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Dec 9, 2012 1:55 AM by Andy Koen

Late fumble secures Navy victory

PHILADELPHIA - With no bowl games on the schedule, the Army Navy game was the only action in college football this weekend.

Sophomore fullback Noah Copeland found pay dirt from 12 yards out in the second quarter to put the Navy on the board first.Army answered on a 11 yard touchdown scamper by quarterback Trent Steelman.

Navy took a 17-13 fourth quarter lead on a 8 yard touchdown run by freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds.

Steelman then orchestrated an 10 play 70 yard drive late in the fourth. But on a 3rd and 1 at the Navy 19 yard line, he fumbled the hand off to running back Larry Dixon.

Navy recovered the ball and picked the win. The Midshipmen have now won 11 in straight contests with the Black Knights. They also bring home the Commander in Chief's Trophy

 

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