarder that went to the Lehigh 5 yard line.  On the next play, Perry called his own number and ran off the left side for the Navy TD.  Bennett Moehring made the extra point and Navy leads Lehigh, 7-0 with 11:23 remaining in the first quarter.

Navy 7 - Lehigh 0

Lehigh - Lehigh fair caught the kickoff and started at their own 25 yard line.  On the first play, Rashawn Allen took the handoff to the left side of the line and bounced outside, running for 75 yards and a Lehigh touchdown.  This was the seventh touchdown Navy has given up this year that was 30 yards or more.  The Mids and Lehigh are tied at 7 with 11:10 remaining in the first quarter.

Navy 7 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy started their second drive on their own 37.  Perry missed a wide open Tazh Maloy that would likely have gone for a Navy TD.  Perry finished the drive with two incompletions.  The Mids were able to move the ball on the ground.  CJ Williams took a Perry pitch 26 yards, but the Mids were called for holding on the play.  Two more runs and Perry's second incomplete pass of the drive forced the Mids to punt.

Navy 7 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh -   The Mountain Hawks started their drive on their own 13.  On the first play, Brad Mayes' pass was intercepted by Navy's Jacob Springer, his first career INT.

Navy 7 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy started the drive at the Lehigh 28 yard line.  Perry called his own number on the first play and rushed for four yards.  On the next play, Perry rushed for 24 yards and a Navy TD.  The Mids take the lead 14-7, with 6:55 left in the first quarter.  Perry has 7 carries for 85 yards and 2 TDs already in the game.

Navy 14 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh started their next drive at their own 25 yard line.  Allen carried the ball for 15 yards on the first play of the drive.  The Mountain Hawks then went to the air primarily on the drive.  Mayes was 4-7 for 34 yards.  Lehigh faced a 4th-and-5 at the Navy 27 when Jarvis Polu deflected a Mayes pass to give the Mids the ball back to Navy.

Navy 14 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy was able to hit pay dirt on just four plays.  CJ Williams carried the ball for 17 yards on the first play of the drive.  Two plays later Perry found Williams running open in the middle of the Lehigh defense.  Williams was tackled at the Lehigh one yard line after his 49 yard reception.  Zach Abey came in at QB and scored from one yard out.  Abey has 11 carries for 24 yards and 6 TDs this season.

Navy 21 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh had a 3-and-out on the drive, punting to the Navy 17.

Navy 21 - Lehigh 7

Second Quarter

Navy - The Mids kept the ball on the ground for seven consecutive plays.  Tre Walker carried the ball twice for 14 yards and CJ Williams carried the ball twice for 16.  That's when Myles Fells got his first career carry and rambled 52 yards for the Navy TD.  Moerhing's PAT was good and Navy leads Lehigh 28-7 with 10:39 left in the half.

Navy 28 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh completed a 15 yard pass on their first play.  On the next play, Lehigh's Allen fumbled and Navy's Polu recovered at the Lehigh 44.

Navy 28 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy started in Lehigh territory and chipped away at the Lehigh defense moving into field goal range.  Bennett Moehring hit a 29 yarder to increase Navy's lead to 31-7.

Navy 31 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh struggles moving the ball and is forced to punt on a 3-and-out.

Navy 31 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy started on their own 4 yard line following a great 62 yard punt by Ed Mish.  On the third play of the drive, Perry ran the ball 62 yards to the Lehigh 32.  A 10-yard carry by Tazh Maloy moved the ball to the Lehigh 22.  On the next play, Perry was intercepted at the 2 yard line giving the ball back to the Mountain Hawks.

Navy 31 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh threw 7 passes on the next drive and slowly moved down the field toward Navy territory.  On the 8th attempt, Jarid Ryan picked off a Brad Mayes pass and returned it to the Lehigh 44.  This is Ryan's second game in a row with an INT.

Navy 31 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Garret Lewis took over the QB role on this drive.  The Mids completed two passes and Bennett Moehring kicked a 37 yard FG to set the score at halftime, 34-7.

