ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Navy football team weren’t stuck flying coach as they journeyed to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl thanks to the New England Patriots.
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Navy tweeted its thanks Thursday morning.
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— Navy Athletics (@NavyAthletics) December 26, 2019
In response, the Patriots tweeted “Sweet ride.”
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— Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) December 26, 2019
The team landed safely in Memphis around noon Thursday. They take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday.