Driphus Jackson completed 15 of 21 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns as Rice defeated Army 41-21 on Saturday.
Senior Josh McNary has made a lasting mark at West Point. He desperately wants to leave one on Navy, too.
There is little doubt Notre Dame will return to Yankee Stadium in the not-too-distant future. When exactly has yet to be decided, but the marriage between two of the country’s most famous sports brands is a match made in marketing heaven.
Notre Dame is playing in the Big Apple for the first time since 1969 and even though the only thing the Irish will be fighting for against Army on Saturday night in Yankee Stadium is bowl eligibility, it’s an event.
They’re breaking out the green jerseys, that’s how special Saturday’s game will be for Notre Dame. And appearing in the new Yankee Stadium won’t be all about how snazzy the Fighting Irish might look.
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.
It’s not often Navy roots for Army. Mark this week as an exception.
Steve Ostergren, owner of “Scarlet Fever,” a store on Rutgers University’s campus, produced a shirt to raise money for paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand.
Coach Greg Schiano said Monday that he will refrain from giving daily medical updates but will provide information when appropriate — he spoke with WFAN’s Mike Francesa Monday.
I don’t mean to gloat or anything, but I did nail this game in my predictions this week. I said Wisconsin would knock off the undeserving #1 team in the land, Ohio State.
Army is off to its most promising start in more than a decade, and coach Rich Ellerson would rather not talk about it.