Navy 34 - Lehigh 7


Third Quarter

Lehigh - On the first play of the second half, Lehigh's Brad Mayes was picked off by Navy's Elan Nash, his first career INT.

Navy 34 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Navy wasn't able to gain a first down on their next drive and turned the ball over to Lehigh on downs at the Mountain Hawk 24.

Navy 34 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh was unable to make any significant gains.  They gained one first down on the drive, but were forced to punt.

Navy 34 - Lehigh 7

Navy - The Mids started their next drive at their own 15.  Navy decided to work on their passing game on this drive.  Perry started the drive with a 9 yard carry.  Abey followed that up with a 3 yard carry for a first down.  On the next play, Perry threw a great pass that was dropped by Maloy.  Perry followd that up by calling his own number then getting the ball to Tre Walker for a 13 yard carry.  On the next play, Perry connected with CJ Williams for 16 yards and a first down in Lehigh territory.  Two plays later, Perry just missed an open Zach Abey near the endzone.  Perry called his own number on the next two plays and carried for 8 and 30 yards for a Navy TD.  The Mids lead 41-7 with 5:27 remaining in the third quarter.  Perry has 19 carries for 223 yards and 3 TDs in the game.

Navy 41 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh's first play of the drive was ruled a backwards pass that Navy recovered on the Lehigh 4 yard line.  The play was overturned and Lehigh kept possession.  Two plays later, Lehigh's Sasha Kelsey was working for extra yards and Walter Little forced a fumble and recovered it giving the ball back to Navy at their own 48.

Navy 41 - Lehigh 7

Navy - Garret Lewis took over the QB position on this drive.  His first play was a 39 yard pass to CJ Williams.  Nelson Smith pounded out 9 yards on two carries, then Lewis scored from four yards out.  Navy's scoring drive was 4-52-1:54.

Navy 48 - Lehigh 7

Lehigh - Lehigh has been mixing up passes from Brad Mayes and runs from Rashawn Allen on this drive.  The third quarter ended with the ball in Navy's territory at the 34.  Three plays later, Allen runs 26 yards for a Lehigh score, their first since the first quarter.  Lehigh's scoring drive was 10-75-3:18.

Navy 48 - Lehigh 14

Navy - Freshman Mike Martin started off Navy's drive with a 13 yard carry to the Navy 21 yard line.  The Mids didn't gain another first down and punted the ball to Lehigh.

Navy 48 - Lehigh 14

Lehigh - The Mountain Hawks started the drive at their own 42 down by 34 with 12:12 remaining in the game.  Tyler Monaco took over at QB for Lehigh.  They were held to a 3-and-out and punted the ball back to Navy with 10:49 remaining.

Navy 48 - Lehigh 14

Navy - Navy capped off a nine play, 50 yard drive with a 45 yard field goal by Bennett Moehring, giving Navy a 51-14 lead. 

Navy 51 - Lehigh 14

Lehigh - Lehigh had another 3-and-out.

Navy 51 - Lehigh 14

Navy - Dalen Morris fumbled and Lehigh recovered at the Navy 32.

Navy 51 - Lehigh 14

Lehigh - Lehigh hasn't quit and capped off a 9 play, 32 yard drive with a two yard TD pass from Tyler Monaco to Cam Richardson, his first career TD.  Navy leads Lehigh, 51-21 with 0:13 remaining in the game.

Navy 51 - Lehigh 21

Navy - The Mids took a knee and ran out the clock moving to 2-1 on the season.

Navy 51 - Lehigh 21

Navy vs. Lehigh Pregame

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Pregame - 

The Navy Midshipmen host the Lehigh Mountain Hawks at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium this afternoon at 3:30.  Navy comes into the game with a 1-1 record following last week's 22-21 victory over AAC rival, Memphis.  The Mountain Hawks have an identical record with a win over Saint Francis (PA) and a loss to Villanova.  This will be the 22nd meeting for these two teams dating back to 1889.  The Mids lost the most recent meeting, 24-9 in 1987.  These two schools face each other in Patriot League action in all sports except football.  This will be Lehigh's first contest against an FBS opponent since they faced Connecticut in 2003.

