There’s a strong sentiment that this is the year Air Force snaps the losing streak to Navy. Even the Midshipmen understand this will be a very tough game for them.
Navy news: The Midshipmen are getting healthy – safety Emmett Merchant has also returned to practice, along with offensive tackle Matt Molloy.
Around the Mountain West/service academies: Still some controversy on the illegal hit by Nevada that knocked BYU’s Romney Fuga out for the season. … UNLV isn’t doing anything to rile up Nevada. … TCU is doing the same with Colorado State. … CSU lineman Tyler McDermott was benched before last week’s game, but give him credit for not going in the tank. He came in and helped the Rams get their first win. … Ah, the old “players only meeting” story – this one from New Mexico. … An injury update from Army.