Navy's football program was going through a bit of a crisis less than a month ago. The offensive coordinator was fired, and then he wasn't. Either way, the team's problems looked like they'd take a while to fix.
Longtime assistant Ivin Jasper is staying with the Navy coaching staff after another bad loss left his status in limbo.
The Midshipmen did part ways with another member of their staff — offensive assistant Billy Ray Stutzmann says he's been dismissed after he was unable to follow the academy's COVID-19 policy for religious reasons.
Anyone who watches Navy football knows if the Midshipmen aren't gaining significant yardage on the ground, something's wrong.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Navy built the biggest turnaround of any team in college football this season by relying on the nation’s most prolific rushing attack.
So, naturally, the 21st-ranked Midshipmen won the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday by completing a fourth-down halfback option pass in the final minute.