Navy is often known as much about their pregame festivities as they are about the games.  The Brigade of Midshipmen will march on to the field at 3:11.  The National Anthem, always a little more meaningful at the academies will take place at 3:20.  Today's fly-over will be with four F/A-18F Super Hornets.  A parachute jumper from Team Fastrax will jump with the American flag at 3:24.

The American

This week in the AAC -

Lehigh at Navy
Georgia State at Memphis
UCF at North Carolina (postponed)
Rhode Island at UConn
Temple at Maryland
Tulane at UAB
ECU at Virginia Tech (postponed)
USF at Illinois
SMU at Michigan
Houston at Texas Tech
Alabama A&M at Cincinnati
Arkansas State at Tulsa

Last Week's Results -

Navy 22 - Memphis 21
TCU 42 - SMU 12
Houston 45- Arizona 18
USF 49 - Georgia Tech 38
ECU 41 - North Carolina 19
Buffalo 36 - Temple 29
UCF 38 - South Carolina State 0
Cincinnati 21 - Miami (OH) 0
Tulane 42 - Nicholls 17
Texas 28 - Tulsa 21
Boise State 62 - UConn 7

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Navy (1-1) vs. Lehigh
Army (1-1) vs. Hawaii
Air Force (1-1) Bye
Coast Guard (3-0) defeated Nichols 27-20
Merchant Marines (2-0) defeated SUNY Maritime 34-21

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Navy 22 - Memphis 21 - Final

Fourth Quarter - 

6:46 - Navy picks up their first win of the year, 22-21 over visiting Memphis.  The rain is coming down harder as the team gathers in front of the Brigade for the alma mater.

6:42 - The Navy defense came up huge and forced a Brady White incomplete pass.  Navy takes over on their own 35 with 1:23 remaining.  Navy will win this one 22-21.

6:40 - Memphis takes a timeout with 1:33 left facing a 4th-and-4 on the Navy 34.

6:38 - Henderson carries the ball for 15 to the Navy 40.

6:37 - Brady White completes an 18 yard pass to Henderson.  He's brought down at the Memphis 45 with 2:26 remaining.  Navy captain, Sean Williams was injured on the play.

6:35 - Memphis will start their drive at their own 32 with 2:33 left in the game.  The rain is coming down and the crowd is getting loud.

6:31 - Zach Abey scores from 3 yards out.  Navy goes for the 2 point conversion and Abey was unsuccessful.  Navy now leads Memphis, 22-21.  It's time for the Navy defense to come up big again with 2:37 left in the game.

6:30 - Memphis takes a timeout with the ball at their 3 yard line.  Navy has a 2nd-and-goal with 2:40 left.

6:28 - Navy takes a timeout with the ball at the Memphis 4 yard line and 2:52 remaining in the game.  Navy trails Memphis 21-16.

6:28 - Anthony Gargiulo carries the ball to the Memphis 4.  1st-and-goal Navy.

6:27 - Perry carries the ball to the Memphis 10, a gain of 6.

6:26 - Zach Abey with the first down run to the Memphis 16.

6:24 - Navy takes a timeout as they face a 4th-and-1 at the Memphis 18 with 4:42 remaining in the game.

6:22 - Perry has carried the ball 6 times for 41 yards on this drive.  It's raining hard again.

6:21 - Perry is the workhorse on this Navy drive.  The Mids have the ball on the Memphis 37 with 7:30 left in the game.

6:15 - The Navy defense forces a Memphis 3-and-out and will have the ball with 9:28 left down by 5.

6:13 - Scott Strasemeier just announced that Bennett Moehring is now the Navy PAT leader with 113 career extra points.

6:09 - Malcolm Perry carried the ball for an amazing 19 yard TD run.  The PAT was good and the Mids cut the Memphis lead to 21-16 with 11:06 left in the game.  The Navy scoring drive was 2-27-0:45.

6:07 - Memphis fumbled at their own 27 yard line and Navy recovered.  This was the break that the Mids needed.

6:04 - Navy was unable to maintain their drive at the Memphis 46 and White punts the ball to the Tigers' 15.  Navy is down by 15 with 12:29.  The next drive will be a big one for the Navy defense.

