Live coverage of the Army Navy 2021 match
Follow us as we cover the 122nd Army Navy Game which is being played 3pm on CBS at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Click here for an overview of everything you need to know before the game.
HALF TIME: Army leads Navy, 13-7.
Army quarterback Christian Anderson opened the scoring with a 56-yard touchdown run for a 7-0 lead over the Black Knights’ first practice before the Navy responded to tie the game with a touchdown run. 8-yard quarterback Tai Lavatai to top off an 11- play, 83-yard drive with 7:22 left in the first. Army responded by going for 61 yards in 12 plays and settling for a 31-yard field goal from Cole Talley, and he took a 10-7 lead in the second quarter. After several punts and better defense from both teams, Army extended their lead to 13-7 with a 32-yard field goal from Talley with 11 seconds left in the first half.
The Army topped the Navy in total yardage, 175 to 130, and launched for 92 yards while getting eight first tries. Navy edged the Black Knights 84-83 and has five first downs but hasn’t moved the ball much after his first score. The army has the advantage in time of possession, from 5:24 p.m. to 12:36 p.m.
0:11 left, second quarter. Cole Talley had a 32-yard field goal, his second mark of the day, to give the Army a 13-7 lead over the Navy.
There are 5 hours left, second quarter. Navy kicker Bijan Nichols missed a 53-yard field goal attempt that would have tied the score at 10. The Army held onto a 10-7 lead.
Chance Warren returned a punt from 22 yards, while the Navy regained possession with 10-7 midway through the second quarter.
The navy, led 10-7, returns the ball to the army with 8:29 left in the second quarter.
The Army deeply pinches the Navy after a punt with 11:07 left in the second quarter, leading 10-7.
Army recovers the ball with a 10-7 lead and 13:22 to play in the second quarter after the Navy’s first punt.
END OF FIRST QUARTER. The Army holds a 10-7 lead over the Navy.
The Army overtook the Navy in total yardage, 141-84, and passed 61 yards. The Black Knights have five first tries versus four for the Mids, which equals the number of first tries they had in last year’s game. The army has the advantage in time of possession, 9:09 to 5:51.
ARMY FIELD OBJECTIVE. 0:13 left, first quarter. Cole Talley fielded 31 yards to give the Army a 10-7 lead. The Army traveled 61 yards in 12 plays.
MARINE TOUCHDOWN. 7:22 left, first quarter: QB Tai Lavatai topped the 83-yard 11-game opener with an 8-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7.
Relief quarterback Xavier Arline leaves the game with an injury after a 10-yard run in the Navy’s first possession.
ARMY TOUCH. 1:00 p.m. left, first quarter: Quarterback Christian Anderson is guarding him for a 56-yard touchdown run for a 7-0 lead.
Navy wins the toss and defers; The army will start with the ball.
Flyover welcomes teams in the field.
Navy honoring former Navy player Brian Bourgeois.
The teams have a traditional exchange of prisoners in the midfield.
The army and navy, in specialized uniforms, are on the ground, ready to kick off.
The teams take to the field for warm-ups.
Cadets and Midshipmen march on.
ESPN’s Lee Corso chooses the Navy to turn the army upside down.
ESPN College GameDay concludes eighth visit to Army-Navy.
Here’s what else you need to know:
- Navy leads the streak 61-53-7, including a record-breaking 14-game winning streak from 2002-2015, but Army has won four of the last five, its best streak since the early 1990s. The Midshipmen won there is two, 31-7, as senior quarterback Malcolm Perry ran for a career-high 304 yards and scored two touchdowns to end the Army’s three-game winning streak.
- The Army won last year’s game, 15-0, to secure its first Navy shutout since 1969 and the rivalry’s first shutout since the Navy won 35-0 in 2008. The Black Knights have limited the contenders to just four first downs and 117 total yards.
- Navy is 3-8 on the season. The midshipmen lost their first three games to Marshall, Air Force and Houston before defeating central Florida on October 2 for their first victory. However, Navy lost their next three games to SMU and Memphis before battling No. 2 Cincinnati over in a 27-20 loss. The Mids upset Tulsa on the road before losing to Notre Dame and East Carolina, but jump into the rivalry game on a high note after beating Temple, 38-14, on November 27.
- The Army is 8-3 on the season. After starting the season 4-0, the Black Knights lost their next three games to Ball State, Wisconsin and Wake Forest. However, they enter this year’s rivalry game on a four-game winning streak that began with a 21-14 overtime victory over the Air Force service academy rival.