Navy could be without injured quarterback Keenan Reynolds in Saturday’s game against Virginia Military Institute.
With a 300-pound lineman rumbling toward the end zone for a game-tying touchdown, Navy’s defense came up with its biggest stop.
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In just two seasons at the Naval Academy, Keenan Reynolds has already earned a reputation for exuding confidence and poise in pressure-filled situations.
Keenan Reynolds set an NCAA record by scoring seven rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, and Navy downed San Jose State 58-52 on Friday night.
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No one, least of all Texas State coach Dennis Franchione, was surprised to see Navy’s running game prosper. Navy beat Texas State 21-10 on Saturday.
Keenan Reynolds ran for 159 yards and a touchdown and threw two scoring passes to Brandon Turner, helping Navy beat Florida Atlantic 24-17 on Saturday for its fifth straight victory.
Keenan Reynolds rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more, and Navy had a season-high 563 total yards in a 56-28 rout of East Carolina on Saturday.
Keenan Reynolds completed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Matt Aiken with 2:02 to play and Nick Sloan added the point after as Navy rallied for a 31-30 win over Indiana on Saturday.