Third Quarter - 

5:58 - The third quarter ends with Navy trailing Memphis, 21-9.  The Mids have the ball at their own 43 yard line.

5:56 - Malcolm Perry is back in the game at QB and he carries the ball for 8 yards.

5:54 - Henderson runs up the middle for 59 yards and another Memphis TD, his third of the game.  The Memphis scoring drive was 1-54-0:31.  With 1:19 left in the third quarter, Memphis leads Navy, 21-9.

5:52 - Lewis completed a 13-yard pass to Taylor Jackson for a Navy first down.  He then scrambled for a 12-yard gain.  On his next carry he fumbled and Memphis recovered at their own 46 with 1:50 left in the quarter.

5:50 - Garrett Lewis started the Navy drive at QB.  It's not apparent if Perry has an injury or if Navy is just looking for an offensive spark.

5:46 - The Navy defense comes up big and forces a Memphis punt.  The Midshipmen will take over at their own 25 with 4:27 remaining in the third quarter.

5:40 - Navy gains just one yard on their possession and punts the ball back to Memphis.  The Tigers take over on their own 32 with 5:29 remaining in the third quarter leading 14-9.  Navy has just 24 yards of offense in the third quarter.

5:33 - Memphis's Darrell Henderson carries the ball for 78 yards and a Memphis TD.  Following the PAT, Memphis leads Navy, 14-9.  The Tigers' scoring drive was 2-78-0:21.

5:28 - Perry reenters the game and carries the ball for no gain.  Navy is forced to punt.  White's punt travels 53 yards.  Memphis starts on their own 22 with 7:56 remaining in the third quarter.

5:27 - On the next play, Malcolm Perry carries the ball for 9 yards and then leaves the game with an injury.  Garrett Lewis enters the game at QB.  Today's announced attendance is 31,762.

5:25 - Navy tackle, Jake Hawk leaves the game with what appears to be an ankle injury.

5:20 - Navy's defense holds Memphis to a 3-and-out and Memphis punts the ball back to the Midshipmen.  Navy will take over a their own 16 with 11:45 remaining in the third quarter.

5:18 - Navy is held to a 3-and-out and is forced to punt.  Owen White's kick goes out of bounds at the Memphis 32.

5:14 - Memphis kicks off to Navy to start the second half.  The Midshipmen get the ball at their own 20.

Halftime - 

Navy's leaders -

Malcolm Perry - 17-17 1 TD

Zach Abey - 1-1-17

Malcolm Perry - 1-17

Sean Williams - 8 tackles

Memphis leaders -

Darrell Henderson - 7-54 1 TD

Brady White - 12-15-119 1 INT

John Williams - 4-42

Austin Hall, Tyrez Lindsey, and Tim Hart 5 tackles

Second Quarter - 

4:52 - Henderson carries the ball for 23 yards on a Memphis trick play on what appeared to be the final play of the half.  Henderson was forced out of bounds at midfield with 1 second remaining.  White's Hail Mary attempt was intercepted by Jarid Ryan to end the half.  Navy leads Memphis 9-7.

4:49 - Navy called a pass play but no one was open and Malcolm Perry kept the ball and rushed for a 7 yard TD.  Garrett Lewis, the PAT holder botched the snap and the PAT failed.  Navy leads Memphis 9-7 with 7 seconds remaining in the first half.

4:47 - Navy takes their final timeout facing a 3rd-and-goal at the Memphis 7 with 12 seconds remaining in the half.

4:43 - Navy takes their second timeout with 53 seconds remaining in the half.  The Mids have the ball on the Memphis 37 facing a 2nd-and-7.  On the ensuing play, Zach Abey takes a pitch and completes a 17-yard pass to QB Malcolm Perry.  A face mask penalty moves the ball to the Memphis 10.

4:42 - Navy began their drive at their own 25 yard line.  After carries by Perry and Mike Martin, the Mids have the ball in Memphis territory with around one minute remaining in the half.

