The pagentary’s over. For a few hours, at least, it’s less about history and fancy new uniforms and more about job No. 1 for both teams: Stopping the option run attack. So far, both teams have prevented big gains — the key to slowing down misdirection offenses that can create open space in a hurry. That duty falls primarily to the linebackers, the defense’s “second level,” who have to sift through the fakes and counters in a split second, find the ball and attempt to separate it from the ball carrier. Navy senior outside linebacker Jarred Shannon introduced himself to…
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Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs smiles after Navy wins the 2010 Army-Navy game, final score: 31-17.
Navy slotback Gee Gee Greene scores the Mids’ final touchdown on a 25-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Navy Safety Wyatt Middleton runs to score a touchdown after an Army fumble in the second quarter.
Navy Slot Back John Howell catches a 77-yard throw to score the first touchdown of the game.
Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy take to the field during formation at the 2010 Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
U.S. Army cadets take to the field during formation at the 2010 Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy watch the annual bonfire – and burning of the Army mascot – at a pep rally before the big Army-Navy football match this weekend (Chris Maddaloni/Staff).
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxUqcN0iWtM[/youtube] Good morning and welcome to Army-Navy week. We’ll get to all the bowl match ups later this morning, but we figured what better way to kick off the week than three Spirit Spots sent from Mids last night. Lets start with a Geico commercial spoof done by the Mids of Backshaft Productions. And I hate to call out anyone for their submissions, but come on Backshaft. You guys are better than this. The Old Spice Spirit Spot. Brilliant. And perfectly executed. You just embarrassed the Zoomies on their week attempt to spoof the deodorant ad. This? Not so much. First,…