The facts are brutal. Navy has beaten Army at football fourteen times in a row with the Black Knights last victory coming in 2001. Army's also had exactly one winning season in the last 20. The teams meet again this Saturday in a sold-out game at M&T Stadium in Baltimore. CBS will broadcast the game with a 3:10ET kickoff.
Army is 6-5 this year with a guaranteed bid to the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl on December 27th. If they beat Navy on Saturday, they'll be assured of a winning season and break that awful losing streak.
Navy's had a weirdly disappointing 9-3 season. They knocked off a Top 5 Houston Cougars team back in October, beat quality Memphis and Tulsa teams and pretty much finished off Notre Dame's season with a win at Jacksonville in early November. And, yet: they lost to Air Force in Colorado Springs and were upset by Temple in the AAC Championship game last week. Navy will close out its season with a trip to play Louisiana Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth on December 23rd.
Navy leads the all-time series 60-49-7.
Army has unveiled new uniforms that pay tribute to World War II paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division. They're incredibly slick and intimidating.
Navy's showing up in their regular uniforms. Just to be fair and balanced, here's a timely reminder:
CBS' Verne Lundquist will be the TV announcer and call his final college football game ever on Saturday.
So, who's going to win? Please defend your team and talk smack in the comments below.