Today is a big day for Navy and possibly Senior QB Keenan Reynolds as the Midshipmen take on the Southern Methodist University Mustangs at 3:30pm. Navy has already secured a bowl position for the 11th out of the past 12 years. Currently, the Midshipmen are slated to appear in the Military Bowl here in Annapolis on December 28th. Currently, Navy is 7-1 with 5-0 in the American Athletic Conference.
Senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds has scored 77 career touchdowns (all rushing), which is tied for the most in NCAA history among all players for rushing touchdowns with Montee Ball of Wisconsin. His 77 career touchdowns are the fourth most in NCAA FBS history for career total touchdowns (rushing and receiving). He is one behind second-place Travis Prentice (Miami of Ohio), four behind Kenneth Dixon of Louisiana Tech (active) and six behind record-holder Montee Ball (Wisconsin). His 3,977 career rushing yards are the second most in school history, trailing record-holder Napoleon McCallum by 202 yards.
The March-On of the Brigade of Midshipmen will take place at 3:10 pm. There will be two fly-overs on Saturday. At the conclusion of the National Anthem, five T-34 Mentors will perform a fly-by, while four United States Marine Corps EA-6B Prowlers from VMAQ-4, the “SEAHAWKS” from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. will fly-by when the Midshipmen take the field.
There will be a remembrance and recognition of fallen graduates during the game honoring Academy graduates who were killed in action or in operational deaths. Forty families representing classes from 1960 to 2010 will take the field to honor the memory of their fallen soldier.
Halftime will feature the Cheerleaders of America performance as well as the USNA Drum & Bugle Corps.
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