Army Black Knights
Tyler Eifert caught a touchdown pass a few steps away from the home dugout, Darrin Walls returned an interception 42 yards for a score and Notre Dame beat Army 27-3 Saturday night in the first football game at the new Yankee Stadium.
It was 1946 and World War II was finally over, so it was OK to consider a college football game the biggest thing going on in the United States of America.
Army coach Rich Ellerson is the odd man out right now among his service academy peers — Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo and Air Force’s Troy Calhoun already know the postseason beckons.
Tim Jefferson scored twice and hit Jonathan Warzeka on touchdown passes of 53 and 63 yards, and the Air Force defense forced two turnovers the Falcons converted into touchdowns in a 42-22 victory on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.
Brown rushed for a career-high 226 yards on 28 carries and scored four times as Temple rallied past Army 42-35 on Saturday.
Army bounced back from a tough loss by putting its triple-option offense in gear and getting its first shutout since 2005.