President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.
Navy can hook an anchor to the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy and bring it to Annapolis.
If there are two teams that shouldn’t mind a 9:30 a.m. kickoff, it’s Navy and Air Force. The Midshipmen and Falcons are used to getting up at the crack of dawn.
Tim Jefferson ran for a 1-yard touchdown in overtime and Parker Herrington added the conversion to give Air Force a wild 35-34 victory over Navy on Saturday, a significant first step in the Falcons’ bid to retain the coveted Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.