Photo Gallery: Navy beats USF, part I
Our American Athletic Conference Crew (L-R): Side Judge Ryan Robinson, Line Judge Lance Thompson, Back Judge Victor Firth, Referee Rick Loumiet, Umpire Nicolas Pergine, Center Judge Joe Clarkson, Head Linesman Daniel Shelton, and Field Judge Jim Smith.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) had 75 career rushing touchdowns, coming into today's game. The 75 career rushing touchdowns are the second most in the NCAA FBS among all players. He is two behind record-holder Montee Ball (Wisconsin) who ran for 77. Ball set his record by playing in 49 games. Reynolds has played in 42 career games, with today being his 43rd.
Co-Captain, Keenan Reynolds (#19) leads the team off the field after warmups.
The first Fly-by included four SNJ-5 TEXANs based out of Virginia and Maryland.
The American Flags were brought in by (L-R) seniors Zach Laniewski (#67), Myer Krah (#9), and Ben Tamburello (#60).
The second fly-over was done by E-2's of VAW-120 Greyhawks from NAS Norfolk.
Captains meet for the coin toss. Navy wins the toss and defers, USF will receive and defend the North. Captains shown L-R are Navy's Bernie Sarra (#77) and Keenan Reynolds (#19), and USF's #31 (Darius Tice), #12 (Sean Price), and #49 (Mattias Ciabatti).
Navy's Austin Grebe (#43) kicks off to start the game.
Kickoff is fielded by USF #87 (Rodney Adams) at the USF3, who returns the ball 97 yards for the first TD on the day. Clock 14:45.
After a successful PAT by USF #35 (Emilio Nadelman), the score is USF 7, Navy 0.
Navy's Dishan Romine (#28) returns the kickoff 18 yards to the Navy29. USF #23 (Mazzi Wilkins) is credited with the stop.
Navy's pass is complete to Jamir Tillman (#4) for 7 yards when he's wrapped up by USF #57 (Nigel Harris) at the Navy36.
Navy's Chris Swain (#37) rushes for 22 yards before he's finally brought down by USF #36 (Nate Godwin) at the USF42.
Navy's Calvin Cass, Jr. (#20) is able to burst around the end for 17 yards before he's stopped at the USF14.
Navy's Gameday button: Go Navy, Beat the Bulls!
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) is able to slip through the line for 4 yards to the USF9 before he's brought down by USF #20 (Devin Abraham) and #98 (Mike Love).
Navy's Austin Grebe (#43) kicks a successful field goal attempt from the 30. Clock 10:08; Score is now USF 7, Navy 3.
Navy's horns get into the spirit... Go Navy!
USF pass to #87 (Rodney Adams) is complete for 5 yards before he is taken down by Navy's Amos Mason (#52) and Daniel Gonzales (#58) at the USF31. USF is called for a holding penalty and the next play is moved back to the USF16.
USF pass is complete to #12 (Sean Price) for 12 yards to the USF49 and a 1st down.
USF pass is complete to #12 (Sean Price) for 25 yards to the Navy10. Navy's Lorentez Barbour (#2) is credited with the stop.
Navy's D.J. Palmore (#45) powers quickly into the back field to stop USF #9 (Quinto Flowers) for a 3 yard loss to the Navy7.
USF field goal attempt by #35 (Emilio Nadelman) is good from the 25. Clock 02:30. Score is now USF 10, Navy 3.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) pass is incomplete to Craig Scott (#82).
Navy's Demond Brown (#25) rushes for 9 yards before USF #36 (Nate Godwin) stops him short at the Navy33.
Navy's Quentin Ezell (#32) rushes for 16 yards to the USF33 before the Bulls' #3 (Deatrck Nicholls) and #36 (Nate Godwin) are able to bring him down.
In the final play of the first quarter, Navy's Demond Brown (#25) rushes for 3 yards to the USF30. USF #13 (Tajee Fullwood) is credited with the stop. Score is now USF10, Navy 3.
Navy's Chris Swain (#37) pushes through to gain 6 yards to get to the USF24 before he's brought down by USF #36 (Nate Godwin) and #19 (Ronnie Hoggins).
After Navy's Chris Swain (#37) completes the 24 yard rushing touchdown, Austin Grebe (#43) finishes the drive with a successful PAT. Clock 14:17 and score is now tied: Navy 10, USF 10.
USF #5 (Marlon Mack) gains 2 yards before he's swarmed by Navy's Will Anthony (#90) and Tyler Goble (#54) at the USF28.
USF #9 (Quinton Flowers) is able to complete a 43 yard pass, despite a QB hurry by Navy's Kevin McCoy (#40) and having Will Anthony (#90) in his face.
USF field goal attempt by #35 (Emilio Nadalman) misses wide right from the 46 and Navy takes over at the Navy29. Clock 10:56.
Navy's 5 yard pass is complete to Jamir Tillman (#4) but he is stopped at the Navy34 by USF #91 (Eric Lee).
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) continues his assault on the defense with a 6 yard run to the Navy43. USF #43 (Auggie Sanchez) and #3 (Deatrick Nichols) are credited with the stop.
Navy's pass is incomplete to Demond Brown (#25) due to the attention of USF #20 (Devin Abraham).
Punt by Navy's Alex Barta (#80) is downed at the USF19 after 36 yards.
Navy's Amos Mason (#52) is quick to corral USF #5 (Marlon Mack) for a 1 yard gain to the USF20.
USF #49 (Mattias Ciabatti) puts 38 yards to the Navy37, where Navy's DeBrandon Sanders (#21) calls for the fair catch.
avy's Chris "Swain Train" Swain (#37) continues to churn out yards but an illegal block by Navy negates his 6 yard run. USF #43 (Auggie Sanchez) and #52 (Tashon Whitehurst) are credited with the stop.
Navy's pass is complete to Jamir Tillman (#4) but the 4 yard gain to the Navy32 isn't enough to save the play.
A 50-yard punt by Navy's Alex Barta (#80) pushes USF to start at their own 25 after a 7 yard return.
USF return by #13 (Tajee Fullwood) is kept to a 7 yard gain by the solid work by Navy's Ryan Harris (#59).
USF pass by #9 (Quinton Flowers) falls incomplete, thanks to Navy's Quincy Adams (#5).
A 17 yard punt by USF #49 (Mattias Ciabatti) results in the Mids starting on the Navy49.
Navy's Chris Swain (#37) rushes for 9 yards to the USF42 as the Bulls' #43 (Auggie Sanchez) works to stop him.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) gains 4 rushing yards before he's stopped at the USF30 by Bulls #20 (Devin Abraham) and #43 (Auggie Sanchez).
Bodies go flying as Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) keeps the ball (and is successful) on 4th and 1. USF #10 (Deadrin Senat) is ultimately credited with the stop.
Navy's Dishan Romine (#28) carries the ball 9 yards down field before he's stopped by USF #36 (Nate Godwin) at the USF14.
A successful field goal attempt by Navy's Austin Grebe (#43) gives the Mids their first lead of the game. Clock is 00:33 - score is now Navy 13, USF 10.
Navy's David Gordeux (#92) stops the USF kickoff return by #32 (D'Ernest Johnson) at the USF27.
Navy's D.J. Palmore catches USF #32 (D'Ernest Johnson) for a 2 yard loss to end the first half. Score: Navy 13, USF 10.
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