You’ve gotta hand it to CBS — they’ve done a great job with the Army-Navy game in the past few years. From the “A Game of Honor” documentary series to hours of of pregame coverage — including showing the pregame march-ons — on CBS College Sports, Army and Navy fans get just about all they could ask for. And for the second year in a row, CBS’s pregame intro was powerful enough to make you want to run through a wall.
Last year they had former CSI star William Peterson narrate a moving tribute featuring former players, parents and active-duty service members. On Saturday, it was Gary Sinise narrating an overview of the game, its participants and its place in history. Behind Sinise was the choirs from each school singing a rendition of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
It’s a job well done by all involved: