While neither of these teams are in the College Football Playoff, Army and Navy are competitors in one of the biggest games of the year.
This is one of those traditional games that fans love to watch. Army is going to run the ball a lot. Navy is likely going to run the ball a lot. That’s just how they play ball. For those that want to make sure they catch the game and all the festivities involved, we have you covered with info from the Navy itself.
The game is set to kick off on Saturday at 3 PM EST. For those wanting to tune into the game on the radio, check it out on ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM. It is on Channel 84. Those that don’t use Sirius can also catch it on different stations around the country. CBS Sports Radio will carry the game. Sports Byline USA will also have it.
There will be many regional and local stations picking up the game on the airwaves as well. Those stations are all across the United States from D.C. to Seattle, Washington and will bring Army-Navy right to your radio.
For those that are going to catch the game on TV, there is one way to do that. CBS Sports is going to televise the game nationally. Brad Nessler will be in the booth along with Gary Danielson and Jamie Erdahl. But, what about pregame festivities?
ESPN College Gameday to Boradcast From MetLife Stadium
To get things started off in the morning, ESPN is taking College Gameday to MetLife Stadium. From 9 AM until Noon, that broadcast will feature all sorts of exclusives. It is one of the best parts of college football Saturdays and when it comes to Army-Navy it heightens the whole atmosphere.
CBS Sports is also set to have all kinds of pregame specials and features. By the time this one kicks off, you are going to have picked a team and started rooting for them if you haven’t already. These are two classic teams that play hard and tough football.
While these are two historic teams, the programs have had two different seasons this year. Coming into the game, Army is sitting pretty at 8-3. Navy on the other hand has the opposite record. 3-8, but they did win their last game against Temple.
Despite the difference in record, no matter what happens, Navy will still lead the series comfortably. The record is 61-53-7 with the Midshipmen leading the way.
Army-Navy Game Set to Be a Ground Battle
Before a snap is taken, almost every year you can bet that the Army-Navy game is going to be a battle of rushing the ball. Air raid has not been heard of on either of these teams. This is old-school football with lots of running and lots of option plays.
This is the last college football Saturday of the. So make sure you catch Army-Navy, you won’t want to miss it.