4:35 - Darrell Henderson carries the ball for 2 yards and a Memphis TD.  The Memphis drive was 12-86 and 4:32.  With 4:01 remaining in the half, Memphis leads Navy, 7-3.  White completed 5 passes for 62 yards on the drive.

4:29 - Brady White completes a 23-yard pass to John Williams.  He follows that up with a 15 yard pass to Damonte Coxie.  The Tigers are driving with the ball at the Navy 23.

4:24 - Navy is unable to pick up another first down and are forced to punt from the Memphis 48.  The ball is downed at the 14 yard line where Memphis takes over with 8:33 remaining in the second quarter.

4:21 - Malcolm Perry carries the ball 22 yards on a tough run to the Memphis 46.  The carry doubled his yards rushing for the game.

4:17 - Navy forces a three-and-out.  Following the Memphis punt, the Mids take over on their own 26 yard line.

4:15 - Navy is forced to punt from their own 43.  Navy's coverage team does a great job preventing a return.  Memphis has the ball on their own 17 with 14:12 remaining the second quarter.

First Quarter - 
4:11 - The first quarter ends with Navy leading Memphis, 3-0.  The Mids have the ball with a 3rd-and-6 on their own 40 yard line.  Memphis has out-gained the Midshipmen, 66 yards to 55 yards.  Memphis has three fumbles and lost two of them in the game.

4:07 - Following a fumble by Brady White, he completes a 14-yard pass to Kenny Gainwell for 14 yards and Memphis first down.  White then completes a pass to Sean Dykes who then fumbles.  The Mids recover at their own 36 yard line with 14 seconds remaining in the first quarter.  That is Memphis's second turnover of the game.

4:01 - Navy's drive stalls at their own 38.  Owen White punts to the Memphis 15.  The Tigers return the ball to the 23 where Memphis takes over with 2:51 left in the first quarter.

3:59 - Malcolm Perry completes a 16-yard pass to CJ Williams.  Navy has the ball on their own 33.

3:54 - Following a 17 yard carry by Memphis RB Darrell Henderson, Navy LB Taylor Hefflin sacks Brady White for a 7 yard loss.  Two plays later Memphis punts and the Mids have the ball at their own 19 with 6:22 remaining in the first quarter.

3:49 - Navy's drive stalls at the Memphis 6 yard line.  Bennett Moehring kicks a 23 yard field goal.  Navy takes the lead, 3-0.  The Navy scoring drive was 12 plays for 32 yards and lasted 6:39.

3:47 - Tre Walker runs for 13 yards to the Memphis 3.

3:46 - Zach Abey with the keep for a Navy first down at the Memphis 16.

3:42 - Zach Abey is now in at QB and carries for 3 yards creating a 4th-and-1 for the Mids on the Memphis 17.  Navy calls their first timeout of the game.

3:41 - Malcolm Perry with back-to-back carries totaling 15 yards.  Navy ball on the Memphis 27.

3:38 - Memphis fumbles on their first play, a completed pass.  The Mids recover at the Memphis 38.

3:37 - The rain has really picked up right at kickoff.  Memphis will begin at their own 29 yard line.

3:34 - Memphis won the coin toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff.

Pregame - 

3:15 - The Brigade of Midshipmen are beginning their march into Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

3:05 - Both teams are on the field completing their warm up activities.  The rain is continuing and not surprisingly, the crowd in the stadium is sparse.  There are easily more fans in the concourse than in seats at this point.

3:00 - I spoke to the ground security adviser from Team Fastrax and their jump is cancelled due to the rain.  I haven't heard officially, but I would guess the fly-over may be cancelled as well due to the weather.  There was some light rain a few hours before kickoff, but it has intensified in the last half hour..


This week in the American -

TCU 42 - SMU 12
Memphis at Navy
Arizona at Houston
Georgia Tech at USF
North Carolina at ECU
Buffalo at Temple
South Carolina State at UCF
Cincinnati vs. Miami, OH
Nicholls at Tulane
Tulsa at Texas
UConn at Boise State

Last week's results -

Hawaii 59 - Navy 41
UCF 56 - UConn 17
Wake Forest 23 - Tulane 17 (OT)
Houston 45 - Rice 27
Villanova 19 - Temple 17
USF 34 - Elon 14
Cincinnati 26 - UCLA 17
Memphis 66 - Mercer 14
Tulsa 38 - Central Arkansas 27
North Texas 46 - SMU 23

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The Navy Midshipmen host the Memphis Tigers at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 3:30 PM.  Navy comes into the game with an 0-1 record after last week's loss at Hawaii, 59-41.  This will be the fourth meeting between these two schools and Navy holds a 2-1 advantage in the series that began in 2015.

