The end of the 2016 season for Navy — simultaneously so successful and so defined by setbacks — is a time for mixed emotions and an ability to hold competing tensions together.
The story of the 2016 Armed Forces Bowl is a story which begins for Navy on Saturday, September 3.
It’s easy to be a frustrated Navy fan today.
Football is not war, but it does involve battles. The sport is not life and death, but it requires fearlessness, on its own obviously smaller and less significant scale.
It’s easy for any member of the Navy offense to be mad, distracted and overconfident right now — yes, not just one of those emotional conditions, but all three at the same time.
No, the 2016 SMU Mustangs are nowhere near as good as the 2015 Houston Cougars. However, a strong parallel exists between Thanksgiving weekend of last year and this year for Navy football. The stakes aren’t […]