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Brandon Wimbush threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score as No. 9 Notre Dame rallied in the rain and wind to beat Navy 24-17 Saturday.
FPI: Fighting Irish heavily favored vs. Navy
The Midshipmen snapped a five-game losing streak versus Notre Dame in 2016, winning 28-27. They haven't won back-to-back games in this series since 2009-10. But ESPN's FPI likes the Fighting Irish's chances of bouncing back after suffering an embarrassing 33-point loss to Miami last week.
Fourteen-year-old Jarren Jasper almost lost his life on the operating table and is waiting for a heart transplant. Until then, the entire Navy football family holds out hope and waits for the phone to ring.
Navy's Malcolm Perry ran for 282 yards with four touchdowns in his first start at quarterback and backup kicker J.R. Osborn hit an 18-yard game-winning field goal as time expired to give Navy a 43-40 victory over SMU on Saturday.
Service academies rule the ground game
Army's shutout of Air Force marks the fourth time in the last 10 seasons that an FBS team has won without attempting a pass. All four times, the feat has been accomplished by a service academy.
Frank Nutile threw for 289 yards and four touchdowns, and Temple's struggling offense awoke to beat Navy 34-26 on Thursday night.
QB Zach Abey, the key figure in Navy's triple option, has returned to practice and is expected to play against Temple after suffering a concussion on Oct. 21.
Adrian Killins ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns, McKenzie Milton passed for 233 yards and No. 20 Central Florida beat Navy 31-21 on Saturday for the first 6-0 start in school history.
UCF big favorites at Navy
UCF leads all FBS teams in point margin per game this season at +33.8 and is looking for the first 6-0 start in school history. Navy QB Zach Abey is averaging 169.3 rushing yards per game, second in the FBS to Stanford's Bryce Love.
The Knights are wrestling with their neighbors at USF for the best shot at the Group of 5 slot in the New Year's Six. The Middies aren't simply spoilers and can climb back into the race with a win at Annapolis on Saturday afternoon.