The key for Navy this afternoon will be to control the football and the clock.  Malcolm Perry led the Navy ground game against Hawaii, rushing for 108 yards on 17 carries.  The Mids used a QB committee last week that included former starter Zach Abey and Garret Lewis.  Abey appears to be set as the short yardage candidate.  Against the Rainbow Warriors, he rushed for four TDs on 5 carries and gained 17 yards.  Lewis will be utilized in passing situations.  He came in to the Hawaii game late and was 5-9 for 66 yards.

Memphis beat Navy last year in Memphis, 30-27.  The Tigers come into this year's contest with a 1-0 record following a 66-14 win over Mercer last week.  QB Brady White threw for five first-half TDs in the win and finished with 358 yards through the air.  Memphis led 56-0 at halftime and finished with 752 yards in the game.  The Mids will need to minimize possessions for the Tigers to improve their chances at giving Head Coach Ken Niumatalolo his 10th home opener win since taking over the helm at Navy.  His lone loss is a 31-24 defeat at the hands of Rutgers in 2014.

Navy is often known as much about their pregame festivities as they are about the games.  The Brigade of Midshipmen will march on to the field at 3:11.  The National Anthem, always a little more meaningful at the academies will take place at 3:20.  Today's fly-over will be with four F/A-18F Super Hornets.  All four pilots are graduates of the Naval Academy.  A parachute jumper from Team Fastrax will jump with the American flag at 3:24, weather permitting.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Picks and Rookie Free Agent Signings

2018 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Picks and Rookie Free Agent signings 

Round 1
Terrell Edmunds, S - Virginia Tech

Round 2
James Washington, WR - Oklahoma State

Round 3
Mason Rudolph, QB - Oklahoma State
Chukwuma Okorafor, OT - Western Michigan

Round 5
Marcus Allen, S - Penn State
Jaylen Samuels, RB - North Carolina State

Round 7
Joshua Frazier, DT - Alabama

Rookie Free Agent Signings
Parker Cothren, DT - Penn State
Jarvion Franklin, RB - Western Michigan
Greg Gilmore, DE - LSU
Quadree Henderson, WR - Pittsburgh
Trey Johnson, CB - Villanova
Pharoah McKever, TE North Carolina State
Patrick Morris, C - TCU
Ikenna Nwokeji, OL - Elon
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, LB - Toledo
Chris Schleuger, G - UAB
Jamar Summers, CB - UConn
Matthew Thomas, LB - Florida State
Kendal Vickers, DE - Tennessee

Saturday, December 09, 2017

The 2017 Army-Navy Game Live Updates

Fourth Quarter - 

6:09 - Bennett Moehring just missed a 48 yard field goal to the left that gives Army their second consecutive win in the series and their first Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy since 1996.  The final score is Army 14, Navy 13.

6:06 - Perry had no gain on his run and Navy will attempt a 48 yard field goal to sin the game.

6:04 - Navy was charged with two false starts and now has 3rd and 16 at Army’s 31.  The two penalties also 

6:02 - Perry dropped the snap and then scrambled for a Navy first down to the Army 25.  He gained 12 on that busted play.

6:01 - When the teams return to the field following Navy’s timeout, Army returns the favor and we’re still waiting to see what Navy is going to do on 4th and 3.

5:58 - Navy has a 4th down and 3 and the Army 37 trailing by 1 and 2:05 left in the game.

5:56 - Perry looked to pass the ball then ran the ball for 13 yards and a Navy first down.

5:51 - Perry runs for 6 yards.  I think this drive will be the Malcolm Perry show.

