ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says former Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds and fullback Chris Swain can defer their military service to play in the NFL.
Carter made the announcement Friday during his graduation speech to the academy in Annapolis.READ MORE: Man Shot In Joppatowne Saturday, Sheriff's Office Says
As students cheered the news about their graduating classmates, Carter said: “Go get’em.”
Reynolds was drafted in the sixth round by the Baltimore Ravens. He is the NCAA’s career leader in touchdowns and finished his career with 88 TDs and 31 touchdown passes while leading Navy’s triple-option offence. The Ravens plan to use him as a running back, receiver and kick returner.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Cold Front Is Headed Toward Baltimore
Swain has signed with the San Diego Chargers.Man Found Dead Near His Walker On Anne Arundel County Roadway Saturday, Police Say
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