Navy Beats Army 21-17 Recap


Army vs. Navy

Final Score: Navy 21, Army 17
Pick: Navy 38, Army 17
Line: Navy -21.5, o/u: 50.5

Army gave Navy all it could handle, but in the end, it was a 14th straight win for Navy in the series as Daiquan Thomasson snuffed out a late Black Knight drive with an interception on a trick play pass from WR De’Andre Bell. Keenan Reynolds struggled at times, but the Navy quarterback still managed to take off for a 58-yard score in the first and a one-yard touchdown in the second. Down three in the second half, Navy took the lead for good as Reynolds connected with Jamir Tillman for a 50-yard touchdown.

The Midshipmen D took over, but was helped by a few botched Army center snaps and three turnovers in all. Army got up first on a 32-yard Daniel Grochowski 32-yard field goal, and got a 29-yard Tyler Campbell touchdown run and a 39-yard Edgar Poe scoring play, but the offense kept stalling in the second half. Army outgained Navy 345 yards to 312. Army QB Chris Carter completed 9-of-15 passes for 208 yards and a score with a pick, but was held to 18 yards on 22 carries.

Player of the Game: Navy QB Keenan Reynolds completed 6-of-14 passes for 113 yards and a score, and ran 21 times for 136 yards and two scores.