5:48 - Army’s kickoff goes out of bounds and Navy will take over at their own 35 yard line.

5:45 - Today’s attendance was announced at 68,625.

5:43 - Ahmad Bradshaw scores from one yard out and Army leads Navy, 14-13 with 5:10 remaining in the game.

5:40 - Army’s last play that was ruled out at the 1 yard line is under review.  Army is driving to take the lead with 5:26 left in the game.  Navy leads 13-7.

5:38 - 1st and goal Army at the Navy 9.

5:36 - Army is methodically running the ball down the field and has the ball on the Navy 19.  

5:33 - Bradshaw then carries again, this time for 9 yards to the Navy 32.

5:32 - Bradshaw carries the ball 12 yards to the 46.  He follows that carry up with another 12 yard carry to the Navy 41.

5:28 - Navy faced a 3 and out and punted to the Army 35.

5:22 - Army missed a 35 yard field goal attempt.  Navy takes over at their own 20 yard line.

5:20 - The quarter ending gives Army some time to clear the snow away from where the ball will be placed in their 35 yard FG attempt.

Third Quarter - 

5:17 - The third quarter ends as Army is facing a 4th and 15 on the Navy 17 yard line.  Navy leads 13-7 with one quarter remaining.

5:14 - Army is facing a 3rd and 13 on the Navy 15 yard line with 0:41 left in the third quarter.

5:11 - Army has the ball on the Navy 12.

5:07 - Bradshaw carries the ball 21 yards to the Navy 34.

5:06 - Army’s Ahmad Bradshaw completed a 20 yard pass to Calen Holt.  This was Army’s first pass attempt in the game.

4:57 - Bennett Moehring kicked a 24 yard FG to give Navy a 13-7 lead with 9:16 left in the third quarter.  Navy’s scoring drive was 9-71-5:44.  Malcolm Perry went over 1000 yards rushing for the year on that drive.  Navy has two QBs with 1000 yard seasons this year.

4:56 - Navy has a 4th and 5 at the Army 6.  

4:54 - Perry breaks off a 46 yard run before being tripped up at the Army 11.

4:51 - Perry carries the ball for 9 yards on Navy’s first play to pick up where he left off in the first half.

4:50 - Navy returns the kickoff to their own 23 yard line.

4:49 - Navy is prepared to receive the kickoff to start the second half.

Halftime - 

4:48 - Both teams are back on the field preparing for the second half.  It appears that 75% of the crowd must be in the concourse or left the game to continue tailgating.  The game is much to close to leave yet.

Navy Notes - 

Malcolm Perry has 146 yards on 15 carries including a 68 yard TD run in the first half.  

Navy has completed 1 of 2 passes for 2 yards.  Malcolm Perry caught that pass.

Owen White has 2 punts averaging 35.5 yards.

DJ Palmore and Hudson Sullivan lead the Navy defense with 6 tackles each.

Army Notes - 

Kell Walker and Darnell Woolfolk have 40 and 39 yards rushing respectively.  Ahmad Bradshaw has the team’s only rushing TD.

Army has not attempted a pass in the game.

Nick Schrage has 3 punts averaging 31.7 yards.

Cole Christiansen and James Nachtigal each have 6 tackles for Army.

Comparisons - 

Navy has outgained Army 170-109

Navy has 7 first downs, Army has 6

Navy leads the time of possession battle, 15:36-14:24

Army is 1-5 on 3rd down conversions, Navy is 1-6

Both teams are 1-1 on 4th down conversions

Each team has 1 penalty - Navy for 10 yards and Army for 5 yards

Second Quarter - 

4:29 - Army carries the ball one time and time expires with Navy leading Army at the half, 10-7.

4:27 - Navy punts on fourth down and the ball rolls just across the goal line with 9 seconds remaining.  Army gets the ball at their 20 yard line.

4:25 - Navy takes a timeout with 0:16 seconds left in the half facing a 4th and 2 on the Army 45.

4:23 - On a 4th down, Navy gets Army to jump offsides for a first down.

4:20 - Chris High has 4 carries in the game for Navy today.  Anthony Gargiulo doesn’t have a carry yet.

