Justin Tucker kicked six field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Detroit Lions 18-16 in a crucial Monday night matchup with playoff implications in both conferences.
All Keenan Reynolds wanted was to beat Army. The nimble-footed quarterback got his wish, dashing through the snow and a weary defense all the way into the NCAA record book.
After he walked off the snow-covered field at Eastern Illinois Friday night, Towson running back Terrance West said he was pretty sure he’d never played a game quite like this one.
This weekend’s Army/Navy game is a tradition bordering on the sacred. Even the game ball has a special way of getting into the stadium.
Dennis Pitta was uncharacteristically miserable, for good reason. The Baltimore Ravens tight end had just undergone surgery to repair his dislocated and fractured right hip after he fell awkwardly in the end zone on the second day of training camp. As he lay in the hospital bed, Pitta knew his football career could very well be over.
The Towson Tigers are on top. The football team is on its way to Illinois to take on the Eastern Illinois Panthers in the college football subdivision playoffs.
In just two seasons at the Naval Academy, Keenan Reynolds has already earned a reputation for exuding confidence and poise in pressure-filled situations.
At first, it appeared the unrelenting snow would be the main topic of conversation. Then came an incredible flurry of touchdowns — five over the final 125 seconds — that truly made this a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable football game.
Maryland won’t have to cross the state line for its first bowl appearance since 2010.
Terrance West added to his nation-leading touchdown totals by three to lead Towson past Fordham 48-28 in the second round of the FBC playoffs on Saturday.
Tim Pirrone threw one touchdown, and Brad Rinehart ran for another as Middletown earned a third straight state title with a 17-3 victory over Patuxent in Saturday’s Class 2A championship game.
Alex Barnes ran for two touchdowns and had another 29-yard score off an interception to lead Fort Hill to the Maryland Class 1A state football championship with a 25-0 victory over Douglass on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium.