SMU #27 (Chad Hedlund) kicks off to start the second half.
Navy's Demond Brown (#25) takes the handoff and rushes for 4 yards to get the 1st down before SMU #2 (Caleb Tuiasosopo) stops him at the Navy40.
Always fun to see how far the Mids push company spirit for games... 16th company?
The Swain Train, AKA Chris Swain (#37) continues his assault on the SMU defense, gaining 3 yards on this play.
Gotta love huge cardboard heads, bobbing in the brigade, of seniors(L-R) Quentin Ezell (#32), Don Pearson (#50), and Chris Swain (#37). Navy loves cheering for their Mids!
At 4th and 2, from the SMU39, Navy puts their confidence in Chris Swain (#37), who barrels through and gains 3 yards for the Navy 1st down at the SMU36.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) picks up 3 yards and another 1st down before he's wrapped up by SMU #30 (Robert Seals) at the SMU25.
Navy's Demond Brown (#25) concentrates on his target and rushes 19 yards over the end line for another Navy touchdown. Clock 07:50.
PAT attempt by Navy's Austin Grebe (#43) is blocked by SMU #90 (Zach Wood). Score is adjusted to Navy 34, SMU 7.
SMU #10 (Xavier Jones) rushes for 22 yards before he's stopped by Navy's Amos Mason (#52) at the SMU44.
SMU #4 (Matt Davis) is sacked for a loss of 5 yards by Navy's D.J. Palmore (#45) and Amos Mason (#52). Ball is spotted at the SMU39.
SMU 18-yard pass is complete to #16 (Courtland Sutton) where he's brought down by Navy's Mike Kelly (#49) at the Navy43.
PAT attempt by SMU #27 (Chad Hedlund) is good, bringing the score to Navy 34, SMU 14.
Navy's punt by Alex Barta (#80) nets 24 yards before going out-of-bounds at the SMU49.
SMU #4 (Matt Davis) is sacked for a loss of 13 yards by Navy's Amos Mason (#52) and Brandon Jones (#3) with an assist by Tyler Goble (#54). Ball is spotted at the SMU36.
SMU pass to #23 (Jeremiah Gaines) is incomplete at 4th and 6 and the Mids take over on downs at the Navy47.
In the final play of the third quarter, Navy's Quentin Ezell (#32) rushes for 2 yards to get the Mids to the SMU38. SMU #44 (Jackson Mitchell) is credited with the stop.
The Cannoneers end the third quarter with the traditional shot. Score sits at Navy 34, SMU 14.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) powers up the line to gain 6 yards. SMU #32 (R.C. Cox) is credited with the stop at the SMU32.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) touches off his afternoon by rushing past the SMU defense and completes his fourth rushing touchdown. Reynolds now has the all-time NCAA rushing touchdown record with 81 and counting. Clock 14:19.
Even as he makes history, Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) and the rest of his offensive line are poised and ready to continue the battle.
Navy's Austin Grebe (#43) finishes the series with a successful PAT to make the score Navy 41, SMU 14.
The Navy flags were running all afternoon...
Navy's Gavin Jernigan (#16) kicks off 62 yards to the SMU3.
SMU #21 (Deion Sanders) returns the kick 36 yards where he's stopped by Navy's Myer Krah (#9) at the SMU39.
Navy's Daiquan Thomasson (#26) intercepts an SMU pass at the Navy32 and runs the ball back 22 yards to the SMU46. Navy's Quentin Ezell (#32) goes to work and rushes for 4 yards before he's stopped by SMU #22 (Matt McNew) at the SMU42.
Now in at quarterback for Navy... #18... Tago Smith.
Navy's Joshua Walker (#24) rushes the final 8 yards to score another Navy touchdown. Clock 10:59.
Navy's Joshua Walker (#24) celebrating with teammates after his TD.
The Navy Goats-in-training are a bit overwhelmed by all the commotion on the sidelines.
During a major camera meltdown (my own), Navy's Tago Smith (#18) rushed 8 yards for the final Navy touchdown (Clock 03:24) and Austin Grebe (#43) kicked a successful PAT. The game ended with a final score of Navy 55, SMU 14. Navy Juniors Shawn White (#31) and Jamir Tillman (#4) begin celebrating the triumphant senior game day as the team gets ready to sing the Navy Blue and Gold.
Senior DE Will Anthony, #90, of Jacksonville, Florida and Senior OLB Myer Krah, #9, of Durham, North Carolina.
Photo Story: Navy 55, SMU 14 2nd half
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