4:19 - Perry carries again for 9 on Navy’s first play of the drive.  Perry has 139 yards rushing in the game.

4:18 - Army punts on their second consecutive drive.  The ball goes out of bounds at the Navy 20 with 5:22 remaining in the half.

4:16 - Darnell Wolfolk carries the ball 10 yards for Army to the 47.

4:11 - On third down, Navy attempted a trick pass from Craig Scott to Malcolm Perry that fell incomplete.  Navy was forced to punt and the ball was downed at the Army 37.

4:06 - Zach Abey back in at QB for Navy and Perry moves to the slot back position.

4:03 - Navy forces a three and out for Army.  The punt is fair caught at the Navy 33.

4:01 - Army has a first and ten from their 20 yard line.

3:56 - Malcolm Perry breaks a 68 yard TD run to give Navy a 10-7 lead over the Black Knights.  Navy’s scoring drive was 3-74-1:32.  Perry has 130 yards on 11 carries so far in today’s game.  The TD was Perry’s 9th of the season.

3:53 - The 8 members of the field crew operating snow blowers during timeouts deserve some kind of award for their efforts today.

3:50 - Army is forced to punt on their second series.  The punt travels 26 yards to the Navy 26 where Navy will take over.

First Quarter - 

3:44 - That’s the end of the first quarter and Army leads Navy, 7-0 as the snow continues to fall here in Philadelphia. 

3:42 - Navy’s kickoff goes into the end zone and Army will start at their own 25.

3:37 - Bennett Moehring kicked a 28 yard field goal for Navy and Army now leads the Mids, 7-3 with 0:55 seconds left in the quarter.

3:35 - Navy is facing another 4th down at the Army 10.  The Mids take a timeout with 0:59 remaining in the quarter.  With all the running, this game is going very quickly.

3:32 - QB Zach Abey converts a 4th and 1 at the Army 20.  Perry comes back in at QB and carries the ball for 4 yards to the Army 15.

3:31 - Josh Walker takes the first non-Perry carry for 5 yards.

3:30 - Perry carries the ball again, this time for 19 yards to the Army 29.

3:29 - Malcolm Perry takes the first four carries for the Mids for 27 yards.

3:27 - Army kicks off to Navy and the Midshipmen will start on their won 25 yard line.  Malcolm Perry starts at QB for Navy.  He gains 9 yards on his first carry.

3:22 - Darnell Wolfolk carries the ball 3 yards for an Army TD.  Blake Wilson’s PAT is good and Army leads Navy 7-0 with 8:06 remaining in the first quarter.  Army’s scoring drive was 11 plays for 68 yards and the time of possession was 6:54.  The TD was Wilson’s 12th rushing TD this season.

3:21 - Walker carries the ball for an Army first down to the Navy 3 yard line.

3:21 - Army has a 4th and 1 on the Navy 5 yardline.

3:17 - Kell Walker carries the ball 33 yards for Army to the Navy 25 yard line.

3:15 - Surprisingly, Army runs on their first play for six yards.

3:14 - Bennett Moehring kicks off for the Midshipmen and Army will start at their own 32.

3:11 - The snow blowers are on the field making the yardlines as visible as possible in this weather.

Pregame - 

3:08 - The teams have taken the field and we’re about 2 minutes from kickoff

3:04 - Secretary of State Tillerson flipped the coin.  Navy won the toss and deferred to the second half.  Army will get the ball first.

3:02 - With today’s poor weather conditions, the Golden Knights and Navy Leap Frogs will not be parachuting into the stadium.

2:56 - The teams are in their respective locker rooms and they are preparing for the invocation and National Anthem.

2:24 - Both teams are on the field for pregame warmups on a snowy Saturday afternoon.  The special uniforms for today’s game look awesome for both teams.

2:20 - Army and Navy face each other for the 118th time today at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.  The winner of today’s game will win the Commander-In-Chief’s trophy that is awarded to the service academy that wins the round robin competition during the year.  Navy beat Air Force in a 48-45 thriller in Annapolis on October 7.  Army defeated the Falcons 21-0 in Colorado Springs on November 4.