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2016 Schedule
9-2, 1st in American Athletic - West
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American title is no sure thing for Navy

ESPN's FPI slightly favors No. 19 Navy over Temple, but Chris Fallica and Steve Coughlin like Temple as a road underdog. The Owls are an FBS-best 11-1 ATS. Best bets (Insider)

SVP's Week 14 CFB 'Winners' (1:44)
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A look at Group of 5 teams in CFP ranks

Western Michigan looks to stay in the hunt to be the Group of 5 representative in a New Year's Six bowl game. The Broncos enter this weekend ranked No. 17 in the CFP rankings, two spots ahead of Navy.

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Kirby Hocutt speaks up about G5 race

CFP committee chairman Kirby Hocutt recently discussed Western Michigan and Navy's strengths of schedule and quality wins, singling out Navy's three wins vs. FBS teams with winning records. GameDay Kickoff

Does Navy get a Group of 5 bid over undefeated WMU? (1:30)
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Source: Navy win could 'paralyze' bowl system

The College Football Playoff selection committee could "paralyze" the bowl system with a delayed Cotton Bowl bid, a source told ESPN.


Who will earn Group of 5 bid to NY6?

It will be No. 17 Western Michigan's to lose in Friday's MAC championship game vs. Ohio. No. 19 Navy waits in the wings with the AAC title game on Saturday vs. Temple.

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Updated CFP rankings: Nos. 16-20

At No. 17, unbeaten Western Michigan is the highest ranked Group of 5 team. West Virginia, Stanford, Navy and Utah also rise in the fifth set of College Football Playoff rankings.

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Michigan falls out of CFP top 4 after loss to OSU

Michigan falls to No. 5 in CFP rankings after its double-overtime loss to Ohio State. Alabama, the Buckeyes, Clemson and Washington sit in the penultimate top four, respectively.

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The biggest questions facing the playoff committee

Is Ohio State in? Is Michigan out? And what about the team that eventually wins the Big Ten championship? One league holds the key to the CFP's biggest questions (watch live on ESPN/ESPN App).

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Early betting notes on CFB title games

Will Western Michigan continue its perfect season? Can Florida put up a challenge to Alabama as a 24-point underdog? Here are the early betting notes for college football title games.

Top-5 shuffle, slew of newcomers in AP Top 25 update (1:02)

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Pittsburgh over Syracuse 76-61, Navy over SMU 75-31, and Middle Tennessee over Florida Atlantic 77-56: This is the first time three major-college football teams have scored 75 or more points on the same day since NCAA began classification in 1937 (source: Elias Sports Bureau).

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Navy has exceeded 60 points for the second game in a row (66 last week at East Carolina). This is the first time Navy has posted consecutive 60-point games since 1917 (four in a row).

Gulley's 39-yard TD punctuates Navy's blowout win (1:15)

Watch: No. 25 Navy at SMU

Navy has two teams to pass in the Group of 5 race for a New Year's Six bowl. The Midshipmen have already clinched a spot in next week's AAC championship game. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

What is Navy's destiny?

There is only one potential landing spot when it comes to bowl games for the No. 25 Midshipmen, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy. Bowl projections

Navy locker room celebration after being presented the division championship trophy in the American Athletic Conference (0:32)

Team Stats

Passing Yards128.0125th
Rushing Yards342.02nd
Points For41.911th
Points Against30.176th